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The INSTORE Show 2024 and Chicago Responsible Jewelry Conference Announce Their Second Year of Partnership

As part of the strategic co-location, registered CRJC attendees are invited to attend The INSTORE Show.




(PRESS RELEASE) MONTCLAIR, NJ — This August 9th – 12th, the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont, IL will be abuzz with jewelry professionals as The INSTORE Show and Chicago Responsible Jewelry Conference (CRJC) converge for year two of their strategic co-location.

“We are excited to continue our partnership with CRJC,” says Matthijs Braakman, CEO of SmartWork Media, the parent company of INSTORE. “It’s critical that the fine jewelry industry work together to support ethical jewelry practices from mine to market. CRJC brings together stakeholders from all stages of the supply chain to work together toward such practices, and The INSTORE Show is proud to be a part of that effort.”

Susan Wheeler, founder of CRJC, agrees. “We need the collective ideas of this industry we love so much to consistently create positive change and impact. Our partnership with INSTORE allows us to continue the work we’re doing and reach new audiences at the same time.”


As part of the strategic co-location, registered CRJC attendees are invited to attend The INSTORE Show. All CRJC attendees have full access to walk the show floor Aug. 11-12 and attend the education programming and evening networking events taking place on both show days, including the Saturday Welcome Reception and Sunday Play it Cool Party.

The full INSTORE Show program includes:

  • 2 days of networking and buying from top-tier jewelry vendors and service providers
  • High-quality educational content that will ignite fresh ideas, provide actionable takeaways, and equip retailers with tools to empower their team
  • Insights from industry experts and influencers through daily keynote presentations and interactive panel discussions
  • Engagement with like-minded peers on and off the trade show floor
  • The Bench Pressure Challenge custom design competition
  • Networking receptions on Saturday, August 10, and Sunday, August 11, including the popular Play It Cool Party, where past America’s Coolest Jewelry Store Winners will be honored and 2024 winners will be announced.
  • A separate Saturday, Aug. 10 Cram Day Conference program featuring three education tracks covering the most critical topics for small business owners. Separate ticket required. Registration includes lunch.

To learn more about The INSTORE Show’s 2024 education lineup and to register for a free show badge visit




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