9th Annual Small Herbal Business Products Contest

Announcing the 9th Annual AHG Small Herbal Business Products Contest to be held at the 2017 Symposium!

One of the many fun things happening at the AHG Symposium in Silverton, OR is the 9th Annual AHG Small Herbal Business Products Contest. We want to invite you to participate and to enter your products in our contest. We have many categories of entry and judges from widely renowned product companies.

Winners will be displayed in the Journal of the American Herbalists Guild with contact information and a photo of the product and its maker. The Grand Prize winner receives a full-page ad in the JAHG plus free admission and a complimentary Expo Booth at a future AHG symposium.

1. You must be in attendance at the Symposium to enter.
2. Your company has to be relatively small (<50 employees), or products can be from your practice, or just homemade fun.
3. You may enter one product per category (no more than five total submissions).
6. All products must be clearly labeled with your name, product name, and ingredients.
4. Your product has to be available in quantities that enable five judges to sample it.
5. You may provide a short synopsis of the product’s use, including relevant case history if it is an individualized product.
7. Bring your submission(s) to the Symposium registration table by Saturday, October 7, at 10 AM.

The judges will be drawn from some of our top herbal products manufacturers. The winners will be announced at the Garden Party on Saturday evening.

➢ Most Promising or Innovative Formula (medicinal tea or tincture). You have the option of submitting a short, one-paragraph case study to go along with this.
➢ Best Topical Product
➢ Greenest Product (ingredients and packaging)

➢ Most Creative Product Name
➢ Grand Prize: Best Overall Product or Product Line

2016 Small Herbal Business Products Contest 

➢ Grand Prize: Best Overall Product or Product Line

1st Place: Hot Love Potion - CoreyPine Shane
2nd Place: Black Belt Herbs - Miles Coleman

Hot Love Potion  - CoreyPine Shane

➢ Best Topical Product

First Place: Arnica Capsicum - 4 Elements
2nd Place: Itchy Bitchy - Stephen Brown

Arnica Capsicum  - 4 Elements

➢ Greenest Product (ingredients and packaging)

1st Place: DIY Bitters - Ashley Davis
2nd Place: Hot Love Potion - CoreyPine Shane

DIY Bitters  - Ashley Davis

➢ Most Creative Product Name

1st Place: No Fly Zone - Tricia McCartney
2nd Place: Hack Attack - Stephen Brown

No Fly Zone -  Tricia McCartney

➢Most Promising or Innovative Formula

1st Place: Coffee Bitters - Betsy Miller
2nd Place: Tulsi Rose Chai - Ashley Davis

Coffee Bitters - Betsy Miller