(NORWALK, Conn.) – JCK & Luxury will return to The Venetian Resort & Sands Expo in Las Vegas, Nevada in August to reunite the entire jewelry industry to discover what is new, next and innovative in the retail jewelry marketplace, safely under one roof. JCK Las Vegas will be held August 27 – August 30, with Luxury open by invitation starting the afternoon of August 24 (1:00 pm) through August 26. Registration is now open at lasvegas.jckonline.com.
“After over a year without JCK in-person events, we are thrilled to welcome the jewelry industry back to JCK this summer in Las Vegas,” says Sarin Bachmann, Group Vice President, Reed Jewelry Group. “We will be debuting many new show elements to ensure it is a productive and safe event for all who attend. Our team has been diligently working since the shut down on planning for comprehensive health and safety protocols in addition to launching new digital initiatives, like JCK Pro, to connect the JCK community to our unmatched resources year-round.”
In addition to JCK’s more than 20 curated neighborhoods, attendees can explore Luxury by JCK during JCK Show days. The Luxury experience awaits JCK buyers on floors 4 and 5, and features the world’s most coveted jewelry designers and brands. It’s an elevated and distinguished shopping experience. Luxury Invitation-Only days occur August 24 (beginning at 1:00 pm) to August 26, and then open to all JCK Show attendees beginning August 27.
To reunite the entire jewelry industry in 2021, after the long pause to in-person events required by pandemic protocols, JCK is bringing back in-person networking and educational events led by popular industry organizations and brands like Jewelers for Children, GIA, Le Vian, The Plumb Club, Rapaport and more. A full schedule of events can be found at its website.
New for 2021
The Design Collective, a new and unique neighborhood debuting in JCK 2021, features luxurious one-of-a-kind fine jewelry from world-renowned designers like Dorian Rose, Belle Brooke and Djula; on-trend designers like Nina Nguyen, Lina Caballero and Tresor; and rising stars that inspire like Tariq Riaz and Celeborn Jewelry. The Design Collective will be located on Level 2 across from the Plumb Club.
JCK’s 2021 event schedule brings new offerings that allow for more flexible schedules and social distancing – with programming, educational sessions and JCK Talks streaming across the show floor throughout the week. Notable debut events include a live podcast zone featuring top industry podcasters, a content creation station powered by The Smithee Group, social media activations and more. Additional keynote speakers, educational and networking events to be announced throughout the summer. Visit the events and education schedule for more info.
“We are tapping into our amazing community of industry and outside-industry influential speakers, tastemakers and experts to provide relevant and enriching content for attendees,” says Kate Youngstrom, Director of Content & Community at Reed Exhibitions. “Each day will be action-packed with elevated education and events on relevant topics including retail and design trends, market insights, digital communications and much more!”
Also new for 2021, all JCK Pro subscribers will receive a VIP Experience on-site. JCK Pros have exclusive access to a JCK Pro lounge directly on the show floor to plug in, refresh and reset. Plus, dedicated check in, VIP Taxi lines, exclusive networking events, and reserved seating and discounts on on-site education programs. Learn more and become a JCK Pro at jckonline.com/pro.
Health & Safety
“With in-person events and trade shows a vital element of the jewelry industry’s annual business cycle, JCK and Reed Exhibitions are committed to prioritizing health and safety for our customers and our employees, alongside the business and connections made onsite. For JCK and Luxury, we are keeping our guidelines up to date with input from the CDC to make the event a safe and secure environment to come together and do business once again,” explains Bachmann. Learn more about the Health & Safety at JCK here.
This is the year to put safety, comfort, and convenience first and stay onsite at The Venetian Resort. For 2021, JCK and The Venetian have partnered to offer much lower rates at The Venetian and Palazzo for JCK attendees and exhibitors. For the best rates, book your travel at lasvegas.jckonline.com. Staying onsite gives you added peace of mind with The Venetian’s strong “Clean Commitment” that includes new cleaning practices for hygiene and sanitation that are in direct response to COVID-19 and meet the requirements of the CDC.