The U.S. edition of Cosmopack, an event part that's part of the Cosmoprof Worldwide Bologna trade fair organized by BolognaFiere, is debuting in New York September 22–23. The by-invitation-only event will involve 40 international companies, including leading Italian packaging suppliers, contract manufacturers and machinery suppliers. The event will involve key decision makers/executives participating in pre-scheduled meetings as well as round table discussions.
One panel focuses on the role of new unique packaging, components, formula or delivery systems in the overall strategy and success of a brand. "The View From The Top: The Recipe For Success" will be held September 22 from 12:15pm to 1:00pm, produced in partnership with ICMAD. The panelists are Robb Akridge, PhD, senior vice president and global general manager, Clarisonic; Elana Drell Szyfer, CEO, Laura Geller Beauty; Jane Iredale, president, Iredale Cosmetics; Anastasia Soare, CEO and founder, Anastasia Cosmetics; and Kyan Feyzgiu, general manager, Gotha Cosmetics. Pamela Jo Busiek, president and CEO, ICMAD, will moderate.