Black tie event moving to new venue
(ATLANTA) – The 24 Karat Club, Southeastern United States has announced the rescheduling of their Annual Banquet from February 28 to August 8. In addition to the new date, the Banquet will be held at a new location – the Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre.
at the Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre on August 8.
The Centre is a premier venue for Broadway shows, ballet, concerts, educational shows, family performances, opera, corporate meetings and events. It is located at the intersection of Cobb Galleria Parkway and Akers Mill Road, just down the road (approximately half a mile) from the Renaissance Waverly Hotel – host hotel of the Southern Jewelry Travelers Association Atlanta Jewelry Show. Not only convenient, the Centre is home to the 10,000 square foot Kessell D. Stelling Ballroom, an ideal space for dining and dancing in style for 24 Karat Club members and their guests.
In addition to dining, dancing and networking, the Annual Banquet features the awarding of several scholarships to deserving members of the jewelry industry, and the Club’s annual Retailer of the Year Award. The Retailer of the Year Award recognizes a southern retail jeweler for their service to their community and the jewelry industry. The event is anticipated by all who have attended in the past.
The Club’s scholarship
s have helped many sales associates advance their knowledge of precious stones and metals as well as further develop their sales skills. The Club would like to extend special thanks to Stuller, Inc. for providing several scholarships for their Jewelers Workshop.
The Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre offers a unique dining experience under the direction of the executive chef John Pivar. The catering staff is highly recognized for providing excellent food with an exquisite presentation. The culinary staff’s repertoire is inspired by the flavors of Asia, Europe and Regional America.
Michael E. Fallaize, president of the Club would like to extend his thanks to the Banquet sponsors for helping to provide a high class event. Platinum sponsors of the 2008 Banquet included Jewelers Mutual Insurance Company, Southeastern Findings/Namano and Southern Jewelry News.