For the second year in a row, the prestigious Plumb Club will bring together leading manufacturers to showcase the newest products and designs during The JCK Invitational, an intimate gathering of the industry’s major and independent retailers, taking place at the Hilton Hotel in New York City, from Feb. 4 to Feb. 6.
Some of the names who will exhibit at the Plumb Club’s Pavilion include:
A. Jaffe, Alarama Jewelry Inc., Andin International, Aurafin, Bel-Oro International, Breuning, Chippenhook, Colibri, Frederick Goldman, Inc., Honora Industries Inc., I.B. Goodman Co., Imperial-Deltah Inc., Jewelamerica Inc., Leo Schachter Diamonds L.L.C., Le Vian Corp., Marathon Company, Mercury Ring Corp., Michael Werdiger Inc., OTC International, Ltd., Rocket Jewelry Box, Inc., Rosy Blue, Samuel Aaron International, Suberi Bros. LLC, Tache Usa Inc, Tru-Kay Manufacturing, Co., and Waldman Diamond.
The Plumb Club will also host an exclusive Super Bowl XLI Party at Ted’s Montana Grill in midtownFeb.4 at 6:00 p.m. JCK Invitational also will host a pre-football warm up on the exhibit floor at 4:30 p.m.
The JCK Invitational has attracted some of the top retailers, including Aucoin Hart Jewelers, Bealls Department Stores, Borsheim’s, Charm Design Centers, Costco, Finlay Fine Jewelry Corp., Fortunoff, JC Penney, Jewelry Television, Jewels by Viggi, Kings Jewelry, Kmart, Macy’s West, Maurice Badler, Mitchells, Pageo, Reeds, Richards, Ross Stores, Saks Fifth Avenue, Sterling Jewelers, TJ Maxx, BJ’s Wholesale Club, Boscov’s Department Stores, Ultra Stores, and Winner’s Merchants.
Retailers can expect a speaker program that provides relevant business insight from retail business leaders like Jack Mitchell, and industry experts like Shane Decker and John Kennedy. All JCK Invitational retailers are invited to The Suites, an exclusive, intimate space to meet vendors and do business with such leading names.
On Feb. 5, The JCK Invitational will be host to the fourth annual Rapaport International Diamond Conference, which will focus on the most important issues confronting the diamond industry including “Blood Diamonds,” “The impact of the Internet on Profits,” and “Branding – Defining the Opportunity.” Registration is $495 for the Rapaport Conference and all profits will be donated to the Jeweler’s For Children charity. Attendees to the Rapaport Conference will be given access to The JCK Invitational exhibit floor and keynote educational sessions.
The JCK Invitational hours are: 10 a.m. till 5 p.m., Feb. 4 and 5; and 10 a.m. till 3 p.m. Feb. 6.
The JCK Invitational is produced by JCK, the leading producer of trade events in the fine jewelry industry. For registration and exhibit information please visit www.jckgroup.com or call 1-800-257-3626.