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Frequently Asked Questions

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01/2020 Asheville, NC

What are the dates for future shows?

To view all of our upcoming shows click here.

Where will the G&LW Gem Show be held?

Asheville: WNC Agricultural Center
Located at 765 Boylston Highway, Fletcher (Asheville), NC 28732

Creating a Company Profile

Your profile contains your Company information.  Once your profile is active, you can register for all shows you wish to attend, no more registering for each show.  You can edit your profile at any time.  If your documents have an expiration date, you must upload a new document.

Online Registration: BEST OPTION!

This feature allows you to register for all shows in advance.  Once approved,  your badges will be available for pick-up at the show.  Any changes after December 19, 2019 will need to be made at the onsite registration area.

What are the registration requirements?

To be qualified as a Buyer you have to provide a State-Issued Sales Tax ID/Business License/Sales and Use Tax Permit/Resellers Permit in Jewelry/Gem/Minerals related to businesses to prove you can purchase wholesale goods.
International Buyers must provide a passport and proof of business.


***Employee Identification Numbers (EIN) documents are NOT accepted***
***City Licenses are NOT accepted***

Is there a cost to attend?

There is no cost to attend as a qualified Buyer.

Emailing Sales Tax ID/Business License/Sales and Use Tax Permit/Resellers Permit.

When emailing your documents, the information must match your registration. Registrations will be in a pending status until proper documents are received.

***Employee Identification Numbers (EIN) documents are NOT accepted***
***City Licenses are NOT accepted***

How will I know that I am registered?

Once you have completed your profile and attached a valid business license, you will be able to select the shows you wish to attend. Once a GLW staff member has approved your profile, your registration will be completed. If you have questions, please call 866-393-7526 or email gemshow@adimeetings.com

How do I make changes to my existing registration?

To make changes to your registration click here and log into your profile.  Click view profile, enter your changes and click submit.  Any changes made after December 19, 2019 will need to be made onsite at the registration area.

Show                                                                          Deadline Date
Asheville January Show                                    December 19, 2019

Should I bring copies of State-Issued Sales Tax ID/Business License/Sales and Use Tax, Reseller Permit to the show?

Yes, it is suggested that you bring at least 10 copies of your documents  with you to the show. Keep in mind exhibitors may require a copy with your purchase.

What if I have not received a confirmation after registering?

Contact G&LW Gem Show staff at 866-393-7526 or gemshow@adimeetings.com

What if I have more than 6 people to register for my company?

A maximum of 6 badges are allowed per company.  Please contact G&LW registration office at 866-393-7526 to discuss your request.

When will I receive my badges?

Badges will be available for pick-up at the show.   Any changes to buyer or guest names will need to be updated at the onsite pre-registration desk.  Lanyards and badge holders will be availabe at the registration desk.

I am interested in exhibiting at a Gem Show, who do I contact?

Contact G&LW at 601-879-8832 or Info@glwshows.net

Are children allowed in the shows?

Although children are not refused entry, G&LW shows are organized for business to business activity and are not suitable for children. The use of strollers is strictly prohibited.

What are the Show floor restrictions.

No camera/video recorders at any time unless approved by G&LW
No smoking or using e-cigarettes is allowed
No storage is available on-site
Only service animals are allowed at G&LW Shows
Unauthorized duplication of the attendee badge will ban you from G&LW Shows.

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