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Jewelry Information Center to launch “Ultimate Proposal Contest”


Prizes up for grabs for jewelry retailers, sales associates and consumers

(NEW YORK) - Jewelry Information Center (JIC), the consumer public relations and marketing arm of Jewelers of America (JA),  launched a nationwide search for the best engagement proposal story on Monday, February 15.  Retailers are asked to sign up to become participating retailers of JIC’s Ultimate Proposal Contest.  The contest offers a variety of prizes for consumers, retailers and sales associates.

“JIC’s Ultimate Proposal Contest provides Jewelers of America-member retailers with an opportunity to effectively market their business, while building customer relationships to develop life-long customers,” says Robert Headley, Jewelers of America COO.

Contest Schedule & Prizes

JIC’s Ultimate Proposal Contest will run from February 15 through April 30, 2010, on www.JIC.org.  The 10 best stories will be selected as finalists on April 15, 2010.  From April 19-30, anyone in America will be able to vote to choose the winner of the Ultimate Proposal Contest. The grand prize winner will win platinum jewelry and a trip for two to Santorini, Greece, courtesy of Platinum Guild International, USA.  The retail store that refers the winning story will also receive a prize package that includes a beverage center courtesy of GE Money (value $1,000).

Contest benefits retailers

Participating retailers are provided with marketing materials, including: counter card, postcard/bag stuffer, e-mail templates, and contest logos for their website and social media usage.  Participating retailers will also receive national consumer and media exposure, through listings on www.JIC.org and other national consumer websites.

Current sponsors of JIC’s Ultimate Proposal Contest include GE Money; Platinum Guild International, USA; Jewelers Mutual Insurance Company; and Onewed.com.

To become a participating retailer, to join Jewelers of America, or to learn more about JIC’s Ultimate Proposal Contest, please visit www.jewelers.org or e-mail Amanda Gizzi at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..