Port Washington, NY, June 21, 2018 — The NPD Group’s President of Fashion Footwear, Accessories, Watches and Luxury, Lori Monaco, was honored with the President’s Award at the 22nd annual ACE Awards on June 11, 2018. Hosted by The Accessories Council, the ACE Awards honor individuals and companies who have furthered the awareness and use of accessories.
The President’s Award was established in 2016 to honor those who have made an extraordinary contribution to the Accessories Council and the industry. Monaco was the 3rd recipient of this honor, a surprise award that is announced the night of the event.
“It was truly an honor for me to receive this incredible recognition from the Accessories Council – a testament to the contributions my team and I have made to the accessories industry,” said Monaco. “Working with great companies, retail partners, and the diverse and exceptional talent in this industry continues to spark my passion.”
“NPD prides itself on becoming an integral part of the industries we serve, and we truly value our relationships with the associations that support those industries,“ said Karyn Schoenbart, Chief Executive Officer of The NPD Group. “Lori is a wonderful asset to NPD, and this award recognizes her leadership, as well as her commitment to the Accessories Council and to the accessories industry.”