Trade Shows, Exhibitions & Conferences


Another Jewelry Show Slated to Take Place This Fall Is Canceled

August 17, 2020
The Continental Buying Group is pivoting from holding a physical jewelry trade show in October to a virtual one in September.

10 Jewelry News Stories You Might Have Missed

August 14, 2020
A big diamond find in Russia, another change from GIA, a sneak thief on the loose, and more.

JIS Cancels Miami, San Diego Jewelry Trade Shows

August 14, 2020
The convention centers in Miami Beach and San Diego were both converted to medical facilities and will not be changed back in time for the shows.

There Are 2 More Changes to the Global Jewelry Event Calendar

July 31, 2020
GemGenève has adjusted its November show dates and the Bangkok Gems and Jewelry Fair pushed its fall event to early 2021.

How Melee Found the Trade Show Sweet Spot

July 30, 2020
Many jewelry trade shows have tried and failed to present high-caliber design at pricing affordable for independent designers. Melee is the event getting it done.

Fabienne Lupo Steps Down as Head of FHH

July 30, 2020
She had served as president and CEO of the Fondation de la Haute Horlogerie since its founding 15 years ago.

Atlanta Jewelry Show to Host Virtual Show in September

July 29, 2020
It will complement the live jewelry trade show happening in October.

The Year the Shows Went Dark

July 28, 2020
COVID-19 has quieted the usually bustling world of trade shows and events in 2020. Where do we go from here?

10 Jewelry News Stories You Might Have Missed

July 24, 2020
De Beers bets money on “try-and-buy,” a royal tiara ranking, layoffs at a big brand and more.

Baselworld Is Rising From the Ashes as ‘HourUniverse’

July 24, 2020
In addition, Watches & Wonders, the former SIHH, is planning to hold a show in Shanghai this fall.

AGS Accepting Applications for Conclave 2021

July 24, 2020
AGS is looking for speakers on gemology, retail innovation, and more for next year’s Conclave in Louisville, Kentucky.

Here’s What to Expect at the Virtual JCK Show

July 23, 2020
A 24-hour show floor, networking sessions, educational talks, a swag shop and more.

JFC Takes Rings of Strength Fundraising Event Virtual

July 23, 2020
It will be held during the digital JCK show in August and let participants raise money through any activity of their choice.

New African Gem Fair Postponed Until 2021

July 22, 2020
The inaugural Africa Gem Exhibition and Conference in Zambia was originally slated for this summer and then postponed until the fall.

Melee Cancels Fall 2020 Edition

July 21, 2020
Show organizers had initially postponed until October but now will launch an online showroom and wholesale platform in lieu of a physical event.

WJA Announces Virtual Awards for Excellence Speakers

July 20, 2020
They include a diversity consultant.

IJO Takes its Conference Virtual

July 10, 2020
The online event will feature several jewelry industry experts, including Ben Smithee of The Smithee Group and John Kennedy of the Jewelers Security Alliance.

September Hong Kong Jewelry Show Pushed Back to November

July 9, 2020
It will be held in one venue instead of the usual two.

Vicenzaoro Pivots to Three-Day September Summit

July 6, 2020
VOICE precedes a full trade show return in January 2021.

Diamonds Do Good to Host Virtual Gathering

July 6, 2020
The event will feature the CEOs and leaders of De Beers, Signet Jewelers, Alrosa, Rosy Blue, and Chow Tai Fook.
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