ICMAD extends its awards entry deadline

By Simon Pitman contact

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Beauty and personal care industry body ICMAD has extended the deadline for its New Indie Beauty (IBI) Award, a competition to highlight talent in this fast growing segment of the US and global industry.

The new deadline for the awards is Saturday June 15th​, with entry fees set at $325 for ICMAD members and $550 for non-members for a cross section of indie beauty players from throughout the supply chain.

Entries are currently being accepted for brands, designers, manufacturers, suppliers and distributors from both small and large companies worldwide.

The judging process

ICMAD has put together a panel of independent judges from all walks of the beauty and personal care industry, with the aim of creating a non-partisan and balanced approach to the judging process.

The panel includes a wide selection of industry experts from just about every aspect of the industry, including media, retail, product development, design and the all-important packaging sector.

The award is open to any product or product line that was launched domestically or internationally between February 28, 2018 and April 15, 2019.

And with the new June 15 deadline for entries, the organizer says that it is now aiming to announced the finalist for each of the categories on June 28, while the winners will be announced on July 28 at the MeetLV, in Las Vegas.

The categories:

Categories for product innovation include: 


*Bath and body *Fragrance *Haircare

*Makeup *Men’s *Nails *Organic/Green Overall*Skincare

Categories for talent and brand stewardship include:

*Entrepreneur of the year

*Innovator of the Year

*Innovation Green Brand of the Year

*Influencer Choice

For the full industry award line up, please click here.

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