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 Field Museum during the Casual Market Chicago.

Finalists in the 2015 competition include:

Single Store Category
AuthenTeak, Atlanta
Hill Company, Philadelphia
Outdoor Elegance, LaVerne, Calif.
Patios Plus, Rancho Mirage, Calif.
Sunnyland Furniture, Dallas
Village Green Home and Garden, Rockford, Ill.

Multi-Store Category
ABSCO Fireplace & Patio, Birmingham, Ala.
Great Gatherings, Annapolis, Md., and Gainesville, Va.
Outside in Style, Austin, Texas
Summer House, Tukwila, Wash.
Yard Art Patio & Fireplace, Irving, Texas