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Partner/Business Assistance Programs

ICMAD Partner/Business Assistance Programs

ICMAD has a wide range of programs and services to provide entrepreneurs with the resources to compete within the marketplace and around the world.

  • ICMAD provides a health insurance benefit with Association Health Programs.  Take advantage of our buying power by saving up to 50% on your health insurance premiums through our exclusive program.
  • ICMAD provides a business insurance program and a credit card processing program available to all members.
  • PartnerShip discount shipping service, which gives you discounts on carriers such as FedEx and UPS.
  • Learn the latest marketing data from Kline & Company.
  • Discounted issues of the PinkReport™ from The Benchmarking Company.
  • Obtain information on compliance training from NSF International.
  • ICMAD Certificates of Free Sale and/or Authentication required export documents provide you with the right paperwork to get your products through customs.
  • Purchase Certificates of Good Manufacturing Practicea formal affidavit attesting that your products are in compliance.
  • New partners also provide warehousing and shipping solutions as well as bar coding options.
  • Get a 360-degree view at the industry in minutes on your phone, tablet or computer from Industry Intelligence.
  • Discounted translation services covering 120 languages and providing Translations, Transcreations, Voice Over and Subtitles for video, DTP, Interpretation, and Cultural Consulting provided by LingPerfect.
  • ICMAD partners with BIORIUS, a technical consultancy located in Belgium that allows members to register and export their products to EU member countries.
  • Foreign Market Advantage - ICMAD is a presence at several international trade shows in Asia, India, and Italy.
  • Car rental discounts from Avis, Budget, and Hertz.
  • webpackaging is the global platform for packaging containing 10,000+ comprehensive company portals with over one million pages of tagged content.
  • Free six month listing on
  • Free/Discounted subscriptions for GCI Magazine, Beauty Fashion and BIR Review.

ICMAD Awards

ICMAD sponsors an awards program to celebrate innovation and creativity in the cosmetic industry. The IBI (Indie Beauty Innovators) awards have been featured in most of the best known industry publications. Members and Nonmembers are invited to participate.

ICMAD also sponsors a student competition for package designers and invites colleges and universities throughout the U.S. The "Young Designers" are very enthusiastic about the program and very creative in their designs. Click here for further details.