JA/NY Winter Show, March 9-11

The JA New York Winter Show returns to the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York City. Usually held in January, this year’s will instead be held March 9-11.

The new dates will provide ample time for more than 13,000 expected jewelry industry professionals in attendance to have an opportunity to assess post-holiday inventory and to more closely align with Spring trends and events, said National Jeweler Network, the show organizers.

More than 800 exhibitors will be at the show, including International Pavilions, the Couture Pavilion, the Designer Showcase, Gift Gallery, and the Inner Circle. It will also feature a first time AGTA Pavilion, sponsored by the American Gem Trade Association and the new Manufacturing, Equipment Services and Technology Pavilion.

The National Jeweler Network Lounge on the show floor will return for retailers to network, check email, and take a break.

The JA Retail Learning Center enables retailers and exhibitors to integrate buying and learning. Seminars being offered include: Setting special cuts and shapes, strategies for selling add-ons, special finish and polishing techniques for the modern bench jeweler, and lighting techniques to improve business performance. Visit www.JA-NewYork.com for a complete listing of seminars.

The Designer Showcase and the Couture Pavilion will provide an elegant, luxurious atmosphere for distinguished exhibitors and retailers. Exhibitors in the Couture Pavilion include Baccarat, Damiani, Dominique Cohen, Honora, Penny Preville, Ritani, Stephen Webster, and Yossi Harari.

The International Pavilions include participants from Italy, Thailand, Hong Kong, Brazil, and Japan. Other special sections will include The Inner CircleT, Diamond Way, New Product Gallery and the Gift Gallery.