How and What to Buy at GJIIE – Retail Gurukul What is special about the #GJIIE Show?

Are you looking for the latest market trends, designs, styles for your jewellery business? Your answer is Only at #GJIIE – Chennai Trade Exhibition– to be held at Chennai from 23rd – 25th March 2018.

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What is special about the #GJIIE Show?

The three day GJIIE (March 23rd to 25th) is the second largest gems & jewellery B2B exhibition in India. It will have a participation of over 300 exhibitors that include wholesalers, retailers, importers and exporters, jewellery manufacturers, machinery manufacturers, diamond, gemstone, pearl suppliers and traders, precious metal and jewellery mounting traders and suppliers, and representatives from trade and governmental bodies.

10 reasons to attend #GJIIE – Chennai Trade Exhibition

How is it different from other Jewellery Expos? Let us see.

  1. Exclusive

The GJIIE Exhibition is a gateway to the Indian Jewellery Market, with a special focus on the South India’s repertoire. Retailers find it very convenient to visit the exhibition which is a short distance away from most locations in South India.

  1. Extensive

Yes, with 300+ booths spaced out on a wide expanse at the Chennai Trade Centre, the #GJIIE Exhibition is one of the most extensive Jewellery Exhibitions in South India indeed! In it’s 13th year, the popularity has only increased over time.

It is a unique opportunity for retailers to view maximum jewellery designs under one roof! And plan for the biggest season of the year – Akshaya Tritiya, due in April. But come prepared on what to buy at the fair. The choice is so vast indeed.

The Visitor count is expected to be more than 15,000 across manufacturers, wholesalers, retailers, service providers etc. So, it is indeed a great opportunity to not only do your buying and selling, but also to network and understand each others opportunities and challenges.

  1. Eventful

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Attractive and alluring, the #GJIIE Chennai Jewellery Exhibition is going to be quite an event drawing a large crowd of serious trade visitors to its fore. Foreign buyers are also expected at the event, apart from a large number of retailers from South India, looking for specific types of jewellery.

South Indian Retailers find #GJIIE as a singular platform to learn and exchange new ideas on the jewellery trade and to educate themselves from the guest lectures and product sessions. Compared to other exhibitions in say Mumbai, which many a retailer may not necessarily attend, the #GJIIE exhibition is like their own back yard for shopping, not only now, but also for the whole year ahead.

  1. Exquisite

Indian Jewellery comes in diverse, distinct and dynamic forms and the GJIIE has it all. Traditional, Antique, Modern, Tribal, Temple, Fusion, Filigree, Ivory, Bead, Kundan, Meenakari, Jadau, Chettinad, Lac, Navratna, Stone, Panchakam….the list is endless. It is one the most exquisite display of India’s ethnic and exotic jewels and every retailer is sure to learn something from it to upgrade his jewellery collections.

At the fair, the exhibitors show cases South Indian Specialities like Manga mala, kasu mala, pacchi designs etc.

  1. Extraordinary

The #GJIIE – Chennai Jewellery Trade Exhibition is an extraordinary show of enormous standards. A Mega B2B gem and jewellery extravaganza by #MJDMA and UBM India at the Chennai Trade Centre in Nandambakkam, Chennai. The attendance is restricted to trade visitors only and the age limit is above 18. This South India focused event is a congregation of manufacturers, wholesalers, retailers, suppliers, importers and exporters of the jewellery trade. Retailers find the #GJIIE – Chennai Jewellery Trade Exhibition as the best platform for business networking among other associates of the jewellery trade.

The #GJIIE – Chennai Jewellery Trade Exhibition is showcasing the latest machinery required for the manufacturing processes and other service providers are also on display.

  1. Elegant

Flawless and fine cut diamond jewellery, glossy and glittering gold, coloured semi-precious stones and beads, loose uncut diamonds- elegance is in its finest form at the GJIIE – Chennai Trade Exhibition. The Product Sections include Loose Stones, Studded Jewellery and Gold Jewellery where both machine and handmade jewels are displayed in prime position.

  1. Engage with new and old

The #GJIIE – Chennai Jewellery Trade Exhibition is not a mere “window shopping” show. The amiable hospitality extended by the conveners coupled with the thoughtful business makes the #GJIIE – Chennai Jewellery Trade Exhibition an absolute must to visit

For busy businessmen, every minute means money and no time is wasted at the #GJIIE as you meet future buyers, suppliers and develop new business contacts, even while meeting with the old and established relationships.

  1. Educational

With informative product sessions, lectures by gemologists and jewel experts talks from top jewellery manufacturers, the #GJIIE – Chennai Jewellery Trade Exhibitionis an excellent platform for retailers to gain knowledge updates and business interactions in the jewellery sector.

The ultimate destination for all involved in the Jewel trade the #GJIIE – Chennai Jewellery Trade Exhibition is a spectacular and sensational show of special jewel display.

Do you want more Dhanda in 2018?

Then why not attend the 9th edition of the Retail Gurukul’s Best Retailing Practices Workshop Extra Dhandha, Simple Ideas by Shivaram.

Shivaram is a much in demand Consultant & Trainer to many retailers all over India. He was Merchandising Head @ Tanishq. He founded Retail Gurukul in 2012 and he and his team have worked with over 150+Clients across retailers, manufacturers, national, international and governmental organisations across the length and breadth of India. Visit Retail Gurukul for more information.


  1. Purpose of the business
  2. Writing a business plan
  3. Inventory Control
  4. Problem-solving – yours

Focus on What to buy, How to buy and what not to buy!

Want to increase sales while reducing your dead stock?


Jewellers from all over India will participate.


25th Mar, 2018 Sun @ the Seminar Hall, Chennai Trade Centre, Chennai 12 noon to 1 pm.

About 75 to 100 participants are expected to attend.

RSVP or Telecall or Whatsapp your participation to 9036036524


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  1. Enjoyable

Retailers can take a break and mix business with pleasure while in Chennai. It’s a familiar place for many and a new place for some. It is one of the most entertaining places to visit, including a business cum pleasure visit to Usman Road, to see how the large jewellery retailers are doing their business from multi storied retail store.

  1. Explore

Explore new ideas, new thinking, the new way of doing the business by attending Retail Gurukul’s Workshop. Network with like-minded people in retail jewellery Industry and explore new opportunities.

For more information about the workshop on Best Practices in Retailing,

Call 9632081405/ Rahul, Head- Operations

RetailGurukul, Bangalore