ePRISM: February 26, 2020

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Start Booking Your Hotel Rooms for the AGTA GemFair™ Las Vegas!
There's limited availability, so make sure you book your hotel rooms early for 2020 AGTA GemFair™ Las Vegas at the Las Vegas Convention Center to receive a discounted rate! MORE


AGTA Establishes Educational Fund Honoring Richard (Dick) Greenwood
AGTA was honored to present the establishment of an AGTA jewelry industry Educational Fund, in Richard (Dick) Greenwood's name, at the AGTA GemFair™ Tucson annual membership meeting. The fund, named in Dick's honor, will serve as a legacy of the tremendous contributions that Dick made to our industry and our Association. MORE

Upbeat Attitude Defines 38th Annual AGTA GemFair in Tucson
Instore Mag
Doug Hucker, CEO of the American Gem Trade Association, says that while attendance at the AGTA Tucson GemFair this month did not exceed last year's totals, the difference for 2020 was that attendees immersed themselves in the show day after day, accounting for a 7 percent increase in show floor traffic in the main gem hall. MORE

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Check Out the 2019 AGTA Spectrum Awards™ Winning Collection on the Cover of Jewellery Business Magazine!
Thank you Jewellery Business for featuring Carrie Ann Inaba wearing the 2019 AGTA Spectrum Awards™ Winning Collection on this month's cover!! MORE

From Sunrise Hues to Classic Blue, Here Are 18 New Colored Gemstone Designs
Instore Mag
See AGTA Members, David Gross Group, Denny Wong Designs, Gadbois Jewelry, LLC, Jane Taylor, Jye's International, Inc., Julie Lamb, NY, JewelryLamb LLC, Lisa Nik, Inc., Omi Prive, Parle Jewelry Designs/Idaho Opal & Gem Corp., and Philip Zahm Designs, featured in this article! MORE

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WJA Announces March is Me Month Marketing Partners
AGTA (WJA Press Release)
The Women's Jewelry Association's new consumer marketing campaign, March is Me Month, has announced that an array of retailers, suppliers, and trade associations will share its message in March. MORE

Oscar Heyman's Marvin Heyman Dies at 89
National Jeweler
Our hearts go out to AGTA Member, Oscar Heyman & Brothers, for their loss of Marvin Heyman, who was known to be selfless, modest, and loving. MORE

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New Mineral Named in Honor of GIA Governor Dr. Barbara Dutrow
AGTA (GIA Press Release)
Dutrowite, a newly discovered mineral species of the tourmaline group, is the namesake of GIA (Gemological Institute of America) Governor Barbara L. Dutrow, Ph.D. MORE

Gemstone Boom Follows Government Suspension 15% Export Duty
Mining Review Africa
Zambia is fortunate to be blessed by nature in several ways and has rich mineral and gemstone reserves, which, if harnessed and developed properly, can go a long way in enhancing the economic wealth of the country. MORE

12 Benefits of Email Marketing Your Marketing Team Must Know
HubSpot Blog
As a marketer, you might've heard coworkers talking around the watercooler about how email marketing is dead. It's been a common concern for many marketing departments. MORE





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