Seattle Guild Meeting
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When: Wednesday, March 7, 2018
6:30 PM
Where: Seattle Pacific University
Otto Miller Hall
3469 3rd Avenue W
Seattle, Washington  98119
United States
Presenter: Adam Graham, CSA
Contact: Gina Hawkins, RJ, Seattle Guild President

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Schedule: 6:30 p.m. - Networking and Refreshments
7:00 p.m. - Lecture
Cost: $25 - Members (AGS, WJA, Seattle GIA Alumni)
$40 - Non-members at the door
RSVP: Online for Members Only


The Seattle Guild Presents
Adam Graham, CSA, Director of Sales, Joshua J Fine Jewelry

Capitalizing on Color


Presented in partnership with the Seattle Chapter of the GIA Alumni and WJA Seattle.

You love colored gemstones. You know that color offers bigger margins than other categories. Why isn't color a bigger focus in your business? How do you use color to differentiate yourself in your market? The answers to these questions and more will be discussed in this session with industry veteran, Adam Graham, CSA.

His hands-on, executive-level experience in retail, wholesale, and trade associations, gives him a unique perspective on how companies and people can position themselves for success with practical strategies in marketing, selling, and events.


About Adam Graham:

Adam Graham, CSA, is the Director of Sales & Marketing for Joshua J Fine Jewelry. Adam has also served in executive roles for iconic jewelry organizations such as Omi Gems and its luxury jewelry brand, Omi Privé, Erica Courtney, the American Gem Trade Association, Rapaport, and the American Gem Society. He is a regular speaker at trade shows and conferences around the country and has authored many articles in trade and consumer publications. He currently serves as the president of the AGS Orange County Guild. In 2017, Adam received the prestigious Sally Morton Award for his service to the American Gem Society.


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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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