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Missouri Jewelers Association celebrates 110 years at annual Convention

MissouriAt its 2016 annual Convention the Missouri Jewelers Association (MJA) celebrated 110 years of history by inviting past presidents and directors to return to their roots and share stories of their experiences, good and/or not so good, which related to ideas acquired at an MJA convention or seminar. The past leaders included several, who are still active, and some who had served the Association in the 1980s and ‘90s as well as in the current century. Regardless of age or years of experience, they unanimously agreed that they owed much of their success as jewelers to MJA’s challenge to its members to “Listen and learn and avoid the trap of being satisfied with doing the same old comfortable thing year after year.” 

JFC to honor Charles Stanley and Yancy Weinrich at Facets of Hope event

JFC logoJewelers for Children (JFC) will hold their annual Facets of Hope on Wednesday, June 7, 2017 at the Mandalay Bay Resort Hotel Casino in Las Vegas, NV. The day change is a result of the adjusted JCK Show schedule. Charles Stanley of Forevermark and Yancy Weinrich of JCK Events, Luxury and JIS, have been named as honorees.

Atlanta Jewelry Show reaching out to Midwestern jewelers

Atlanta mingleHosted Guest registration deadline Dec. 30

(ATLANTA) - Time is running short for jewelers thinking about registering for the Atlanta Jewelry Show’s new hosted guest program, Experience Atlanta, for the March 4-6, 2017 show. Complimentary to qualified buyers in the Midwest, the program features a generous amenity package to entice retailers to experience the show. The deadline to register is December 30, 2016.

Jay Leno will be the special guest at AGS Conclave 2017

Leno(LAS VEGAS) - The American Gem Society (AGS) is pleased to announce that celebrity, comedian and Emmy® Award-winning former host of The Tonight Show, and current star of Jay Leno’s Garage, Jay Leno, will be the special guest at the 2017 AGS Conclave in Hollywood, CA.  Mr. Leno will do a performance at the opening lunch on April 5th, the start of the Society’s four-day educational and networking events.

Atlanta Jewelry Show woos Midwestern jewelers with first-ever hosted guest program & Southern hospitality

SJTA Carol(ATLANTA) - Midwestern jewelers are invited to “Think Outside the Showcase” and travel to the capital of the South for the Atlanta Jewelry Show (AJS) held March 4-6, 2017. To entice retailers to attend, the AJS’s Experience Atlanta program features a robust amenity package that offers participants the opportunity to generate new business in a warm, welcoming atmosphere. The show’s theme, “Think Outside the Showcase”, describes the fresh perspectives, new products and business-building seminars to be offered in an environment designed to inspire.