Trade Shows / Speaking Engagements

March 4, 2017

Hong Kong International Jewellery Show

“Fundamentals of a Responsible Lab Report in the Gem Market” by Cigdem Lule, hosted by The Gemmological Association of Hong Kong (GAHK)


Colored Stone Grading and Pricing Workshop by Cigdem Lule at Hong Kong Institute of Gemmology

Date: March 4, 2017
, Hong Kong

March 30, 2017

GIA Alumni Association – San Francisco, CA

“Color challenges: Grading, Treatments, Origin plus Tucson Roundup and Issues” by Richard Drucker


Contact: Suzanne Martinez to attend.

Date: March 30, 2017
Venue: GIA Alumni Association
San Francisco, CA, United States

April 1, 2017

Polygon Conclave – Chicago, Il.

“Market Trends in Colored Gemstones” by Stuart Robertson and Cigdem Lule

Start: April 1, 2017
End: April 3, 2017
Chicago, IL, United States

April 3, 2017

GIA Alumni Association – Orange County, California

“Color challenges: Grading, Treatments, Origin plus Tucson Roundup and Issues” by Richard Drucker

Contact: Ruth Fitzgerald to attend.

Date: April 3, 2017
Venue: GIA Alumni Association
Orange County, CA, United States

April 5, 2017

AGS Conclave – Hollywood, CA

Colored Stone Grading Workshops by Richard Drucker


Start: April 5, 2017
End: April 8, 2017
Hollywood, CA, United States

April 28, 2017

Scottish Gemmological Association Conference – Stirling, Scotland

“Adrift in the Market” by Stuart Robertson for more information.

Start: April 28, 2017
End: May 1, 2017
Stirling, Scotland, United Kingdom

June 4, 2017

JCK/AGTA Gemfair

Mandalay Bay, Booth #800, Islander Ballroom

Start: June 4, 2017
End: June 8, 2017
Venue: Mandalay Bay
Las Vegas, NV, United States

June 17, 2017

Scandinavian Gem Symposium

Color Grading Workshop by Richard Drucker

Start: June 17, 2017
End: June 18, 2017
Kisa, Sweden

September 23, 2017

World of Gems Conference V – September 23 -24, 2017

This will be the fifth World of Gems International conference.  These conferences are first class events with top speakers, great networking, and a truly fun experience.  Attendees from eight countries were part of the last conference in 2014.  A capacity crowd is expected for 2017 so sign up early.

Registration is now Open

GemGuide Subscribers $425.00
Non GemGuide Subscribers $495.00


Start: September 23, 2017
End: September 24, 2017