TRADE ASSOCIATIONS – NAJ Summit panel discussion announced and registration closes this Friday


BIRMINGHAM, England – The UK’s National Association of Jewellers (NAJ) has announced the participants for the closing panel discussion at the NAJ Summit on Sunday, 23rd June, 2024.

Five industry experts will discuss ‘storms on the horizon’ and how they will impact the jewellery industry. 

Now in its fourth year, the NAJ Summit, taking place from 22nd June to 24th June at the Park Regis Hotel in Birmingham, features an extended weekend of valuable learning and networking opportunities.

A special panel discussion will close this year’s Valuers’ Conference, sponsored by John Pye Auctions. Chaired by Dr Richard Taylor FIRV, the panel will bring together five experts across sectors to discuss the trade’s current and future issues.

The panel includes…

  • Gaetano Cavalieri, CIBJO President
  • Ben Massey, NAJ Chief Executive
  • Alan Cohen, London Diamond Bourse Past President
  • Cynthia Cartwright, Wongs Commercial Director
  • Philip Newman, Metals Focus Managing Director
  • TRADE ASSOCIATIONS – NAJ Summit panel discussion announced and registration closes this Friday

The panel will discuss the latest threats facing the trade, including G7 diamond sanctions and rising bullion prices, all putting a strain on the supply chains throughout the trade.

The panel discussion is open to all Valuers’ Conference attendees and early arrivers to the Retail Jewellers’ Congress taking place on Monday, 24th June.

NAJ CEO Ben Massey said: “It is important the NAJ prepares its members for future challenges and risks. We look forward to bringing together diverse viewpoints on the hot-button topics currently facing the industry and how best to navigate these challenges.”

Registration for the NAJ Summit closes Friday, 14th June. Don’t miss your chance to learn, connect and discover.

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)