UBM India's Retail Jewellers Guild Awards (RJGA) Honours the Best of Retail Jewellers Across India


NEW DELHI, November 14, 2017 /PRNewswire/ --

The successful 3rd edition concludes at a striking grand ceremony in New Delhi 

UBM India's Retail Jewellers Guild Awards yet again honours and recognises the impeccable contribution of individuals and organisations to the retail jewellery industry of India, at a glittering ceremony at The Shangri-La's Hotel, New Delhi. The most coveted awards of the evening witnessed industry stalwarts and dignitaries including Mr. Yogesh Singhal, President, Bullion Jewellers Association, Delhi; Mr. Ramavtar Verma, Chairman, Bullion Jewellers Association, Delhi; Mr. D. P. Tripathi, Rajya Sabha MP; Mr. Rajiv Aggarwal, Joint Secretary, Department of Policy & Promotion, Ministry of Commerce & Industry, Govt. of India; and eminent jewellery designers such as Ms. Poonam Soni applauding the winners of various categories from various functions of the industry such as 'Store of the Year', 'Employer of the Year', 'Most Innovative Marketing Campaign', 'Excellence in Customer Service' and 'Excellence in Design'.

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A unique initiative by UBM India, the RJGA along with Ernst & Young as process advisors, drew out the best of the country's talent in the industry through a methodical, laborious process of selection by an eminent jury who sifted through 450 nominations, which is almost 40 percent increase from the previous edition of RJGA. The extensive award categories are crafted, keeping in mind the diverse activities of the retail jewellery industry.

With more than 500 jewellery retailers, manufacturers, HNIs and the capital's fashionable set in attendance, the awards night also comprised a fashion show mirroring the trends of the season with show stoppers like actors Gauhar Khan, Mannara Chopra, Ms. Roshmitha Harimurthy (Miss Diva 2016) and Ms. Pankhuri Gidwani (Miss India 2nd Runner up 2016).

The Retail Jewellers Guild Awards saw two jury meets with two separate jury panels, who meticulously went through each and every entry during the sessions coordinated by EY, in order to derive the respective winners. The esteemed jury panels comprised eminent names from the industry such as Bharat Takhtani, Gunjan Suri, Laksh Pahuja, Mahender Tayal, Nirupa Bhatt, Parag Agrawal, Poonam Soni, Prerna Makharia, Rhea Nasta, Shanoo Bijlani and Varuna Jani.

The highlight of RJGA 2017 was India's first ever Walk of Fame for the Jewellery Industry - an exclusive showcase of master pieces by eminent brands including BR Designs, Dwarkadas Chandumal, Fiona Solitaires, Nish Jewels, Ranujee Jewellers and Zar Jewels.

Winners of 'The Retail Jewellers Guild Awards 2017':

    Sr. No              Category Name                           Winner
      1    Excellence in Customer Service - Sales
           Process Initiatives                          Kashi Jewellers
      2    Excellence in Customer Service - After
           Sales Initiatives, Employer of the Year,
           Most Innovative Marketing Campaign -
           Experiential/Activations and Most
           Innovative Marketing Campaign - OOH          NAC Jewellers
      3    Store of the Year - Standalone (Less
           than 1000 sq ft)                             S2R Jewels & Jewellery
      4    Store of the Year - Standalone (1000 -
           5000 sq ft)                                  Chintamani's Jewellery Aracade 
      5    Store of the Year - Standalone (More         Pvt. Ltd.
           than 5000 sq ft)                             Anand Jewels (Indore) Pvt. Ltd.
      6    Store of the Year - Chain of Stores          Ranka Jewellers
      7    Most Innovative Marketing Campaign -
           Digital                                      Achakottil Jewels
      8    Most Innovative Marketing Campaign -
           Print                                        DIACOLOR - Fine Contemporary Jewels
      9    Most Innovative Marketing Campaign -
           Radio                                        M/S Abhishek Zaveri
      10   Most Innovative Marketing Campaign - TV      AVR Swarna Mahal Jewelry Pvt. Ltd.
      11   Excellence in Design - Diamond Jewellery     Shobha Asar Jewellery Pvt. Ltd.
      12   Excellence in Design - Gold Jewellery        Sumangali Jewellers
      13   Excellence in Design - Silver Jewellery      R V Agrawal Impex Pvt. Ltd.
      14   Excellence in Design - Platinum
           Jewellery                                    P.N.Gadgil Jewellers Pvt. Ltd.
      15   Excellence in Design - Jadau Jewellery       Sharda Jewellers
      16   Excellence in Design - Colored Gemstones     Khurana Jewellery House
      17   Jury Recognition - Young Turk of the
           Year - Designer                              Siddharthaa Sawansukha
      18   Jury Recognition - Young Turk of the
           Year - Visionary                             Saurabh Gadgil
      19   Jury Recognition - Lifetime Achievement
           Award                                        Romy Mehta
      20   Jury Recognition - Woman Entrepreneur of
           the Year                                     Pallavi Foley
      21   UBM Initiative Recognition: Innovation
           In Gold Jewellery                            Shilpi Jewels

For further details on the Retail Jewellers Guild Awards, please visit: http://www.retailjewellersguildawards.com.

About UBM India:
UBM India is India's leading exhibition organizer that provides the industry with platforms that bring together buyers and sellers from around the world, through a portfolio of exhibitions, content led conferences and seminars. UBM India hosts over 25 large scale exhibitions and 40 conferences across the country every year; thereby enabling trade across multiple industry verticals. A UBM Asia Company, UBM India has offices across Mumbai, New Delhi, Bangalore and Chennai. UBM Asia is owned by UBM plc which is listed on the London Stock Exchange. UBM Asia is the leading exhibition organizer in Asia and the biggest commercial organizer in mainland China, India and Malaysia.

For further details, please visit http://www.ubmindia.in .

About UBM plc:
UBM plc is the largest pure-play B2B Events organiser in the world. In an increasingly digital world, the value of connecting on a meaningful, human level has never been more important. At UBM, our deep knowledge and passion for the industry sectors we serve allow us to create valuable experiences where people can succeed. At our events people build relationships, close deals and grow their businesses.  Our 3,750+ people, based in more than 20 countries, serve more than 50 different sectors - from fashion to pharmaceutical ingredients. These global networks, skilled, passionate people and market-leading events provide exciting opportunities for business people to achieve their ambitions.
For more information, go to http://www.ubm.com; for UBM corporate news, follow us on Twitter at @UBM, UBM Plc LinkedIn.

UBM India
Media Contact:
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roshni.mitra@ubm.com / mili.lalwani@ubm.com

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