ICON Honors winners announced
Casual Living Staff -- Casual Living, July 16, 2012
The ICON HONORS event was held Saturday, July 14, at the Marriott Marquis. The glittering affair, now in its third year, celebrated the best in Innovation, Contribution and Achievement, across all industry segments and product categories.
Musician Kenny Loggins and comedian Jeff Foxworthy entertained the sold-out room, and Americasmart President and Chief Operating Officer Jeff Portman introduced the event. The evening was co-sponsored by Americasmart, the Gift & Home Trade Association and Sandow Media, parent company of Home Accents Today and Gifts & Decorative Accessories.
The 2012 ICON HONORS winners are:
Innovation Technology Applications: Sferra
Innovative Product Design: Backyard Safari Company
Innovative Product Design: Jura Capresso
Innovative Product Packaging: EyeDoll Chatter with Studio M Design
Community Contribution and Influence: Gracious Me!
Industry Contribution and Influence: Bigger Box
Industry Contribution and Influence: Goodweave USA
Individual Career Accomplishment: Albert Nichols
Individual Career Accomplishment: Mary Liz Curtin
Lifetime Achievement Award: Bob Anderson
Life Accomplishment: Jim Shore
Medal of Excellence Honor: Mele & Co.
GHTA President's Honor of Excellence: Joyce Washnik, Giftbeat