Pay your dues online by visiting http://www.iajewelers.org/members.htm
Annual Conference & Golf Outing - Held in early summer and designed to leave your entire staff with ideas and tools to help launch and get you through the busy holiday season.
Annual Membership Directory - A valuable resource to jewelers, including a list of members and calendar of events.
Design Contest - The annual Professional and Apprentice/Advanced Student competition is held during the annual conference. All entries are displayed and the winners announced at the annual banquet.
Education - GIA Discounts on new enrollments in a distance education eLearning course and/or the gemology labs; Lending Library: in-store training courses via VHS/DVDs, audiotapes and books with topics ranging from product knowledge to sales skills to store security to bench techniques; Seminars: ongoing education available at the annual conference.
Federated Insurance - Jewelers’ Security Plus, designed for jewelers, is a program of insurance and risk management services.
FedEx Jewelry Shipping Program - Members save on select FedEx Express® and FedEx Ground® shipping services.
Legislative Watch - Monitor legislation at federal and state levels. Through these connections we are able to maintain an accurate reading of the business climate and act accordingly.
Membership Certificate - To display in your store upon receipt of annual dues.
Quarterly Newsletter Service - Keep current on association events and industry matters affecting your store.
Security First! Alert Service - Through MailChimp, we are able to notify members immediately when a crime or robbery is committed in Iowa and surrounding states. In addition, members are notified regarding other pertinent matters that affect the jewelry industry.
Trade Shows - Entitles you to pre-registration privileges at the Smart Jewelry Show, among others.
We understand that this application must meet the requirements and be approved by the Iowa Jewelers Association. (If disapproved, your dues payment will be refunded.)
Please include the following with your application:
Photo of the inside and outside of your storeA sample of your business stationery or other business identificationA complete list of all retail jewelry stores operated by your firm, with current mailing address