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GIA’s New York Jewelry Career Fair slated for July 13

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CareerEvent offers job opportunities, career coaching, networking and more

(NEW YORK) - Leading networking event for the gem and jewelry industry, GIA (Gemological Institute of America) Jewelry Career Fair, returns to New York City on Friday, July 13. Whether you are looking to join the incredible gem and jewelry industry or an established professional making a move, the Jewelry Career Fair has something for everyone. Join GIA at the Javits Center (1E Hall) from 10:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. for inspiring panel discussions, new opportunities with leading companies and one-on-one coaching from industry insiders. This event is free and open to the public; anyone interested in attending is urged to register here.


Thai jewelry sparkles at DITP Roadshow at JCK Las Vegas to promote 62nd Bangkok Gems & Jewelry Fair

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Thai group(l-r) Sritala Sutapak, Deputy Director, Thai Trade Center Los Angeles; Boonkij Jitngamplang, President of Thai Gem and Jewelry Traders Association (TGJTA); Dr. Gaetano Cavalieri, President of CIBJO; Kwannapa Phivnil, Executive Director, Thai Trade Center Los Angeles; and Rung Julius Zheng, Vice President, Shenzhen Rough Diamond Exchange

The Department of International Trade Promotion (DITP), Ministry of Commerce, one of the main government organizations promoting gems and jewelry export from Thailand, organized a Roadshow to JCK Las Vegas on June 1 to 4 to introduce the 62nd Bangkok Gems & Jewelry Fair.

Italian exhibition group announces partnership with Emerald Expositions at PREMIER

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Additional pavilion strengthens 2019 launch during Las Vegas Jewelry Market Week

(NEW YORK) - Italian Exhibition Group (IEG) recently announced that they are joining Emerald Expositions at The Las Vegas Convention Center for the launch of PREMIER in 2019. IEG is the organizer of approximately 60 events, including the VICENZAORO shows, as well as pavilions at other US-based trade events, and they will showcase a significant pavilion of Italian Made jewelry from some of the most highly regarded Italian brands and manufacturers in the world. The addition of these mainstay exhibitors to PREMIER, along with the show’s co-location with AGTA GemFair™ Las Vegas and the Las Vegas Antique Jewelry and Watch Show, further distinguishes the Las Vegas Convention Center as a destination venue during Las Vegas Jewelry Market Week.

Biggest group yet for RJO Next Gen Experience

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(OAK BROOK, Ill.) - Setting aside time to continually learn about the industry and invest in yourself as an employee is not an easy task. It takes planning and drive. Last month, almost 40 members of RJO spent a weekend retreat at RJO Next Gen 2018. These three days were full of networking, idea sharing and personal development exercises. RJO’s CEO Sarah Streb says, “This year’s turnout surpassed our already high goal for 2018. It’s incredibly rewarding to see so many new faces each year.”

Jewelers for Children celebrates 20 years

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JFCHonors Bill Luth and Jeffrey Cohen

(NEW YORK) - Jewelers for Children held their 20th annual Facets of Hope event on June 3, in Las Vegas at the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino. The charity announced that $1.95 million had been raised to support their charity partners in the year ahead bringing the cumulative total since 1999 to $55.5 million that has been donated on behalf of the industry to help children in need.

Reena Ahluwalia marks the 20-year milestone for JFC by donating her artworks for auction

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JFC perfectionThe Portrait of Perfection. Original diamond painting by Reena Ahluwalia.

(NEW YORK) - In a special milestone marking Jewelers For Children’s (JFC) 20 years of helping children in need, artist Reena Ahluwalia is donating a spectacular original diamond painting and some limited edition prints to JFC. The 5-foot painting, The Portrait of Perfection, features a highly nuanced, hyper-realistic diamond with ultra-magnified facets. It took Reena 500 hours to complete. The painting will be auctioned at the JFC’s Facets of Hope event on June 3, in Las Vegas, NV.

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