Category: #JCKTravels

The Extra Mile


5 Overlooked Items to Pack for JCK Tucson Ready to hit the desert? It’s almost time for JCK Tucson 2019! Surely you’ve been thinking about the outfits you’re going to wear, lining up your shoe collection to determine which ones are the most comfortable—and stylish—to make the cut. So rather than share the most obvious additions to your suitcase (business cards, hand sanitizer, etc.), we thought we’d offer up five things you might not have thought to pack before you jet to JCK. Hiking BootsNestled in your lineup of comfortable footwear may be a smart pair of boots you’ll be…

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4 Days in the Life: A JCK Tucson Itinerary


With notes and tips from jewelry designer and JCK exhibitor Dana Bronfman Hey, planners! This one is especially for you. If you like to have a timeline of events as you embark on your annual trek to Tucson, we’ve rounded up a schedule of things you can’t miss when attending JCK Tucson. For the third year in a row, we teamed with the fabulous jewelry designer and JCK Tucson exhibitor Dana Bronfman to get her take on the must sees and dos in Tucson, including some of her favorite memories of past events and tips for those doing it all…

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The Tucson To-Do List


Activities for when you’re not at the show As you read this, you’re likely returning from the holidays, whether you took a break and closed the store for a week, or even for just a couple of days. We hope your holiday season was fruitful, and that you’re coming into 2019 ready to tackle another year. Now that you’re (hopefully?) feeling a bit refreshed, it’s once again time to kick things into high gear! Replenishing stock, researching new trends and designers to get in store, and giving your staff the pep talk of the century (and perhaps a refresher training…

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4 Things to Do in Tucson (Besides Shop for Gems)


Woo-hoo, you’re Tucson Bound! It’s nearly time for JCK Tucson and the rest of the area’s gem shows—and with the holiday season officially over, you can concentrate on your plans. First up: Make a list of must-see exhibitors for JCK Tucson, and get up to speed on the scheduled events (do that here). Once you’ve finalized your show plans, why not round out your itinerary with some fun activities outside of the show? After all, this is something like a vacation for many attendees—or at least it should be! The beautiful Arizona setting is not one to waste, and the…

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Retailer Road Trip: Atlanta Edition


Just after a successful trip to Ft. Lauderdale for the JIS October show, Isabel Cajulis, JCK Retailer Account Manager, touched down in Atlanta, GA for a look into their local jewelry market. Much like her previous retail trips, she tried to cover all of the bases – visiting several parts including Vinings, Buckhead, Decatur and more! Unfortunately, with a packed schedule there wasn’t a ton of extra time to tour as much as her visit to San Francisco, but she did say she felt immersed in the culture. It’s no surprise to us that she ate a lot of BBQ…

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