Cosmetics Europe Week 2015 - Registration is Open

Tuesday, 16 June 2015 - Friday, 19 June 2015

Cosmetics Europe Week: bringing together global cosmetics and personal care leaders to discuss Science, Policy & Growth

Registration is now open!

Cosmetics Europe Week takes place this year from 16-19 June 2015 in Brussels, Belgium. Last year’s events were a great success gathering nearly 300 participants from 48 countries to discuss the scientific and regulatory landscape of the cosmetics industry and the importance of consumers at the heart of our business.

See the preliminary programme here

Save the Date! Cosmetics Europe Week

Tuesday, 16 June 2015 - Thursday, 18 June 2015

Cosmetics Europe is delighted to inform you that the following events are taking place in Brussels later this year:

  • Cosmetics at the Crossroads of Science and Regulation Conference, 16-17 June 2015

Held at the heart of Europe in Brussels, this must-attend conference brings together international industry and regulatory leaders to discuss emerging scientific and regulatory trends and challenges in the cosmetics industry.

Participants will look at future developments that could directly impact cosmetics legislation across the value chain through in-depth presentations and interactive break-out sessions.

  • Open Forum, 18 June 2015

Open to all stakeholders in the cosmetics and personal care industry. Various high-level speakers will share their perspective on new trends in the industry. The Open Forum brings together member companies and associations with external stakeholders to openly discuss areas of common interest through presentations, panel discussions and interactive Q&As.

We invite you to look at last year’s events videos!

More information on both events will be available soon!

Cosmetics Europe General Assembly 2014: "Consumers at the Heart", Brussels

Thursday, 12 June 2014 - Friday, 13 June 2014


Cosmetics Europe offices

From left to right and from top to bottom:

Darren Praznik, CTFA (Canadian Cosmetic and Toiletry association) – Tetsuya Kambe JCIA, (Japan Cosmetics Industry Association) - Zephanie Jordan, PCPC (Personal Care Products Council, US) - Kazuko Oikawa, JCIA – Kenneth Marenus, PCPC - Ja-Eun Song, KCA (Korean Cosmetics Association) – Alain Khaiat, ACA (ASEAN Cosmetics Association) – Mika Tanaka, JCIA – Bernard Cloëtta, SKW (Swiss cosmetics association) – Jay Ansell, PCPC – Pedro Amores De Silva, ABIHPEC (Brazil cosmetics association), Kozaku Uchida, JCIA – Mitsumasa Mitani, JCIA – Francine Lamoriello, PCPC – Stefano Dorato, Cosmetica Italia (Italian cosmetics association) – Yutaka Kasai, JCIA – Bertil Heerink, Cosmetics Europe - Jeoung-Rim An, KCA – Ronald Van Welie, NCV (Dutch cosmetics association) – Fabio Franchina, Cosmetics Europe – Patrick O’Quinn, FEBEA (French cosmetics association) - Gerald Renner, Cosmetics Europe – Alain Grangé Cabane, FEBEA – Gerd Ries, Johnson & Johnson GMBH, Cosmetics Europe – Dusanka Sabic, ACCORD (Australian cosmetics association) – Evelyn Coelis, Cosmetics Europe – Sally Gnodde, CTFA SA (Cosmetics Toiletry and Cosmetics Association South Africa) – Luca Nava, Cosmetica Italia– Chris Flower, CTPA (Cosmetic, Toiletry & Perfumery Association, UK) - Nuning Barwa, ACA – Beta Montemayor, CCTFA – Vuranel Okay, KTSD (Turkish cosmetics association) - Tatiana Puchkova, PCAR (Russian cosmetics association) – Odile De Silva, l'Oréal, Cosmetics Europe – Fügen Soykut, KTSD – Birgit Huber, IKW (German cosmetics association) – Luciana Santi, CASIC (Latin American cosmetics association)


The Square Brussels Meeting Centre

This year's theme focused on the crucial role of the consumer in every aspect of our thinking and featured an address from the EU Commissioner for Consumer Policy, Neven Mimica, on the European Consumer Agenda.


Royal Museum of Fine Arts

  • Bertil Heerink, Director-General, Cosmetics Europe
  • Noëlle Lenoir, Former Minister for European Affairs, France
  • Loïc Armand, newly appointed President (June 2014), Cosmetics Europe
  • Fabio Franchina, former President (2010-2014), Cosmetics Europe

  • Fabio Franchina, former President (2010-2014), Cosmetics Europe
  • Ingrid Standal, KLF (The Norwegian Cosmetics Association)
  • Gerd Ries, Johnson & Johnson GMBH
  • Alain Grangé-Cabane, FEBEA (Fédération des Entreprises de la Beauté)

Cosmetics Europe Conference 2014: “Cosmetics at the Crossroads of Science and Regulation”, Brussels

Tuesday, 10 June 2014 - Wednesday, 11 June 2014

Organised by Cosmetics Europe, the Scientific Conference “Cosmetics at the Crossroads of Science and Regulation” took place in Brussels on 10-11 June 2014.

The event brought together Cosmetics Europe members, corporate entities, trade organisations, regulators and industry leaders from around the world to look at critical developments that could directly impact cosmetics legislation across the value chain.

Through in-depth presentations and interactive breakout sessions, participants examined issues impacting cosmetics legislation such as:

  • Trends and challenges in safety assessment and regulation for cosmetics
  • Public-private partnership in research for alternative methods to Animal Testing
  • The EU Cosmetics Regulation and future developments
  • Legal responsibilities in the value chain

For more information, and to be included on the mailing list for future events, contact:

Speakers included:

  • Martin Seychell, Deputy Director General for Consumers and Health, Health and Consumers, European Commission
  • Prof. Arnd Hoeveler, Head of Unit, Novel Medical Developments, Research and Innovation, European Commission
  • Dr. Horst Wenck, Corporate Vice-President Front End Innovation, Beiersdorf
  • Beta Montemayor, Director, Environmental Science and Regulation at CCTFA (Canadian Cosmetic, Toiletry and Fragrance Association)

The Square Brussels Meeting Centre

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