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Download Member ApplicationNew SCC Members may register online or download a writable .PDF membership application and email to Colleen Daddino at All major credit cards are accepted. Please use this form to type all your information. Once complete, please save the file on your computer, then email Colleen Daddino at or fax it to (212) 668-1504. The Society prefers typed applications over handwritten for ease of processing. Incomplete applications will delay the processing of your membership.

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Current SCC Members can easily renew online. Please take the time to renew your membership today to avoid reinstatement fees and any interruption in benefits.


Podium Presentations | CLOSED

SCC Headquarters has begun planning the 74th Annual Scientific Meeting & Showcase (SCC74), convening December 15-16, 2020 in NYC at the Sheraton NY Times Square. All scientists, academicians, policy makers and other stakeholders in the cosmetic and personal care community are invited to submit an abstract of original work, lab demonstration or case study for consideration to present as a podium lecturer.

The SCC National Annual Meeting is an educational event for the global cosmetics and personal care community. Formatted to offer two distinct tracks – a NextGen Track for young professionals and those looking for introductory level information about the cosmetics industry, and an Advanced Track for those interested in learning about cutting-edge science, technologies and product innovations – the Annual Meeting offers education for all!

All accepted Podium Presenters will receive a complimentary One Day Access Registration to the Annual Scientific Meeting.

Also, consider submitting a natural formulation
for entry into the Green Star™ Award

The SCC is looking for submissions covering new or novel ingredient, process, and formulation technologies; sustainability;
regulatory; safety; and/or testing and claims, covering both basic and advanced knowledge levels within the following topic areas:

Session Topics

Showcase Presentation 

Held in conjunction with the Annual Meeting, the Showcase provides a forum for companies serving the cosmetic and personal care industry to present their most recent scientific and technological developments in a poster format, along with tabletop exhibits from the industry’s ancillary service providers, including insurance, tax and consultancy services. With more than 100 poster presentations and 30+ tabletop exhibits, the Showcase is an effective information medium for cosmetic scientists and decision makers. A limited number of Posters, Tabletops and Combos are available.

Please note: the best presentation positions (how close to the main entrance your poster/table is) will given to sponsors first!

Registration for presentation space now open!

Prices will increase closer to the event, so be sure to secure your space ASAP! See below for pricing. 

Participants of the Technology Showcase will be acknowledged in advertising and event promotional pieces, once payment in full has been received. This includes company and/or logo and info on the Annual Meeting mobile app, registration brochure, program book, onsite signage and email marketing.

Poster and/or Tabletop presenters will not be acknowledged until payment in full has been received. No refunds will be made once your company has been acknowledged.