Watch: Here’s What Jewelers of America Has on Tap This Summer

Jul 09, 2021

Watch: Here’s What Jewelers of America Has on Tap This Summer

Everything you need to know about its upcoming National Convention and Gem Awards straight from CEO Dave Bonaparte.

Jewelers of America will be busy this month.

The trade association is set to hold its National Convention virtually again, scheduled for July 19-20.

Running under the theme “Coming into Focus,” the event will blend high-energy keynotes with breakout sessions and networking opportunities perfect for businesses as they look to end 2021 on a strong note.

Also running virtually for the first time is JA’s Gem Awards, scheduled for July 15.

This year, the organization will honor Jewelers’ Security Alliance’s John Kennedy and stylist/image architect Law Roach, known for some of the red carpet’s most viral looks in recent years, as well as highlight how the industry has come together over the past year-plus during the pandemic.

The association is encouraging attendees to dress to impress and share their looks with a special hashtag.

Watch the full webinar above to see what you can expect for both events, registrations for which are still open.

Join us next Tuesday, July 13 at 2 p.m. Eastern for our next webinar, where National Jeweler Editor-in-Chief Michelle Graff will ask a panel of U.S. consumers what they really think of lab-grown diamonds.

For more information on this and other webinars, visit

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Brecken Branstratoris the senior editor, gemstones at National Jeweler, covering sourcing, pricing and other developments in the colored stone sector.

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