The leading exhibition & conference in Asia for personal care ingredients
November 3-5, 2015 | BITEC, Bangkok, Thailand
in-cosmetics Asia 2015 is the leading pan-Asian event for personal care ingredients where 400+ global suppliers showcase their products to 6,500+ Asian cosmetic manufacturers and distributors. Senior decision makers and technical experts attend to source ingredients and benefit from the unrivalled, free educational programme highlighting newly launched ingredients, innovative formulation concepts, consumer insights and personal care trends.
in-cosmetics Asia 2015 is where people that matter in the industry come together to network with scientific experts and the global ingredients community.
Fragrance plays such a key role in cosmetics and is a major motivator for consumers when deciding which personal care product to buy. According to Francis Hembert, Développment International, Cinquieme Sens, fragrance is key and will prompt purchase, he also maintains that the emotional factor creates addiction. Consumers often talk of their addiction to certain scents that have been around for some considerable time and reminds them of good times, such as holidays and childhood memories.
The new Fragrance Zone at in-cosmetics Asia has been designed to help you discover the latest products and technologies from a number of fragrance suppliers offering one-stop-shop solutions for those looking to uncover new scents. Meet material suppliers including Amerasian Fragrance Research (Thailand), Iberchem (Spain) O’Laughlin Industries (Hong Kong) who will share their knowledge and expertise and will be on hand to offer solutions for developing your products.
in-cosmetics Asia 2014 Review
in-cosmetics Asia 2014 was yet another record breaking event, resulting in 6,595 unique visitors to the show – an increase of 10% on the previous year. 400 exhibitors from 57 countries (+8% versus 2013) participated in the event making it the most successful show to date. The Free Educational Programme offered the opportunity not only to discover new ingredients, but also learn from industry experts. Marketing Trends Presentations revealed insight into both the latest and most significant topics affecting the region such as the regional economic integration of the ASEAN Economic Community in 2015, skin-whitening and haircare, as well as market developments in Japan, Thailand and Vietnam. Meanwhile the Innovation Zone, which took prime position in the centre of the show floor, caught the attention of visitors with its unique design, which helped visitors identify cutting-edge innovations from a variety of market segments. There were also two full sessions dedicated to the complex issue of regulation. Presentations covering topics such as Regulations in the West and Regulations in Asia, helped visitors get to grips with compliant product requirements and the different regulatory models that exist throughout Asia.
New to this year’s event, the Interactive Formulation Lab provided visitors with exclusive expertise and practical skills training, with the complexities of formulation laid bare, making it a must-attend for R&D professionals. The purpose-built, fully functional lab saw leading technical experts share their theory and practical formulation tips. Popular sessions included those from BASF, The Institute of Personal Care Science, Dr Straetmans, Gattefossé, and Lipoid Kosmetik, with many fully booked. The Business Matching service was once again in conjunction with Social Walk – giving buyers and suppliers the opportunity to get together both before the show and at the event. The new Fragrance Zone was designed to help discover the latest products and technologies from a number of fragrance suppliers offering one-stop-shop solutions for those looking to uncover new scents. in-cosmetics Asia has established itself as a must attend event for anyone involved in the personal care industry.
“in-cosmetics Asia is the best place for manufacturers to find new materials. This year we discovered some creative new packaging for our products from a Korean exhibitor which we are delighted about”
Naruemon Thongsakulwong, R&D Manager, Complexion Sciences Co Ltd, Thailand