15 June, 2016

All the Members of Diamond Panel of the Council

SUB: Proposed 5th India Diamond Week at Diamond Dealers Club (DDC) NY, USA

Dear Sirs,

Greeting from the Gem and Jewellery Export Promotion Council!

Enthused by the success of the previous editions of the India Diamond Week which commenced in 2014, we are pleased to inform you that the Council is organizing the 5th India Diamond Week in joint association with DDC (Diamond Dealers Club) in New York to be held from August 22 - 25, 2016 at the Diamond Dealers Club at 580/5th Avenue, New York, USA.

USA is the major market for diamonds as exports to USA are pegged at US$ 6.1 billion higher than that from Belgium and Israel, the industry strongly believes that USA will continue to be a strong global trading partner as US shows early signs of positive economic growth. GJEPC in its effort to promote the Indian gems and jewellery industry is continuously looking for the opportunity to create a distinctive platform, in an effort to create the same; GJEPC is planning to organize the 5th India Diamond Week at the DDC in association with Diamond Dealer Club in NY.

Event Objective:

To create a platform for the Indian Diamantaires to fortify the business relationship with, and at the biggest buying hub of diamonds.


• Event type: Diamond Buyer Seller Meet.

• Event Date: 22 - 25th  August, 2016

• Event days: 3 1/2 Day Event, Monday 22th - Thursday 25th August, 2016 (Thursday : Half Day)

• Event timing: 10.00 AM - 5.30 PM (Venue Opens for BSM participants from 7:30 AM, Visitors entry from 10.00 AM onwards)

• BSM Participant: Manufacturers from India and New York

• Buyer Profile: Diamond Wholesaler and Dealers who are the members of DDC and trade diamonds at NY. Buyers from Chicago, LA, Canada, Florida (80% of the Buyers will be from NY and rest from the other states)

- Venue : 10th floor at the Diamond Dealers Club (DDC ) Conference Hall , 580 / Fifth Avenue NY.

B. BSM participant to be provided the following :
- 1 Table 4- 5 Ft (please note the pictures above)
- 2 Chairs (Only) for Participants & 1-2 Chairs for buyers.
- 1 Lamp.
- Diamond Sorting Pad.
- Access to Sarin Machine.
- Working Lunch and light refreshments during the event date from 22 - 25th August, 2016

You can view the Previous Diamond Week Reports for better overview of the BSM: 

1st Diamond Week Report   (Click here to download)

2nd Diamond Week Report (Click here to download)

3rd Diamond Week Report   (Click here to download)

4th Diamond Week Report   (Click here to download)

C. Cost per BSM participant : Rs. 1,37,000 /-

For any further queries you may contact:

Ms. Margaret Rodrigues (margaret@gjepcindia.com), Tel No 43541830/Cell No. 9987753831

Ms. Daphne D'Costa ( daphne.dcosta@gjepcindia.com)Tel No. 43541823/Cell No. 9987753810

Mr. Swapnil Muke(swapnil.muke@gjepcindia.com)Tel No. 43541831/Cell No. 9987753814

Interested Diamantaires may send the application form (Click here to download) along with the total payment amounting to Rs. 1,37,000/- at the below mentioned Address:

The Gem & Jewellery Export Promotion Council
Unit G2, Trade Centre
BKC, Bandra East
Mumbai 400 051

Selection criteria:

With regards to the table allotment, Council will give preference to the participants who participated at the fourth edition over new applicants. To confirm your participation we request you to kindly submit us the application form duly filled and signed along-with the total payment of Rs.1,37,000/- on or before Wednesday 22th June 2016. Kindly ignore the per sq. mtr on account payment mentioned in the application form as this being a BSM, table space will be allotted to the participants.

Look forward to your participation.

Thanking you,

Yours sincerely,


Sridhar Iyengar
Director - International Events

The Gem & Jewellery Export Promotion Council
Unit G2-A, Trade Center, Opp. BKC Telephone Exchange, Bandra Kurla Complex, Bandra (E) Mumbai 400 051
Tel + 9122 43541800 Fax +9122 26524769
E-Mail: international@gjepcindia.com | Website: www.intl.gjepc.org