CJCI CONVENTION 2017
Oct. 20-22, 2017Radisson Hotel Providence AirportWarwick, Rhode Island
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Join us as we return to the Providence, Rhode Island area for a fun-filled event as we will recall the divinely decadent 1980s with a Lifestyles of the Rich and Fabulous weekend!
The convention commences with registration at 11 a.m. on Friday, Oct. 20 followed by afternoon speakers and adjourns at noon on Sunday, Oct. 22 after our morning educational workshops. However, we have special Thursday afternoon and evening activities in the works, so you may want to consider arriving early. We will post more news about pre-convention activities as our planning continues.
Our attendees will also enjoy meals together during the convention weekend; our open-to-the-public Saturday Show and Sale; and a fun-filled celebration Saturday evening including the presentation of the 2017 CJCI Achievement Award.
To view the current schedule for this event, please click here
If you need further assistance, please contact Melinda Lewis or Pam Wiggins (melinda @ costumejewelrycollectors.com or pam @ costumejewelrycollectors.com).
Join us in welcoming the following speakers and special guests during our CJCI Convention 2017:
Ciner – Honorary guests, Pat Ciner Hill, together with her daughter Jean Hill, on behalf of Ciner, will be accepting the CJCI 2017 Achievement Award. This year marks the 125th year of the family’s business. Ciner is known for its superior quality and design, among jewelry enthusiasts and celebrities.
We understand that unavoidable circumstances may require the cancellation of CJCI Convention 2017 registrations for our attendees. All cancellations made prior to the registration deadline of August 31, 2017 are subject to a $35 processing fee.
Cancellations made Sept. 1, 2017 or later will be subject to the following schedule:
Sept. 1-10 – 75% refund
Sept. 11-20 – 50% refund
Sept. 21-30 – 25% refund
After Sept. 30 – No refund will be issued
You also have the option of donating your refund to the CJCI Education Fund or CJCI General Fund at any time if you determine you will not be able to attend after paying your registration fee. CJCI donations are NOT tax deductible.
Note: Cancelling your convention registration with CJCI will not cancel your hotel reservation with the Radisson Hotel Providence Airport. Be certain to call the hotel directly and cancel your reservation to avoid being charged for your room.
CJCI is pleased to announce we negotiated competitive group rates at the Radisson Hotel Providence Airport for 2017! Double/standard king rooms are $109 per night, and King suites are $129 per night (plus applicable state and local taxes).
Call 401-739-3000 to book your room directly with the hotel. Mention Costume Jewelry Collectors Int’l to get the affordable group rates noted above. Don’t delay though! We do anticipate the hotel selling out prior to the close of registration. Scroll down for more information on our 2017 event venue.
The hotel is in close proximity to T.F. Green airport serving the Providence, Rhode Island area.
Note: When the Radisson Hotel Providence Airport sells out, rooms will be available directly across the street at the Hampton Inn & Suites located at 2100 Post Road, Warwick, Rhode Island. Negotiated rates at the Hampton Inn are $XXX for king and $xxx for suites.
Please mention CODE: CJC when calling the Hampton Inn to make your reservation. Call the Hampton Inn at (401) 739-8888, press 0 for the front desk to make your reservation.
Both hotels are in close proximity to T.F. Green airport.
Don’t miss this opportunity to see table after table filled with sparkling collectible jewelry offered by up to 70 dealers at the CJCI Convention 2017 Show & Sale. The sale is open to the public with FREE admission!
Date: Saturday, Oct. 21, 2017
Time: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Location: Radisson Hotel Providence Airport, 2081 Post Road, Warwick, R.I.
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CJCI CONVENTION 2017 VENUE – Radisson Hotel Providence Airport
If you need to contact the hotel directly, please phone them at (401) 739-3000.
For more information on the hotel, please click here: The Radisson Hotel Providence Airport
Spacious Executive Suite
Hotel Lounge Area
ABOUT THE HOTEL*
Situated in a prime location adjacent to T.F. Green International Airport and minutes from downtown, our Radisson Providence hotel provides access to the area’s top attractions, business parks, I-95, Johnson & Wales University and Brown University. Here, we provide valuable amenities such as a complimentary 24-hour airport shuttle service and in-room dining, 111 guest rooms and suites, a Fitness Center, Business Center and complimentary wireless high-speed Internet access. For days and nights of entertainment, our Warwick, Rhode Island hotel’s guests enjoy easy access to Providence Art Museum, Roger Williams Park Zoo, Rhode Island beaches, the Newport mansions, Cape Cod, Martha’s Vineyard, and Block Island. * Information taken directly from hotel website. Sightseeing outside of the convention must be arranged on your own.
EXPLORE ON YOUR OWN AROUND PROVIDENCE:
— Providence Visitor Information Center – Call 401-751-1177, 800-233-1636 with questions.
— Providence Jewelry Museum – Open by appointment only.
— Wolf E Myrow – Located at 46 Aleppo Street, Providence, RI 02909
Phone: (401) 331-2921 Fax: (401) 331-2172. This is a must see for anyone coming to the convention.
The warehouse is huge. Plan on spending several hours here and wear warm and comfortable clothes.
Click here for directions.
— Waliga Imports & Sales – 1467 Atwood Avenue, Johnston, Rhode Island 02919, 401-272-6777. A warehouse filled with findings, beads, stones, etc. If you enjoy digging for treasure, this is the place for you.
— Legal Sea Foods, 2099 Post Rd., Warwick, RI 02886, 401-732-3663. Located across the parking lot from the Radisson Hotel Providence Airpot, Legal Sea Foods is a favorite for convention attendees. Be sure to buddy up with your jewelry friends for fun New England dinner. (Most folks staying through Monday dine together here on Sunday evening as a last get-together before they say their goodbyes.)
— Bertucci’s, 1946 Post Rd. Warwick, RI- Offering Italian cuisine including pizza close to the Raddison.
— Gregg’s Restaurant, 1359 Post Road, Warwick, RI – Casual restaurant a short drive from the Raddison known for their vast dessert selection.
— Elizabeth of Portifino’s, 897 Post Road, Warwick, RI, 401-461-8920 – Excellent Italian food with pleasant atmosphere and decent prices, also a short drive from the Raddison.
— Indulge, 891 Post Road (right next door to Elizabeth of Portifino’s), Warwick, RI, 401-270-9499 – Exquisite dessert and drink bar.
HISTORICAL SITES IN WARWICK:
— Walking Tour of Pawtuxet Village – Click here for a guide to historic homes.
VINTAGE SHOPPING IN THE AREA:
— Hall’s on Broadway, 145 Broadway, Providence, RI 02903, 401-272-0000
— Rhode Island Antiques Mall, 345 Fountain Street, Pawtucket, RI 02906, 401-475-3400
— Village Art & Antiques, 2145 Broad Street, Cranston, RI, 401-781-5226
TOURISM INFORMATION SITES:
— For additional information about Warwick, RI, click here.
— Rhode Island Tourism Division, click here.
If you need further assistance, please contact Melinda Lewis or Pam Wiggins (melinda@ costumejewelrycollectors.com or pam@ costumejewelrycollectors.com).
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