2020 Annual Meeting

Mar 01, 2020 - Mar 03, 2020 The Breakers Palm Beach, 1 S County Road, Palm Beach, FL 33480

The Personal Care Products Council will hold its 2020 Annual Meeting from Sunday, March 1 to Tuesday, March 3 at The Breakers in Palm Beach, Florida.

Check back on this website to see all of the latest and greatest activities at the 2020 Annual Meeting.

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Contact Catherine McDonald at mcdonaldc@personalcarecouncil.org or (202) 454-0310 for questions or to make your request.

If you have questions or problems, or require a registration form to mail in with a check, please email meetings@personalcarecouncil.org.

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Monday Morning Plenary Session Speakers:

Richard Edelman – CEO of Edelman, a global communications firm

The Edelman Trust Barometer

The firm was named “PR Agency of the Decade” by both Advertising Age and The Holmes Report.

Richard Edelman has extensive experience in reputation management, having led assignments with major corporations, NGOs and family businesses in over 25 industries around the world. He has counseled countries in every region of the world on economic development programs. As the creator of the annual Edelman Trust Barometer, he is one of the foremost authorities on trust in business, government, media and NGOs.

In 2019, Richard was named the PR Agency Professional of the Past 20 Years by PRWeek and was inducted into the publication’s Hall of Fame. He was recognized as the third highest rated CEO by Glassdoor (2014) and was inducted in the Arthur W. Page Society’s Hall of Fame (2014). He is regarded as an industry thought leader and has posted weekly to his blog since 2004.


Michael Maslansky – CEO of Maslansky & Partners, a communications consultancy

Michael Maslansky advises Fortune 500 corporations, industry associations, major litigation practices and non-profit organizations on language strategy and messaging issues. Join us as he shares insights from nearly two decades of research into how consumers think and feel, with a focus on our industry.

Since writing The Language of Trust in 2010, Michael has become one of the leading experts on reputation and crisis communication in the world.  He has served as a senior advisor to Wells Fargo, Kaiser Permanente, Procter & Gamble, Toyota, Bank of America, PepsiCo, Johnson & Johnson, and Pfizer, among others, and has helped industry associations in financial services, energy, and personal care navigate major industry transformations and crises.

Tuesday Morning Plenary Session Speaker:

Tom Szaky– Founder & CEO of TerraCycle, a company with a mission to eliminate the idea of waste

Understanding the Dynamics and Economics of Waste

TerraCycle, a global leader in the collection and repurposing of complex waste streams, operates in 21 countries, working with some of the world’s largest brands, retailers and manufacturers to create national platforms to recycle products and packaging that currently go to landfill or incineration.

Through TerraCycle, Tom Szaky is creating circular solutions for hundreds of waste streams such as cigarette butts, dirty diapers and used chewing gum that otherwise have no path to be recycled. TerraCycle operates the largest supply chain for ocean plastic in the world, partnering with companies to integrate this material into their packaging.

Szaky is the author of four books, “Revolution in a Bottle” (2009), “Outsmart Waste” (2014), “Make Garbage Great” (2015), and “The Future of Packaging” (2019). He created, produced and starred in TerraCycle’s reality show, “Human Resources” which aired on Pivot from 2014-2016 and is syndicated in more than 20 foreign markets on Amazon and iTunes.

About the PCPC Annual Meeting

PCPC’s Annual Meeting is the largest annual gathering of cosmetics and personal care industry executives, suppliers, and media professionals. More than 500 attendees will gather in Palm Beach to share insights about the global, business, and policy challenges currently facing the industry. For additional information about the meeting, contact Catherine McDonald, mcdonaldc@personalcarecouncil.org, or (202) 454-0310.