Gemz By Emz, an Essex-based photo jewellery engraving company, is thrilled to announce their selection as a finalist for the prestigious 2023 Great British Entrepreneur Awards in the Maker and Creator category. This recognition is a testament to their exceptional entrepreneurial spirit, unwavering dedication, and remarkable achievements within their industry.
Known as "The Grammys for Entrepreneurship," the Great British Entrepreneur Awards, now in its 11th year, celebrates the outstanding individuals and businesses that drive innovation, create employment opportunities, and contribute to the growth of the UK economy. These awards serve as a platform to honor the inspiring stories of entrepreneurs who have overcome challenges, displayed resilience, and made significant contributions to their communities.
Founder Emma Thomson, Owner at Gemz By Emz, expressed her overwhelming excitement, stating, "I am beyond shocked and proud to have been shortlisted for ‘Entrepreneur of the Year’ at the Great British Entrepreneur Awards. Having my innovative memorial jewellery and ideas recognized feels extremely heartwarming, and I hope this will allow me to spread the word further on how comforting engraved photo jewellery can be."
The Great British Entrepreneur Awards have become one of the most coveted accolades for entrepreneurs across the UK, celebrating the nation's diverse entrepreneurial landscape. The awards ceremony will take place on November 20th, 2023, at London’s Grosvenor House, where industry leaders, innovators, and influencers will gather to celebrate the achievements of the finalists.
Francesca James, Founder of The Great British Entrepreneur Awards, expressed her admiration for this year's finalists, saying, "Every year I am blown away by the quantity and quality of applications we receive, and this year is no exception. The Great British Entrepreneur Awards receives thousands of applications annually, and the competition is tough. I am truly inspired by the remarkable accomplishments of this year's finalists. Their collective achievements of generating over £2.7 billion in turnover and employing over 33,000 people demonstrate the exceptional impact they have made in their industries and communities. These entrepreneurs exemplify the spirit of innovation, resilience, and growth that drives the entrepreneurial landscape in the UK."
Gemz By Emz's nomination falls within the Maker and Creator category, which recognizes the entrepreneurial spirit and innovation of individuals who bring their ideas to life through the art of manufacturing. The company has excelled in becoming the innovators and leaders in the UK for photo memorial jewellery, providing comfort to customers during both joyful and challenging times. Their commitment to creating high-quality products, delivering exceptional customer service, and offering mental health and bereavement training to support their customers has allowed them to make a significant impact in the funeral sector and set new benchmarks for success. Gemz By Emz is not only stocked in local funeral homes but is also a proud member of the National Association of Funeral Directors.
The entire team at Gemz By Emz is immensely proud to have reached this stage and expresses gratitude for the support they have received from their customers, partners, and the community. The recognition of their hard work by the Great British Entrepreneur Awards further motivates them to continue their journey of success and inspire others within the entrepreneurial ecosystem.
For more information about the Great British Entrepreneur Awards, please visit www.greatbritishentrepreneurawards.com. To learn more about Gemz By Emz and their exceptional memorial jewellery, please visit www.gemzbyemz.co.uk.
About the Great British Entrepreneur Awards:
The Great British Entrepreneur Awards, now in its 11th year, celebrates the achievements of the UK's most innovative and forward-thinking entrepreneurs. These awards highlight the exceptional contributions entrepreneurs make to the economy and society as a whole. For more information, please visit www.greatbritishentrepreneurawards.com.
About Gemz By Emz:
Gemz By Emz is an Essex-based business specializing in creating memorial jewellery engraved with the photo or handwriting of loved ones. What sets Gemz By Emz apart is their expertise in photo editing and restoration. Every photo they work on undergoes professional editing to ensure the best possible results before being meticulously engraved with exquisite details. Their bestselling products include the exclusive duo heart photo necklace, men's leather cuff bracelet, and unique photo bracelet charms.
Gemz By Emz is on a mission to provide comfort to every customer through their products and services. Their jewellery has been purchased and worn by notable personalities such as Denise Welch, Stacey Solomon, and Jacqueline Jossa, and has also been featured on popular shows like 'Loose Women' and 'Coronation Street.' Gemz By Emz has previously won Theo Paphitis’ 'Small Business Sunday' competition in 2017, been commended as one of the top 25 best small shops by Indie Retail in 2019, and was the runner-up for 'Entrepreneur of The Year' at the Essex Business Awards in 2021. For more information, please visit www.gemzbyemz.co.uk.