NEW YORK, Feb. 27, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Jewelry Information Center (JIC), the consumer education arm of Jewelers of America, launched its fourth annual Ultimate Proposal Contest at www.JIC.org/contest to find the couple with the ultimate proposal story! The grand prize winner receives an Ultimate Bridal Shopping Spree that includes a $1,000 gift card redeemable at a Jewelers of America-member jewelry store and a $1,000 gift card to David's Bridal®.
To enter the Ultimate Proposal Contest, couples go to www.JIC.org/contest and enter their engagement proposal stories along with a photo or video. Submissions are accepted through April 15, 2013, at 12pm EDT. From April 15-May 20, 2013, America will be able to vote for their favorite entry. The Top 20 entries that receive the most votes will move on to the final judging round for a chance at being named Jewelry Information Center's 2013 Ultimate Proposal Story!
"The Ultimate Proposal Contest celebrates the incredible creativity and passion that love inspires. Whether newly engaged or long married, a couple's proposal story is one of the most significant moments of their life together. Much like the engagement ring, it reflects their commitment and love," says Amanda Gizzi, spokesperson for Jewelry Information Center.
In addition to the grand prize of an Ultimate Bridal Shopping Spree, the Top 20 Finalists receive a $25 American Express® gift card and a pair of Lenox™ champagne flutes.
A list of participating retailers in Jewelry Information Center's Ultimate Proposal Contest can be found at www.jic.org/?page=contest#!/sponsors. All Participating Retailers are members of Jewelers of America, the largest national association for fine jewelry retail businesses with more than 3,200 jewelry retail members throughout the U.S. That's more than 10,000 jewelry retail locations from which to shop!
Sponsors of Jewelry Information Center's Ultimate Proposal Contest are David's Bridal and Perfect Circle by Jewelers Mutual Insurance Company.
Since 1946, Jewelry Information Center has been providing education about fine jewelry and watches. Visit www.JIC.org for fine jewelry trends and gift ideas and to enter your proposal story today!
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CONTACT: Amanda Gizzi Jewelers of America 646-658-5811 email@example.com
Source:Jewelers of America