LAS VEGAS, April 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- THE Aesthetic Show™ will host the inaugural Aesthetic Awards™. This black-tie gala will take place at the ARIA Hotel in Las Vegas on June 4 as part of the annual three-day conference. THE Aesthetic Show™, which runs from June 3 to 5, is the leading aesthetic medicine convention, bringing together top experts from all disciplines of the field. The Aesthetic Awards™ is the first ever awards event of its kind, honoring the finest achievements in all areas of aesthetic medicine (surgical and non-surgical).
"An awards ceremony like this has been long overdue for the aesthetic medicine industry, and we are thrilled to host the inaugural event at this year's THE Aesthetic Show™," said Michael Moretti, Program Chairman of THE Aesthetic Show™. "The most esteemed practitioners in our field will be on hand for the show, so this is the perfect opportunity to honor those who have achieved greatness. These leaders both educate and inspire fellow attendees so that they may refine and enhance their own treatment skills."
Aesthetic physicians who are attendees or faculty members of THE Aesthetic Show™ are invited to submit before and after photographs of their best procedures, along with a brief description, in order to be considered for the awards. Winners will be decided by vote; their peers at THE Aesthetic Show™ will comprise the voter base. To be considered, physicians can submit their entries online by May 1, 2011. Potential contestants may submit entries for multiple categories where appropriate.
Awards will be given in the following categories:
- Best Facial Injectable Enhancement
- Best Non-Surgical Facial Rejuvenation Enhancement
- Best Surgical Facial Rejuvenation Enhancement
- Best Overall Facial Make-Over (combination of procedures)
- Best Non-Invasive Body Shaping Enhancement
- Best Surgical Body Shaping Enhancement
- Best Overall Body Make-Over (combination of procedures)
- Best Overall Patient Outcome*
*The Best Overall Patient Outcome Award will be decided onsite by a specially selected panel of judges the night of the ceremony. This panel will be comprised of Hollywood's top aesthetic practitioners and key members of the aesthetic media including Alexander Rivkin, M.D., Mark Berman, M.D., F.A.C.S., Jason Diamond, M.D., F.A.C.S., Will Kirby, D.O., F.A.O.C.D., and David Matlock, M.D., M.B.A., F.A.C.O.G.
Red carpet arrivals will begin at 5:30 p.m., with the awards taking place from 6:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. The ARIA Hotel is located at 3730 Las Vegas Blvd., Las Vegas, Nev., 89158.
Key sponsors for THE Aesthetic Show 2011 include: Allergan Medical (NYSE:AGN), Cynosure (Nasdaq: CYNO), Medicis Aesthetics, Inc. (NYSE: MRX), Merz Aesthetics, Palomar Medical (Nasdaq: PMTI), Stiefel, a GSK Company (NYSE: GSK), Solta (Nasdaq: SLTM) and Syneron (Nasdaq: ELOS). A complete list of exhibitors and sponsors can be found here.
About THE Aesthetic Show™ and Medical Insight, Inc.
THE Aesthetic Show™ is a business unit of Medical Insight, Inc. and is the largest medical education meeting focused completely on aesthetic medicine. Visit AestheticShow.com to view the program. Medical Insight, Inc., a progressive media company specializing in medical aesthetics, produces the leading trade publications and live events in this sector. THE Aesthetic Guide, published by Medical Insight, Inc., is widely considered the most influential journal in the field of medical aesthetics, with more than 60,000 readers in the U.S. and Europe.
Founded by Michael Moretti in 1993, Medical Insight, Inc. collects and reports industry data on procedure volume and revenues, product sales, new product introductions, market forecasts and trend analysis. For information on research services offered by Medical Insight, Inc., visit www.MiiNews.com.
SOURCE Medical Insight, Inc.