Jewellery News Asia launches the Jewellery News Asia (JNA) Awards 2012

Jewellery News Asia launches the Jewellery News Asia (JNA) Awards 2012
Hong Kong, September 21, 2011. Jewellery News Asia ( announced the launch of a new awards event, the JNA Awards ceremony and gala dinner, to be held during the Hong Kong Jewellery & Gem Fair in September 2012.
People and organisations from across the globe are encouraged to nominate or enter organisations or individuals who have achieved excellence in the jewellery industry. Nominations can be made in twelve categories across several sectors including manufacturing, retailing, branding, corporate social responsibility, innovation, quality, leadership and outstanding contribution.  Visit for further information about the Awards and how to enter the Awards.
The inaugural JNA Awards 2012 event will be held at a prestigious hotel on one of the evenings during the world’s largest jewellery fair, the SeptemberHong Kong Jewellery & Gem Fair The fair attracts over 3,450 exhibitors from 46 countries and regions, and over 45,000 buyers from 135 countries are expected. The awards ceremony and gala dinner, to be attended by over 400 industry leaders, entrepreneurs and media representatives, will honour and reward the best of the jewellery industry.
“I’m thrilled to be launching this new initiative alongside the world’s largest jewellery fair,” said Letitia Chow, Director of Business Development – Jewellery Group at UBM Asia. “The gala awards ceremony will be an exciting, a must-attend event on the annual calendar in the jewellery and gem business. It presents the perfect setting to reward and celebrate our industry, as well as providing a unique platform for our valued exhibitors and visitors to network.”
Categories include:
  • –   Manufacturer of the Year
  • –   Retailer of the Year
  • –   Employer of the Year
  • –   Brand of the Year
  • –   Industry Innovation of the Year – Manufacturing
  • –   Industry Innovation of the Year – Retail
  • –   Sustainability Initiative of the Year
  • –   Young Leader of the Year (Age 30 or below)
  • –   3 Decades of Excellence Award
  • –   Outstanding Contribution to the Industry of the Year
  • –   Lifetime Achievement Award
  • –   Wonder of the World Award


Jewellery News Asia, first published in 1983, is the flagship magazine of UBM Asia’s ( Jewellery Group. The publication is a leader in providing the latest industry updates and in-depth reports, covering the international jewellery trade with an Asia insight. Following its success, the publication launched its online edition, in June 2011.