Smashion.com Announces $100 Prize Holiday User Referral Program

Smashion, a growing social fashion marketplace, announced the 2010 Holiday User Referral Program today. The program will run until 11:59PM EST, December 31, 2010. Effective immediately, all Smashion members will have the chance to win one of three prizes. One (1) Grand Prize of USD $100 in cash will be rewarded to the user with … Read more

PearlStop.com Announces Winner Of A Freshwater Cultured Pearl Necklace

In a continuation of their weekly Pearl jewelry giveaway, PearlStop.com has announced the winner of their freshwater culturned pearl necklace and bracelet set with a 14K gold clasp. The contest giveaway continues on and anyone can enter easily by visiting the PearlStop.com website and signing up for their newsletter. The announcement that Karen Jacobs of … Read more

Sam’s Firewood Launches Mobi Site

Sam’s Kiln-Dried Firewood has launched a mobile device specific web site to enhance their online presence. In order to provide an excellent online experience for all users, Sam’s has scaled down the content from their main web site to fit on modern hand held screens. The entire experience is designed to scale for the smaller … Read more

Save Yorktown Hospital Outdoor Movie Fundraiser Event

Angry Otter Productions, LLC is an independent film company. Our current project, “Yorktown,” is our first feature length film currently in pre-production. The movies main location is the Yorktown Memorial Hospital in Yorktown, Texas, built in 1950 and abandoned in 1986. After this location was chosen for filming, the City of Yorktown placed an emergency … Read more

Global and China Bearing Industry Report, 2009-2010

In 2009, affected by the global financial crisis, the global sales of bearings fell by 12.5% year on year to USD34 billion; due to the continuous downturn of the automotive industry, the contribution of automotive bearing to the total sales of bearings dropped to less than 30%, while the machinery bearing’s grew to over 40%. … Read more

China Golf Industry Report, 2009-2010

China recently has more than 500 golf courses and about 3 million golfers. China strives for high standard in the construction of golf courses, but lacks experience when it comes to the management, which leads to high operating costs and low profitability of golf industry. In recent years, China has launched a series of policies … Read more

China Rare Earth Industry Report, 2009-2010

Rare earth is the richest strategic resource of China. As of 2009, China’s reserves of rare earth have reached 36 million tons, representing 36.4% of the world’s total. China also boasts the largest rare earth output in the world, accounting for 129,000 tons or 97% of the world’s total output in 2009. The overexploitation of … Read more

GIA Website Wins Awards


The first is from the Web Marketing Association for “Outstanding Award” at its 14th annual international WebAward Competition. The WebAward Competition names the best Web sites in 96 industries while setting the standard of excellence for all website development. Entries are judged on the following seven criteria on a scale of 0-10 points; ease of … Read more

100% Event Participants in New York will Recommend GIA Conference

100% of the delegates at the second GIA Conference this year, held at The Park Central Hotel in New York between November 8 and 10, said they would recommend the event to others. 
 Comprising mostly Vice Presidents, Director and Senior Managers from international companies, delegates gave the GIA Conference New York exceptional scores overall. … Read more