Events Schedule

Saturday, May 30, 2015

Sal Giunta

The Plumb Club

Plumb Club Breakfast: “Uncommon Valor: The Importance of Teamwork, Sacrifice and Leadership”
7:30 am – 9:15 am
South Seas Ballroom, Level 3
By Invitation Only
Presentation at 8:00 am

Join us in “Celebrating America” at our breakfast presentation featuring the first living service member to be awarded the Congressional Medal of Honor since the Vietnam War: Sal Giunta.

Saving his squad from the Taliban during a deadly ambush in Afghanistan, Sal Giunta shares - with unassuming humility - his courageous story and the importance of teamwork, selflessness and leadership.

Each attendee will receive a complimentary signed copy of Sal Giunta’s book: Living with Honor. Following the presentation, Mr. Giunta will be in the Plumb Club Pavilion to personalize your book while having your picture taken with him.

Reservations for this important and informative program are offered to all registered retail buyers on a priority, first come basis. To RSVP for this breakfast please visit: plumbclub.com/2015breakfast/ or for more information please email the Plumb Club at: Lhess@plumbclub.com

Presented By: The Plumb Club


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


Spa Lounge Relaxation
10:00 am – 3:00 pm
JCK Spa Lounge, Shorelines Level 2

Take a break, rest your feet and sooth your mind at the JCK Spa Lounge. Relax to calming music, indulge in a head or hand massage, or freshen up with a manicure station…the JCK Spa Lounge has what you need to regenerate yourself for a full day of business.


Hollywood Takes JCK
10:30 am – 11:30 am
Design Center Entryway, Shorelines, Level 2

Glimpse into the world of Hollywood’s top costume designers Ellen Mirojnick, Meredith Markworth-Pollack and Lou Eyrich as they reveal insights of accessorizing cinematic characters. Moderated by JCK Editor-In-Chief Victoria Gomelsky and organized by Jessica Cohen of The Product Agent, will also explore each of these designers’ personal styles as they are will accessorize a little black dress after pulling product from collections on the JCK show floor.


Expressing Style Through Jewelry with Patricia Field & Marion Fasel
2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Design Center Entryway, Shorelines, Level 2

Emmy Award winning costume designer, Patricia Field, creative force behind such style trendsetting films as Sex and the City and The Devil Wears Prada, joins Marion Fasel, Founder and Editorial Director, The Adventurine to divulge secrets of jewelry styling and the history of jewelry style on the silver screen. Ms. Field will talk trends, gossip about her past work, reveal the 'it' factor that catches her eye, as well as take the audience through five curated looks she's styled using jewelry from select JCK exhibitors.

SATC
Pat Headshot
Devil Wears Prada

Happy Hours (Cash Bar)
4:30 pm – 5:30 pm

Sterling Plaza Lounge and The Hub Lounge | Bayside, Level 1

Design Center Lounge, Currents Lounge, and Bridal Lounge | Shorelines, Level 2


JCK TalksJCK Talks
4:00 pm – 4:45 pm
Tradewinds Meeting Rooms, Pool Level
(complimentary for all badge holders)

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JCK Wine(d) Down
5:30 pm
Space across from Kumi, next to Aureole

Conveniently located between Shark Reef and the Mandalay Bay Casino, you will find the NEW JCK Wine(d) Down. Created as an oasis for relaxation, fun and networking, JCK Wine(d) Down offers a cash bar and a JCK only getaway. End your days on a high-note, as you mingle alongside customers, colleagues and friends.

WJA6:30 pm
Stop by JCK Wine(d) Down and grab a cocktail with the WJA. The WJA will be gathering together at JCK Wine(d) Down for their annual meeting, industry updates and of course a little fun.


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

Plumb Club's Got TalentThis year’s Plumb Club event will feature performances by finalists and winners from the iconic television show America’s Got Talent. Plumb Club Members and their guests will enjoy an evening of fine food and camaraderie.


LIGHT NightclubExperience LIGHT Nightclub, JCK Style
10:30 pm – 1:00 am
Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino

Bring your JCK badge to get complimentary admission and expedited entry into LIGHT Nightclub! JCK has partnered with LIGHT, the ultimate theatrical nightlife experience located in Mandalay Bay. At LIGHT, headlining DJs and performers lead the charge, coupled with exclusively built performance elements and visuals which include - revolutionary video mapping, avant-garde costumes and unique choreography.

For inquiries regarding preferred booking in tables or further information about LIGHT Nightclub, please email Alex Enes.

Sunday, May 31, 2015

RapaportRapaport Breakfast, Diamond Grading & Responsible Sourcing
South Seas Ballroom and Banyan Room, Level 3

Rapaport Breakfast
8:00 am - 10:00 am
South Seas Ballroom, Level 3

"State of the Diamond Industry" by Martin Rapaport
The Rapaport annual State of the Diamond Industry presentation will give you the strategic insights you need to understand the market. The outlook for diamond demand and supply, as well as a forecast of prices going into the Christmas season will be discussed. Find out what you need to know to maximize your diamond profits.

Special Presentation: "The Diamond Dream" with Stephen Lussier CEO of ForeverMark and Executive Vice President of Marketing, De Beers

This year's special presentation will focus on "The Diamond Dream", with a thorough analysis of why consumers buy diamonds and how you can sell more diamonds by participating in the dream. Stephen Lussier, CEO of De Beers ForeverMark and Executive Vice President of Marketing of De Beers for the past 22 years will present his views of what the diamond trade can and should do to increase consumer desire for diamonds. If you want to understand the diamond business, specifically, why customers buy diamonds and how you can sell more diamonds, don't miss this presentation.

Rapaport Diamond Grading Conference
10:00 am – 11:30 am
Banyan Room, Level 3

Diamond grading reports have become the most important merchandising and marketing tool for better quality diamonds. But what exactly do these reports communicate? What standards are used and who grades the graders?

Join us for a lively discussion about what is really going on in the market for lab graded diamonds? Topics to be discussed include; diamond grading standards, SI3 and Eye-Clean grading, Are Grading Report destroying profits?, How can jeweler's add value to diamonds with grading reports?

Responsible Sourcing Conference
3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Banyan Room, Level 3

Leading members and organizations of the jewelry industry will be meet to discuss what can and should be done to improve responsible sourcing in the diamond and jewelry trade.

Issues to be discussed will include;
What can jewelers do to ensure that the legitimacy of the products they sell? What should be done about the sale of synthetic and treated diamonds as natural diamonds? How can international trade organizations work together to protect the integrity of the diamond and jewelry industry? What role can and should Chain of Custody standards play in ensuring the legitimacy of jewelry products?

This is your opportunity to learn about what you can do to ensure responsible sources of supply and develop strategies that will help you protect your reputation and increase your business.


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


Spa Lounge Relaxation
10:00 am – 3:00 pm
JCK Spa Lounge, Shorelines Level 2

Take a break, rest your feet and sooth your mind at the JCK Spa Lounge. Relax to calming music, indulge in a head or hand massage, or freshen up with a manicure station…the JCK Spa Lounge has what you need to regenerate yourself for a full day of business.


First Love Then Style: Bridal Trends You Need to Know
10:30 am- 11:30 am
Bridal Lounge, Shorelines, Level 2

We’re bringing the bridal industry’s best together to provide coveted insights you need to know! Join bridal bloggers and stylists as they cover everything bridal, from jewelry and dress trends, to real life proposals...all curated on live models. Enjoy this unparalleled experience as you snack-and-sip on brunch and cocktails.

Stacy Tasman
Stacy Tasman
How He Asked
Severine Ferrari
Severine Ferrari
Engagement 101
Michael O' Connor
Michael O' Conner
Industry Expert
Rebecca Moskal
Rebecca Moskal
Communiqué
Molly Guy
Molly Guy
Stone Fox Bride

JCK TalksJCK Talks
4:00 pm – 4:45 pm
Tradewinds Meeting Rooms, Pool Level
(complimentary for all badge holders)

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Happy Hours (Cash Bar)
4:30 pm – 5:30 pm

Sterling Plaza Lounge and The Hub Lounge | Bayside, Level 1

Design Center Lounge, Currents Lounge, and Bridal Lounge | Shorelines, Level 2


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

Discover the hottest looks for 2016 at this invitation only event featuring a luxurious compilation of the trends in fashion, fine jewelry, watches and more as models walk the runway in head to toe Le Vian designs.


Jayden StarJCK Wine(d) Down
5:30 pm
Space across from Kumi, next to Aureole

Conveniently located between Shark Reef and the Mandalay Bay Casino, you will find the NEW JCK Wine(d) Down. Created as an oasis for relaxation, fun and networking, JCK Wine(d) Down offers a cash bar and a JCK only getaway. End your days on a high-note, as you mingle alongside customers, colleagues and friends.


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.


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

Sponsored by EFFY

Celebrate with us at a night of entertainment in the sand-and-surf at JCK Rocks the Beach 2015! We are excited to bring you one of the most recognizable voices of our time, GAVIN DEGRAW! Singer/Songwriter Gavin DeGraw, has enjoyed immense success since his breakthrough album in 2003, Chariot. More recently, Gavin released his newest album, Make A Move. You won’t want to miss his live performance at the Beach at Mandalay Bay–you’ll need a ticket to attend! Dress in casual beach attire and be sure to plan in advance. Learn More »

Ticket Format: Ticket Centers open during JCK Las Vegas (Friday & Sunday) on the show floor. One ticket per badge (limited availability), first-come, first-served. Badge and Photo ID required for pick-up. No re-entry allowed.

Monday, June 1, 2015

JCK TalksJCK Talks
8:30 am – 9:15 am
Tradewinds Meeting Rooms, Pool Level
(complimentary for all badge holders)

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


Spa Lounge Relaxation
10:00 am – 3:00 pm
JCK Spa Lounge, Shorelines Level 2

Take a break, rest your feet and sooth your mind at the JCK Spa Lounge. Relax to calming music, indulge in a head or hand massage, or freshen up with a manicure station…the JCK Spa Lounge has what you need to regenerate yourself for a full day of business.

JCK Brunch Bash
10:30 am – 11:30 am
Sterling Plaza Lounge, Bayside, Level 1
Kick your case of the Monday blues with a fresh start as we commemorate JCK 2015, brunch style.

First come, first served.


JCK Wine(d) Down



5:30 pm
Space across from Kumi, next to Aureole

Conveniently located between Shark Reef and the Mandalay Bay Casino, you will find the NEW JCK Wine(d) Down. Created as an oasis for relaxation, fun and networking, JCK Wine(d) Down offers a cash bar and a JCK only getaway. End your days on a high-note, as you mingle alongside customers, colleagues and friends.

COUNTDOWN TO JCK LAS VEGAS


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