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Loughborough Conference 2018

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This is the conference for you

The 2018 National Association of Jewellers’ Institute of Registered Valuers’ Loughborough Conference

Saturday 15th to Monday 17th September 

A must for the professional valuer/jeweller

Whether you’ve just joined the trade or been in it for more years than you care to mention, or are somewhere in-between, the LOUGHBOROUGH CONFERENCE is the event for you.

This Conference is one of the few events in the UK that endeavours to appeal to all sectors of the trade: in other words, this event offers something for everyone involved in valuing/selling jewellery, silver, watches, gemstones, etc., not only from the UK and Ireland, but also the rest of the world.

This popular annual event provides opportunity for all to expand their knowledge and make new contacts and friends. The Conference is a friendly and welcoming affair, but not a relaxing one – the business sessions are very demanding and delegates work hard to benefit fully from all that’s on offer.  Each year we welcome back many familiar faces and, indeed, many new ones. 

Main Presentations from

  • Joanna Hardy
  • Alan Hodgkinson
  • Maggie Campbell Pedersen
  • Kerry Gregory Richard Drucker
  • Simon Forrester 


  • CAT – Certificate of Appraisal Theory Pre-Exam Tutorial
  • the history of Alabaster & Wilson
  • old-cut diamonds
  • photography
  • Crown of Light diamonds
  • probate valuation methodology
  • manufacturing methods
  • fake watch
  • pocket watches
  • wristwatches 
  • customised watches
  • organics and their simulants
  • sponsors’ and makers’ marks
  • ethical metals  ethical gemstones
  • synthetic diamonds
  • gemstone pricing 
  • jet and its imitations 
  • auctions
  • colour grading
  • money from trash
  • pearls
  • business development
  • 125 years of a City of London jeweller and silversmith
  • gemstone treatments and identification
  • litigation
  • cyber risk and GDPR
  • hallmarking in the UK
  • GuildPro® - Next Generation 
  • Welcome to Valuing Sessions

Download the brochure to view more information about the workshops and keynote speakers, also includes event details and booking form    2018 Loughborough Conference - Brochure and Booking Form


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The National Association of Jewellers
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10 Vyse Street
Birmingham, B18 6LT, UK

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