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Exceptional and inspiring leaders honoured at JNA Awards 2019

6 November 2019

JNA Awards celebrates and recognises entrepreneurs and companies that set high standards for excellence, innovation and outstanding business performance.


 

The 8th annual JNA Awards, one of the most highly acclaimed awards programmes in the international jewellery and gemstone industry, concluded on a high note at a gala dinner and awards ceremony in Hong Kong on September 17. Industry dignitaries and trade leaders graced the event.

Organised by Informa Markets, the Awards celebrates and recognises entrepreneurs and companies that set high standards for excellence, innovation and outstanding business performance. A total of 45 Honourees were feted for their notable accomplishments in the past year. Among them, 16 were honoured as Recipients across 11 award categories by a respected and experienced panel of judges.

Three outstanding leaders from the retail sector, Cao Thi Ngoc Dung, Hung Ming Li and Wang Chun Li are the Recipients of this year's highest accolade, the Lifetime Achievement Award. These exceptional leaders are well-known for their instrumental roles in transforming and shaping the retail landscape in their respective fields and regions.

Letitia Chow, JNA Awards chairperson and director of Business Development – Jewellery Group at Informa Markets, stated, “We are celebrating a milestone in the jewellery and gemstone trade. These companies have demonstrated that with perseverance and forward-thinking, even in times of challenges, our industry can adapt, transform and continue to make a positive impact on the growth of the business. For that, they truly deserve our sincere congratulations and applause.”

In addition to Headline Partners Chow Tai Fook Jewellery Group Ltd, Shanghai Diamond Exchange and DANAT, the JNA Awards is supported by Honoured Partners KGK Group, China Gems & Jade Exchange, and Guangdong Land Holdings Ltd.


The 16 Award Recipients across 11 categories are:

Brand of the Year – Retail

Shenzhen Sunfeel Jewelry Co Ltd – China

eSupplier of the Year

Kapur Gems – India

Industry Innovation of the Year – Diamond Identification

Diamond Services Ltd – Hong Kong

Industry Innovation of the Year – Jewellery Manufacturing Technology

3D Kaiente Jewellery Co Ltd – China

Industry Innovation of the Year – Production Technology

Sahajanand Technologies Pvt Ltd – India

Shenzhen Future Wisdom Jewelry Co Ltd – China

Manufacturer of the Year – Cutting & Polishing – Creativity & Innovation

China Stone Co Ltd – Thailand

Manufacturer of the Year – Jewellery

Chow Tai Fook Jewellery Group Ltd – Hong Kong

Outstanding Enterprise of the Year – China

Decent Gold Group Co Ltd – China

Outstanding Enterprise of the Year – Countries/Regions outside of China and India

Frank & Co – Indonesia

Outstanding Enterprise of the Year – India

H.K. Designs – India

Retailer of the Year

Luk Fook Holdings (International) Ltd – Hong Kong

Phu Nhuan Jewelry Joint Stock Co – Vietnam

Sustainability Initiative of the Year

Shenzhen Xingguangda Jewerly Industrial Co Ltd – China

Young Entrepreneur of the Year (age 40 and below)

Abhay Chordia, Ashok Jewels – India

Angelina Lau, SK Jewellery Group – Singapore