The GEM Awards is a culmination of a year of planning by a committee of executives in the jewelry and watch industry with expertise in design, retail, media and marketing. The committee, led by its Chair Olivier Stip of CHANEL and Jewelers of America’s Director of PR & Events Amanda Gizzi, meets throughout the year to plan for the January gala.

2018 GEM Awards Committee


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    Olivier Stip - Chair
    CHANEL
  • randiudellalper 150x150
    Randi Udell Alper
    London Jewelers
  • sarinbachmann 150x150
    Sarin Bachmann
    JCK & LUXURY - Reed Jewelry Group
  • davidbonaparte 150x150
    David Bonaparte
    Jewelers of America
  • davidbouffard 150x150
    David Bouffard
    Signet Jewelers
  • gannonbrousseau 150x150
    Gannon Brousseau
    Jewelry Group - Emerald Expositions
  • stephanieevansgreene 150x150
    Stephanie Evans Greene
    Hearts On Fire
  • marionfasel 150x150
    Marion Fasel
    The Adventurine
  • robertanaas 150x150
    Roberta Naas
    ATimelyPerspective.com
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    Marta Nowakowski
    Saks Fifth Avenue
  • russellpagliughi 150x150
    Russell Pagliughi
    Atelier Swarovski
  • michelleperanteau 150x150
    Michelle Peranteau
    Harry Winston
  • matthewrosenheim 150x150
    Matthew Rosenheim
    Tiny Jewel Box
  • normanmiller 150x150
    Norman Miller
    Immediate Past Chair
  • stevenkaiser 150x150
    Steven Kaiser - Chairman Emeritus
    Kaiser Time Inc.