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London Diamond Bourse's Victoria McKay Wins Professional Jeweller Award

Victoria McKay, the chief operating officer of the London Diamond Bourse, has been selected by Professional Jeweller magazine as one of the 'Hot 100' UK jewelry industry individuals. The awards are handed to the most inspiring, innovative and influential members of the UK jewelry trade, the magazine said.

Now in its sixth year, the Professional Jeweller Hot 100 industry event culminated with a party during the International Jewellery London trade show taking place this week.

WFDB President Ernie Blom Takes Part In Debate at Eastern Economic Forum

World Federation of Diamond Bourses (WFDB) President Ernie Blom was among leading diamond and jewelry industry leaders taking part in an industry-specific session of the September 3-5 Eastern Economic Forum (EEF) called New Development Drivers of Global Diamond Business in Asia Pacific on Thursday. He led a WFDB delegation that included the presidents of four bourses from around the world.

Participants in the session discussed the current condition and prospects for further development of the global diamond market, the potential of new jewelry consumer markets, including Russia, measures to stimulate consumer demand, and how to promote demand for polished diamonds.

Erez Akerman To Step Down As PDE President

Panama Diamond Exchange President Erez Akerman will end his term at the head of Latin America's only WFDB-recognized diamond bourse on October 30.

Reuven Kaufman Re-Elected President of Diamond Dealers Club

Reuven Kaufman was re-elected President of the Diamond Dealers Club of New York in elections held on August 19 at the DDC, America’s largest diamond trading exchange.

Amsterdam Diamond Exchange Marks 125th Anniversary With Special Book

The Amsterdam Diamond Exchange is celebrating its 125th anniversary, which falls on September 17, with a special book on the history of the exchange. The bourse was the world's first diamond exchange.

IDE's International Diamond Wk To See More Than 350 Buyers

The Summer Edition of the International Diamond Week in Israel (IDWI), which will take place at the Israel Diamond Exchange (IDE) from August 30 to September 3, will host more than 350 buyers from some 15 countries.

More Jobs Cuts in Botswana Polishing Sector

Another cutting and polishing company in Botswana, Diacore, has made employees redundant, cutting 50 positions, taking the total number of workers made jobless in the industry to around 1,000 in the past year.

London Diamond Bourse COO Victoria McKay on the 2015 Presidents Meeting

Read an article on the Presidents Meeting by Victoria McKay where she presents her personal view on the proceedings at the June meeting in Tel Aviv.