Tag Archives: NAJ

Benevolent Society Ball promises to bring Christmas cheer

The British Allied Trades Federation Benevolent Society has announced that the 83rd annual ball is going to be another Christmas extravaganza. Taking place on December 13 2018 at the St Johns Hotel in Solihull, attendees to this year’s ball can expect plenty of festive cheer. Over 400 trade guests are expected to attend this black tie

ROUNDTABLE DEBATE: How can the industry embrace and empower the next generation?

Young professionals from different sectors of the jewellery industry discuss how the trade can engage the next generation and make sure its putting things in place to build a bright future.

Networking group for millennial trade professionals unveils expansion plans

A networking platform for millennials in the jewellery industry has unveiled details on upcoming events and expansion plans for the year. The ‘Group Engaging Millennials Socially’ (GEMS), which is backed by the National Association of Jewellers, was founded by diamond dealer Danielle Chib, who recognised the growth of millennials entering the industry and set out

Jewellery industry technology showcase highlights latest innovations in security

The NAJ has partnered with leading security and technology providers across the industry to host a technology and security showcase in Birmingham. Following the success of its exhibit in London earlier this year, the NAJ will now give jewellery professionals a chance to see the exhibit in Birmingham tomorrow (Weds 19) at the Federation House.

NAJ confirms UK’s position on diamond terminology amid media storm

The National Association of Jewellers has spoken out about its position on diamond terminology, follow recent publicity on the Federal Trade Commission’s adjustments in the US. Last month the FTC removed the word “natural” from its definition of diamond. In practice, this change enables lab-grown firms to claim their stones at 100% diamond, but they must

Jewellery entrepreneur champions technology growth with industry podcast

An entrepreneur from the UK’s jewellery scene has set out on a new venture in a bid to guide jewellers looking to capitalise on technology. Today, the founder of Cadfolio Ryan Edkins, is launching an industry podcast in a bid to help jewellers embrace technology to grow their businesses. Jewellery industry entrepreneur Edkins launched Cadfolio,

NAJ hails technology showcase a great success

The National Association of Jewellers welcomed over 100 visitors to a technology and security showcase at the Goldsmiths Centre last week. Working with industry-leading providers, the NAJ shined a light on the latest machinery and innovations which can protect professionals and their staff, streamline the manufacturing processes and add value to any jewellery business. NAJ