Long Island Guild Meeting
Tell a Friend About This EventTell a Friend

When: Tuesday, May 14, 2019
9:30 pm
Where: Piccola Bussola
159 Jericho Turnpike
Mineola, New York  11501
United States
Contact: Howard Hauben

« Go to Upcoming Event List  

Cost: $53 online / $58 at door - Non-Kosher meal
$63 online / $68 at door - Kosher meal
Schedule: 7:00 p.m. - Networking
7:30 p.m. - Dinner and Presentation
8:30 p.m. - Questions and discussion



The Long Island Guild Presents

The Future of Jewelry Retailing
Peter Smith, President of Memoire


Peter SmithAs a keen observer of developments across the broader retail landscape, Peter Smith offers a compelling perspective on what is transpiring in retail today.

He connects the dots in a way that both challenges some of the myths about the “retail apocalypse” and offers a useful road map for retailers who might be looking to change course.

Peter is an industry veteran with more than thirty-five years in both wholesale and retail jewelry. He is a columnist for National Jeweler and The Jewelry Book, where he writes about the retail experience. Peter is also the author of Hiring Squirrels: 12 Essential Interview Questions to Uncover Great Retail Sales Talent and Sell Something: Principles and Perspectives for Engaged Retail Salespeople.





Would you like to hear more about the latest news, tips, and trends on fine jewelry and gems? Look no further than your inbox! Sign up today to receive our e-newsletter, Brilliance.

Sign Up

Mission Statement

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.

American Gem Society

8881 W. Sahara Ave. Las Vegas, NV 89117

info@ags.org (866) 805-6500