A look at the ICONS
October 5, 2012-- Home Accents Today,
Scott Welker of Goodweave accepted the Contribution Honor.
The second edition of the ICON Honors was held in July during the summer Atlanta Gift & Home Furnishings Market. Because of press deadlines, Home Accents Today was unable to run photos from the event with the winners’ announcement in the August issue. Following is a look at the event and many of the winners honored at the event, which was co-sponsored by Americasmart, Gift & Home Trade Association and Sandow Media. Photos by AWH Photos & Design.
|More than 900 attendees packed the ballroom of the Atlanta Marriott Marquis for the event.|
|Albert Nichols of Elizabeth W
accepts the Achievement Honor.|
|Paul Hooker of Sferra accepts
the Innovation award.|
|Americasmart President and COO Jeff Portman and former CNN
anchorwoman Lynne Russell present the Achievement Award to
Julianne Mele of Mele & Company.|
|From left, Jeff Portman, GHTA’s George Kacic, Bob Anderson, The Paper Store, Warren Shoulberg and
Lynne Russell. Anderson received an Achievement Honor.|
|Sandow Media’s Warren Shoulberg and Lynne Russell with Mary Liz
Curtin, Leon & Lulu, Clawson, Mich., honored for Achievement.|
|Scott Welker of Goodweave accepted the Contribution
|Artist and licensor Jim Shore received the Achievement
|Sherry Calhoun, owner of Gracious Me in Hopkinsville,
Ky., was honored for Contribution.|
|Bigger Box was honored for
Jeff Portman and Lynne Russell with Clyde and Sherri Hutchison of Backyard Safari Company, honored for Innovation.
|Musician Kenny Loggins
brought the packed house to its
|Comedian Jeff Foxworthy
entertained the crowd.|
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