Nominate your colleagues for the 2022 AHPA Awards

Nominate your colleagues for the 2022 AHPA Awards

AHPA is thrilled to announce a new category to our esteemed annual awards - AHPA Environmental Impact Award!

Published: Tuesday, November 9, 2021

AHPA is now accepting nominations for the 2022 AHPA Awards. The awards will be presented at the Annual AHPA Member Meeting March 9th.

AHPA's annual awards, first presented in 2006, acknowledge individuals and organizations for making positive and substantive contributions to the herbal products industry.

“The AHPA Awards recognize excellence and leadership in our community, and highlight continued growth and innovation in the botanicals industry. We are happy to announce a new award category: The AHPA Environmental Impact Award,” said AHPA Chief Science Officer, Holly E. Johnson, Ph.D. “The Award recognizes innovative sustainable or regenerative business practices that have a positive impact on the environment.”

AHPA Award categories

  • AHPA Environmental Impact Award (New Category): Recognizes an individual, organization, or company that has implemented innovative sustainable or regenerative business practices that will continue to have a meaningful positive impact on the environment.
  • AHPA Herbal Diversity and Inclusion Award: Recognizes excellence in commitment to the values of diversity, inclusion and equality benefitting both the herbal products industry and broader society.
  • 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.

Submit your nomination by Jan. 15

2021 AHPA Awards recipients

  • Hero Award: Dr. Rob Wildman
  • Herbal Industry Leadership Award: Herbalife Nutrition
  • Herbal Insight Award: Safety Call International, PLLC
  • Diversity & Inclusion Award: Naturade
  • Centennial Award: Indena S.p.A.
  • Herbal Pioneer Award: Tony Hayes

More information about the awards including a list of previous award winners is available here.

Nominations can be submitted by AHPA members using the online nomination form and must be submitted by January 15, 2022.

Nominations will be reviewed by members of AHPA's Communications Committee, which represents a diverse group of industry stakeholders. The committee recommends recipients for each award category and presents these recommendations to AHPA's board of trustees for approval.

For more information on the 2022 AHPA Awards contact AHPA's communication department at:, 301.588.1171 x107.


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