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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.

Amipi to conduct No Bull Buying Camp & Consult Lab at JCK Las Vegas

Amipi, Inc. is stepping up their “No Bull” philosophy with the introduction of No Bull Buying Camp at the JCK Las Vegas Show at booth #B5378. For the duration of the show, Amipi shall accept GIA certified diamonds for purchase at “around 90% of their selling price of a comparable diamond in stock.”

“We want to provide retailers an opportunity to maximize profits selling their unwanted diamonds. By limiting the spread between selling and buying retailer supplied diamonds we want to instill confidence in our customers that either way, our prices remain aggressive,” explains Krish Jhaveri, vice president of Amipi. “No Bull about it.”

NCJA and SCJA to “horse around” at 2015

North Carolina and South Carolina jewelers will return to “horse around” together May 15-17 at the Marriott Grande Dunes in Myrtle Beach, SC.  The same dates as Triple Crown horse race Preakness Weekend!  The North Carolina Jewelers Association and the South Carolina Jewelers Association are together again for a weekend of relaxation, business, education and visiting with industry friends.

Jewelers for Children announces 2015 Rings of Strength Tour

The 2015 edition of the Jewelers for Children Rings of Strength Tour will be held for Thursday, May 28, 2015 in Las Vegas. This will be the third installment of the popular event. Start time will be at 5:30 a.m. outside the tour bus entrance at the Mandalay Bay Resort Casino.  Participants will be able to choose between a 5K walk or run, a 50K challenging bike ride in the foothills of Red Rock Canyon and new for 2015, a shorter, easier 15K bike route.