Natural Products Association calls for nominations for the 20th Annual NPA Awards

Natural Products Association calls for nominations for the 20th Annual NPA Awards

The NPA Awards honor industry pioneers and leaders for their accomplishments in science, the environment, advocacy, social responsibility, and the industry at large. 

The Natural Products Association (NPA) is now accepting nominations for the 20th Annual NPA Awards, the premier honors for the natural products industry. Winners will accept their awards at Natural Products Association MarketPlace 2013, NPA’s annual trade show and convention, during a gala awards ceremony. The NPA Awards salute industry pioneers and leaders for their accomplishments in science, the environment, advocacy, social responsibility, and the industry at large.  
 
NPA members and others in the industry are encouraged to submit names for any of the awards. They also are welcome to nominate themselves for any awards for which they are qualified. The deadline for submitting nominations is Monday, April 2, 2012. See this year’s winners at www.NPAinfo.org/awards.  
 
Nominees are being accepted for the:
  • Burton Kallman Scientific Award: Presented to an individual for outstanding achievement in science related to the natural products industry.
  • President's Award: Presented to an individual or company that has made long-time contributions to industry.
  • Rachel Carson Environmental Award: Presented to an individual or company that has made significant contributions to the environmental community.
  • Statesman/Stateswoman Award: Presented to individuals outside the industry who have been an advocate for the natural products industry in policy and legislation.
  • Industry Champion Award: Presented to individuals who have made notable contributions to industry above and beyond commercial success.
  • Clinician Award: Presented to a licensed health care practitioner whose work exemplifies the best standards and dedication to responsible holistic, non-invasive and integrative/complementary/alternative-medicine modalities.
  • Socially Responsible Retailer Award: Presented to a retail store or stores within the industry demonstrating key aspects of social responsibility.

A nomination packet with each category's criteria, a list of previous winners, and a submission form can be downloaded at www.NPAinfo.org/awards. Nomination forms and an information packet are also available by mail by calling (202) 223-0101 ext. 104 or emailing [email protected]

 
Natural Products Association
The Natural Products Association (NPA), founded in 1936, is the largest and oldest nonprofit organization dedicated to the natural products industry. NPA represents over 1,900 members accounting for more than 10,000 locations of retailers, manufacturers, wholesalers and distributors of natural products, including foods, dietary supplements, and health/beauty aids. As the leading voice of the natural products industry, the NPA’s mission is to advocate for the rights of consumers to have access to products that will maintain and improve their health, and for the rights of retailers and suppliers to sell these products. Visit www.NPAInfo.org.
 
 
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