Brownyard Group Wins IMCA Showcase Awards
; The Brownyard Group, a Bay Shore, NY
provider of specialized insurance coverage for select industry groups, has won
two Best In Show awards and an
Award of Excellence at the Insurance
Marketing and Communications
Association’s 2009 annual meeting.
Both of the
Group’s Best In
ads were part of
also netted an
Award of Excellence in the “Total Marketing
Communications Campaign to
Producers or Consumers” category. It
was also part of the company’s
“Experience Matters” campaign.
The winning advertisements were
created by Vertibrands.
More info: www.brownyard.com
2010 FiFi Celebration is June 3 At Downtown Armory in NYC
; The Fragrance Foundation has set a date:
the 2010 FiFi celebration will be held
June 3 at the Downtown Armory in
New York City.
More info: www.fragrance.org
Q Laboratories Wins AOAC Award
; Q Laboratories’ Microbiology R&D Lab
has been awarded the Collaborative
Study of the Year Award by AOAC
International. AOAC is a provider and
facilitator in the development, use,
and harmonization of validated analytical methods and lab quality assurance programs and services.
PBA, NCA Agree To Proposed Merger
; The Professional Beauty Association
(PBA) and the National Cosmetology
Association (NCA) have signed an
agreement to effect a proposed merger.
The groups contend the merger will
combine the best practices and leverage
the complementary strengths, assets
and member benefits of each group to
improve all sectors of the professional
beauty industry. Longer term, NCA will
join PBA’s three existing company-based membership sections in its headquarters in Scottsdale, AZ as a fourth
NCA membership section.
More info: www.probeauty.org and