The conclave saw over 200 participating jewellers amongst which were several mid-sized to large retailers and manufacturers including C. Krishniah Chetty & Sons, Abaran Jewellers, ARNAV the Jewellery Boutique, Bangalore Refinery, Bhuramal Rajmal Surana, Davanam Exports, Nalli Jewellers, TA Padmanabhaiah Setty & Co., and Peakok Jewelry.
The event was held in association with the Jewellers’ Association of Bengaluru (JAB), on February 10, at the Chancery Pavilion in Bengaluru. “Knowledge is power and our industry needs an enriching experience like this to fuel further growth,” said G. V. Sreedhar, President of JAB.
“The gem and jewellery industry is a significant contributor to India’s growing economy, and at GIA, we believe continuous learning is a key to sustained growth,” said Nirupa Bhatt, managing director of GIA in India and the Middle East. “This event provided industry participants with an opportunity to learn from leading professionals, entrepreneurs and thought leaders from different walks of life. We thank JAB and all of the attendees for supporting it.”
Amongst the prominent speakers were Nikhil Ranjan, CEO of William Penn; Rajeev Gowda, professor of Economic Policy and Social Sciences in IIMB; and Harish Bijoor, brand expert and CEO of Harish Bijoor Consults Inc., who shared their expertise during the “Growth Management,” “Changing the Face of India” and “Reinventing the Jewellery Business” presentations.