Soo Kee Group has been selected as an Honouree in the Outstanding Enterprise of the Year ASEAN category and its SK Jewellery brand has been selected as Honouree in the Brand of the Year and Retailer of the Year categories of the JNA Awards 2016. The JNA Awards, now in its fifth year, is a premier awards programme that recognises and celebrates excellence and achievement in the jewellery and gemstone industry, with a focus on the advancement of the trade in Asia. JNA is the organiser of the JNA Awards and is the flagship jewellery publication of UBM Asia Limited (“UBM Asia”).
This year, 39 Honourees representing 28 companies from 10 countries and regions, namely China, Hong Kong, India, Malaysia, Singapore, Switzerland, Taiwan, Thailand, the United Arab Emirates and Vietnam, were selected. A third of these finalists were first-time entrants.
Letitia Chow, Founder of JNA, Director of Business Development – Jewellery Group at UBM Asia, and Chair of the JNA Awards judging panel, remarked, “I would like to extend my heartfelt thanks to members of the judging panel who once again, dedicated their time and effort to come up with an outstanding list of shortlisted companies.”
“This year, we saw the submission of more than 100 quality entries, and it has reached more regions and companies than before. We have the strongest applications to date,” she continued. “It is encouraging and exciting to see new companies entering the Awards and being recognised for their achievements and advances in the jewellery and gemstone industry.”
Mr. Daniel Lim, Executive Director and CEO of Soo Kee Group said: “We are extremely delighted for Soo Kee Group to be the only Singaporean jeweller selected as an Honouree in the Outstanding Enterprise of the Year ASEAN category, as well as for SK Jewellery to be selected as an Honouree in the Brand of the Year and Retailer of the Year categories, which is a testament to our success and business excellence. Soo Kee Group has always aspired to be at the forefront of the industry by responding swiftly to our customers as well as changes in the market. We will continue to embrace innovation and strive to enhance the design of our products and raise the profile of Singapore’s jewellery scene.”