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Cosmetics Europe Annual Conference 2018


The Cosmetics Europe Annual Conference, is a unique event organised yearly to bring together international cosmetics and personal care leaders to discuss global trends and latest industry developments.

CEAC 2018 will gather over 300 industry experts, policy makers and companies, who will explore such key topics as:

  • global business trends,
  • future of cosmetics regulation and current challenges,
  • crisis communication & advocacy,
  • international cooperation.
The conference will provide a perfect mix of plenary sessions, multiple parallel breakout sessions and networking opportunities.
See more details in the programme!
NEW! To find out more about the outcomes of discussions, read CEAC 2018 Post Conference report here.

The CEAC 2018 Secretariat is managed by Destrée Organisation. Should you have any questions on the registration process, please contact CEAC2018@cosmeticseurope.eu.



If you would like to register to the Cosmetics Europe Annual Conference 2018 as a media representative, please contact us on media@cosmeticseurope.eu

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Established in 2008, BIORIUS is a Belgian company specialized in the safety assessment of cosmetic products. With more than 20 experts in house, BIORIUS offers a wide range of services to the cosmetic industry which includes (but is not limited to) the safety assessment of cosmetic products, cosmetic ingredients and air fresheners.

Specialist of the European legal framework, BIORIUS also acts on a global scale and can help you to place your cosmetic products on almost every market.

With more than 400 clients ranging from SMEs to multinational corporations, BIORIUS is now leader of its sector and has developed solutions adapted to every type of business. Providing registration services to the smallest companies, BIORIUS also assists the big players of the cosmetic industry in very specific missions and can adapt itself to every situation.

"You create dreams, we protect them"


QACS LAB, The Challenge Test Laboratory, offers contract and laboratory services to the cosmetic industry. Specialized in preservation efficacy, QACS offers a number of challenge test protocols (EP, USP, ISO 11930, Mixed culture, Wipe protocol). Other services include, EU compliance, Safety Assessment, Efficacy testing, in-use and in-vitro tests, Dermatological testing and Patch tests. A complete range of Microbiological Strain identification and Physicochemical testing on Traces & Impurities is offered. The quality system of the QACS lab is accredited under the EN ISO 17025, certified under ISO 9001, GMP and GLP.

For detailed information please refer to QACS LAB website or contact them via email.


Creme Global is a data science technology company with a strong track record in the cosmetics, chemicals and food industries.

They develop and deploy scientifically validated models for chemical exposure, toxicology, risk and population-level information. They have a number of models and data sets that are ready-to-go.

Creme Global develops and provides its own modular, secure and collaborative data science platform - Expert Models - as a cloud service. They develop and deploy all of our data systems and data analytics models for partners and clients on this platform.

They have built a number of models for the cosmetics and chemicals industry on this platform, including IoT analytics, dashboards, energy reduction, project risk analysis, chemical exposure scenarios, packaging and shelf life modelling.

Their data science work with RIFM (the Research Institute for Fragrance Materials) has saved over 116,000 animal lives and more than $500 million USD for partners in the fragrances and cosmetics industry.


CCE is an industry Association, whose primary goal is to unite dedicated European consultants working in the cosmetic field and to represent them in front of third parties. Notarized under Belgium law (2016), CCE is meant to represent & defend common interests in scientific, technical, regulatory, business and legal affairs.

Currently, CCE has 28 members, whom are mostly located in the various EU Member States with some outside the EU (Brazil, Colombia, USA). CCE’s members provide consultancy & services to companies of all sizes (SMEs & large enterprises) and on a global scale. Together, we 'bring to the table' a broad spectrum of services to be offered to the cosmetics industry: Safety Assessment, GMP, Genetic-/ Toxicological Testing / Representation: Responsible Person (RP) / REACH Only Representative (OR) / Formulation, IT & Marketing.

CEAC 2018 is co-sponsored by two CCE’s members: Decernis and CONUSBAT Regulatory Services.




The Perfumes & Cosmetics Congress – Regulatory issues, is the major professional meeting place for regulatory affairs managers. Each year, it gathers over 500 participants. This Congress provides an opportunity to get up-to-date on the regulations which affect the cosmetic and perfume sector, to exchange with professional counterparts and dialogue with regulatory authorities.

The 16th edition  will take place in Chartres (France) on 14-15 November 2018


Look Good Feel Better (LGFB) is the Beauty, Fragrance and Personal Care Industry’s flagship charity, formed nearly 30 years ago to offer very practical support to women undergoing cancer treatment.  Operating in 26 countries (12 in Europe) LGFB’s confidence-boosting skincare and make-up workshops are filled with learning, laughter and fun with people saying they have regained a sense of control and are able to face the world looking less like a “cancer victim”.  Many countries also provide services for Young Adults and several are able to support male cancer patients.


Launched in 2008, CosmeticOBS-L'Observatoire des Cosmétiques is the first leading French-based independent media for the cosmetic industry, offering the largest cosmetic products and ingredients data base.
Their experts recommend more than 1,600 cosmetic products over 800 brands and their database contains more than 10,700 products.

CosmeticOBS reports on convention and specialized events in France and abroad, and on market trends and news (regulation, packaging, digital beauty...).


SpecialChem is the Universal Selection Source for Cosmetic Ingredients providing free technical data to formulators on over 40,000 products and the ability to connect with and request samples from ingredient suppliers.


Chemical Watch provides the global business community with the facts and perspectives it needs to achieve safer chemicals in products.

They provide a 360 degree view of this agenda, impartially reporting on the actions and opinions of all stakeholders in our community. Their company has a strong shared sense of purpose, fuelled by motivated staff who want to make a difference with their work.


CosmeticsDesign-Europe.com is the leading and highest read European news website in the cosmetics industry. The website publishes daily online news for cosmetics manufacturing companies on a free-access basis.

The CosmeticsDesign-Europe.com team is led by award-winning journalists. They use their extensive network of industry sources on a daily basis to produce up-to-the-minute news in a range of multimedia formats that adds value to the business of cosmetics manufacturers. This expertise helps CosmeticsDesign-Europe.com deliver targeted news articles covering areas of vital importance to decision makers, including formulation, packaging, market trends and legislation.


ChemLinked Cosmetic Portal was created by REACH24H Consulting Group in May 2014 to provide cosmetic regulatory information for China and the rest of the Asia Pacific region to meet the growing demand for clear and concise regulatory advice and market intelligence.

At ChemLinked they thrall through a sea of normative documents, legislative text, regulations, and national standards and distill them down into the crucial, need-to-know regulatory compliance information and market access requirements their clients need to launch their products in Asia. Their strategic partnerships in countries/regions such as Korea, Indonesia, Vietnam and Taiwan allow them to project the most authoritative voice in this industry.


PremiumBeautyNews.com is a digital trade publication devoted to the beauty and personal care industry (fragrance, toiletries, skincare, face care and hair care products, make-up) and related sectors (e.g. wellness products, diet and supplement foods). Premium Beauty News is made by experienced editors with many contributions from industry insiders.

PremiumBeautyNews.com is published in English and French and Portuguese (through BrazilBeautyNews.com) with a special focus on information of special interest to the marketing, research, development and innovation, and packaging divisions. New products and innovations from the industry’s suppliers (ingredients, raw materials, packaging, fill-in, private labelling, design) are more specially highlighted, as well as regulatory news, scientific breakthroughs and latest market trends and figures.




CEAC 2018 will take place in The Hotel Brussels which is conveniently situated in the heart of Brussels (Boulevard de Waterloo, 38).

To benefit from special hotel rates, book your accommodation here.



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