By Michelle Graff
Michelin Lentino of Contessa D’Oro (left) and Belinda Duva of Presentation Box&Display both are scheduled to lead education sessions at Select by Centurion’s new Chicago show next month.
Chicago--Select by Centurion’s new Chicago show is scheduled to take place next month, from Aug. 16 to 17 at the Four Seasons Hotel.

The two-day show, timed to help retailers finish their holiday shopping, will feature 50 select exhibitors, as well as a special promotion worth up to $5,000 in at-show purchasing credits.

It also will include the following morning education sessions.

Sunday, Aug. 16
8:30 to 9:15 a.m.
Sarine will offer a special presentation of their diamond Light Performance technology, which showcases the unique aspects and beauty of each stone.

9:15 to 10 a.m.
A “Brands and Your Merchandise Mix” question-and-answer session with retail jeweler Michelin Lentino of Contessa D’Oro

Monday, Aug. 17
9 to 10 a.m.
A session on “Fourth Quarter Display/Packaging Ideas and Inspiration” with Belinda Duva of Presentation Box & Display

For more information about Select by Centurion’s new Chicago show, visit

Launched in 2010, Select by Centurion operates two other annual shows in addition to the Chicago event--at the Ritz Carlton in Dallas from Aug. 30 to 31, and at the Foxwoods Resort in Connecticut from Sept. 20 to 21.

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