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An education-focused executive forum for jewelry professionals during July Jewelry Week

Engaging Jewelers of America’s network of more than 8,000 jewelry retail storefronts and supplier businesses, the first annual Jewelers of America National Convention will feature expert presentations and discussion on the pressing issues shaping the jewelry industry in the U.S. and abroad. 

You don't want to miss this. The convention is your moment to be a part of the conversation, network, form new partnerships and evolve.

Information You Can't Get Anywhere Else

Two days of keynotes and seminars will provide attendees with insight and solutions to their top-of-mind challenges, including:

  • the political landscape
  • global economic outlook
  • evolving retail trends
  • luxury consumer behavior
  • Plus, best practices and demos related to the day-to-day business operations of retail jewelry companies
“Successful businesses must continue to learn and evolve – it’s vital for the evolution of our industry and the health of our member companies. We are thrilled to launch our first annual Convention as a destination for jewelry professionals to come together, network, learn and take their learnings back to better their businesses.” - JA President & CEO David J. Bonaparte

A Network Like No Other

The convention kicks off July Jewelry Week -- July 29-August 2, 2019 -- when the jewelry professionals from across the country descend on New York City. This week-long series of events is developed out of the unique collaboration of the industry’s top associations, including American Gem Society and Women's Jewelry Association.

Convention attendees will maximize July Jewelry Week with exclusive networking opportunities at lunches, cocktail parties and more.

Who Should Attend

Are you a decision maker or key influencer at your company? Looking to learn what's new in the retail and jewelry landscape? The convention is open to JA Members and non-members alike. The executive forum is curated for a diverse audience from including:

  • C-level executives
  • Business owners
  • Designers
  • Managers
  • Manufacturers
  • Marketers
  • Merchandisers
  • Press
  • Sales

Sponsor & Partner Opportunities

Interested in aligning your business with the first annual Jewelers of America National Convention, contact: JA Director of Membership & Sales Matthew Tratner by email or at 646-658-5805.

Interested in Speaking?

Complete our Speaker Proposal Form or reach out to Director of Education & Public Affairs Susan Thea Posnock at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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