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JLL predicts up to 6 percent growth in holiday season spending

JLL predicts up to 6 percent growth in holiday season spending

Survey reveals GenX to outspend Boomers this holiday season

(CHICAGO) - Now that the last trace of Halloween candy is gone, Americans plan to get started on holiday shopping. Nearly 30 percent of shoppers will start shopping prior to Thanksgiving, whil...

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Industry Events

Gem and jewelry leaders gather for GIA’s Global Leadership Program at Harvard Business School

(CARLSBAD, Calif.) - Executives from across the global gem and jewelry industry recently convened in Cambridge, Mass., for the fourth annual GIA Global Leadership Program offered by the Harvard Business School (HBS). The 50 industry leaders - all CEOs...

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Women’s Jewelry Association launches Advocacy Task Force

Women’s Jewelry Association launches Advocacy Task Force

(POUGHKEEPSIE, N.Y.) - The Women’s Jewelry Association (WJA) on November 2 launched its first ever “advocacy task force” to explore and ultimately create actionable tools, training, education, workplace coaching, and mentorship that can be utilized by...

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Artisanal crafted “Drops of Love” a unique sales option for the Holiday Season

Artisanal crafted “Drops of Love” a unique sales option for the Holiday Season

Colorful, hand blown glass pendants sparkle with .25 points of diamonds inside a striking tear drop shape

Fresh off the success of his solar-eclipse commemorative “Corona” pendant, Clarksville, Tennessee-based Elliott Herzlich has added another extrao...

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Overnight explains how to say, “Yes!” to every sale

Overnight explains how to say, “Yes!” to every sale

Releases 2 new catalogs  

Being a jewelry retailer has never been more challenging. New economic realities, new competitors, and new pressure on margins have completely changed your business. That’s why Overnight has completely transformed its business...

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JLL predicts up to 6 percent growth in holiday season spending

4 DAYS AGO
JLL predicts up to 6 percent growth in holiday season spending

Survey reveals GenX to outspend Boomers this holiday season

(CHICAGO) - Now that the last trace of Halloween candy is gone, Americans plan to get started on holiday shopping. Nearly 30 percent of shoppers will start shopping prior to Thanksgiving, while just over 30 percent of shoppers will start stoc...

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NY Post reports new “Bling Ring” targeting celebrities

4 DAYS AGO
NY Post reports new “Bling Ring” targeting celebrities

It started in January, when burglars boosted hundreds of thousands of dollars’ worth of jewelry and cash from “Dog Whisperer” Cesar Millan. Then, retired Laker and former Knicks coach Derek Fisher’s Tarzana, Calif., home was hit, with thieves taking $300,000 in jewelry, including five NBA Championsh...

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Gem and jewelry leaders gather for GIA’s Global Leadership Program at Harvard Business School

17 DAYS AGO

(CARLSBAD, Calif.) - Executives from across the global gem and jewelry industry recently convened in Cambridge, Mass., for the fourth annual GIA Global Leadership Program offered by the Harvard Business School (HBS). The 50 industry leaders - all CEOs or senior executives - examined the theme “Transf...

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Initiatives in Art & Culture announces 19th Annual Fashion + Design Conference: “White: Palette, Prism, Possibility”

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Initiatives in Art & Culture announces 19th Annual Fashion + Design Conference: “White: Palette, Prism, Possibility”

Conference to be held November 10 & 11, 2017 at CUNY Graduate Center, New York City

Initiatives in Art & Culture (IAC), an organization committed to educating diverse audiences in the fine, decorative, and visual arts, has announced their 19th Annual Fashion + Design Conference will be held N...

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Women’s Jewelry Association launches Advocacy Task Force

11 DAYS AGO
Women’s Jewelry Association launches Advocacy Task Force

(POUGHKEEPSIE, N.Y.) - The Women’s Jewelry Association (WJA) on November 2 launched its first ever “advocacy task force” to explore and ultimately create actionable tools, training, education, workplace coaching, and mentorship that can be utilized by WJA members to advance women’s roles in the jewel...

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Dona Dirlam retires as Director of the Richard T. Liddicoat Gemological Library and Information Center

17 DAYS AGO
Dona Dirlam retires as Director of the Richard T. Liddicoat Gemological Library and Information Center

Robert Weldon named library director

(CARLSBAD, Calif.) - Dona Dirlam, director of GIA’s library and information center, has retired after 38 years of service to GIA’s (Gemological Institute of America) mission of ensuring the public trust in gems and jewelry. She was largely responsible for establish...

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Artisanal crafted “Drops of Love” a unique sales option for the Holiday Season

4 DAYS AGO
Artisanal crafted “Drops of Love” a unique sales option for the Holiday Season

Colorful, hand blown glass pendants sparkle with .25 points of diamonds inside a striking tear drop shape

Fresh off the success of his solar-eclipse commemorative “Corona” pendant, Clarksville, Tennessee-based Elliott Herzlich has added another extraordinary piece to his “Elliott’s Exclusive” collect...

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UPS Capital’s Parcel Pro launches jewelers block coverage

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UPS Capital’s Parcel Pro launches jewelers block coverage

(ATLANTA) - Parcel Pro, a UPS Capital Company, announced the launch of jewelers block coverage on November 7, a special insurance program to help protect the property of jewelers against the most common types of losses. The comprehensive and customizable insurance policy provides coverage for the jew...

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Furry friends on the job: Charley - Jewelers unBLOCKed™

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Furry friends on the job: Charley - Jewelers unBLOCKed™

Meet Charley. She is a 3 year old, English Crème Golden Retriever and loves to visit Jewelers unBLOCKed™ HQ in New Jersey. Charley normally works in the California office but visited this summer to meet the East Coast team. She is a certified service dog, a rescue herself and loves anything sparkly ...

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Furry friends on the job: Daisy and Trigger

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Furry friends on the job: Daisy and Trigger

Say hello to Daisy (front) and Trigger.  The precious pair of Shelties go to work most every day with their human DeAnne Green at Main Street Jewelers in Plattsmouth, Nebraska.  Daisy and Trigger excel at their job as official greeters. Not a customer walks in without these two saying hello and many...

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The Marketing Minute: Trend Spotting

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Marketing specialist George Prout produces a weekly marketing advice video for retail jewelers, The Monday Morning Marketing Minute. He’s generously agreed to let us share them with our eWeekly readers.

 

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The Marketing Minute: Pricing Strategy

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Marketing specialist George Prout produces a weekly marketing advice video for retail jewelers, The Monday Morning Marketing Minute. He’s generously agreed to let us share them with our eWeekly readers.

 

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Tradeshows

2017 Tradeshow Calendar

 

JANUARY

 

January 6-8
G&LW Show
Lakeland, FL-Lakeland Center
601.879.8832
www.glwshows.com 

January 10-11
G&LW Show
Asheville, NC –U.S. Cellular Center Asheville
601.879.8832
www.glwshows.com 

January 26-February 6
J.O.G.S. Tucson Gem & Jewelry Show
Tucson, AZ-Tucson Expo Center
213.629.3030
www.jogsshow.com 

January 27-29
Jewelers International Showcase (JIS)
Fort Lauderdale, FL-Fort Lauderdale Convention Center
561.998.0205
www.jisshows.com 

January 28-February 5
G&LW Show
Tuscon, AZ-Holiday Inn Palo Verde/Holidome
601.879.8832
www.glwshows.com 

January 28-February 8
G&LW Show
Tucson, AZ-The Gem Mall
601.879.8832
www.glwshows.com 

January 28-February 1
Centurion Jewelry Show
Scottsdale, AZ-
516.331.5586
www.centurionjewelryshow.com 

January 29-30
47th ACE It Annual Winter Conference
Tucson, AZ- Tucson Convention Center
718.893.1536
www.najaappraisers.com 

January 29-30
Southeastern Jewelers Organization (SJO)
Charlotte, NC The Ballantyne Hotel
877.996.9850
http://sjobuyinggroup.com 

January 31-February 5
AGTA GemFair
Tucson, AZ: Tucson Convention Center
214.742.4367
www.agta.org 

January 31 –February 5
GJX Gem and Jewelry Show
Tucson, AZ-GJX Pavilion
520.882.4200
www.gjxusa.com 

 

February

 

February 1-4
JCK Tucson
Tucson, AZ-JW Marriot Starr Pass Resort
800.257.3626
http://tucson.jckonline.com 

February 4-6, 2017
Retail Jewelers Organization Spring Buying Show (RJO)
Tampa, FL –Marriot Tampa Waterside Hotel and Marina
800.247.1774
www.rjomembers.com 


February 18-21
Independent Jewelers Organization (IJO)
Grapevine, TX- Gaylord Texan Resort and Convention Center
203.846.4215
www.ijo.com 

February 22-26
Bangkok Gems & Jewelry
www.thaitrade.com 
www.bkkgems.com 

 

MARCH

 

March 4-6
Atlanta Jewelry Show
Atlanta, GA- Cobb Galleria
800.241.0399
www.atlantajewelryshow.com 

March 12-14
MJSA Expo New York
New York, NY-Javits Convention Center
800.444.6572
www.mjsa.org 

March 13-15, 2016
LUEUR Spring
New York, NY-Javits Convention Center
239.732.664
Lueurny.com   

March 12-14
JA New York Winter Show
New York, NY- The Javits Convention Center
646.654.4983
www.nationaljeweler.com/jany 

March 17-19
GTS Greensboro Jewelry Expo
Greensboro, NC – Greensboro Coliseum
770.410.9771
www.gtshows.com 

March 20-21
G&LW Show
Minneapolis, MN-Doubletree-Bloomington Minneapolis South
601.879.8832
www.glwshows.com 

March 24-26
G&LW Show
Livonia, MI-Embassy Suites Detroit-Livonia/Novi
601.879.8832
www.glwshows.com 

March 25-27
GTS Florida Jewelry Expo
Kissimmee, FL – Osceola Heritage Park Exhibition Hall
770.410.9771
www.gtshows.com 

 

April

 

April 5-8
American Gems Society (AGS) Conclave
Hollywood, CA-Loews Hollywood Hotel
866.805.6500
www.americangemsociety.org 

April 8-10
Jewelers International Showcase (JIS)
Fort Lauderdale, FL- Fort Lauderdale Convention Center
561.998.0205
www.jisshows.com 

April 21-22
G&LW Show
West Springfield, MA-Eastern States Exposition
601.879.8832
www.glwshows.com 

 

May


May 5-7

G&LW Show
Orlando, FL-Osceola Heritage Park
601.879.8832
www.glwshows.com 

May 12-14
G&LW Show
Franklin, NC-Watauga Festival Center
601.879.8832
www.glwshows.com 

May 20-22
GTS Greensboro Jewelry Expo
Greensboro, NC – Greensboro Coliseum
770.410.9771
www.gtshows.com 

May 21-24
Santa Fe Symposium
Albuquerque, NM-Hotel Albuquerque
800.952.6222
www.santafesymposium.org 

May 29-June 1
G.L.D.A Vegas Gem Show
Las Vegas, NV- Mirage Hotel and Casino
301.294.1640
www.glda.com 

 

JUNE


June 2-8

Luxury By JCK
Las Vegas, NV- Four Seasons/Mandalay Bay/DELANO Las Vegas
800.257.3626
www.luxury.jckonline.com 

June 4-8
AGTA GemFair at AGTA
Las Vegas, NV-Mandalay Bay Convention Center
800.972.1162
www.agta.org 

June 4-6
Swiss Watch at JCK
Las Vegas, NV- Four Seasons/Mandalay Bay/THE Hotel
800.257.3626
www.jckonline.com/shows 

June 5-8
JIS Exchange
Las Vegas, NV-Tropicana Las Vegas
www.jisshow.com/exchange 

June 5-8
JCK Show Las Vegas
Las Vegas, NV-Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino
800.257.3626
www.lasvegas.jckonline.com 

June 24-26
GTS Florida Jewelry Expo
Kissimmee, FL – Osceola Heritage Park Exhibition Hall
770.410.9771
www.gtshows.com 

 

JULY

 

July 14-16
G&LW Show
Detroit, MI-Embassy Suites, Livonia/Novi
601.879.8832
www.glwshows.com 


July 23-25
JA New York Summer Show
New York, NY- The Javits Center
646.654.4983
www.ja-newyork.com 

July 25-27
JCK Luxury Prive’
New York, NY- Waldorf Astoria
800.257.3626
http://luxuryprive.jckonline.com 

July 27-30
G&LW Show
Franklin, NC-Watauga Festival Center
601.879.8832
www.glwshows.com 

 

AUGUST

 

August 3-6
G&LW Show
Spruce Pine, NC-Cross Street Commerce Center
601.879.8832
www.glwshows.com 

August 5-7
RJO Fall Buying Show
Denver, CO-Hyatt Regency Denver Convention Center & Denver Convention Center
800-247-1774
www.rjomembers.com 

August 5-7
GTS Greensboro Jewelry Expo
Greensboro, NC – Greensboro Coliseum
770.410.9771
www.gtshows.com 

August 5-8
Independent Jewelers Organization (IJO)
Seattle, WA-Sheraton Seattle Hotel & The Washington State Convention Center
203.846.4215
www.ijo.com 

August 12-14
Atlanta Jewelry Show
Atlanta, GA- Cobb Galleria
800.241.0399
www.atlantajewelryshow.com 


August 12-15
48th ACE IT Annual Mid-Year Educational Conference
Indianapolis, IN
718.893.1536
www.najaappraisers.com 


August 28-29
Southeastern Jewelers Organization (SJO)
Charlotte, NC The Ballantyne Hotel
619.940.9225
www.sjobuyinggroup.com 

 

SEPTEMBER

 

September 7-10
G&LW Show
Tucson, AZ-The Holidome
601.879.8832
www.glwshows.com 

September 10-11
Select Show
Dallas, TX-Ritz Carlton
888.427.4697
www.selectjewelryshow.com 


September 16-18
GTS Florida Jewelry Expo
Kissimmee, FL – Osceola Heritage Park Exhibition Hall
770.410.9771
www.gtshows.com 

September 17-18
Select Show
Ledyard, CT Foxwoods Grand Pequot
888.427.4697
www.selectjewelryshow.com 


September 30-October 2
GTS Greensboro Jewelry Expo
Greensboro, NC – Greensboro Coliseum
770.410.9771
www.gtshows.com 

 

OCTOBER

 

October 1-2
G&LW Show
Minneapolis, MN-Double Tree Bloomington Minneapolis South
601.879.8832
www.glwshows.com 

October 6-8
G&LW Show
Livonia, MI-Embassy Suites Detroit-Livonia/Novi
601.879.8832
www.glwshows.com 


October 8-11
Jewelers International Showcase (JIS)
Miami Beach FL- Miami
Beach Convention Center
561.998.0205
www.jisshows.com 

October 13-14
G&LW Show
West Springfield, MA-Eastern
States Exposition
601.879.8832
www.glwshows.com 

October 14-16
Centurion South Beach
Miami Beach, FL –Ritz Carlton South Beach
888.427.4697
www.centurionsouthbeach.com 

October 20-22
GTS Nashville Gift & Jewelry Expo
Franklin, TN – Ag Expo Park
770.410.9771
www.gtshows.com 

October 24-25
G&LW Show
Asheville, NC – U.S. Cellular Center Asheville
601.879.8832
www.glwshows.com 

October 27-29
G&LW Show
Orlando, FL-Osceola Heritage Park
601.879.8832
www.glwshows.com 

October 27-30
LUEUR Fall
New York, NY – Javits Convention Center
239.732.6642
www.lueurny.com 

October 29-31
JA N.Y. Special Delivery
New York, NY-Jacob Javits
Convention Center
646.654.4983
www.ja-newyork.com 

 

NOVEMBER

 

November 17-19
GTS Florida Jewelry Expo
Kissimmee, FL – Osceola Heritage Park Exhibition Hall
770.410.9771
www.gtshows.com 

 

DECEMBER

 

December 2-4
GTS Greensboro Jewelry Expo
Greensboro, NC – Greensboro Coliseum
770.410.9771
www.gtshows.com 

 

 


Editors note: All information was provided by show organizers and is subject to change. Before making plans to attend a show, check with the show's organizers using the contact information listed.

 


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