The Province Wellesley Gold & Silver Ornament Merchants Association (PWGS) is pleased to announce the PWGS Trade Fair 2023, set to take place from 9-11 June 2023, at the Setia SPICE Convention Centre. The event promises to be a spectacular showcase of Penang's gold and jewellery industry and its unique culture, traditions, and craftsmanship.
The PWGS Trade Fair 2023 will feature 100 exhibitors and is expected to draw 10,000 visitors from across Malaysia. This event is a great opportunity for the local gold and jewellery industry to promote togetherness and teamwork, and to showcase their strength on the world stage.
In addition to boosting the local economy, the PWGS Trade Fair 2023 will help to attract more visitors to Penang, promoting the state as a hub for creative industries. The trade fair will also provide a platform for international promotion and publicity of local designers, who have long been overdue for recognition.
"The unique cultural identity and beauty of Penang can be seen in every piece of jewellery created by our talented designers. The designs are a reflection of our diverse heritage, with influences from Malay, Chinese, Indian, and European cultures. By showcasing these designs at PWGS 2023, we are not only promoting the jewellery industry, but also showcasing the rich cultural heritage of Penang to the world. Visitors to the fair will have the opportunity to immerse themselves in Penang's unique beauty, and take home a piece of that beauty with them in the form of a stunning piece of jewellery." said The Hon. Yeoh Soon Hin Penang, State Exco for Tourism and Creative Economy, Penang.
He added that this trade fair will provide an opportunity for us to showcase Penang as a hub for creative industries. The state government has always supported creative and economy-boosting trade showcases such as this fair. Initiatives like PWGS 2023 deserve recognition for inspiring confidence among traders, designers, and visitors alike.
Penang is poised to become a stellar destination for large-scale exhibitions, owing to its current state-of-the-art facilities and upcoming developments. The state government is committed to leveraging this potential to its fullest, promising a concerted effort to attract more exhibitions to Penang in the future.
Ashwin Gunasekeran, Chief Executive Officer of Penang Convention & Exhibition Bureau, expressed that by bringing in renowned exhibitions and trade fairs, we not only showcase Penang's capabilities but also bolster our local economy. These events attract a diverse range of exhibitors, buyers, and visitors, injecting vitality into various sectors and contributing to the overall growth and prosperity of our state. Our commitment to supporting the exhibition industry goes beyond providing world-class venues. We strive to create an environment that is conducive to success. We work closely with exhibitors, event organisers, and industry stakeholders to ensure seamless operations, tailored experiences, and unparalleled service quality.
The PWGS Trade Fair 2023 will bring together experts, entrepreneurs, and enthusiasts from around the world to celebrate and promote our vibrant and dynamic industry. This trade fair is an opportunity to display our country's best talents in jewellery design and craftsmanship and a perfect platform to promote Malaysia's gold and jewellery industry to the world.