Winners of the ninth annual Icon Honors were revealed at the summer Atlanta International Gift & Home Furnishings Market. The Icon Honors celebrate global innovation and recognize top achievers and achievements in the industry.
The Icon Honors are produced and staged by AmericasMart Atlanta in exclusive partnership with the Gift & Home Trade Association (GHTA) and Progressive Business Media, and in affiliation with Gift For Life.
Retailers, manufacturers, sales agencies and service providers all were eligible to pursue Icon Honors recognition in a broad field of 16 distinct categories of competition. Honorees were selected through extensive adjudication by experts drawn from the world of design, manufacturing and product development.
The 2018 Icon Honors honorees:
Innovation Honors: Product Innovations
- Coleen Christian Burke, First Ladies Collection by Fitz and Floyd, Lifetime Brands
- Picnic Time Family of Brands
Contribution Honors: Industry Influence
- Franz Collection Inc.
Branding Honors: Branding/Identity
- Alabama Sawyer
- Museum Store Association
The Gift & Home Trade Association/Gift for Life Honor of Excellence
- April Cornell
The AmericasMart Medal of Excellence Honor
- Bobbie Gottlieb and Tom Gottlieb, Two’s Company