Sugar Ray Leonard to Keynote AGS Conclave 2017



The boxing legend will speak on April 7

The American Gem Society (AGS) has announced that Sugar Ray Leonard (pictured) will be one of the keynote speakers at the organization’s 83rd annual Conclave in April in Los Angeles.

The former Olympic boxer, who won a gold medal and holds world championships in five weight classes, will speak at the general session breakfast on April 7. The Conclave runs April 5–8.

“Mr. Leonard’s endurance, drive, and record-breaking success are a source of inspiration for millions,” said Ruth Batson, CEO of AGS and AGS Laboratories, in a statement. “We look forward to his presentation and his insights on persevering through adversity and achieving his goals through hard work, passion, and dedication…traits our members share!”

Leonard is also the founder of the Sugar Ray Leonard Foundation, which raises funds for research for type 1 diabetes.

(Photo courtesy of AGS)