GIA India held more than 60 knowledge webinars since May 2020 that were attended by nearly 6,500 members of the industry – including manufacturers, wholesalers, traders, retailers and professionals – from 550+ cities across India.
The complimentary webinars have covered a variety of gemmological topics like ‘Navratna’, ‘Introduction to Laboratory-Grown Diamonds’, ‘April Birthstone: Diamond’, ‘September Birthstone: Sapphire’, ‘November Birthstones: Topaz & Citrine’, ‘The Big 3 – Ruby, Sapphire and Emerald’ and many more.
Sriram Natarajan, Managing Director of GIA India, said, “I feel pleased to see the trade’s continued interest in learning and believe that GIA webinars could be of great help to them without disrupting their businesses. I’m confident that more and more professionals will take advantage of these Knowledge Webinars. GIA remains committed to sharing knowledge for the benefit of the trade, and ultimately, the consumer.”
Manoj Singhania, Director – Education, GIA India, added, “GIA has been the pioneer of gemmological research for many decades, and we are happy to share our knowledge with the trade. It is overwhelming to witness participation and positive response from the trade. We will continue to offer such webinars to help the trade stay informed and engage consumers confidently.”