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Leading researchers to share latest findings at GIA Symposium

Symposium(CARLSBAD, Calif.) - Objective and independent scientific research is critical to understanding the impact of new gem discoveries, treatments, identification techniques and evolving technologies in the gem and jewelry industry. Leading researchers in geology, mineralogy, diamond formation and related fields will present their latest findings at GIA’s (Gemological Institute of America) International Gemological Symposium, Oct. 7-9, 2018 in Carlsbad, California.

24 Karat Club Southeastern U.S. holds 44th annual Banquet

Harris & Geri Botnick, Worthmore Jewelers, receive Jeweler of the Year honors

(ATLANTA) - The 24 Karat Club Southeastern United States hosted its 44th annual Banquet at the Atlanta County Club on August 4th. Each year the 24 Karat Club honors an outstanding jeweler with its Jeweler of the Year Award, announces the recipients of thousands of dollars of scholarships and inducts new members at the posh black tie event.

Shane Decker to host sales training weekend

Event designed to boost holiday sales

Shane Decker, president of Ex-Sell-Ence, Shane Decker Sales Academy has announced he will host a sales training weekend October 12 - 13 in Colorado Springs, Colorado. Shane Decker’s Power Pack Weekend will focus on boosting holiday sales by learning:

JIS October announces new additions for 2018

JIS, Centurion partner for October Shows

(NORWALK, Conn.) - “It may still be summer, but the jewelry industry has already set its sparkling eyes on Miami Beach, Florida for the famous 2018 JIS October Show (October 19-22, 2018) as many are expecting it to be one of the hottest events of the year,” says Jordan Tuchband, Industry Vice President of JIS Shows.

Atlanta Jewelry Show education to include Smart Phone Photography, Changing Business of Repair, Bench Demos, Invitational CAD Challenge


(ATLANTA) - The spotlight is on learning as the Atlanta Jewelry Show gears up for its Fall 2018 Pre-Show Conference and AJS U education program, August 4 - 6 at the Cobb Galleria Centre. A tremendous selection of presentations and seminars will be available to AJS attendees over the course of four days, beginning with the Pre-Show Conference on August 3.

GIA Jewelry Career Fair draws over 550

Aspiring gem and jewelry professionals network with industry veterans and employers

(NEW YORK) - More than 550 people including GIA (Gemological Institute of America) students and alumni, job seekers and industry professionals attended the GIA Jewelry Career Fair on July 13. Sponsored by Jewelers of America at the Javits Center in New York City, this unique event gave aspiring jewelry professionals the opportunity to network with people from all areas of the gem and jewelry industry; listen to an inspiring opening panel with industry leaders; and meet with recruiters from more than 50 companies looking to fill hundreds of positions.

JA New York Summer Show joins NY NOW at summer 2019 event

JANY4-day show and co-location to extend retail outreach

(NEW YORK) - The JA New York Show is pleased to announce that they will be co-locating with the NY NOW show for their summer event, beginning in August of 2019. In addition to expanding buyer outreach to include more than 18,000 synergistic retail partners, the move also means the JA New York Summer show will now be a 4-day event.