Katie Morris, Events Director, International Jewellery London (IJL) said: “IJL is very excited to launch this new set of awards for IJL 2019. We know there is a huge amount of innovation, creativity, and outstanding educators in the industry and we want to recognise these as movers and shakers, future proofers and stars of their sector. As with many industries, jewelry and watches as verticals are experiencing new challenges and opportunities and showcasing those who are embracing change and innovating through it is vital if we’re to inspire the next generation of jewelers and keep the industry performing at its optimum. A huge congratulations to everyone on this fantastic shortlist!”
And David Brough, Editor of Jewellery Outlook (and contributor of VO+ Magazine), said: "The quality of the applicants was extremely high. We look forward very much to the announcement of the winners at IJL." Seven are the categories of the Leadins Lights Awards: Best Use of Technology, Fashion Fusion, Course Provider, International Jeweller of the Year, Best Bright Young Gem, Best Fine Jeweller and Blogger Award.
During the three days of the show, there will be also the opportunity to take part to the IJL SS20 Trends Catwalk, that will give visitors an in-depth and comprehensive review of Spring/ Summer 2020 jewellery trends, with daily catwalk shows.