Category Archives: Vesta Awards

The Vesta Awards program was created in 2001 by Hearth & Home magazine to recognize and honor manufacturers for their innovation in product design and/or technology. The 2014 program will be open for entries on December 1, 2013, at

Judging takes place the first day of the HPBExpo, March 6, 2014; judges are selected from the ranks of retailers, distributors, designers, laboratory scientists, affiliate leaders and industry consultants.

The Vesta Awards Ceremony will begin at 5:30pm on Friday, March 7th, at the convention center. Winners and finalists will be featured in Hearth & Home’s May issue. Now in its 14th year, the Vesta Awards are a respected and prestigious part of the HPBExpo. To view the winners and finalists of the 2013 Vesta Awards, go to

Retailer of the Year Awards

For the second year, a Retail addition has been added to the Vesta Awards program. There will be two Retailer Awards – one for Hearth Retailer of the Year and another for Outdoor Room Retailer of the Year. The awards will recognize stores that excel in Visual Merchandising (store appearance and design) and Marketing (advertising, promotions, web presence, social media, etc.), as well as employee training and customer service.

The Kamado Rocket Was Announced The Winner of The 2014 Hearth & Home Magazine Vesta Awards Our Kamado Rocket Barbecue Grill has been acknowledged as the most innovative and superior grill of 2014 by the esteemed Hearth & Home Magazine. Galaxy Outdoor of Las Vegas has set the bar extremely high with the unique Kamado […]

What Are The Vesta Awards? The Vesta Awards were created by Hearth & Home magazine to recognize and honor companies for their innovation in product design and/or technology. Where? Awards were presented at an industry-wide ceremony on Friday, March 7, 2014. The reception and awards program to0k place from 5:00-6:45 pm. at the Salt Palace […]