JCK Tucson 2020 to Bring New Connections, Education, Community and Craftsmanship to Tucson’s Gem Weeks

Oct 16, 2019

JCK Tucson Attendee Registration Is Now Open

NORWALK, CT (October 16 , 2019) – Attendee registration is open for JCK Tucson 2020 at the JW Marriott Tucson Starr Pass Resort & Spa from Wednesday, February 5 to Saturday, February 8, 2020. Taking place during Tucson Gem Weeks, JCK Tucson is a destination unto its own, showcasing an array of finished design jewelry, one-of-a-kind collections, loose gemstones, lab-grown and equipment, along with education, networking, inspirational experiences and more.

“JCK Tucson is an intimate and unmatched destination where artisanal designers and unique vendors join forces with retailers in a stress-free environment to discover, inspire and do business,”says Kate Youngstrom, Event Director, JCK Tucson.”The show is designed to deliver engaging events that educate and connect the jewelry community,”

Embarking on its sixth year, JCK Tucson brings sophistication with a twist of Southwestern charm to buyers looking to experience a JCK event outside of the larger Las Vegas shows. The Arizona ballroom will continue to focus on design, while the Tucson ballroom has been reimagined tohave distinct destinations based on key product categories including: Lab-Grown, Colored Gemstone, Equipment and Technology/Services and Finished Jewelry.

“JCK Tucson is a small, curated environment of designers, from emerging to established. People who attend this show appreciate jewelry and the work and materials that go into it, and are able to easily walk the entire show floor. Each designer stands apart for their point of view, and as an exhibitor, it is nice to feel like your brand is not getting lost,” states designer, Dana Bronfman.

Highlights for 2020 include apremium exhibitor list, special events, connections through JCK Match and an unparalleled location.

PREMIUM EXHIBITOR LIST

JCK Tucson has already confirmed an impressive and diverse lineup of quality designers, including Alishan, Alex Sepkus, Adel Chefridi,Belle Brooke, Mark Patterson, John Atencio, Sarah Graham and Tresor.

View the full roster here »

SPECIAL EVENTS

JCK Tucson offers attendees a rich schedule of events, featuringexperiential activations,intimate fireside educational talks including topics like men’s jewelry trends, sustainable practices and lab-grown diamonds,happy hours and networking gatherings like the highly anticipated Gems After Dark. Additionally, attendees are encouraged to soak in the full beauty and spirituality of their surroundings with morning hikes and the daily Mitakuye Oyasin Morning Ritual, an opportunity to make their intentions known to the universe through the traditional burning of sage, and end the day with an outdoor sunset tequila toast.

CONNECTIONS

Fostering connections and relationship building is a top priority for JCK, and the continuing program of JCK Match will connect buyers with exhibitors who offer the products and services they are seeking. Buyerswillreceive personalized exhibitor and product recommendations based on the information they sharewhile registering for their badge. The program was developed to help buyers more efficiently discovernew designers and brands that offer the products their customers are seeking, in an intimate, pressure free environment.  

“JCK Tucson is the perfect reprieve from the immensity of Tucson’s Gem Shows,” says Jamie Hollier of Balefire Goods.“It’s more like a guided experience. This is due to the thoughtfulconnections JCK Matchprovided prior to the show to ensure you find vendors that are a good fit for you, the careful curationof designers and suppliers,and the unbeatable location!”

LOCATION

Located less than ten minutes from downtown, JCK Tucson provides attendees with daily, expanded complimentary shuttle services to and from the JW Marriott Tucson Starr Pass Resort and other Downtown Tucson Gem Week events. Shuttle schedules will be announced in 2020.

Click here to book rooms at the stunning JW Marriott Tucson Starr Pass Resort & Spa. *To take advantage of JCK Tucson’s room block, attendees must be registered and approved.

Interested in exhibiting? Click here.

For registration qualifications, click here.

About JCK:

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 JCK Tucson:

Taking place amidst Tucson Gem Weeks, JCK Tucson is the jewelry industry’s intimate winter oasis for buying and networking in a relaxing yet productive environment. Ideal for the retailer who covets design and/or creates custom jewelry, JCK Tucson is a curated destination of finished jewelry and loose gemstones, technology, and services from the finest designers and suppliers with the utmost integrity.

Media Contacts

Luxury Brand Group
Jen Cullen Williams
Jen@LuxBrandGroup.com
LA Office: 323.498.0127

JCK
Amanda Gochee
agochee@ reedexpo.com
Office: 203.840.5373

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