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Natural Cosmetic MASTERCLASS:
green certification AND BUsiness openings

May 29-30, 2013                                                                                                        DUBAI,  UAE

Masterclass Overview
Organic Monitor hosted its first-ever Natural Cosmetics Masterclass in the Middle East, alongside the Beautyworld Middle East trade show. The Masterclass comprised two interactive workshops designed for business & technical professionals in the beauty industry. The first workshop gave details of the major standards and certification schemes for natural & organic beauty products, whilst the second workshop highlighted the business openings in the global market for such products. 

Workshop 1: Taking the Green Certification Route
May 29th 

This workshop gave details of the major natural & organic beauty standards in Europe, North America, Asia-Pacific and other regions. What standards are most applicable to Middle-Eastern companies looking at taking the certification route? What are the major ingredient and formulation issues of adopting such standards?

This workshop guided cosmetic & ingredient companies on how to adopt natural & organic standards. A critical review was undertaken of raw materials, processes and technical issues involved in adopting leading standards. Practical advice was given to brands / companies looking at overcoming the formulation issues associated with such standards. Features of the workshop:
   > What are the major international natural & organic standards?
What are the details of European standards, such as Cosmos, NaTrue, Ecocert, etc.?
   > What are the details of North American standards, such as NSF
ANSI 305, NPA, etc.?
> Which standards are developing an international following? Why?

   > What are the differences between the various standards in Europe and other regions?
   > What are the practical implications of adopting these different standards?

   > What are the labelling and certification issues?
   > What is the process to get a cosmetic product / ingredient get certified?
   > What are the technical issues concerning ingredients, formulations, etc.?
   > What guidance can be given to companies looking to adopt these standards?
What advice can be given to Middle-Eastern companies looking at certification?

The workshop is designed for product developers, formulators, cosmetic companies, ingredient suppliers and industry organisations.

Workshop 2: Business Openings in the Global Market for Natural & Organic Cosmetics
May 30th

Although the global natural & organic cosmetics market continues to show healthy growth, most sales are concentrated in Europe and North America. There is considered high potential in other regions, especially Asia and the Middle East. This workshop gave a global assessment of the natural & organic cosmetics market, highlighting the business opportunities to existing participants and new entrants.

Market information was given for the leading geographic regions, including Europe, North America, Asia and the Middle East. The major market developments were highlighted: product & ingredient trends, market drivers & restraints, retailing i
ssues and consumer trends. Case studies were given of companies who are successfully riding the natural wave. Future growth projections were given, whilst business openings highlighted.

Key features of the workshop:

   > What growth is occurring in the global natural & organic cosmetics market?
   > What regions and countries have the largest markets?
   > What is the potential of the Middle-Eastern market?
   > Why are consumers turning to natural & organic products?
   > What are the major market & retailing trends?

   > What are the product & ingredient developments?
   > Who are the leading brands of natural & organic cosmetics?
   > What is the future growth potential of this emerging market?
   > What are the business opportunities for existing operators & new entrants?

This workshop are for organisations looking to realise business opportunities in the natural & organic cosmetics industry.

The masterclass pack is now available, with complete workshop slides, for EUR 199. To place an order, please email us














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