10,362 Attendees, 546 Global Exhibitors from 73 Countries Highlighted Beauty & Personal Care Event that Reimagined Renewal & Wellness
(New York, NY, May 2023)—The New York Society of Cosmetic Chemists (NYSCC) 44th Annual Suppliers’ Day broke attendance records, May 2-3, at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York. Attracting 10,362 registrants in R&D and product development for the biggest brand manufacturers in beauty and personal care as well as emerging independents, and representing 73 countries, Suppliers’ Day 2023 enjoyed its best professional attendance to date.
“Attendees and exhibitors were energized by the look, feel and size of the show and being back together to explore, discover and discuss the science behind ingredients and formulations” said Stacey House, Chair, NYSCC. “Every inch of the show embraced our theme of Reimagining Renewal & Wellness and helped spark attendees product development plans.”
In addition to an exhibit floor that featured 546 exhibiting companies including 174 new exhibitors, Suppliers’ Day also boasted 100+ hours of education as well as its largest participation in conference delegates with almost 500 registrants. Well attended programs covered microbiome, hair care and wellness, bio-technologies, fragrance, modernizing cosmetic regulations, natural ingredients, Chinese beauty market, innovations from exhibitors, hot topics, along with “Truth in Beauty: Sci-Comm Influencers Panel.” Suppliers’ Day core programs, “Digital Age of Beauty,” “Discover Sustainability,” “World of Chemistry,” and “Indie 360”, provided fresh content and actionable insight that continues to resonate with attendees.
The Fireside Chat with Mohamed Kanji, Chief Open Innovation & Operational Excellence Officer, North America at L’Oréal and moderated by Lan Vu, Founder/CEO of BeautyStreams, discussed how L’Oréal achieves their green sciences and sustainability goals to a standing room only crowd.
The Future Chemists Workshop broke records as well with more than 100 students from 22 colleges and universities across the county participating in a mini-challenge for the best upcycled leave-in hair and scalp spray. The NYSCC Mentorship Mixer and Career Development Program connected members with mentees looking to enhance their professional development and career in cosmetic chemistry.
The NYSCC Awards Night event took place on Tuesday, May 2nd at Second Floor NYC and announced the eight finalists of the 2023 CEW Supplier’s Beauty Creators Awards for ingredients and Formulation: Activen for XEP-716 MiniProtein; BASF for ProBiolift; Cambrium for NovaColl; Croda Inc. for Mel[o]stem, Givaudan Active Beauty for Gravityl, Givaudan Active Beauty for PrimalHyal Hydra[+], P2 Science, Inc. for CitroSperse and Vantage Specialty Ingredients Inc. for Concentrated Conditioner Drops. The winner will be announced at the CEW Beauty Creators Awards Luncheon on November 7, 2023.
The INDIE 360 Pavilion featured 14 curated brands that are new to market and have novel ingredients, formulations, and unique concepts. The People’s Choice Award went to INA Labs, for their clean, clinically tested skincare for a woman’s most intimate skin, from effective plant-based hygiene routines to OB/GYN-developed solutions for common concerns.
Plans are already underway for next year’s NYSCC Suppliers’ Day taking place May 1-2, 2024, with 80% of the exhibitors already resigned over 90% of available exhibit space. For more information about NYSCC visit www.nyscc.org. For 2024 Suppliers’ Day exhibitor and sponsorship information email: email@example.com.
About New York Society of Cosmetic Chemists (NYSCC)
Dedicated to the advancement of cosmetic science, the New York Society of Cosmetic Chemists, www.nyscc.org, strives to increase and disseminate scientific information through meetings and publications. By promoting research in cosmetic science and industry, and by setting high ethical, professional and educational standards, we reach our goal of improving the qualifications of cosmetic scientists. Our mission is to further the interests and recognition of cosmetic scientists while maintaining the confidence of the public in the cosmetic and toiletries industry. Connect with NYSCC on Twitter and Facebook at @NYSCC and Instagram: @NYSCCMAIN