Manhattan Chapter of the GIA Alumni
Manhattan Chapter of the GIA Alumni

Connecting Jewelers to Collectors


Jennifer Heebner, Editor and Journalist


This longtime, award-winning industry writer, editor, speaker, and jewelry trend specialist is now taking jewelry journalism to the streets of New York City! Join us for a discussion and up-close look at Jennifer’s latest consumer-facing effort—talking to consumers about their collections! She will share some of what consumers are telling her about their fave pieces and worst jewelry gifts received, as well as the motivation for her newest endeavor. Hint: It has to do with helping industry better connect with consumers.


Date: Wednesday, February 20th, 2019 


Time: 6:00 PM Cash Bar & Networking

           6:30 PM Dinner

           7:30 PM Lecture


Place: Connolly’s, 14 East 47th Street (between Madison/Fifth Avenues)


Cost:  Please mail your non-refundable fee of $54 Students and Members, $59   Non-

           members. No credit cards, please. As the Manhattan Chapter has a contractual 

           obligation with Connolly's, no refunds can be made. Attendance without

           reservations will require  cash or check at the door, based on space availability.

           Limited to 50. As a courtesy to our alumni and the speaker there will be no

           admittance after 7PM.


RSVP: Reservations must be in by Monday, February 18th, 2019 – Checks made out                         to:   GIA-AA-NY.  Please do NOT reserve through FaceBook!


Payment: Please mail your non-refundable fee to: Gail B. Levine, G.G., P.O.Box 18                 Rego Park, NY  11374  718.897.7305


The Chapter would like to thank Seth Holehouse for his raffle item.

 It contributed toward the 2019 effort for the Eunice Miles Scholarship Fund.

Calendar of events and more on the Manhattan Chapter’s new and improved website!


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