Last updateTue, 17 Apr 2018 11pm

NFL legend Terry Bradshaw to present opening keynote at Conclave

(LAS VEGAS) - The American Gem Society (AGS) has announced that football legend and four-time Super Bowl champion, Terry Bradshaw, will be the opening keynote speaker for Conclave 2015 in New Orleans, LA. Bradshaw will be joined by a wide variety of renowned business leaders and innovators in this year’s lineup.

BradshawJoining the elite lineup at Conclave is Steven Dubner, an award-winning author, journalist, radio and TV personality. Steven is the co-author of the International Bestseller “Freakonomics” and “Superfreakonomics.” His latest book, “Think Like a Freak,” is on the New York Times Best Seller list.

Another well-known keynote is the inspirational Diana Nyad. At age 64, Ms. Nyad successfully fulfilled her lifelong dream of completing the 110-mile swim from Cuba to Florida. She has since become a prominent sports broadcaster, author and has earned the reputation of a uniquely passionate and entertaining public speaker.

Comedienne and business motivational speaker Connie Podesta rounds out the lineup. Ms. Podesta is a whirlwind of energy and business success, and loves nothing more than to help her audience get the most out of life.

Featured Speaker notables include: Joel Zeff, a national workplace expert, speaker, author and humorist. Joel will speak on “The Tao of Ta-Da” focusing on how to get the most out of your work and your life.  Colleen Francis has studied the habits of the top 10% of sales performers from organizations of all sizes for over 20 years and condensed it down to a winning formula and internationally acclaimed sales training system. Ms. Francis will be sharing it all in “Nonstop Sales Boom: Powerful Strategies to Drive Consistent Growth Year After Year.” One of America’s most sought-after speakers, making over 250 appearances in the U.S. and Canada last year, Bryan Dodge, is returning to Conclave 2015 with a workshop on building successful teams.   

The 2015 AGS International Conclave will be held April 22-25 at the Marriott New Orleans. For more information, contact the membership department at 866-805-6500 or e-mail This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..