The JTC final event was successfully held on the 5th of December 2015, at “Grand Royal Alexandria Hotel”. It has been highly attended by juniors and seniors who contributed to the project, trainers, many jewelry stakeholders and experts, including:
- Mr. Hisham El Gazzar – Vice Chairman of the Egyptian Export Council for Handicrafts )(EECH) & Chairman of Yadawee Organization
- Mr. Sherif El Sergany - President of the Association of Gold Traders
- Ms. Ehsan Nada – Jewelry Expert, Consultant & Designer
- Ms. Suzanne El Masry – Jewelry Expert, Consultant & Designer
- Eng. Hanan El Hadary –Chairman of the Industrial Council for Technology & Innovation
The program started with opening remarks from Mrs. Aida Zayed (JTC Manager) and an overview of the entire project and its achievements. She also clarified how the project was in line with its planned activities and was fully moved towards the achievement of all its expected results.
This was followed by a speech from Mr. Sherif El Sergany (President of the Association of Gold Traders), who talked about the jewelry market in Egypt and how to be competitive and known in the market.
Afterwards, another speech by Mr. Hisham El Gazzar (Vice Chairman of the Egyptian Export Council for Handicrafts) (EECH) & Chairman of Yadawee Organization), he offered our participants to be members of EECH “Egyptian Export Council for Handicrafts”, which will facilitate their participation to any exhibition local or international.
Later on, 2 of our expert trainers “Mrs. Ehsan Nada” & “Mrs. Suzanne El Masry” talked about their experience in the project and presented the final products as a result of their technical training.
In addition, 2 of our participants talked about their experience (Aya Rashed – Junior), with no background at all. She has been dreaming to have her own brand and start working in the career which she always dreamt of. Finally she had the chance through participating to the project and as a result of her hard work, she was able to execute a pretty necklace inspired from the ancient pharaonic jewelry.
(Ali Abu Hashim – Senior), One of the seniors who participated to PRIME project, with previous experience and owns his own workshop. Ali besides assisting the juniors in executing their products, he learned a lot of new techniques through the different programs and workshops which were arranged by the JTC and became a mentor. He presented necklace and earing inspired from the Islamic jewelry.
The event also included a small exhibition with the products which were executed by the participants of the project, which proved how successful the project is.
Moreover, the event was covered by very important media newspapers and magazines and many interviews were done with our guests from the experts, stakeholders and jewelry designers who attended the event and they showed how important and successful was the project when they saw the final products of our participants.