De Beers and Botswana's ministry of mineral resources, will host a diamond conference on 5 November in Gaborone as well as Shining Light Awards.
The invite only conference will bring together international and regional leaders from the entire diamond value chain to engage on fundamental matters impacting, challenging and inspiring the diamond industry, according to Pat Dambe, De Beers vice-president corporate affairs and government relations.
This will be the sixth year in a row that De Beers and Botswana’s ministry of mineral resources have collaborated to host the conference.
Meanwhile, De Beers said it will host shining light awards on 5 November.
The awards, which recognise and celebrate emerging jewellery designers in Botswana, Namibia, South Africa and for the first time in Canada, provide entrants with a valuable platform to build their careers in the jewellery design industry.