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Industry Events

RJO stores plan for the future of their business

RJO Succession 2017 a great success

(OAK BROOK, Ill.) - RJO retail members met with industry professionals to contemplate the future of their stores. The RJO Succession Experience, facilitated by Kate Peterson of Performance Concepts, armed stores with the tools they need to pass on their business to the next generation of jewelers.

Atlanta Jewelry Show announces Pre-Show Conference Schedule & AJS U education program

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(ATLANTA) - The popular Pre-Show Conference and AJS U education program will be back at the Atlanta Jewelry Show (AJS), August 12 - 14 at the Cobb Galleria Centre. The most robust education program ever produced by the show is expected to welcome more than 1000 participants over four days, from the opening of the Pre-Show Conference on August 11th through the last day of the show on August 14.

GIA gearing up for busy JCK Las Vegas Show

Offerings include new lab service and instrument information, free briefings and more

GIA e(CARLSBAD, Calif.) - All the cards are on the table for GIA’s lineup at the 2017 JCK show, including an in-depth look at GIA M2M™ - a new service that tells the digital story of a diamond; information about a new easy-to-operate instrument to identify mounted and loose natural diamonds; colored stone services available at the GIA Show Service Laboratory; striking displays of synthetic diamonds and a miniature symphony of gems; and free in-booth briefings on must-know industry topics.

Jewelers of America to host Legislative Forum on Capitol Hill

Dinner & Forum will be part of the association’s annual advocacy visit

jewelers of america e(NEW YORK) - Jewelers of America (JA) has announced it will host a Dinner & Legislative Forum on Tuesday, June 20, 2017 at the prestigious Army & Navy Club in Washington, D.C. The event - open to both JA Members and non-members - will offer an insider’s perspective on the laws and regulations that affect jewelry businesses. Jewelers of America’s D.C.-based legislative counsel, Haake Fetzer will host the Town Hall-style format on hot topics including sales tax fairness - with legislation recently reintroduced in the House of Representatives and the U.S. Senate - jewelry-related regulations, and the proposed 20% tax hike on imports that could be part of comprehensive tax reform.

GIA seminars on synthetic diamonds and diamond treatments announced for August Atlanta Jewelry Show

Atlanta e(ATLANTA, Ga.) - For the first time at the Atlanta Jewelry Show, GIA (the Gemological Institute of America) will offer two seminars focused on identifying synthetic diamonds and diamond treatments. The seminars will be offered on Sunday, August 13 during the Fall Show, held August 12 - 14, 2017 at the Cobb Galleria Centre.