Nancy Lazkani Named CEO of the Year: SFVBJ Women in Business Awards
(As published in the April 21, 2014 issue of San Fernando Valley Business Journal)
The San Fernando Valley Business Journal celebrated and honored the women of outstanding achievement in the Valley business community. The Women in Business Awards luncheon was held at the Sheraton Universal Hotel on Tuesday April 15, 2014.
Described by attendees as an uplifting and inspirational event, the celebration honored valley-based professional women who have led by example and provided inspirational success stories for the Business Journal year round. Hundreds of nominees were submitted by readers, which the judges had the unenviable task of narrowing the field down to ten honorees for this year’s big event.
Specifically categorized Awards of Recognition were presented to a group of women who have truly blazed a path in business excellence in their respective fields. Lazkani was awarded the prestigious honor of CEO of the Year for 2014.
Nancy Lazkani, founder and CEO of Icon Media Direct, has been honored in the World Network’s prestigious Annual Entrepreneur Awards. The coveted Awards Ceremony recognizes the top 30 Entrepreneurs and community leaders selected for their leadership skills, offering a unique product or innovative service, being involved in the community by supporting non-profit organizations, making a difference
Adweek named Icon Media Direct a Top 3 finalist in their Buzz Awards for noteworthy Print Creative causing buzz in the industry. Icon Media Direct received the recognition around its OxiClean “Kids Talking” print campaign which features stain removal from a kid’s perspective. Of the campaign, CEO Nancy Lazkani states, “Stain removers have been talked about