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Industry Events

GIA’s New York Jewelry Career Fair draws more than 800 to the Javits Center

(NEW YORK) - Top names in the gem and jewelry industry ushered in the next generation of professionals on July 29 at GIA’s (Gemological Institute of America) New York Jewelry Career Fair at the Javits Center. There was no shortage of opportunity for the more than 800 aspiring industry professionals, GIA students, companies and industry leaders at the event, with 44 recruiters on-site looking to fill hundreds of positions - from retail sales and jewelry design to diamond grading and production.

AGS hosts 12th annual Circle of Distinction

(NEW YORK) – The American Gem Society (AGS) hosted its 12th annual Circle of Distinction Dinner on July 30 at the historic Plaza Hotel in New York City.

Beryl Raff, Chairman and CEO of Helzberg Diamonds, was the recipient of the Lifetime Achievement Award. The Triple Zero Award recipients were Howard Hauben, CEO of Centurion, and The Bromberg Family: Frank Bromberg, Jr., Ricky Bromberg, Clayton Bromberg of Underwood Jewelers (Florida) and Bromberg Jewelers (Alabama).

Calling all jewelry designers Grunberger Diamonds announces the 2013 International Jewelry Design; Competition

(GREAT NECK, N.Y.) - Grunberger Diamonds, Inc., the world’s largest producer of AGS 0 Ideal Cut Hearts and Arrows diamonds that range from 0.0025 to 0.40 cts with over 40 different qualities and shades, is currently hosting their 2013 Grunberger Diamonds Jewelry Design Competition. For the first time, thousands and possibly millions of consumers will be the judges for a jewelry design competition via social media platforms.

The 27th Santa Fe Symposium® brings together the industry’s best minds

On May 19 - 22, jewelry professionals from around the world attended the 27th annual Santa Fe Symposium in Albuquerque, NM. This unique conference brings together some of the most respected minds in the jewelry industry to share their research with colleagues. Topics ranged from manufacturing solutions to jewelry trends and marketing tips.

JCK Events expands domestic footprint in Tucson

(NORWALK, Conn.) - JCK Events has announced it will enter the Tucson market by transforming the B2B G.L.D.A. Tucson Show, bringing a new opportunity for buying, networking, and learning to the broader jewelry industry. The new JCK Tucson show is held at the JW Marriott Starr Pass Resort, a 4-Diamond mountaintop retreat, and Tucson’s best, during the Tucson Jewelry Weeks. Covering finished fine jewelry, and featuring both luxury and design areas within the show, it is a fitting addition to JCK’s portfolio and one which will augment its position in finished fine jewelry shows. The new JCK Tucson show will take place February 3-8, 2014.

JFC honors Grinberg at Facets of Hope event

(LAS VEGAS) - Acclaimed television and film actress, Kerry Washington, presented Efraim Grinberg, Movado Group Chairman and CEO, with the award to honor his extensive work for Jewelers for Children at the 15th Annual Facets of Hope event on Sunday, June 2 at the Mandalay Bay Resort Hotel Casino in Las Vegas, NV.