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Industry Events

Learn Something Unexpected: SJTA U schedule announced for August Atlanta Jewelry Show

(ATLANTA) - From Pinterest and palladium to gemstone treatments and trade shops, jewelers are sure to learn something unexpected when they attend the versatile roster of SJTA U educational programs during the August 11-13, 2012 Atlanta Jewelry Show at the Cobb Galleria Centre.  The Southern Jewelry Travelers Association (SJTA) has brought together an impressive line-up of industry experts to share the latest strategies, tools and tactics to help jewelers maximize their business opportunities for the 3rd and 4th quarters.

ACE™ It Conferences by NAJA - Appraisers Continuing Education line-up announced

The National Association of Jewelry Appraisers (NAJA) announced its 38th Annual Mid-Year Conference will be held in Bellevue, WA, August 11 – 14, 2012 at the Red Lion Hotel Bellevue.

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.

THE EDGE & THE EDGE retail Academy to present Forum of Jewelry Retail Excellence

Most retailers agree great customer service sets brick and mortar stores apart from their on-line competitors, not to mention being able to touch, feel and try on products. But how do you become the store where local families shop generation after generation? It all boils down to inventory, customer relations and staffing. These areas are essential to success and one without the other produces poor results.

JCK Las Vegas reports increased attendance, exceptional product and big sales

(LAS VEGAS) - JCK Las Vegas 2012 came to a close on June 4 after 4 days of impressive numbers, including a 21% increase in attendance over two years. The Show featured over 2,500 exhibitors and welcomed retailers and media from around the globe. By Show’s end, exhibitors across the board reported an atmosphere of positivity and robust buying.

Alabama Jewelers Association gearing up for Saltwater Seminar

July 26 - 29 event to be held at The Island House Hotel, Orange Beach, AL

Newly elected Alabama Jewelers Association (AJA) President Jared Nadler, Levy’s Fine Jewelry in Birmingham, extends an invitation to fellow retail jewelers and traveling sales associates to attend AJA’s exciting Saltwater weekend. “Other states are always welcome at any AJA sponsored event, and we love having the support from our traveling sales associates,” stated Nadler.

JA New York Summer Show to feature powerful international brands

(NEW YORK) - JA New York Show is pleased to announce the addition of international lifestyle brand Charriol as an exhibitor at the 2012 JA New York Summer Show. On the heels of the dramatic and well-received transformation of the JA New York Winter Show, the addition of Charriol and the retention of hundreds of other important brands further identifies JA New York as the mainstay for New York Jewelry Market week. The Inner Circle Pavilion™, which boasts extra amenities for both attendees and exhibitors, continues to be a destination for high-end retailers and influential media.

Recruiter registration open for GIA New York Jewelry Career Fair

(CARLSBAD, Calif.) –  Gem and jewelry recruiters can meet the next generation of skilled and motivated professionals when the GIA (Gemological Institute of America) Career Fair returns to New York on Monday, July 30 at the Javits Center. The industry’s eminent recruiting event will offer panel discussions, one-on-one career coaching, and hiring opportunities for various careers within the field. Recruiter registration is available now.