A delegation of leading jewellers and diamond traders from the United States visited their counterparts in Antwerp, while gaining a behind-the-scenes look at the diamond capital and doing business at high-level networking events.
The visit took place in the framework of a new initiative by the Antwerp World Diamond Centre, "Antwerp Diamond Experience", intended to bring groups of jewelers, wholesalers and manufacturers from major and upcoming diamond markets into direct contact with Antwerp diamantaires and give them inside access to the world's leading diamond trade center.
The delegation was hosted for dinner in Antwerp's historic City Hall. Business unfolded during the networking events with Antwerp dealers.
Prior to the delegation from the United States, which visited Antwerp under in the framework of the "Antwerp Diamond Experience," were groups from Kuwait, Turkey and Iran. A second delegation from the US, followed by groups from Armenia and then China will round out the first year of AWDC's new program.