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VISITORS

Welcome to the 33rd INTERGEM

„The World’s Finest Colours“ – These are the finest gemstones, most desirable jewellery, fascinating objects: goldsmiths and designers, jewellers and traders, researchers and scientists from around the world will meet from 30 September to 3 October 2017 at the exquisite trade fair in Germany’s gemstone capital, Idar-Oberstein.

„The World’s Finest Colours“ – The INTERGEM is regarded internationally as a special insider tip: its exhibitors display traditional gemstone craftsmanship, state-of-the-art design and pioneering technology. The flair of Idar-Oberstein, the cradle of German gemstone craftsmanship, makes this trade fair a very special experience.

Opening hours:

Satureday, 30 Sept. – Monday, 02 Oct. 2017

  • daily from 9:30 am – 6:00 pm

Tuesday, 03 Oct. 2017 (public holiday)

  • from 9:30 am – 5: 00 pm

Admission prices (incl. catalogue):

Day ticket  € 19,00
Supplementary ticket for following day  € 10,00
Reduced rate day ticket*  € 14,00
Groups of 25 people and over*  € 12,00
Catalogue  €   5,00

* vocational school pupils, vocational college students, trainees in the gemstone & jewellery sector

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EHIBITORS

At the heart of the market: INTERGEM offers opportunities for exhibitors.

„The World’s Finest Colours“ – The INTERGEM is a globally-renowned trade fair for gemstones, gemstone jewellery and objects as well as processing and manufacturing technology. Since 1985 the national and international jewellery and gemstone sector has met each autumn in the German gemstone capital Idar-Oberstein.

Facts & figures:

  • over 120 exhibitors
  • 5,000 square metres of exhibition space
  • 3,500 trade visitors from 25 countries
  • INTERGEM special: Forum: Design and Forum: Gemstone Carving
  • extensive support programme

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THE INTERGEM BLOGS

Intergem 2017 – Exhibitor Presentation
Intergem 2017 – Exhibitor presentation
The World In Its Finest Colours
the world in its finest colours

The INTERGEM in Idar-Oberstein is regarded as the leading market place for rare, especially fine…

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Trust Is What It’s All About
Trust is what it’s all about

This year’s INTERGEM, from 30 September to 3 October in Idar-Oberstein, will revolve around the…

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IMPRESSIONEN

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FOR THE MEDIA

Media-Service:

Here you can find the complete INTERGEM service for journalists: accreditation, press material, general information.

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IN THE MEDIA

INTERGEM media review:

Beyond the horizon: national and international media report worldwide on the INTERGEM:

HIGHLIGHTS

Best of Intergem
Best of Intergem

"Best Of" products are identified by a special display sign on the fair stands.

GEMSTONE CARVING
GEMSTONE CARVING

The GEMSTONE CARVING area newly created in 2016 is a further highlight at the INTERGEM.…

FORUM DESIGN
FORUM DESIGN

With the FORUM DESIGN the INTERGEM offers a platform on which gemstone and jewellery designers…

Paraiba Tourmaline
Paraiba Tourmaline

Idar-Oberstein - The Paraiba tourmaline is one of the most sought-after gemstones in the world.…

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SUPPORT PROGRAMME

More than a show

„More than a show“ is the motto of the INTERGEM. The support programme demonstrates this in many different facets. It offers visitors and exhibitors information & inspiration, further training and entertainment, new ideas and interdisciplinary exchange. Personal contact included.
At this years INTERGEM we are presenting interesting topics and events.

SAMSTAG/SATURDAY, 30. SEPTEMBER 2017

09.30 h
Messeöffnung
Fair Opening

14:00 h
Offizielle Eröffnung der 33. INTERGEM
Official Opening Ceremony 33rd INTERGEM

Es sprechen / Speakers:

Herr / Mr. Jochen Müller
Präsident der Diamant- und Edelsteinbörse
President of the Diamond and Gemstone Bourse

Herr / Mr. Frank Frühauf
Oberbürgermeister der Stadt Idar-Oberstein
Lord Mayor of the city of Idar-Oberstein

Herr / Mr. Martin Julier
Head of Gemlab
Bucherer AG Luzern,

Foyer der Messehallen / Fairground-Foyer

ab 18:00 h
INTERGEM 2017 After-Work-Party

Foyer der Messehallen / Fairground-Foyer

SONNTAG/SUNDAY, 01. OKTOBER 2017

10:00 h – 16:00 h
INTERGEM Golf-Cup
Golfturnier um den INTERGEM-Cup
Golf tournament for the INTERGEM-Cup

Golfplatz in Kirschweiler / Golf-course in Kirschweiler –

11:00 h
“Pauly – The Art of Carving“

Ausstellerkonferenz / Exhibitor Conference
Halle/Hall 2 / Stand 305

12:00 h
„Farbige Diamanten – Farbursachen, künstliche Farbveränderungen und Synthesen” (Abstract)
„Colored Diamonds – Color reasons, color treatments and synthetics” (Abstract)

Vortrag / Lecture – Fabian Schmitz
Deutsche Gemmologische Gesellschaft (DGemG), Idar-Oberstein
German Gemmological Association (DGemG), Idar-Oberstein
Fancy Lounge – Halle/Hall 2 / Stand 106

14:30 h
Round Table GZ / Goldschmiede Zeitung

„Edelsteine in der Vertrauenskrise?“
Was, wann und wem man als Einkäufer noch vertrauen kann

„Gemstones in their trust crisis?“
What, where and who you can still trust as buyer

Teilnehmer/Participants:
Dr. Konrad Henn (Karl Faller e. K.)
Christian Klein (Ph. Hahn Söhne KG)
Dr. Thomas Lind (Präsident der Deutschen Gemmologischen Gesellschaft, Idar-Oberstein
President of the German Gemmological Association)
Constantin Wild (Constantin Wild GmbH & Co. KG)

Moderation:
Axel Henselder GZ Chefredaktion / GZ chief editiorship

anschließend / followed by
MEET AND GREET
Experten stehen den Fragen des Publikums Rede und Antwort
Experts answer the questions of the audience

Foyer / Messestand /Booth Goldschmiede Zeitung

 

ab 19:00 h
Party im Golfclub Edelstein-Hunsrück mit Siegerehrung
Party at the Golfclub Edelstein-Hunsrück with victory ceremony

Restaurant am Golfplatz in Kirschweiler
Restaurant at the Golf-course in Kirschweiler

MONTAG/MONDAY, 2. OKTOBER 2017

15:00 h
Das Edelsteinhandwerk als „Unesco-Weltkulturerbe“?
The Gemstone Craft as „Unesco World Cultural Heritage”?

Pressekonferenz mit Obermeister Hans-Ulrich Pauly,
Kreishandwerkerschaft Rhein-Nahe-Hunsrück

Press conference with the head of the local gemstone guild
Mr. Hans-Ulrich Pauly

Fancy Lounge – Halle/Hall 2 / Stand 106

19:00 h
“Der Weg der vierundzwanzig Steine”
„The Way of the twentyfour Gemstones“

Lesung / Reading: Elftraud von Kalckreuth

Deutsches Edelsteinmuseum / German Gemstone Museum

DIENSTAG/TUESDAY, 3. OKTOBER 2017

12:00 h
„Phantasiefarbene Saphire“ (Abstract)
“Fancy coloured Sapphires” (Abstract)

Vortrag / Lecture Stefan Müller
DSEF – Deutsche Stiftung Edelsteinforschung / German Gem Lab

Fancy Lounge – Halle/Hall 2 / Stand 106

TRAVELLING TO IDAR-OBERSTEIN

Frankfurt Airport (FRA):
approx. 127 km distant, direct rail link to Idar-Oberstein

Frankfurt-Hahn Airport (HHN):
approx. 36 km distant

Idar-Oberstein Airfield (EDRG):
Airfield for private planes and helicopters, approx. 8 km distant

Idar-Oberstein Railway Station
approx. 5 km distant, direct link to the Nahetal line between Saarbrücken and Frankfurt/Main,
free shuttle bus to Messe Idar-Oberstein

Idar-Oberstein Tourist Information offers an accommodation search facility on its website. Accommodation can be booked simply using this.

Accommodation search of the town of Idar-Oberstein

During the INTERGEM visitors can make use of a free shuttle bus, which travels between Messe Idar-Oberstein and the town at 30-minute intervals.

Shuttle bus timetable (PDF)

Schloss
Schloss
Oberstein
Felsenkirche
Edelsteinmuseum