2024 AHPA Award nominations now open

Nominate an industry colleague or organization by Monday, December 4, 2023 for consideration

November 13, 2024

The American Herbal Products Association (AHPA) is pleased to invite members to help us recognize standout leaders in our community by nominating an individual or organization for the 2024 AHPA Awards.


Nominations can be submitted using the online nomination form (preferred) or by email to Nominations must be received by Monday, December 4, 2023 for consideration.

2023 AHPA Award winners (from left): Asa Waldstein and AHPA's Amber Bennett; Natural Remedies' Punit Dashottar; Herbalist & Alchemist's Beth Lambert and David Winston; Shawn Donnille; Lise Groleau; AHPA's Michael McGuffin and Joseph Betz

About the AHPA Awards


First presented in 2006, the annual AHPA Awards acknowledge individuals and organizations for making positive and substantive contributions to the herbal and natural products industry.


After the nomination period closes on Monday, December 4, 2023, nominees will be reviewed by members of the AHPA Communications Committee, which represents a diverse group of industry stakeholders. The AHPA Communications Committee recommends recipients for each award category and presents these recommendations to the AHPA Board of Trustees for approval.


Winners will be notified in January 2024. AHPA Awards will be presented at the AHPA Annual Member Meeting on Wednesday, March 13, 2024 at Natural Products Expo West in Anaheim, CA.


2024 AHPA Award Categories


  • AHPA Herbal Hero Award: Recognizes an individual who makes outstanding contributions to AHPA committees or initiatives. (Nominee must be an AHPA member.)

  • AHPA Herbal Industry Leadership Award: Recognizes a company that sets an example of outstanding business practices or an organization that works to move the industry forward above and beyond normal business practices.

  • AHPA Herbal Insight Award: Recognizes individuals or non-commercial organizations that have a significant impact on furthering knowledge and understanding of botanicals and their uses.

  • AHPA Herbal Diversity & Inclusion Award: Recognizes excellence in commitment to the values of diversity, inclusion and equality benefitting both the herbal products industry and broader society.

  • AHPA Environmental Impact Award: 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.


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




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