Mandalay Bay - BOOTH B55051, L108

Rapaport Breakfast
Wednesday June 7, 2017
8:00 AM - 10:00 AM
South Seas Ballroom, Level 3

"State of the Diamond Industry" by Martin Rapaport

The Rapaport annual State of the Diamond Industry presentation will give you the strategic insights you need to understand the market. New political realities will transform the U.S economy providing significant market opportunities and challenges. Find out what you need to know to grow your business.

The Rapaport Breakfast is free and open to all who register.

Rapaport Events
Wednesday June 7, 2017
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Banyan Room, Level 3

The conferences are free and open to all. While registration is not required, space is limited and registered guests will be provided priority access.

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM  

"Trading Diamonds Safely: Protecting Yourself from Online Scams and Fraud"

Presentation by RapNet – Rapaport Diamond Trading Network

As the diamond industry increasingly relies on online trading, criminals are developing more sophisticated ways to steal money and diamonds or jewelry. Hear from a panel of experts about the dangers of online fraud, and participate in an open discussion about the various risks and how to identify and avoid them.
RapNet strives to be at the forefront of secure and safe trading. The agenda will include RapNet’s solutions to these challenges through its upgraded security features.

12:30 PM - 2:00 PM  

"Adapting to an Evolving Market through New Trading Solutions"

Presentation by Rapaport Trading and Auctions
The diamond market is evolving in a hyper dynamic global environment; therefore, it is of vital importance for stakeholders in the industry to proactively implement solutions to overcome challenges and capitalize on new opportunities. It's not the strongest or most intelligent that survive but the ones that adapt the quickest. This session will present how Rapaport’s trading solutions are addressing the current needs of the market and leading it into the future.

2:30 PM - 4:00 PM  

"Calling All Appraisers - Rapaport Town Hall Meeting"

The Rapaport Group seeks to promote standardization for jewelry evaluation and quality communication. Qualified appraisers will have the opportunity to join an exclusive community of Rapaport Appraisers who will be qualified to certify diamond quality. This give and take session will focus on how to optimize the standardization of jewelry quality communication over the internet.