JCK Events Announces Multiple Promotions
Yancy Weinrich, formerly Industry Vice President, is now Group Vice President of JCK Brand. Yancy joined the JCK Events team in 2004 and has been in the jewelry industry for 17 years. She has successfully led the JCK and LUXURY brands to industry leadership. In her new role, Yancy will be responsible for the overall strategic direction and management of the entire JCK Events portfolio, including JCK Las Vegas, LUXURY by JCK, SwissWatch by JCK, and the LUXURY Prive events.
John Tierney moves up from Event Director to Industry Vice President, responsible for the LUXURY by JCK and Swiss Watch by JCK event brands. He will continue to lead the sales and marketing efforts for these high‐end event brands, and strive to build and strengthen the brand relationships that have been instrumental to the success of these events.
Elizabeth Irving is being promoted to Group Marketing Director for the JCK brand. As Group Marketing Director on JCK events, Liz has responsibility for creating and managing an integrated brand strategy and implementing innovative marketing initiatives across all JCK properties including the events, JCK magazine and JCK Online.
This integrated marketing approach has lead to a number of successful programs that have resulted in record attendance and enhanced engagement within the jewelry industry community.
Desiree Hanson is now assuming the role of Event Director for the LUXURY Prive events. This new role leverages Desiree’s background of creating unique special events, delivering strong matchmaking programs, and builds on her strong jewelry industry relationships. She will also continue to oversee the special events, conference and hosted‐buyer program for JCK Las Vegas and the LUXURY by JCK events.
“The true strength of any organization is its people, and I’m thrilled to be able to recognize the efforts of this team and reward their hard work and dedication to the JCK Portfolio of brands” said Nancy Walsh, Executive Vice President at Reed Exhibitions North America. “Each of these individuals has been instrumental in the JCK brand growth and success, and we are confident that they will continue to be effective and deliver JCK to even greater success”.
About JCK Events:
JCK is a trusted partner connecting jewelry retailers and manufacturers/suppliers with trends, news, products, education and partners to build business. Whether attending face‐to‐face events, building inventory with online and onsite sourcing or obtaining authoritative news and insights from JCK, the leading industry magazine in print & online, JCK offers a suite of tools, events and information to deliver sound solutions, innovative opportunities
and essential information. The JCK Events portfolio includes JCK Las Vegas, LUXURY by JCK, LUXURY Prive New York and Panama, and Swiss Watch by JCK.