(VICENZA, Italy) – The Italian Exhibition Group (IEG) has announced an all star line-up of over 100 speakers will take the stage at VOICE – Vicenzaoro International Community Event, an innovative format organized by IEG – live in Vicenza from September 12-14, 2020.
Attendees will learn from notable speakers ranging from Damiani Group’s CEO to the Executive Director of De Beers, from the President of the World Diamond Council to the President of the World Jewellery Confederation (CIBJO), from the Executive Director of the Responsible Jewellery Council to CEOs from all the most esteemed Italian gold and jewelry companies from among the over 370 businesses exhibiting in the Expo Centre halls at VOICE, where the best of the industry look towards the future. Additional speakers include the CEOs of leading international gold/jewelry companies to the most highly acclaimed and innovative designers, as well as representatives from the high management of the sector’s main category associations.
During the three days that the entire sector has so long-awaited and which mark the first physical event after the COVID-19 crisis where an exhibition of the latest products will be combined with a full conference program, the international jewelry community will be meeting up with the speakers, either in attendance live in the halls or in real time connection, thanks to an interactive area fitted out with multimedia screens and video cameras.
From Stephen Lussier, CEO of Forevermark at De Beers to Jerome Favier, Vice President and CEO of Damiani Group, and the owners and CEOs of many of the Italian supply chain’s top companies attending VOICE: Marilisa Cazzola and Diego Nardin (Fope), Roberto Coin, Roberto Demeglio, Paolo Bettinardi (Better Silver) to name but a few. And also Maddalena Capra, Head of Sustainability at Pomellato, Eleonora Rizzuto, Director of Corporate Sustainability & Responsibility (CSR) and Ethics & Compliance Officer for Bulgari and LVMH Italy, Isabella Traglio, Vice General Manager of Vhernier. Key players from social communication, such as Laura Inghirami, founder and creative director of Donna Jewel, will also be attending.
Speakers will take a comprehensive look at the state of the industry and future developments, starting from the experience and competences devised by Vicenzaoro, which boasts the involvement of some of the top representatives from the main associations: in attendance, among others, will be Edward Asscher, President of the World Diamond Council; Gaetano Cavalieri, President of CIBJO; Rui Galopim de Carvalho, Vice President of CIBJO; Enzo Liverino, President of CIBJO’s Coral Commission; Mario Peserico, President Executive Director of the Responsible Jewellery Council; and Beppe Angiolini, Honorary President and Manager of Italian marketing and communication at the Italian Chamber of Fashion Buyers.
VOICE also promises to be the ideal stage from which top designers and sector experts, from Alessio Boschi to Lauren Kulchinsky Levison through to Yianni Melas, the explorer gemmologist, will be able to address a physical and virtual international audience.
The show will have three “stage” areas: The Stage of Voice (Hall 7), where institutional events, and interviews with the sector’s key players will be held and representatives from category associations will be discussing the jewelry world’s hottest topics (sustainability, innovation, trend & design); VO Square (Hall 6) where educational talks will take place (Digital Talks, Gem Talks and company workshops); and VO+ Corner (Hall 1) which will feature interviews with top management, companies, designers and partners, organized by VO+.
All the physical sessions will also be transmitted live on Voice’s digital platform (website, YouTube, Facebook and Instagram).
For more information or to register visit https://www.vicenzaoro.com/it/voice.
To learn more about IEG visit https://www.iegexpo.it/en/.