TRADE ASSOCIATIONS – Birmingham Assay Office offers free tours to Valuers’ Conference attendees


The National Association of Jewellers has announced that the Birmingham Assay Office will be supporting this year’s Valuers’ Conference with free tours of their facilities for attendees of the NAJ Summit.

The 2024 Valuers’ Conference includes a packed roster of presentations, masterclasses and workshops designed for the entire jewellery trade, from jewellery valuers, retailers and sales professionals to students and designers who wish to expand their professional horizons.

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The Birmingham Assay Office team will be providing TWO free tours on the morning of Friday, 21st June and Monday, 24th June, for both early arrivers and late leavers of this year’s Valuers’ Conference.

The tours will take over two hours commencing at 10.30 am and include the following:

  • Welcome Presentation and Overview by Marie Brennan
  • Tour of the Silver Collection by Craig O’Donnell
  • Perimeter Tour of the Hallmarking Operation
  • Tour of the Gem Lab
  • Tour of Valuation Division

A link to the Eventbrite booking page will be sent to all Valuers’ Conference attendees in due course, so keep an eye on your inbox.

TRADE ASSOCIATIONS – Birmingham Assay Office offers free tours to Valuers’ Conference attendees

Marie Brennan, Birmingham Assay Office Commercial Manager, says:

“Birmingham Assay Office is always keen to support the NAJ Summit. With this year’s event taking place so near to the iconic Jewellery Quarter, we wanted to open our doors to valuers, gemmologists, students and other Valuers’ Conference attendees to have a behind-the-scenes tour of our operations and an up-date on all of the services provided by the Assay Office in support of the jewellery industry.”

Ben Massey, NAJ CEO, says:

“We thank the Birmingham Assay Office team for once again supporting the NAJ and the Valuers’ Conference attendees. This is an excellent opportunity for attendees to get even more value from the Conference ticket.”

Did you know? IRV fellows, members and associates can get a 20% discount on diamond screening for laboratory-grown diamonds and a 10% discount on all of our other diamond and gemstone testing/certification services from the Birmingham Assay Office.

What is the NAJ Summit?

The extended weekend, taking place from the 22-24 June 2024 at Park Regis Hotel, Birmingham, will once again feature the Valuers’ Conference hosted by the Institute of Registered Valuers and the Retail Jeweller’s Congress hosted by the JET Business Network, creating an unmissable three days of connecting with peers and knowledge-sharing.

NAJ Tickets are priced at day rates, with significant discounts available when booking multiple days or additional tickets.

Receive 20% off the price of a second ticket and 30% off a third ticket when purchasing tickets for multiple staff members.

The day rate includes access to the talks and workshops on your chosen day, plus food and refreshments.

1 day – £245 + VAT (NAJ/IRV members) / £295 + VAT (non-members)

2 days – £360 + VAT (NAJ/IRV members) / £410 + VAT (non-members)

3 days – £455 + VAT (NAJ/IRV members) / £495 + VAT (non-members)