What happens in Vegas…Stays in Vegas?

Well, we hope not…

The JCK Show ~ Las Vegas shouldn’t be all work. Make certain your memories of Las Vegas 2009 include good food, good friends, great headliners, fun, relaxation, and much more. If you haven’t started planning your nights, here’s a list of some of the major show events you must attend. Mark your calendar accordingly.

Plumb Club Event
Saturday, May 30, 2009
6:30 pm – 10:00 pm
Caesar’s Palace (by invitation only)
Plumb Club members and their invited guests will enjoy an elaborate cocktail style dinner reception, beginning at 6:30 m in the Palace Ballroom, Caesar’s Palace. Immediately following, party-goers will proceed to the Coliseum Theatre for Bette Midler’s hit Las Vegas show, “The Showgirl Must Go On”. The party continues after the show with a grand array of desserts at the famed Bradley Ogden restaurant, Caesar’s Palace.

GIA Career Fair
Sunday, May 31, 2009
10:00 am – 1:15 pm (doors open at 9:30 am)
Zeno Ballroom, 4701, Venetian Conference Center
Open to all. No badge necessary. Bring your resumes!
Whether you’re looking for a job or looking to hire, there’s one event that’s connected talent with opportunity for almost twenty years – and that’s the GIA Jewelry Career Fair, the jewelry industry’s popular job fair. This year, JCK Events is proud to sponsor the speed-dating version of this day-long event right here at the JCK Show. 

JCK Suppliers Choice Awards
Sunday, May 31, 2009
2:30 pm – Design Center
For the first time ever, JCK magazine will be awarding the Suppliers’ Choice for Retailer of the Year. The retailer of the year is nominated by JCK suppliers based on their overall success in sales, marketing and loyalty. Champagne and chocolate covered strawberries will be served.
Attn: Designers/Manufacturers – If you haven’t already, Click here to place your vote for your favorite retailer today. (need link to https://www.jckonline.com/article/CA6647886.html)

Annual Designer Retailers Awards
Sunday, May 31, 2009
2:30 pm – Design Center
Fifty Retailers will be honored at this year’s JCK Show for their lasting excellence at selling designer jewelry. The top 50 are all voted on exclusively by the Design Center Exhibitors.

LeVian® 2010 Red Carpet Revue
Sunday, May 31, 2009
Benefiting Jewelers for Children
4:30 pm – Cocktails
5:15 pm – Fashion Forecast
Toscana Ballroom, Level 3, Venetian
Discover the Trends of Tomorrow at the Le Vian® 2010 Red Carpet Revue. Runway Fashion Forecast by Bazaar. Jewelry Trend Forecast by Le Vian®. Fashion Show Proceeds to Benefit Jewelers for Children. For tickets and more information call 1-877-2LEVIAN or fashionshow@levian.com

Jewelers for Children
10th Annual Facets of Hope Dinner
Sunday, May 31, 2009
6:00 pm
Palazzo Ballroom, Level 5, Venetian
Join Jewelers for Children at the annual Facets for Hope event recognizing ten years of honorees. JFC will acknowledge the industry leaders who have lent their names and given their time to help Jewelers for Children reach thousands of children in need. Also hear from some of the young heroes who have benefited from the industry’s support in the past year. For more details visit www.jewelersforchildren.org.

WJA Platinum DIVA Las Vegas Cocktail Party
Monday, June 1, 2009
6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Palazzo Resort, LAVO
The annual WJA Platinum DIVA Party, one of WJA’s national events, honors aspiring women designers. Come celebrate these talented women at LAVO in the Palazzo. Competition applications were sent out in January and the DIVA winners are announced at a special press conference during JCK Las Vegas. For more information on this event visit www.womensjewelryassociation.com.

Design Center Raffle Drawing
Tuesday, June 2, 2009
1:00 pm
Design Center, Level 2, Venetian
Stop by the Design Center Concierge Desk for your chance to win $2,500 in a Merchandise Credit to be used towards a purchase from any Design Center Exhibitor. Each Design Center Exhibitor with whom you place an order of at least $2,500 will give you one additional signed raffle entry. Raffle tickets will be issued as follows: one per retailer per Design Center Exhibitor. To qualify, all orders need to be firm orders for at least $2,500 and cannot be “hold for confirmation” orders.

Raffle drawing to take place on Tuesday, June 2 at 1:00 pm. Winner does not need to be present to win and will be posted on the JCK Las Vegas website: www.jcklasvegasshow.com
All networking events are subject to change without notice. If you haven’t made your reservations, call today.