Las Vegas, NV (October 4, 2016) - The American Gem Society (AGS) is pleased to announce that celebrity, comedian, and Emmy® Award-winning former host of The Tonight Show, and current star of Jay Leno’s Garage, Jay Leno, will be the special guest at the 2017 AGS Conclave in Hollywood, CA. Mr. Leno will do a performance at the opening lunch on April 5th commencing the start of the Society’s four-day educational and networking events.
The 2017 Conclave will be held at the Loews Hollywood Hotel, a short two-minute walk from the renowned Hollywood Walk of Fame. His enduring professional success is a testament not only to his charm but also to his commitment to excellence. In 2014, Mr. Leno received the Mark Twain Prize for American Humor at the John F. Kennedy Center of the Performing Arts.
"It is particularly fitting that a renowned celebrity, like Jay Leno, will perform at the 2017 Conclave in Hollywood," says Ruth Batson, CEO of AGS and AGS Laboratories. "Mr. Leno is a gem in the American entertainment industry who has always aimed for excellence in his endeavors. His passionate dedication to hard work, while maintaining his magical sense of humor, is an inspiration and are qualities our members can relate to."
The AGS will be making more announcements in the near future regarding additional speakers, registration information, breakout sessions, and more. To learn more about the American Gem Society or the annual Conclave event, visit the Society’s website at www.americangemsociety.org or contact 702.255.6500.
About the American Gem Society
The American Gem Society, founded in 1934 by Robert M. Shipley, is a nonprofit trade association dedicated to promoting a high standard of ethics, continuous education, and consumer protection within the jewelry industry. The American Gem Society is a professional organization awarding credentials for its members, who are held to the highest ethical and professional standards in the industry and must pass annual recertification examinations to maintain their titles. Less than one in twenty jewelers in the country have chosen to meet the exacting standards necessary for membership.
CONTACT: Donna Jolly
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AGS and AGS Laboratories
702.255.6500 ext 1018