LAS VEGAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Rapaport Breakfast will address the important opportunities and challenges facing the diamond and jewelry industry. Martin Rapaport’s “State of the Diamond Industry” breakfast presentation will take place Wednesday at 8:00 to 10:00 am at the Mandalay Bay South Seas ballroom.
“The jewelry industry is undergoing massive change. The traditional role of the retail jeweler is under attack. The internet is no longer just about information, it is now becoming the primary shopping experience for new age consumers. It’s clear that jewelers will have to integrate their traditional added value scenarios with new technology,” said Martin Rapaport.
The Rapaport conference will cover three topics. RapNet – Safe Online Diamond Trading, Rapaport Trading – Adjusting to New Market Realities, Rapaport Appraiser Town Hall meeting.
Rapaport Breakfast – Wednesday, June 7, 8:00-10:00 am
South Seas Ballroom, Level 3
Rapaport Conferences Wednesday, June 7, 2017,
Banyan Room, Level 3
RapNet – 10:00-12:00 pm
“Trading Diamonds Safely: Protecting from Online Scams”
Rapaport Trading – 12:30-2:00 pm
“New Trading Solutions for a Rapidly Evolving Diamond Market”
Rapaport Appraisers – 2:30-4:00 pm
“Calling All Appraisers - Rapaport Town Hall Meeting”
About the Rapaport Group: The Rapaport Group is a global provider of value added services that support the development of ethical, transparent, competitive and efficient diamond and jewelry markets. Established in 1978, the Rapaport Price List is the primary source of diamond price and market information. Group activities include Rapaport Information Services, Rapaport Magazine, and Diamonds.net, providing research, analysis and news; RapNet – the world’s largest diamond trading network; Rapaport Laboratory Services provides GIA gemological services in India, Belgium and Israel; and Rapaport Trading and Auction Services specializing in recycled diamonds and jewelry. The Group supports over 20,000 clients in 121 countries and has offices in New York, Las Vegas, Antwerp, Ramat Gan, Mumbai, Surat, Dubai and Hong Kong. Additional information is available at www.Diamonds.net.