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AGS declares a Revolution

2010 Conclave focuses on revolutionary business practices

(LAS VEGAS) - The American Gem Society (AGS) has announced that the dates for the 2010 Conclave, an annual gathering of its prestigious membership, will be April 21-24th. The theme this year is “Revolution,” with the keynote and educational programs focused on bold new ways of doing business.

The 2010 Conclave will be held at the Westin Copley Place in Boston, in the heart of Boston’s Back Bay. The conference will feature leading keynote speakers, best-practices classes, hands-on workshops, multiple networking opportunities, and the Society’s illustrious event honoring industry leaders, The Robert M. Shipley Award Luncheon.

Rio Grande’s Catalog In Motion® scheduled for February 5–8, 2010

Rio Grande is once again gearing up for their Catalog In Motion® show, and the February 5-8, 2010 event promises to be better than ever. Attendees will try out new products, see tool demonstrations, talk to jewelry experts and take hands-on classes at this exclusive show where jewelry-making comes to life with Rio Grande.

JANY Special Delivery Show 2009 delivers 18% increase in attendance

(NEW YORK) - As the JA New York Special Delivery Show 2009 closed on October 27, the Jacob K. Javits Center was still buzzing with the positive energy from the past three days of the show.  The show floor was very active with attendance up 18% from last year with serious, ready-to-buy retailers.

“We had the right quality and quantity of buyers here to make the show a success for our exhibitors,” says Drew Lawsky, Show Director for JA New York. “Special Delivery 2009 has a lot to offer both exhibitors and attendees; we’re beginning to feel some of the turnaround in the economy.”

17th Annual Miami Beach Antique Jewelry & Watch Show to showcase latest trends, spectacular collections

(MIAMI) - The Annual Miami Beach Antique Jewelry & Watch Show will showcase the latest trends and spectacular antiques, art and jewelry collections as it opens to the public for the 17th time November 13-15, 2009, at the Miami Beach Convention Center. The three-day show will feature more than 100 dealers from the United States, Canada, South and Central America, Europe and Asia recognized for unparalleled quality and selection of products. Buyers of antique collections from around the globe, including many celebrities and well-known socialites, will be in attendance.

JCK Las Vegas moving to Mandalay Bay in 2011

Change opens door to retailer-focused reinvention of North America's leading jewelry event

(NORWALK, Conn.) - JCK Las Vegas is moving to Mandalay Bay in 2011 as part of an over arching reinvention that is being enthusiastically endorsed by the major players in the jewelry industry who have agreed to lead the parade up Vegas' storied strip.

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.