Join Nationwide Jewellers in the Billabong Room for two seminars on some of the most relevant issues facing the industry.
Sunday 2:00pm – Prospering In The New Normal

Globalisation, demographic megatrends and technology are changing retailing, particularly in discretionary spending areas such as jewellery. Retail jewellery sales have stalled for several years running, and even more dramatic change is likely over the next six to eighteen months. Find out how these changes are affecting retail jewellery, and importantly, the strategies needed to address the five challenges facing the industry.

Presented by Colin Pocklington

Monday 11:00am – New Anti Money Laundering/Counter Terrorism Financing Legislation

The Australian Transaction Reports and Analysis Centre (AUSTRAC), will provide an overview of Australia’s anti-money laundering and counter-terrorism financing policy and regulation. The presentation will include discussion of the money laundering and terrorism financing risks for high value dealers, such as jewellers, how AUSTRAC uses information that is provided to them and the recommendations of the Report of the Statutory Review of the Anti-Money Laundering and Counter-Terrorism Financing Act, Rules and Regulations, including those relevant for jewelers.

Presented by Bradley Brown