Press Releases 24 Karat Club Banquet To Make History As Waldorf Astoria Hotel Closes Published 5 years ago on August 23, 2016 By INSTORE Staff Share Tweet (Press Release) NEW YORK, N.Y. – The 24 Karat Club of the City Of New York will hold its 115th annual Grand Banquet on Jan. 14, 2017, at the Waldorf-Astoria Hotel. While invitations to the banquet are highly sought every year, the 2017 event will be memorable as it is the last one that will be held in the historic Waldorf Astoria grand ballroom before the hotel closes for a three-year renovation project. The 24 Karat Club Banquet has been held at the Waldorf Astoria since 1913, when the hotel was located at the corner of Fifth Avenue and 34th Street, today the site of the Empire State Building. The 24 Karat Club Banquet is the second-oldest event still running at the hotel. Only the Pennsylvania Society banquet, which dates back to 1899, has an older tenure in the grand ballroom. More details, including a special entertainment announcement, are coming soon. For information, contact John Kennedy, club secretary, at [email protected] Advertisement Related Topics: click to Comment(Comment) Up Next Jeff Cooper Designs Joins GemFind’s JewelCloud Don't Miss American Watchmakers-Clockmakers Institute to Hold Annual Fundraiser Advertisement SPONSORED VIDEO Thinking of Liquidating? Think: Wilkerson When Peter Reines, owner of Reines Jewelers in Charlottesville, VA, decided it was time to turn over the “reins” of his 45-year-old business to Jessica and Kevin Rogers, he chose Wilkerson to run his liquidation sale. It was, he says, the best way to maximize the return on his decades-long investment in fine jewelry. Now, with new owners at the helm, Reines can relax knowing that the sale was a success, and his new life is financially secure. And he’s glad he partnered with Wilkerson for this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity. “There’s just no way one person or company could run a sale the way we did,” he says. You may like Promoted Headlines Thinking of Liquidating? Think: Wilkerson Wilkerson Consolidating Stores? Time to Call the Experts! Wilkerson It’s Going to Set Us Up Very Nicely for Retirement Wilkerson Advertisement Latest Trending Videos Press Releases1 day ago SJTA Announces 2022 Board of Directors Columns1 day ago Here’s Why You Should Consider Hiring a Business Coach Cover Stories1 day ago 23 Ways to Do More in Your Business by Doing Less Benchmarks3 days ago These Jewelry Retailers Grab Shoppers’ Interest with Inventive Displays Headlines3 days ago $8.7M in Fake Jewelry Seized in Cincinnati and Indianapolis Best of The Best1 week ago Louisiana Jeweler To Launch Diamonds into Space Jimmy Degroot1 week ago Video: Fix the ‘Glitches’ in Your Jewelry Business Jimmy Degroot1 month ago Video: Everyone in Your Jewelry Store Can Get Along. Here’s How. Sponsored Webinars2 months ago Podium Presents: SMS Marketing 101 for Jewelry Retailers Advertisement SubscribeBULLETINS INSTORE helps you become a better jeweler with the biggest daily news headlines and useful tips. (Mailed 5x per week.) Latest Comments Most Popular Benchmarks3 days ago These Jewelry Retailers Grab Shoppers’ Interest with Inventive Displays Headlines3 days ago $8.7M in Fake Jewelry Seized in Cincinnati and Indianapolis Best of The Best1 week ago Louisiana Jeweler To Launch Diamonds into Space Celebrity Jewelry5 days ago The ’60s Make a Comeback in Jewelry and Fashion Benchmarks3 days ago 11 Intriguing Examples of Jewelry Store Window Displays Hot Sellers5 days ago 90 Percent of Surveyed Jewelers Reported Growth in December. Here’s What They Sold Cover Stories1 day ago 23 Ways to Do More in Your Business by Doing Less Celebrity Jewelry3 days ago Judge the Jewels: Were Pharrell’s Diamond Tiffany & Co. Sunglasses Inspired by a Famous Antique?