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AGTA Will Be Part of the HardRock Summit Through At Least 2023

Events & AwardsApr 08, 2022

AGTA Will Be Part of the HardRock Summit Through At Least 2023

The next event is slated for Sept. 8-11 at the Colorado Convention Center in Denver.

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AGTA has entered into a multi-year deal to be part of the HardRock Summit through 2023. Pictured is the Lightning Ridge Collection by John Ford, on view at the 2021 event.
Dallas—The American Gem Trade Association has announced a multi-year deal between the HardRock Summit event and AGTA GemFair Denver. 
 
The contract means GemFair Denver will take part in the HardRock Summit through 2023, AGTA said. 
 
The next event is slated for Sept. 8-11 at the Colorado Convention Center in Denver. 
 
AGTA GemFair Denver will once again be a part of Sparkle & Joy, a section of the HardRock Summit dedicated to fine gems, jewelry, and gemstone objects. 
 
The AGTA pavilion will continue to be open to the wholesale trade only. 
 
The rest of the event follows a “B2B2C” concept—a hybrid trade and consumer event—with activities and buying opportunities dependent on badge status. 
 
The 2022 HardRock Summit will see all sections move under one roof, with Sparkle & Joy, AGTA GemFair Denver, Evolution (for minerals and fossils), and the Denver Gem & Mineral Shows all at the Colorado Convention Center. 
 
“We’re very excited to make this announcement of a long-term partnership with the HRS and AGTA GemFair Denver,” said AGTA President Kimberly Collins.
 
“This is the perfect time to let the industry know that after the huge success of Tucson, the year of the rebirth of shows is back in full swing! The Colorado Convention Center is a beautiful facility with many great hotels, restaurants, and venues within walking distance, and with all of the pavilions in one place, this show will be electric!”
 
For more information about AGTA GemFair Denver, visit AGTA.org or email shows@agta.org.
 
More information about the HardRock Summit can be found on its website.

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