2008 AHPA Awards - Final reminder: January 14 nomination deadline

(January 8, 2008) — Please remember that nominations for the American Herbal Products Association’s 2008 Awards are due by Monday, January 14. Presented annually at AHPA’s annual member breakfast, the awards honor those who have made significant contributions to the herbal products industry.

Do you know individuals and organizations who make substantive, positive contributions to the herbal products industry? AHPA is seeking nominations for three awards in 2008:

Herbal Hero — Individuals who make outstanding contributions to AHPA committees or initiatives. Nominees must be employed by an AHPA member company.

Herbal Industry Leader — Companies that set an example of outstanding business practices or organizations that work to move the industry forward above and beyond normal business practices. Nominees must be members of AHPA.

Herbal Insight Award — Individuals or non-commercial organizations that have a significant impact on furthering knowledge and understanding of botanicals and their uses. Nominees need not be associated with an AHPA member company

Nominations must be made by AHPA members, using this online form. Nominations should be made by an outside party, preferably with an objective perspective on how the candidate has stood out in the community.

Join AHPA in celebrating this industry’s outstanding companies and individuals at the annual member breakfast, Thursday, March 13, 2008 in Anaheim during Natural Products ExpoWest.

Information on AHPA Award honorees from 2006 and 2007 is on AHPA’s website.



The American Herbal Products Association (AHPA) is the only national trade association devoted to herbal issues. Representing the core of the botanical trade—comprised of the finest growers, processors, manufacturers and marketers of herbal products—our mission is to promote the responsible commerce of herbal products. AHPA committees generate self-regulations to ensure the highest level of quality with respect to the way herbal products are manufactured, labeled, and sold. Celebrating our 25th anniversary in 2007! Website: www.ahpa.org.

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