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MJSA Expo New York to offer better setting, more convenience, good timing at new location

Show will be held March 14-16 at Hilton New York, near Diamond District and Midtown attractions

(PROVIDENCE, R.I.) - In a change that promises a host of benefits for vendors and attendees, MJSA Expo New York will move to the Hilton New York hotel in Midtown for its 2010 run, scheduled for March 14-16.

The Hilton, at West 53rd Street and Avenue of the Americas (Sixth Avenue), provides convenient access, either onsite or nearby, to everything visitors from the jewelry industry may want or need, from restaurants, hotel rooms, and entertainment to a quick trip to the Diamond District on 47th Street just blocks away. Radio City Music Hall, the Rockefeller Center, and the Museum of Modern Art are across the street, and Broadway, Lincoln Center, and Fifth Avenue shopping are within walking distance.

AGTA changes GemFair day pattern for 2010

(DALLAS) - The American Gem Trade Association (AGTA) has announced it is changing its day pattern for the 2010 AGTA GemFair™ Tucson.  The GemFair has traditionally started on Wednesday and closed on Monday.  It will now start on Tuesday, February 2, 2010 and close on Sunday, February 7, 2010.

JCK Las Vegas garners wide-spread support for 2011 move to Mandalay Bay

(NORWALK, Conn.) - Customer and industry support continues to build with category-leading exhibitors, retailers, industry associations and influencers jumping on board to participate in JCK Events move to Mandalay Bay in 2011.

Exhibitor sign-ups have been huge since the announcement and include key groups such as LUXURY, Plumb Club, Prestige Promenade and Vicenza Oro Italian pavilion along with key category leaders such as Sasha Primak, Cassis, Julius Klein, Lazare Kaplan, Christian Tse Corp., ESQ Swiss, Casio, Super Bell Jewelry, AV Diamonds, Stuller, Kassoy; founding Swiss Watch exhibitors such as Baume and Mercier; Bulgari, Bell & Ross, Gucci, Swatch Group and Tag Heuer.

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.