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Bring Your Product to Market: Regulatory Requirements to Launch

Date: Saturday, July 11th

Time: 8:30am-5pm

Venue: Mandalay Bay Convention Center Surf A

Price: $595 with a 20% ICMAD discount

This unique, one-day course, will provide attendees with the tools necessary to bring their cosmetic products to market, while ensuring compliance with U.S. regulatory requirements. 

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Are Your Marketing Claims Getting Unwanted Attention?

Date: Sunday, July 12th

Time: 1:00pm to 2:30pm

Venue:2nd floor Mandalay Bay Convention Center, Reef B

Price: $65 | PBA or ICMAD Member $50



Pam Busiek, ICMAD

Sharon Blinkoff, Locke Lord LLP

Marian Gahagan, Merle Norman Cosmetics, Inc

Ed Glynn, Locke Lord LLP

Annie Ugurlayan, National Advertising Agency

Today's science and technology allows for more effective solutions and product features than ever but also creates challenges and confusion when companies communicate them. Product marketing claims are important for differentiation and the businesses bottom-line. However, it's important to understand the guidelines associated with making claims. This session will give you the tools and perspective to keep you on the positive side of the marketing claims debate.


Are You Ready to Import into the USA?

Date:Tuesday, July 14th

Time: 12 noon- 1:30pm (Lunch served)

Venue: 2nd floor Mandalay Bay Convention Center, Reef E

Price: $105 | PBA & ICMAD Members $90


Pam Busiek, ICMAD

Sharon Blinkoff, Locke Lord LLP

Ian Ginsberg, C.O. Bigelow

Craig Weiss, Consumer Product Testing Company

The US cosmetics market is evaluated at $12 Billion. While the opportunities are plenty, starting out with a realistic objective and following the proper path to ensure legislative and regulatory compliance are keys to achieving success. What needs to be registered with the FDA? What claims can you make and does your labeling adhere to current laws? What is the distribution landscape like? Who are the key players and what are the realistic expectations and costs of doing business in the US? Walk away with a clear understanding of what you need to do first and a checklist developed by PBA & ICMAD. 

To reserve your spot see the Cosmoprof North America website or the link below.