#JWLV VIVA #LUXURY! Highlights Dates and Everything Important!
from Press Release
Las Vegas Jewelry Week set to Kick off with LUXURY
LUXURY 2015, JCK's high-end offering, is set to kick off Las Vegas jewelry week with the utmost opulence. The theme 'Viva LUXURY!' will play out throughout the show and attendees can expect a distinguished jewelry buying destination combining the beauty and passion of the jewelry industry with the most accomplished talent and design collections. Beginning the week by invitation only LUXURY will open its doors to over 940 of the industry's top retail stores on Tuesday, May 26 through Thursday, May 28Tthen continue through the week opening to all JCK buyers throughMMonday, June 1at Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino in Las Vegas, NV.
In addition to prestigious exhibiting brands, LUXURY will feature a plethora of networking events and amenities to take advantage of throughout the week. "We are really looking forward to putting on a great show this year," said LUXURY's Event Director, Sarin Bachmann. "The product selection is impeccable and we are equally excited for the program we've put together. The breakfast keynotes and Retailer of the Year awards will deliver insights on Redesigning Retail and selling to the Millennials, topics that are of the utmost value in today's business climate. Wednesday evenings' Gala is sure to be a fabulous time with entertainment from Mo5aic and Vegas headliner Matt Goss! The overall atmosphere of LUXURY will be refreshed, stylish, and luxurious."
Attendees can expect the following key highlights from the LUXURY show schedule: LUXURY Breakfasts — Keynote Addresses Tuesday, May 26, South Seas Ballroom, 8:30 am Diane Warga-Arias, the Jewelry Activist and President of DWA Communications "Redesigning Retail" and Retailer of the Year Preview Wednesday, May 27, South Seas Ballroom, 8:30 am Terry Hawkins, Award-winning Speaker and Retail Educator "Why WAIT to be GREAT? It's either NOW or TOO LATE!" Thursday, May 28, South Seas Ballroom, 8:30 am Ben Smithee, Chief Strategy Officer and Master Curator at RELEVANTS "The Millennial Movement, How Millennials are Reshaping Retail"
Opening Gala — Viva LUXURY*
Wednesday, May 27, Fountain Terrace at Four Seasons, 6:30 pm – 10: 00 pm
A taste of old Vegas and a night to remember filled with various interactive acts that will leave the industry buzzing for days to come. Including 5-man Accappella supernova MO5AIC, acts performing take-your-breath-away stunts on a stage built over the pool, culminating with featured headliner Matt Goss. Goss is an English singer-songwriter and award-winning resident headliner at Caesar's Palace. Late Night Lounge — NEW Location: 1923 Bourbon and Burlesque Lounge*
Tuesday, May 26 and Wednesday, May 27, 10:00 pm – 12:00 am
The recently opened 1923 Bourbon and Burlesque lounge at Mandalay Bay will transport attendees to the prohibition-era in this glamourous, speak easy style venue. Custom cocktails and barrel-aged bourbon are just a few of the surprises this fabulous new late night lounge location has to offer. Attendees will be asked a special guest password for the secret library entrance...can you keep a secret? Second Annual Retailer of the Year Awards The LUXURY community will honor the best in jewelry retailing, identifying the most influential retailer whose focus is on the future of jewelry retailing and acknowledging their efforts over the past year. The five finalists will be unveiled at Tuesday's morning keynote with the winner being announced on Thursday morning after the LUXURY community votes throughout the event for their choice of who best exemplifies this year's theme "Redesigning Retail". Bloggers take LUXURY For the first time LUXURY is pleased to host five industry bloggers who will provide live, interactive coverage from the salon floor and take part in LUXURY's events. These popular bloggers include: Danielle Miele of Gem Gossip, Katerina Perez of Katerina Perez Ltd, Natalie Bos of Jewels Du Jour, Monica Stephenson of idazzle and Rachel Garrahan from the Jewellery Editor. LUXURY Brands Expand to Private Ballrooms The LUXURY salon floor will once again be accompanied by neighboring private ballrooms including Scott Kay and Tacori, as well as, new ballroom resident Forevermark. Elite Enclave Features NEW Nautical Theme Sail into serenity at this year's Elite Enclave Yacht Club. Enjoy a luxurious nautically-inspired oasis for a quiet meeting, mid-morning coffee break or afternoon cocktail. Featuring designers such as Andreoli, Borgioni, Cassis, Hulchi Belluni and Madstone to name a few. Anchors away... *Evening events are open to LUXURY all-access badge holders only. LUXURY is a by invitation only event Tuesday, May 26 through Thursday, May 28 then open to all qualified JCK badge holders Friday, May 29 through Monday, June 1. To view qualifications and pre-register visit jckonline.com/lasvegas.
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