Norwalk, CT (XXXX)—JCK Las Vegas and Luxury today announced rescheduled dates for their 2020 shows. JCK (including Global Gemstone, The Exchange and JCK Talks) and Luxury will now be held August 17-20, 2020, with Luxury open by invitation one day earlier on August 16. Originally scheduled to take place May 31-June 5, the shows were postponed due to the COVID-19 virus.
“The JCK team is passionate about serving the industry and committed to our customers. We are hopeful, and we are prepared. We look forward to welcoming the industry to JCK and Luxury in August when it is safe to do so, and we are sensitive to the concerns and uncertainty we are all experiencing professionally and personally,” said Sarin Bachmann, Group Vice President, JCK Las Vegas and Luxury. “We will continue to monitor all available information about COVID-19 and adjust our plans if needed—always with the best interest of our exhibitors and attendees in mind. One thing we can guarantee: JCK and Luxury is here to support you and facilitate the personal connections that our industry is built on, so we can all evolve and emerge stronger and better connected than ever.”
In advance of the August show, JCK is devoting resources to further develop additional channels of support for attendees and exhibitors through JCK Match—its award-winning business matchmaking program—virtual content, education, and product launches. Plans are also underway for JCK Virtual 2020, a celebration of the industry with opportunities to network, merchandise, learn and unite virtually. Additionally, the JCK Show has compiled a comprehensive calendar of the jewelry industry’s upcoming virtual education and webinars that address challenges related to coronavirus. Visit JCK’s COVID-19 Virtual Event Calendar here.
Yancy Weinrich, COO of Reed Exhibitions, said: “Reed Exhibitions worked closely with our partners at the Sands Expo & Venetian to ensure our community can come together again and the industry’s business can move forward. While we cannot predict the future, we can be prepared. You'll see more resources from the JCK Team that leverage our partners and the global reach of Reed Exhibitions worldwide to offer innovative solutions and a respite from the challenges presented by a global pause in business.”
The JCK and Luxury dates were determined based on extensive consultation with health and government officials as well as JCK’s partners in the global jewelry and watch industry. Reed Exhibitions and Reed Jewelry Group continue to monitor and follow the guidance from local, state and federal public health officials, including the United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the World Health Organization (WHO).
JCK is a trusted partner connecting jewelry retailers and manufacturers/suppliers with trends, news, products, education, and partners to build business. Whether attending face-to-face events, building inventory with online and onsite sourcing, or obtaining authoritative news and insights from JCK Magazine—the leading industry publication in print & online—JCK offers a suite of tools and events to deliver sound solutions, innovative opportunities, and essential information. For more information on JCK Events, visit jckonline.com.
About Reed Exhibitions:
Reed Exhibitions is a leading global events business. It combines face-to-face with data and digital tools to help customers learn about markets, source products and complete transactions at over 500 events in almost 30 countries across 43 industry sectors, attracting more than 7 million participants. Our events, organized by 35 global offices, leverage industry expertise, large data sets and technology to enable our customers to generate billions of dollars of revenues for the economic development of local markets and national economies around the world. Reed Exhibitions is part of RELX, a global provider of information and analytics for professional and business customers across industries. www.reedexhibitions.com.
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