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Vicenzaoro 2024: 70th Edition Highlights Industry Innovations and Global Craftsmanship January 24, 2024 (0 comments)


Vicenza, Italy--From January 19 to 23, the Vicenza Expo Centre hosted the 70th edition of Vicenzaoro January (VOJ), organized by the Italian Exhibition Group (IEG). Celebrating seven decades, this year's fair reflects on its heritage while embracing the industry's future.

According to a report in Forbes, the event attracted participants from 136 countries last year and featured the Jewellery Boutique Show, spotlighting fine jewelry with a focus on Italian craftsmanship. VO 70 also introduced T.Gold, displaying the latest in jewelry-making technology, and VO Vintage, offering a selection of vintage watches and jewelry, along with educational seminars and networking events until January 22.

Industry experts, including Elle Hill of Hill & Co., known for her work with Plukka and her collaboration with consultant Donatella Zappieri, were in attendance. Hill & Co., covering the jewelry supply chain, presented strategies integrating digital innovation with revenue growth, highlighting Vicenzaoro's role in fostering partnerships and strategic growth.

VO 70 features seminars and social events focusing on sustainable sourcing and ethical manufacturing. The "Made in Italy" emblem is celebrated, linking Italy's jewelry heritage with modern design. This was showcased in Trendvision Jewellery + Forecasting's multimedia presentation, "Preservation: Celebrating the Values of Made in Italy for Future Legacy."

Industry figures like Isabella Traglio of Vhernier and Claudia D'Arpizio of Bain and Company led discussions on the relationship between art and luxury jewelry. CIBJO, the International Jewellery Confederation, hosted seminars on sustainability, including "Halo to Hammer: Reward and Risk in Social Media Marketing," exploring social media's influence on the industry.

The Jewelry Technology Forum, in partnership with Legor Group, explored new advancements in jewelry making and technologies, addressing digitalization and new material innovations.

Learn more in the entire article on Forbes.

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