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Jewellery & Watch owners to sell exhibition business

Jewellery & Watch owners to sell exhibition business

The owner of Jewellery & Watch, Ascential Events, has entered into a conditional agreement to sell its exhibitions business to ITE Group for £300m. At the start of the year Ascential announced it was undertaking a strategic review of its exhibitions business to assess all options. The board has now concluded that a sale is

Jewellery & Watch gears up for 2018 edition

Jewellery & Watch is gearing up to open the doors to the 2018 edition of the trade show. The Birmingham-based trade show will kickstart its five-day event at 9am today (February 4), with industry trade professionals expected to attend from all over the country. This year’s show promises to showcase a host of new and unique brands, including

SHOW GUIDE: Times and dates for ‘Meet the Expert’ events at J&W

In partnership with Jewellery and Watch, the National Association of Jewellers will be hosting five ‘Meet the Expert’ events on the NAJ stand throughout the show. The sessions have been devised in a direct response to what’s happening in the business environment and what could affect jewellery industry businesses in 2018. Here, the NAJ reveals

NAJ director of education steps down

After a hugely successful tenure as director of education for the National Association of Jewellers, Kate Madelin will be leaving in March. Madelin, who handed in her resignation last year but agreed to stay on to help the new chief executive officer recruit a replacement, has delivered innovative training for the whole jewellery sector during

NAJ set to launch new JET Diploma at Jewellery & Watch

UK-based jewellery association the NAJ has designed a new training accreditation to help budding jewellers get their start in the industry. The NAJ, which launched a new JET certificate, featuring modules designed for students working within manufacturing, design or back office as well as retail, is introducing its JET Diploma at Jewellery & Watch in

Jewellery & Watch snaps up ‘never seen before’ brands for 2018 edition

Birmingham-base trade show Jewellery & Watch has ramped up its line-up for its 2018 edition, with “never-before seen” brands set to showcase this weekend. The event is set to boast around 70 brands from across the globe, including Hong Kong, Italy, India, Turkey and New Zealand joining the line-up of 39 new UK labels. Jewellery

Cadfolio launches custom-shaped wedding ring service

Digital design platform Cadfolio will debut a new service at Jewellery & Watch which allows consumers to mould their engagement rings in store. Promising to change the way the industry thinks about custom design, Cadfolio has been working closely with its existing clients over the past year to perfect the service and reduce the friction

Jewellery & Watch swaps catwalk for interactive showcase

Birmingham-based trade show Jewellery & Watch has swapped the traditional catwalk for a new digital showcase initiative. Dubbed the ‘Atelier Showcase’, the new area at Jewellery & Watch will feature big screen videos to show visitors what’s new, what’s hot right now, what trends are set to dominate AW18/SS19, and most importantly, how this can