Partners

JNA Awards 2015

 

Headline Partners Profile

Chow Tai Fook

Chow Tai Fook

Chow Tai Fook Jewellery Group Ltd, one of the world’s leading jeweller and the largest in terms of sales, was listed on the Main Board of The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong in December 2011. Chow Tai Fook is now a constituent stock of the Hang Seng China 50 Index and the Hang Seng Mainland 100 Index.

The iconic brand "Chow Tai Fook" of the Group has been widely recognised for its trustworthiness and authenticity, and renowned for product design, quality and value. The acquisition of Hearts On Fire, an internationally acclaimed  US luxury jewellery brand, has further underpinned the Group's stature as a diamond expert in the industry.

The Group has an extensive retail network comprising 2,270 Chow Tai Fook and Hearts On Fire points of sale spanning nearly 500 cities in Greater China, Singapore, Malaysia, South Korea and the United States, as well as a strong and fast growing e-tail network through operating its Chow Tai Fook e-Shop and various e-tail accounts on other online shopping platforms.

The Group’s sophisticated vertically integrated business model provides an effective and tight control over the entire operation chain from raw material procurement, design, production, to marketing and sales through its extensive POS and e-tail channels.

"The JNA Awards is a major event in Asia, the world’s largest jewellery market. Chow Tai Fook is very honoured to be one of the Headline Partners of the Awards for four consecutive year, together with Rio Tinto Diamonds. In addition to recognising the most exceptional accomplishments of jewellery and gemstone companies, the Awards also plays an important role in driving the growth and development of the industry. Together, we will continue to uphold the highest standards of best business practices."
- Kent Wong
Managing Director
Chow Tai Fook Jewellery Group Ltd

www.chowtaifook.com


 

Rio Tinto Diamonds (RTD)

Rio Tinto

Rio Tinto operates a fully integrated diamonds business from exploration through to sales and marketing. It is one of the world’s major diamond producers through its 100 percent control of the Argyle mine in Australia, 60 percent interest in Diavik mine in Canada, 78 percent interest in the Murowa mine in Zimbabwe and 100 percent interest in the Bunder project in India.

Rio Tinto’s share of the production from its three operating diamond mines is sold through its sales and marketing office in Antwerp, with representative offices in Mumbai, Hong Kong and New York. It also operates a niche cutting and polishing factory in Perth for the rare pink diamonds from its Argyle mine. Rio Tinto is a leading supporter of the Kimberley Process, as well as a founding member of the Responsible Jewellery Council.

"Jewellery design is advancing at an unprecedented pace in China and the JNA Awards is a fantastic platform to showcase talented and innovative individuals and companies. Rio Tinto Diamonds encourages potential applicants to enter and wish them the best of luck."
- Rita Maltez
Director, Greater China Representative office
Diamonds Sales and Marketing
Rio Tinto Diamonds

www.riotintodiamonds.com

 

 
 

 

Honoured Partners Profile

DIAROUGH

Diarough Group was established in Antwerp in 1975 and owns diamond polishing factories in China, India, Thailand and Botswana, with a network of sales offices around the world. Diarough is known among the most professional and respected names in the international diamond industry.

Diarough believes in building and nurturing long-term business relationships based on mutual trust, finding solutions to business and marketing problems, creating marketable opportunities through innovative products and providing excellent client service.

Its jewellery manufacturing unit Uni-Design has produced many award winning jewellery pieces, which have been proudly worn by celebrities on the red carpet over the years

The Group employs over 3,500 people and is engaged in a wide range of diamond business activities like rough trading, cutting, polishing, jewellery manufacturing and marketing to retailers, chain stores, global brands and private labels worldwide. Diarough employs advanced technology and modern work speed with traditional ethical business practices upon which the Company was founded.

“The JNA Awards has shown time and again that it conducts its entire selection process in a very fair and transparent manner. Diarough recognises this and fully supports an awards programme that has set a high standard of integrity. We are proud to partner with an event of this calibre that not only showcases Asia’s best, but also motivates the entire diamond and jewellery industry to pursue innovation and excellence.”
- Nishit Parikh
Director
Diarough Group

www.diarough.com 

 

GÜBELIN

Since 1854 the name Gübelin has stood for the very highest standards in gemstones, jewellery and watches. With its selection of most sought-after timepieces and jewellery of its own design, the family-run business is represented at all the prime locations in Switzerland: Lucerne, Zurich, Basel, Bern, St. Moritz, Lugano and Geneva. Last November, Gübelin Jewellery established its presence in Hong Kong.

Besides the jewellery boutiques and the Gübelin Ateliers, the group has a newly-established Academy and a world-renowned Gemmological Laboratory. The Gübelin Gem Lab is one of the oldest and most respected institutions of its kind, relied on by dealers, auction houses, royal families and collectors since the 1920s.

"We are proud to sponsor the prestigious JNA Awards since it promotes and builds awareness on the vital issues impacting the gemstone and jewellery industry. The Awards also reflects the values of Gübelin, a family-owned business that is famous for fine jewellery that merges Swiss goldsmith craftsmanship with precious gemstones, and the Gübelin gemmological laboratory, which is a global leader in coloured gemstone certification."
- Raphael Gübelin
CEO
Gübelin Group

www.gubelin.com 

 

Shanghai Diamond Exchange (SDE)

The Shanghai Diamond Exchange (SDE)

Authorised by the State Council, the Shanghai Diamond Exchange (SDE) is the only diamond exchange in China and provides diamond dealers a fair and safe transaction venue under close supervision. It also enjoys a favourable taxation policy and is operated in accordance with international best practices of the diamond industry.

Established in 2000, the SDE is a non-profit, self-regulating membership organisation and a member of the World Federation of Diamond Bourses.

"We are honoured to be part of the inaugural JNA Awards ceremony. This is an exciting event that the industry has been waiting for and will surely help push the industry to even higher standards."
- Lin Qiang
President and Managing Director
Shanghai Diamond Exchange

www.cnsde.com

The Israel Diamond Institute (IDI)

Israel Diamond Institute (IDI)

The Israel Diamond Institute Group of Companies (IDI) is a non-profit, public interest company representing all institutions involved in the Israeli Diamond Industry. Israel is one of the world’s leading diamond centres and IDI works to enhance Israel’s position as a major trading and manufacturing hub.

IDI works to benefit Israel’s diamond industry in a variety of areas including: marketing and PR, technological innovation, encouraging local manufacturing, training, and security consulting. IDI seeks out new markets for Israeli diamonds and develops existing ones. As part of this effort, IDI organizes industry participation in major trade fairs around the world, establishing Israeli Diamond Pavilions and sponsoring events at these shows.

IDI operates a representative office in Hong Kong, which fosters trade relations with Asian markets.

“IDI salutes the JNA Awards for its dedication to excellence and its important contribution to the industry. Once again, we are proud to be a part of it and we hope that Israeli companies will continue to be recognized by JNA for innovation and excellence in their fields.”
- Ira Tsirlina
Chief Marketing Officer
IDI Group of Companies

www.israelidiamond.co.il


 


 

Guangdong Land Holdings Limited (GDLAND)

 Guangdong Land Holdings Limited (GDLAND)

The Guangdong Land Holdings Limited (GDLAND), with its headquarter in Hong Kong, is listed on The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited, and is a subsidiary of GDH Limited, which is Guangdong Province’s largest conglomerate operating outside Mainland China.

The principal business of GDLAND is property development and investment, including but not limited to the development and operational management of the innovative commercial real estate, urban complex and industrial business complex. As the strategic arm of GDH Limited, GDLAND engages in the business development of commercial real estate, as well as the projects of urban and industrial complex.

GDLAND’s flagship project, namely the “Buxin Project”, is planned to become the biggest and most advanced jewellery mart in the world, including a large-scale jewellery trading and exhibition centre along with other facilities, with a lot size of over 87,000 square metres and the construction scale(floor area) is expected to be more than 700,000 square metres. The Buxin Project, which is located in the Buxin area of Luohu district in Central Shenzhen, close to the Shuibei Gold and Jewellery Base, is expected to develop the area into one of the most influential gold and jewellery trading and exchange platforms in China and around the world.

"GDLAND is extremely proud to become one of the Honoured Partners of an Awards event with such high quality and reputation. We are optimistic about the future of the jewellery industry and look forward to the progress and mutual benefits achieved through our efforts."
- Ye Xu Quan
CEO
Guangdong Land Holdings Limited

www.gdland.com.hk


 

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