JCK Show
June 6 - 9, 2025
The Venetian Expo | Las Vegas, NV

JCK Attendee Qualifications and Credentialing

JCK is a trade event and is for qualified jewelry industry professionals ONLY.

Admission is not granted to General Public/Guest and all individuals 14 years of age or under, including infants.

Spouses and non-marital legal partners of Store Owners are welcome to attend JCK. If the individuals have the same last name or address, only an ID is required for verification. In other cases, acceptable documentation will be required to demonstrate marriage, registered domestic partnerships, civil unions, or other similar formal relationships recognized under applicable law, for example, a valid marriage certificate or certificate of domestic partnership.


We’re continuing to raise the bar in making JCK the safest and most secure place to do business. We must ensure that all individuals coming to the show are qualified. As always, various criteria is required to attend and must be shown during registration that is subject to approval. This is a requirement of every attendee, even if you have attended in the past. Please join us in working to ensure that the credentials we have for your business and employment is updated. We can’t wait to welcome new and returning attendees to JCK!

What Changed in 2024?

Attendees will upload documents to a portal that will be provided in the registration process. It will be communicated to those whose registration is pending via email as well. The Customer Service and Qualifications teams will be there to assist you with any questions you may have.

❌  Business cards are no longer an acceptable form of qualifications to attend JCK

✔️  You can learn more about what is required for your specific category below

Qualification Documents are Required

NOTE: You may redact/black out any information you don’t want to share with the exception of your name and your company on documentation. All information requested is kept confidential and available to upload only via the secure portal seen on the confirmation page after you submit your registration.

Companies and individuals must show proof of relation to the jewelry industry and employment with the company they are registering with. Depending on your professional badge category, further documents are needed to verify. Requirements are below.

For companies to be approved, you must provide one of the following:

  • Business License, OR
  • Sellers Permit, OR
  • A Sales Tax Certificate 

To prove your employment with the company, individuals must provide one of the following  

  • W-2, or
  • Payroll Stub, or
  • Your full name listed as the owner or partner in official documents (Store Lease, Articles of Incorporation, LLC, Partnership, Annual list of Officers, etc.)
  • For Sole Proprietorship, 2023 Schedule C will be accepted – Must show Full Name, Principal Business and Professional Activity Code.  Financial information should be redacted.

Business cards are NOT accepted.
Company letter of employment is NOT accepted.

You may redact / black out any information you don’t want to share with the exception of your name and your company.  But please know all information will be kept confidential and through our secure portal.

Additional Required Documents Per Category

  • Two (2) itemized invoices from the past twelve (12) months that reach a combined total of $10,000 from at least two (2) suppliers.

Please note: if you submit invoices for diamonds or gemstones, your badge category will be changed to a “Buyer/Dealer” and you will be required to pay a fee for attendance.

  • Two (2) itemized invoices from the past twelve (12) months that reach a combined total of $50,000 from at least two (2) different suppliers.

  • Official verification of enrollment from your school (jewelry/gemstone learning institution).
  • Official school transcript (jewelry/gemstone learning institution).
  • Receipt for classes within the past 6 months (jewelry/gemstone/learning institution)

  • Industry Professionals are those who work in the industry but are not buyers, sellers, or any of the other categories listed here, such as diamond/metal/mineral mines, jewelry/gemstone consulting, payment processing, industry association, trade show organizer, refinery, lapidary, etc.

    Industry Professionals also applies to those who worked years in the jewelry industry, attending JCK in prior years, and are currently retired from the industry but would still like to attend.

Agencies, Auction Houses, Distributors, Industry Professionals, Appraisers, Accountants, Attorneys, Financial Professionals, Bankers, and Manufacturers’ Representatives are required to provide Company and Employment documents noted above.

Please note: As a manufacturer, you may be a perfect fit to exhibit at JCK! Meet with a JCK sales representative during the 2025 show and receive the cost of your badge ($1195) off your 2026 booth. Limited to one (1) per company and must be approved by JCK Show Management. Contact us here>>

Other Important Requirements

  • All documents must be in English or have accompanying English translation.
  • All documents must have matching company name and address and they must also match the company name and address you used for your JCK Registration.
  • JCK does not recognize Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn, Snapchat, TikTok, and certain other social media platforms as credentials for buyer/industry badges.
  • JCK does not recognize eBay and other online auction platforms as credentials for buyer/industry badges.

Questions? Call the JCK Customer Service team now.

Phone: 203.840.5684 or Toll Free: 800.257.3626. Email inquiries can be send to: [email protected]