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Industry Events

AJA, GJA to co-host annual Convention April 10 – 12

The Alabama Jewelers Association (AJA) and Georgia Jewelers Association (GJA) wish to invite all retail jewelers and vendors to the 2015 annual co-hosted Convention at Marriott’s Grand National Resort & Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail in Opelika, Alabama.

The educational program features industry super-stars, Gail Brett Levine, James Porte & Tom Weishaar. These speakers will also come together for a panel discussion on Sunday - everyone is invited to bring questions, concerns and ideas.

Take a proactive approach to jewelry retailing

OJA seminar to offer sales techniques, JA certification opportunity

The Oklahoma Jewelers Association (OJA) invites retail jewelers in Oklahoma and surrounding states to attend a seminar developed to enhance sales techniques targeting today’s multiple generations of jewelry buyers.

Lynn Baldwin and Darci Aselage, two veteran retail jewelers, and sales trainers with The Edge Retail Academy, will be presenting three hours of sales concepts, impressions and assessments at the seminar, which is being held at the Embassy Suites Hotel in Oklahoma City, on Sunday, April 19th. As a team they will help jewelers - owners, managers and sales associates - identify the needs of their clients, and at the same time know how to recognize the line between being proactive and being pushy.

Jewelers for Children to honor Philippe Mellier and Scott Burger at Facets of Hope Event

Jewelers for Children (JFC) will hold their annual Facets of Hope event on Sunday, May 31, 2015 at the Mandalay Bay Resort Hotel Casino in Las Vegas, NV. Philippe Mellier, CEO of De Beers Group and Scott Burger, CEO of the Americas for Pandora will be honored.

The event celebrates the success of JFC’s fund raising efforts for the year, and commitments to the charity partners are announced. In 2014, more than 1,800 industry guests attended during the Las Vegas market events. Both Mellier and Burger have agreed to serve as guests of honor at the event with the responsibility of assisting JFC in raising funds to benefit children who are the victims of catastrophic illness or life-threatening abuse and neglect. Each year, prominent industry leaders are honored by the charity.

Stuller announces 2015 Bench Jeweler Workshop

Prime manufacturer adds new educational classes to the lineup

(LAFAYETTE, La.) - Learn something new. Talk shop. Hone your skills. These are just some of the things you’ll be able to do at Stuller’s annual Bench Jeweler Workshop held at their Louisiana headquarters March 27-29.

U.S. Antique Shows partners with the Rapaport Group

Rapaport to sponsor four U.S. Antique Shows in 2015

(NAPLES, Fla.) - U.S. Antique Shows, producer of several highly anticipated antique events, recently announced their latest partnership agreement with the Rapaport Group. The Rapaport Group is an international network of companies providing added value services that support the development of free, fair, transparent, efficient, competitive and ethical diamond markets.