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Last Call! Centurion Emerging Designer Competition Entry Deadline Is September 17! September 12, 2018 (0 comments)


Merrick, NY—Only five days remain to enter the Centurion Annual Emerging Designers Competition! Three lucky designers will be chosen to win a free booth space at the 2019 Centurion Scottsdale Show. The event, sponsored by Stuller, is accepting entries until 11:59 p.m. Monday, September 17, 2018. 

The annual competition, now in its 11th anniversaary year, is open to all designers, regardless of experience, formal training or background in jewelry design, as long as they meet the following criteria: 1) they have never before exhibited in a U.S. fine jewelry trade show; 2) they have the ability to exhibit at a trade fair; and 3) they have the ability to supply high-end retailers should they want to purchase the line. Designers who have not won the competition previously are eligible to enter again.

A special panel of judges and Centurion's Retail Board of Advisors will choose the three lucky designers to receive complimentary exhibit space at the Show, to be held in Scottsdale, Arizona, from January 27-29, 2019. (Dates do not include arrival and departure). Winners will have the opportunity to exhibit their line throughout the Show, participate in all Show events and activities, and continue to the Tucson gem shows afterward if they wish.

Remember, the entry deadline is September 17, 2018!!

For full rules and to participate, click on the PDF link below. The form must be completed and emailed along with three high-resolution images and descriptions (the images may be sent in several emails if more than 15 mb each).  

Emails should go directly to If you have questions about the competition, you may call competition manager Hedda Schupak, (610) 393-1955, or the Centurion office, (516) 377-5909.

RULES AND ENTRY FORM LINK are below. Click on this link or copy and paste the URL below into your browser address window to access the entry form.

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