INHORGENTA MUNICH 2018 presents INHORGENTA AWARD for second time


INHORGENTA MUNICH 2018 presents INHORGENTA AWARD for second time

MUNICH, January 27, 2018 – One of the trade show’s highlights enters the second round: the INHORGENTA AWARD. The award presentation by INHORGENTA MUNICH 2018, Europe’s largest trade show for jewellery, precious stones and timepieces, is the culmination of the four-day industry event.

INHORGENTA MUNICH 2018 presents INHORGENTA AWARD for second time

The Award honours special design products and achievements and is presented in seven categories this time: Fine Jewellery, Fashion Jewellery, Designer of the year, Watch Design of the year, Smart & Connected Watch of the year, Retailer of the year—and the audience prize Best Piece of Jewellery.

The second INHORGENTA AWARD leads the way again. The get-together of industry experts, manufacturers and customers at the trade show provides the perfect setting for awards for special designs.

However, this means much more for the industry than just celebrating itself.

INHORGENTA MUNICH 2018 presents INHORGENTA AWARD for second time

“The Award increases public awareness of jewellery and watches,” says Klaus Dittrich, Chairman and CEO of Messe München. In addition, manufacturers receive enormous support in their sales efforts, according to the Messe CEO.

All manufacturers and designers of jewellery and watch collections are eligible to participate—even those who do not participate in the trade show may present their candidacy.

A top-class jury, composed of prominent and professionally competent representatives from the show, design and model business, will select the Award winners.

When the red carpet for the INHORGENTA AWARD is rolled out in February, three new faces will enrich the team alongside star presenter Alexander Mazza:

Barbara Becker, a native of Heidelberg, is a well-known actor and TV presenter. Furthermore, she is herself a designer of jewellery and fashion.

INHORGENTA MUNICH 2018 presents INHORGENTA AWARD for second time

Patricia Riekel—the Grande Dame of German people journalism. She has been at the top of the [German] magazine “Bunte” as an editor-in-chief and most recently as a publisher for 20 years.

Markus Hilzinger—the multi-award winning interior designer and product designer is an expert IN interior design and decorations. According to the “AD Architectural Digest” magazine, the Berliner-by-choice ranks among Germany’s “top 50 designers”.

The other jury members of the INHORGENTA AWARD 2018 are top model Franziska Knuppe, Christine Lüdeke, Professor for Design at Pforzheim University, Anja Heiden, Board Member of Wempe Jewellery Business Segment and watch expert Gisbert Brunner.

The INHORGENTA AWARD 2018 offers various sponsorship packages. More information:

Find inspiration in the INHORGENTA FORUM

If you’re looking for inspiration and innovation in the jewellery and timepiece industry, then you need look no further!

Visitors to INHORGENTA MUNICH can attend the exciting programme of special events and evening celebrations and share experiences and knowledge with expert designers and specialists.

INHORGENTA MUNICH will take place FROM 16th – 19th February 2018 in Munich, Germany. Over 27,500 visitors are expected to gather at the Messe Munich to network and meet with over 1,000 exhibitors.

With the extensive seminar programme, you will be introduced to the trends of tomorrow and beyond, as you discover in forums, lectures and panel discussions how jewellery and timepieces will change in the future. Benefit from an insight into the latest innovative industry developments and network with colleagues, experts and designers from across the world.

A wide spectrum of topics ranging from digital transformation and the success of online shops to trends in pearls, gemstones, diamonds and smartwatches will be covered.

The forum will offer in-depth information and ideas for those wanting to make their business even more successful.

All events are free of charge to attend for INHORGENTA MUNICH visitors and the varied programme offers something for all.

INHORGENTA MUNICH 2018 presents INHORGENTA AWARD for second time