Innovation Takes Center Stage at PCHi 2018


Beijing, China - 19 March 2018
Personal Care and Homecare Ingredients (PCHi), China’s choice sourcing platform for the global personal care industry, opened its doors today at the Shanghai World EXPO Exhibition and Convention Center (SWEECC) and welcomed trade professionals from around the world to a show floor that was buzzing with activity. Attendees explored innovations presented by 544 exhibitors, of which nearly 40% are international exhibitors from 29 countries and regions.
PCHi Fountain Awards
A new annual highlight at PCHi, the Fountain Awards was first introduced in 2017 to reward and spur the industry towards increasing research capabilities and developing cutting-edge technologies. At the PCHi Fountain Awards Ceremony hosted by Reed Sinopharm Exhibitions (RSE), representatives of participating exhibitors and industry associations, as well as VIPs, witnessed the recognition of the innovative developments in the industry over the past year.
Joe ZHOU, Vice President at RSE, shared, “We are delighted by the enthusiastic response from the industry for this year’s Fountain Awards. The Awards gives us an opportunity to accord recognition to the significant contributions that companies and individuals have made to the personal care industry. We trust that through the myriad of platforms provided at PCHi, including the Fountain Awards, we can nurture a vibrant network of partnerships such that the impact and influence of PCHi can be felt throughout the year.”
Selected from over 100 submissions, the winners of the 2018 PCHi Fountain Awards were announced this evening. Entries were assessed against a standard set of criteria by a judging panel comprising established domestic and international scientific researchers from renowned universities and research institutions, industry veterans from top cosmetics manufacturing companies, and also experts from PCHi’s Cosmetics Science & Technology Innovation Committee (CSTIC) and the International Federation of Societies of Cosmetic Chemists (IFSCC).
The winners of the 2018 PCHi Fountain Awards are:

Enhanced Learning & Networking Opportunities for All
Apart from introducing an unparalleled range of innovative technologies to the industry, PCHi 2018 offers attendees abundant learning and networking opportunities through activities such as the PCHi Conference Program, New Technology Sessions, and Exhibitor Presentation Theatre.
A new addition to the PCHi 2018 Conference Program, the Market Entry Tactics Conference is a half-day complimentary session for international visitors who are keen to gain an overview of the regulatory climate and market trends of the Chinese Personal Care Market. Scheduled for the afternoon of 20 March, the new Market Entry Tactics Conference is a demonstration of the global audience’s growing significance to RSE at PCHi.
RSE offered simultaneous translation at the PCHi 2018 Rules and Regulations Conference earlier today to aid the international audience in better understanding the landscape and regulatory environment in China.
Furthermore, PCHi is responding to the industry’s increasing demand for content based on solid and scientific research, with the introduction of three new conference topics — Inter-Disciplinary Innovation & Academic Research, Cosmetics Life Science Technology, and University-led Pioneering Technology. Delegates will hear from academic and industry experts, and uncover the latest innovations and developments in the various fields.
Forging Ahead to New Heights

RSE today also announces the return of the PCHi Technology Summit in Autumn 2018. This second edition of the summit is slated to provide a distinct platform for vital discussions on key industry trends and issues. The annual event aims to provide trade professionals a chance to gain a better understanding of domestic market status, industry trends, and technical insights, as well as to promote cooperation within the industry.
ZHOU concluded, “Over the past eleven years, PCHi has worked hard to bridge the gap between suppliers, manufacturers, and distributors by facilitating business and providing learning opportunities. The number of exhibitors and visitors at PCHi has grown steadily with each edition, and we’re very excited to be enabling these companies’ journeys of establishing a stronger presence in Asia’s personal care industry.”
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About PCHi
The Personal Care and Homecare Ingredients (PCHi) trade show is a cosmetics & personal care ingredients sourcing event held annually in China for the domestic and overseas personal care industry. As an innovation-led event, PCHi provides cosmetics, home and personal care manufacturers, ingredients suppliers, cosmetics packaging, and machinery and product testing providers from all over the world with a professional platform for ingredients sourcing, gaining insight into market trends, and networking with industry experts.
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