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Reed Exhibitions acquires Jewelers International Showcase

(NORWALK, Conn.) - Reed Exhibitions has announced it will expand its jewelry event portfolio with the acquisition of Jewelers International Showcase (JIS). JIS has three annual business-to-business events for the jewelry industry at the Miami Beach Convention Center. Thousands of retailers attend the JIS Events from the United States, Caribbean and Latin America to do business with almost 700 exhibitors in the ideal location of Southeast Florida - a major hub for Latin American business activity.


Rio Grande announces winners of 15th annual Saul Bell Design Award

At a celebration dinner held during the Santa Fe Symposium® in Albuquerque, NM, Rio Grande announced the winners of the 15th annual Saul Bell Design Award competition. Through rigorous judging, a panel of judges chose first- and second-place winners in each of six competitive categories, as well as in the Emerging Jewelry Artist category for designers 21 years and younger. Prizes, awards and congratulations were presented to each winning designer at the gala dinner. The winning designs, as well as all finalist pieces, are featured online at saulbellaward.com.

ASHI Diamonds appoints Ron Delger to represent Northwest region

(NEW YORK) - ASHI Diamonds, a premier diamond jewelry manufacturer servicing over 1,000 fine independent retail jewelers in North America for over 30 years, is pleased to announce the addition of Ron Delger as their sales representative and marketing consultant for the Pacific Northwest Region of Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Montana, Wyoming and Alaska. Ron’s appointment is part of ASHI’s Marketing and Expansion Strategy that will enable it to better service independent jewelers.

Torch Awards winners announced

SJTA showcases winning entries from the first annual national design competition for independent jewelers

(ATLANTA) - Launched by the Southern Jewelry Travelers Association (SJTA) to showcase and recognize the design talents of bench jewelers/designers across the country, the first annual Torch Awards competition was held during the March 2011 Atlanta Jewelry Show.  The new competition invited all state jewelers associations to submit winners of their own individual 2010 design contests to compete nationally during the March show where attending buyers voted on the winning designs.

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