beautyblender® awarded the Northeastern Pennsylvania Innovation Award
“We are absolutely honored to be accepting this year’s Northeastern Pennsylvania Innovation Award,” says Rea.deeming Beauty Inc. Founder/CEO Rea Ann Silva. “Having an innovative and unique product that is a category creator in the beauty industry for years has been a huge landmark for us. And as a growing company in Lehigh Valley, we see the importance of partnering up with our local community to work together to further improve business and productivity.”
This year, Rea.deeming Beauty, Inc. will be awarded with the Northeastern Pennsylvania Innovation Award on May 17th at the Zoellner Arts Center at Lehigh University. This prestigious award will be given by the Ben Franklin Technology Partners, which is an award-winning technology-based economic development program.
Awards are presented to recipients, companies or individuals who have achieved business success through Ben Franklin funding and assistance, have helped others to achieve success, or have improved their businesses through innovation. Rea.deeming Beauty, Inc. was hand selected this year for the Northeastern Pennsylvania Innovation Award. As a fast-growing business, Rea.deeming Beauty, Inc. sought out Ben Franklin and Lehigh University’s Enterprise Systems Center for their advice and expertise on maximizing the best strategies to enhance production and fulfillment demands. This partnership resulted in a productivity increase of more than 28%.
“With a Lehigh-Valley based company, we were thrilled to have had the opportunity to pull from local resources and programs to further enhance our business and steep production demands,” says Chief Operating Officer Catherine Bailey. “Our experience working with the Ben Franklin Technology Partners exceeded my expectations by leaps and bounds.”
Rea.deeming Beauty, Inc. is one of six recipients to receive the Entrepreneurial Achievement award which is given to a company that best exemplifies the quintessential entrepreneurial spirit – a combination of ingenuity, hard work, and innovation that has resulted in the creation of a successful and growing business venture. The other award recipients included at this gala event are: Crew Systems Corporation, Custom Processing Services, Inc., Hydro Recovery LP, Vigon International, Inc., and Navigant Ventures.