On Wednesday, 29 June 2016, the Hong Kong Jewellers’ & Goldsmiths’ Association held its Annual General Meeting and celebrated its 63rd anniversary as a registered limited company at second floor of Fulum Palace, 438 King’s Road, North Point, Hong Kong.
More than three hundred guests and members participated in the event. The ceremony was simple but grand. The Chairman reviewed the work and achievements of the Association in the past year:
- Since its launch in early 2007, the “ Natural Fei Cui Quality Mark” Scheme jointly organized by The Hong Kong Jewellers’ & Goldsmiths Association and The Kowloon Pearls, Precious Stones, Jade, Gold and Silver Ornament Merchants Association has accredited around 290 merchants, comparing to only 151 at the beginning. To further publicize the scheme, promotion has been implemented on TVB ,bus advertisements and MTR since November of last year, promoting that shops with the “ Natural Fei Cui Quality Mark” sell only the natural jade.
- The Association continued its efforts to act as an issuing body of the “ No Fakes Pledge” coordinated by the Intellectual Property Department.
- Organized by Association and sponsored by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council and World Gold Council , the 16th Chuk Kam Jewellery Design Competition 2016 is open to the public. The competition is divided into three groups: Open Group, the Fashionable 18K Group and Student Group. All groups are expected to design concept of “Gold 4.0 – Innovate outside of the box ． Inspire the heart and soul” of World Gold Council on the three themes: “ Renewed Traditions”, “Time and Tides” and “Future Construction”. Twenty winning designs were announced at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre on 3rd March 2016, and displayed in the Hong Kong International Show 2016 from 3rd to 7th March.
- The promotion campaign for the “ Quality Gold Mark 2016” was launched through the TVB ,bus advertising and MTR earlier this year.