Embracing the Future: Exploring the Diamond Industry’s Evolution in Canada


Sponsored by: Vandan associates inc

In an ever-changing industry, staying ahead of the curve is crucial for success. The diamond industry in Canada is no exception, with emerging trends and shifting consumer preferences shaping its future. At the upcoming Time & Shine International Watch and Jewellery Expo, esteemed experts A.J. Rooney and Monil Shah will shed light on “The Future of the Diamond Industry in Canada and the Next Generation.” A.J. Rooney, a second-generation jeweller and master craftsman, brings his 10 years of experience and modern vision to Bogart’s Jewellers. Monil Shah, the proud founder of Valour Lab-Grown Diamonds, represents the future with his keen understanding of consumer behavior and industry trends.

We’ll delve into the insights shared during their captivating seminar, highlighting the innovative approaches and strategies that Canadian jewellery store owners should embrace to thrive in this evolving landscape.

Navigating Change with A.J. Rooney:
With seven locations across Newfoundland & Labrador, Bogart’s Jewellers has become a prominent retailer in Atlantic Canada. A.J. Rooney, alongside his father Richard, has successfully steered the family business into the future. A.J. will share his insights on embracing change, creating a seamless customer experience, and leveraging online presence and social media to stay ahead in the industry. His modern approach and innovative strategies have made Bogart’s Jewellers a go-to destination for customers seeking quality and unique designs.

The Rise of Lab-Grown Diamonds with Monil Shah:
Monil Shah, the dynamic founder of Valour Lab-Grown Diamonds, has been at the forefront of the industry’s transformation. His journey began when he attended a seminar on “The Future of Lab-Grown Diamonds” at the Hong Kong Jewellery Trade Show. Despite initial skepticism, Monil recognized the untapped potential of lab-grown diamonds. Today, Valour Lab-Grown Diamonds is flourishing, driven by the demand for affordable alternatives and the influence of social media. Monil will delve into the rise of lab-grown diamonds, their market potential, and how they are reshaping the industry.

Bogart’s Jewellers’ emphasis on personalized customer experiences and their successful integration of online platforms and e-commerce. By embracing digital tools and harnessing the power of social media, Bogart’s Jewellers has set an example for the industry, demonstrating how the internet can be utilized to enhance the customer journey and drive sales.The rise of lab-grown diamonds has been a significant disruptor in the diamond industry.  We’ll explore Monil’s journey and how he recognized the market demand for affordable alternatives that align with the preferences and expectations of millennials and Gen Z. By also leveraging customization options, and a commitment to convenience, Valour Lab-Grown Diamonds has positioned itself as a key player in the industry, catering to the evolving needs of consumers.

Furthermore, we’ll emphasize the significance of offering both natural and lab-grown diamonds, as consumers increasingly seek options that align with their preferences and budgets.

The seminar will take place on September 19th at 12 PM, and registration is required to attend. To secure your spot and gain valuable insights from A.J. Rooney and Monil Shah, visit timeandshineexpo.com. This seminar is a must-attend for jewellery store owners looking to adapt to the changing dynamics of the diamond industry and stay ahead of the curve.

The future of the diamond industry in Canada holds immense potential, driven by visionary individuals like A.J. Rooney and Monil Shah. By understanding and embracing emerging trends, jewellery store owners can position themselves for success and effectively cater to the next generation of consumers. The seminar at the Time & Shine International Watch and Jewellery Expo serves as a valuable opportunity to gather insights, network with industry leaders, and gain a competitive edge. Don’t miss out on this transformative event that will shape the future of the Canadian diamond industry. Register now at timeandshineexpo.com to secure your spot.