Women in CE to Honor Six With Legacy Awards
The Women in CE organization announced Wednesday the honorees for its annual Women in CE Legacy Awards. The four main honorees are Amy College, senior vice president of merchandizing at Best Buy; Amy Jo Smith, president of DEG: the Digital Entertainment Group; journalist Andrea Smith, formerly of ABC News; and Revenew founder and CEO Nasrin Thierer.
In addition, Michelle Troupe of Definitive Audio will receive the Inspiration Award, while Lauren Theobald of Milestone A/V was named a Woman to Watch.
"Our members continue to inspire us with their contributions to the consumer electronics industry," said Carol Campbell, founder of Women in CE.
"The 2015 honorees are leaders that have displayed a sustained commitment to innovation, growth, and continuous improvement within a broad range of industry areas. We're also excited to celebrate our rising 'Woman to Watch' star, as well as pay tribute to our Inspiration Award recipient for her immeasurable contributions to our organization."
The annual Women In CE 2015 Legacy Awards Networking Reception is scheduled for Tuesday, Jan. 6, at 7 p.m., at the Planet Hollywood Celebrity Ballroom 5. Tickets can be ordered here.
Sponsors include CEA, Monster, ATON, BlueBolt, Core Brands, ELAN Home Systems, Furman, Niles, Panamax, Proficient Audio Systems, Sirius XM, SpeakerCraft, Sunfire, Velodyne, Xantech, Speck, Chief, Da-Lite, Sanus, Harman, The Finest Brands, Metra Home Theater Group, Nationwide Marketing Group, Azione Unlimited, HTSA and ProSource.