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2024 Topic: A world of fragrance: building bridges between innovation and global regulation

Global Fragrance Summit 2024

Beautyworld Middle East has partnered with IFRA to bring the Global Fragrance Summit to Dubai. The conference takes place from 30 to  31 October during Beautyworld Middle East at Conrad Hotel Dubai.

Fragrance experts and thought leaders from around the world will be coming together to explore the regulatory boundaries for fragrance creation. This will be a chance to reflect on how the sector is balancing the impact of global regulation with the need to innovate and create.

Visit the two-day conference to hear from influential industry leaders, including Martina Bianchini, President of IFRA, and many more. Don't miss this opportunity to stay at the cutting edge of fragrance innovation and regulation. 

Brought to you in partnership with IFRA

International Fragrance Assosication

The International Fragrance Association (IFRA) represents and protects the fragrance industry globally. Their annual summit gathers industry experts and leaders to explore the regulatory boundaries of fragrance creation.

Agenda

10:00 am – 10:10 am Opening of Global Fragrance Summit 2024 day 1
Welcome coffee
10:10 am – 10:20 am Opening of Global Fragrance Summit 
Main Hall
10:20 am – 10:30 am Welcome speech: How can fragrance players around the world engage most effectively to build a truly global fragrance industry?
Main Hall
10:30 am – 10:45 am Keynote speech: Fragrance in the Middle East: What makes the region unique?
Main Hall
10:45 am – 11:00 am Speech: What unique opportunities for fragrance business in the Middle East?
Main Hall
11:00 am – 11:50 am Panel: Building bridges: How can IFRA support and collaborate with fragrance producers and stakeholders around the world?
Main Hall
11:50 am – 12:40 pm Panel: Perspectives on safe fragrance use: how to foster an international dialogue?
Main Hall
12:40 pm – 2:10 pm Lunch
Hotel restaurant
2:10 pm Regional collaborations and developments session 
Main Hall
2:10 pm – 2:30 pm Presentation: What key policy developments in China and the Asia Pacific region are impacting fragrance use?
Main Hall
2:30 pm – 2:50 pm Presentation: India: how can we build up capacity and skills across the value chain?
Main Hall
2:50 pm – 3:10 pm Presentation: Fragrance sustainability in Latin America: how is IFRA supporting regional progress?
Main Hall
3:10 pm – 3:30 pm Presentation: Regulatory developments in North America: What will MoCRA change?
Main Hall
3:30 pm – 4:00 pm Break
4:00 pm – 4:20 pm Presentation: What are the challenges and opportunities for the fragrance industry in the next European Union mandate (2024-2029)?
Main Hall
4:20 pm – 5:25 pm Panel: How can we gain a deeper understanding of the Middle Eastern fragrance market in the wider international context?
Main Hall
5:25 pm – 7:00 pm End of Global Fragrance Summit day 1
Brief networking cocktail
7:00 pm – 10:00 pm Global Fragrance Summit Dinner
8:30 am – 9:00 am Opening of Global Fragrance Summit 2024 day 2
Welcome coffee
9:00 am – 9:40 am Presentation: Fragrances from the deep: what can fragrances rediscovered from the Titanic teach us about regulatory issues facing the sector today?
Main Hall
9:40 am – 10:00 am Presentation: How can the IFRA Standards support consumer protection around the world?
Main Hall
10:00 am – 10:45 am Panel: What are the practical applications and factors to consider for creators using the IFRA Standards and complying with regulation?
Main Hall
10:45 am – 11:15 am Break
Lobby
11:15 am Sustainability and the fragrance industry session 
Main Hall
11:15 am – 11:30 am Keynote speech: Why is climate change relevant and what are the challenges?
Main Hall
11:30 am – 11:40 am Keynote speech: Update on sustainability activities at IFRA
Main Hall
11:40 am – 11:50 am Keynote speech: Opportunities and challenges in EU Safe & Sustainable by Design
Main Hall
11:50 am – 12:00 pm Keynote speech: Sustainability and climate change: KPMG report on scope 1 and 2 emissions in the fragrance industry
Main Hall
12:00 pm – 12:50 pm Panel: How does innovation increase the sustainability of fragrances?
Main Hall
12:50 am – 2:30 pm Lunch
Hotel restaurant
2:30 pm – 3:15 pm Panel: What are the highlights of fragrance innovation?
Main Hall
3:15 pm – 4:00 pm Closing panel: How to build bridges between regulation and fragrance innovation?
Main Hall
4:00 pm – 4:10 pm Closing remarks 
Main Hall
4:10 pm End of Global Fragrance Summit day 2
Main Hall
Entry fees (All prices include VAT)
  In-person Online only
IFRA members $500 $400
Non members $600 $500