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Visit Our AGS Industry Partners at Conclave 2018

Wednesday, April 11, 2018  
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The Networking Area at Conclave is the place to enjoy refreshments and connect with fellow AGS members. It’s also the place to meet face-to-face with our AGS industry partners!

We've formed partnerships with these companies in order to help our members increase profitability of their business operations through lower rates, higher customer service, and incentive programs.

New this year: The AGS Laboratories® Diamond Pavilion. On Monday, April 23, from 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m, visit your fellow AGS Suppliers who specialize in AGS Laboratories’ graded loose diamonds

Grab and Go Breakfast: Also on Monday from 8:00 a.m. - 9:30 a.m., stop by the Networking Area/AGS Laboratories Diamond Pavilion for a quick morning bite before heading to class.

The following companies will be exhibiting in either the Networking Area or the AGS Laboratories® Diamond Pavilion.


Networking Area

AGTA Jewelers Mutual Insurance Group
AGS Laboratories Jewelers of America
Centurion Parcel Pro
Couture/JA New York Podium
Fire Polish Preferred Jewelers International
Forevermark Sarine
Gem-A The Edge by Abbott & Shapiro
Gemfind The Gordon Company
GIA Trac Tech
Grunberger Diamonds Virtual Diamond Boutique
IDEX Wells Fargo
JCK Events Wilkerson
Jewelers for Children  


AGS Laboratories® Diamond Pavilion

Ankit Gems Paramount Gems
David Weisz & Sons Stuller, Inc.
Julius Klein Group Varsha - Fire & Ice Diamonds
KR Gems & Diamonds International Venus Jewel



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