The American Gem Society (AGS) will be awarding a grant to one lucky Black in Jewelry Coalition member. This grant will cover the cost of registration to the 2023 AGS Conclave show in Louisville, Kentucky May 1-3, 2023 and the cost of basic hotel room fees for the show; (this excludes the cost of food, room service, and other added hotel fees). AGS will also provide the grantee with a $500 gift card applicable to the cost of travel to and from the show; *any remaining travel costs are the responsibility of the recipient.
If you have a strong desire and commitment to excel in the gem, jewelry, and watch industry and value the American Gem Society and Black in Jewelry Coalition’s missions*, then complete the application below:
DIGITAL EDUCATION: Immerse yourself in a mix of live workshops, specialized working groups and selections from our video and article library.
FINANCIAL RESOURCES: A $5,000 business education grant, plus access to $0 interest loans via Kiva.
PREMIER PEER NETWORK: Collaborate with your cohort, program alumni, and advisors through online networking and small group sessions.
FELLOWS LAB: Put the year’s learning to use in a culminating company presentation to experts who offer guidance on your main business challenges.
APPLICATIONS CLOSED on NOVEMBER 3, 2022