International Breakthrough Designer Sigrun Lilja Gudjonsdottir To Be Honored With Golden Quill Award in Hollywood

Sigrun Lilja Gudjonsdottir, critically acclaimed Icelandic designer, will receive a Golden Quill Award from The National Academy of Best-Selling Authors™ at the Second Annual Best Seller’s Summit and Awards Gala.

Orlando, Fla. – October 19, 2011 – Shoe and accessory designer, Sigrun Lilja Gudjonsdottir, will be recognized at the Second Annual Best Seller’s Summit and Awards Gala hosted by National Academy of Best-Selling Authors™.  The event will be taking place October 20-21, 2011 at the Roosevelt Hotel in Hollywood, California.

Sigrun Lilja Gudjonsdottir will be honored for becoming a best seller with the book The Next Big Thing: Top Trends From Today’s Leading Experts to Help You Dominate the New Economy. The book features forward thinking trends to help entrepreneurs and business people dominate the new economy. The Next Big Thing was released on Thursday, March 10, 2011 by business book publisher CelebrityPress™. On the day of release, The Next Big Thing reached best-seller status in two separate categories on

International breakthrough designer Sigrun Lilja Gudjonsdottir founded the Icelandic fashion label Gydja Collection in 2007, and the label has since gained widespread attention across the world. Gydja Collection holds a range of items and accessories, from sophisticated pumps to peep toe heels as part of the Gydja Shoe Collection, classic leather belts made from fine, eco-friendly salmon skin, and chic Gydja Handbags.

Furthermore, in December 2010 Gydja Collection released its first fragrance, EFJ Eyjafjallajokull, made from pure glacial water from the Icelandic Eyjafallajokull glacier. The perfume received praise from the most respected of fashionistas. To find out more about Gydja Collection and the release of The Next Big Thing, visit, and

This year at the Awards Gala, The National Academy of Bestselling Authors™ will also recognize Brian Tracy, the author of more than 50 Best-Selling books and trainer of more than 2.5 Million people, with a Lifetime Achievement Award.  Last year’s Lifetime Achievement Award went to renowned author of The E-Myth, Michael E. Gerber.

The National Academy of Best Selling Authors™ was founded by two attorneys, JW Dicks, Esq. and Nick Nanton, Esq. Authors themselves, they recognized that only a very limited number of books made the major New York Times Best Seller list and just like the awards shows put on by the entertainment-based organizations, they wanted to have more categories for authors to be accepted and recognized for their accomplishment. The National Academy of Best Selling Authors™ now honors authors from many of the leading independent best-seller lists.

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About Sigrun Lilja Gudjonsdottir:

Inspired by her travels in Egypt, Ms. Gudjon put her talents to work. In December 2007, after two years of development, she launched the Gydja Collections in Iceland. Hers is a company that is focused on creating high-end accessories for fashionable women that dare to be different. Within a moment of its launch, the Gydja Collection seemed to dominate the Icelandic fashion world. After receiving rave reviews for her designs and attention from models and celebrities clamoring for her shoes, the next step was to market the line internationally.

Born Sigrun Lilja Gudjonsdottir in 1981 in Reykjavik, the capital of Iceland, Sigrun Lilja Gudjons was fascinated by fashion from a young age. Armed with a smart business sense gleaned from watching her family’s thriving promotional company, it was only a matter of time until Ms. Gudjons would combine her passion and business acumen to produce her own empire.

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