MJSA Education at Atlanta Jewelry Show

The Atlanta Jewelry Show will again partner with the Manufacturing Jewelers & Suppliers of America for the spring edition of the show with a pre-show Educational Conference on Feb. 29.

“Each year we team up with MJSA to further expand the Atlanta Jewelry Show’s educational offerings with a full-day of specialized programming that retailers won’t get anywhere else in the Southeast,” says Carol Young, executive director, Atlanta Jewelry Show. “The MJSA brings some of the industry’s top experts and presenters to the show to share their insights, techniques, and best practices.”  

Admission to the MJSA pre-show conference is $95 per person, including lunch. Class size is limited so retailers are encouraged to register early to secure a space. Call 800.241.0399 or 404.634.3434. Certified Jeweler credits are offered for this program. The Conference program includes:

Casting in a Small Shop Environment
Presenter: Chris Ploof, Chris Ploof Studio
9 a.m.-10:30 a.m.

Romanoff or Rip-off? Case Studies and Techniques (Part 1)
Presenter: Gary Smith, Smith Jewelers, Montoursville, Pa.
10:30 a.m. – Noon

A View from the Top: Insurance Coverage for the Small Business Owner & Independent Retailer
Presenter: Darin Kath, president and CEO, Jewelers Mutual Insurance Co.
Noon to 1 p.m.

Romanoff or Rip-off? Case Studies and Techniques (part 2)
Presenter: Gary Smith, Smith Jewelers, Montoursville, Pa.
1 p.m. – 3 p.m.

Why Palladium? Why Now?
Dawn McCurtain, director of Marketing, Palladium Alliance International
3 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Practical Palladium:  How to Work with the Newest White Metal
Teresa Shannon, director of Education, MJSA
4:00 – 5:00 pm

The Atlanta jewelry Show, organized by the Southern Jewelry Travelers Association, will be held March 1 – 3 at the Cobb Galleria Centre.

For more information go to the Atlanta Jewelry Show Web site or call 800.241.0399 or 404.634.3434.