Top Cosmetic Trade Shows You Should Be Attending

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There are numerous great reasons to attend trade shows as a brand operating in the cosmetics and personal care industry. Cosmetic trade shows allow you to meet directly with customers and get your products in front of individuals and organizations that may become future clients. They also provide opportunities to network, learn more about your competitors, and broaden and deepen your knowledge of the field. 

However, attending trade shows is costly and time-consuming. This means you want to ensure you are attending the right ones to get the maximum benefit from your investment of time and resources. 

Here are six of the best cosmetic trade shows we believe you should attend this year and in 2023. 

In-Cosmetics Global

Show: In-Cosmetics Global
Website: in-cosmetics global
Next Show Dates: March 28–30, 2023

Held in Barcelona, Spain, In-Cosmetics Global is a show where professionals from across the cosmetics industry—creators, developers, scientists, suppliers, and more—come together to connect, share ideas, and spark potential collaborations. 

With live demos, technical seminars, a Sustainability Corner, awards, and much more, there’s something for you no matter what stage your business is at. You’ll be able to exhibit your products, check out cutting-edge ingredients in the section dedicated to new launches, and learn from experts from all over the world. 

Cosmo Tech Expo

Show: Cosmo Tech Expo
Website: Cosmo Tech Expo
Next Show Dates: Feb. 7–8, 2023, and July 19–21, 2023 

The Cosmo Tech Expo is India’s largest trade show for the cosmetics, personal care, and cosmeceutical industries. The event is running twice in 2023: The February show takes place in Mumbai, and the July show takes place in New Delhi. 

Cosmo Tech Expo events are dedicated to bringing innovative solutions to manufacturers, supporting them throughout all aspects of their businesses from formulation to product launch and beyond. The 2023 events will each attract around 350 exhibitors (including 150 international exhibitors) and over 12,000 visitors from across the industry. 

NYSCC Suppliers’ Day

Show: NYSCC Suppliers’ Day
Website: NYSCC Suppliers’ Day
Next Show Dates: May 2–3, 2023

The New York Society of Cosmetic Chemists is dedicated to elevating the role of cosmetic chemists and formulators in the development of cosmetic products, brands, and ingredients. The organization’s Suppliers’ Day was awarded the Trade Show Executive Gold 100 award in 2021 and will take place in May 2023 at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York City. 

Over 350 exhibitors are already confirmed for the 2023 show, offering unprecedented access to many of the industry’s leading experts as well as the opportunity to attend various educational programs. There is still time to reserve your booth and to submit a presentation outline for potential inclusion. 

Society of Cosmetic Chemists’ Annual Meeting

Show: SCC76 Annual Meeting
Website: Society of Cosmetic Chemists’ Annual Meeting 2022
Next Show Dates: Dec. 12–14, 2022

The Society of Cosmetic Chemists’ Annual Meeting is taking place outside New York City for the first time this year. Hosted in Los Angeles, this two-and-a-half-day educational event will feature 35 podium lectures on topics including diversity in beauty, indie beauty, fragrance, and sustainability. 

The SCC’s Annual Meeting typically attracts over 1,200 attendees and many of the biggest brand names in the business. This event is coming up very soon, though, so register now if you would like to attend. 

FLSCC Sunscreen Symposium 

Show: FLSCC Sunscreen Symposium
Website: FLSCC Sunscreen Symposium
Next Show Dates: Sept. 13–15, 2023

Hosted by the Florida Chapter of the Society of Cosmetic Chemists, this trade show has a particular focus on sunscreen and draws hundreds of cosmetics industry professionals from all over the world to explore the latest in sun protection. 

Attendees will have the opportunity to explore new scientific developments in the world of sunscreen, discuss global changes to regulations and best practices, and learn from one another through a vast array of content, including talks, posters, and exhibition stands. 

If you would like to present a talk or a poster, you can submit an abstract for consideration now. 

Personal Care and Homecare Ingredients (PCHi) 

Show: Personal Care and Homecare Ingredients (PCHi)
Website: Personal Care and Homecare Ingredients (PCHi)
Next Show Dates: Feb. 15–17, 2023

The PCHi show, held in Guangzhou, China, is a three-day show comprising exhibitor stands, discussions, networking, and educational content. Attendees will benefit from the insights of over 100 industry experts and see new products and technologies from over 650 exhibitors from 30 countries. Previous PCHi events have attracted more than 26,000 attendees.

Highlights include new ingredient launches, the opportunity to purchase competitively priced products from numerous suppliers, and industry insider knowledge on market trends, cutting-edge technological innovations, and exciting scientific developments. 

You still have time to apply as an exhibitor or to book attendee places for the 2023 show. 

Where to Find Us 

Throughout our years in this industry here at Applechem, we have seen the benefits of attending industry trade shows again and again, and we still make a point of attending as regularly as we can. We particularly enjoy taking the opportunity to network with our colleagues across the world and to meet with customers and potential customers face-to-face. 

If you would like to find out more about our schedule and which shows we will be attending over the coming year, keep an eye on our future blog articles for updates. You can also contact us anytime to find out where we will be, to learn more about any of the shows we have attended, or to invite us to attend your event.

We look forward to meeting you at a show soon.

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