27-th International specialized exhibition project "GIFTS EXPO. AUTUMN 2016 " - "CHRISTMAS & FESTIVE DECORATIONS" - "HOUSEWARE EXPO" - "COSTUME JEWELLERY & ACCESSORIES" - "FASHION JEWELLERY" - "MOSCOW CLOCK AND WATCH" was successfully held on 20 - 23 of September 2016 in Russia, Moscow, in GOSTINY DVOR Exhibition Complex.

At the united exhibition project "GIFTS EXPO. AUTUMN 2016" took part 474 prestigious Russian and foreign companies from Germany, Belgium, Italy, Serbia, Hungary, Israel, China, India, Afghanistan, Armenia, Republic of Belarus. National expositions from India supported by Export Promotion Council for Handicrafts (EPCH) and National exposition from Afghanistan supported by Export Promotion Agency of Afghanistan (EPAA) were organized at the exhibition.

Exhibition project GIFTS EXPO is characterized by its audience, both participants and visitors, who have special purpose appropriate for the subject of the exhibition.
In questionnaires of the past project GIFTS EXPO participants noted high management level of organizers, professionalism, efficiency and intelligence of project managers.

GIFTS EXPO participants noted a large number of new, first time participating companies and professionals - entrepreneurs who visited the project.

According to the general opinion of both participants and visitors, GIFTS EXPO is the only project in Eastern Europe and Russia, which brings together representatives of all gifts and souvenirs and Christmass business, sector of interior items and goods for home as well as fashion, authors jewelry and accessories segment. This project determines trends of market development, supply and demand. Business representatives try to participate or to visit GIFTS EXPO project.

Wide advertising campaign of autumn exhibition project was held on TV and radio, in specialized web-sites and 130 specialized magazines, invitations have been sent to specialists and corporative clients.Volume of advertising campaign of the exhibition project is increasing every year and has a wide resonance in the business community.

According to the registration data this autumn exhibition project was visited by 29673 specialists from Russian Federation and foreign countries. Geography of visitors is very wide: Abakan, Anadyr, Almetyevsk, Angarsk, Arkhangelsk, Astana, Astrakhan, Barnaul, Belgorod, Berdsk, Biisk, Blagoveshchensk, Brest, Bryansk, Budennovsk, Veliky Novgorod, Vladivostok, Vladikavkaz, Vladimir, Volzhsky, Volgograd, Vologda, Vorkuta, Voronezh, Goose Crystalniy, Glazov, Derbent, Ekaterinburg, Chrysostom, Ivanovo, Izhevsk, Irkutsk, Yoshkar-Ola, Kazan, Kaliningrad, Kaluga, Kemerovo, Kirov, Komsomolsk-on-Amur, Kostroma, Kotlas, Krasnodar, Krasnoyarsk, Kurgan , Kursk, Lipetsk, Magadan, Magnitogorsk, Makhachkala, Miass, Murmansk, Nizhny Tagil, Naberezhnye Chelny, Nalchik, Nakhodka, Neftekamsk, Nizhny Novgorod, Nizhnekamsk, Novokuznetsk, Novorossiysk, Novosibirsk, Novocherkassk, Novy Urengoy, Norilsk, Odessa, Omsk, Orenburg , Orel, Penza, Perm, Petrozavodsk, Petropavlovsk - Kamchatsky, Rostov-on-Don, Ryazan, Salekhard, Samara, St. Petersburg, Saransk, Saratov, Svetlogorsk, Severobaikalsk, Simferopol, Smolensk, Sochi, Stavropol, Stary Oskol, Surgut, Syktyvkar, Taganrog, Tambov, Tolyatti, Tomsk, Tula, Tyumen, Ulyanovsk, Ussuriysk, Ufa, Khabarovsk, Khanty-Mansiysk, Perm, Chelyabinsk, Cherepovets, Chita, Yakutsk, Yalta, Kiev and Dnepropetrovsk (Ukraine), Brest and Minsk (Belarus), Kishinev (Moldova), Yerevan (Armenia), Tbilisi (Georgia), Baku (Azerbaijan), Ashgabat (Turkmenistan), Bishkek (Kyrgyzstan), Dushanbe (Tajikistan), Tashkent (Uzbekistan), Pavlodar, Aktobe, Shymket and Astana (Kazakhstan), Ulan Bator (Mongolia), Tallinn (Estonia), Vilnius (Lithuania), Riga (Latvia).
Among them there were buyers, distributors, representatives of wholesale purchasing companies, representatives of retail chains, trading houses, shopping centers, department stores, directors of stores, interior designer, representatives of advertising agencies, VIP and others.

Correspondents of printed media, web portals and television visited exhibition, interviewed representatives of companies participating in the exhibition, and made thematic plots and reviews, which were broadcast on television. Participants of the exhibition project GIFTS EXPO expressed gratitude to organizers and project managers: "It is the only exhibition which provides orders for the whole year ". Exhibitors received orders, offers, met with their regular partners and found new customers who were about 40% of all visitors.


At "GIFTS & INTERIOR DECORATION" salon leading companies presented wide assortment of products: ethnic souvenirs, gifts and souvenirs for interior decoration, decorative ceramics, glasses, porcelain, silver, bronze, leather, wood, textile, retro styled interior items, ethnic interior items, vases, figurines, souvenir arms, caskets, decorative furniture, clocks, floral art, pictures, reproductions, posters, carpets, lighting design, fireplaces, statues and figures for interior and outdoor decoration, decorative knights and armor, art forging, eco-gifts (natural cosmetics, handmade soaps, home furnishings and decor made from natural and sustainable materials), gastronomic gifts (fruit and chocolate bouquets, fountains, alcohol, coffee and tea sets), handmade gifts and souvenirs, sets for creativity and hobbies and more.

More giftware and interior items customers prefer exclusive products that are made by masters hands. Items in "Provence" and "Vintage" styles still remain relevant.

"BUSINESS GIFTS, SOUVENIRS, ELITE STATIONERY" salon presents corporate VIP-gifts, business souvenirs, USB - hubs, webcams, card readers, USB flash and other devices running from the port, electronic gadgets, souvenirs, working on water and solar energy, and others; diaries, luxury stationery, copies of the Russian Empire atlases in old-bound, new and innovative solutions for corporate gifts and souvenirs, handmade sailing ships, art pottery, postcards, calendars, gift bags made of different materials, mugs, magnets, coasters, gift panels, medals, diplomas, cups, miniature books collections, souvenirs, accessories and genuine leather souvenirs, picnic sets, travel sets and much more.

Exhibitors note that production of business souvenirs goes on, range of products annually change, for example assortment of notebooks changed by 70%, pens by 60%. Lately it became fashionable to put the company logo on office clocks, flash drives, folders and gift bags. Fashion for printed materials hasn`t particularly changed, market has well-established notions of beauty and style.

"CHRISTMAS & FESTIVE DECORATIONS" salon presents a wide assortment of artificial trees, Christmas-tree decorations and toys holiday gifts, tinsel, Christmas and holiday products, gifts and souvenirs for holidays, festive packaging, decorative and scented candles, floral decorations, festive decorations for interior and shop windows, carnival costumes and accessories, pyrotechnics, lighting design (electro garlands, illumination), accessories with the New Year symbols, figures and toys, festive agencies services and much more.

According to designers opinion turquoise, mint and green firs will be relevant. Many specialists suggest to decorate Christmas trees with bright and flashy jewelry, to us ea lot of shiny decorations, tinsel and Christmas lights. Year 2017 is a year of the fiery red Rooster on eastern calendar, so Christmas trees should have colors of this element - red, orange, brown, yellow. Handmade style in decorating of holiday trees becomes more popular. Designers offer to decorate trees with edible items, floral compositions, shells, dried fruits or to make handmade unusual toys.
September is a time for big customers and wholesalers to determine the range and order Christmas products.

At "HOUSEWARE EXPO" were represented exclusive tableware, kitchenware and houseware products, tea, coffee and dining decor, table decorations home textiles and more.

According to estimates of exhibitors, this year the greatest demand among customers caused dishes made of metal (polymer, ceramic and enameled). Second place of consumer preferences takes tableware made of porcelain, earthenware and ceramics. Monotonous black dishes or traditional white, which is allocated a minimum decor looks very nice. Huge popular today has collection of porcelain tableware with the effect of "crumpled", it causes illusion that dishes are made of paper. The third feature of the current fashion is the use of tableware made of colored glass and crystal, table turns into a kind of stained glass windows.

"COSTUME JEWELLERY & ACCESSORIES" - "FASHION JEWELLERY" represented a wide range of exclusive and everyday jewelry, women's, men's and children's bijouterie; hair accessories, watches, sun glasses, scarves, shawls, caskets, gloves, small buckles, belts, bags and handbags, accessories of leather and fur, accessories made of artificial and fresh flowers, hats, umbrellas, cosmetics, packaging for jewelry and accessories and more.

In 2017 will be relevant fashion jewelry, especially big earrings with stones, bright flashy colors, necklace with inserts of glass and metal, necklace in form of tattoos, wide necklace to the whole neck area, original and small pendants, pearl, leather and metal bracelets with stones, earrings with tassels of leather, thread and fine laces, watches with lots of bracelets, brooches in form of bright large flowers and fruits.

At the exhibition "MOSCOW CLOCK AND WATCH" Russia's leading manufacturers and suppliers of clocks provided a wide range of interior clocks: electronic, wall clocks, table clocks, mantel clocks, floor clocks, cuckoo clocks, pocket watches, mechanical watches, quartz watches. In this season, interior designers use new and unusual solutions, clocks can be placed in the bedroom, in the living room and in the kitchen. Classic models, natural wooden clocks that emphasize nobility of the interior are in fashion. For more contemporary styles will be perfect bright plastic clocks, glass or metal, which will emphasize individuality of the owner.
Also there were represented watch accessories: pocket watches, jewelry watches, sports watches, women's and men's classic watches. Elegant watches on a strap with stones or sequins, with decorative dials, fashionable designs, intricate patterns, ethnic motifs sustained in monochromatic color scheme are highly in fashion.

This autumn organizers and visitors of the exhibition project were pleased with the level of booths decoration and high quality of exhibited products. Many participants presented highly beautiful and stylish products at their booths. Well thought-out design concept and booth design, as well as special presentation, made exhibition project not only an efficient business platform, but also entertaining event. Every year exhibition project grows and develops, participants prepare for exhibition in advance to show every time new collection to customers!

Exhibition project is held with support of the Moscow Government. Exhibition organizers are members of the Moscow Chamber of Commerce and Gifts, Houseware and Costume Jewellery Manufacturers and Suppliers Association.

Find more information about the fairs exhibitor's list, exhibitor's comments, photo- and video reports and statistics on official web-sites,

See you at the next main exhibition project "GIFTS EXPO. SPRING 2017 " - "CHRISTMAS & FESTIVE DECORATIONS" - "HOUSEWARE EXPO"- "COSTUME JEWELLERY & ACCESSORIES" - "FASHION JEWELLERY" - "MOSCOW CLOCK AND WATCH" on 14-17 of March 2017, GOSTINY DVOR Exhibition Complex, Moscow, Russia!

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