LONDON, July 14, 2010 – IJL 2010 will have a substantial increase in exhibitor numbers and visitor registration compared with 2009.
The show (September 5 – 8) will unveil striking new features, including a prestigious line-up of seminar speakers, including celebrated UK designer Stephen Webster who will give a talk on men’s jewellery.
There will be even more exhibitors at the event this year -- 481 had signed up by early July.
Leading brands and designers will be returning to showcase and launch their design collections, such as: Shaun Leane, Babette Wasserman, SHO Fine Jewellery, Rachel Galley, Silver Willow, Farah Qureshi, Francesca Sibylla Augusta, Kit Heath, Paul Kennedy, Hot Diamonds, Nomination, Coeur de Lion, Mark Milton and Domino.
Newcomers will add a fresh feel to the show. Laura Gravestock will be launching her Promise collection, and there will be other new names such as Moon Products Ltd, SuShila, decï, Carrie Elspeth, and Kranz & Ziegler Denmark.
Distributer DMJ will launch new collections from Storywheels, and designer Tomasz Donocik will exhibit for the first time, after his launch as a Bright Young Gem at IJL in 2006.
Acting IJL event manager Sam Willoughby said, “We are receiving such great feedback about the show generally, and about the new features and initiatives launched for both visitors and exhibitors at IJL in the past couple of years.
“IJL delivers everything a retailer or buyer could need – business advice, fresh ideas, networking opportunities and the best new designers alongside successful brands”.