Apollo Awards

Awards

Apollo Award Finalists Named 2016

The Apollo Awards recognize retail excellence in the sales and marketing of outdoor furnishings. Finalists must demonstrate outstanding accomplishments and a commitment to customer service. The ICFA membership voted via an online ballot for a winner in each of two categories. Finalists were honored and the winners announced at the ICFA Awards Gala on September 22 at The Field Museum during the Casual Market Chicago.    


Village Green, Rockford, Illinois, was the single store winner.


ABSCO Fireplace & Patio was the multi-store category winner.

Finalists in the single store catergory included: Kolo Collection, Atlanta; Outdoor Elegance, LaVerne, Calif.; Patios Plus, Rancho Mirage, Calif.; and Sunnyland Furniture, Dallas.

Finalists in the multi-store category included: Daylight Home, Lighting & Patio, San Luis Obispo, Calif.; Elegant Outdoor Living, Bonita Springs, Fla.; Great Gatherings, Annapolis, Md., and Gainesville, Va.; and Outside in Style, Austin, Texas

 

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Apollo Award Finalists Named 2015

The Apollo Awards recognize retail excellence in the sales and marketing of outdoor furnishings. Finalists must demonstrate outstanding accomplishments and commitment to customer service. Winners in two categories, singe store and multi-store, were selected from a group of 11 finalists through an online ballot.    


Hill Company, Philadelphia, was the single store winner.


Yard Art Patio & Fireplace, with stores in Allen, Colleyville, Grapevine, Lewisville and Plano, Texas, was the multi-store category winner.

Finalists in the single store category included Outdoor Elegance, LaVerne, Calif.; Sunnyland Furniture, Dallas; AuthenTEAK, Atlanta; Patios Plus, Rancho Mirage, Calif.; and Village Green Home and Garden, Rockford, Ill. Finalists in the multi-store category were Outside In Style, Austin and San Antonio, Texas; Summer House, Seattle and Bellevue, Wash.; Great Gatherings, Annapolis and Gaithersburg, Md., and Gainesville and Fairfax, Va.; and ABSCO Fireplace & Patio, Birmingham and Pelham, Ala.

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APOLLO WINNERS & FINALISTS 2014

Finalists must demonstrate outstanding accomplishments and a commitment to customer service. The ICFA membership will vote via an online ballot for a winner in each of two categories later this summer. Finalists will be honored and the winners announced at the ICFA Awards Gala on September 18 at the Chicago Field Museum during the International Casual Furniture & Accessories Market.

Single-Store Category Winner:
Paine’s Patio – Pocasset, Massachusetts

Finalists:

  • Daylight Home & Garden - San Luis Obispo, California
  • The Pool & Patio Center – Metairie, Louisiana
  • Outdoor Elegance – LaVerne, California
  • Sunnyland Furniture – Dallas, Texas

 

Multi-Store Category Winner:
Great Gatherings – Annapolis, Maryland

Finalists:

  • Jack Wills Outdoor Living – Tulsa, Oklahoma
  • Outside in Style – Austin, Texas
  • Patios Plus – Rancho Mirage, California
  • Yard Art Patio & Fireplace – Irving, Texas
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APOLLO WINNERS & FINALISTS 2013

Single-Store Category Winner:
Seasons Four – Lexington, Massachusetts

Finalists:

  • Kolo Collection – Atlanta, Georgia
  • Outdoor Elegance – La Verne, California
  • Sunnyland Furniture – Dallas, Texas
  • Village Green – Rockford, Illinois

 

Multi-Store Category Winner:
ABSCO Fireplace & Patio – Birmingham, Alabama

Finalists:

  • Outside in Style – Austin, Texas
  • Patios Plus – Rancho Mirage, California
  • Stauffers of Kissel Hill – Lititz, Pennsylvania
  • Yard Art Patio & Fireplace – Irving, Texas

 

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APOLLO WINNERS & FINALISTS 2012

Single-Store Category Winner:
Sunshine Furniture – Vero Beach, Florida

Finalists:

  • Authenteak Outdoor Furniture –Atlanta, Georgia
  • Daylight Home and Gardens – San Luis Obispo, California
  • Kolo Collection – Atlanta, Georgia
  • Outdoor Elegance – La Verne, California

 

Multi-Store Category First Place:
Patios Plus – Rancho Mirage, California

Finalists:

  • ABSCO Fireplace & Patio – Birmingham, Alabama
  • Fishels – Portland, Oregon
  • Greenhouse Mall – Austin, Texas
  • Yard Art Patio & Fireplace – Irving, Texas
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APOLLO WINNERS & FINALISTS 2011

Single-Store Category Winner:
Fruehauf’s Patio & Garden – Boulder, Colorado

Finalists:

  • Authenteak Outdoor Furniture –Atlanta, Georgia
  • Ken Rash’s of Arkansas – Little Rock, Arkansas
  • Leisure Living – Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Sunnyland Furniture – Dallas, Texas

 

Multi-Store Category First Place:
​Summer House – Tukwila, Washington

Finalists:

  • ABSCO Fireplace & Patio – Birmingham, Alabama
  • Carls Patio – Boca Raton, Florida
  • Greenhouse Mall – Austin, Texas
  • Season’s Leisure – Atherton, California
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APOLLO WINNERS & FINALISTS 2010

Single-Store Category Winner:
Outdoor Elegance, Inc. – La Verne, California

Finalists:

  • Fruehauf’s Patio & Garden – Boulder, Colorado
  • Kolo Collection – Atlanta, Georgia
  • Leisure Living, Inc. – Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Sunnyland Furniture – Dallas, Texas

Multi-Store Category Winner:
Yard Art Patio and Fireplace – Irving, Texas

Finalists:

  • Carls Patio – Boca Raton, Florida
  • Greenhouse Mall – Austin, Texas
  • Patios Plus – Rancho Mirage, California
  • Season’s Leisure, Inc. – Atherton, California
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APOLLO WINNERS & FINALISTS 2009

Single-Store Category Winner:
Williams All Seasons – Highland Park, Illinois

Finalists:

  • Authenteak Outdoor Furniture – Atlanta, Georgia
  • Fruehauf’s Patio and Garden – Boulder, Colorado
  • The Pool and Patio Center – Metairie, Louisiana
  • Sunnyland Furniture – Dallas, Texas

 

Multi-Store Category Winner:
Fishels – Portland, Oregon

Finalists:

  • ABSCO Fireplace & Patio – Birmingham, Alabama
  • Carls Patio – Boca Raton, Florida
  • Greenhouse Mall – Austin, Texas
  • Patios Plus – Rancho Mirage, California