Silk Road Gem and Jewelry Show Buyers Survival Guide Part 2
When buyers come to a Tucson Gem Show they expect a printed program to help them navigate the venues and to provide information about the show dates and hours, floorplans and vendors. At the Silk Road Gem and Jewelry Show in Tucson, AZ we also provide and help arrange shuttles from our show to different shows as a courtesy to our buyers. After making you purchase check if you have your receipt, resale license, charge card and merchandise. Always put your wallet and master card at the same location (designate a pocket in your bag or purse for them). It is actually discouraging when you are standing in front of the dealer and searching for them!
Bring a dark sharpie pen. You will need it to mark prices on the plastic bags. Making a check book and cash. Some international dealerships are not accepting master card. Ask them if they can accept your charge card using their company PayPal account. Put dealership’s company card in the bag with merchandise you have actually bought from them. It will assist you later on to keep in mind whom you purchased your product from, make some notes right on their business cards about their product and costs for future reference.
Try to register online and fill registration forms for the programs prior to arrival so conserve your time. Check the product you are buying specifically if it is closeout. Ensure that beads have the best size of the holes, that the holes are drilled strait. If they would have them available later if you require to reorder this particular design, ask the dealer about the amount of the specific beads or searching for.
Bring a magnified glass if you are buying a cut stones to inspect the clearness and the cut of the colored stones. If you are attempting to match them (shapes or colors), making a sample of your cut stones. Bring a hand sanitizer considering that some beads are dirty. Jot down and have a list of the dealers with their booth numbers where you need to go back to get your merchandise at a later time.
Some shows have actually paid and extremely limited parking for buyers. If you are purchasing a heavy stones make a bag with a wheels to bring your product. Again if you are attending in Tucson, Choose a free Tucson Gem Show directory sites and reveal guides to prepare your next day shopping strategies in the hotel. If you are planning to deliver some of your, write down and your UPS or FedEx account number purchases right from the Tucson Gem Show (some major programs have a shipping companies in their buildings during the Gem Show period).