JA New York Summer ShowShow Overview
The Perfect Setting For The Business Of Jewelry
Only one leading jewelry trade event calls New York City home: JA New York. Smartly styled, cleanly edited, freshly re-imagined, this polished show is an electric mix of the season’s best buying opportunities—an easy-to-work marketplace that brings the entire industry together for three focused days of buying, trend spotting, treasure hunting and business-building interaction in the jewelry capital of the world.
For over 105 years , JA New York has been bringing the industry together —and that includes more than 725 of the world’s finest jewelry brands, designers & suppliers representing the full spectrum of market categories and product choices. Vendors range from high-end designers to major manufacturers to rising stars, and encompass every taste, style and price point. No matter what kind of inventory you carry or clientele you serve, JA New York is your comprehensive, one-stop source for the customer-pleasing merchandise.
The JA New York Shows are for the Active Jewelry Trade only. This is a trade event and is not open to the public. No personal buyers will be allowed into the show. To gain entrance to the show the company must apply to attend and be qualified by show management by providing materials confirming their role in the jewelry industry. Each company must be able to prove they purchase fine jewelry or supplies. Each qualified company may enter individuals as buyers for their company. Show Management reserves the right to audit any, and all individuals registered to confirm their role in the jewelry industry and their affiliation with the qualified company.
All Attendees must be active Retailers, Wholesalers, Designers or otherwise affiliated with the jewelry industry. Show Management reserves the right to request additional documentation for each Company and Employee beyond what is listed below if deemed necessary.
Retail Company Qualification Credentials: must include any two (2) of the following:
Invoices: Produce current invoices (within the last 12 months) for MULTIPLE quantities of products worth a combined total of $5,000 from a minimum of four (4) different jewelry suppliers.
Business license indicating that you are a retail business.
First two pages of Store lease that states you are a retail business or photograph of inside and outside of the store including store name signage.
New Business only – letter of intent from an attorney or bank on official letterhead stating that intent to start a new retail business.
Online fine jewelry retailer ONLY - Active web site address through which company business can be validated.
Mail order companies must provide printed catalog.
Your firm’s State/County Sales Tax Permit or a Seller’s Permit.
Non-Traditional jewelry retailers (such as clothing boutiques or galleries) must submit invoices for jewelry or jewelry supplies for multiple items with a combined total of $1,500 or more
Wholesaler, Designer Qualification Documents: must provide two (2) of the following:
Invoices – three (3) invoices showing purchase of finished fine jewelry or supplies within the last twelve (12) months for MULTIPLE quantities of products worth a combined total of $5,000 from a minimum of four (4) different jewelry suppliers.
List of three customer references (retailers you currently sell to.) Retailers must be able to be verified as jewelry retailers.
Active web site address through which company business can be validated
Your firm’s State/County Sales Tax Permit or a Seller Permit
Employee Qualification Documents:
Employees may be audited to prove they work for a qualified company. Audited employees must provide one (1) of the following:
a. Copy of cancelled company payroll check or pay-check stub
b. Copy of W-2 form
c. Copy of company credit card with both employee’s and company’s name.
d. Copy of company insurance with employee name
** NOTE: Business Cards do not prove your employment and will not be accepted
Admission not granted to:
a. Individuals under the age of 16, including infants
b. Individuals operating businesses from home
c. General Public/Non-Trade Guests/Retail Buyer Guests
Types of Companies that Qualify:
1. Retail Stores (that carry jewelry)
Fine Jewelry Retail Stores (Independent and Chain Stores)
Department Stores/Leased Department Operator
Mass Merchandise Retailers
Online/TV/Other Direct Jewelry Marketer
Specialty Retailers that carry jewelry (Boutiques, Museums, Galleries, etc)
Jewelry Repair Stores
2. Jewelry Designers/Jewelry Brands
3. Wholesaler/Distributor of jewelry
4. Jewelry Supplier/Manufacturer