JWA Dubai is the first business award of its kind focusing on the jewellery industry in the Middle East. It is a regional edition of Jewellery World Awards (JWA), which is one of the most respected business awards for the international jewellery and gemstone trade, covering the full pipeline from mine to market. An independent, robust, transparent and intellectually rigorous judging process honours outstanding individuals and exceptional companies that make significant contributions and have a positive impact in the world of jewellery and gemstones.

Organised by Informa Markets Jewellery, JWA Dubai aims to promote innovation, excellence, best practices, genuine leadership, and the advancement of sustainability, for the betterment of all, in the industry.

JWA Dubai embraces a broad range of entrants. Companies or individuals in the Middle East seeking to elevate their brand, showcase achievements and successes, recognise teamwork, be seen amongst leaders of the industry, and share business best-practices, should enter JWA Dubai.

Individuals and companies with business operation in the following countries are welcome to enter:

Bahrain, Egypt, Iraq, Israel, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Oman, Palestine, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, Yemen

It is FREE to enter JWA Dubai. Each company may enter a maximum of two (2) categories. Once shortlisted as an Honouree, a fee to cover the comprehensive Honouree Package is incurred. This covers exclusive materials and global marketing campaigns. By submitting an entry, the entrant agrees to pay an Honouree Package fee of US$700 for the first shortlisted category, and US$250 for any subsequent category. No additional fee will be incurred if an Honouree becomes the Recipient. Please refer to the “Entry Submission” page for more details.

JWA Dubai 2022 has 4 categories. This includes the Lifetime Achievement Award which is by nomination. Each entrant can enter up to two (2) categories.

Online registration is required to view the category judging criteria and enter JWA Dubai. By creating an online entry account, you can register for JWA Dubai, preview judging criteria, submit entries, and update personal information / answers, any time before the entry deadline on 21 October 2021 (Thursday) at 23:59 Hong Kong time. Click HERE to create an online entry account or HERE to login to your account.

JWA Dubai respects all cultures and languages. As an regional award, experts from different countries within and outside of the Middle East are invited to the judging panel. To facilitate the judging session, entrants are required to use English unless specified otherwise. If supporting documents contain languages other than English (e.g. certificate, video, etc), please provide English captions or subtitles, or they may not be accepted by the judging panel.

Judges look for innovation and high standards, especially those demonstrating best-business practices and excellence, regardless of the scale of business operation and area of specialisation.

Honourees, and shortlisted finalists, of JWA Dubai will be announced via the Online Announcement of Honourees in December, 2021.

JWA Dubai Recipients will be announced at the JWA Dubai Ceremony and Gala Dinner on 21 February 2022, during JGT Dubai.