Press release

INHORGENTA AWARD 2024: Honoring the best of the jewelry and watch industry in a new location with a great show

December 8, 2023

  • New AWARD Gala location with visionary architecture
  • New category: Luxury Watch of the Year
  • Application process is open: It is possible to submit applications for the INHORGENTA AWARD until January 31, 2024
  • Jury features prominent new jurors, Stephen Webster and Zurab Zazashvili

INHORGENTA, Europe’s leading trade fair for jewelry, watches and gemstones, announces the start of submissions and ticket sales for the INHORGENTA AWARD 2024. The award ceremony will take place on Saturday, February 17, 2024 as part of INHORGENTA (February 16 to 19, 2024) at the Showpalast Munich.

Visionary show palace as a new highlight location

To mark the 50th anniversary of INHORGENTA, the INHORGENTA AWARD will be celebrated in a new location, the Showpalast Munich. Designed by renowned architecture firm Graft, the Showpalast lives up to its name. As one of the largest stages in Europe, it’s the perfect place for the award ceremony.

New category: Luxury Watch of the Year

The AWARD Gala, featuring the who’s who of the industry, will take place on Saturday, February 17, 2024 and promises to be a spectacular experience. Prizes will be awarded in a total of nine different categories, including the new category, “Luxury Watch of the Year”, which is for mechanical wristwatches with a retail price of €5,000 or more. A top-class international jury will award prizes to the best pieces of jewelry, watches, gemstones, individual concepts, designers and newcomers of the year.

This year’s jury will be joined by London-based jewelry designer Stephen Webster and Zurab Zazashvili, founder of

Applications can be submitted immediately via the online portal. The closing date for registrations is January 31, 2024.

The participation fee is €399 for exhibitors and €499 for non-exhibitors. Participation in the “Design Newcomer of the Year” category is free of charge. The official shipping partner ParcelBroker provides free and insured shipping to and from the jury meeting for all categories worldwide.

An evening in a class of its own

The glamorous evening will be hosted by the well-known TV presenter duo Rebecca Mir and Christian Düren. Five hundred guests, including industry experts, jewelers, brand representatives, celebrities and media representatives, are expected to attend the event. At the AWARD Gala, the winners of each category will be announced from three nominees each. In addition, a top-class musical program will be offered, accompanied by a three-course menu from Käfer Feinkost.

The gala tickets from €295 per person and advantage packages are available now.

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INHORGENTA AWARD 2024: Honoring the best of the jewelry and watch industry in a new location with a great show
Moderator Christian Düren © Max Hofstetter
Moderatorin Rebecca Mir © Mona Strieder
Stephen Webster: Jury AWARD
Zurab Zazashvili: Jury AWARD