CLEARWATER, Fla., July 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- As Seen On TV, Inc. (OTCQB: ASTV), a direct response marketing company and owner of AsSeenOnTV.com, announced today that its Chairman Kevin Harrington will be honored with the esteemed 2012 Lifetime Achievement Award at this year's Moxie Awards Gala at the D2C Convention hosted by the Electronic Retailing Association (ERA).
Kevin will be recognized during a special presentation at the Moxie Awards Gala on Thursday, September 13, 2012, 7:00 p.m. – 9:30 p.m., at the 2012 ERA D2C Convention at the Wynn Hotel, Las Vegas.
The Lifetime Achievement Award, which is not given out every year, is awarded to a deserving member whose work has had a visible impact on the industry and has been acknowledged as doing so by other colleagues in the industry and the public at large.
"As a founding member of ERA and as a marketing innovator, Kevin Harrington has made an indelible imprint on the direct response marketing landscape through his contributions as both a successful entrepreneur and as a highly respected industry thought leader. We are proud to name Kevin as this year's Lifetime Achievement Award recipient," says ERA President and CEO Julie Coons.
"I'm so honored to receive this award and want to thank ERA for making it possible," says Harrington. "I owe my success to all the inventors, producers, media agencies, investors, and the team that surrounds me day-to-day."
For more information about the Moxie Awards Gala or to purchase tickets, please visit www.D2Cshow.org.
About the Moxie Awards
The ERA Moxie Awards Gala is direct response marketing's premier celebration, honoring the best campaigns of the year. Moxie's famous posh blue carpet will welcome guests for a grand entrance. The Gala features live music, exceptional dinner and superb company. For more information, visit www.D2Cshow.org.
About the 2012 ERA D2C Convention
The Electronic Retailing Association's 2012 ERA D2C Convention is the 21st annual show where the industry's top technology innovators, manufacturers, buyers and marketers meet to learn about the hottest trends in the direct-to-consumer marketplace and meet with partners and potential customers to seal critical business relationships. The event will feature nearly 4,000 attendees and 120 exhibitors, a variety of education sessions on industry-related topics and expansive networking opportunities, as well as a wide variety of events on the tradeshow floor. For more information, please visit www.D2Cshow.org.
About the Electronic Retailing Association
Representing a more than $350 billion market, the Electronic Retailing Association (ERA) is the only trade association in the U.S. and internationally that represents leaders of the direct-to-consumer marketplace, which includes members that maximize revenues through electronic retailing on television, online and on radio. ERA strives to protect the regulatory and legislative climate of direct response, while ensuring a favorable landscape that enhances e-retailers' ability to bring quality products and services to the consumer. ERA members include some of the industry's most prominent retail merchants, including Acorn Corporation, eBay, Discovery Communications, Gaiam, Google, Guthy-Renker Corporation, HSN, Jewelry Television, QVC, ShopNBC and Thane. For more information about ERA, please visit www.retailing.org.
About As Seen On TV, Inc.
As Seen On TV, Inc. is a direct response marketing company and owner of AsSeenOnTV.com. We identify, develop and market consumer products for global distribution via TV, Internet and retail channels. As Seen On TV, Inc. was established by Kevin Harrington, a pioneer of direct response television. For more information, go to www.AsSeenOnTV.com and www.TVGoodsInc.com.
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