The early-bird registration for the ICA Congress 2009 has been extended to February 17th! Register NOW!
 
With great pleasure we invite you to the 13th Biennial ICA Congress (May 5-10, 2009) in Panyu, Guangzhou, China's largest jewelry manufacturing region. Meet with fellow ICA members, colleagues, gem industry leaders and friends for an exciting six-day congress packed with educational sessions and events providing opportunities to network and make new business contacts.
Highlights
ICA Congress 2009 China
The theme of the 2009 ICA Congress, Your Gateway to China, provides you with the opportunity to learn more about the largest market in the world. With over 1 billion prospective customers, China will be a major global consumer and manufacturer of jewelry for many decades to come. The Congress will help you better understand what it takes to do business in China and develop contacts in this major jewelry manufacturing region.  
 
This meeting of industry leaders is expected to attract the largest attendance ever for an ICA Congress. Language and cultural barriers will be overcome with topics such as "Identifying and marketing to the Chinese consumer" and "How to operate your business in China."  Speakers such as Johnny Chan, Chairman of Worldmart Jewelry & Gems Emporium, and K. Lau, Secretary General of Guangzhou, Panyu Jewelry Manufacturers Association give you insight into doing business in China. The ICA Congress brings you Industry leaders addressing the market situation in China and the region and how to gain access to it.

China is the future... Be there from May 5-10, 2009 to prepare for the future.  We look forward to seeing all of you in Panyu China for an exciting ICA Congress!