Top Beauty & Personal Care Awards Recognize The Best In Package Design

    Top Beauty & Personal Care Awards Recognize The Best In Package Design

HBA IPDA—Now Accepting Nominations

PR Newswire

NEW YORK, March 8, 2013

NEW YORK, March 8,2013 /PRNewswire/ --HBA Global Expo announces that it is
now accepting nominations for its annual IPDA (International Package Design
Awards) at prestigious awards are the only
awards that honor the year's most innovative beauty packaging in several
categories including cosmetics, fragrance, personal care, skin care and
innovations in sustainability. Categories for Hair Care, Sampling/Travel Size
products, and At-Home Devices and Tools have also been added to the program.

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As the longest running and biggest package design awards in the beauty
industry—major brands, niche players and indie companies, have all won HBA's
IPDA awards for excellence in package design and engineering achievements.
Last year and past IPDA winners and finalists included Arbonne, Bath & Body
Works, Benefit Cosmetics, Burberry Cosmetics, Color Proof, Combe, COOLA, Coty,
Five Star Fragrance, Inter Parfums, Kate Somerville Skin Care, Lea Journo
Cosmetique, L'Oreal Paris, MAC Cosmetics, Naked Princess, Physicians Formula,
Renpure Organics, Sephora, SK-II, Stila The Estee Lauder Companies, Thymes,
Victoria Secrets, and Yves Rocher. 

Any size company can submit designs that are introduced for retail from June
1, 2012 through June 30, 2013, including suppliers, design firms, public
relations and marketing agencies, and brand manufacturers. Designs that have
been re-freshed, improved, or offer new features or technologies are also
eligible to participate. The deadline for IPDA submissions is March 22, 2013.

Finalists for the IPDA Awards are announced in early May and the Category
Winners and the Grand Award will be revealed during the HBA Global Expo &
Conference June 18 ^ – 20, 2013 at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in
New York. The award finalists and winners are prominently displayed in the
IPDA Showcase located on the exhibit floor, during the event, which is the
only beauty event that fosters the growth and development of Cosmetic,
Fragrance, Hair Care, Personal Care and Skin Care brands. As the universal
meeting place for the health and beauty industries, more than 15,000 beauty
and personal care professionals from all over the world will be able to view
the IPDA finalists.

"Creative and innovative packaging still play a key role in influencing
purchasing decisions amongst consumers.HBA Global looks forward to
showcasing some of the year's most stand-out beauty and personal care package
designs that enhance the brand experience and connect with buyers. We are
proud to support and platform our industry's outstanding packaging and
engineering achievements," said Jill Birkett, Brand Director, Beauty &

The judging panel for the IPDA includes packaging experts, designers, industry
suppliers and members of the media. IPDA submissions are evaluated on the
following: originality, design concept, creative use of new materials,
components and decorating processes, technical competency and effective brand
messaging. The HBA IPDA awards are widely promoted through press releases
and PR Newswire, and finalists and winners receive coverage in leading
international trade publications and on the HBA Global website.

The HBA IPDA Awards are sponsored by Beauty Packaging and HAPPI magazines. For
more information about the HBA IPDA Awards go to or
contact Caitlin Carragee at 609-759-7617 or

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