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Guangzhou to Host 4th International Jewelry & Diamond Conference in Nov

publish:2019-11-08

On 21-22 Nov, the 4th International Jewellery & Diamond Conference 2019 – Guangzhou, jointly held by Guangzhou Diamond Exchange (GZDE) and Guangdong Gems & Jade Exchange (GDGJE), will take place in Panyu, Guangzhou, the major cluster of diamond and jewellery industry of China, inviting industry representatives, associations all over the world and delegates from local governments. Keeping up with the development of China’s Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area (GBA), the conference is themed as “Jewellery and Diamond, Glitter in the Greater Bay Area”.
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Five fora will be hosted in this two-day event:
On 21 Nov, the Main Forum will interpret the policy advantages and trade environment in the GBA, and the development opportunities of jewelry industry. The Sub Forum 1 hosted by GZDE will focus on “Diamond Industry Opportunity in a Changing World” and include a panel on “Supply Side Opportunities and Financial Services of Rough Diamond Industry”. The Sub Forum 2 hosted by GDGJE will focus on “Innovation on Jewellery Crafts and Techniques”.
On 22 Nov, GZDE will host two special fora. The Special Forum 1 will discuss the sustainable development of the lab-grown diamond (LGD) industry, and have panels on “LGD Supply Situation and System Construction” and “LGD Marketing Situation and Development”. The Special Forum 2 will focus on “Innovation of Jewellery Sales Channel”, introducing the hot and top Jewellery Live-Streaming platform in China, successful jewellery IP operation cases, etc.
At the same time, the 3rd Asia Jadeite Focus Forum will be held in Panyu, on 22nd Nov, Friday. This event, jointly organized by GDGJE, Gems & Jewelry Trade Association of China, Guangdong Institute of Diamond, Jade & Jewelry, and Myanmar National Jewelry Association, will discuss the development of international jadeite industry, brands and cultural innovation, grading and evaluation of jadeite, interpretation of Myanmar Jewelry Law, etc.
 
The list of speakers at the conference includes some leading industry voices, such as:
Bi Lijun, Secretary-General of Gems & Jewelry Trade Association of China;
Johnny Wan, Director of Exhibitions Market Development of Hong Kong Trade Development Council;
Paul Zimnisky, independent diamond industry analyst;
Henry Ho, Vice President of International Colored Gemstone Association;
Guillermo Galvis M, President of Colombia Emerald Export Chamber of Commerce;
National Gemstone Testing Centre;
International Gemological Institute;
Bernold Richerzhagen, CEO and President of SYNOVA;
Saville Stern, Chief Operating Officer of Rapaport group;
Seung Hae Moon, Managing Director for Asia Pacific of Gemological Institute of America;
Andrew Wang, De Beers Group;
Rita Maltez, Bravva Consulting;
Bhavesh Javeri, Managing Director of Stargems;
Igor Bokov, General Manager of GRIB Diamonds;
Lubanda Norbert, General Manager of SACIM;
Hao Liang, Professor of China University of Geosciences (Wuhan);
Ren Jin, Professor of China University of Geosciences (Beijing);
Chu WeiMin, Secretary-General of Shanghai Jewelry Design Association;
Hu Xiaofan, the Dean of CGICPubanda Norbert, General Manager of SACIM;
Swarovski Gemstones;
Parul Merchant, Bonas Marketing India Pvt Ltd;
Richard Garard, Secretary-General of International Grown Diamond Association;
Andrey Zharkov, Founder of ULTRA C;
Wu Jianbo, Vice Chairman of Shanghai Zhengshi Technology;
Liu Xiaolei, Diamond Sales Director of Huanghe Whirlwind;
Zuo Hao, Chairman, Xi'an Carbon Star Semiconductor Technology;
Pascal Béchu, Commercial director of Baselworld;
Zhao Yuanyuan, Head of Taobao Live, Taobao (China) Software Co. LTD;
Sarah Chan, General Manager Assistant of Mover Culture;
And more to be confirmed…
 
By attending the conference 2019 from 21 to 22 November, all concerned will gain insight into the development opportunities in China’s GBA, be able to learn about innovative sales channels popular in China, discuss about the international market trends, and explore win-win cooperation globally. For more information about signing up for this important annual event in Guangzhou, China, contact: Ms. Alison Ou: oukaizhe@cngzde.com / Ms. Loria Luo: luolei@cngzde.com, tel: +86 20 39022621, or Scan the QR CODE below:
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