The Independent Cosmetics Manufacturers and Distributors (ICMAD) has announced its fourth annual CITY awards for Cosmetic Innovator of the Year. To be eligible for the CITY Award, the company must be a member of ICMAD and follow the criteria established for each award category. All products must have first shipped, and marketing and advertising programs initiated, between April 1, 2007 and March 31, 2007. The call for entries brochure is available online at www.icmad.org or by calling 1-800-334-2623.
The CITY awards will be presented during the ICMAD annual meeting and dinner on June 13, 2007 in New York. Six categories will be awarded in product and packaging innovation including: personal care product, color cosmetic product, skin care product, personal care package design, color cosmetic package design and skin car package design. Three awards will also be given in marketing and advertising innovation including: print advertisement (trade), print advertisement (consumer) and Internet advertisement or Web site design.