Insignety, the new in-store design experience launched at International Jewellery London, was named as the winner of this year’s new Editors’ Choice Award – ‘Exhibitor of the Year’ – by a prestigious panel of industry magazine editors.
Insignety offers consumers the opportunity to capture and create their special piece of jewellery through new age technology and golden-age skills. Mark Bos, CEO of Insignety, explained: “Our core values are passion and quality. We have invested much time and enormous effort in realising this exciting retail proposition. The response at IJL was huge and although I’m not at liberty to say which will be our first door, I can say most doors are open!”
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New collections from more than 500 designers and brands from 43 countries were showcased at IJL 2017, including 184 new exhibitors, international suppliers and manufacturers, plus the best of British participated alongside new show sectors and new show features. These included not only the very popular new Retail Experience and Jewellery LIVE! areas but also the revitalised seminar programme. All visibly demonstrating the importance of both the contemporary and the traditional skills.
Sam Willoughby, Event Director, observed: “Insignety deservedly walked away with the IJL Editors’ Choice ‘Exhibitor of the Year’ Award. A perfectly polished concept delivered with the utmost professionalism, signalling a massive leap forward for jewellery retailing. An excellent reflection of what the show delivered so successfully this year.
“The combination of technology innovation and superb design and creative skills which, when linked together, is undoubtedly the way forward for the future success of the industry. And it was our aim to bring this to life at this year’s show through all the many new initiatives we launched at the event – which I am pleased to say, from the very positive feedback we’ve received, we have achieved!”
As part of providing exhibitors with year-round support, IJL launched its one day, free to attend Summer Masterclass in June, designed to help exhibitors pre-plan their show, learn from inspiring industry leaders and get the most out of networking, PR and marketing opportunities. Feedback from attendees at the show was very positive, confirming it had definitely enhanced their show experience.