Sponsored by De Beers Group Industry Services

Detection and identification of laboratory-grown diamonds in loose diamond parcels and finished jewelry is one of the most high-profile issues facing the jewelry industry today. This hands-on demonstration room will feature the latest lab-grown detection technology and equipment available to retailers and manufacturers.

Featuring demos from:
  • De Beers Group Industry Services
  • GIA
  • HRD Antwerp
  • Presidium Instruments
  • Solitaire Gemmological Laboratories 
  • Yehuda Diamond Co.

Open to attendees Sunday and Monday from 10:15 AM – 12:00 PM and 1:30 – 5:00 PM.
No trade show booths here, this is your opportunity to demo! In our Retail Innovation Lab, get up-close, hands-on access to the latest in jewelry and retail technology and other products jewelers need to do business better, simpler, faster. Explore demos from a variety of vendors throughout the day at your convenience.

See demonstrations from: 
  • Abbott Jewelry Systems
  • BIG Buyers Intelligence Group
  • Fire Polish Diamonds
  • High Level Thinkers
  • JewelTrace by Spacecode
  • Outernets
  • Podium
  • Smart Age Solutions
  • Synchrony Mobile Connect
  • Virtual Diamond Boutique

Open to attendees Sunday and Monday from 10:15 AM – 12:00 PM and 2:00 – 5:00 PM.
Sponsored by Jewelers Mutual Insurance Group and IDCA

The perfect end to our first day! We will turn the music up and let the cocktails flow with some of our favorite jewelry designs to browse in a relaxed, non-selling environment. Prepare your selfie-game and share the fun on social media.

You'll see Designer Previews from: 
  • Annamaria Cammilli Firenze
  • Dilamani 
  • Cultured Pearl Association of America
  • Fedko Jewelry
  • Gumuchian 
  • Just Perfect 
  • Miseno
  • Omi Privé
  • Original Eve Designs

Sunday, July 28, 5:00 – 7:00 PM
Come together with your fellow jewelers to share insights and experiences on some of the most important topics affecting your business. In today’s social media dominated world, this Idea Exchange will allow you to connect off-line with your friends and industry colleagues in order to learn from one another face-to-face. Topics for conversation include: social media, supplier connections, customer engagement and more.

Sunday, July 28, 4:00 – 5:00 PM
Lunch provided on Sunday and Monday is also an opportunity to connect and discuss what’s inspired you from the day with fellow attendees.
Afternoon Socials | Relax and recharge with our mid-day social hours. Grab a beer or glass of wine and head to one of our interactive labs or networking areas for a mid-day breather. You deserve it!

Share & Win | Use the #JAnationalconvention hashtag throughout the conference to be entered to win big prizes. You must be present to win!
  • Sunday: one winner will get 2 tickets to JA's 2020 GEM Awards in New York City (prize value: $1,200) 
  • Monday: one winner will receive a $250 American Express gift card.
Jewelers of America Members who attend can visit the Jewelers of America National Convention photo station and connect with our PR & Social Media team to help you get featured in your local press.

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