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Industry Events

SJO to hold Fall Show August 27-29

The Southeastern Jewelers Organization (SJO) will host their 2016 Fall Show Saturday, August 27 through Monday, August 29 at the 5-star Ballantyne Hotel & Spa in Charlotte, NC. Attendees will enjoy the buying show, excellent educational seminars and all the luxurious Ballantyne Hotel & Spa has to offer.

JCK and MJSA join forces to provide hands-on, Tech and Experiential Pavilion for JCK Tucson 2017

(NORWALK, Conn.) - JCK Tucson’s new-designer focused model made its debut at the events’ latest edition this past February to critical industry acclaim. Building on that momentum, JCK Tucson is proud to announce a unique partnership between JCK Tucson and MJSA, the U.S. trade association dedicated to professional excellence in custom jewelry making and design. They will introduce a new pavilion at JCK Tucson 2017 offering retailers an exclusive opportunity to work and interact with MJSA members on custom work.

Industry notables join panel at GIA’s New York Jewelry Career Fair

GIAGem and jewelry’s largest recruiting event will take place July 25 at the Javits Center

(NEW YORK) - Prominent personalities from the gem and jewelry industry will join GIA at the Jacob Javits Center in New York for the Institute’s annual Jewelry Career Fair on July 25. The not-to-miss opening panel will feature industry veterans and rising stars, each with a unique and inspiring path to success. The leading industry event is free for job seekers and open to the public; anyone interested in attending is urged to register prior to the event.

4th annual Rings of Strength Tour: Walking, running, biking and yoga to support Jewelers for Children

JFC July(NEW YORK) - Jewelers for Children held the 4th annual Rings of Strength Tour on Thursday, June 2, at Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino in Las Vegas. More than 160 participants assembled at 5:30 a.m. to either walk or run 5K, or bike one of two courses, a leisurely 15K route or a challenging 50K route. An option for yoga was also available. Participants who signed up built their own fundraising websites and collected more than $50,000 to support Jewelers for Children.

JCK Las Vegas, LUXURY and JIS Exchange glistened during a sweltering week in the desert

JCK Vegas(NORWALK, Conn.) - Going out with the heat, JCK Las Vegas concluded its 26th edition on Monday, June 6. The show welcomed the best of the best in the jewelry industry with over 2,400 exhibiting brands and manufacturers, as well as an abundant lineup of industry networking opportunities and informative panel discussions. Highlights from the show include a newly designed show floor, complete with product “Neighborhoods” for easy shopping; a reorganized Design Center, with additional new talent of aspiring design students alongside 21 Rising Stars; and an undeniable focus on lifestyle, the future of retail, and merchandising educational content.

Jewelers for Children celebrates 18 years, honors Stuart Lee and Dennis Ulrich

Facets(NEW YORK) - On June 5, 2016, Jewelers for Children (JFC) held the 18th Annual Facets of Hope event in Las Vegas at the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino. The charity announced that $3.1 million had been raised to support their charity partners in the year ahead and that since 1999 $51.4 million had been donated on behalf of the industry to help children in need. “What an amazing milestone for the charity, and particularly for our industry,” said Dennis Ulrich, JFC board chair and one of the evening’s honorees. “Over the past 18 years, we have touched the lives of so many thousands of children and their families.”