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24 Karat Club SEUS holds 35th Annual Banquet

(ATLANTA) - The 24 Karat Club Southeastern United States held its 35th Annual Banquet on Saturday, August 8 at a new venue, the Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre following the opening day of the Southern Jewelry Travelers Association Atlanta Jewelry Show. An impressive class of new members were inducted and the Club's Jeweler of the Year and Scholarship recipients were recognized during the elegant, black tie event.

New In Time Jewelry Show set to debut in Atlanta - October 17 - 18, 2009

Southern Jewelry Travelers Association launches late season ‘In Time' Delivery Jewelry Show at Cobb Galleria Centre, Atlanta, GA

(ATLANTA) - In an effort to create year-end sales, cash management and business-building opportunities for jewelers and vendors, the Southern Jewelry Travelers Association (SJTA) will launch a new "in time" delivery jewelry show October 17-18, 2009. Set to debut with 200 exhibiting companies at the Cobb Galleria Centre in Atlanta, GA, the new, late season exhibition will bring together a tremendous selection of fine jewelry and accessories - perfectly timed for retailers just as they need it. Merchandise will be available for quick shipment and for immediate delivery to the trade.

Prime Jewelry Group to host Sunset Beach Party at October buying event

The Prime Jewelry Group has announced that hosted guests at their Sarasota, FL event, October 4-5, will enjoy a hosted dinner, relaxing music, tropical cocktails, and more at a private beach party. The Beach Party will be held at the Ritz-Carlton, Sarasota's private Beach Club on beautiful Lido Key. The Sunset Beach Party will take place on Sunday, October 4 from 6 to 10 PM. The location, known for spectacular gulf coast sunsets is a site with luxurious amenities, pools, and sugar sand beaches, where revelers come to look for the elusive "flash of green" as the sun slips below the horizon.

Florida Society of Goldsmiths announces Winter Workshop dates

The Florida Society of Goldsmiths Northeast Chapter announces its 14th annual Winter Workshop January 4 - 8, 2010. This week of 2- and 3- day hands-on educational programs features 6 well known instructors: Juan Carlos Caballero-Perez, Marcia DeCoster, Joan Dulla, Mary Hettmansperger, Tom McCarthy, and Pauline Warg.

JA New York Summer Show buzzes with optimistic outlook

(NEW YORK) - From never-before-seen jewelry pieces and pavilions to experiencing new seminars and networking sessions, many jewelry industry professionals believe that a revitalization in the jewelry industry is on its way after attending the JA New York Summer Show, held at the Jacob K. Javits Center in New York City from July 26th - 29th. Show attendees were able to see the world's best jewelry pieces from both veteran and new designers and were also encouraged to take advantage of several offerings, including: America's Best Jewelers, retail speed networking, educational seminars and numerous show promotions. The 32nd Annual Mort Abelson Designer of The Year Award winner was selected from the 10 new design talents that debuted, in addition to three exhibitors winning a Golden Apple Award to honor them for demonstrating a successful marketing campaign.

Stuller, Inc. hosts inaugural Owners Conference

DTC Sightholder presents smart solutions to industry's tough issues

(LAFAYETTE, La.) - Stuller, Inc. recently hosted the inaugural Stuller Advantage Owners Conference at its global headquarters in Lafayette, Louisiana.

"The vision behind this event comes from a desire to facilitate an open, honest dialogue about how we can work together to overcome the hurdles we currently face in this great industry," says Matt Stuller, president, founder and CEO of Stuller. "It is our hope that retailers are energized and inspired to seize the new opportunities these trying times have thrust upon us."

Leading Jewelers Guild highlights the “New Normal” during July Meeting & Show

(NEWPORT BEACH, Calif.) - Members of Leading Jewelers Guild (LJG), a prestigious member-owned jewelry organization of independent retailers, assembled at the Island Hotel in Newport Beach for their annual July Meeting and Show from July 10th to 14th. "The last twelve months have been unprecedented in this business and in our lives," said Guild vice president, Elise Kreisberg (Greenberg Jewelers, Sioux City, IA). "We've learned to survive by doing things differently; now we're ready to take the next step!"