HGTV to Receive Academy of Achievement Honor

DALLAS-The Dallas Market Center will bestow its Academy of Achievement Award to HGTV at the 22nd annual ARTS Awards ceremony, which will take place Jan. 22, 2011, during the Total Home & Gift Market, Jan. 19 to 25.

The award is presented to a person or organization that has made significant contributions to the industry. HGTV, which launched in 1994, is currently distributed to more than 98 million U.S. households.

"HGTV has promoted the home decor industry more completely and to a wider audience than any other institution over the last 16 years," said Bill Winsor, president and chief executive officer, Dallas Market Center. "We are pleased to extend this well-deserved honor to such an important industry partner."

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