Meet manufacturers from across Africa at HBCExpo2018

HBC-Expo-logoThe conference brings together senior executives involved in the hair, beauty, cosmetics and personal care products trade and value chain including ingredients and raw materials, manufacturing and packaging, formulations, sourcing, distribution and retail among others. Over two days, senior executives present the latest industry insights, case studies and the latest technology and trade trends affecting the cosmetics and personal care industry in Africa and beyond.

Conference Themes

Manufacturing technology, cosmetic and personal care market outlook, consumer safety and regulatory compliance, the Afro-centric product market, anti-counterfeiting and brand protection strategies, quality packaging design, materials and technology, ingredients and raw materials, update on current trends affecting beauty brands, wellness and spa etc.

Who Should Attend?

The conference will bring together the following categories of participants:

Cosmetic brand owners and manufacturers, chemical, raw material and ingredient companies, retailers and distributors of hair, cosmetics and personal care products, packaging companies supplying design, packaging materials and packaging machines and technology, certification and quality assurance agencies both government and private entities, industry organisations representing commercial interests in the cosmetics and personal care industries, academics and researchers interested in the cosmetics and personal care industry, investors and financiers working with or investing in the hair, cosmetics and personal care space and other industry stake-holders.

Conference agenda and registration details

For the current agenda for Day 1, Day 2 of the conference including registration details, please visit

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