Events Schedule

Thursday, May 28, 2015

Rings of StrengthJewelers For Children – Rings of Strength
5:30 am
Mandalay Bay, Shark Reef Entrance
The third Rings of Strength event will kick-off at Mandalay Bay Resort Hotel Casino at the early hour of 5:30 am. Participants can choose to bike a challenging 50K route in the scenic Red Rock Canyon, a moderate 15K ride, a brisk 5K run or a relaxing 5K walk along the always interesting Las Vegas strip.

Participants sign up at http://ringsofstrength.org/lasvegas.htm and ask their friends and acquaintances to sponsor their participation.


Shark TankShark Tank
1:00 pm – 2:15 pm
Tradewinds D, Pool Level

This is your opportunity to vote on your favorite technology at JCK Las Vegas. The final six exhibitors selected will have 7 minutes to present their product LIVE in front of you at the Show.


Diamonds in the SkyDiamonds In The Sky Las Vegas hosted by the Diamond Empowerment Fund
6:30 pm
Four Seasons Ballroom, Four Seasons Hotel

Diamonds In The Sky Las Vegas will be an exclusive and elegant affair including a cocktail networking reception, seated dinner, and auction with presentation of the Global Diamond Industry Achievement Award. Featuring an A-list entertainer, models wearing sponsor jewelry, and an important update on the Diamond Empowerment Fund’s consumer facing 'Diamonds Do Good' campaign. A very gracious thank you to returning Diamonds In The Sky Las Vegas Premier Presenting Sponsors: Rio Tinto, Signet Jewelers Ltd., and The De Beers Group of Companies Who is Invited: Per Diamond Empowerment Fund invitation guest list. A unique mix of the international diamond jewelry industry including manufacturers, wholesalers, suppliers and major and independent retailers, along with government officials from diamond producing nations, tastemakers, and celebrities from fashion and entertainment.

For sponsorship opportunities contact Executive Director, Nancy Orem Lyman at n.lyman@diamondempowerment.org for RSVP contact Programs Manager Emily George at e.george@diamondempowerment.org and for more information visit: http://www.diamondsintheskylasvegas.org/

Friday, May 29, 2015

JCK’s Opening Ceremony
9:00 am – 9:30 am
Bayside Foyer, Level 1

Join the JCK Team, Advisory Board, and Industry Fund recipients at this crowd-gathering festivity.


JCK Exhibits/LUXURY & Elite Enclave Salons/ AGTA™ Gemfair Open
9:30 am – 6:00 pm


Fashion Parades
11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Bayside and Shorelines


Fashion Parades
4:30 pm – 5:30 pm
VICENZAORO Italian Club


The Indian Diamond and Colorstone AssociationIndian Diamond and Colorstone Association 31st Annual Gala – Cocktail Reception/Business Networking Event/Awards Ceremony
6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Saturday, May 30, 2015

The Plumb ClubPlumb Club Breakfast  
7:30 am – 9:15 am
South Seas Ballroom, Level 3
By Invitation Only


JCK Exhibits/LUXURY & Elite Enclave Salons/ AGTA™ Gemfair Open
9:30 am – 6:00 pm


Fashion Parades
11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Bayside and Shorelines


Fashion Parades
3:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Bayside and Shorelines


The Plumb ClubPlumb Club Gala Evening
6:30 pm
South Seas Ballroom, Level 3
By Invitation Only

Sunday, May 31, 2015

RAPAPORTRapaport Breakfast & Diamond Grading Conference, RapNet/RapX Presentation, Fair Trade Jewelry Conference
8:00 am – 4:30 pm
South Seas Ballroom, Level 3
Pre-registration is required via email: conference@diamonds.net, online at: www.diamonds.net/conference or by calling: 702-893-9400.

Rapaport Breakfast
8:00 am – 10:00 am
Prices, Profits and the Independent Jeweler - get the inside story about diamond markets at the annual Rapaport presentation.

Diamond Grading Conference
10:30 am – 12:30 pm

RapNet/RapX Presentation
1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Rapaport Fair Trade Jewelry Conference
2:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Source Certification and Chain of Custody – legitimizing the diamond and jewelry supply chain.


JCK Exhibits/LUXURY & Elite Enclave Salons/ AGTA™ Gemfair Open
9:30 am – 6:00 pm


Fashion Parades
11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Bayside and Shorelines


Design Center Top 50 Retailer Awards
2:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Designer Center Lounge, Shorelines, Level 2

Celebrate the Industry’s most innovative retailers for their excellence in merchandising, sales and display of designer jewelry.


Fashion Parades
4:30 pm – 5:30 pm
VICENZAORO Italian Club


LeVianLe Vian® Red Carpet Revue 2016 Jewelry and Fashion Trend Forecast
Proceeds benefit Jewelers for Children
4:30 pm
Lagoon Ballroom, Mandalay Bay

Walk the red carpet, hobnob with the who’s who of fine jewelry, Hollywood celebrities, press, and Le Vian collectors and be the first to hear as Le Vian® unveils its 2016 Red Carpet Jewelry Trend Forecast in coordination with Harper’s Bazaar’s unveiling of its fall fashion forecast for 2015. Don’t miss the hottest ticket to this standing room only all-star event in benefit of Jewelers for Children.

Le Vian will donate $500 per invited attendee with $100,000 minimum guaranteed donation to JFC.

To reserve, e-mail: fashionshow@levian.com.


Jewelers For ChildrenJewelers for Children Facets of Hope
6:00 pm cocktails, 7:30 pm dinner and program
South Seas Ballroom, Level 3
Honoring: Philippe Mellier, De Beers Group of Companies and Scott Burger, Pandora North America

The festivities will begin at 6:00 pm with cocktails followed by dinner and the program at 7:30 pm. Sponsorship and ticket information is available on their website at www.jewelersforchildren.org. You can also email them for more information, info@jewelersforchildren.org, or call at 212-687-2949.


JCK Rocks the BeachJCK Rocks the Beach
8:30 pm – 11:00 pm
The Beach at Mandalay Bay

Join us for JCK’s most anticipated event where over 3,000 jewelry professionals celebrate in the sand and surf with headlining entertainment.  Dress in casual beach attire and be sure to plan in advance because this is one event you won’t want to miss. Past entertainment includes: One Republic, Bruno Mars, Maroon 5, and Rob Thomas of Matchbox 20. This year’s headline entertainment will be announced in spring 2015. Get ready to rock the beach with us!

Monday, June 1, 2015

JCK Exhibits/LUXURY & Elite Enclave Salons/ AGTA™ Gemfair Open
9:30 am – 4:00 pm

COUNTDOWN TO JCK LAS VEGAS


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