Martin Rapaport, Chairman of the Rapaport Group, will deliver his keynote “State of the Diamond Industry” address at the breakfast, focusing on the significant challenges and opportunities confronting the diamond industry.
“The diamond industry must recognize that the global economic crisis is creating a new reality that will challenge the fundamental values of our customers and products,” Rapaprot said. “The key to our success lies in our ability to develop strategies that embrace change and opportunity.”
The schedule for that day:
8:00 am – 10:00 am: Rapaport Breakfast, with Martin Rapaport Keynote Address
10:30 am – 11:30 am: Software for Retailers “The Next Generation” – Octahedron
11:30 am – 12:30 pm: Bankers Conference “The Financial State of the Jewelry Industry”
1:00 pm – 4:30 pm: Rapaport Fair Trade Jewelry Conference
All sessions are free and open to all.