- Innovation (for technology applications to achieve market share, product design, packaging design and sustainability and branding)
- Contribution (for independent retail community trailblazer impact/influence, cause-related product impact/influence and industry-building impact/influence and community betterment/improvement achievements)
- Achievement (for top newcomer recognition, individual professional accomplishment, collective business accomplishment and life accomplishment)
Competition for the Honors will be by individual submission in the Innovation and Contribution categories, and by independent nomination in the Achievement category—with the potential for up to 27 awards conferred.
Members of the home and gift industry are eligible as:
- Sales Agencies
- Service Providers /Affiliates
For complete details on the awards and instructions on how to submit, visit the new ICON Honors website: www.americasmarticonhonors.com.
All entries must be sent in via mail.
Submissions will be accepted now through Friday, May 14, 2010.
The winners will be notified in advance and officially announced and honored at the ICON Honors celebration on Saturday, July 17, 2010, in conjunction with the July Atlanta International Gift & Home Furnishings and Atlanta International Area Rug Markets.