"...a platform for the leading diamond industry representatives to debate the phenomenon of disruption affecting our industry today."

Sergey Ivanov, CEO, ALROSA

Congratulations for this exceptional conference. Dubai has outdone itself.

Elodie Daguzan, Head of Communications and Industry Relations & Goodwill Ambassador, Diamond Development Initiative (DDI)

It was a very interesting conference to attend and the organisation was just perfect, well done!

Etienne Marvillet, Assistant Director Product & Sales, GEMFIELDS

Thanks again for organizing and supporting us with the event on Thursday. It was fantastic.

David Zabinsky, CEO, TRIGEM

Thank you for the invite and the platform. Looking forward to next round.

Bill Shor, Managing Partner, Caspian VC (CVC)

Congrats on the conference which I heard was excellent with great content and participation.

Albert Robinson, Vice President, The New Jeweller

It was a pleasure to participate - a great conference with a perfect organization!

Dr. Bernold Richerzhagen, President & CEO, Synova

The event looked great and the venue you chose is also very unique.

Jen Orlova, Senior Officer – Corporate Communications Strategic Marketing and Communications, NBF

The best Diamond Conference I have attended in many many years.

Jim Pounds, President, Dominion Diamonds Marketing

Well done on a very well organised conference with very relevant and current topics. I was thoroughly and enjoyably engaged. Please pass on my congratulations to ABS as well.

Stephen Wetherall, CEO, Lucapa Diamond Company Limited

According to across-the-board consensus, was one of the best diamond conferences we have experienced in the past decade.

Ronnie Van der Linden, President, IDMA

All of our guests and customers who attended were extremely complimentary as to both the organisation of the event and the content, which was very relevant to today's market, and the challenges we all face.

Mike Aggett, Chief Executive Officer/Director, Transatlantic Gem Sales

Thank you for all the support I, DDI and my family have received to attend the Dubai Diamond Conference. I feel very privileged to have been chosen to receive the inaugural Award as I never take such appreciation for granted.

Dorothée Gizenga, Regional Director, Diamond Development Initiative (DDI)

Thank you again for inviting me to participate in the conference panel. I hope that everyone enjoyed it and I met their expectations (I certainly enjoyed). Looking forward to next time.

David Block, CEO, Sarine Technology Group

It was a privilege to participate in this highly representative international forum that provided a platform for the leading diamond industry representatives to debate the phenomenon of disruption affecting our industry today.

Sergey Ivanov, CEO, ALROSA

Just wanted to say thank you for having us last week at the DDC, it really was a tremendous few days and I wanted to thank you and the team for being extremely courteous and accommodating of all our needs before and during the event.

Christopher Sanger, Trade Development Manager, De Beers Group

The forum that was created was conducive to a very successful event that gave the Presidents attending the avility to discuss and strategies the many issue facing the industry today.

Ernie Blom, President, WFDB

Having participated at multiple industry events I can say that the organization of the conference was highly professional and subjects discussed were very important and relevant to our industry.

David Block, CEO, Sarine Technology Group

Firstly, you succeeded beyond all expectations!! Well done!! We had an excellent, excellent sale. The miners and diggers are extremely happy with TAGS and Dubai!! They are in Dubai to stay!! Once again, many thanks for everything you have done for us.

Anthony Peters, Owner, Transatlantic Gem Sales

I would like to congratulate you once again on hosting the Dubai Diamond Conference 2019. Ronnie and I agreed that your conference was, by a long way, the most intellectually interesting conference that either of us had attended in many years.

James Evans Lombe, CEO, US Jewelry Council

Congratulations to you and your team for a successful event!

Tom Moses, Executive Vice President and Chief Laboratory and Research, Gemological Institute Of America (GIA)

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