Q: Why has Jewellery Arabia 2020 been rescheduled?
A: Informa Markets is committed to supporting the Bahrain government’s robust preventative measures against the COVID-19 pandemic. The exhibition venue, the Bahrain International Exhibition & Convention Centre, is being prioritised for the possible continuance of its current use as a medical and testing facility during November, an eventuality Jewellery Arabia supports and welcomes. As a result, and with consultation with His Excellency the Minister of Industry, Commerce and Tourism, we have agreed to move Jewellery Arabia 2020 to November 2021.
Q: What are the new dates for Jewellery Arabia?
A: The 29th edition of Jewellery Arabia has been rescheduled for 16-20 November 2021.
Q: Are the rescheduled dates the final dates for the exhibtion?
A: Rescheduled dates are confirmed by venue and Bahrain authorities and therefore to be considered final.
Q: What precautions will the organizers be taking to ensure the safety of delegates in light of the COVID-19 pandemic?
A: We want to reassure you that we are, and will, continue to closely monitor developments of COVID-19. Your health, safety and wellbeing at our event is our utmost priority. We are therefore following all safety advice and precautions as recommended by the local departments of health, as well as the World Health Organization (WHO).
We are actively working with the venue and our official suppliers to ensure precautionary measures are in place during the build-up, show open and break-down phases, including the highest standards of cleanliness and hygiene.
We will continue to monitor the situation and keep you informed with any developments.
Q: Has the event location been moved?
A: No. The exhibition will be held in Bahrain International Exhibition & Convention Centre as in previous years.
Q: Who is the main point of contact for any questions and concerns regarding the rescheduling?
A: Please contact your nearest Informa Markets office from the list:
Q: I registered for 2020 and cannot attend in November 2021. What do I do?
A: Kindly get in touch with your responsible Sales Manager to explore opportunities together.
Q: I registered for 2020 and want to attend in November 2021. What do I do?
A: You are all set. All money paid in connection with the event will be transferred and your booked location remains reserved for your team. Our finance department will send you an updated payment schedule with extended dates for the second payment as soon as possible. We look forward to seeing you in November 2021.
Q: Will my payment plan change due to the rescheduling?
A: The payment plan will change in line with the new exhibition dates. Therefore, the deadline for the second payment will be extended to August 2021. Our finance department will send you an updated payment schedule with exact dates.
Q: What happens to money already paid to Informa in connection with the event?
A: As the exhibition has been rescheduled, all paid money will be carried forward to November 2021.
Q: I hadn’t registered for 2020 and want to come in November 2021. What do I do?
A: It’s great you are planning to join our show in November 2021! Please fill in our space-enquiry form and your responsible sales manager will be in touch the soonest to discuss all opportunities for your team.
Q: Will my airfare and other travel expenses, such as visa application, be reimbursed?
A: Expenses are not refundable. We kindly ask you to seek compensation through your own travel insurance.
Health & Safety
Q: What is new in terms of health and safety at Jewellery Arabia? How does this affect our participation?
A: As organisers, we are ensuring that local government guidelines are respected but we are also going beyond by implementing a series of health and safety measures. Social distancing, multiple sanitization stations, Personal Protective Equipment distribution, two-way traffic aisles will all be implemented at the event.
Q: How do the health and safety measures affect our stand design at Jewellery Arabia?
A: The stand size and its design are important as they will impact each stand’s capacity. With a larger build area and more features present, the stand capacity decreases.
Q: Are there any limitations in terms of stand capacity?
A: Taking into account a 1m-social distancing and stand build area. Below is the maximum number of visitors allowed on a stand at once.
Q: Are there any limitations in terms of on-stand activities?
A: An approval for on-stand activities is required. The form is available on the exhibitor manual and should be submitted to the technical team for review.
Q: How does it affect exhibitors coming from abroad?
A: Exhibitors travelling from overseas should follow the guidelines issued by their country of origin as well as Bahrain’s Government travel guidelines. Both are subject to change at any time without prior notice. To support our exhibitors from overseas we have put in place a flexible cancellation policy for those who are unable to travel due to Covid-19 travel restrictions. To learn more about this opportunity, please get in touch with your responsible sales manager.
Q: Do I have to be vaccinated to visit the show?
A: As of today, being vaccinated is not a pre-requisite to attend Jewellery Arabia but this is subject to change depending on the local government guidelines.