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Instore Show, Chicago Responsible Jewelry Conference to Co-Locate

Events & AwardsJun 17, 2024

Instore Show, Chicago Responsible Jewelry Conference to Co-Locate

The partnership, now in its second year, allows CRJC attendees to register for a free Instore show badge.

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CRJC attendees will have access to the Instore Show’s show floor, education programs, and evening networking events.
Montclair, N.J.—The Instore Show and Chicago Responsible Jewelry Conference (CRJC) will co-locate for the second year at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont, Ill.

The partnership will allow attendees registered for CRJC, slated for Aug. 9 and 10, to also visit the Instore show, which takes place Aug. 11 and 12.

Attendees will have full access to the Instore show floor on both days to network and buy from jewelry vendors and service providers, as well as access to the educational programming including daily keynote presentations and interactive panel discussions.

The partnership also grants CRJC visitors access to the Instore show’s welcome reception on Saturday, Aug. 10, and the “Play It Cool” party on Sunday, Aug. 11, where the 2024 winners of the America’s Coolest Jewelry Store competition will be announced.

The Instore show program also includes the “Bench Pressure Challenge,” a custom design competition, and the “Cram Day” conference, a program with three education tracks covering topics for small business owners.

“Cram Day” will take place on Saturday, Aug. 10, the day before the Instore Show. A separate ticket is required to attend, and registration includes lunch.

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“We are excited to continue our partnership with CRJC,” said Matthijs Braakman, the CEO of SmartWork Media, the parent company of Instore.

“It’s critical that the fine jewelry industry work together to support ethical jewelry practices from mine to market. CRJC brings together stakeholders from all stages of the supply chain to work together towards such practices, and the Instore show is proud to be a part of that effort.”

To view the 2024 Instore show education lineup and register for a free show badge, visit Instore’s website.

For more information on CRJC 2024 and to view the soon-to-be-released lineup of the conference, visit CRJC’s website.

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