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Rapaport International Diamond Conference to be Held in Mumbai, India - August 29, 2012

July 17, 2012 - New York, United States

This year’s Rapaport International Diamond Conference (IDC) will be held in Mumbai, India on Wednesday, August 29, 2012 at the Taj President Hotel. Key note speeches and panel discussions will provide global and local perspectives on three key areas: Diamond Prices, Investment Diamonds and The Branding Opportunity.

The morning session will discuss the relationship between rough and polished diamond prices as well as the primary forces impacting prices in the dealer and consumer markets. This session will be followed with a discussion of the potential for investment diamonds by members of the financial community. The afternoon session will discuss and debate the opportunity for diamond and diamond jewelry product differentiation via brand development.

A key component of the day’s proceedings will be the dialogue between the audience and panel members, as well as networking sessions. Attendees will be invited to actively participate in sessions.

The Rapaport International Diamond Conference is expected to attract hundreds of international and local participants.

Registration is now open at For additional information contact: or Tel: +91-22-6627-2600.

About IDC: The Rapaport International Diamond Conference (IDC) is a key event for the jewelry and diamond industry – providing a platform for strategic discussions and trend-setting – for leaders both in and outside the industry. The annual conference addresses the most pressing topics facing members of the diamond and jewelry trade. The conference features a presentation by Martin Rapaport, Chairman of the Rapaport Group, as well as the latest economic and industry analysis delivered by the most respected experts in their fields.

About the Rapaport Group: The Rapaport Group is an international network of companies providing added value services that support the development of free, fair and competitive global diamond markets. Established in 1978, the Rapaport Diamond Report is the primary source of diamond prices and market information. Group activities include publishing, research and marketing services, internet information and diamond trading networks, global rough and polished diamond tenders, diamond certification, quality- control, compliance, shipping, and financial services. Major activities of the group include the development of markets for Fair Trade Diamonds and Jewelry as well as the creation of diamond futures markets. Additional information is available at

Source: Business Wire India


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