ICMAD readies for its 11th annual CITY Awards

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ICMAD readies for its 11th annual CITY Awards

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The Independent Cosmetic Manufacturers and Distributors (ICMAD) association is readying to announce the winners of the 11th annual Cosmetics Innovators of the Year (CITY) Awards.

The three winners will be chosen from a long list of entrants across 14 categories and will be announced at the July 13th​ event in the Mandalay Bay, which is being held alongside the Cosmoprof North America event, in Las Vegas.

The event will include three speakers who will each be giving presentations pertaining to their areas of expertise in the industry – Harlan Kirschner of the Kirschner group, Beth Minardi, founder of Minardi Color, and George Schaeffer of Aloxxi International.

The three speakers

Kirschner heads up a thriving global professional sales organization that offers more than 100 sales and educational personnel experienced in the cosmetics field. He is also on the board of the Professional Beauty Association and is a 2014 City of Hope Honoree.

Minardi is a celebrity stylist who has elevated the category for salon hair color and is an internationally acclaimed colorist, educator and product consultant, readily recognized as an expert in all phases of hair color and beauty.

Schaeffer has built a career around returning personal service to the beauty industry, elevating the Aloxxi International name within the professional hair care industry and globally to the consumer with landmark innovations, as well as being the founder of OPI nail care.

The CITY Awards

Created in 1994, the CITY Awards are designed to underline the gold standard in breakthrough beauty products, representing cutting-edge technology, design and expertise in marketing.

“This premium slate of speakers represents a wealth of expertise and brings a high level of prestige appropriate to the occasion,”​ said ICMAD CEO Pam Busiek.

“Their participation will be the perfect complement to an event designed to honor innovation in the beauty and personal care space, making the CITY Awards the industry’s must‐attend event.”

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