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IGI to Bring Same-Day Grading Services and More to JCK in Las Vegas 2023

IGI GLOBAL (May 24, 2023) – The International Gemological Institute (IGI), the world’s largest independent gemological laboratory, is thrilled to announce its participation at the JCK Show in Las Vegas from June 2-5, 2023. IGI’s participation will include onsite grading and screening, informative educational sessions, daily demos, happy hours and giveaways.

IGI will have a prominent presence at the JCK show floor, occupying two key locations on level 2. The first area can be found at booth #8055 within the Bridal Pavilion, while the second location is at the Design Lounge booth #12037 within the Design Collective.

Avi Levy, President of IGI North America, shared his excitement about the upcoming event, “JCK is the platform for industry professionals to come together and explore the latest trends, innovations and business opportunities. We look forward to offering a range of engaging activities and valuable resources for attendees. Whether it’s our onsite grading services, informative sessions or networking opportunities – IGI aims to provide an exceptional experience that will help advance the knowledge and success of jewelry professionals.”

Below is a summary of the exciting activities and offerings hosted by IGI at JCK:

Onsite Grading and Screening: Visitors are invited to join IGI at booth #8055 for same-day laboratory services. IGI’s expert gemologists will provide natural diamond screening, color and clarity consultation and cut grade analysis. Attendees can advantage of this opportunity to receive immediate and accurate assessments for diamonds and gemstones.

Lab Grown Diamond Education: Stay updated with the latest trends and developments in lab-grown diamonds. Join IGI for JCK Talks presentations on Thursday, June 1 at 5:00 pm in room 101 for “Lab Grown Diamonds 101 & Beyond,” presented by John Pollard, IGI’s Senior Director of Education and on Saturday, June 3 at 10:00 am for “Lab Grown Diamond Update,” a panel discussion on the JCK Talks Showcase Stage featuring Avi Levy, President of IGI North America and moderated by JCK Magazine’s, Rob Bates to gain valuable insights of this rapidly growing segment of the industry.

Daily Demos: IGI will be conducting daily demonstrations at booth #8055 to showcase IGI’s services. Join daily at 1:00 pm to explore our eLearning courses and comprehensive staff training programs and at 2:00 pm to learn about new developments in diamond grading by IGI.

Daily Happy Hours: Experience the lively atmosphere of IGI’s happy hours in the Design Lounge, starting at 4:00 pm on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. Network with industry leaders and gain valuable insights into today’s hottest topics and connect and exchange ideas with other professionals.

Giveaways: Visit booth #8055 and spin the IGI giveaway wheel for a chance to win exciting prizes, including an IGI toolkit, loupe, report, appraisal, eLearning access or a gift card. Don’t miss out on this opportunity to take home valuable resources and rewards.

Discover IGI: IGI invites attendees to stop by booth #8055 at any time to meet the knowledgeable team and explore our wide range of services, educational offerings, and opportunities for co-branding. Learn how IGI can help elevate businesses to new heights.

IGI’s Commitment to Industry Causes: IGI is proud to be the photo booth sponsor for the Diamonds Do Good Gala (DDG) in collaboration with Zillion. Additionally, IGI is a sponsor at the Jewelers for Children (JFC) Facets for Hope gala. “We remain dedicated to supporting these important initiatives and giving back to the community,” states Levy.

Don’t miss out on the exciting events and opportunities offered by IGI at JCK 2023! To schedule a meeting, visit the website or email newyork@igi.org.

Learn more about IGI and other offerings.

About IGI
The International Gemological Institute (IGI) has 29 laboratories and 18 education facilities in major diamond and jewelry centers around the world. For over 45 years, IGI has provided the fine jewelry community and consumers with a broad range of services including natural and laboratory grown diamond reports, colored stone grading and origin reports, as well as jewelry identification and appraisal reports. With the increase of lab grown diamonds in the marketplace, IGI screens millions of natural and lab grown diamonds in order for the industry and consumers to receive the product they expect. Regardless of location or marketplace, an authentic IGI Laboratory Report is the common language of trust and confidence in the gemological world.
Media Contacts:
IGI North America – Director of Marketing
Susan Baughman
susan.baughman@igi.org +1 440-263-2257

Public Relations
Jen Cullen Williams
jen@jencullenwilliams.com
+1 562-382-3802

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