Award Ceremony

Award Ceremony


A prestigious Award Ceremony will take place in the Chicago Meeting Room (above the show halls) from 18:00-20:00 on Wednesday 2nd April. The ceremony is sponsored by KOLB and will feature the following four awards categories:

  • Innovation Zone
    Best Ingredient Award

    The Award is given to honour the development of a novel active or functional ingredient featured on the Innovation Zone that combines innovative science and product features in a way that demonstrates substantial benefits to manufacturers and to end-users when compared to existing ingredients. 

    View more info on the Innovation Zone

    View the finalists

    Cosmetics & Toiletries
    R&D Award

    Cosmetics & Toiletries will be presenting the winner from five finalists for its 2014 R&D Award for Best New Ingredient, which honours ingredients for their innovative design. The finalists will be chosen dependant on the ratings (based on significance to the industry and long-term impact) of ten cosmetics industry experts, from both manufacturers and universities.

    More Information on this Award

  • Green Ingredient Award

    in association with Organic Monitor

    This award is given to a raw material or ingredient that makes a significant environmental / social difference in the area of sustainability. The material should have been launched in the last 3 years and have current applications in cosmetic products. Applicants will have to prove the environmental and social difference the raw material/ingredient makes in terms of sustainability.

    (only open to in-cosmetics 2014 exhibitors)

    View the finalists

    Beiersdorf Innovation Pitch

    Beiersdorf Innovation Pitch

    in-cosmetics 2014 has partnered with skin care giant Beiersdorf to identify the most forward-thinking ideas and concepts in a unique contest – the Beiersdorf Innovation Pitch. Exhibitors are invited to submit their most innovative ideas in advance of the event and the most successful will be invited to pitch to a jury from Marketing and Research & Development with the three best ideas announced during the awards ceremony.

    More info on the Innovation Pitch

    Beiersdorf Innovation Pitch Judges


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