Seeing the value of creativity and innovative designs in the long-term development of the jewellery industry, renowned jewellery conglomerate KGK Group is sponsoring the inaugural JNA Conference at the September Hong Kong Jewellery & Gem Fair.
Sanjay Kothari, vice chairman of KGK
An impressive roster of international jewellery designers will gather at the JNA Conference: “From Inspiration to Innovation – The Designer’s Journey of Creativity” to be held on the sidelines of the September Hong Kong Jewellery & Gem Fair.
Sponsored by KGK Group, the conference is scheduled for September 19 from 3pm to 5pm at Rooms S426 and S427 of the Hong Kong Convention & Exhibition Centre.
Industry luminary and KGK Group Vice Chairman Sanjay Kothari is among the guest speakers at the conference.
A fourth-generation entrepreneur, Kothari has driven the century-old group’s growth and continued expansion into new markets. Over the last 30 years, he has spearheaded its evolution into a multinational conglomerate in the gem and jewellery industry. Under his inspired leadership, KGK Group’s business now spans from mines to retail brands with over 12,000 employees around the world.
The foundation of KGK Group was laid in 1905 with the trading of gemstones. Since then, it has ardently followed a path of natural progression, attaining multidimensional growth across 18 countries. The group has always been consistent in its attentive expansion benefitting the industry as a whole. As a result, it has achieved the vertically integrated standing of mines-to-brands in the gem and jewellery industry and offers considerable competitive advantage.
With years of hard work and foresight, KGK now shares direct benefits with its patrons, forging lasting relationships. A critical understanding of the region’s business dynamics, primary resources, local infrastructure, talent pool, growth prospects and many other critical indicators have assisted KGK in its successful expansion. Its indomitable geographical growth has reaped multidimensional benefits, gaining a competitive edge for inclusive growth.
Committed to giving back to the people and communities that make its endeavours possible, the group supports various benevolent initiatives aimed at making a difference in the lives of marginalised communities. Also, the group is increasingly addressing gender equality and diversity as part of its healthy business practices and performance. Its concentrated effort ensures that all initiatives are inclusive, transparent and thus sustainable.