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Education Program Shines at Centurion 2021’s Sold-Out Show May 03, 2021 (0 comments)

2021-5-3 EducationPreview

Merrick, NY--The 20th Anniversary Centurion Show announces its retail jeweler-focused morning educational program. Show dates are May 22-26, 2021 (including arrivals on May 22 and departures on May 26).

"A strong educational program is one of our cornerstones and has been for 20 years now. We're excited to welcome our amazing trade speakers at Centurion's 20th Anniversary Show," said Centurion president Howard Hauben. Additional Show information is available in the 2021 Centurion Official Show Guide, online here

Here's the educational line-up day-by-day:


"The Biggest Money Making Decisions of Jewelry Store Design" with Leslie McGwire, Leslie McGwire & Assoc. Interior Design (above, left) and Mickey Miñagorri, ARTCO Group (above, right).

In this surging period for better jewelry stores, making the store experience better and better is right at the top of the list for many retailers," said Hauben. "This session strongly addresses that need with the awesome expertise of our two speakers."



"They'll never know what Hit 'Em! Creating a Customer Experience like None Other." with James “Jimmy” DeGroot (shown above) of The Jewelry Store Training Institute and

"Jimmy is an amazing store and sales trainer and you won't want to miss this powerful live presentation with a special twist," Hauben noted. 



"Taking Back the ‘Ethical Narrative’: How Telling the Natural Diamond Story Will Boost Your Sales" with Nancy Orem Lyman (above, left), Executive Director and Rebecca Foerster (above, right), President of the industry not for profit organization “Diamonds Do Good”.

"There is an incredibly inspiring story to tell your customers about how natural diamonds have come to be the desired and cherished gift that they are and all the wonderful, hard-working people whose lives they support along the way," said Hauben. "It's an amazing story that takes the customer from the mine to the beautiful jewels they can appreciate at their favorite jeweler, and it is one all top level jewelers should be adept at telling. No one can better equip jewelers to use this powerful narrative than Nancy Orem Lyman and Rebecca Foerester," he added.

For further information, visit the website at, call 516-331-5586 or email

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