2023 Subject Matter Expert Application

Emerging Jewelers Accelerator Program (EJAP)

Black in Jewelry Coalition (BIJC) and Jewelers of America (JA) have jointly developed the Emerging Jewelers Accelerator Program (EJAP), a series of interactive workshops to provide selected new retail jewelry entrepreneurs with a deeper understanding of how to build and maintain a successful business in the jewelry industry.

The EJAP program will consist of a cohort of five carefully selected retail jewelry entrepreneurs and a wide variety of established subject-matter experts (SME). The SMEs will lead interactive workshops during the eight-month program.

Submit this application by October 31, 2023 to be considered as a Subject Matter Expert for the EJAP.

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