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American Gem Society Targets Negotiation Skills for Confluence 2022 June 27, 2022 (0 comments)


Las Vegas, NV--Confluence, the virtual educational conference from the American Gem Society (AGS), is back for its second year. The event will be held on August 22 from 9:00 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. PST (6 a.m. till 9:45 a.m. EST), and will include education and networking opportunities.

This year’s programming will feature sessions from leading experts with presentations to help members enhance their negotiation skills:

“Each year, Confluence offers our members a great opportunity to hone specific skills that can enrich their career and help them achieve their goals,” said Katherine Bodoh, CEO of the American Gem Society and AGS Laboratories. “Successful negotiation is essential to many of our members’ careers. We are pleased we can provide them with this important learning opportunity.”

GIA is the Presenting Sponsor of this year’s Confluence. “Because of their generous support, we are able to bring this valuable education to our membership,” said Ms. Bodoh. “We are very grateful to GIA for all they do for the AGS community.”

“As change continues to accelerate in the post-pandemic world, relevant and timely education is ever more important for retailer jewelers,” said Susan Jacques, GIA president and CEO. “This is yet another way we are using our strong relationship to advance the shared AGS-GIA consumer protection mission.”

Confluence is open to all members of the American Gem Society. Members can register at

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