Orange County Guild Meeting
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When: Monday, November 20, 2017
7:00 PM
Where: Simone & Son Fine Jewelers
10124 Adams Ave
Huntington Beach, California  92646
United States
Presenter: Benjamin Guttery, Third Coast Gems
Contact: Adam Graham, CSA

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Schedule: 7:00 PM -Networking; drinks and appetizers provided
7:30 PM - Presentation and Q&A
Cost: $20 in advance or $25 at the door
Register: Online


The Orange County Guild Presents
Benjamin Guttery of Third Coast Gems

Benjamin Guttery has been called "The King of Instagram and Social Media" by jewelry industry trade publications. His signature wedding ring has been referred to as his "Iris Apfel Sunglasses." And he is known for creating catchy hashtags like #StacksAreTheNewBlack and #Opalicious.

Come meet and listen to Benjamin Guttery of @thirdcoastgems to find out how you can improve your social media outreach this holiday season and beyond. Whether you're a retailer, wholesaler, lapidary, stone dealer, or an emerging or established designer, this talk will help your business get more exposure.

Learn from one of the best storytellers in our industry on how to share your story and become more "Social on Social Media."

Benjamin Guttery, G.G., is known as “Third Coast Gems” across multiple social media platforms. He spotlights emerging and established designers alike, and the boutiques that partner with them, through his contagious passion for jewelry and gemstones. With his knowledge from being a Gemological Institute of America Graduate Gemologist, he also helps consumers understand more about the trade.

JCK, INSTORE, and INDESIGN magazines have recognized and featured him on several occasions throughout his career. He has also served on INSTORE magazine's "Style Council" and as a judge for their "America's Coolest Stores" issue. Follow Benjamin on Instagram at @ThirdCoastGems to see his travels nationwide and beyond to seek out the best in fine designer jewelry.



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The American Gem Society (AGS) is a nonprofit trade association of fine jewelry professionals dedicated to setting, maintaining and promoting the highest standards of ethical conduct and professional behavior through education, accreditation, recertification of its membership, gemological standards, and gemological research.

The Society is committed to providing educational products to inform and protect the consumer and to contributing to the betterment of the trade by creating industry standards to protect the jewelry-buying public and the fine jewelry industry as a whole.

AGS Laboratories, founded to support the AGS mission, is a nonprofit diamond grading laboratory with a mission of consumer protection. Adhering to the AGS Diamond Grading Standards, AGS Laboratories is dedicated to offering diamond grading reports that provide consistency and accuracy based on science.

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