NEW DESIGNER SUPPORT PARTNERSHIP WITH THE GOLDSMITH’S CENTRE AND IJL 2017 ANNOUNCED

28 Apr 2017

International Jewellery London are delighted to announce that The Goldsmiths’ Centre, the leading charity for the professional training of goldsmiths, have become one of the official partners for this year’s show.

The sponsorship agreement will focus on providing invaluable support for exhibiting designers. This includes using The Goldsmiths’ Centre as the venue for the IJL Exhibitor Summer Masterclasses on June 15, when inspiring industry leaders will provide mentorship and guidance on getting the most out of IJL’s unique networking, PR and marketing opportunities.

The expert tutors at the Centre will also participate in IJL’s Show Seminar programme, as well as sharing valuable mentoring advice in pre-show IJL online content.

Sam Willoughby, Show Director, comments: “We are very fortunate and grateful to have the support of The Goldsmiths’ Centre to help IJL encourage, support and promote our young emerging designers and talented exhibitors at this year’s show. We look forward to working – and celebrating this talent - with them throughout 2017.”

Peter Taylor, Director of the Goldsmiths’ Centre, adds: “IJL shares our passion to support and help transform emerging designers into global brands. The Goldsmiths’ Centre is thrilled to be IJL’s official partner hosting their educational initiatives KickStart and Bright Young Gems.”

In addition, The Goldsmiths’ Centre will be the venue for an exclusive VIP preview of this year’s winners of Editors’ Choice, KickStarters and the Bright Young Gems on June 14.

 ENDS

Notes to Editors: IJL 2017 will run from 3 to 5 September at Olympia GRAND, London. International Jewellery London delivers year round inspiration, innovation, education and new business opportunities

About International Jewellery London: International Jewellery London is the UK’S leading trade event for the international jewellery industry. The event showcases the latest product ranges from over 550 high end, finished jewellery manufacturers, designers, loose gemstones, and retail services suppliers. IJL attracts an unparalleled range of jewellery focussed and pre-qualified buyers from 64 countries in an exclusive trading environment to do business, share knowledge and network in the heart of London, the UK’s style capital. Inspiring the industry for over 60 years, IJL showcases future industry trends, provides 100% free education and attracts an unrivalled selection of consumer and trade press.

IJL is sponsored by the NAJ and supported by the GIA, Gem-A, The Houlden Group, The Company of Master Jewellers, The Responsible Jewellery Council, Euromonitor and CIBJO. For further information please visit www.jewellerylondon.com

About Reed Exhibitions

 Reed Exhibitions is the world’s leading events organiser, with over 500 events in 30 countries. In 2015 Reed brought together over seven million event participants from around the world generating billions of dollars in business. Today Reed events are held throughout the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, Asia Pacific and Africa and organised by 40 fully staffed offices. Reed Exhibitions serves 43 industry sectors with trade and consumer events. It is part of the RELX Group plc, a world-leading provider of information solutions for professional customers across industries. Jewellery and Fashion Accessories events are: Jewelers International Showcase (JIS) in January and April; Girls Jeweller Tokyo (IJT); Bijorhca Paris; JCK Tuscon; Tokyo Fashion Jewellery Expo (April); Garderobe; International Jewellery & Watch Show (JWS); International Jewellery Kobe (IJK); Luxury and JCK Las Vegas.

For further information please visit: www.reedexpo.com

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