New WJA-PA Chapter holds first event Sept. 21

September 21 is the date of the first official annual event of the new Pennsylvania chapter of the Women’s Jewelry Association (WJA-PA). Being held at the Pennsylvania Jewelers Business Expo, Radisson Hotel Valley Forge in King of Prussia, the day’s events are $25 for WJA-PA members and $50 for non-members.

The day’s agenda is as follows:

7:00 a.m. Registration opens and raffle tickets are available for purchase to win an Estee Lauder gift basket, an overnight stay at Hotel Hershey, wine, and more (one free raffle ticket to all registrants)

10:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m. “Make Your Sales Soar” with Linda Abell

11:30 a.m.-12:15 p.m. WJA-PA Welcome and Coffee Klatch with Gena Alulis (jewelry and watch donations collected by WJA-PA will be made to non-profit group “Wings For Success” during this time)

1:00 p.m.-2:30 p.m. “Stuller Presents Gemewizard” with Crystal Dourmit, and “Stuller Presents Red Box and Black Box” with Mike Perlin

5:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m. hors d’oeuvres and cash bar, prize raffles (you must be present to win), and a trend talk by Hedda Schupak, JCK Magazine editor-in-chief

Ladies—and gents—who’re looking for networking opportunities in the statewide-jewelry industry are encouraged to attend the event to discover how involvement in the WJA-PA chapter can help develop careers, continuing education, and friendships.

For more information about the WJA-PA chapter contact Gena Alulis (800-765-7111 / 610-337-9292 or, or PR Chairman Deborah Yonick at 717-227-9823 or