VIP Beauty Bloggers Team Needed

31.7.2014 - Uncategorized

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The second Annual #beauty20 Awards are around the corner and Global Cosmetics Community is looking for beauty bloggers to present #beauty20 Awards in New York on September 30 on the stage of 404NYC during the evening awards ceremony during innoCos Digital Summit, where the most successful beauty brands and retailers will be awarded for the categories of best Twitter, Facebook, Pinterest and Instagram, best App, best online video, best e-commerce website, best beauty startup, best technology startup and best beauty brand online.

Bloggers who are interested in being selected for VIP tickets are expected to do the following: post a blog post (or Twitter message, Facebook, etc.) asking their followers to nominate their favourite beauty brand online at www.beauty20awards.com and promote it on social media networks using the hashtag #beauty20

There are only 10 places available for the VIP beauty bloggers who will also be honoured by presenting one of the 10 awards to the winning brands. The top 10 winners will be chosen based on the traffic they will generate by asking their followers to nominate their favourite beauty brand. All beauty bloggers are welcomed to join the contest and our selected VIP group of 10 bloggers will be announced on September 15.

A partial list of #beauty20 Awards nominees you can find here. (deadline August 15)

#beauty20 Awards provides a platform for people to showcase their unique innovations in digital marketing of beauty brands and takes place in different countries around the world. The first #beauty20 Awards ceremony was held in 2013 in Paris and this year’s event will be held in New York City

For media enquiries contact: Irina Kremin, Co-founder of Global Cosmetics Community:  ikremin@globalcosmeticscommunity.com

Two more weeks to go! Join 2014 #beauty20 Awards nominees.

30.7.2014 - Uncategorized

Most of us have our favorite beauty websites, apps, videos, facebook pages, blogs, Twitter or Pinterest boards. In fact just this week I was asked at a event where I buy my beauty products and I recommended my favorite website.
With so many beauty brands active online and with the emergence of many new brands and blogs, now is the perfect time to have local and international brands compete for each of the 10 categories at the www.beauty20awards.com, isn’t it?
Do you have a favorite beauty brand or blog on the web? Nominate it now, let the battle begin!
Below you will find the first list of brands nominated, which we will be updating on a weekly basis.
And if your favorite brand or blog is not on the list, go now to www.beauty20awards.com – you have until August 15th!

Best Beauty Startup.

and more…

Best Technology Startup.

and more…

Best Online Video.

 

Best Twitter.

Best Facebook.

Best Pinterest.

Best App.

Best Instagram.

Best e-Commerce Website.

Best Beauty Brand Online.

We are looking forward to receive more nominations – deadline August 15 2014!

 

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3 simple steps for beauty brands and retailers to win #beauty20 Awards.

30.7.2014 - Uncategorized

Are you a Head of Digital Marketing/ eCommerce / Communication?

Would you like to get recognition for the all your hard work in 2014? Now you can! We offer you a chance to win the #beauty20 Award!

Here are 3 simple steps explaining how:

1. Choose one or more categories in which your brand is very successful:

  1. Best Twitter
  2. Best Facebook
  3. Best Pinterest
  4. Best Instagram
  5. Best App (Mobile or Tablet)
  6. Best Online Video
  7. Best e-Commerce Website
  8. Best Beauty Startup
  9. Best Technology Startup
  10. Best Beauty Brand Online

2. Go to #beauty20 Awards website and fill in the form(s)- you got until August 15!

3. If your brand will be announced in the final on September 1st, ask your followers and brand’s champions to vote for you in the period of September 1-15 on the same website: #beauty20 Awards

And dont forget to come to 404 venue in New York on September 30 to celebrate and network with the most successful digital marketing and e-Commerce decision makers! Places are limited and prices start at $265

See you in New York at innoCos Digital summit!

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Second Annual Beauty 2.0 Awards Seeking Nominations

25.7.2014 - Uncategorized

(New York, July 23 2014) The second Annual Beauty 2.0 Awards are around the corner, and they are looking for nominations. There are two new categories this year: best technology startup and best beauty startup. Nominations can be self designated, or people can nominate their favorite beauty brand that they feel would quality. The categories of great technology startup and best beauty startup were not available last year and they are expected to be big hits at the conference. As technology improves each year, there are more and more beauty startups that are changing the future of the industry, so it is beneficial to give these startups a chance to shine in the spotlight.

 

For the best beauty startup nominations, people are asked to nominate their favorite beauty startup that is no more than three years old, with the most innovative and outstanding online presence. With the category of best technology startup, people are asked to nominate the most innovative technology product that connects the beauty industry with customers and support beauty brands. Other categories include best Twitter, Facebook, Pinterest, Instagram, best App, best online video, best e-commerce website and best beauty brand online.

 

Irina Kremin, a member of the organisation says:” Beauty industry invests more and more in digital marketing with a main goal to get closer to the customer. They want us to Like & Love your brand. Thus why don’t we ask the customers who they love the most? Let’s give it a test! Such competition of global and local brands can be the reality check for beauty brands to show who they really like the most. Now who will receive the award in New York this year? The battle is on!”

 

Nominations will be accepted from now until August 15, and between August 16 and August 31, there will be a nomination pre-selection. Public voting will be open for fifteen days, starting September 1. Winners will be announced at the conference, which will feature senior executive speakers from brands including Bobbi Brown, Benefit Cosmetics, Maybelline, Matrix, Coty, Net-A-Porter, Estee, DollarShaveCLub.com, Preen.Me, Aveda, Comptoir des Cotonniers and more. They will share their strategies and give advice to those who are interested in taking their startups to the next level.

 

The Beauty 2.0 dAwars were initiated in Paris in 2013 by innoCos events to praise the most groundbreaking innovations in digital marketing among beauty brands. The second annual 2014 contest will take place in New York on September 30.

 

Awards Celebration Ceremony will take place at innoCos Digital Summit on September 30 2014 in New York, USA

 

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For more information, visit www.beauty20awards.com.

The Second Annual innoCos Beauty 2.0 Awards. Nominations opened!

23.7.2014 - Uncategorized

Contact:Irina Kremin FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Phone:         +31643001954
Email:   ikremin@globalcosmeticscommunity.com

 

SECOND ANNUAL BEAUTY 2.0 AWARDS SEEKING NOMINATIONS

 

(New York, July 23 2014) The second Annual Beauty 2.0 Awards are around the corner, and they are looking for nominations. There are two new categories this year: great technology startup and best beauty startup. Nominations can be self designated, or people can nominate their favorite beauty brand that they feel would quality. The categories of great technology startup and best beauty startup were not available last year and they are expected to be big hits at the conference. As technology improves each year, there are more and more beauty startups that are changing the future of the industry, so it is beneficial to give these startups a chance to shine in the spotlight.

 

For the best beauty startup nominations, people are asked to nominate their favorite beauty startup that is no more than three years old, with the most innovative and outstanding online presence. With the category of best technology startup, people are asked to nominate the most innovative technology product that connects the beauty industry with customers and support beauty brands. Other categories include best Twitter, Facebook, Pinterest and Instagram, best App, best online video, best e-commerce website and best beauty brand online.

 

Irina Kremin, a member of the organisation says:” Beauty industry invests more and more in digital marketing with a main goal to get closer to the customer. They want us to Like & Love your brand. Thus why don’t we ask the customers who they love the most? Let’s give it a test! Such competition of global and local brands can be the reality check for beauty brands to show who they really like the most. Now who will receive the award in Paris this year? The battle is on!”

 

Nominations will be accepted from now until August 15, and between August 16 and August 31, there will be a nomination pre-selection. Public voting will be open for fifteen days, starting September 1. Winners will be announced at the conference, which will feature senior executive speakers from brands including Bobbi Brown, Benefit Cosmetics, Maybelline, Matrix, Coty, Net-A-Porter, Estee, DollarShaveCLub.com, Preen.Me, Aveda, Comptoir des Cotonniers and more. They will share their strategies and give advice to those who are interested in taking their startups to the next level.

 

The Beauty 2.0 Awards were initiated in Paris in 2013 by innoCos events to praise the most groundbreaking innovations in digital marketing among beauty brands. The second annual 2014 contest will take place in New York on September 30.

 

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For more information, visit www.beauty20awards.com.

 

Deadlines for nominations & submissions for Awards extended to August 15 2014

Announcing Leader of the Year 2014 Winners

27.5.2014 - Uncategorized

22nd of May 2014 in Rome at the inaugural Leader of the Year Awards ceremony, Global Cosmetics Community honored three leaders who are making their mark on the cosmetics, personal and oral care industries. Selected by the Global Cosmetics Community Advisory Board, these Honorees are recognized for their impressive performance, leadership ability and the impact they are making on their organization as well as the industry.

The innoCos Leader of the Year Award was established to recognize and honor managers and leaders in the Cosmetics, Personal and Oral Care Industry who have significantly contributed to the success of their company and led their teams to successful innovation. Irina Kremin, co-founder of the Global Cosmetics Community says, “Our goal is to give these innovation leaders recognition by introducing the Leader of the Year Awards. We have the support of our distinguished jury that consists of experts from the industry, professional services and academia and we are excited to announce the first winners for 2014”.

Categories & finalists below (alphabetic order by name)

Product:

  • Isabella de Oliveira Vianna Cavalcanti Wanderley, Marketing Director, Grupo Boticário
  • Mark Edwards, Research and Development Director, GlaxoSmithKline
  • Ralph Macchio, CSO, SVP Global R&D, Coty Inc

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Leader of the Year category Product winner: Mark Edwards, R&D Director at GlaxoSmithKline, established a new category of toothpaste and developed a new method of visualizing claims.

Packaging:

  • Alexander Kwapis, Creative Director, Fusion Packaging
  • Joy Chen, Chief Executive Officer, Yes To Inc
  • Lars Fasten, CEO, Fasten

Joy Chen

Leader of the Year category Packaging winner: Joy Chen – As a newly appointed CEO, Joy laid the groundwork for the turnaround to successfully reposition the brand and achieve double digit growth.

Marketing:

  • Charles von Abercron, GLOBAL CEO & FOUNDER, GLOSSYBOX
  • Jamie Kern Lima, Founder and CEO of IT Cosmetics, IT Cosmetics
  • Valerie  Hoecke, SVP, Global Digital, Benefit Cosmetics

Glossybox

Leader of the Year category Marketing winner: Charles von Abercron,  global CEO and Founder of GlossyBox, bridged the communication between consumers and cosmetic companies to the benefit of both. (Britta Fleck, Vice President Global Brand Relations accepting the award).

Awards were presented on May 22nd at the Aldrovandi Villa Borghese hotel in Rome during the 5th annual innoCos summit, see  www.innocosevents.com

The event is a high-profile international summit featuring case study presentations by brands and retailers such as Coty, Johnson & Johnson, L’Oreal, Unilever, P&G, Elizabeth Arden, Sephora, Yves Rocher, Benefit Cosmetics and takes place in different cities in Europe and USA every year.

To learn more about the innoCos Summit and Leader of the Year, contact Irina Kremin, ikremin@globalcosmeticscommunity.com, tel. +31 64 300 1954

Introducing: innoCos “Eat To Meet” dinner reservation system!

6.5.2014 - Uncategorized

 

Today we’re announcing something completely different and exciting for the innoCos summit this year. Introducing: innovative innoCos.EatToMeet.com diner reservation system!
Now you can register for Leader of the Year Award’s dinner and reserve your seat at the table of your choice!

 

The aim for the system is to create a social interaction of like-minded people at the event.

 

Login and make your profile at innoCos EatToMeet and choose the seat next to the person of your interest now! (you will be redirected to dinner registration page if you have not registered yet)

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Announcing the 2014 Innovation Leader of the Year Finalists

6.5.2014 - Uncategorized

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The Global Cosmetics Community is thrilled to announce the finalists of the 2014 inaugural Leader of the Year Awards. The award recognizes outstanding leaders from the cosmetics, personal and oral care industry.

To evaluate the nominations, the Global Cosmetics Community has brought together an international panel of judges from academia and the industry. The judges are experts in the fields of Leadership, Strategy and Innovation.

Following a thorough evaluation of the nominations in their respective categories – Product, Packaging and Marketing – the top three finalist of each category were identified and will be brought to the next round.  In the next two weeks, the finalists will be interviewed by the judges to identify the winners per category.

 

Categories & finalists below (alphabetic order by name)

Product:

  • Isabella de Oliveira Vianna Cavalcanti Wanderley, Marketing Director, Grupo Boticário
  • Mark Edwards, Research and Development Director, GlaxoSmithKline
  • Ralph Macchio, CSO, SVP Global R&D, Coty Inc

Packaging:

  • Alexander Kwapis, Creative Director, Fusion Packaging
  • Joy Chen, Chief Executive Officer, Yes To Inc
  • Lars Fasten, CEO, Fasten

Marketing:

  • Charles von Abercron, GLOBAL CEO & FOUNDER, GLOSSYBOX
  • Jamie Kern Lima, Founder and CEO of IT Cosmetics, IT Cosmetics
  • Valerie  Hoecke, SVP, Global Digital, Benefit Cosmetics

 

The winners of each category will be announced on May 22nd, 2014 during the 5th Annual innoCos Summit in Rome. The event is a high-profile, international summit featuring case study presentations by brands and retailers such as Coty, L’Oreal, Unilever, P&G, Elizabeth Arden, Sephora, Johnson & Johnson, Benefit Cosmetics and many more.

You can tune in and sign up for the innoCos updates or purchase tickets here.

 

Press contact:

Irina Kremin,

Co-Founder of the Global Cosmetics Community ikremin@globalcosmeticscommunity.com

tel. +31 64 300 1954

Inaugural innoCos Leader of the Year Awards 2014

2.1.2014 - Uncategorized

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The innoCos Leader of the Year Award has been created by the Global Cosmetics Community to recognize and honour managers and leaders in the Cosmetics and Personal Care Industry who have significantly contributed to the success of their company by developing, enhancing and expanding the practice of innovation.

The Award draws applicants from a wide diversity of companies within the cosmetics and personal care industry: beauty brands and retailers, packaging, raw material suppliers and other organisations involved in contributing to the value chain of bringing cosmetics to consumers.

Award Categories

  • Marketing
  • Product
  • Packaging

Eligibility & Requirements

This award will be presented to the most outstanding Innovation Leader who contributed to a culture of innovation and demonstrated uniqueness of approach, potential impact and stimulated members of the team to innovate.

  • Nominees must currently hold a leadership position in the organisation and lead the team, who have innovated a service / process, developed a product innovation or brought it to market.
  • Nominations are open for leaders in the cosmetics and personal care value chain, from raw material suppliers to retailers.
  • Applicants must present accomplishments related to the nominee’s current position.
  • You can nominate your manager, leader, colleague or even yourself, providing that at least one person (nominee / nominated person) is a Global Cosmetics Community member.

Application Timeline

The deadline to submit the nominations is 20th April 2014.

Application Process

Please complete the online form to submit your final application.  Upon completion you will be sent a confirmation message.

Confidentiality

All award content, including the identity of applicants, will be held in strict confidence and used only by the award judges in the judging process.

Steering Committee / Judges

Applications will be reviewed by an international panel of experts from complementary industries with a specialisation in Leadership, Strategy & Innovation who have experience working with/in the cosmetics and/or personal care industry.

1. Andrea Prencipe – Professor of Economics and Management of Innovation at LUISS Guido Carli University of Rome.

2. Mick Broekhof- Founding Partner of Kalypso Europe, consulting firm specialized in innovation

3. Graham Cross – Director of Innovation Acceleration and Commercial Alliances at Unilever

4. Committee support: Tiffany Le Brun, Manager, Kalypso.

Judging Process

The judging process will be conducted in two phases by our judges.

Phase 1: Finalist Selection: 20th of April – 1st May

A team of judges will read each application,  rank the order based on detailed evaluation criteria and select a set of 3 finalists from each category for the next phase.

Phase 2: Interviews: 1st May – 15th May

A team of  judges will interview the finalists and then meet (online/offline) to pick the winner. Finalists will be notified in advance so that they can prepare for the interviews. They will also be invited to attend the innoCos Leader of the Year Awards Dinner on May 22 in Rome.

Publicity

The finalists will be officially announced in a press release in April. The winners will be officially announced in a press release on the day of the innoCos Europe Summit 2014 in Rome.

Finalists will be formally recognized at an Awards Dinner at the end of the first day of innoCos Europe Summit. Press interviews of the finalists will be arranged during the day.

Please fill in the Awards Nomination Form below and submit before April 20th 2014

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Submissions will be reviewed by an international steering advisory committee who will select the top finalists and winners in each category.

For award-related questions

We wish you the best of luck and look forward to your application.

If you have any questions, please contact Irina Kremin at

ikremin@globalcosmeticscommunity.com

innoCos. Call for Synopsis

17.12.2013 - Uncategorized

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The 5th annual innoCos Europe conference will be held on the 21st-23rd May 2014 in Rome, Italy. The agenda focuses on transforming business performance through innovation and marketing to secure growth and achieve leadership for brands whilst meeting/shaping future consumer needs.

Some of topics we are looking to have covered include:

  • Creating innovative branding campaigns for luxury beauty products
  • Turning valuable consumer insights into new innovative strategies, campaigns and initiatives
  • Maximising innovation and new product development
  • Utilizing social media and digital campaigns to build relationships and facilitate crowdsourcing
  • Connecting emotionally with your consumers through packaging design, experiential marketing and in-store
  • Developing relationships with suppliers, academics and customers to propel innovation
  • Savvy initiatives and campaigns for luxury brands
  • Connecting consumers and building stronger relationships through retail outlets

We will start with the cocktail reception on Wednesday evening, followed by a full day of case study presentations from the most innovative beauty brands on Thursday, finishing the day with the innoCos Leader of the Year Awards celebration.  On Friday morning there will be more presentations and we will end the event with a Trend Walk to various inspiring places in Rome on Friday afternoon.

We are looking for passionate leaders from the most innovative cosmetics and personal care brand’s owners and retailers who can share their stories (case study, campaign, project, initiative)

Requirements:

  • You work for an innovative beauty, cosmetics or personal care brand owner / retailer
  • You have an interesting case study to share; including processes, successes and problems incurredYou are senior level: SVP, VP, Director, Head, General Manager
  • You are passionate to facilitate an interactive workshop session or panel discussion

The deadline for entries is ***Monday 13 January 2014***

Interested?
Please contact Lisanne Vos +31 70 4400051 (lisanne@innocosevents.com) with a short presentation abstract (maximum 500 words), add your Linkedin profile or bio.

Take advantage of this unique opportunity to discuss best practices with your peers face-to-face in a friendly, fun and productive networking environment in a luxury venue in Rome. Join our speakers panel to be featured on the InnoCos Wall of Fame

As this is a single-stream conference, speaker slots are limited. We encourage you to submit your abstracts as soon as possible as places are filling up quickly.

Sponsorship Opportunities.
This event provides the perfect opportunity for consultants and vendors to network, create brand awareness and showcase your company’s products and services. For more information on our sponsorship packages, please contact Irina Kremin on: ikremin@kgsglobal.com or +31 643 00 19 54.

 

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