Press Release

Career Fair, Powered by GIA, Returns to London on July 1


Annual event offers job seekers unique opportunities

LONDON – June 15, 2022 – The third Career Fair in London, powered by GIA (Gemological Institute of America), is returning after two years. This event has something for everyone, whether looking to move into the international gem and jewellery industry or to transition ahead in a career already underway. Join GIA on July 1, 11:30 am to 4:15 pm, at the Goldsmiths' Hall, Foster Lane, London EC2V 6BN, for a unique opportunity to meet recruiters, receive one-on-one career coaching and hear from a panel of experienced professionals. The event is free and open to the public; anyone interested in attending is encouraged to register before the event.

The opening panel will ignite a conversation about “Job Success in Today’s Market.” Moderated by GIA President and CEO Susan M. Jacques, the panellists will share their personal stories and advice about the industry. Attendees will hear from Barry Sullivan of Jewellery Advisory Services; Lewis Malka of Lewis Malka London; Lisa Levinson of Diamond Producers Association London; Karina Sena of Karyna Sena; and Laura Gallon of Laura Gallon Joaillerie.

“We are thrilled to bring back this unique career fair to job seekers in London, especially after a necessary hiatus these last two years,” said Mehdi Saadian, director of GIA’s London school and opening speaker of the event. “With the changing job market and the opportunities that are available at this career fair, job seekers or those looking to advance their careers, will walk away with connections, inspiration and even a new career path.”

Attendees will have the opportunity to create lasting impressions with recruiters from brands such as Adam’s Auctioneers, Fabergé, Hubert Jewelry, Jolyon Marshall, Queensmith, Tiffany & Co. and more. Positions are available in all aspects of the industry, including jewellery design, retail sales, watchmaking, buying and teaching, as well as management-level positions. In addition, job seekers can register for one-on-one career coaching sessions with experienced industry professionals on a variety of gem and jewelry-related topics areas.

Employers interested in recruiting at this year’s London Career Fair can register online at or by contacting GIA’s Career Services office at +1 760- 603-4542.

Career Fairs, powered by GIA, will also be held in in Carlsbad, California on Friday, Sep 30. For more information and to register, visit Follow @GIANews for updates.

GIA hosted its first Career Fair in 1991 in Santa Monica, California, U.S. Since then, the event has expanded, linking gem and jewellery companies with future employees at more than 68 events in California, India, Las Vegas, London and New York.

Join GIA on July 1, 11:30 am to 4:15 pm, at the Goldsmiths' Hall in London for career opportunities in the gem and jewelry industry.

About GIA

An independent nonprofit organization, GIA (Gemological Institute of America), established in 1931, is recognized as the world’s foremost authority in gemology. GIA invented the famous 4Cs of Color, Clarity, Cut and Carat Weight and, in 1953, created the International Diamond Grading System™ which is recognized around the world as the standard for diamond quality.
Through research, education, gemological laboratory services and instrument development, the Institute is dedicated to ensuring the public trust in gems and jewelry by upholding the highest standards of integrity, academics, science and professionalism.