GemAtlas Webinar ‘Planning for the New Year’

Mumbai: Ernest (Ernie) Blom, President of World Federation of Diamond Bourses will address members of the trade via Webinar, on Friday the 13th of January, 2017, at 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM IST, live from Johannesburg.

At this time of the year, members of the diamonds and jewellery trade are busy planning buying, business activities, advertising exercises and budgets, etc. Some current uncertainties have made decisions a bit difficult this year. With a view to help with decisions by presenting a clear picture of what to expect as well as offering expert advice to its members and members of the trade at large, GemAtlas has invited doyen of the industry, Ernie Blom to present on the subject ‘Planning for the New Year’.

Mr. Blom will address the following topics:

  • Demand, supply and price forecast for rough as well as polished diamonds.
  • How diamond cutting and polishing units and diamond jewellery manufacturers should plan for demand and price volatility in 2017.
  • What is the most appropriate model for participation by diamond miners, traders, manufacturers and retailers for ensuring growth in consumer demand for diamonds.
  • What traders, manufacturers and retailers SHOULD NOT DO in 2017.

During the last 10 minutes of the Webinar, Mr. Blom will address questions of attendees of the webinar. Registration for the webinar can be done at the following link: