Industry Events

Washington Spa Alliance Announces Fourth Annual Symposium and Newsmakers Forum

The Washington Spa Alliance announced its fourth annual symposium, which will be held at the National Press Club (NYC) on June 24 from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., and will examine how the U.S. can be a nation of healthier and happier people. The conference will also feature town-hall-style conversations with local, regional, and national leaders. The interactive newsmaker forum, themed Intimate Conversations with Movers, Shakers, and News Breakers, is drawing a notable group of participants, including Pamela Peeke , M.D., MPH, FACP, chief lifestyle expert for WebMD , pew foundation scholar in nutrition and metabolism at the University of...

Discover Beauty Returns to Cosmoprof with New Brands

The Discover Beauty program, an initiative of Cosmoprof North America (CPNA), is returning for its eighth consecutive year. During the three-day program, CPNA show organizers arrange pre-scheduled sales meetings and events with emerging beauty brands and leading retailers. This year’s lineup of brands include: Coastal Salt & Soul , Doll Face Beauty , Drunk Elephant , Indie Lee , Karora Cosmetics , LightStim , Manuka Doctor , MD Solar Sciences , Monteil , Qiriness , Skin Nutrition, Skin&Co Roma , and True Isaac Mizrahi . The Discover Beauty program has its own section centrally located on the show floor, where...

Image Skincare Announces Third Annual Worldwide Launch Party

Image Skincare announced its third annual Worldwide Launch Party, which will take place next month all over the globe. The event will give licensed estheticians, physicians, and skincare professionals the opportunity to get an exclusive sneak peek of new Image Skincare products. During the event, skincare professionals will be able to see, smell, feel, and purchase products before they become available worldwide. The invite-only event will cater to existing clients, as well as prospective spas, salons, and physician’s offices. Participating cities will include Berlin, Beverly Hills, Chicago, Dubai, Hong Kong, Las Vegas, London, Miami, Milan, New York, and Sydney, among...

Le Mieux Sponsors the Next Artists Fashion Week Beauty Lounge

Le Mieux Cosmetics , a line that relies upon waterless formulas, presented guests of Next Artists Fashion Week Beauty Lounge with its Collagen Peptide Serum , a moisturizing serum that reduces visible signs of aging and Peptide Foam Cleanser , a peptide-rich cleanser that removes makeup and facial impurities while hydrating. The brand was the exclusive skincare sponsor of the Fashion Week event, which took place at Dune Studios (NYC). "The feedback about Le Mieux was extremely positive and truly exciting," says Janel Luu, CEO of Le Mieux. "Guests, as well as makeup artists for A-list models, were eager to...

World Travel Market Reveals 2014 Wellness Tourism Program

World Travel Market (WTM), the leading global event for the travel industry, is launching its first comprehensive program to support the Wellness Tourism sector, which is growing nine percent annually, compared to the travel and tourism industry’s six percent. The WTM Wellness Tourism program, organized by Spafinder Wellness 365 —in association with the Global Wellness Tourism Congress —will take place from Nov. 4 to 6. “I’m delighted to be able to announce Spafinder as our partner for this program, which will bring together some of the sector’s most senior executives and latest research and trends,” says Micaela Juarez, head of...

Well-Being Travel to Launch First-Ever Symposium

Well-Being Travel , a marketing organization dedicated to educating travel professionals about the trend of health, wellness, and medical travel, announced the first-ever inaugural Well-Being Travel Symposium , an invitation-only two-day conference that will bring together travel professionals with wellness experts, hotel executives, spa directors, and travel suppliers to discuss the growing trends in wellness travel and opportunities for travel sellers and consumers. Sponsored in collaboration with the Las Vegas Convention and Visitor’s Bureau , MGM Grand Hotel (Las Vegas) and The Travel Institute , the symposium will take place Feb. 18 to 19 at the MGM Grand Hotel. “We’re...

Iredale Mineral Cosmetics Global Education Conference Recap

Earlier this month, representatives that carry jane iredale—The Skin Care Makeup cosmetics attended Iredale Mineral Cosmetics’ Global Education Conference at Cranwell Resort, Spa and Golf Club (Lenox, MA) for a week of education and brand-focused activities. The conference was filled with presentations led by the U.S. Iredale Mineral Cosmetics team. “Our visitors from overseas love this area, so we thought we’d add some extra magic by bringing our international educators and brand managers here,” says Jane Iredale, founder and CEO of Iredale Mineral Cosmetics. “They worked hard to increase their knowledge about our brand, so we like to include some...

Dermalogica Welcomes Skincare Professionals to ‘Futurescape’ Symposium

More than 800 skincare professionals from around the world gathered to participate in Dermalogica ’s two-day ‘Futurescape’ Symposium, which took place at the Hyatt Regency Century Plaza in Los Angeles earlier this month. The speakers for this event included a number of well-renowned industry professionals, including Jane Wurwand, the brand’s co-founder, co-owner, and guiding visionary; Diana Howard, Ph.D., vice president of research and development and global education; and Annet King, director of global education, who addressed every aspect of business building. Other industry experts presented strategies for capturing and retaining market dominance, with an emphasis on the power of new...

Diana Howard, Ph.D., Addresses Skincare Ingredient Myths

Diana Howard, Ph.D., vice president of Global Education and Research and Development for The International Dermal Institute (IDI) and Dermalogica , will confront the myths and misinformation surrounding skincare ingredient formulation at an upcoming Guest Speaker Evening titled New Facts, More Fiction, Latest Fantasy, one of a national series of lectures presented throughout the year by IDI, which will be held on Monday, Nov. 4 at IDI , located in New York City. “Professional skincare, the anti-aging segment in particular, continues to be a growth industry,” says Howard. “The International Dermal Institute is committed to helping professional skin therapists separate...

Farmaesthetic’s Founder to Host Sustainable Beauty from the Farm Workshop

Farmaesthetics founder, formulator, and CEO, Brenda Brock, will explore the craft of traditional herbal formulation in the Sustainable Beauty from the Farm workshop, at the Omega Institute (Rhinebeck, NY) from Sept. 20 to 22. Attendees will use herbs, flowers, oils, and grains to create healing infusions to make their own herbal skincare products specific to their skincare needs, while learning about organic, green, and sustainable terminology . “We are honored to have Brenda Brock hold her Sustainability from the Farm workshop here,” says Omega CEO Skip Backus. “Sustainability is one of Omega's core values. We consider that the impact of...

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