6th India diamond Week Successful: DDC

DDC New YorkNew York: The Diamond Dealers Club (DDC) of New York, in conjunction with the Gem & Jewellery Export Promotion Council (GJEPC), this week hosted more than 60 exhibitors and several hundred buyers at the sixth edition of the India Diamond Week on the DDC’s trading floor in Manhattan.

The India Diamond Week provides trading opportunities for the Indian diamond trade to trade at the largest bourse in the United States, the DDC said in a statement.

“As with past editions of this show, we have once again been successful at achieving our original goal, which is to create a space for people in the industry, from all over the world, to meet together in one place,” said DDC President Reuven Kaufman. “What makes this show a success is that it gives companies the opportunity to build on previous introductions and relationships, established in previous editions of the show, on a bi-yearly basis.

“We find that not only are the exhibitors returning year after year, but buyers continue to attend in order to maintain those relationships. Especially in today’s market, we see this show as a tremendous opportunity for companies to stay relevant and connected to others in the industry. In this sixth edition of India Diamond Week, we are proud to have welcomed back diamantaires from India to our trading floor.”

The India Diamond Week events aim at increasing communications between diamantaires and promoting business globally. Feedback from participants was positive, the DDC said. “Companies report positive connections renewed with buyers who they see face to face only at the shows.”

The sixth India Diamond Week at the DDC took place from January 23 to 26 at the DDC’s headquarters in the heart of the diamond district at 580 Fifth Avenue at 47th Street in New York.