HBA Global, the Health & Beauty Aids Expo and Conference, celebrates its 21st year on June 10-12, with an extensive conference program at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center, in New York City. The three-day, business-to-business event includes expanded sessions offering concentrated learning across 5 tracks: marketing, packaging, branding, market trends, and innovations in beauty and health aids. In addition, indie and global brand case studies will offer real world perspective from such industry leaders as Estée Lauder, Nars Cosmetics, Tarte and The NeoStrata Company.
2013 conference session
The HBA Global exposition will bring together more than 100 exhibitors in the beauty and personal care industries, with contract manufacturers and suppliers with innovations in packaging, ingredients, materials and services.
This year, the show joins the long-running, co-located UBM Canon advanced design and manufacturing trade shows, which include EastPack, PharmaPack, Medical Design & Manufacturing East (MD&M East), Atlantic Design & Manufacturing, Automation Technology East (ATX East) and PLASTEC East.
HBA Expo show floor 2013
During the expo, on June 11, 2014, HBA Global will honor the best in packaging design with its annual International Package Design Awards (IPDA), specifically focused on packaging for beauty and personal care. As always, the Awards competition is sponsored by Beauty Packaging and Happi magazines.
Award categories include mass or prestige cosmetics, fragrance, personal care, skincare, as well as hair care, innovations in sustainable packaging, and more. The finalists and winners will be prominently displayed in the IPDA Showcase located on the exhibit floor, during the event. Past winners include Aveda, Bath & Body Works, Burberry Cosmetics, NYX Cosmetics, Olay, Physicians Formula, Pravana, Sephora, andYves Rocher.
Visitors can also learn about what’s trending in the industry at the Trend Theater, which takes place on the exhibit floor and offers free content and demonstrations from industry experts, research companies and beauty brands.