Speaking Events

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Here is Mariel’s speaking event line up from in person events to online webinars with the most prestigious industry organizations. 

You can also find the A4J Team at Xero Accounting Conferences, JCK Las Vegas, the Tucson Gem Show, and more! We look forward to connecting with you. 

Have questions or would like to inquire about Mariel speaking at your event? Email support [at] accountingforjewelers.com for more information. 

SNAG - Chicago, IL - May 2019Understanding the Past of Your Business to Navigate its Future, Wednesday, May 22 10am

Society of North American Goldsmiths celebrates 50 years! See Mariel on the Mainstage. Learn more here: https://www.snagmetalsmith.org/conferences/the-loop/conference-programming/presentations/main-stage-duo/

AGS Conclave - Seattle, WA - April 2019Making Money Count, Monday, April 8 2:30pm

American Gem Society Conclave Annual Education Program: Speaker Mariel Diaz will give a session on Monday, April 8, 2019. Making Money Count: Essential Financial Tips for your Jewelry Business
Learn more here: https://www.americangemsociety.org/mpage/conclave2019-program

AGTA Tucson Gem Fair - Tucson, AZ - February 2019How to Win at Growing Your Business, Thursday, Feb 7 9am

Location of event: MOHAVE ROOM
Time: 9:00 am – 10:00 am
Hosted by: WJA Panelists, Mariel Diaz – founder & managing director, Accounting for Jewelers, Benjamin Smithee – CEO, The Smithee Group, TBD – designer. Moderator: Monica Stephenson – CEO, iDazzle & Anza Gems
Is your business ready to grow? Are you? Join us for insights and information on how and when to scale your jewelry business. Learn how to recognize the signs, read the data, and avoid the pitfalls of taking your venture to the next level. Our expert panelists share their personal experiences with scaling for growth – and winning. Learn more: https://agta.org/seminars/free-seminars-thursday/

Jewelry Independent Summit - New York City, NY - February 2019One on One Interview, Sunday, Feb 3 1pm

Interviewed by Nan Palmer of Facets Jewelry Consulting for JIS. Topics include Reports, Budgeting, why Cash is King, Inventory Management and more!

Jewelers of America - Webinar - January 2019The Sales Tax Landscape 2019 and Beyond, Thursday, Jan 24 1pm

Presenters: Mariel Diaz, Founder, Accounting for Jewelers and Patrick D Riley, VP Business & Corporate Development, TaxCloud
Last year’s US Supreme Court decision in South Dakota vs Wayfair has major implications for online and traditional retailers. Following up on our webinar from last fall, this session will provide important updates for online and out of state sellers.

Jewelers Board of Trade - Webinar - November 2018How to Develop an Annual Budget, Thursday, Nov 6 1pm

Presenter: Mariel Diaz. Learn how to create an annual budget from the bottom up using the Break Even Point and then create annual Sales Goals with relative increased expenses.

Jewelers Board of Trade - Webinar - October 2018Understanding Financial Statements, Tuesday, Oct 16 1pm

Presenter: Mariel Diaz. Learn how to easily interpret critical financial information for your company so you can focus on making money!

Flourish & Thrive Live - New York City, NY - September 2018Panelist

Panelists: Mariel Diaz, Hillary Halstead Scott, Robin Kramer

Accounting for Jewelers - Webinar - September 2018From Breaking Even to Breaking Through, Tuesday, Sep 18 12pm

Presenter: Mariel Diaz. Guided session on how to create a profit, pay yourself and manage cash flow.

Jewelers of America - Webinar - September 2018New Sales Tax Rules, Sept 12 1pm

Presenters: Mariel Diaz, Accounting for Jewelers; Patrick Riley, TaxCloud. With the U.S. Supreme Court’s landmark decision to overturn the 1992 Quill v. North Dakota judgement this past June, jewelers that sell remotely to other states will need to be clear on how the new sales tax rules apply to them. In this webinar you’ll learn what is required of you, plus when and how to comply. We will cover the rules as they apply specifically to jewelers as you approach the holiday selling season and the long-term awareness needed.

Red Boot Consulting - Webinar - June 2018Reports

Presenter, Mariel Diaz

WJA - Webinar - May 2018Making Money Count

Presenters: Pat Henneberry, VP Global Learning and Development, Heart on Fire; and Mariel Diaz, Founder, Accounting for Jewelers
Interested in increasing sales and maximizing the money you bring into your business? Learn how to: drive more sales, understand effective closings, growing your top line revenue, interpret financial statements with ease, make data driven decisions with your money.

Flourish & Thrive Live, New York City, September 2017Panelist

Atlanta Jewelry Show - Atlanta, GA - March 2017Understand your P&L and Balance Sheet, Friday, Mar 3 12pm

Atlanta Jewelry Show - Atlanta, GA - March 2017Holistic Cloud Accounting, Friday, Mar 3 2pm

Atlanta Jewelry Show - Atlanta, GA - March 2017Do you know your Break Even Point?, Sunday, Mar 5 11am

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