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Date: May 21-22
Location: New York City
Insight & Innovation

Unlike any other industry, beauty blends creativity, artistry, science and technology—creating a constant drive for innovation in a highly competitive marketplace. It is an ever-evolving business, where a combination of scientific advances, a growing global market and a highly educated consumer base has opened new categories and created endless opportunities for brands. From tailor-made skin care to the advent of a new age in hair care, breakthroughs abound.

The landscape has changed—and your consumers have changed—are you effectively engaging them? Join an audience of your peers for insight and conversation on the business of beauty at the WWD Beauty Summit.


Linda Wells
Gina Boswell
EVP, Personal Care, Unilever
Julia Goldin
Global Chief Marketing Officer
The Estee Lauder Companies Inc
Leonard A. Lauder
Chairman Emeritus
P&G Beauty & Grooming
Deb Henretta
Group President, Global Beauty Care
NUXE Group
Aliza Jab��s
President & CEO
Urban Decay
Wende Zomnir
Founding Partner and Chief Creative Officer

Brooke Shields

Tina S. Alster, M.D.
Director, and Clinical Professor, Dermatology
NBC News
Nancy Snyderman M.D.
Chief Medical Editor
C.O. Bigelow
Ian Ginsberg
Claire Chambers
Founder & Chief Executive Officer
Caudalie Paris
Mathilde Thomas
Caudalie Paris
Bertrand Thomas
L'Oréal Luxe USA
Carol J. Hamilton
President, Luxury Products Division
Alliance Boots
Ornella Barra
CEO,Pharmaceutical Wholesale Division
Rive Gauche
Corrine Jacques
Vice President
Maison Francis Kurkdjian
Francis Kurkdjian
Bluemercury Inc.
Marla Malcolm Beck
Co-Founder & CEO
Christopher S. West
Partner & Managing Director
Shanghai Jahwa United Co. Ltd.
Hua Fang
Executive Vice President
Liberty London
Ed Burstell
Managing Director
Norma Kamali Inc.
Norma Kamali
Chief Executive Officer, Fashion Designer, and Wellness Advocate
McKinsey & Company
Nathalie Remy
Note: We are confirming speakers for this event on an ongoing basis. Please check back often for an up-to-date list of speakers.
allure Behrman Castanea ceroy collective
conde DSM hairmax IFF intercos
katten lifetime mane martens mintz
modiface moelis more nyx order groove
rpg sage sircle tsg tuxedo
wells fargo

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Tuesday, May 21
  • 7:45-8:30am
  • Registration and Breakfast
  • 8:30am-12:30pm
  • Morning Program
  • 12:30-1:30pm
  • Lunch
  • 1:30-3:30pm
  • Afternoon Program
  • 6:00-7:00pm
  • Cocktails
  • 7:00pm
  • Dinner & Keynote Address
Wednesday, May 22
  • 7:45-8:30am
  • Registration and Breakfast
  • 8:30am -12:30pm
  • Morning Program
  • 12:30-1:30pm
  • Lunch

Attendance at the WWD Beauty Summit is limited to CEOs, presidents, and senior retail and beauty brand executives in the industry. This meeting, peer-to-peer in nature, is designed to offer a forum for industry leaders to access focused business intelligence on the critical issues of the day, gain a sense of future issues and direction, share ideas and hear case studies and real solutions from both inside and outside the industry. It also offers a high-level networking opportunity to exchange ideas and establish creative partnerships.


Past attendees include executives from:

  • Alberto Culver Company
  • Anthropologie
  • Avon Cosmetics
  • Bare Escentuals Inc.
  • Bath & Body Works
  • BeautyBank
  • Boots Retail
  • bumble & bumble
  • Burt's Bees
  • Carol's Daughter
  • Caswell-Massey
  • Chanel
  • Clarins Group
  • Clinique
  • Cos Bar
  • Coty Inc.
  • CVS
  • Del Laboratories
  • Demeter
  • Dior Beauty
  • Elizabeth Arden
  • Erno Lazlo
  • Federated Stores
  • GoSmile Corp
  • Gucci Group
  • Guthy-Renker Corp
  • Henri Bendel
  • HSN
  • Intelligent Nutrients
  • JCPenney
  • Joey New York
  • Jurlique
  • L'Or��al
  • La Prairie
  • Lancaster Group
  • Lane Crawford (HK) Ltd.
  • Limited Brands
  • Liz Earle Cosmetics
  • LVMH
  • MAC Cosmetics
  • Macy's West
  • Maybelline New York
  • MD Skincare
  • O Boticario Group
  • Ole Henriksen
  • Orlane
  • Physicians Formula
  • Puig Beauty Group
  • QVC Inc.
  • Ralph Lauren Fragrances
  • Revlon
  • Rite Aid Selective Beauty
  • Sephora
  • Shiseido Company
  • Smashbox Cosmetics
  • Sonia Kashuk
  • Space NK
  • StriVectin
  • STUDIO at Fred Segal
  • Target
  • The Art of Shaving
  • The Est��e Lauder Company
  • Thierry Mugler Parfums
  • Tom Ford
  • Tweezerman
  • Urban Outfitters
  • Victoria���s Secret Beauty
  • YSL Beauté
  • Zirh International Corp.


"The WWD Beauty Summit is always a highlight because it's a time to gain insights, develop partnerships, and create possibilities for driving the business to new levels."
"I found [the speakers] to be incredibly valuable with interesting points of view, but I think the strongest aspect is the caliber of people attending."
"I was extremely impressed with the efficiency, the organization, the content, and the quality of the speakers overall."

Sponsorship opportunities at the WWD Beauty Summit provide direct access to the most influential executives in the beauty industry through high-profile brand visibility and interaction, plus targeted networking. Sponsorship opportunities are limited and can be highly customized to meet your marketing objectives.

For information on sponsoring, please contact Kristin McFadden at 212.630.4425 or

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