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New IJL event manager to boost 365-day strategy

New IJL event manager to boost 365-day strategy

Sarah Kitley-Spencer has been appointed as International Jeweller London’s new event manager and in this new position she plans to drive the show’s 365-day strategy to make sure retailers and exhibitors maximise time spent at the show. In her previous position as IJL marketing manager, Kitley-Spencer, who has worked with the jewellery trade show for

Turkish designer scoops 2017 Gem Empathy Award

Gem-A has announced Turkish jewellery designer and International Jewellery London (IJL) Design Gallery exhibitor, Özlem Tuna, as the winner of the 2017 Gem Empathy Award. This year, IJL exhibitors from across the globe were tasked with creating a hand-drawn or CAD rendered design based around a fancy-cut gemstone sourced from award-winning gem-cutter, John Dyer. The

INTERVIEW: IJL show director on what visitors can expect from this year’s event

Ahead of this year’s International Jewellery London, Professional Jeweller caught up with event director Sam Willoughby to find out what’s in store for the 2017 edition, and why it can’t be missed… International Jewellery London has been thriving under the leadership of event director, Sam Willoughby, who works tirelessly to keep the show fresh, relevant,

Sam Willoughby to step down after this year’s IJL

International Jewellery London (IJL) will bid farewell to event director Sam Willoughby in October, after eight years at the helm and more than 13 years working for Reed Exhibitions. Willoughby and her team have developed many unique and market-leading features at IJL, including the VIP Diamond Club programme and an innovative 365-day strategy across content

IJL revamps awards system in event countdown

This year at International Jewellery London for the first time media editors will have their say in judging for four categories for the annual awards.  Earlier this year, IJL announced that its long-standing exhibitor awards, Editors’ Choice, had been given a makeover with a range of new categories designed to celebrate innovation, creativity and technical

IJL 2017 set to celebrate the new and inspirational

The 2017 edition of International Jewellery London (IJL) is set to inspire the industry this September three days, with new show features and a strong showcase of over 500 companies from 32 countries. The event has been designed to provide a ‘360 degree’ platform for successful business, sharing knowledge and debate, networking and discovering the

Registration now open for IJL 2017

Visitor registration for the 2017 edition of International Jewellery London (IJL) is now open. This year, everyone from the jewellery industry who registers for the Olympia-based trade event by June 30 will be entered into a prize draw with the chance to win a case of Thienot champagne. Visitors who register in advance will also

New JET module aims to help jewellery industry exhibit successfully at trade shows

The National Association of Jewellers (NAJ) has announced a new JET module on how to make the most of exhibiting at a trade show. Launching in conjunction with International Jewellery London and its Summer Masterclass, the NAJ has launched a new module which will be available to all exhibitors, electronically, in the monthers leading up

The Goldsmiths’ Centre joins IJL partnership line-up

The Goldsmiths’ Centre has been announced as one of the official partners of International Jewellery London’s 2017 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. The expert tutors at the Centre will

IJL launches complementary summer programme to support exhibitors

International Jewellery London (IJL) 2017 is launching a special complementary support programme for all exhibitors to ensure they maximise their experience and commercial success at this year’s show. A comprehensive programme of pre-show support includes online assistance, tailored blog content and webinars on exhibiting guidelines. The initiative comes together in a one day, free-to-attend, Summer

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