Chinatown Jewelry Week + Chinatown Restaurant Week Announced - Media Alert: Thursday, December 20 @1:30pm at the Chinese Chamber of Commerce* -

- February 1 to 14 is Chinatown Jewelry Week -

- March 16 to 31 is Chinatown Restaurant Week -

- Retailer Participant Registration is Open -

- Call for Community Supporters -

- Information Session and Workshop on January 4 -

- Two Official Press Briefing Dates Announced -

NEW YORK, Dec. 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- New York City's Chinatown today announced key information and dates for the 2013 Chinatown Jewelry Week (@ChinatownJW) and 2013 Chinatown Restaurant Week (@ChinatownRW), presented by Kaimen Company and the Chinatown business community.

Media Alert for Kick-Off Press Briefing

When: Thursday, December 20, 2012 from 1:30pm to 2:15pm

*Where: Chinese Chamber of Commerce at 33 Bowery St., New York, NY 10002. To listen in via conference call, dial (775) 996-3560 and enter number 669137#

Why: To provide information about both 2013 Chinatown Jewelry Week and 2013 Chinatown Restaurant Week

About the Inaugural Chinatown Jewelry Week (February 1 to 14, 2013)

Manhattan Chinatown jewelers are invited to participate in a special two-week event, Chinatown Jewelry Week, welcoming shoppers to come to Chinatown to find their perfect Valentine's Day gift. The 2013 Official Sponsor is borro, the fastest growing personal asset lender worldwide, who issued a separate press release today as well. The 2013 theme of Chinatown Jewelry Week is "For Your Sweetheart Deal." The deadline for registration is January 18, 2013, with a one-time participation fee of $288 per jewelry store of any size. No registrations will be permitted after that date. Special post-Sandy offer: Save $100 off the participation fee (and pay $188) when jewelers sign up on or before January 11, 2013. Official Press Briefing for Chinatown Jewelry Week will be held on January 24, 2013 at 2:00 pm at a location to be announced. For more information about participation, please visit http://kaimen.eventbrite.com.

About the Second Annual Chinatown Restaurant Week (March 16 to 31, 2013)

Manhattan Chinatown restaurateurs are invited to participate in the second annual Chinatown Restaurant Week, welcoming diners to Chinatown for a special $20.13 meal. The deadline for registration is March 1, 2013, with a one-time participation fee of $288 per restaurant of any size. No registrations will be permitted after that date. Special post-Sandy offer: Save $100 off for restaurants (and pay $188) and save $200 off for returning restaurants (and pay $88) with registration on or before February 15, 2013. Official Press Briefing for Chinatown Restaurant Week will be held on March 8, 2013 at 2:00 pm at a location to be announced. For more information about participation or sponsorship, please visit http://kaimen.eventbrite.com.

The 2012 Chinatown Restaurant Week had 18 founding participating restaurants and 25 founding community supporters. Participating restaurants reported an average of 12% to 18% increase in revenues.

Contest: More Reasons to Love Chinatown…

Inspired by New York Magazine's December issue, "Reasons to Love New York," Chinatown Restaurant Week will hold its second "Reasons to Love Chinatown" contest on www.facebook.com/chinatownrestaurantweek that will run from December 26, 2012 to February 28, 2013, where entrants can submit a favorite photograph and describe in one sentence why they love Chinatown. All of the one-sentence entries must begin with the word, "Because..." A new winner will be announced every Friday.

Information Session with Bonus Social Media Workshop Announced (January 4, 2013)

To help businesses learn more about the 2013 Chinatown Jewelry Week and the 2013 Chinatown Restaurant Week, the following information session and bonus social media workshop will be conducted in English and Chinese on Friday, January 4, 2013 at True Light Church, 195 Worth St., New York. Light refreshments will be served.

  • 9:30 am Chinatown Restaurant Week Information Session for Restaurateurs
  • 10:30 am Free Bonus Social Media Workshop in: How to Use Facebook and Twitter
  • 11:30 am Chinatown Jewelry Week Information Session for Jewelers

Summary


Chinatown Jewelry

Week

Chinatown Restaurant Week

When

February 1 to 14, 2013

March 16 to 31, 2013

Offer for consumers

Special Valentine's Day promotion

$20.13 for a special Chinatown Restaurant Week meal

Participation Fee for businesses

$288

$288

Special post-Sandy offer

Save $100 (and pay $188) on or by January 11, 2013

Save $100 (and pay $188) on or before February 15, 2013.

For returning 2012 participants, save $200 (and pay $88) on or before February 15, 2013

 

Last date for businesses to participate

January 18, 2013

March 1, 2013

Official Press Briefing for media, elected officials, participating businesses, and special guests. The location is TBA.

January 24, 2013 at 2:00pm

March 8, 2013 at 2:00pm

Information Session at True Light Church (195 Worth St.)

 

January 4, 2013 at 11:30am (for Chinatown Jewelry Week)

January 4, 2013 at 9:30am (for Chinatown Restaurant Week)

Bonus Social Media Workshop at True Light Church (195 Worth St.)

January 4, 2013 at 10:30am


About Kaimen Company

Kaimen Company is an award-winning communications firm that helps its clients raise brand awareness, gain public appreciation, and manage good stakeholder relations. Kaimen Company is on Twitter and Facebook. Presented by the award-winning public relations firm, Kaimen Company (@Kaimenco), the first annual Chinatown Jewelry Week (@ChinatownJW) and 2nd Annual Chinatown Restaurant Week (@ChinatownRW) are community-based multi-week long celebrations of jewelry, food, culture, and the local Chinatown community. For more information visit http://www.kaimenco.com.

Contacts
Julie Huang (888) 989-8808 x703, julie@kaimenco.com, @huangjulie
Suelain Moy  (888) 989-8808 x721, suelain@kaimenco.com

SOURCE Kaimen Company



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