Beauty Store Business magazine - January, 2020

Pam Busiek

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.

ICMAD's Busiek Speaks Out on New Regulatory Legislation

On November 1, Independent Cosmetic Manufacturers and Distributors' (ICMAD) CEO and president, Pam Busiek, released an official statement concerning Senator Orrin Hatch’s (R-Utah) legislation, the FDA Cosmetic Safety and Modernization Act, which was introduced to congress on October 25, 2017. ICMAD, a non-profit trade association, supports businesses ranging from startups to multinational corporations in the cosmetics and personal care industry.

Congressman Sessions Introduces The Safe Cosmetics Modernization Act

U.S. Congressman Pete Sessions (R-Texas) introduced H.R. 4075, The Safe Cosmetics Modernization Act, Nov. 18.

"This legislation reforms and improves the Food and Drug Administration’s ability to streamline and strengthen consumer safety requirements without strangling small businesses in the cosmetic industry with onerous regulations," said Sessions, who is Chairman of the House Rules Committee.

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.