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 finalists through an online ballot.

Sunnyland Furniture, Dallas, was the single-store category winner.

Outside in Style, with two stores in Austin and one in San Antonio, was the multi-store category winner.

Finalists in the 2017 competition included:

Single-Store Category

Kolo Collection, Atlanta
Patios Plus, Rancho Mirage, Calif.
Rustic By Design Fireplace & Patio, Morgantown, W. Va.
Sunnyland Furniture, Dallas
Villa Terrazza Patio & Home, Sonoma, Calif.
Village Green Home and Garden, Rockford, Ill.

Multi-Store Category

ABSCO Fireplace & Patio, Birmingham, Ala.
Daylight Home, Lighting & Patio, San Luis Obispo, Calif.
Elegant Outdoor Living, Bonita Springs, Fla.
Outside in Style, Austin, Texas
Pacific Patio, Santa Monica, Calif.
Today’s Patio, Scottsdale, Ariz.