2018 Nominations

Scroll below to submit nominations for The Fragrance Foundation Awards 2018.

Nominations are due by Wednesday, January 17th, 2018.

Companies will be invoiced for their submissions.

Please Note: All submissions will be reviewed and evaluated by the Board of Directors.

Please contact Mary Pelzer at [email protected] or Hallie Mindell at [email protected] should you have any questions.

Lifetime Achievement, Perfumer

This award recognizes a perfumer’s total body of work.

Eligibility: Candidates for this award must have made significant contributions to the fragrance industry and achieved a legendary body of work.

Member entry fee: $700

Non-member entry fee: $2500

Nomination is closed.

Fragrance of the Year

Fragrance of the Year nominees are evaluated based on fragrance, marketing strategy, packaging and advertising.

Eligibility: All fragrances launched in the U.S. from January 1, 2017 to December 31, 2017.

Member entry fee: $700
Non-member entry fee: $2500

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Indie Fragrance of the Year

This award recognizes a fragrance created by a brand not distributed or owned by a large company. It is sold by fewer than 50 stores or e-tailers in the U.S.

Eligibility: Indie fragrances launched in the U.S. from January 1, 2017 to December 31, 2017. Must be independent, not distributed or owned by a large company. Entry must be submitted by the brand, not by a distributor.

This category is judged by an expert panel.

Member entry fee: $200
Non-member entry fee: $700

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Packaging of the Year

Nominees are evaluated based on bottle design, packaging and graphics.

Eligibility: All fragrances launched in the U.S. from January 1, 2017 to December 31, 2017.

Member entry fee: $700
Non-member entry fee: $2500

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Media Campaign of the Year

Campaigns – print and/or television – are judged based on innovative concept and resonance.

Eligibility: Print, television and online campaigns are eligible. The submission can be for a fragrance launched between January 1, 2017 and December 31, 2017, or for a campaign released between January 1, 2017 and December 31, 2017 for an existing fragrance.

Member entry fee: $700
Non-member entry fee: $2500

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Social Media Campaign of the Year

This award honors the best use of social media by a brand. It is judged on concept and execution on social media channels and resonance of the message.

Eligibility: The submission can be for a fragrance launched between January 1, 2017 and December 31, 2017, or for a campaign released between January 1, 2017 and December 31, 2017 for an existing fragrance.

This category is judged by an expert panel.

This award will be given at The Finalists’ Luncheon on Friday, April 6, 2018.

Member entry fee: $700
Non-member entry fee: $2500

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360-Degree Marketing Campaign of the Year

This award honors the best use of an all-around marketing campaign by a brand. It is judged on concept and execution of a marketing campaign that hits all of the consumer touch points — advertising, public relations, social, online and in-store.

Eligibility: The submission can be for a fragrance launched between January 1, 2017 and December 31, 2017, or for a campaign released between January 1, 2017 and December 31, 2017 for an existing fragrance.

This category is judged by an expert panel.

This award will be given at The Finalists’ Luncheon on Friday, April 6, 2018.

Member entry fee: $700
Non-member entry fee: $2500

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Perfume Extraordinaire

This award recognizes the actual fragrance or olfactive creation. Nominees are evaluated based on craftsmanship and aesthetic beauty.

Eligibility: All fragrances launched in the U.S. from January 1, 2017 to December 31, 2017.

PLEASE NOTE: Company Eligibility: Only companies who employ an in-house perfumer are eligible to nominate a fragrance for this category.

This category is judged by an expert panel.

Member entry fee: $700
Non-member entry fee: $2500

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Breakout Star Award

This award honors a fragrance that has been on the market between two and five years and has grown to be a breakout star, demonstrating consecutive growth years since launch.

Eligibility: Fragrance must have been released in the U.S. between January 1, 2013 and December 31, 2015.

Member entry fee: $700
Non-member entry fee: $2500

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Home Collection of the Year

Nominees are evaluated on fragrance, packaging and product innovation.

Eligibility: Collections launched in the U.S. from January 1, 2017 to December 31, 2017. Collections must include more than one of any of the following: Candles, potpourri, diffusers and other significant interior scent applications.

Member entry fee: $700
Non-member entry fee: $2500

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Bath & Body Collection of the Year

Nominees are evaluated on fragrance, packaging and product innovation.

Eligibility: The full collection must have launched in the U.S. from January 1, 2017 to December 31, 2017. Collections must include two different forms of product (i.e. soap, shower gel, body lotion, bath salts, body scrub, body splash, deodorant spray, etc.).

Member entry fee: $700
Non-member entry fee: $2500

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Home Holiday / Seasonal Fragrance Product of the Year

NEW AWARD CATEGORY
Nominees are evaluated on fragrance, packaging and product innovation.

Eligibility: All Home Holiday or Seasonal Fragrance Products launched in the U.S. from January 1, 2017 to December 31, 2017 whose formulation and packaging are created specifically for a holiday celebrated in the United States or a Seasonal fragrance product. Only home items are eligible for this award.
This award will be given at The Finalists’ Luncheon on Friday, April 6, 2018.

Member entry fee: $700
Non-member entry fee: $2500

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Consumer Choice

The Fragrance Foundation Consumer Choice Award represents the voice of American consumers and names their favorite fragrances — men’s and women’s.

Eligibility: All fragrances launched in the U.S. from January 1, 2017 to December 31, 2017.

Member entry fee: $700
Non-member entry fee: $2500

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Consumer Choice - Fragrance Hall of Fame

This award recognizes a fragrance classic that has achieved legendary status. Entries will be vetted by the Board of Directors and finalists will be voted on by consumers.

Eligibility: Fragrances that have been available in the U.S. for 15 years or more (released no later than 2002).

Member entry fee: $700
Non-member entry fee: $2500

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Consumer Choice - Fragrance Vlog of the Year

NEW AWARD CATEGORY
This award honors a creative fragrance vlog (video blog – example youtube) with the significant reach by a social media influencer. It is judged on concept and execution as a vlog, fragrance storytelling, resonance of message and reach.

Eligibility: The submission can be for a vlog posted between January 1, 2017 and December 31, 2017.

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Editorial Excellence in Fragrance Coverage

These awards are judged based on originality, creativity, accuracy and content in the following categories:
Print Feature (over 500 words)
Print Article (250-500 words)
Online

Eligibility: Content that appeared in print or online between January 1, 2017 and December 31, 2017.

This category is judged by an expert panel.

These awards will be given at The Finalists’ Luncheon on Friday, April 6, 2018.

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