Summary

  • WHEN: Wednesday, November 20, 2019; 2:00-4:30 pm
  • SPEAKERS: Matthew A. Bauer, PhD, President, Madison Avenue Business Improvement District and Bella Neyman, Founder of NYC Jewelry Week
  • RSVP: Interested media should RSVP to nyfpc@state.gov. For foreign media only.
  • BACKGROUND: Get an inside look at NYC Jewelry Week with the FPC. Journalists will join a tour to several jewelry companies highlighting the workrooms and showrooms of jewelry “Made on Madison” as well as some of New York’s largest and most distinguished collections of independently owned, multi-generation antique and vintage fine jewelry boutiques. Matt Bauer, President of the Madison Avenue Business Improvement District, and Bella Neyman, founder of NYC Jewelry Week, will provide a briefing on the thriving jewelry industry in NYC, which produced over $30 billion in annual economic impact in 2018 and accounts for over one quarter of NY state’s exports in dollar value. Broadcast media welcome. There will be opportunities to shoot B-Roll and interview briefers as well as company owners.

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