“Nearly three dozen education, association and media partnerships continue to fuel our buyer expansion at Suppliers’ Day. Our enhanced and innovative programs with Cosmetic Executive Women (CEW), Independent Cosmetic Manufacturers and Distributors (ICMAD), Personal Care Product Council (PCPC), American Society of Perfumers (ASP) and the German Cosmetic, Toiletry, Perfumery and Detergent Association (IKW) provided us with a strong voice into every element of product development and resonated with attendees” said Sonia Dawson, chair of NYSCC.
The increase in attendance and new programs at Suppliers’ Day were also praised by exhibitors.
“Participating in Suppliers’ Day gives Dupont great exposure in the US market. Beauty is a full experience with the consumer always in the forefront of our developers’ minds and we are proud to be part of “The Evolution of Beauty!” said Pierra Pericu, market leader, Dupont.
A Strong Conference Program
In addition to an exhibit floor that featured nearly 550 exhibiting companies, including 107 new exhibitors, Suppliers’ Day boasted standing-room only Presentation Theater sessions that included tracks focused on sustainability and sub-zero waste (Discover Sustainability) and the global beauty marketplace (The World of Chemistry). Kicking off the show was a ribbon-cutting ceremony that featured past chairs, present committee members and industry partners who have been integral in the 40 years of Suppliers’ Days and are key contributors to the evolution of beauty.
The Future Chemists Workshop hosted dozens of college students from Rutgers, Fairleigh Dickinson University, Kean University, Long Island University, University of Miami Health Systems, Montclair State University, Fashion Institute of Technology and The University of Toledo, who competed in mini-challenges for the best formulation. The NYSCC Mentoring Program was also launched during Suppliers’ Day with members connecting and collaborating with mentees looking to enhanced their professional development and career in cosmetic chemistry.
The Digital Age of Beauty returned with presentations on trends, blockchain and big data; and featured a presentation by Ariane La Port, insights manager, Google. New programs included Microbiome: Inside Out Beauty, and Fragrance: The Invisible Art; a as well as Innovation & Compliance brought to the event as a collaboration between PCPC and IKW. ICMAD’s FDA Regulatory Workshop closed out the week on Thursday with nearly 150 registrants returning to the Javits for this content rich, must-attend conference.
The NYSCC Awards Night event showcased the finalists of the CEW Supplier Award: Ingredients and Formulation, as well as the judges who represented iconic brands such as Chanel, L’Oréal, bareMinerals, eos Products and Edgewell Personal Care. Kobo Products’ 4 in 1 Multi-Purpose Sunscreen Cream was revealed as the winner and was recognized again at the CEW Beauty Awards Luncheon later in May.
Evolution and NPD
Evolution and the latest product development advancement were the underlying themes of NYSCC Suppliers’ Day 2019. The Innovation Hub & Solutions Center sponsored by Spate, included products making their North American debut at Suppliers’ Day, as well as the CEW Supplier Award finalists. The Hub was supplemented by an Innovation Theater that not only showcased presentations from the Hub participants, but also hot-button topics such as beauty/wellness trends, CBD, indie beauty and claims substantiation.
Get Ready for 2020
Plans are already underway for the 2020 NYSCC Suppliers’ Day, which will take place May 5-6, 2020 at the Javits Center, with 85% of exhibitors already resigned.
“The show floor for Suppliers’ Day 2020 will include the expanded area used for new activations in 2019. NYSCC will also strengthen its industry partnerships and continue to work closely with its members and the SCC to create the best global ingredients event for the industry, by the industry,” said Giorgino Macalino, chair-elect, NYSCC. “We are going from evolution to revolution!”
For more information about NYSCC visit www.nyscc.org. For 2020 Suppliers’ Day exhibitor and sponsorship information email: firstname.lastname@example.org.