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Top Four Reasons to Attend the AGS Suppliers' Reception and Showcase

Wednesday, March 1, 2017   (0 Comments)
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L.J. West Diamonds at Conclave in Washington, D.C.Wednesday night's events during Conclave have always been special, for it gives attendees the opportunity to get up-close with the gems and jewelry they've always admired, by some of the best suppliers in the industry: AGS Suppliers. 

There is no other event in our industry that gives you dedicated time to touch and try on this amazing jewelry in person and not feel crowded and rushed!

The AGS Suppliers’ Reception and Showcase will take place Wednesday, April 5, 6:00-9:00 p.m. and is sponsored by The Knot. We have four great reasons why you shouldn't miss this exceptional event!

#1 - Support Your AGS Suppliers

Without the support of our AGS suppliers, this event wouldn't be possible! As AGS Retail members, we encourage you to support your fellow AGS Supplier members, for they share your same commitment towards business ethics, education, and consumer protection.

Take this time to ask questions and get a close look at their product. They are your trusted supplier.

Here is a listing of participating AGS Supplier Members:

AG Gems
AGTA Collection
Armand Jacoby
Ashi Diamonds
Baggins, Inc.
David Weisz & Sons
Doves by Doron Paloma
Gems One
Harry Kotlar
Julius Klein Group
JYE's International
Lightning Ridge Collection
Lika Behar Collection
L.J. West Diamonds
McTeigue Since 1895
Omi Privé
SDC Creations
Supreme Jewelry
Varsha Diamonds


#2 - Immerse Yourself in Beauty

This year, the spectacular jewelry will be worn by stunning models in a new, interactive format. Jewelry is a work of art and we want you to immerse yourself in these beautiful designs.

#3 - Gourmet Delicacies and an Open Bar

No memorable event is complete without incredible food and drink! Dine on gourmet fare from famed chef Wolfgang Puck. Did we mention it's an open bar? Wet your whistle with fine wine and libations.

#4 - Networking

Mix and mingle with the best-of-the-best in the industry, your fellow AGS members! The AGS Suppliers' Reception and Showcase is a terrific forum to visit other like-minded professionals.

As you can see, this year's Wednesday evening event promises to be quite the showstopper. This is your time to enjoy looking at amazing jewelry and gemstones with no pressure and an ideal opportunity to form lifelong relationships with your trusted AGS Supplier.



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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