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On the Road: 24 Karat Club’s Summer Soiree

Welcome to my first On the Road column!

 

If we’ve yet to meet, let me tell you a little about myself. I’ve been in the industry 17 years, first as the publisher of JCK magazine and now as the chief content executive for Jeweler’s Mutual Group. Throughout my time in jewelry, I’ve been lucky enough to travel the world on the jewelry circuit, and meet incredible people along the way.

 

I love this industry’s global circuit and all the fun we all have on the road. I’m excited to share some smiling faces and event photos from some of the most industry’s most beloved events.

 

First up: the 24 Karat Club of New York’s annual summer outing. Traditionally held at the New York Athletic Club’s Travers Island location, this year’s edition was staged in the heart of Manhattan beneath a jaw-dropping view of the Empire State Building!

 

Congrats to the club for a fresh take on a classic…I’m looking forward to more exciting 24 Karat events!

 

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Myriam Gumuchian, co-owner of Gumuchian Jewelry, and jewelry industry consultant Phyllis Bergman enjoying an incredible NYC sunset

 

Legendary JCK magazine ad man Billy Furman and Todd Wolleman, president of Color Craft

 

With Patti Geolat, founder and CEO of Geolat Companies

 

The scene at the Monarch Rooftop lounge

 

Gannon Brousseau, executive vice president of jewelry, design and antiques for Emerald, producer of the Couture Show

 

Sarin Bachmann, group vice president of Reed Exhibitions, jewelry veteran Ann Arnold, founder of the Mark Schonwetter Holocaust Education Foundation, and Randi Gewertz Siegmund, advertising sales manager for JCK magazine

 

What a view! We were next to the Empire State Building

 

Chatting with industry veteran Marcee Feinberg 

 

With Dan Kisch, executive director at SmartWork Media, publisher of Instore magazine
With Rebecca Foerster, president of Alrosa North America, and Randi Gewertz Siegmund
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