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AGS Postpones Conclave 2021

With the American Gem Society’s health and safety concerns as a top priority, AGS has made the decision to postpone Conclave 2021 until the fall.

After canceling the 2020 Conclave due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the American Gem Society had planned to host the 2021 Conclave, April 26-28 in Louisville, Kentucky at the Omni Louisville Hotel.

AGS is working to select new dates and a location and will issue an update as soon as possible.

“This was a very difficult, but necessary decision for us to make,” said Alexis Padis, CGA, Chair of the AGS Conclave Committee, and Secretary on the AGS Board of Directors. “We all miss time spent in person with our AGS community, and everyone was so excited about the idea of seeing one another finally. With the uncertainty that the COVID-19 pandemic has brought and the health of our membership as the top priority, we came to the conclusion, after much discussion, that the best thing to do for our members was to move this much-loved event to the fall.”

Keeping members' health and safety will continue to be a priority for AGS. When Conclave returns in the fall, AGS will provide a safe environment for attendees that follows local and federal health guidelines.

The American Gem Society would like to thank Jewelers Mutual Group, who will return as the Presenting Sponsor for Conclave in the fall. Without their support, the American Gem Society would not be able to provide the educational programming that it offers.

To learn more, visit ags.org/Conclave.

About the American Gem Society
The American Gem Society, founded in 1934 by Robert M. Shipley, is a nonprofit trade association dedicated to proven ethics, knowledge, and consumer protection within the jewelry industry. The American Gem Society is a professional organization awarding credentials for its members, who are held to the highest ethical and professional standards in the industry and must pass annual recertification examinations to maintain their titles. Less than one in twenty jewelers in the country have chosen to meet the exacting standards necessary for membership. For more information, please visit www.americangemsociety.org.


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