The Categories

The JNA Awards recognises innovation, excellence and achievement in the jewellery and gemstone industry in various categories, including the Lifetime Achievement Award – the Recipient of which is selected by the organiser.

Companies are allowed and encouraged to submit entries in multiple categories in the JNA Awards up to a maximum of three (3) categories.

The list of Awards categories for 2020 is as follows:

  • Industry Innovation of the Year (digital platform, gemmological research, management process, manufacturing process, marketing or branding initiative, online business, product development, strategy and business model, technology)
  • Manufacturer of the Year
  • Outstanding Enterprise of the Year – APAC
  • Outstanding Enterprise of the Year – EMEA
  • Retailer of the Year
  • Sustainability Initiative of the Year
  • Young Entrepreneur of the Year (age 40 and below)
  • Lifetime Achievement Award (nominated by the organiser)