KNOXVILLE, Tenn., March 7, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- JTV (Jewelry Television®) has unveiled a new interactive exhibit at McGhee Tyson Airport (TYS). The display aligns with JTV's mission of opening the world of jewelry and gemstones to everyone. It is the first of its kind and will provide an engaging experience for the millions who travel through East Tennessee each year.
The exhibit features 28 curated display cases/vitrines, designed to showcase the journey of a gemstone, from crystal or mineral specimen, to faceted gemstone, and, finally, as exquisite jewelry. An interactive screen enables visitors to select vitrines within the exhibit to learn more about that featured gemstone. Once selected, the vitrine will light up, and interesting facts will display, providing users with an educational and immersive experience, making their travels through McGhee Tyson Airport even more memorable. Additionally, in the spirit of the journey shared by the travelers and gemstones, a sweepstakes will be offered from now through August 31. Qualified entrants will have the chance to win a grand prize of a weekend getaway at a prominent East Tennessee resort, a copy of the renowned Sisk Gemology Reference books and a $300 JTV gift card, with five additional winners also receiving a $100 JTV gift card. Official rules and more information about this sweepstakes can be found at www.JTV.com/Display.
"The Metropolitan Knoxville Airport Authority has done an incredible job of bringing a variety of exhibits to the airport to entertain and educate busy travelers. From sculptures and paintings to literature, the creative displays have played an important part in making Knoxville's airport special, and we are excited that the JTV exhibit will continue that tradition," said Bill Kouns, Co-Founder and Chief Merchandising Officer of JTV. "We hope to share the wonderful world of gemstones and jewelry to both those who call this area home, as well as those visiting East Tennessee and the Great Smoky Mountains – it's a great way to promote local business and all that this beautiful region has to offer, while furthering our mission of opening the world of jewelry and gemstones to everyone."
"We are always looking for exciting and new ways to entertain visitors at McGhee Tyson Airport. Whether you are traveling for business or pleasure, we hope to provide valuable and engaging exhibits and artwork that enhance your travel experience," said Eddie Mannis, Chairman of the MKAA Board of Commissioners. "The display by JTV is stunning as well as engaging and educational, and we are thrilled to highlight such a prominent and successful story from our East Tennessee business community."
To learn more about the JTV Interactive Exhibit and Display, visit www.JTV.com/Display.
About Jewelry Television®
JTV (Jewelry Television®) is the leading retailer of jewelry and gemstones in the United States. With a proven 25-year history, JTV leverages an omni-digital strategy designed to elevate the customer experience through holistic, digitally-driven touch points, including live TV programming, 24 hours a day, seven days a week to 85 million U.S. households, an industry leading mobile optimized e-commerce platform, and a robust and engaging social media presence. As part of its commitment to customer satisfaction and the development and distribution of educational content, the company employs numerous Graduate Gemologists and Accredited Jewelry Professionals. JTV.com is one of the largest jewelry e-commerce websites in the country according to Internet Retailer's Top 500 list for 2017. For more information, visit JTV.com and JTV's social media channels: Facebook, Instagram, YouTube, Twitter, Pinterest and LinkedIn