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Industry Events

IGI’s D-Show sets new standards during National Buyer-Seller event

7th D-show in India continues to encourage gems and jewelry collaboration

(GOA, India) - The International Gemological Institute (IGI), the world’s largest independent gem certification and appraisal institute, hosted its 7th National Buyer-Seller Knowledge Meet, which brought together India’s finest jewelry craftsmen and valued jewelers under one roof at the Goa Marriott Resort & Spa, Panaji. Over the years, the event has enabled more than 2,000 meetings between participating manufacturers and buyers.

JA to host several events at JA New York Show

Designer Preview & Member Meetup, Education Program, Idea Exchange and certification exams

JA e(NEW YORK) - Jewelers of America (JA) is hosting its Designer Preview & Member Meetup on Sunday, July 23 at Clyde Frazier’s Wine & Dine. JA Retail Members will have the opportunity to mingle with fellow jewelers and enjoy complimentary food and drinks while previewing jewelry from a selection of JA Supplier Members.

Atlanta Jewelry Show’s “The Loupe” buying group program to celebrate 2nd anniversary at August show


(ATLANTA) - The August, 2017 Atlanta Jewelry Show (AJS) will be celebrating a special anniversary when the show floor opens up for business on August 12th.  The AJS Buyer Group program, “The Loupe” is turning 2 years old, and continues to expand with new partners, programs and service offerings.

Encourage and energize your staff

Hey store owners and store managers, have you asked yourself lately how your sales associates are doing? Are they happy? Do they love coming to work every day? Do they get along and respect each other? Do they respect you? Do they stay, or are you constantly having to rehire and retrain? Do they have the energy and passion that you do for your business so it can grow and be successful? Don’t just ask yourself these questions, ask them

Rings of Strength reaches five year milestone

Rings of strength July

(NEW YORK) - Jewelers for Children (JFC) held the 5th installment of the Rings of Strength Tour on Sunday, June 4, at Mandalay Bay Resort Casino in Las Vegas. More than 160 participants assembled at 5:30 a.m. to either walk or run 5K, or bike one of two courses, a leisurely 15K route or a challenging 50K route. An option for yoga was also available. Participants who signed up built their own fundraising websites and collected more than $30,000 to support JFC. The event has now raised over $300,000 in five years.