Beauty Store Business magazine - December, 2019

ICMAD

ICMAD 2019 Indie Beauty Innovators Awards: The Winners

Independent Cosmetic Manufacturers and Distributors (ICMAD) has announced the winners of the 2019 Indie Beauty Innovators (IBI) Awards, which recognize excellence in product innovation and company stewardship across 11 categories. Formerly the CITY Awards, the winners were revealed during Cosmoprof North America at a celebratory awards dinner on Monday evening, July 29 at The Four Seasons hotel in Las Vegas.

ICMAD 2019 Indie Beauty Innovators Awards Finalists Announced

The Independent Cosmetic Manufacturers and Distributors Association (ICMAD) has announced the finalists for the 2019 Indie Beauty Innovators (IBI) awards. The IBI awards will be announced as part of a dinner reception ceremony in Las Vegas on Monday, July 29, 2019 at the Four Seasons Hotel, connected to the Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino.

Formerly known at the Cosmetic Innovator of the Year (CITY) awards, the IBI awards recognize innovation across product development, brand stewardship and overall talent in the beauty industry.

ICMAD Names Dr. Ken Marenus Its New President

Independent Cosmetic Manufacturers and Distributors (ICMAD), a non-profit trade association supporting creative, innovative companies, with a focus on independently owned businesses of all sizes, has appointed Dr. Ken Marenus its new president. Dr. Marenus has an extensive career in the beauty industry and has had a role in representing the industry in the U.S., Canada and Europe.

ICMAD Announces 2018 CITY Awards Winners During Festive Event at Cosmoprof North America

ICMAD announced its Cosmetic Innovator of the Year (CITY) Awards winners on Monday evening, July 30, during Cosmoprof North America at the Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino. At a dinner celebration complete with live entertainment featuring Las Vegas showgirls, ICMAD's president and CEO Pam Busiek presented the awards with ICMAD board member Dr. Robb Akkridge. “Since the inception of ICMAD’s CITY Awards in 1995, we have been recognizing and celebrating the creativity and ingenuity of our industry’s professionals and their breakthrough innovations,” said Busiek.

Statement Released From ICMAD Supports Updated Beauty Industry Law

Pam Busiek, president and CEO of Independent Cosmetic Manufacturers and Distributors (ICMAD), vocalized her support for the Modernization of Cosmetics Regulation Act of 2018 in a statement released on February 25th. ICMAD, a non-profit trade association that has supported the beauty business from startups to established multinational corporations since 1974, continues to advocate for businesses of all sizes on the national stage.