Registration For CIBJO Congress Open, Dedicated Congress Website LaunchedMay 03, 17
(IDEX Online) – Registration for the 2017 Congress of CIBJO, the World Jewelry Confederation, is now open.
The CIBJO Congress will take place in Bangkok, Thailand, November 5-7, with pre-congress meetings beginning on November 2. The World Ruby Forum, which is being organized in conjunction with the congress, will take place November 4. The main venue for the CIBJO Congress and the official congress hotel will be the Shangri-La Bangkok.
The congress is being hosted by the Department of International Trade Promotion (DITP) and the Gem and Jewellery Institute of Thailand (GIT), both of which fall under the jurisdiction of the Thai Ministry of Commerce.
The dedicated website includes the congress program and important travel information. An online registration form for the congress is available, as is a link to the Shangri-La Bangkok booking service, which enables participants to book hotel rooms at a special congress rate. Since the CIBJO Congress 2017 will be a carbon neutral event, participants are also requested to complete a carbon footprinting form.
Information about program being prepared for accompanying persons and pre and post-congress touring opportunities will be added at a later date.
As the official venue for the meeting of the CIBJO Assembly of Delegates, the CIBJO Congress will gather in Bangkok 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. The congress also serves as a forum for CIBJO's professional commissions, and is the venue at which its Diamond, Coloured Stones, Pearl, Coral, Precious Metals and Gemmological Blue Books are discussed and updated.
The CIBJO Congress is also where the program of World Jewellery Confederation Education Foundation (WJCEF), relating to responsible and sustainable activities in the industry, and CIBJO's The CIBJO Congress is also where the program of World Jewellery Confederation Education Foundation (WJCEF), relating to responsible and sustainable activities in the industry, and CIBJO's ongoing cooperation with the United Nations and its development program, is reported upon.
Delegates and other participants may register for the congress, as well as book hotel rooms, via a dedicated congress website located at: http://www.cibjo.org/congress2017.