The beauty and personal care industry returns to Paris for cosmetics

The pandemic delayed In-Cosmetics Global by a couple of years. But the largest fair and conference in the world will return to Paris from 5 to 7 April 2022. In nod to the enormous changes that have taken place over the past two years, In-Cosmetics Global will offer an online version from 11 to 22 April.

The City of Lights is always an attraction for everyone in the cosmetics industry. The last time In-Cosmetics Global was held in Paris, it attracted 12,366 unique visitors. According to Reed Exhibitions, that’s a 31% increase over the 2018 event in London. Historically, In-Cosmetics Global welcomes 95% of the world’s leading suppliers of personal care ingredients. Exhibitors come from all over the world, but Europe accounts for around 75% of visitors, with France being the first country of origin for exhibitors. Among the participants, 35% are producers of finished products and 22% are distributors. By job function, 27% are involved in research and development / formulation. France is the country of origin of the main visitors, followed by Germany and the United Kingdom.

In addition to hundreds of exhibitors, In-Cosmetics Global offers dozens of opportunities to learn from industry experts on a variety of topics, including marketing trends, sustainability and technical seminars.

The Global Sustainability Corner will bring together speakers from suppliers from the beauty industry. In addition to focusing on sustainability, the technical seminars will offer exhibitors the chance to showcase their latest innovations and inspire attendees to search for new ingredients for future product formulations.

Both programs will be available during the In-Cosmetics Global Virtual follow-up event, April 11-22, where attendees will be able to watch on-demand sessions and continue their research to learn about the latest industry advances. .

The show organizers note that the challenge of circular beauty is quickly met by beauty and cosmetics brands around the world, as production methods and ingredient life cycles are put into the spotlight as the industry seeks to reduce its own. impact on the natural environment. With the EU Green Deal pushing Europe to become the first climate-neutral continent by 2050, the cosmetics and personal care industry, driven by consumer demand and government regulation, is taking steps to embrace this new green direction. To help visitors in their quest for circularity, speakers will address the topic, helping brand owners and R&D professionals understand what it means in real-life terms.

The Formulation Lab offers the opportunity for formulators and research and development specialists to learn new techniques.

“This year’s educational program is second to none: with the Sustainability Corner and a multitude of technical seminars on offer, we are extremely excited to showcase and deliver a program packed with personalized skills that covers every corner of the beauty industry and of personal care. There is certainly something to offer for everyone at this year’s fair in Paris, “said fair director Roziani Zulkifli.” In addition, attendees can recover missed sessions online during our virtual event and access an exclusive program. of sessions on marketing trends. This hybrid approach to networking and education will help extend the excitement experienced on site over the three days. We look forward to welcoming our exhibitors, attendees and speakers both in person and online next time. April”.

Attendees can learn more about the new materials in the In-Cosmetics Innovation Zone. The Innovation Zone showcases the latest raw materials to hit the market, with each box showing an ingredient launched in the past six months. According to the organizers, this is one of the most popular features of the show. It gives attendees the opportunity to find ingredients that will give them an edge over the competition.

The R&D tour is open to cosmetic R&D professionals / contract manufacturers only. The Indie Trail is available in digital format for on-site visitors. Highlight the location and business details of exhibitors supplying ingredients and supporting smaller productions.

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