Work hard and you will find success

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Richard Branson was a guest of the first session of the Antwerp Diamond Academy

10 may 2012

The first meeting of the Antwerp Diamond Academy, which guest of honor was Sir Richard Branson, one of the most famous and successful businessmen of our time, was held on Sunday in a concert hall Stadsschouwburg of city on the Scheldt.
The first and subsequent sessions of the Diamond Academy, organized by the Antwerp World Diamond Centre (AWDC), are focused directly on the local diamond companies and carried out in order to provide them with practical knowledge and capabilities to strengthen their position in an increasingly competitive diamond market.
The first meeting of the Diamond Academy, the main topic of which were innovations, was marked by the launch of a global online trading platform DIAMDAX, which provides buyers and sellers an opportunity to make real-time transactions with polished diamonds at competitive spot prices.
The initiative to create Diamond Academy derives from the concept of the Strategic Plan of the diamond industry in Antwerp for the period of 2020.
To increase interest in the Diamond Academy by business entities AWDC invited to its first session Richard Branson. During the interactive discussion, he as an entrepreneur with extensive experience in the field of innovation has shared with audiences the secrets of its own success.
His fee for taking part in the session, Branson will give to the organization Virgin Unite - an autonomous charitable unit of his Virgin Group.

Alex Shishlo, Editor in Chief of the European Bureau, Rough&Polished, Аntwerp