ICMAD’s 12th Annual

Cosmetic Innovator of The Year (CITY) Awards Dinner!


The CITY Awards (Cosmetic Innovator of The Year) honor innovation within the cosmetic and personal care industry. Members and nonmembers of ICMAD are encouraged to enter new products within the marketplace.  


ICMAD unveils the 14 CITY Awards Winners for 2016 during Cosmoprof North America! 


Monday, July 25, 2016

Mandalay Bay Convention Center

Las Vegas, NV



About the 2016 Keynote Speakers


Tish Bellomo & Snooky Bellomo, Manic Panic NYC
In 1977, sisters and former Blondie back-up singers Tish & Snooky, created the MANIC PANIC® brand (beginning with their store on St. Marks Place – the first punk boutique in America), specializing in products reflecting their rock & roll roots. Still based in NYC, the internationally-distributed line is best known for its rainbow assortment of MANIC PANIC® hair color and cosmetics.
MANIC PANIC® has the largest range of alternative and fashion colors to choose from in the industry. Accomplishments include winning 2 PETA Awards for the best cruelty-free hair product, the prestigious Allure ‘Best of Beauty’ Award, and a 3-time winner of the NYLON Beauty Award! 


About the 2016 Master of Ceremonies


Harlan Kirschner, The Kirschner Group
Harlan started in the beauty industry in 1979 working for a distributor and began the Kirschner Group in 1984. The Kirschner Group has 37 sales people in the United States and 17 people internationally. They represent many of the industry’s most popular brand names on a global basis. Harlan was the recepient of the 2014 Spirit of Life Award for City of Hope. 


2016 CITY Awards Judges

Jérôme Bérard, Principal, Berard Associates

Dr. Brooke Carlson, Master of Ceremonies, Fashion Institute of Technology, School of Graduate Studies, Cosmetics and Fragrance Master's Program

Maria Corbiscello, President, STUDIO MC²

Claudia Lucas, EVP Business Development, Behrman Communications

Ron Robinson, Founder & CEO, BeautyStat




2016 CITY Awards Finalists and Winners

Product Innovation: Color Cosmetics

Product Innovation: Facial Skincare

Product Innovation: Bath/Body/Fragrance

Product Innovation: Haircare

Product Innovation: Accessories & Tools

Package Design Innovation: Color Cosmetics

Package Design Innovation: Facial Skincare

Package Design Innovation: Bath/Body/Fragrance

Package Design Innovation: Haircare

Package Design Innovation: Accessories & Tools

Marketing/Advertising Innovation Print: Best Cause Marketing

Marketing/Advertising Innovation Print: Innovation Launch Campaign

Member's Choice Product

Member's Choice Package

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Interested in sponsorship opportunities for the CITY Awards Dinner, contact Alicia Carpenter at 847-305-2495 or acarpenter@icmad.org

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