AWDC

(redirected from Antwerp World Diamond Centre)
AcronymDefinition
AWDCApple Worldwide Developer Conference
AWDCAntwerp World Diamond Centre (Belgium)
AWDCAll Wheel Drive Club (UK)
AWDCAfrican Wild Dog Conservation (Zambia)
AWDCAlbury-Wodonga Development Corporation (Australia)
AWDCAzerbaijan Women and Development Centre
AWDCApple Worldwide Developers Conference (also seen as WWDC)
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As a major global sourcing platform for jewellery, this years Show features 22 group pavilions of countries and trade organisations, representing Australia, the Chinese mainland, Germany, Italy, Myanmar, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Thailand and the United States; and prominent trade organisations such as the Antwerp World Diamond Centre (AWDC), the International Colored Gemstone Association and the Tanzanite Foundation.
As a major global sourcing platform for jewellery, this year's Show features 22 group pavilions of countries and trade organisations, representing Australia, the Chinese mainland, Germany, Italy, Myanmar, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Thailand and the United States; and prominent trade organisations such as the Antwerp World Diamond Centre (AWDC), the International Colored Gemstone Association and the Tanzanite Foundation.
As former director-general of the Antwerp World Diamond Centre I was very closely involved in setting up the Kimberley Process Certification Scheme (KPCS), the supervisory body for diamonds recognized the world over.
Mr Ali is known for his elegant sculptures, with nearly three decades of experience while Ms Traboulsi holds a diploma in diamond and coloured stones from the Antwerp World Diamond Centre and in jewellery design from the Gemological Institute of America.
The Antwerp World Diamond Centre said in a statement that 300,000 carats of diamonds from Marange would be auctioned from Wednesday, a move which is expected to increase transparency over Zimbabwe's diamond sector.
Peter Meeus, chairman of the board of directors of the Dubai Diamond Exchange - and a former head of the Antwerp World Diamond Centre, the traditional home of diamonds - made history with his nomination.
Day one of the inaugural two-day Dubai Diamond Conference Ahmed Bin Sulayem, Executive Chairman, DMCC, made history by nominating Peter Meeus, Chairman of the Board of Directors of the DDE and a former head of the Antwerp World Diamond Centre, as the first non-Western-based President of the World Diamond Council (WDC).
The Antwerp World Diamond Centre, an industry federation, said those in the business were shocked by the theft and questioned how it could have taken place.
Caroline De Wolf, of the Antwerp World Diamond Centre, said: "What we are talking about is obviously a gigantic sum.
Caroline De Wolf of the Antwerp World Diamond Centre said: "What we are talking about is obviously a gigantic sum.
Sharma visited the Antwerp World Diamond Centre (AWDC) and met with the leaders of the diamond industry including the Indian diamond community and their leaders.
Antwerp, through which more than half of the world's diamond production passes, saw $48 billion of trade in the first ten months of 2010, according to data from the Antwerp World Diamond Centre.