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09/16/14

JA NY Special Delivery slated for late October

Dates have been set for the JA New York Special Delivery show, a cash-and-carry trade show that gives retailers access to relevant, last-minute product to fill their showcases in time for the holidays. 

09/11/14

European trade show adds smartwatches

As the market for so-called smartwatches continues to grow, Inhorgenta Munich, the jewelry and watch trade show held in Germany, announced that a number of smartwatch manufacturers and brands plan to exhibit at the next show. 

08/27/14

MJSA bench conference, trade fair set for next month

The MJSA’s second Jeweler’s Bench Conference & Trade Fair has been scheduled for Sept. 13 to 14, returning to the Sheraton Providence Airport Hotel in Providence, R.I. 

08/18/14

Southern hospitality at its finest (jewelry)

New National Jeweler columnist Lilian Raji takes readers on a tour through the aisles of the recent Atlanta Jewelry Show. 

08/04/14

Attendance up 3 percent at NY antique show

U.S. Antique Shows reported that its New York Antique Jewelry & Watch show recorded a 3 percent increase in overall attendance, as well as the highest attendee numbers in the show’s history for two of the days.

07/30/14

In New York, JA NY Summer draws to a close

Exhibitors and buyers packed it in Tuesday as the JA New York Summer show came to an end after three days of buying activity at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center.

07/29/14

TAP by Todd Pownell snags New Designer award

Todd Pownell has been recognized with the 2014 Mort Abelson New Designer of the Year Award, presented to him Monday at the JA New York Summer Show. 

07/28/14

New designers, education abound at JA NY Summer

A busy show floor and a positive attitude among attendees marked the kickoff of the JA New York Summer Show, which began Sunday at the Javits Center.

07/24/14

2015 edition of JA NY Winter moved to January

JA New York organizers have moved the 2015 winter show from March to January in order to avoid overlap with other industry trade shows. 

07/23/14

Make your podcast debut at JA NY Summer

National Jeweler is guest hosting an upcoming episode of the jeweler-targeted podcast “Inside the Jewelry Trade” and will be recording segments from retailers, manufacturers and suppliers at the upcoming JA New York Summer show. Find out how to get involved.

07/22/14

New York antique show kicks off Friday

More than 100 vendors are set to exhibit at the upcoming New York Antique Jewelry & Watch show, which is scheduled to take place Friday through Monday at the Metropolitan Pavilion in Manhattan. 

07/21/14

10 sessions for learning at JA New York Summer

Synthetic diamond disclosure, website traffic and trend forecasting are among the topics that will be covered at JA New York Summer Show’s Educational Conference, which will take place Sunday, July 27 and Monday, July 28. 

07/21/14

10 designers who’ll debut at JA New York Summer

Ten designers will mark their official trade show debut later this month in the New Designer Gallery at the JA New York Summer show.

07/16/14

5 companies back in JA New York’s Inner Circle

Five companies are returning to the Inner Circle at the upcoming JA New York Summer show, a pavilion that features high-end products from an array of designers and manufacturers. 

07/08/14

Jewelry Television hunts for talent at JA NY Summer

Jewelry Television is holding casting calls that are open to the public at the upcoming JA New York Summer show, with the on-air and online retailer looking for talent for its broadcast.

07/03/14

From Couture: A consultant's perspective

Consultant Ben Janowski has been in the jewelry industry for four decades. Here's what caught his eye at the recent Couture show in Las Vegas. 

06/27/14

AGS Conclave seminars now ‘on demand’

Videos of popular keynote addresses and featured sessions from the American Gem Society’s Conclave conferences are now available to the industry for free with Conclave On Demand. 

06/05/14

Antique show records biggest opening day ever

The trade-only antique and estate jewelry show in Las Vegas ended on a positive note, with a number of changes made to the show bringing in more buyers.  

06/05/14

Jewelry history lessons to precede Miami show

A series of educational seminars on jewelry history will take place in the two days before the 2015 Original Miami Beach Antique Show, which is scheduled for Jan. 30 to Feb. 3 at the city’s convention center.

06/04/14

What readers ‘liked’ most in Las Vegas

From delicate gold designs to large, bold colored gemstone pieces, National Jeweler recounts the top pictures on its Instagram account from market week. 

06/02/14

Las Vegas in photos

National Jeweler covered both ends of the Strip in this photo gallery, which our editors built upon throughout market week. Have photos from Las Vegas you want to share? Tweet or Instagram #NationalJewelerVIP.

05/30/14

What’s on tap today: Friday, May 30

National Jeweler celebrates at the antique jewelry show while Couture serves cocktails at sunset and the Indian Diamond & Colorstone Association hosts its annual gala at the Mandalay Bay.

05/30/14

GIA offering services, museum preview in Las Vegas

The Gemological Institute of America will offer a number of services and educational sessions during market week. 

05/30/14

At the Wynn, Couture starts with a splash

“Electric Lady” singer Janelle Monáe lit up the stage, and even jumped into the pool, for the Couture audience Thursday night, topping off a strong start to the show for both buyers and exhibitors. 

05/29/14

As Couture opens, design expectations soar

Couture show exhibitors enjoyed a welcome party at the Wynn Las Vegas Wednesday evening, with many not only expressing a positive outlook for the five days ahead but noting the strength of design in pieces they’ve seen from fellow exhibitors so far.

05/29/14

Thursday, May 29: What’s on tap today

The Couture show opens today with Janelle Monáe, while DEF gets down at its annual gala, the antique and estate jewelry show starts at the Paris and the AGA has a day-long conference on lab-grown diamonds.

05/23/14

10 education sessions to attend in Las Vegas

National Jeweler has looked through the educational seminars that JCK will offer in Las Vegas to bring jewelers the 10 presentations they should be sure to check out.

05/23/14

4 trade show safety tips

Insurance agency Jewelers Unblocked has offered trade show safety tips for industry professionals heading to Las Vegas next week. 

05/22/14

A preview of pieces to see in Las Vegas

What’s there to view in Las Vegas? Rose gold, personalized pieces--which continue to be popular--plenty of color and, of course, bridal. Click through this slideshow to see selections from 25 JCK exhibitors. 

05/21/14

10 fun things to do in Las Vegas

With market week upon us, National Jeweler has put together a list of 10 exciting, adventurous and relaxing things to do in Las Vegas when shows are over or, for those who miraculously manage to find free time, during them.

05/21/14

10 restaurants to check out in Las Vegas

National Jeweler solicited recommendations from frequent Vegas goers, scoured tourism websites and leaned on the local Time Out magazine to compile this list of the city’s best dining.  

05/16/14

In Couture NextWave contest, a Vespa is the prize

Anyone attending the Couture show in Las Vegas later this month can enter a contest to win a new Vespa scooter, valued at $10,000. 

05/14/14

Fiera di Vicenza launches trade show in Dubai

Fiera di Vicenza S.p.A, the company that operates VicenzaOro, and the Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC) will premiere a new international jewelry tradeshow in Dubai next year. 

05/08/14

12 pieces to see at the Las Vegas antique show

When the antique and estate jewelry and watch show opens in Las Vegas at the end of the month, more than 400 exhibitors will bring a mix of pieces from the 1700s and 1800s to Art Deco and even more modern jewels to Sin City. 

05/07/14

NY antique show to return in July

The New York Antique Jewelry & Watch Show is coming back to the Metropolitan Pavilion this July, with more than 100 antique jewelry and watch dealers slated to exhibit.  

04/23/14

Dates set for invite-only Prime show

The Prime Jewelry Group will host an invitation-only buying event in Miami this summer, bringing together high-end independent retailers with manufacturers. 

04/18/14

US Antique Shows partnering with Polygon

Online trading platform Polygon will sponsor and have a presence at multiple U.S. Antique Shows this year and in 2015, giving attendees tours of the website and explaining membership opportunities. 

04/11/14

Rock Vault returns to Couture with more designers

Stephen Webster is bringing the Rock Vault, a curated group of British designers eager to introduce their work to U.S. buyers and press, back to Couture this year.

04/09/14

Emerging designers, the Gallery is now open

Up-and-coming jewelry designers who would like to show their work in the JA New York Summer show’s New Designer Gallery can now apply to exhibit. 

04/08/14

Baselworld buyer attendance down 4 percent

The number of buyers in attendance at Baselworld was 117,000 this year, a 4 percent decrease compared with the 122,000 that attended last year, according to show organizers. 

04/03/14

Rapaport sets Diamond Show dates for 2015

After what it said was a successful first show, the Rapaport Group has announced it will host the Diamond Show at Baselworld again next year at the same venue, the Markthalle building. 

03/31/14

Exhibiting space, registration open for Select shows

Registration is open for the 2014 Select by Centurion shows, which cater to regional and hosted retailers by featuring small groups of designers and manufacturers.  

03/20/14

Couture’s opening act, finally revealed in full

Following a slow unscrambling on social media, Couture officially announced Wednesday that soul singer Janelle Monáe will be the entertainment for this year’s opening night event, scheduled for May 29 at the Wynn Las Vegas. 

03/07/14

Dates set for Las Vegas antique jewelry show

U.S. Antique Shows has announced that it will hold its trade-only Las Vegas Antique Jewelry & Watch Show from May 29 to June 1 at the Paris hotel.

03/05/14

JA New York’s four-day show wraps up

Although the threat of a snowstorm and a closely scheduled fair in Hong Kong surrounded the JA New York Winter show this year, buyers turned out to shop the floor for the extended four-day show.

03/04/14

Live from JA New York: Diversify the supply chain

Don’t rely on a single manufacturer for any one product, pick suppliers that work with the store’s delivery needs and payment abilities, and check their references. These were just a few of the tips offered at a session on diversifying a store’s supply chain held Monday at the JA New York Winter show.

03/04/14

Live from JA New York: Why it pays to be ‘likeable’

“The ROI (return on investment) of social media is that your business will still exist in five years.” That was the crux of a talk given Monday at the JA New York Winter show by Dave Kerpen, CEO of Likeable Jewelers and a best-selling author. 

03/03/14

JA New York Winter opens, with extra incentive

The JA New York Winter show opened Saturday at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center, with an added twist: thousands in free cash to 18 lucky buyers to spend at the show.

03/03/14

Live from JA New York: Capitalizing on custom

During a panel held Sunday at JA New York Winter, Peggy Jo Donahue of MJSA moderated a discussion with a Connecticut jeweler about how they have used custom design to their benefit and how other retailers can do the same.

02/25/14

GJEPC launches new jewelry show in Dubai

The Dubai Multi Commodities Centre along with the Gem & Jewellery Export Promotion Council will premiere a new industry fair next month in Dubai, the Global Gem & Jewellery Fair.

02/13/14

The six new designers of the winter show

A half-dozen designers will, for the first time ever, exhibit their pieces at the upcoming JA New York Winter show, scheduled for March 1 to 4 at the Jacob K. Javits Center in New York.

02/11/14

TimeCrafters brings watch show back to New York

TimeCrafters has announced that it will hold its third annual open-to-the-public luxury watch show in New York City. It is scheduled for May 16 to 18. 

02/11/14

Brazil gem show now ‘Fair at the Source’

In an attempt to spark interest in Brazilian gems, the country’s Gem Export Association is rebranding its international gem trade show and relaunching it this summer. 

02/04/14

Get educated at JA New York Winter

JA New York has released the lineup of speakers and panels for the education program at its upcoming winter show, helping retailers take home relevant information on top of a new stock of jewelry. 

01/16/14

Emerald Expositions completes acquisition of GLM

Emerald Expositions, the parent company of National Jeweler, the JA New York shows and Couture, announced Wednesday that it has completed its acquisition of George Little Management LLC from Providence Equity Partners for $335 million.

01/16/14

The ‘Retail Doctor’ to speak at Smart show

Business consultant Bob Phibbs, who is known as the “Retail Doctor,” is the keynote speaker for the Smart Jewelry Show, which will take place April 5 to 7 at Chicago’s Navy Pier. 

01/15/14

TJA announces new conference for jewelers

The Texas Jewelers Association (TJA) will host an inaugural conference this weekend that will focus on tools, tips, technology and team-building skills for jewelers. 

01/13/14

Atlanta show to offer more educational seminars

An expanded educational program is part of this year’s Atlanta Jewelry Show, scheduled for March 8 to 10 at the Cobb Galleria Centre. 

01/06/14

Rapaport to sponsor four antique jewelry shows

The Rapaport Group will be sponsoring four fairs organized by U.S. Antique Shows in 2014. 

01/06/14

Ambiente show launching in India this June

Trade show organizer Messe Frankfurt Inc. has announced that it is expanding its Ambiente trade show, which covers home design, furnishings and accessories, into India for the first time.

12/30/13

Fiera di Vicenza names new president

Matteo Marzotto is the new president of Fiera di Vicenza S.p.A., the company that organizes the Vicenzaoro trade shows that are held in Italy three times a year.

12/27/13

‘Conflict’ minerals seminar added to Vicenzaoro

CIBJO, the World Jewellery Confederation, announced Monday that a session addressing the regulation of minerals from areas of conflict in Africa and their impact on the jewelry industry will be held during the Vicenzaoro winter trade show this January.

12/27/13

First machinery expo held in Surat

The inaugural India Gem & Jewellery Machinery Expo (IGJME) took place in Surat from Dec. 13 to 15, attracting attendees from the production and retail segments of the jewelry industry.

12/20/13

Emerald Expositions acquiring GLM in $335M deal

Emerald Expositions, the parent company of National Jeweler, JA New York and Couture, announced Friday that it has agreed to acquire George Little Management LLC (GLM) from Providence Equity Partners for $335 million.

12/18/13

Rapaport to host diamond trade show in Basel

The Rapaport Group, the organization known for diamond pricing, is getting into the trade show game with the launch of a diamond-centric show scheduled to take place in conjunction with Baselworld.

11/13/13

Miami antiques show adds education sessions

U.S. Antique Shows has added an educational component to The Original Miami Beach Antique Show to help its attendees further their knowledge of antique jewelry. 

11/05/13

New dates set for Miami antique jewelry show

Less than a month after announcing a change in name and a new venue, the Miami Antique Jewelry & Watch Show has moved its dates, and will now hold the 22nd edition of the show from Nov. 7 to 9, 2014.

10/30/13

In NY, JA Special Delivery draws to a close

JA Special Delivery ended Tuesday, wrapping up three days of buying and selling activity, with a number of vendors noting that their silver business was particularly strong.

 

10/29/13

AGS announces additional Conclave speakers

A group of businesses leaders, sales experts and thought innovators will join basketball star Magic Johnson as speakers at American Gem Society (AGS) Conclave 2014 in San Diego.

10/28/13

JA cash-and-carry show opens with positive energy

JA New York opened its Special Delivery show to a good buzz Sunday at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in Manhattan.

10/22/13

JA’s cash-and-carry show kicks off Sunday

Nearly 500 vendors are set to exhibit at the upcoming JA New York Special Delivery show, which begins Sunday at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York.

10/16/13

Palm Beach group buys NY antiques show

The Palm Beach Show Group (PBSG) has acquired the New York-based Avenue Antiques, Art & Design at the Armory Show from Manhattan Media.

10/11/13

Miami antique jewelry show changes venues

Next year’s Miami Beach Antique Jewelry & Watch Show will take place in a new location and debut a new name: the Miami Antique Jewelry & Watch Show.

07/30/13

Show session outlines what’s hot for fall

Industry professionals got the inside scoop on jewelry trends for the fall season at an educational seminar held Monday afternoon at the JA New York Summer Show.