JNA to award excellence, innovation and entrepreneurship
HONG KONG, September 22, 2011 – Jewellery News Asia and UBM Awards yesterday launched the JNA Awards, an event that shines the light on companies that have shown excellence in education, technology, retail, marketing and innovation, and on individuals whose ideas and actions have made a positive impact on their businesses and communities.
Members of the gemstone and jewellery trade are invited to take part in the awards for three key reasons: to raise their profile, prove their excellence and acknowledge their team’s efforts.
JNA Awards spans 10 categories namely Retail Growth of the Year – China, Retail Growth of the Year – India, Multimedia Marketing Campaign of the Year, Consumer Education Initiative of the Year, Staff Education Initiative of the Year – China, Staff Education Initiative of the Year – India, Technology Innovation of the Year, CSR Champion, The Entrepreneurial Excellence Award and the Outstanding Contribution to the Industry Award.
The winners will be announced at a gala dinner and awards ceremony to be held during the Hong Kong Jewellery & Gem Fair in September 2012. More than 400 industry leaders, entrepreneurs and media representatives are expected to attend this prestigious event.
“I am 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 and must-attend event on the jewellery and gem trade’s annual calendar. 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.”
JNA Awards is open to sponsorship and participating companies can expect more than a 150 percent return on investment through the high volume of press coverage and business opportunities that the awards are uniquely positioned to offer.
“Whether your company is already a leader within its sector or is seeking to enhance its position, sponsorship of the JNA Awards will place your company in a position of authority and enable you to build new business relationships and strengthen those you already admire,” Paul Davis, group publisher of UBM Asia’s jewellery division, said.
The JNA Awards gives organisations the opportunity to align their brands with excellence, innovation and professionalism in the best of Asian business; join a select group of companies supporting and endorsing Asian business success; benefit from the extensive range of marketing and public relations activities that will be implemented before, during and after the event; gain direct access, and build long-term relationships with, established business leaders and the industry’s rising stars.
These sponsorship opportunities may come in the form of an award category sponsorship, which grants the participating company exclusive sponsorship of a selected category and benefits over a 12-month period.
JNA Awards also offers a headline sponsor position. The Awards team will work closely with the headline sponsor to develop bespoke award categories that best fits the objectives and values of the sponsor and JNA Awards.
For general awards enquiries, contact Paul Davis, group publisher, at [email protected] (tel. no. +852 2516 1638) or Paul Pimlett, events director, at [email protected] (tel. no. +44 0 20 7921 8090).
For sponsorship opportunities, contact Letitia Chow, director of Business Development, at [email protected] (tel. no. +852 2516 1682).