2019 Cosmetic Science Symposium & Expo

Oct. 29-30, 2019 | Sonesta Philadelphia Rittenhouse Square, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

The Science Symposium attracts more than 300 industry leaders and decision-makers and offers personal care products industry staff one-stop shopping for information about Microbiology, Quality Assurance, Safety, and the Environment. With a convenient location and an information packed program, the Science Symposium is a great opportunity to learn from the experts and meet colleagues and friends in the industry. The Symposium will also feature the Cosmetic Science EXPO.


Hotel Information

Sonesta Philadelphia Rittenhouse Square
1800 Market St.
Philadelphia, PA 19103

Room Rate: $239

To receive this discounted rate by the cut-off date of October 7, click here to reserve your hotel room.


Tabletop Opportunity

Exhibitor Fee Member Non Member
Cosmetic Science EXPO & Science Symposium Package

Includes exhibit space for one tabletop and full Science Symposium registration for one individual.

$1,595 $1,945


Confirmed Exhibitors (as of 10/21/19)

Active Micro Technologies
Advanced Testing Laboratory
Charles River
Consumer Product Testing Company
Emerald Kalama Chemical
Institute For In Vitro Sciences, Inc.
ProSys Servo Filling Systems
Q Laboratories
schülke inc.
SGS Chemical Solutions Laboratories Inc.
SQA Services, Inc.
Thor Specialties


Below is a preliminary schedule of events being held in the Expo area:

Monday, October 28, 2019

Exhibit Set Up (Noon -5:00 pm)


Tuesday, October 29, 2019

Exhibit Set Up (6:00 am – 7:30 am)

Continental Breakfast (7:30 am – 8:30 am; Opening Remarks begin at 8:30 am)

AM Beverage Break (10:10 am – 10:45 am)

Dessert following Lunch (1:15 pm – 1:40 pm)

PM Beverage Break (3:10 pm – 3:40 pm)

Evening Reception (5:30 pm – 6:30 pm)


Wednesday, October 30 2019

Continental Breakfast (7:30 am – 8:30 am; Opening Remarks begin at 8:30 am)

AM Beverage Break (10:10 am – 10:40 am)

Dessert following Lunch (1:00 pm – 1:30 pm)

PM Beverage Break (2:50 pm – 3:15 pm)

Exhibit Tear Down


To reserve your spot, complete the Exhibitor Registration and Agreement form here.


PCPC Staff Contacts:

Registration: Shirley Gibbs, gibbss@personalcarecouncil.org, (202) 454-0345

Workshop Agendas: Stephanie Johnson, johnsons@personalcarecouncil.org, (202) 454-0353

Hotel: Catherine McDonald, mcdonaldc@personalcarecouncil.org, (202) 454-0310