Kering Eyewear and Roberto Vedovotto, its founder, president and chief executive, have been recognized by the Accessories Council with the Business Visionary Award. The award ceremony was held at Cipriani in New York on June 10. Kering Eyewear is a division of Kering. The ACE awards were created in 1997 to celebrate those who raise awareness of the accessories industry, including brands, retailers, designers, celebrities and media. Among the other companies that were recognized at this year's event, Columbia Sportswear, which offers eyewear via Marchon, received the Legacy Award, while Sperry received the Sustainability Award.