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Industry Events

GIA reports well attended Jewelry Career Fair and Open House

Career coaching(CARLSBAD, Calif.) - GIA’s (Gemological Institute of America) Jewelry Career Fair and Open House drew nearly 900 gem and jewelry professionals, job seekers and members of the local community to the event’s 26th anniversary on October 13. This annual event at GIA’s Carlsbad World Headquarters was bustling with inspiring panel discussions, classroom demonstrations, one-on-one coaching, recruiting and the opening of a new exhibit of gemstone jewelry from India.

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 or senior executives - examined the theme “Transforming Business by Leveraging Big Data,” applying lessons learned from cases highlighting the impact of transformative data-driven businesses like Uber and Amazon. GIA and HBS will include themes and insights from the Global Leadership Program as part of the business track for the GIA International Gemological Symposium to be held in Carlsbad, CA, in October 2018.