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UBM India's Retail Jewellers Guild Awards (RJGA) Shines a Spotlight on the Best Retail Jewellers Across India

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The 4th edition concludes on a high note at a glittering ceremony in New

UBM India's Awards recognised and honoured the impeccable contribution of individuals and organisations in the retail industry of India, at a gala ceremony on 30th September at The Lalit, New The most coveted awards of the evening witnessed the presence of industry stalwarts and dignitaries including Naveen Kumar, Spokesperson, BJP; Ashok Seth, Chairman, Northern Region, Gem & Export Promotion Council (GJEPC); Yogesh Singhal, President, Bullion Jewellers Association, and Shri. Ramavtar Verma, Chairman, Bullion Jewellers Association, Delhi.

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(Photo: ) An unique initiative by UBM India, the RJGA has grown impressively and is recognised as the most transparent and process driven awards in the sector. Initially positioned for the North market, a great indicator of RJGA's rise in the popularity stakes on a pan-scale is the stupendous 40 % growth in nominations received over last year. The tally of over 650 nominations came from reputed and little known jewellers, hailing from Tier 2 and 3 towns as well as the Metros.

Along with process advisors, and its reputed panel of judges comprising industry veterans such as Ms Neha Lulla, Ms Shanoo Bijlani, Ms Paulomi Sanghavi, Ms Rosy Ahluwalia, Mr Saurav Maheshwari, Mr Piyush Gupta, Mr and Mr Ashok Seth, the RJGA drew out the best of India's talent in the retail industry through two rounds of Jury; a preliminary round, followed by the final round, where jewellers had to display actual jewellery pieces to the judges.

The extensive award categories this year have been crafted, keeping in mind, the diverse activities of the These included those 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'.

With more than 500 jewellery retailers, manufacturers, HNIs and the capital's fashionable set in attendance, the awards night also comprised four captivating fashion sequences by show stoppers such as Aditi Hundia - Fascino Miss 2018; Shraddha Shashidhar - Fascino Miss Diva 2017 - Miss Universe India; Priyadarshini Chatterjee - Fbb Femina Miss World 2016 and Peden Ongmu Namgyal - Fascino Miss 2017. They upped the glamour quotient considerably, and provided a glimpse of the stunning collections of jewellery that are bound to make their way to key in the upcoming High Season. The highlight of RJGA 2018 was for the Jewellery Industry - an exclusive showcase of master pieces by eminent brands including Shri Balaji Gold, Vikas Chains, Savio and Savya jewels. Insights from industry stalwarts, entertainment acts and networking sessions were some of the other high points of the evening.

Winners of 'Awards 2018':

Sr. No Category

Winner Name

1 Excellence in Customer Service - Sales Process Initiative

2 Excellence in Customer Service - After Sales Initiatives

Store of the Year

3 - Less than 1000 sq ft

4 Store of the Year - - 1000-5000 sq ft

5 Store of the Year - - More than 5000 sq ft

Motisons Jewellers

6 Store of the Year - Chain of Stores - More than 10 stores

7 Store of the Year - Chain of Stores - Less than 10 stores

Aisshpra Gems & Jewels

8 Most Innovative Marketing Campaign - OOH

Sawansukha Jewellers

9 Most Innovative Marketing Campaign - Social Media


10 Most Innovative Marketing Campaign - Experiential/Activations Keshavji Chagganlal

11 Most Innovative Marketing Campaign - Experiential/Activations Viswa & Devji Diamonds

- Pianista

12 Most Innovative Marketing Campaign - Print

Vummidi Bangaru Jewellers

13 Most Innovative Marketing Campaign - Radio

14 Most Innovative Marketing Campaign - TV

15 Employer of the Year

AVR Swarnamahal Jewelery

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16 Excellence in Design - Diamond

Dhadda Diamond Jewellery

17 Excellence in Design - Gold

Sumangali Jewellers

18 Excellence in Design - Silver

Takat Gems

19 Excellence in Design - Platinum

Nikkamal Jewellery House

20 Excellence in Design - Jadau

Sumangali Jewellers

21 Excellence in Design - Colored Gemstones

Keshavji Chagganlal

22 Jury

Shri. Balkrishna Saraf

23 UBM Initiative Recognition - Rising Star

Shree Balaji Gold

24 UBM Initiative Recognition - Innovation in Design

N K Chains

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First Published: Fri, October 12 2018. 12:40 IST