JCK Insider - May 5, 2016

Welcome to the special JCK Las Vegas edition of the JCK Insider! This editorially curated community newsletter breaks down the latest eventnews, trends, education, social and travel information in an easy to skim format. Read it here first and consider yourself a true insider.

If you have any questions reach out to any of our JCK Insiders. We'd love to hear from you!

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JCK Trends - Watch Brands

If you come to JCK Las Vegas with the intention of ramping up your watch selection, then you're in luck. This year, there are three—count 'em—three neighborhoods housing timepieces: Clockwork at JCK, Swiss Watch, and LUXURY Watch (New!). You'll find virtuallyevery price point and style, with big names and newcomers alike—you won't be disappointed with the selection. To give you a little taste of what you can expect, I've rounded up this preview just in time (watch pun!) for JCK Las Vegas, which is less than a month away!

Three Destinations for Time Pieces at JCK

If you’re looking to source new timepiece collections for your store, JCK is your destination during Jewelry Week in Las Vegas. Using our online planning tool, MY SHOW you can discover new watch brands and request appointments before you arrive.  JCK has three prime timepiece destinations:

Clockwork Clockwork Neighborhood at JCK – Fashionable timepieces and components
JCK Show Floor, Bayside Level 1 | June 3 – 6

LUXURY Watch LUXURY Watch (New!) – Elite timepieces and watch brands
LUXURY, Oceanside Ballroom, Shorelines, Level 2 | Open to JCK Buyers June 3 – 5

Swiss Watch Swiss Watch – Cutting-edge technology offerings bring the future to your store
Mandalay Bay Suites | June 3 – 5 (by appointment only)

To source international styles and more, we recommend taking advantage of the navigational and planning tools we have available to help personalize your JCKexperience to meet your needs.

  • MY SHOW is an online planning tool with "smart" technology offering a simple way to create a personalized plan for JCK. Preview vendors, their locations, new products, education sessions and special events.
  • Additionally through JCK Match you'll receive personalized vendor recommendations tailored to your preferences in your MY SHOW account. How do we do it? Through the product categories that you tell us you're interested induring badge registration. After you register (or if you already are registered), log-in to your MY SHOW account to start exploring your list.

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A couple favorite timepieces you can preview in MY SHOW in the following Neighborhoods:

  • Michele
  • Mido
  • TW Steel
  • BERING Time
  • BALL Watch
  • Cuervo y Sobrinos S.A.

Cast Your Vote for Innovation LIVE at JCK

JCK Think TankMark your calendar for JCK Think Tank LIVE at JCK Las Vegas on Sunday, June 5 at 3:00pm! Reinvented for 2016, Think Tank allows technology vendors to pitch an innovative productor service right on the show floor at the new Showcase Stage (on Bayside, Level 1 next to the Design Center).

The judging panel has announced the finalists and you're hearing them here first:

  1. Galatea Jewelry by Artist
  2. Jewelfie
  3. Megasoft Limited
  4. eLUXE 3D
  5. Jewelers Mutual Insurance in collaboration with Excelion IT
  6. NanoRosetta, LLC

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Meet the Costume Designers Who are #JCKBound

Costume Designers

When reflecting on the "pinch me" moments of JCK Las Vegas last year, Emmy Award– winning costume designer Patricia Field comes to mind. Attendees and exhibitors left with a multitude of takeaways from her presence. Whether it was something said in her intimate chat, things revealed from her work on Sex and the City and The Devil Wears Prada, or seeing her style models adorned with Design Center exhibitors—merging these two worlds just felt right.

There's much more where that came from this year, and it's happening every day! A new batch of A-List Hollywood costume designers will take the stage to worktheir magic live, style models, and accessorize with JCK's brands. What pieces spoke to them? Why? These Insider Trend Downloads will take place in the new Showcase Stage on Bayside Level 1, June3–5,12 p.m. –1:30 p.m. Today, we're giving you a sneak peak into their marvelous minds of the three costume designers who will be attending as well as a taste of what's to come in Vegas.

Continue reading interviews with Lyn Paolo, Lauren Bott, and Ann Foley »

What's Next in the World of Digital

EducationJoin the infamous Ben Smithee during JCK Talks to discuss what's next in the world of digital on Thursday, June 2 at 4:15 pm inTradewinds C/D, Pool Level...

We all wish we have a crystal ball to predict the future. But, thetruth is that many aspects of future forecasting is based on research of the current. Ben Smithee is known for helping brands in the jewelry industry achieve success in the world of digital/social. However, it's his background in consumer insights and trend intelligence that provides the backbone for his strategic guidance. In this session, Ben will dedicate his energy tohelping retailers take a glimpse into the future of what's in-store for the world of digital – and, more importantly, how it will affect your business. Interested in the "next big thing?" Now's your chance to see a sneak peek!

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