|2012 Sponsors At A Glance
2012 JVC Sponsors to Date
JVC thanks its sponsors for their generous support.
Please take a moment to learn more about the companies and trade associations that proudly sponsor JVC.
Leaders of the Industry
GE Capital USA
Established in 1931, the Gemological Institute of America is the world’s foremost authority on
diamonds, colored stones, and pearls. GIA exists to protect all purchasers of gemstones,
by providing the education, laboratory services, research, and instruments needed to
accurately and objectively determine gemstone quality.
JCK Show & JCK Publishing Group
Akron, Ohio-based Sterling Jewelers Inc. operates more than 1,345 stores in all 50 states trading as
“Kay Jewelers,” “Jared the Galleria of Jewelry” and a variety of regional names, employing more than 17,000 associates.
Kay Jewelers is the number one-specialty jewelry brand in the U.S. As a subsidiary of the Bermuda-domiciled
Signet Jewelers Limited, Sterling Jewelers Inc. is part of the largest specialty retail jeweler in the world.
BHP Billiton Diamonds (Belgium) N.V.
Diamond Council of America
Established in 1975, IGI is the world's largest independent laboratory for testing and evaluating
gemstones and fine jewelry. IGI offers independent diamond grading reports, colored stone reports,
identification and appraisal reports, diamond authentication and attestation of origin,
laser inscription services, and diamond and educational courses through its School of Gemology.
IGI is a worldwide organization and receives ISO accreditation in addition to being a member
of the Responsible Jewelers Council. For more information please visit, www.igionline.com.
Palladium Alliance International
Platinum Guild International USA
Platinum Guild International is dedicated to promoting platinum and its pure,
rare and eternal qualities to the consumer and the jewelry trade.
PGI has offices in each of the world's major jewelry markets, providing information,
assistance and education on all aspects of platinum jewelry.
For more information please visit www.platinumguild.com.
Rio Tinto Diamonds
Rolex Watch U.S.A.
Tiffany & Co.
Almod Diamonds, Ltd.
Centurion Show & H2 Events
Continental Buying Group
Feldman Law Group
Gemological Science International
Jewelers Mutual Insurance Co.
Michael C. Fina
SmartWork Media publishes Instore and INDESIGN magazines, and produces The SMART Jewelry Shows,
held each April, in Chicago, IL and September, in Dallas, TX. The company is devoted to
educating jewelry retailers in the finer points of running their businesses and connecting top retailers
with the manufacturers, wholesalers and other suppliers that populate their stores with merchandise.
World Gold Council – Americas
American Gem Society
American Gem Trade Association
Fischer Diamonds, Inc.
Frederick Goldman, Inc.
Gold in Art Jewelers
Gem Shopping Network
GemEx Systems, Inc.
Jeffrey Bilgore, LLC
Kaiser Time, Inc.
Le Vian Corp.
Lee Michaels Jewelers, Inc.
Lux Bond & Green
MDR Agency, Inc.
Mercury Ring Corporation, Division of Interjewel USA
Mikimoto (America) Co. Ltd.
MJM Global Insurance Brokerage Group, Inc.
Movado Group, Inc.
Suna Brothers, Inc.
The Henri Stern Watch Agency
The Jewelers Board of Trade
Ward-Potts Jewelers, Inc.
Sponsors At A Glance