International Colored Gemstone Association (Ica)

USA
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Contact Person:
Mr. Gary Roskin
Position:
Executive Director

The International Colored Gemstone Association (ICA), a non-profit organization, is the only worldwide body specifically created to benefit the global colored gemstone industry. ICA was founded in 1984 and is now comprised of over 700 gem industry leaders from mine to market, including miners, gem cutters, suppliers, retailers, trade associations, gemological laboratories, academia, museums, and more, from 47 countries who are devoted to advancing and promoting the knowledge and appreciation of colored gemstones.
Company Profile
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Year of Establishment:
1984
Number of Staff:
1-5
Nature of Business:
Trade/Industrial Organisation
Industry:
Product/Service Range:
1. TO PROMOTE THE UNDERSTANDING, APPRECIATION AND SALE OF COLORED GEMSTONES THROUGHOUT THE WORLD. 2. TO ADDRESS TECHNICAL AND PROMOTIONAL ISSUES RELATED TO THE COLORED GEMSTONE INDUSTRY. 3. TO RESEARCH, CREATE AND/OR SUBSIDIZE INCENTIVES FOR SCIENTIFIC SOLUTIONS TO PROBLEMS INVOLVING COLORED GEMSTONES. 4. TO ESTABLISH CLOSER INTERNATIONAL COMMUNICATION BETWEEN MINERS, CUTTERS, WHOLESALE DEALERS, MANUFACTURERS AND RETAILERS BY WORKING IN COOPERATION WITH INDUSTRY-RELATED NATIONAL ORGANIZATIONS. 5. TO WORK WITH ORGANIZATIONS TO STANDARDIZE RULES AND NOMENCLATURE. 6. TO PUBLISH AND DISSEMINATE INCOLOR, A PUBLICATION THAT INCLUDES ORIGINAL RESEARCH AND SHARES EXPERTISE IN MINING, LAPIDARY, MARKETING, ETHICS AND PROMOTION. 7. TO PROMOTE A SERIES OF BIENNIAL CONGRESSES AT WHICH MINERS, DEALERS AND CUTTERS WILL ATTEND ORGANIZED SEMINARS, ENGAGE IN INFORMAL SOCIAL CONTACT AND ULTIMATELY GAIN A BROADENED UNDERSTANDING OF EACH OTHER’S BUSINESSES AND NEEDS. 8. TO MAINTAIN AND PERPETUATE ETHICAL STANDARDS AMONG MEMBERS. 9. TO BE THE AUTHORITY TO THE WORLD ON ANY SUBJECT INVOLVING COLORED GEMSTONES.
Annual Turnover:
US$ 500,000 - 999,999
OEM Capability: No
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