Both ICMAD and BCB have created Partnership Committees to develop initiatives in line with the agreement’s objectives. Future projects include networking events, joint research projects, data sharing, market surveys and corporate social responsibility actions.
The agreement was signed by Chris Hobson, Vice Chairman of ICMAD, and Tim Eaves, President of Beauty Cluster Barcelona, at a co-hosted International Networking Cocktail at the Royal Hotel Carlton at Bologna, Italy. Besides members of the two entities, French association Cosmetic Valley, the Italian Trade Agency and over 150 industry professionals were present at the signing.
Hobson said: “ICMAD has been very active in the US since 1974, and now our focus is on collaborations, to extend our reach beyond borders. Europe, and Spain in
Eaves said: “Europe and North America account for