For Immediate Release
TRYON, NC, USA – September 9, 2018 – Tryon Equestrian Partners (TEP) is proud to announce Lugano Diamonds as its Exclusive Luxury Jeweler for the FEI World Equestrian Games™ Tryon 2018 (WEG) and the World Equine Expo™ at Tryon International Equestrian Center at Tryon Resort, hosted September 11-23, 2018. Beyond September, Lugano Diamonds has also been named the Exclusive Luxury Jeweler for Tryon International Equestrian Center, as well as for Wellington, FL, venues the Winter Equestrian Festival and the International Polo Club.
Throughout the WEG, Lugano Diamonds will be highlighted in the Summit Club within the International Pavilion and will showcase their collection of bespoke jewelry, including an exquisite equestrian-inspired line. As part of their partnership, Lugano Diamonds is also the presenting sponsor for VIP shuttles, providing an enhanced experience for guests throughout the two-week event.
“We have become more and more involved in the equine space over the past year,” said Moti Ferder, founder, CEO and design director at Lugano Diamonds. “To be here at the FEI World Equestrian Games Tryon 2018 as the Exclusive Luxury Jeweler is an honor. We are thrilled to be a part of such a high-profile and well-respected event.”
Lugano Diamonds, a private international diamond and jewelry company founded in Israel, is known for its worldwide connections to procure the rarest, most unique and largest stones. An active supporter of the equestrian community, their gorgeous creations can be found at most major equine events in the United States and this tradition is continued and strengthened in both Tryon, NC, and Wellington, FL.
As the Exclusive Luxury Jeweler of Tryon International Equestrian Center, Winter Equestrian Festival and International Polo Club, Lugano Diamonds will have a permanent, prominent vendor presence onsite, bringing their exquisite and meticulously-crafted works of art to both regions.
For Katherine Bellissimo, Chief Marketing Officer of Tryon International Equestrian Center, the Winter Equestrian Festival and the International Polo Club, this partnership is a significant opportunity to continue reaching the international equestrian community and expanding the already significant United States presence of Lugano Diamonds.
“While our partnership with Lugano Diamonds continues to advance,” stated Bellissimo, “we are thrilled to welcome them to the FEI World Equestrian Games as the Exclusive Luxury Jeweler. As a customer of Lugano Diamonds myself, it has been an honor to witness the relationships they have created with their specific equestrian clientele develop, which continue to shape the quality and design of their exquisite pieces. We look forward to solidifying the Lugano Diamonds presence at our venues across the board, and are certain that this relationship will be long lasting.”
To learn more about the FEI World Equestrian Games™ Tryon 2018, please visit www.Tryon2018.com.
To purchase tickets or for more information about the WEG, please visit www.Tryon2018.com.
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About Lugano Diamonds
Lugano Diamonds is a private international diamond and jewelry company founded in Israel by Moti Ferder with the vision of creating exquisite, one-of-a-kind wearable works of art. In 2005 the company established itself in North America with the opening of its Grand Salon in Newport Beach, Calif. Since its inception, Lugano’s worldwide connections to procure the rarest, most unique and largest stones enable the company to consistently produce stunning creations. Controlling all facets of production, Lugano’s master craftsmen create each piece of jewelry to the highest standards with meticulous attention to detail. Lugano has locations in Newport Beach, Calif., Aspen, Colo., and Palm Beach, Fla. To book an appointment or for more information, visit www.luganodiamonds.com, Facebook and follow them on Instagram and Twitter.
About the Tryon International Equestrian Center
Tryon International Equestrian Center at Tryon Resort, host of the FEI World Equestrian Games™ Tryon 2018, is one of the world’s premier equestrian lifestyle destinations, with first-class facilities for all eight FEI disciplines. From carousel to competition, the mission of Tryon Resort is to celebrate the magic of the horse, grow equestrian sport, and increase access to this majestic animal. Tryon Resort is a spring, summer and fall haven for equestrian competitors and enthusiasts, and a year-round destination for connoisseurs of diverse cuisine and shopping, lodging getaways, and family entertainment. Learn more at www.Tryon.com.
About the FEI World Equestrian Games™
The FEI World Equestrian Games™, held every four years in the middle of the summer Olympic cycle, is the property of the Fédération Equestre Internationale (FEI), the world governing body for horse sport organized by the International Olympic Committee (IOC). It is one of the biggest events on the global sporting calendar, combining World Championships in the Olympic disciplines of Jumping, Dressage and Eventing, the Paralympic discipline of Para-Equestrian Dressage, as well as Driving, Endurance, Vaulting and Reining.
The inaugural FEI World Equestrian Games™ were hosted in Stockholm (SWE) in 1990. Since then the Games have been staged in The Hague (NED) in 1994, Rome (ITA) in 1998, Jerez (ESP) in 2002, and Aachen (GER) in 2006. The first Games to be organized outside Europe were the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games™ in Kentucky (USA) 2010. The Games came back to Europe for the 2014 edition, the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games™ in Normandy (FRA), which attracted more than 500,000 on-site spectators and a worldwide television audience of 350 million, as well as delivering an economic impact of €368 million to the French economy.
The Tryon 2018 Games offer qualifying slots for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games.
The FEI World Equestrian Games™ History Hub can be viewed here.