The Personal Care Products Council will hold its 2018 Annual Meeting Sunday, February 25 to Wednesday, February 28 at The Breakers in Palm Beach, Florida.  

Check back on this website to see all of the latest and greatest activities about the 2018 Annual Meeting. Register for the meeting today and reserve private meeting space to make the Annual Meeting a great success.

Monday Morning Plenary Session Speakers: Stephen Wunker on Driving Customer-Centered Innovation and R. David Edelman on Cybersecurity


Stephen Wunker is the Managing Director, New Markets Advisors.  As a specialist in new markets, Stephen Wunker combines world-class strategy-consulting and entrepreneurial skills. He is the author of Capturing New Markets: How Smart Companies Create Opportunities Others Don’t, named one of the five Best Business Books of 2011, as well as co-author of Jobs to be Done: A Roadmap for Customer-Centered Innovation.  Wunker has led New Markets Advisors since 2009 and advises innovative companies across industries, including Nestlé, Boston Scientific, Cognizant, and Nike. In that capacity, he publishes frequently in outlets such as Forbes, Harvard Business Review and The Financial Times. As an entrepreneur and corporate venturer, Wunker led the team that created one of the world's first smartphones, and he subsequently built several companies in mobile marketing, commerce, and social networking. In this session, Stephen will share on driving customer-centered innovation.

Former White House Special Assistant to the President for Technology & Economic Policy during the Obama Administration, R. David Edelman, has spent a decade as one of the government’s leading voices on how technology is changing the economy, national security, and our daily lives. He will present “Cybersecurity: What You Can (and Can’t) Do to Protect Yourself & Your Business.” An expert on some of the most pressing challenges facing the world today— from cybersecurity and privacy threats to artificial intelligence (A.I.) and automation — his insights have helped shape national and international policy at the highest levels. In 2017, he joined MIT’s Internet Policy Research Initiative to direct the Project on Technology, the Economy, and National Security. 


About the Council Annual Meeting

The Council’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.

Registration is open to all Council members. For additional information about the meeting, contact Catherine McDonald, Director, Membership, (202) 454-0310.

Cancellation Policy: Cancellations received in writing by February 1 will receive a 65% refund of the registration payment. There will be no refunds for cancellations received after February 1, 2018. Registration fees are transferable to another delegate within your company.