Supplier News: Week of Aug. 31

SimplexDiam to Offer Event Consulting

SimplexDiam Inc., a liquidation and asset recovery company, announced Aug. 31 it is now offering jewelry businesses consulting services.

Through the new service, businesses will get assistance with tasks such as organizing a promotional sale or getting the most return from a store closing.

“Whether the goal is to grow your business or sell it, the industry professionals at SimplexDiam are uniquely qualified to help you move to that next level,” the company said in a press release.

The new program will be headed by Darren Fries, who has 20 years of experience under his belt and has worked with a number of chain and independent jewelry stores as well with finances.

For more information about SimplexDiam’s new service, contact Darren Fries at 843-471-2435, or email him at


You Could Be an AGS Speaker

The American Gem Society will be holding its 2016 Conclave in the nation’s capital April 13–16, 2016, and the program is looking for presentations.

Last year, the AGS Conclave was packed with guest speakers including NFL legend Terry Bradshaw, Stephen Dubner—coauthor of Freakonomics and Think Like a Freak—and motivational speaker Bryan Dodge.

Along with guest speakers and ample time to network, the event also hosts the AGS Suppliers’ Showcase and the Jewelers of American Fashion Show, where the latest and greatest trends are displayed for attendees.

If you are interested in presenting at the 2016 Conclave, which will be held at the Hyatt Regency Crystal City in Arlington, Va., complete a proposal form at, and email it to