CIBJO Congress 2017 Set To Kick Off In Bogota On October 15

By Albert Robinson / October 11, 2018 / / Article Link

(IDEX Online) - With the 2018 CIBJO Congress set to open in Bogot, Colombia, on Monday, agendas and related documentation for the sessions and meetings that will take place during the event are now available online.


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 venue will be the Grand Hyatt Bogot, situated in the heart of Ciudad Empresarial Sarmiento Angulo, in the city's commercial district, from October 15 to October 17, with pre-congress meetings starting on October 12. The World Emerald Symposium will take place at the same venue from October 12 to 14.


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 industry's most widely accepted directories of uniform grading standards and nomenclature, are discussed and updated.


The congress is being hosted by Fedesmeraldas, the National Federation of Emeralds of Colombia, and CDTEC, Colombia's leading gemological institute.


Contained in a Digital Binder, they can be downloaded from the dedicated congress website.