Last updateWed, 14 Mar 2018 3pm

Industry Events

GIA offering exciting opportunities at Tucson 2018 Gem Shows

Launching “The Passion of Colored Gemstones” book

(CARLSBAD, Calif.) - GIA (Gemological Institute of America) kicks off the year at the upcoming 2018 Tucson gem and mineral shows with activities including the GIA Show Service Laboratory, GIA education seminars, presentations and the annual GIA alumni party. The Institute will be at the American Gem Trade Association (AGTA) GemFair™, Jan. 30 - Feb. 4, and at the Tucson Gem and Mineral Show (TGMS), Feb. 8-11, both at the Tucson Convention Center. Copies of GIA’s new book “The Passion of Colored Gemstones” will be available as a show gift at AGTA. More information is available on the GIA website at https://www.GIA.edu/gem-fair-agta-gemfair-tucson-2018.

Select Show announces Dallas 2018 date

Date change moves Select Dallas to September


(NEW YORK) - On the heels of a successful 2017 Select Dallas Show, The Select Jewelry Show has announced a new date for 2018.

The 2018 Select Jewelry Show in Dallas will be held Sunday and Monday, September 16th and 17th. The location remains the same, the Dallas Ritz Carlton Hotel.

JA New York Spring Show preview

JANY 1Once again, the JA New York Spring show will co-locate with the MJSA Expo March 11-13, 2018 at the Jacob Javits Center, to create a true, destination Jewelry Market Week in New York City. With JA New York’s emphasis on fine finished jewelry and MJSA Expo’s unique focus on supplies to the trade, attendees can get the best in contemporary and estate jewelry, as well as the full gamut of jewelry making resources, all under one roof.

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.