JCK Vegas Witnesses Remarkable 8% Surge in Attendance for 2023


20th June 2023

Experience the mesmerizing allure of JCK Vegas, the world’s premier jewellery exhibition, as it sets the stage for an extraordinary surge in attendance at this year’s event. Held at the prestigious venues of The Venetian and The Venetian Expo, the 2023 edition captivated a staggering 18,000 visitors, accompanied by an impressive roster of 12,000 exhibitors and sponsors, according to a report by IDEX Online

This remarkable 8% increase in visitor count surpassed even the resounding success of the 2022 edition, which had already surpassed pre-pandemic levels, solidifying the event’s global significance and its continued rise in popularity.

Representing over 100 countries, the diverse gathering of attendees and exhibitors reflects the global landscape of the jewellery industry. More than 30,000 industry professionals from various sectors converged at JCK and Luxury, held within the opulent settings of The Venetian and The Venetian Expo. Spanning an impressive 430,000 net square feet, the exhibition floor played host to 1,900 exhibiting companies across more than 20 distinct show floor neighbourhoods, creating an awe-inspiring spectacle of opulence and innovation.

Yet, JCK Vegas offered much more than grandeur in terms of physical scale. The event showcased a revitalized and invigorated show branding, accompanied by engaging activations, innovative experiences, and enriching educational and networking opportunities. The response from attendees and exhibitors alike was overwhelmingly positive, with the heightened attendance amplifying the electric atmosphere and creating an unforgettable experience.

Sarin Bachmann, Group Vice President of the RX jewellery portfolio, expressed her delight at the event’s resounding success, stating, “Our aim was to create an event that not only serves as an essential business necessity but also captivates and inspires. I am thrilled to announce that we not only achieved our objective but surpassed all expectations.”

At the heart of JCK Vegas was the enlightening JCK Talks program, featuring thought-provoking sessions held in the Level 1 meeting rooms. Each day was dedicated to exploring a diverse range of topics, including emerging industry trends, effective marketing strategies, diversity, equity, and inclusion, sustainable practices, retail experiences, and groundbreaking innovations. Carefully curated with over 60 sessions, these offerings provided attendees with valuable insights and expertise. Select sessions were also recorded and made available for on-demand viewing, offering a limited-time opportunity for JCK PRO badge holders to delve into a wealth of knowledge at their convenience.

Keeping pace with the ever-evolving digital landscape, JCK Vegas introduced the captivating “Social Stage” in 2023. Esteemed digital strategists, content creators, and influencers took center stage, sharing their expertise in engaging 30-minute sessions brimming with actionable tips and tricks for content creation, social media engagement, and maximizing visibility across various platforms. The introduction of the Social Stage garnered an overwhelmingly positive response, attracting a significant turnout and generating enthusiastic acclaim from attendees.

Once again, JCK Vegas and Luxury captivated attendees with captivating keynote sessions. The event kicked off with an awe-inspiring session featuring the legendary Notre Dame icon, Daniel “Rudy” Ruettiger, followed by retired Olympic gymnast Dominique Dawes, who graced the stage with her inspiring presence. Johnny Cupcakes, a renowned speaker, took center stage on June 3 for the JCK Keynote, captivating the audience with his insights on “Creating Customer Obsession & Memorable Experiences with Limited Resources,” generously sponsored by GCAL by Sarine.

Returning with resounding applause, the beloved “Activations & Instagrammable Moments” thrilled visitors once again. From a cutting-edge hologram showcasing mesmerizing 3D