The Independent Cosmetic Manufacturer and Distributors Association (ICMAD) and The Personal Care Products Council (PCPC) have been confirmed as partners for the upcoming in-cosmetics North America taking place in New York City on October 11-12.
The Javits Center has been named the new venue for this year's event due to its ability to accommodate the expanded exhibition floor that will play host to space where visitors can meet with ingredient and service suppliers, an educational program focused on consumer trends, science and regulations.
Members of the organizations will also experience show areas including:
- Formulation Lab sessions
- Formulation Challenge
- Innovation Zone
- The Make-Up Bar (new to this year's event)
- Sensory Bars (New to this year's event)
Pamela J. Busiek, ICMAD president and CEO, said of the partnership, “We are delighted to be collaborating with in-cosmetics North America once again. ICMAD’s more than 700 members represent the lifeblood of our industry; hardworking small businesses and entrepreneurs. This event strikes a perfect balance between business and knowledge, both of which are extremely important to our members as they work to create the next cosmetic innovation. I know our members will leave the event feeling inspired, informed and ready to shape the future of the cosmetics industry.”
Mark Pollak, senior executive vice president of PCPC, was quoted saying, "in-cosmetics North America is becoming an extremely important event for the U.S. cosmetics industry. At the Personal Care Products Council, we represent over 600 companies who manufacture distribute and supply the vast majority of personal care products marketed in the region. This event provides our members with the perfect opportunity to meet with companies that can help them ensure quality, safety and innovation when it comes to developing products in the future, and we are very proud of the partnership.”