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49th Annual Original Miami Beach Antique Show reports record attendance, robust sales

(MIAMI, Fla.) - dmg world media reported record attendance, by several thousand people, and robust exhibitor sales at the 49th Annual Original Miami Beach Antique Show. The show was held January 21-25 at the Miami Beach Convention Center and showcased fine American and European silver, original paintings and works of art spanning more than three centuries, textiles and rugs and highly sought 19th and 20th Century glass, Asian Art, objects of virtue, and pieces of Art Deco and Modernism eras.

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Industry’s first Vendor Summit held in Atlanta

(ATLANTA) – As the first event of its kind in the jewelry industry, the inaugural Jewelry Vendor Summit brought together more than 18 nationally known manufacturers in Atlanta, GA on January 13 to discuss many of the critical issues facing jewelry manufacturers today.  Designed to serve as an outlet for manufacturers seeking guidance in today’s challenging economic climate, the event was organized by Jeff Unger, Alisa Unger Designs/B & N Jewelry and by Southern Jewelry Travelers Association/Atlanta Jewelry Show Executive Director, Carol Young.

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Lewis Jewelers celebrates 28th anniversary with Texas-inspired fund raiser

(WEBSTER, Tex.) - Lewis Jewelers, a full-service jewelry retailer located in Webster, Texas, recently celebrated its 28th Anniversary with a fundraising event of Texas-sized proportions. “Sparkles & Spurs” raised more than $25,000 for Texas Children’s Hospital - the most successful Lewis Jewelers anniversary event to date.

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RJO gets “Fired Up!” and helps with Haiti relief at recent Buying Show

Members raise over $2500 to assist in Haitian relief efforts

(NEWTON, Iowa) - Retail Jewelers Organization (RJO) jewelers and manufacturers from around the country attended the exclusive Spring 2010 RJO Buying Show in Savannah, Georgia.  The RJO Buying Show, held semi-annually, provides successful independent jewelers the opportunity to browse current fashions, network with other industry leaders and purchase jewelry at pre-negotiated prices.

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AGS Conclave to feature new format for Supplier Fashion Show and Gallery

(LAS VEGAS) - The American Gem Society (AGS) is offering its supplier members a unique and different format for showcasing their jewelry at Conclave’s Fashion Show and Gallery, April 21 & 22, 2010. This two-day event will allow suppliers to show their jewelry in an exhibit stylishly designed like an art gallery.  This new format allows for close interaction between supplier and retailer in an inviting setting, and is designed with built-in traffic drivers to ensure retailers spend time and network with AGS suppliers and their product.

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2010 dates announced for Train the Trainer course

Brad Huisken of IAS Training and frequent speaker at retail events around the world has announced he is introducing spring dates for his Train the Trainer course.  This training seminar is exclusively for retail owners, managers, sales managers, and sales trainers.  The dates and locations are:

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Jewelry industry to “Emerge and Refresh” at JA New York Winter 2010 Show

(NEW YORK) – Set to kick off the New Year with an invigorating start, the JA New York Winter 2010 Show will be held from Sunday February 28th - Tuesday March 2nd at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center.  The Winter Show theme, “Emerge and Refresh” urges both exhibitors and retailers to take advantage of the fresh start and hopeful outlook the New Year brings.  With over 10,000 industry professionals and more than 700 of the world’s finest jewelry and luxury gift suppliers, the JA New York Winter 2010 Show is the must-attend event for those looking to plan for a successful spring season and a fantastic start to the New Year.

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