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Beauty Connect USA

The leading platform accelerating innovation and brand growth in the beauty and personal care industry

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Los Angeles, USA
2-3 November, 2021

“A great event to collaborate and share insights on key topics facing the industry today.”

Donna Petretti, CRODA Inc

Why Attend

Building on the global success of the Beauty & Money Series, our leading platform, Beauty Connect, will be going face-to-face for the FIRST TIME to allow you to connect with the decision makers and disrupters from across the beauty and personal care industry in person!

Beauty Connect is the forum to:

  • Foster partnerships with the future investors of your brand or the future brands of your portfolio
  • Renew your focus on consumer engagement with commercial digital strategies or retailer connections
  • Meet and rise above the demands of the conscious consumer by engaging with the industry-leading vendors and sustainability experts

With the return of our industry-embedded Beauty Spotlight brand pitching session, private 1-2-1 meeting sessions and alternative brand workshops suited to the smallest of indie brands and the largest conglomerates, in LA this November 2-3, you can meet the right person to accelerate your brand growth.

Don’t get left behind…

WHO YOU WILL MEET ONSITE

  • Investors – Angel Investors, Incubators, Venture Capital and Private Equity Firms
  • Service Providers – Consultants, Ingredients Suppliers, Packaging Suppliers, Logistics and Fulfillment Partners, Tech Start-Ups & Vendors
  • Independent Brands – Ranging from <$1MM Annual Revenue to >$100MM Annual Revenue
  • Strategic Brands – Smaller Conglomerates to the Big Beauty Houses
  • Retailers – eCommerce, Department Stores and Specialty Stores
30%
Small Independent Brands (<$5mil annual rev)
30%
Mid-large Independent Brands (>$5mil annual rev)
15%
Strategic Brands
5%
Retailers
10%
Investors & Consultants
10%
Service Providers

Small Independent Brands (<$5mil annual rev)

Mid-large Independent Brands (>$5mil annual rev)

Strategic Brands

Retailers

Investors & Consultants

Service Providers

2
Days of Content
30+
INDUSTRY LEADING SPEAKERS
1-2-1
DEDICATED MEETINGS
200+
INDUSTRY EXECUTIVES
12
SPOTLIGHT FINALISTS

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2021 BEAUTY CONNECT SERIES SPEAKERS INCLUDE

 

Rich Gersten

Co-Founder & Managing Partner
True Beauty Capital

Mr. Richard Gersten is Co-founder & Managing Partner of True Beauty Capital. Mr. Gersten has over 25 years of experience in the private equity industry and has spent the last 19 years focused exclusively on the consumer and retail sector, with an emphasis in the beauty and personal care industry. He currently sits on the board of directors of Algenist, Cos Bar, This Works, Active Ride Shop, NEST Fragrances, Deva Curl, and formerly sat on the board of directors for Laura Geller Beauty.

Rich Gersten

Co-Founder & Managing Partner
True Beauty Capital

Rich Gersten

Co-Founder & Managing Partner
True Beauty Capital

Mr. Richard Gersten is Co-founder & Managing Partner of True Beauty Capital. Mr. Gersten has over 25 years of experience in the private equity industry and has spent the last 19 years focused exclusively on the consumer and retail sector, with an emphasis in the beauty and personal care industry. He currently sits on the board of directors of Algenist, Cos Bar, This Works, Active Ride Shop, NEST Fragrances, Deva Curl, and formerly sat on the board of directors for Laura Geller Beauty.

 

Carla Ruiz

SVP of M&A
Shiseido Group

Carla Ruiz

SVP of M&A
Shiseido Group

Carla Ruiz

SVP of M&A
Shiseido Group
 

Oliver Garfield

CEO
CosBar

Oliver Garfield

CEO
CosBar

Oliver Garfield

CEO
CosBar
 

Annie Jackson

Co-Founder and COO
Credo Beauty

Annie Jackson

Co-Founder and COO
Credo Beauty

Annie Jackson

Co-Founder and COO
Credo Beauty
 

Elana Drell-Sfyzer

CEO
Revive Skincare

Elana Drell-Sfyzer

CEO
Revive Skincare

Elana Drell-Sfyzer

CEO
Revive Skincare
 

Gillian Gorman Round

CEO
Kjaer Weis

Gillian Gorman Round

CEO
Kjaer Weis

Gillian Gorman Round

CEO
Kjaer Weis
 

Kory Marchisotto

Chief Marketing Officer
e.l.f.

Kory Marchisotto

Chief Marketing Officer
e.l.f.

Kory Marchisotto

Chief Marketing Officer
e.l.f.
 

Scott Sassa

Chairman
Milk Makeup

Scott M. Sassa is currently Chairman of MILK Makeup, a new millennial brand that is inspired by MILK Studios.  It was launched in January 2016.  MILK Makeup is available at Sephora, Urban Outfitters, Birchbox and MILK Makeup.com.

Scott Sassa

Chairman
Milk Makeup

Scott Sassa

Chairman
Milk Makeup

Scott M. Sassa is currently Chairman of MILK Makeup, a new millennial brand that is inspired by MILK Studios.  It was launched in January 2016.  MILK Makeup is available at Sephora, Urban Outfitters, Birchbox and MILK Makeup.com.

From 2008 to 2013, Scott served as President of Hearst Entertainment & Syndication.  Scott was on the ESPN Board, was Co-Chair of AETN which included Lifetime, A&E and History.  Mark Burnett Productions was acquired during Scott’s tenure.  Scott also has oversight of the venture-investing group, which has made investment in Netscape, Broadcast.com, Pandora and other Internet companies.

 

Luc-Henry Rousselle

Managing Director, Consumer & Retail Investment
William Hood & Company

Luc-Henry Rousselle

Managing Director, Consumer & Retail Investment
William Hood & Company

Luc-Henry Rousselle

Managing Director, Consumer & Retail Investment
William Hood & Company
 

Christine Chang

Co-Founder & Co-CEO
Glow Recipe

Christine Chang

Co-Founder & Co-CEO
Glow Recipe

Christine Chang

Co-Founder & Co-CEO
Glow Recipe
 

Romain Gaillard

Founder & CEO
The Detox Market

Romain Gaillard

Founder & CEO
The Detox Market

Romain Gaillard

Founder & CEO
The Detox Market
 

Ilya Seglin

Managing Director
Threadstone

Ilya Seglin

Managing Director
Threadstone

Ilya Seglin

Managing Director
Threadstone
 

Michel Brousset

Founder
Waldencast

Michel Brousset

Founder
Waldencast

Michel Brousset

Founder
Waldencast
 

Kevin Gould

Founder & CEO
Kombo Ventures

Kevin Gould

Founder & CEO
Kombo Ventures

Kevin Gould

Founder & CEO
Kombo Ventures
 

Melanie Bender

President
Versed

Melanie Bender

President
Versed

Melanie Bender

President
Versed
 

Anna Brightman

Co-founder
UpCircle

When Anna discovered that more than 500,000 tonnes of coffee grounds that are consumed each year in the UK alone are sent to landfill, she decided to start collecting coffee from cafes across London and transforming them into skincare products. Since launching four years ago UpCircle has saved over 275 tonnes of coffee. Based on their current rates of growth it is estimated that this will rise to 1000 tonnes in the next 5 years. The brand also rescues and reuses ingredients from the argan, tea, juice, date, olive and wood industries.

Anna Brightman

Co-founder
UpCircle

Anna Brightman

Co-founder
UpCircle

When Anna discovered that more than 500,000 tonnes of coffee grounds that are consumed each year in the UK alone are sent to landfill, she decided to start collecting coffee from cafes across London and transforming them into skincare products. Since launching four years ago UpCircle has saved over 275 tonnes of coffee. Based on their current rates of growth it is estimated that this will rise to 1000 tonnes in the next 5 years. The brand also rescues and reuses ingredients from the argan, tea, juice, date, olive and wood industries.

 

Muffy Clince

Director of Emerging Brands
Ulta Beauty

Muffy Clince

Director of Emerging Brands
Ulta Beauty

Muffy Clince

Director of Emerging Brands
Ulta Beauty
 

Jaqueleen Larson

Director, Global Digital & Social
Bobbi Brown

Jaqueleen Larson

Director, Global Digital & Social
Bobbi Brown

Jaqueleen Larson

Director, Global Digital & Social
Bobbi Brown
 

Somer Tejwani

VP, Global Marketing
Too Faced

Somer Tejwani

VP, Global Marketing
Too Faced

Somer Tejwani

VP, Global Marketing
Too Faced

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SLS Hotel, 465 S La Cienega Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90048, United States

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