JIS Touts Success, Unveils 2008 Dates

The four-day Jewelers International Showcase event held recently in Miami Beach attracted four thousand jewelry firms with 45 percent from Florida, 40 percent from 50 countries in the Caribbean and Latin America, and 15 percent from 31 other states, according to show officials.

Exhibitors were also worldwide filling almost 1,300 booths including pavilions from Brazil and Hong Kong. The international make-up of exhibitors was almost 100 firms from a total of 20 countries and 600 firms from 33 states.

JIS’s schedule for 2008 will be as follows: Jan. 19-21, 2008, April 12-14, 2008, and Oct. 17-20, 2008. All shows are held in the Miami Beach Convention Center in the famous art deco district of Miami Beach, Fla.

For additional information, contact JIS at 561-998-0205 or visit its Web site that contains a video tour of a prior October Show at www.jisshow.com.