• Welcome Back to Vegas – IDEX’s Memo
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    Welcome Back to Vegas – IDEX’s Memo

    June 08, 22┬áby John Jeffay It’s hard to believe that three years have passed since the diamond world last converged on Vegas. Who among the 30,000-plus visitors and exhibitors could have imagined that JCK 2020 and JCK 2021 simply wouldn’t happen? That the world would be gripped by a global pandemic that has, so far, claimed 6.3m lives? That Russia would invade Ukraine, that the resulting sanctions would put a third of the world’s rough diamond beyond legitimate reach? That factories in Surat would run out of inventory, that US inflation would hit over eight per cent? Many of those heading for Harry Reid International as the last show drew…