The Independent Cosmetic Manufacturers and Distributors (ICMAD) has revamped its CITY (Cosmetic Innovator of the Year) Awards for 2012, refining categories and bringing on new judges, as well as developing new promotional programs for winners. The CITY Awards honor innovative products, packaging, and advertising/marketing beauty concepts from the past year, and to learn more about requirements for entering and categories, as well as judging and promotion exposure, click here. The deadline for entry submissions is April 15.
When the awards are presented during the ICMAD’s 39th annual meeting on June 20, 2012, at the Manhattan Penthouse in New York, Janet Gurwitch, creator of Laura Mercier Cosmetics, will be the presenter. Gurwitch will speak on her entrepreneurial spirit and what it takes to make it in today’s beauty industry.
“ICMAD looks forward to welcoming Janet Gurwitch to this special event and know that her story, experience and passion for the industry will be a real joy for all to hear,” said Pam Busiek, ICMAD CEO and president. “Her success and insight regarding her successful journey in our industry, which continues with new ventures, will be exciting for all to hear.”