Sam Willoughby tips down from IJL


International Jewellery London (IJL) occasion director, Sam Willoughby will step down in October, after 8 years at the helm and more than 13 years working for Reed Exhibitions.

Willoughby and her group have actually established lots of distinct functions at IJL, consisting of the VIP Diamond Club program and an 365-day method throughout material marketing, social networks and market assistance.

At this year’s program, along with over 500 jewellery exhibitors which 150 are brand-new, there is a revitalised Seminar Programme including brand name brand-new knowing locations such as The Academy, Digifest and Skills Lab.

Willoughby, who will stay throughout this year’s occasion, stated: “Making the choice to step down from IJL was extremely tough. I like the market’s sense of neighborhood and shared assistance in addition to my hard-working and skilled group who will continue to take IJL to even higher heights, dealing with the jewellery market to promote development and drive development for all our clients.”

Lucy Gillam, way of life portfolio director, stated: “Sam and her group have actually presented numerous interesting modifications for IJL 2017, marking the occasion as the primary location of its kind in the UK. IJL is happy to use distinct assistance to the jewellery market, as shown by our #withyou project this year. I understand that IJL’s ingenious and forward-thinking group will preserve the program’s quality and stability.

” I wish to thank Sam for all her contributions and want her the very best for the future. I anticipate dealing with the IJL group to provide more interesting developments in 2018 and beyond.”

Willoughby’s replacement will be revealed in due course.