One Badge, Two JCK Exclusive Events

LUXURY by JCK and the first PREMIERE will be held at the Venetian Resort Hotel Casino in Las Vegas from Monday, May 28 to Thursday, May 31, 2007. All registered retailers for either LUXURY by JCK or PREMIERE will be able to shop both events with one badge. Both events will be held at the Venetian Ballroom Tower.

LUXURY by JCK and PREMIERE are invitation-only events tailored to meet the purchasing needs for high-caliber jewelry retailers and the companies that sell to them. Retailers attending include: Birks and Mayor, Bernie Robbins, Borsheim’s, EB Horn Jewelers, Lee Michaels, London Jewelers, Long’s Jewelers, Lux Bond & Green, Reis Nichols, Sissy’s Log Cabin, Smythe Fine Jewelry, Tivol Inc., Traditional Jewelers,  and Wixon Jewelers.

“For three days leading up to JCK Las Vegas, branded and fashion-forward designers and manufacturers in the jewelry industry will meet and showcase their inspired pieces and brand image to the most sophisticated and discerning of retailers,” said Yancy Weinrich, event director for LUXURY by JCK. “As selling opportunities go, LUXURY by JCK and PREMIERE are rare gems.”

The Welcome reception, sponsored by PREMIERE, will be held at the pool area at the Venetian. The Salon Collections will open May 29 from 10:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. with an afternoon cigar rolling and wine tasting area sponsored by Departures magazine, followed by cocktails, dinner and entertainment by Howie Mandel, sponsored by JCK Magazine. 

On May 30 the Salon Collections will be open from 10 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. with afternoon cigar rolling and scotch tasting sponsored by Departures magazine, followed by a pre dine-out reception. Dine-out restaurants include AquaKnox, Bouchon, David Burke, Delmonico’s Steak House, Pinot Basserie, and TAO Asian Bistro. The late night lounge at TAO will serve cocktails and desserts at 10:00 p.m. 

On May 31, Bryan Dodge from Bryan Dodge Developments, Inc., will discuss “How to be a Better Salesperson and Better You.” The Salon Collection be open from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. The American Gem Society will end the day with a closing reception “Seize the Advantage,” at 6:00 p.m. in the Zeno Ballroom of the Venetian.

New companies participating in LUXURY by JCK include: A. Jaffe, House of Taylor, Judith Leiber Fine Jewelry, Leo Schachter Diamonds, Lieberfarb, and Oscar Heyman.  Among the sixty companies to the PREMIERE Event include A. Link, Asch Grossbardt, Baccarat, Bayco, Chad Allison, Daniel K, Favero, Gem Platinum, Gregg Ruth, Gumuchian, Jewels by Star, Marc Lazar, Mattioli, Mimi So, Picchiotti, SeidenGang, Stefan Hafner, Spark Creations, Vista, and more. Visit the official show website at  for a complete list of exhibitors for both events.

Sponsors include, In Style, In Style Weddings, Martha Stewart Weddings, Blueprint, Departures Magazine, American Gem Society, AGS Laboratories, AGL, Duvenjian Graphics, GCAL, Goldmark, Harmon Group, JCK Magazine, Jewelers Mutual Insurance Company, Malca Amit, Rocket Red Box, and RSP Media.

Select retail jewelers can receive a daily pass to the 8th Annual LUXURY by JCK and PREMIERE event. New for this year, retailers who take advantage of this option will have access to the LUXURY and PREMIERE Welcome Reception on Monday, May 28th. As always, daily pass badges include access to all exhibitors on any or all of the days; complimentary daily breakfasts with daily keynote presentations, up-scale lunches, and networking lounges on the salon floors, entrée into JCK Las Vegas, Swiss Watch by JCK (by appointment only) and access to the LUXURY and PREMIERE VIP Taxi line.