Norwalk, CT—JCK Events will host a virtual trade show in August, and has announced its dates for a return to Las Vegas in 2021. Image: a busy Tools pavilion at JCK Las Vegas 2019.
Themed “Reconnecting,” the online event will take place August 10-14, 2020, and feature key elements from both JCK Las Vegas & Luxury, including JCK Talks, product browsing and buying hours, virtual meetings, interactive networking, matchmaking, and more.
JCK Virtual 2020 will be free to qualified professional jewelry buyers. The event offers a full slate of programming that will connect buyers and professionals looking with thousands of JCK and Luxury exhibitors and partners, from the comfort of their home or office. Attendees will be able to search for jewelry and watch products, retail technology and services from around the world; schedule appointments to meet via live video with vendors; receive custom product and vendor recommendations; and enjoy JCK’s education, trend reporting and other networking events in a virtual setting.
Registration will open shortly, say show organizers. Sessions on Monday, August 10 are reserved for Luxury, by invitation only. Tuesday, August 11 through Friday August 14 are open to both JCK and Luxury registered attendees.
“During these unprecedented times, JCK and Luxury’s main objective has been to support our community, to listen to our customers, and to facilitate the personal and business connections that our industry is built on in the safest way possible,” said Sarin Bachmann, group vice president of JCK and Luxury.
JCK also has announced the dates for its 2021 Las Vegas events, which will return to its usual date patterns at the Venetian Resort & Sands Expo. Luxury will open by invitation only on Wednesday, June 2 and Thursday, June 3, and JCK Las Vegas will run from Friday, June 4 through Monday, June 7. JCK Talks and The Exchange & Global Gemstone will open on Thursday, June 3.
Separately, JCK’s sister show, JIS October, will take place in person in Miami, FL, from October 13-16, co-located with Centurion South Beach at the Miami Beach Convention Center. Centurion South Beach also will run October 13-16.
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