List out the vendors that are participating in the show
You can browse all the information through the net. In fact, you can purchase few bead or rock and mineral magazines in order to brush up your basics. Usually, big organizations invite many vendors who display their items at different designated locations on a same date. In fact, such events are organized on an annual basis in association with same vendors. So, once you become aware about them the very next time you will go to them in much easier way.
Location of the show
Generally, gem shows are organized in spacious buildings or in hotels. Moreover, some shows are organized in a little shelter as well. So check out the weather feasibility see whether or not you can manage with certain weather conditions. Other than aforementioned, sometimes you might need to struggle with parking area as well.
Do not carry heavy items
Do not carry unwanted items to the show. Carry a small purse containing credit cards, driving license, business card and bank debit card in order to churn out money from the machine. You should also carry drinking water and refreshments.
Be wise in shopping
Keep in mind that such exhibitions are not the ideal place for looking for the low price range items. Moreover, you can not do bargaining in a show. These are the places where you can get a sense of ongoing trends in the jewellery market. Apply your discretion before making your final purchases.