Chicago Responsible Jewelry Conference 2024

    The Chicago Responsible Jewelry Conference (CRJC) 2024, alongside the Gem Boutique and INSTORE Show, is the premier event for professionals committed to sustainable and ethical practices in the jewelry industry. Attendees will engage with a global community of innovators and leaders focused on creating responsible supply chains for jewelry materials and production.

    Dates: August 9-10, 2024
    Location: Donald E. Stephens Convention Center, Rosemont, IL

    What to Expect:

    • Planet Gold: Learn about the UN-led initiative eliminating mercury use in gold mining across 25 countries, and its global impact.
    • Peace Gold: Discover Greg Valeria’s pioneering social enterprise in the DRC, promoting responsible and traceable gold sourcing.
    • Combating Corruption in Gemstones: Understand the challenges of corruption in the gemstone industry and how to support anti-corruption efforts.
    • Lesotho Diamonds: Explore the balance between progress and protection with insights from Thabos Letherioli on artisanal diamond mining in Lesotho.
    • Rehabilitation Efforts: Hear about initiatives to address the environmental impact of abandoned tailings ponds.
    • Ethical Jewelry Design: Get inspired by designers prioritizing ethical sourcing and responsible practices.


    Hotel Information: Book your stay at the Hilton Rosemont/Chicago O’Hare, conveniently connected to the conference center.

    • Address: 5550 N. River Road, Rosemont, IL 60018
    • Phone: 847-678-4488
    • Rates: $189.00 per night for a King Bed
    • Booking Deadline: July 19, 2024


    For more information and updates, visit the Chiresponsiblejwelryconference website.

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