Circle of Excellence Awards The Circle of Excellence Awards took place on Tuesday, May 4, 2010 at the prestigious Union League Club in New York City. One of the industry’s most anticipated and festive events, The Circle of Excellence has saluted many of the outstanding leaders in the industry since its inception in 1992. It recognizes individual talent, corporate initiative and significant accomplishments within the design and furnishings community. This gathering has been called the Oscars of our industry. What better way to celebrate the new decade than to honor achievers; current trendsetters and those who are the future of the industry. Our honorees are exemplars in the fields of Media, Interior and Product Design, Retail, Education and “Green” Achievement. Join us as we salute innovation, imagination and performance.