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ICON HONORS 2018 Call for Entries Form

This is the official entry form for placing your submission or nomination into competition for ICON HONORS 2018 recognition. Completed entries must be received by March 12, 2018.

About ICON HONORS

By submitting this form and supporting material, you join other home and gift industry retailers, manufacturers, sales agents and service providers competing for ICON HONORS recognition in four categories: INNOVATION, CONTRIBUTION, BRANDING and ACHIEVEMENT.

Entries will be independently evaluated by a panel of distinguished judges from the retail, manufacturing and design communities.

Winning entries will be announced at the ICON HONORS celebration in July 2018 in conjunction with The Atlanta International Gift & Home Furnishings Market®.

Entry Information

All entries must be completed online.

For more information regarding ICON HONORS 2018 entries, please contact Lisa Bokovoy at 404.220.2116 or email ICONHONORS@AmericasMart.com.

Entry Types

Two Types of Entries

ICON HONORS Submissions are made in the INNOVATION, CONTRIBUTION and BRANDING categories only.

ICON HONORS Nominations are made in the ACHIEVEMENT category only. Self-nominations are prohibited.

Official Rules

All INNOVATION, CONTRIBUTION and BRANDING submissions must be for programs conducted and completed between January 1 and December 31, 2017.

All ACHIEVEMENT nominations must be for the timeframes as published (New Achiever: Within Calendar Years 2016 and 2017; Career Achiever: Consistently over Multiple Years).

One form per submission and nomination. Multiple submissions or nominations in a single form will be rejected.

Completed entries must be received by March 12, 2018.

Supporting Materials

For ICON HONORS submissions and nominations, all examples and illustrations of work or of nominees entered in the 2018 competition must be conveyed by pdf, jpg or png attachments to the entry.

If you do not upload attachments during the entry process, you will receive an email with a link to where you can upload them once your submission or nomination has been received.

Uploaded material may include images of products, stores, shops, events and promotions; printed material (product information, promotional pieces, media clippings); customer testimonials; illustrations of performance results (sales charts, case histories); and nominee endorsements and testimonials.

Intellectual Property

In connection with ICON Honors, AmericasMart may create certain promotional materials, which may include images, descriptions, and/or audio or video recordings of submitted nominees or submitting companies, their employees, products, services or facilities (the “ICON Media”). Said ICON Media may be shown at the ICON Honors award ceremony and thereafter, in whole or in part, on social media and/or any of AmericasMart’s other marketing channels for the purpose of celebrating the award recipients and promoting ICON Honors. By entering your company for consideration, or by nominating a prospective ICON Achievement Honoree, you agree to cooperate with AmericasMart in the production of such ICON Media, including, without limitation, providing AmericasMart or its representatives with such images, such access to facilities and personnel for interviews and/or comment, and such non-proprietary information as AmericasMart may reasonably require to produce the ICON Media. The submitting company hereby grants to AmericasMart a non-exclusive, royalty-free license in perpetuity to use any images, video, written or verbal information provided to AmericasMart or its representatives by the submitting company or obtained by AmericasMart or its representatives from the submitting company, as well as any of the submitting company’s trademarks, trade dress, tradenames, or logos, for the purposes of promoting the submitting company’s participation in ICON Honors and/or its receipt of an ICON Honors award. All rights of every kind in and to the ICON Media, including all motion pictures, videotapes, photographs and sound recordings made in connection therewith, shall be and remain vested in AmericasMart and its successors, assigns and licensees in perpetuity, and the submitting company shall not have any right of action or claim for compensation against AmericasMart or any other party associated therewith arising out of any use of the ICON Media.

Honorees

This is the official entry form for submission or nomination into competition for ICON HONORS 2018.
The entry form starts below. Click here to read the official rules.

All INNOVATION, CONTRIBUTION and BRANDING submissions must be for programs conducted and completed between January 1 and December 31, 2017.

All ACHIEVEMENT nominations must be for the timeframes as published (New Achiever: Within Calendar Years 2016 and 2017; Career Achiever: Consistently over Multiple Years).

One form per submission and nomination. Multiple submissions or nominations in a single form will be rejected.

Completed entries must be received by March 14, 2018.

Step 1
You can submit more than one entry.

Please identify the type of entry (select one) You can submit more than one entry.

  • Innovation, Contribution and Branding categories

  • Achievement category

Your Contact Information

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  • Please enter company name
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  • Nominee Contact Information

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Nominee’s Company Profile (select one)

You can submit more than one entry.

There are 3 different Innovation subcategories.

There are 3 different Branding subcategories.

We use this email address to send you information about your entry.

Although work and preparation occurred before 2017, your entry is reviewed based on the work completed in 2017.

Be sure to include how it relates to the submission category.

Details are important here!

Use data, numbers, and examples here.

Details are important here! We want to see your growth.

This could be a young professional that has already made their mark on the industry.

This is someone you admire, who inspires you. This person has made noteworthy contributions to the industry over time.

Details are important here!

Be very specific and descriptive. This is your chance to let us know why you’re nominating this person.

Details are important here! We want to know how they worked through challenges.

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