Helena Krodel Receives WJA Award of Excellence



Helena Krodel, Jewelers of America’s director of media and special events and a
Jewelry Information Center spokesperson, received the Women’s Jewelry
Association Award for Excellence in Marketing & Communications at the
Awards for Excellence Gala last night in New York. The WJA Awards for
Excellence honor industry leaders who have helped women succeed in the gem and
jewelry industry.

As director of media and special events, Krodel has developed JIC’s annual GEM
Awards into an important event. She also plans JIC’s Fine Jewelry Preview &
Luncheon, during which jewelry and accessory editors in New York review
noteworthy jewelry.