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June 12, 2014 - Comments Off on Preparing for 2015

Preparing for 2015

Summer is in full swing and it's becoming apparent that our weary bones have rested enough: It's time to start preparing for 2015!

A few exciting developments are already underway (including a new category for experimental perfumery), and we're beginning to take stock of what will be needed for our second event.

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March 22, 2014 - Comments Off on Volunteers!


We are looking for a few good men and women to help us make the A+O Awards a big, big success. There are several roles still outstanding. Won't you come help?

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March 4, 2014 - Comments Off on Finalists: Coming soon.

Finalists: Coming soon.

The scores from the phase one judging round are in, and the ten finalists in each category (artisan and independent) have been selected!

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February 2, 2014 - Comments Off on The Judging Process

The Judging Process

Quite a few people have expressed interest in knowing how our judging process works. In the interest of transparency, we thought we'd share this process with you! Here, then, is a play-by-play break-down.

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