(NEW YORK) – The Twenty-Four Karat Club of the City of New York hosted its 120th Annual Banquet on March 18. Held at Cipriani South Street, the evening was an ode to entertainment with special guest actor, writer and producer, Joe Piscopo. The event began with a cocktail soiree, followed by dinner and entertainment, and concluded with an after party.
“The annual banquet is the one time of year where, as an industry we come together in celebration of our common goal, forming a fellowship within the trade,” says Jeffrey Cohen, The Twenty-Four Karat Club of the City of NY President. “This event is a moment for us to celebrate the advancements and achievements within diamonds, watches and jewelry, however the commitment and passion of the club’s members is evident 365 days a year.”
The event was attended by notable names within the diamond, watch and jewelry industry, including honorary guest attendees, Lisa Bridge, President of American Gem Society; Richard Katz, Chairperson of Jewelers Board of Trade; Susan Chandler, President of Women’s Jewelry Association; Edward Asscher, President of World Diamond Council; Jenny Luker, Chairperson of Jewelers Vigilance Committee; David Bouffard, Chairperson of Responsible Jewellery Council; Kimberly Collins, President of AGTA; Alan Zimmer, Chairperson of Jewelers’ Security Alliance; Shailesh Jhalani, President of IDCA; Sam Sandberg, President of Plumb Club; Annie Doresca, President of The Black in Jewelry Coalition; Robert F. Moeller II, Chairperson of Jewelers of America; Joseph Esposito, Chairperson of MJSA; 24 Karat Club of New York Vice President, Charles Stanley; 24 Karat Club of New York President, Jeffrey Cohen and many more.
For 121 years the Twenty-Four Karat Club of the City of New York has been a driving force in fostering the interests of the jewelry industry and uniting all through the guiding principle that the greatest values are to be found in raising the quality of human relationships. For more information visit www.24karatclub.org.