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AHPA calls for nominations for 2018 AHPA Awards

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AHPA President Michael McGuffin (above right) presented the 2017 AHPA Visionary Award to Dan Richard (above left) who received the award on behalf of his father Elwood.
AHPA President Michael McGuffin (above right) presented the 2017 AHPA Visionary Award to Dan Richard (above left) who received the award on behalf of his father Elwood.
The American Herbal Products Association is accepting nominations for its 2018 AHPA Awards, with a deadline set for submissions of December 1.

The association is accepting nominations for its three award categories:
Herbal Hero
Individuals who make outstanding contributions to AHPA committees or initiatives.

Herbal Industry Leader
Companies that set an example of outstanding business practices or organizations that work to move the industry forward, exceeding the standards of normal business practices.

Herbal Insight Award
Individuals or non-commercial organizations that have a significant impact on furthering knowledge and understanding of botanicals and their uses.

“The AHPA Awards are offered in recognition of the hard work of these individuals and organizations and honors their contributions to the herbal products industry,”​ said AHPA President Michael McGuffin. “It symbolizes the industry's appreciation of their efforts to make advancements in the industry that AHPA serves.”

The awards will be presented at the annual AHPA member meeting and breakfast, scheduled in conjunction with the Natural Products Expo West trade show in Anaheim, CA, in March 2017. For more information and submit nominations, please click HERE​.

2017 AHPA Awards recipients:

Herbal Hero -- Suzanne Shelton

Herbal Industry Leader Award -- BI Nutraceuticals

Herbal Insight Award -- Loren Israelsen

Herbal Insight Award -- Scott Bass

AHPA Visionary Award -- Elwood Richard

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