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Bangkok Gems & Jewelry Fair Starts Sept. 13

May 18, 2012 11:14 AM   By Ricci Dipshan
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RAPAPORT...The 50th edition of the Bangkok Gems & Jewelry Fair (BGJF50) is scheduled for  September 13 to 17. Organizers of the five-day fair expect to accommodate more than 3,500 exhibitors at the  Impact Challenger Exhibition and Convention Center.

The fair is typically planned twice a year. The 49th edition, which was held in February, hosted 31,376 visitors of which 10,000 or so were from outside Thailand.  The jewelry fair also features some 36 country pavilions.

Thai Gem & Jewelry Traders Association's chairman, Somchai Phornchindarak, said, "Starting with only 48 booths in 1983, we are expanding constantly and the BGJF50 is expected to host over 3,500 booths with the recorded number of international visitors that would visit the show and share the excellent satisfaction they have with the show and sourcing of gems and jewelry from Thailand."
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