WILL YOU BE THE ONE? Enter India's Coolest Jewellery Store Awards contest today.

INDIAN JEWELLER Magazine is look out for the Coolest Store. Are you the one?

Participation Starts 1st April, 2018 Deadline Extended till 15th June, 2018

Majestic, opulent, famous, ground-breaking, the preferred one, talk of the town…
does your store fall into any of these?
If Yes! Then… Indian Jeweller is looking for the COOLEST!
Enter Now !

We are proud to announce the India’s Coolest Store Awards 2018. This is the first-of-its-kind competition in India announced by Indian Jeweller magazine catering only to the jewellery retail stores in the country.

The competition would take place over a period of 6 months, starting April 2018. Kindly go through the Rules & Instructions carefully before submitting your entry.

RULES AND INSTRUCTIONS
ELIGIBILITY

North: Uttar Pradesh, Jammu & Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh, Uttrakhand, Punjab, Haryana, Delhi, Chandigarh and Rajasthan
East: Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Meghalaya, Manipur, Mizoram, Nagaland, Tripura, Sikkim, Odisha, Bihar, West Bengal, Jharkhand and Chhattisgarh.
West: Maharashtra, Gujarat, Goa, Dadra & Nagar Haveli, Daman & Diu and Madhya Pradesh
South: Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Telangana, Kerala, Puducherry, Andaman & Nicobar Islands and Lakshwadeep Islands.

TO ENTER

You may create the account at indiascooleststores.com by Clicking on Register Tab. Doing so will allow you to save a draft of your entry and update it later as needed. An email with the login credentials will be sent to your register email id. To access your entry later after creating an account, use your email address and password under Login.

In order to be considered for the competition, entrants must complete all required fields in the entry form (general information, online presence and store stats) and submit the following materials:

1. Story:
  • Store history/bio (Inception/concept/inspiration, etc.) (Not more than 300 words)
  • USP of your store to beat the competition (Not more than 250 words)
  • One important lesson you’ve learned as a retailer? (Not more than 250 words)
  • Three outstanding factors of your store in terms of interiors, exterior and service (Not more than 300 words)
  1. Exteriors: 3-12 colour images of the store’s exterior. (JPEG files only, 900K-2MB each in size.)​
  2. Interiors: 6-12 colour images of the store’s interior AND ONE IMAGE OF YOUR STORE’S OWNER(S). (JPEG files only, 900K-2MB each in size.)​
  3. Advertising: Marketing samples - 3-12 of print, radio, billboards, stationery and collateral. (Image files should be JPEG or PDF format, under 2MB each in size.)
  1. Online Presence: Radio spots and videos (optional). Provide up to five YouTube (or other similar Web-based audio/video hosts) URLs on the lines provided. Provide Link for Social Media Presence which includes Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Blogs, etc.. & Company Website (Submit only URLs and not files) Until June 15, 2018.​
You may log in to edit your entry by going to indiascooleststore.com and clicking on “LOGIN.”
If you forget your password, click on the link in the “LOGIN” page to request it.
JUDGING METHODOLOGY

Step 1: From all initial entries, finalists in each division will be selected by INDIAN JEWELLER’s editors and judging panel.

Step 2: Our panel of industry-expert judges will be divided between the two divisions and will rate each finalist from 0-100 in six categories: story, exterior appearance, interior appearance, advertising and marketing, store website and overall individuality.

Step 3: Total scores are calculated weighting the categories according to importance:

50%
Story
75%
Exterior
100%
Interior
50%
Advertising
25%
Online Presence
100%
Individuality

The top two stores in each category are then determined.

WINNERS

Winners & First Runner Up’s will be notified in the beginning of August 2018. The top two stores in each category (region-wise) will be featured in the Aug-Sept issue of Indian Jeweller magazine. Entering the contest indicates an understanding that a reporter will interview the store owner, manager and staff and that the store is expected to provide high-resolution images of the store and owner(s) for publication. Winners will be permitted to use the India’s Coolest Stores logo, in their promotional materials, indicating they have been chosen as such by Indian Jeweller (IJ) magazine.

Timeline
Entry Opens
1st April, 2018
Entry Closes
15th June, 2018
Nominations Announcement
1st August, 2018
Gala Award Ceremony
Couture India Show, New Delhi : 29th September, 2018
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