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Jewelers of Louisiana invites all retail jewelers and traveling sales associates to attend the 74th Annual Jewelers of Louisiana Convention on July 19 - 21, 2019 at The Renaissance New Orleans Arts Hotel. We welcome everyone to join us for abundant opportunities in networking and knowledge from fellow jewelers in an enjoyable and educational environment. A one ounce gold bar donated by United Precious Metals will be raffled at the close of the convention!
Early Bird Registration happening now!
Registration fee for JLA Members: $125/person
Registration fee for non-members: $175/person
Letter from our President
2019 Convention Registration Form
Email completed form to Caroline at email@example.com or Fax to 985-653-8666.
Mail payment to:
Jewelers of Louisiana
Attn: Caroline Bleakley
136 Thoroughbred Avenue
LaPlace, LA 70068
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For hotel reservations, call 877-622-3056 and mention JEWELERS OF LOUISIANA or reserve your room online here.
Discounted Room Rates: $119/night
Overnight Valet Parking: $30
Daily Parking: $10
You may submit yourself or others in the industry for nomination. The Jewelers of Louisiana Board will confidentially vote on nominations. Nominations should be emailed to Caroline by Monday, July 1, 2019. Winners will be notified prior to convention. The winners are required to attend the awards ceremony Saturday, July 20, 2019 at Galatoire’s.
2019 Lifetime Achievement Award
The Lifetime Achievement Award is given to an individual who has been involved in the jewelry industry for over 20 years. The individual should possess qualities of professionalism, community involvement, exemplary customer service and excellence in the jewelry industry. This individual must have positively affected the Louisiana jewelry industry and represent the trade at the highest level, as a true standout among peers. This is the highest award granted by Jewelers of Louisiana.
Lifetime Achievement Award Nomination Form
2019 Jewelers of Louisiana Award
The Jewelers of Louisiana Award is given to a member of Jewelers of LA who dedicates themselves to furthering the values and objectives of the organization. He or she should possess qualities of excellence in their store, demonstrate a passion for jewelry, show leadership, perseverance, and determination.
Jewelers of Louisiana Award Nomination Form
We encourage jewelers to participate in Jewelers of Louisiana’s Annual Design Competition. Overall winner receives the Grand Prize donated by Stuller, a Phosview Diamond Screener, and will advance to the National JA Case Awards in New York.
Bring completed form and design contest piece on Sunday, July 21 from 8:00 am to 8:50 am. Deadline for entering is Sunday, at 8:50 am.
Design Competition Entry Form
Jewelers of America (JA) is offering its renowned Sales & Management Professional Certification exams onsite at the Jewelers of Louisiana Annual Convention on Saturday, July 20, from 12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. Don’t miss the opportunity to demonstrate your jewelry sales or management proficiency through this nationally recognized certification program. Sales Professional Certification and Management Professional Certification are offered in two levels. Successfully completing the first level of certification earns an individual the title of JA Certified Sales Professional or JA Certified Management Professional. Successful completion of both the first and second level tests earns the title JA Certified Senior Sales Professional or JA Certified Senior Management Professional.
Learn more information about JA certification here.
Register early and save $10.00! Pre-registered JA members can take each exam for only $45 ($55 on-site) and pre-registered non-members can take each exam for $65 (regularly $75)! On-site registration spots are limited.
Professional Certification Application Form
Professional Certification Information Sheet
If you have not paid your 2019 membership dues, please email Caroline Bleakley. All dues must be paid prior to the convention to be included in the convention program.
Click here to become a member of Jewelers of Louisiana.
If you have any questions, call or email Caroline Bleakley, Jewelers of LA Executive Director at 504-559-2331 or 985-653-9020.
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