JNA Awards calling for entries

The first of its kind in Asia, the JNA Awards is an international event to honour and recognise excellence and achievements in the jewellery trade with a focus on contribution and advancement in the Asian region. The Awards ceremony and gala dinner will be held on September 20, 2012, during the September Hong Kong Jewellery & Gem Fair, at The Ritz-Carlton, Hong Kong.

The event is calling for entries until May 4. Companies and individuals interested in submitting an application can visit the official site for entry forms and to obtain details on the awards categories, rules of entry, judging criteria and judging process.
JNA Awards 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
Organised by Jewellery News Asia in collaboration with UBM Awards, this industry-wide event honours and recognises excellence and achievement in the jewellery and gemstone trade in Asia, focusing in areas of manufacturing, retailing, branding, corporate social responsibility, innovation, quality, leadership and outstanding contribution.