Buyer Registration

All buyers will need to register & re-qualify for each show going forward. 


Qualifications for Admission: AGTA GemFair Tucson is open to all qualified industry professionals.

Required Documentation

Required Documentation for each company (one of the following): 

    • Copy of your business license or tax-exempt certificate clearly demonstrating industry affiliation (must be dated within the last 2 years). If your license does not clearly demonstrate your industry affiliation or is dated over 2 years ago, you must ALSO provide copies of itemized invoices from three different suppliers of jewelry, precious metal or colored gemstones for purchases made within the past year. Each invoice must show multiple items.

–All documents must be in English or have accompanying English translation.
–All documents must have matching company name and address and they must also match the company name and address you used for your Registration.


    • JBT Number.


    • A letter from an AGTA exhibiting member indicating you are his/her wholesale client.
    • If you work for a major department store or major jewelry brand, you must provide the following (Only jewelry buying departments or higher corporate professionals):

–Professionally printed business card with the company name, position and your name.
–Recent W2 form, cancelled payroll check or pay stub.


Proof of Employment is required for each person attending as a buyer for your company. One of the following is acceptable as proof of employment:

    • Professionally printed business card (Must have buyer’s first & last name and the company name must match the qualified, attending company)


    • Recent W-2.


    • Recent pay stub.

–First and last names must be submitted in full. Forms with initials will not be processed. 

STUDENT POLICY: We welcome AGTA Student Members to AGTA GemFair Tucson. Students are NOT permitted to bring guests.

    • AGTA Student Membership is $50 per year and you must provide proof of current enrollment in a qualified gemological or jewelry design program.
    • If you are not currently an AGTA Student Member, you may join by visiting the application page or you may join at the show with the proper credentials. 
    • International students with the proper credentials may attend as a guest for a charge of $50.

CHILDREN POLICY: Children may attend AGTA GemFair Tucson under close supervision of their parents.  If they are disruptive, they will be asked to leave the show.  If they are 13 or older, they will be issued a Guest badge at a cost of $50 and will be considered part of the two guest pass limit for your company.