72nd Annual Scientific Meeting & Technology Showcase

Our Annual Scientific Meeting & Technology Showcase is where the world connects for the best in cosmetic science education!

We are delighted to announce that registration is open for the 72nd Annual Scientific Meeting & Technology Showcase at the Sheraton New York Times Square Hotel on December 11-12, 2018!


  • ADVANCED Education – cutting edge science, technologies, and product innovations for industry veterans
  • BASIC/NEXTGEN Education – fundamentals & basics for students and early careerists
  • Networking & Social Events – connecting you with the “Who’s Who” in the industry
  • Technology Showcase – engaging you with researchers and companies showcasing the latest in industry technology
  • Plus: pre-conference full-day CEP courses on Monday, December 10th


For 72 years the Society of Cosmetic Chemists, the oldest and largest non-profit organization serving the cosmetic and personal care community, has convened a meeting known for riveting presentations and discussions on chemistry, physics, biology, physiology, psychology and even neurology -- ultimately leading to the manufacture of the next generation of must-have consumer goods! 


Over 1,100 professionals from 16 countries attend the Annual Meeting, representing the industry's most prestigious corporate, government and academic institutions: 

  • Cosmetics scientists (all experience levels)
  • Academic, industry and government practitioners
  • Sales & marketing professionals
  • Regulatory professionals
  • Finished-Goods professionals
  • Suppliers & manufacturers
  • Anyone interested in the industry’s latest trends and information

Suppliers, manufacturers and finished goods houses will want to take advantage of the opportunity to have a Poster and/or Tabletop at the Technology Showcase. All Technology Showcase participants will be acknowledged* in all future advertising and event promotional pieces (includes Registration Brochure, Annual Meeting Program Book, Onsite Signage and Email Marketing).

*Companies will be acknowledged once payment in full has been received