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JWA Dubai 2023 Awards Presentation Ceremony & Panel Discussion

A regional edition of Jewellery World Awards (JWA), which is one of the most respected business awards for the international jewellery and gemstone trade.

The 2023 JWA Dubai Special Edition Awards Presentation Ceremony & Panel Discussion will be held on 12 February 2023, the opening day of Jewellery, Gem & Technology in Dubai (JGTD) at the Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC).
JGTD is a three-day premium B2B sourcing event organised by Informa Markets Jewellery and Italian Exhibition Group SpA (IEG).

Panel Discussion:
Inspired Leadership In A Post-Pandemic World
[Duration: 45 minutes]

Our panellists will share powerful lessons in business and in life that helped their organisations survive the pandemic, prepare for recovery and build resilience for the next disruption.


1. Ahmed Bin Sulayem
Executive Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of DMCC (Dubai Multi Commodities Centre)

2. Tawhid Abdullah
Chairman of the Dubai Gold and Jewellery Group (DGJG)

Lifetime Achievement Awardee – JWA Dubai 2022

3. Amit Dhamani
Managing Director of Dhamani Jewels (Brand of the Year – Retail / Honouree 2023)

4. Marcelo Ribeiro
President of Belmont Group (Outstanding Coloured Gemstone Enterprise of the Year / Honouree 2023)

5. Kobi Sevdermish
President of Advanced Quality ACC Ltd (Young Entrepreneur of the Year / Honouree 2023)

MODERATOR: Martin Leake
Special Advisor – Precious Stones, DMCC (Dubai Multi Commodities Centre)

The occasion provides a unique platform for leaders and innovators to celebrate achievements in the trade and benefit from networking opportunities with key stakeholders in the region.

The Awards is attended by an elite audience, including:

– Chairpersons, CEOs and senior managers of major jewellery and gemstone companies

– Leaders of international and local trade associations with a strong presence in the region

– Key government officials from the region

– Pioneering entrepreneurs 

Venue: Sheikh Saeed Halls 1 – 3, Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC)

Date: Sunday, 12 February 2023
Time: 2:30pm – 4pm

Dress code: Business attire