The New York Society of Cosmetic Chemists (NYSCC) 39th Annual Suppliers’ Day came to a successful conclusion at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York on May 15-16.
Showcasing thousands of ingredients/raw materials on a sold-out expo floor and attracting 9,427 registrants, representing 58 countries, Suppliers’ Day 2018 enjoyed close to a 10% increase in attendance.
“Bringing together top industry associations, CEW, ICMAD. PCPC and national SCC and IFSCC was successful in creating a spectacular Beauty Week NYC. Attendees experienced a full week of top education, trends, product launches, awards and networking opportunities to advance the art & science of formulation,” said Cathy Piterski, chair of NYSCC.
Suppliers’ Day New York location and the increase in attendance and buyer engagement was also praised by exhibitors. “We returned to Suppliers’ Day because of the New York location. The show has a good return for us and connects us with cosmetic brands and manufacturers all in one place,” said Anthony Rohrer, product specialist – Effect Pigments, Sun Chemical.
In addition to an exhibit floor that featured nearly 500 exhibiting companies, Suppliers’ Day also boasted standing-room only Presentation Theater sessions that included tracks focused on sustainability (Discover Sustainability) and the global beauty marketplace (The World of Chemistry). Kicking off with a ribbon-cutting ceremony that brought “The Art & Science of Formulation” to life with participation and support from iconic NYC museums including Cooper Hewitt and the American Museum of Natural History both showcasing exhibits that speak to colour, senses and “living formulations,” as well as the full NYSCC Executive Board and Committee that include ingredient suppliers, as well as leading manufacturers such as L’Oréal, Revlon, Chanel, and more.