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Top 10 Jewelry Trade Shows in North America for 2019

While you’re busy ringing the cash register for this holiday season, we’ve put together a list of the top jewelry trade shows that you’ll want to have on your radar for 2019. January is a busy month gearing up for Valentine’s Day with shows in Miami, New Orleans, Scottsdale and Tucson. Then in March, New York takes center stage with JA New York Spring, while Toronto hosts The Gem Expo the following week.  After that, it’s off to Nevada for Las Vegas Jewelry Week with JCK Las Vegas 2019 — the largest jewelry trade show in the Western hemisphere — and JIS Exchange.  We close out the season back in New York with JA New York Summer and finally we wrap up with JIS Miami in October in preparation for another strong holiday season.


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Here is your list of the top 10 jewelry trade shows in North America for 2019 (in date order).

1. Jewelers International Showcase

Location: Miami, Florida
Venue: Miami Beach Convention Center
Dates: January 19 – 21, 2019

Besides being in Miami in Winter (well done JIS), the January show is the 2nd largest JIS show of the year and one of the largest jewelry trade shows in the Western Hemisphere between the holiday season and Valentine’s Day. The January Show is timed specifically for buyers to restock inventory after the holidays. Everything from key items to the hottest fashion trends that are flying off the shelves and out of the showcases can all be found out at the JIS January Show. Click here for more information.

2. New Orleans Gift & Jewelry Show

Location: New Orleans, Louisiana
Venue: New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center
Dates: January 24 – 27, 2019

The New Orleans Gift and Jewelry Show is a cash and carry show as well as order writing. This southern market was established in 1952 and has grown to be recognized as one of the largest shows of its kind. This show attracts 13,000 buyers and has 400 booths.  Click here for more information.

3. The CENTURION Jewelry Show

Location: Scottsdale, Arizona
Venue: The Phoenician
Dates: January 26 – 30, 2019

The CENTURION show includes more than 150 top exhibitors from the best diamond and diamond jewelry manufacturers to pearls, fashion forward colored stone jewelry and everything in between. Click here for more information.

4. JOGS Tucson Gem and Jewelry Show

Location: Tucson, Arizona
Venue: Tucson Expo Center
Dates: January 31 – February 11, 2019

Tucson Gem and Jewelry Show has been a top destination for gem and jewelry industry professionals for the last 56 years, and it is one of the main show destinations for industry related business buyers from all over the world. During the show, the city of Tucson turns into an enormous marketplace dedicated to gems, jewelry, and minerals.  Click here for more information.

5. JA New York Spring

Location: New York, New York
Venue: Javits Center
Dates: March 10 – 12, 2019

Only one leading jewelry trade show calls New York City home, and that’s JA New York. For over 100 years, JA New York has brought the jewelry industry together on the east coast for three focused days of buying, trend spotting, treasure-hunting and business-building interaction. Smartly styled and cleanly edited, this show features a curated, eclectic mix of the season’s best jewelry buying opportunities— from diamonds to deco, gold to every gemstone available in market, you’ll find the most comprehensive collections in the market.  Click here for more information.

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6. The Gem Expo

Location: Toronto, Ontario
Venue: Hyatt Regency, Toronto
Dates: March 16 – 17, 2019

Toronto’s Gem, Mineral, Bead & Jewellery Show is Toronto’s hottest Gem Show for top “LOCAL” jewellery designers and artisans as well as the perfect place to find precious and semi precious stones, including Rubies, Sapphires, Emeralds, Aquamarine, Moonstone, Tourmaline, Baltic Amber, Pearls and many others. Click here for more information.

7. JCK Las Vegas 2019

Location: Las Vegas, Nevada
Venue: Sands Expo & The Venetian
Dates: May 31 – June 3, 2019

JCK Las Vegas is the jewelry industry’s leading annual trade event uniting over 30,000 of the world’s most influential industry professionals, including more than 11,300 domestic retailers and 3,500 international retailers. With all-encompassing expansive collections of finished jewelry, gems, timepieces, services and more, this is the flagship event of Las Vegas jewelry market week and a premier destination for those looking to discover what’s new and next in the fine jewelry market. Click here for more information.

8. JIS Exchange

Location: Las Vegas, Nevada
Venue: Sands Expo & Convention Center
Dates: May 30 – June 3, 2019

JIS goes back to Las Vegas during iconic Las Vegas Jewelry Week. JIS Exchange is a jewelry trade event that brings together the best of at-show delivery from JIS Miami and JCK Las Vegas – two of the largest trade shows in the Western hemisphere – in one convenient location during the popular Las Vegas Jewelry Week. JIS Exchange offers a unique experience providing immediate delivery of finished jewelry at all price points. Click here for more information.

9. JA New York Summer

Location: New York, New York
Venue: Javits Center
Dates: August 11 – 14, 2019

Beginning in 2019, the JA New York Summer show will be co-located with the NY NOW Show. NY NOW is the leading market for gifts, personal accessories and home décor, and it is traditionally visited by thousands of specialty retailers on the hunt for new and on-trend products. Click here for more information.

10. JIS Miami

Location: Miami Beach, FL
Venue: Miami Beach Convention Center
Dates: October 4 – 7, 2019

 The JIS October Show – the 2nd largest Jewelry Tradeshow in the Americas – brings together a variety of manufacturers, wholesalers, and brands during one of the most important buying/restocking seasons of the year. Exhibitors from popular domestic and international jewelry-producing regions – including Italy, Hong Kong, and Brazil – come ready to display their latest sample line(s), present large inventories of finished merchandise, offer some of their best pricing specials of the year, and dedicate time to furthering relationships with new and repeat customers. Click here for more information.

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