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ICMAD Announces 2013 Cosmetic Innovator of the Year Awards Finalists

ICMAD Announces 2013 Cosmetic Innovator of the Year Awards Finalists

The finalists are now out for the 2013 Cosmetic Innovator of the Year Awards from the Independent Cosmetic Manufacturers and Distributors. From cosmetics to marketing and hair products to body care, they're considered among the best new breakout products, packaging and advertising campaigns in the beauty industry.

ICMAD Moves to New Headquarters

ICMAD has moved to new headquarters in Deer Park, IL

The Independent Cosmetic Manufacturers and Distributors is now in a new headquarters in Illinois. The trade association's new address is 21925 Field Parkway, Suite 205, Deer Park, IL 60010.

ICMAD is in the process of implementing many new initiatives for the remainder of 2012 and into 2013. Read about them in the cover story on ICMAD president and CEO Pam Busiek in the October Beauty Store Business issue mailing soon.

14 Beauty Companies Win ICMAD's 2012 CITY Awards

2012 ICMAD CITY Award winners

The Independent Cosmetic Manufacturers and Distributors’ seventh annual CITY (Cosmetic Innovator of The Year) Awards took place June 20 at the Manhattan Penthouse in New York City.

Fourteen winners were selected by a panel of industry experts who cast their votes based on innovative products, packaging, and advertising/marketing concepts from 2011.

And the CITY Award Goes to …

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Manhattan Penthouse front entrance

The finalists for the Independent Cosmetic Manufacturers and Distributors’ seventh annual CITY (Cosmetic Innovator of The Year) Awards were announced last week.

Unlike the Oscars most years, there isn’t a clear favorite for one CITY nominee to win really big with something—such as five of the prestigious awards.

Nevertheless, please get your ballots out, ladies and gents ...

Here’s who could be winning CITYs—usually, one per category—during the dinner ceremony June 20 at the Manhattan Penthouse in New York City along with my picks (not that I have a say in any of this).

For Suppliers Only …

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ICMAD's 2012 CITY Awards Graphic

If you’re a beauty-products supplier—and I know that a lot of you read Beauty Store Business online—I urge your company to participate in the Independent Cosmetic Manufacturers and Distributors’ 2012 CITY (Cosmetic Innovator of The Year) Awards program.

This year’s program is no doubt bigger and better than the previous six—and in 2012 your business doesn’t even have to be an ICMAD member. Also, as BSB tweeted on April 23, the deadline for submissions has been extended to May 11.

ICMAD FDA Cosmetic Regulations Workshop April 26 in New York City

Courtesy of Independent Cosmetic Manufacturers & Distributors

Independent Cosmetic Manufacturers & Distributors will host its 31st U.S. Food and Drug Administration Cosmetic Regulations Workshop on April 26 inside the Vanderbilt Suites at the MetLife Building in New York City.