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CIBJO Congress 2017 to Kick Off in Bangkok on Nov. 5

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Agendas are available online.

(Press Release) MILAN, ITALY — With the 2017 CIBJO Congress set to open in Bangkok, agendas and related documentation for the various sessions and meetings that will take place during the event are now available online. Contained in a digital binder, they can be downloaded from the dedicated congress website. To download the digital binder, click here.

The schedule of the CIBJO Congress includes a series of meetings of different working groups, called sectors and commissions, each of which focuses on a different sector or field of interest in the jewelry industry. The digital binder includes the agendas and documentation related to each of their sessions, as well as those sessions that encompass the entire CIBJO membership.

The congress will take place at the Shangri-La Hotel Bangkok Nov. 5-7, with pre-congress meetings starting on Nov. 2. On Nov. 4, the World Ruby Forum will take place at the same venue.

Serving as the official venue for the meeting of the CIBJO Assembly of Delegates, the CIBJO Congress gathers the members of national jewelry and gemstone associations from more than 40 countries and representatives of many of the industry’s most important commercial bodies. During the event, the organization’s Diamond, Coloured Stones, Pearl, Coral, Precious Metals and Gemmological Blue Books, which are the industry’s most widely accepted directories of uniform grading standards and nomenclature, are discussed and updated.

The CIBJO Congress is being hosted by the Department of International Trade Promotion (DITP) and the Gem and Jewellery Institute of Thailand (GIT), both of which fall under the jurisdiction of the Thai Ministry of Commerce.

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