Education Program

Maximize the experience! Attend sessions within the 2-day educational program strategically developed to drive innovative forethought for business success. For its third consecutive year, the program will be a joint venture with MakeUP in LosAngeles™.
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February 23, 2022

A Connection Unlike Ever Before

Join us for a dynamic discussion on how some of the leading brands across all premium sectors are embracing upcoming digital technologies for impactful and proven consumer engagement via all platforms (in store, on product or at home) A not to be missed session with some of the industry’s most innovative thinkers.

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February 23, 2022

Thinking Inside the Box: How Sephora is Turning to Packaging to Drive Sustainability and Impact

The beauty industry is undergoing massive changes as consumers have heightened their expectations of what they are putting on and in their body. While clean ingredients remain front of mind for buyers, brands are also turning to the latest pivots in sustainable packaging to drive customer engagement and business impact. Let us explore how innovative new packaging solutions are driving brands to think inside the box and shape the future of clean beauty. Sephora’s Principal of Product Sustainability will join executives from Novi Connect to discuss how novel technology solutions can expedite sustainability goals for both upcoming and already established brands.

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February 23, 2022

Plant-based Beauty: Inside and Out

This session would feature brands and suppliers leveraging emerging bio-based and food-grade materials, from ingredients to packaging, to appeal to consumers seeking healthy, sustainable lifestyles. Brand and trend experts will discuss the technical and marketing advantages of using such emerging novelties and how the benefits can be deployed in brand communications and marketing.

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February 24, 2022

The Evolution of Monodose Packaging Within Today’s Landscape

More consumers pay attention to companies and their environmental impact especially where it comes to packaging waste and material use. And with so many indie beauty brands on the market, sampling is the only efficient way that they can build a consumer base, a model refined by subscription box companies and DTC brands. Mono-dose packaging is experiencing a flurry of innovation with companies pushing the envelope on design and material use.

This session will present consumer sentiment and insights into how sampling directly impacts sales along with a preview of new patented mono-dose solutions which may sway more consumers to give single use products a try.

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February 24, 2022

Made for Tomorrow: Designing Sustainable Packaging and Products with Cradle to Cradle Certified® WORKSHOP

In this interactive workshop, we will introduce the Cradle to Cradle Certified framework for packaging and products, give an overview of the requirements and metrics for packaging and provide insights on how leading companies, large and small, legacy and indie, are harnessing the framework to drive more sustainable packaging for their consumer products.   We will also create an opportunity for participants to learn from each other about how they are driving sustainability for their packaging, their goals and challenges and what support they need.  We will wrap up with a summary of key takeaways and action points, which we will use as a starting point for our new Cradle to Cradle Certified Packaging User Group.

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  • Monica BECKER

    - Director, Beauty, Personal Care & Household Products - Cradle to Cradle Products Innovation Institute

February 24, 2022

Unpack Presented by RETAILBOSS – The Future of DTC (Direct to Consumer) Packaging

As brands continue to create one-click online shop, without the use of third-party retailers and wholesalers, let’s discuss best packaging practices for e-commerce, topics covered include shipping boxes, mailers, bubble wrap, multi-purpose and repurposing.

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