o "India Bullion and Jewellers Association Ltd." is one of the oldest and the most reputed associations to have ever existed in India and is celebrating its 97th Foundation Day this year.
o Being a part of the association gifts you the privilege and belonging to the apex Bullion and Jewellery associations in India and recognised internationally.
o The privilege of being part of and the opportunity to participate in the various mega events of IBJA to recognise the contributions of the Bullion and Jewellery Industry. Our mega events include:
o IBJA – LBMA Gold Seminar:
IBJA has joined hands with the London Bullion Market Association (LBMA). For the first time, IBJA – LBMA seminar has been scheduled on 10/08/2016.
o India International Bullion Summit (IIBS).
The year 2015 witnessed a grand success for IIBS – 3 which was inaugurated by Chief Guest Mr. Shaktikanta Das – Secretary, Economic Affairs, Ministry of Finance and Guest of Honour Mr. J.K. Dadoo – Additional Secretary and Financial Adviser, Ministry of Commerce. The event brought together top market leaders from the world of bullion and jewellery trade, precious metal mining and refining industry, central and bullion banks, commodity exchanges, logistics and transportation, media analysts and top Government bureaucrats.
o The IBJA Awards
The IBJA Awards ceremony celebrates and honors top corporates and individuals for their outstanding contributions to our trade and industry.
o The IBJA Fashion Show
The initiative of this glamorous event is to get the best art work from the industry in the limelight and promote the manufacturers, retailers and wholesalers.
o Economic, Cultural and Festive Event are scheduled throughout the year and are popular with members.
o Some recent events that enjoyed great favour among members were:
o Meeting with the Prime Minister of Kenya,
o Inauguration of the services of 4 ambulances by Shri. Ashokraoji Chavan, Bhai Jagtap and others
o Meeting with President of Central Bank of Suriname
o Meeting with the Hon. Prime Minister of India
o Meeting with the Hon. Finance Minister of India
o Meeting with the Hon. Home Minister of India
o Participating in various Government organized meetings in respect to various Government policies and their implementation mechanism process
o SMS Updates: IBJA sends important notices and circulars about events to all IBJA members on a regular basis.
We have also launched 2 fully functioning mobile application to add value to our members.
a. IBJA mobile app:
Parallel to the website, this user friendly app provides the association’s information and latest industry news. The IBJA app is available for download on Play Store for Android Smart Phones/ Tabs and also on App Store for Apple iPhones/ iPads.
b. IBJA Rates mobile app:
The name says it all. Parallel to the website, this app is focused on providing the daily opening and closing market rates (India AM and PM rates). This app is also available for download on Play Store for Android Smart Phones/ Tabs and on App Store for Apple iPhones/ iPads.
To ensure full connectivity with its members, IBJA is also enthusiastically active on the social media platform by having 6 Social Media Channels. IBJA has a highly interactive Facebook page and a Twitter account along with official pages on LinkedIn, Instagram and Google+. IBJA’s promotional videos and initiatives are broadcasted regularly on its official YouTube channel.
o IBJA has entered into a partnership with Bank of Baroda to issue all its members special members platinum credits card, bank accounts, car loans, home loans, retail POS machine and insurance.
o The association provides members a platform to access various government departments including and not limited to the Police Department - to address your concerns related to security etc. ;the Ministry of Commerce - to address concerns of direct and indirect taxes, levies etc.; Directorate General of Foreign Trade - to address your concerns of imports - exports ; the local Municipal Corporation - to address your concerns related to cleanliness, hawker regulation etc and members stand to gain from representation to various departments like “Income Tax, Sales Tax, Octroi etc etc.
o The opportunity to advertise on the website of the IBJA, Bullion Bulletin, Newsletters and News-lets, BBC directory & the member’s directory besides a hefty discount on various in house services offered by IBJA.
o Credit references, business tie ups and dispute settlements becomes very easy as IBJA has a full team of dedicated “experts” especially to facilitate business amongst its members.
o The members of IBJA contribute to the under-privileged sections of society and play an important role in CSR activity. Recently members have actively participated and have contributed generously to efforts of those afflicted in natural calamities like the Uttarakhand floods.