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Polygon’s 35th Anniversary
Conclave & Trade Event

For Qualified Gem & Jewelry Professionals

Agenda

FRIDAY, APRIL 5

SATURDAY, APRIL 6

SUNDAY, APRIL 7

MONDAY, APRIL 8

Daytime: Social Early Bird

Event 5:00-7:00pm: Welcome Reception & Happy Hour

8:30am-4:00pm: Seminars & Workshops Sessions include a GIA seminar, a hands-on digital marketing workshop and more.

4:00-6:00pm: Lightning Trading Session – Bourse Style

7:00-11:00pm: Dinner Event

11:00am-6:00pm: Trade Show Event

11:00am-4:00pm: Trade Show Event

This 3-day event features networking, education & workshops, a private trade show, and unique business opportunities.

Dates: April 5-8, 2019 | Location: San Diego, CA

Register with Polygon or contact us for more details.
Phone number: 1-800-221-4435
Email: info@polygon.net

Bluestone Trading Company is thrilled to exhibit at the Polygon Conclave and Trade Event!

It is a non-stop weekend of education, networking, and trading that you can’t afford to miss. It is evident that Polygon works hard to host an event that serves its members on all levels.

Morgann Grampp
Bluestone Trading Company Poly ID 24, Lifetime Member since 1984

Benefit from the opportunity

to buy, sell, network, learn and develop solid business relationships with other forward-thinking jewelry professionals across the country.

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LEO HAMEL

MEMBER SINCE 2011, POLY ID 151410
Tampa, FL
Phone: (866) 966-9454
Email: info@meridiandiamonds.com
Website: www.meridiandiamonds.com

WHOLESALER
Colored Stones, Diamonds, Jewelry

LEO HAMEL

MEMBER SINCE 2011, POLY ID 151410
Tampa, FL
Phone: (866) 966-9454
Email: info@meridiandiamonds.com
Website: www.meridiandiamonds.com

WHOLESALER
Colored Stones, Diamonds, Jewelry

MEMBER SINCE 2011, POLY ID 151410
Tampa, FL
Phone: (866) 966-9454
Email: info@meridiandiamonds.com
Website: www.meridiandiamonds.com

WHOLESALER
Colored Stones, Diamonds, Jewelry

LEO HAMEL

MEMBER SINCE 2011, POLY ID 151410
Tampa, FL
Phone: (866) 966-9454
Email: info@meridiandiamonds.com
Website: www.meridiandiamonds.com

WHOLESALER
Colored Stones, Diamonds, Jewelry

LEO HAMEL

MEMBER SINCE 2011, POLY ID 151410
Tampa, FL
Phone: (866) 966-9454
Email: info@meridiandiamonds.com
Website: www.meridiandiamonds.com

WHOLESALER
Colored Stones, Diamonds, Jewelry

LEO HAMEL

LEO HAMEL

MEMBER SINCE 2011, POLY ID 151410
Tampa, FL
Phone: (866) 966-9454
Email: info@meridiandiamonds.com
Website: www.meridiandiamonds.com

WHOLESALER
Colored Stones, Diamonds, Jewelry

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Member since 2018, Poly ID 1234567

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Dates: April 5-8, 2019
Location: San Diego, CA

Event Schedule

EARLY BIRD ACTIVITIES - Sign up with Polygon in advance to register for these FUN SOCIAL activities! 

FRIDAY, APRIL 5

9:30-11:00am
GIA Facilities, Carlsbad 

GIA Facilities
Get a guided tour of GIA’s Rotunda, Atrium and Museum! Meet up at GIA’s facilities.

Pick-Up & Drop-off in Hilton lobby 

Local Breweries Tour
Get a local flavor of San Diego by visiting some of their best craft beer breweries! Meet up in the lobby for pick-up, visit 3 different breweries, enjoy tastings and tours, and lunch!

10:00-12:00
Bike & Kayak Tours, La Jolla 

Kayaking Tour of La Jolla Caves
Explore the 7 Caves of La Jolla and paddle through 3 different habitats in the Ecological Reserve. Kayakers will likely see California Sea Lions, Leopard Sharks, Garibaldi (California state marine fish), the Kelp Forest, and occasional dolphin.

VIP HAPPY HOUR & WELCOME RECEPTION!

5:00-7:00pm
Hilton Bayfront 

Happy Hour & Welcome Reception
Join fellow VIP guests and kick off the weekend in style! This is a great opportunity to network and meet fellow members in a casual setting.

SATURDAY, APRIL 6

VIP NETWORKING BREAKFAST

8:30-9:00
Hilton Bayfront, Cobalt Meeting Rooms

VIP Breakfast & Polygon Welcome
VIP guests are invited to share in breakfast and some networking opportunities.

EARLY BIRD ACTIVITIES - Sign up with Polygon in advance to register for these FUN SOCIAL activities! 

9:00-10:00
Hilton Bayfront, Cobalt Meeting Rooms

AML Regulations & Compliance
Sara Yood, Senior Counsel | Jewelers Vigilance Committee
Dealers in precious metals, stones and jewels are required under federal law to implement a fully compliant Anti-Money Laundering program for their businesses. This seminar covers details on AML regulations, qualifications, and compliance obligations. Get the tools you need to understand the laws and educate your staff.

9:00-10:00
Hilton Bayfront, Cobalt Meeting Rooms

The Science of Lab Grown Diamonds
Mike Breeding, GIA Research Team | GIA
Laboratory-grown diamonds are developed in laboratories and factories over short periods of time. A rapid increase in this technology over the past decade has added to the availability of laboratory-grown diamonds in the jewelry marketplace. Now, more than ever, full disclosure and confidence in knowing what you are buying is critical. This presentation will cover HPHT and CVD laboratory-grown diamonds and how to separate them from natural diamonds.

GEMOLOGICAL INSTITUTE OF AMERICA

11:00-11:45
Hilton Bayfront, Cobalt Meeting Rooms

Market Review of Lab Grown Diamonds
Brian Shaffer G.G G.I.A., Diamond Manager, Hoover & Strong
The lab-grown-diamond sector is enjoying increased awareness among US consumers and is starting to make headway in the market. The presentation will cover consumer market research, current and upcoming brands, value proposition and pricing, as well as current and possible future affects on the natural diamond market.

11:45-12:30
Hilton Bayfront, Cobalt Meeting Rooms

How to Start a Bullion Business in Your Jewelry Store
Ardavan Badii, CEO | The Bullion Bank

WORKSHOPS - Deep-dive into specific topics in these interactive classes. Choose a track – workshops will run concurrently. 

2:00-3:45
Hilton Bayfront, Cobalt Meeting Rooms

TRACK A: SALES DATA & ANALYSIS

Turning Data into Dollars - Tools to maximize your profits through reporting and creating benchmarks
Nan Lung Palmer, Owner & Managing Director | FACEts Jewelry Consulting
For Wholesalers and Retailers: How do you leverage the data in your sales reporting? What are some tools, proven formulas, and criteria to apply in order to quickly pinpoint opportunities within your business? Discover ways to develop standards to review your business so you can focus more time with your customers and less on analysis paralysis.

This workshop will cover:

  • Establishing/Defining Categories: How to, types of categories, how categorizing can help you improve sales, address product gaps & maximize efficiency
  • Price Points: Segmenting price points, knowing your AUR, understanding product price points to create new sales opportunities
  • Seasonality: What is seasonality & how does it affect efficiency, how to use seasonality as a timeline for inventory flow
  • Productivity: How to gauge & calculate, establishing productivity to create new opportunities
  • Developing Benchmarks, Guidelines and Guardrails: GMD (a 1-page strategy for your business), how to play with margins to maximize profits, determining best sellers, when to down sell

TRACK B: DIGITAL MARKETING

This hands on workshop will cover 2 topics of interest for business owners and managers in digital marketing: Instagram and Marketing ROI & Customer Lifetime Value.

Instagram for Your Business
Gaurav Verma | VERMA Group

Measuring ROI and Customer Lifetime Value
Alex Fetanat, CEO | GemFind

TRADING BOURSE

4:00-6:00
Hilton Bayfront, Cobalt Meeting Rooms

Lightning Trading Session
Bourse-style trading for all VIP attendees.

VIP DINNER EVENT

7:00om
Hilton Bayfront

VIP Dinner Event
Join us to celebrate Polygon’s 35th Anniversary in style!

SUNDAY, APRIL 7 & MONDAY, APRIL 8

TRADE EVENT!

GENERAL SHOW HOURS
11:00-6:00 – Sunday
11:00-4:00 Monday

Hilton Bayfront

Sunday Schedule:

  • 8:00-10:00: Exhibitor Set-Up
  • 9:00-12:00: Accepting melee parcels for auction (station at registration desk)
  • 10:00-11:00: VIP Early Entry
  • 11:00: SHOW OPENS
  • 12:00: Diamond & Melee Auction Viewing opens
  • 12:30-1:30: VIP Lunch Served
  • 2:00-2:45 Polygon Training Session
  • 3:30-4:15: Auction Training Session
  • 6:00: SHOW CLOSES

Monday Schedule:

  • 8:00-10:00: Exhibitor Set-Up
  • 10:00-11:00: VIP Early Entry
  • 11:00: SHOW OPENS
  • 1:00-1:45: Polygon Training Session
  • 2:30-3:15: Auction Training Session
  • 4:00: SHOW CLOSES

Show Special Features

  • Diamond & Melee Auction at the Harmony Diamond Auctions Booth – view items in the live auction and bid
    Sign up for your viewing slot at the booth
    +Submit items to Hoover & Strong for the next auction!
    FREE SHIPPING!
  • BIZ STATIONS: 1-on-1 Consults with Nan Lung Palmer from FACETs Jewelry Consulting and Alex Fetanat from GemFind

Show Lounge Sponsor
BG International (Poly ID 274, LIFETIME Member)

*** LUNCH BREAK (12:30-2:00) ***