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ACE© It Conferences by NAJA

Appraisers continuing education

The National Association of Jewelry Appraisers (NAJA) has announced its 44th annual Mid-Year ACE© It Education Conference to be held in Washington, D.C. on August 8 - 11, 2015. 

The appraisal organization dedicated exclusively to gems and jewelry presents an outstanding program to assist the professional appraiser’s continuing education and an unparalleled networking experience. 

GIA’s Jewelry Career Fair returns to New York

GIAConnecting talent with opportunity, July 27

GIA’s (Gemological Institute of America) Jewelry Career Fair, the gem and jewelry industry’s largest recruiting event, will return to New York’s Javits Center on Monday, July 27 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Representatives from gem and jewelry companies - ranging from marketing and sales to design and manufacturing - will be looking to hire hundreds of skilled and motivated professionals at every career stage. The event is free and open to job seekers.

Jewelry shines at the Jewelers of America Fashion Show at AGS Conclave

Showcased fine jewelry from 27 jewelry designers

(NEW YORK) - Jewelers of America (JA), the national trade association for businesses serving the fine jewelry marketplace, produced the Jewelers of America Fashion Show at American Gem Society (AGS) Conclave in front of a standing room only crowd of AGS Conclave attendees. Jewelry lit up the runway during the fashion show that combined clothing from esteemed New York fashion designer Carmen Marc Valvo with the fine jewelry of 27 jewelry brands. The Fashion Show took place on April 22 at the New Orleans Marriott.

Atlanta Jewelry Show to offer GIA® Diamond Grading Lab at August Show

(ATLANTA) - As part of an ongoing effort to expand educational resources and opportunities for independent jewelers, the Atlanta Jewelry Show will once again offer a GIA® (Gemological Institute of America) Lab during the August 2015 edition at the Cobb Galleria Centre, Atlanta, GA. The GIA® Diamond Grading Lab will be held Tuesday - Saturday, August 4-8, 2015. Hours are 9 am - 5 pm each day. The Atlanta Jewelry Show runs August 8-10, 2015.

GIA’s goes “All In” for JCK Las Vegas

Exclusive in-booth briefings, museum displays, colored stone services and more

(CARLSBAD, Calif.) – Attendees of the 2015 JCK Las Vegas show at the Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino can visit GIA’s booth (L99) from May 29 – June 1 to learn about the Institute’s not-to-miss show offerings, ranging from the show service laboratory to educational in-booth briefings and a special museum display. More details are available on GIA’s website.

Texas Jewelers Association announces 2015 Convention dates, plans for JCK Vegas Meet & Greet

San Antonio will again be the host location for the 2015 Texas Jewelers Association (TJA) Convention.  The event will take place from October 10 - 12 at the El Tropicano Hotel, located directly on the Riverwalk.

The Convention will kick off Saturday evening with a President’s Party, hosted by TJA President, Jeanne Roe. A full convention and exhibit schedule will follow on Sunday and the seminar portion of the Convention will wrap on Monday at 12:30 pm, with the exhibits closing later that day at 4:00 p.m.