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Forevermark Hosted Third Annual Canadian Partner Forum

19 march 2014

Forevermark, the diamond brand inscribed with a promise of beauty, rarity and responsible sourcing, and Crossworks Manufacturing Ltd. hosted its third annual Forevermark Canadian Partner Forum at the La Quinta Resort in Palm Springs, California from February 28 to March 2, Rapaport reports. The forum offered a unique opportunity to share ideas and grow the Forevermark presence in Canada, with access to retailers, Forevermark representatives and supply partners.
Attendees convened at a breakfast on the opening day to hear remarks from Forevermark's U.S. president, Charles Stanley, who discussed the status of the brand in Canada.
“The focus of 2014 is around our current partners, to improve the assortment of Forevermark instore and continue to raise brand awareness to help grow their diamond business. The De Beers group has made Forevermark a strategic focus for their long-term business plans and we are committed to fulfilling Forevermark’s promise in Canada,” Stanley said.
On March 1,  a breakfast presentation informed retailers of current advertising plans, co-op program details and updates to 2014 marketing materials. Following breakfast, forum participants attended breakout sessions to discuss their Forevermark experiences and share ideas. Attendees also had the opportunity to view the latest collections and inventory from Forevermark Canada manufacturers A. Link Manufacturing, Crossworks Manufacturing, Martin Ross Group and Natalie K. Diamonds.
Dylan Dix, the group executive for Crossworks, said, “Forevermark is built on a unique sense of partnership and the fact that we have a group of diamantaires, jewelry manufacturers and jewelers sitting down together represents a new world of how the diamond industry works. The Forevermark Canadian program continues to develop and we are excited to be part of the unbelievable growth of Forevermark globally.”