Seattle Guild Meeting
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When: Thursday, June 27, 2019
6:30 PM
Where: Seattle Pacific University
3469 3rd Avenue West
Seattle, Washington  98119
United States

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Cost: $25 online or $40 at the door
Schedule: 6:30 p.m. - Networking and hors d'oeuvres
7:00 p.m. - Presentation
8:00 p.m. - Questions and discussion



The Seattle Guild Presents

Developing the Mind of a Leader
with Bill Boyajian, Founder and President of Bill Boyajian & Associates


Bill BoyajianBill Boyajian is the former long-time president of the Gemological Institute of America, and a noted leader in the gem and jewelry industry.

He is currently founder and president of Bill Boyajian & Associates, Inc., where his company consults for a wide variety of businesses inside and outside the jewelry trade focusing on leadership, management, organizational development, business transition, and succession planning.

Bill is the author of Developing the Mind of a Leader – Your Path to Lead and Inspire People and is a sought-after business coach and speaker. Bill serves on several boards and is a key advisor to numerous companies.





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.

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