Register for our upcoming events below! Click on the links for more information about each one.

Upcoming events

    • 04 Oct 2016
    • 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
    • Harvelle's in Long Beach


    BIW'S First MeetUp Networking Event 



    HARVELLE'S in Long Beach

    Tuesday, October 4th, 2016

    7:00 PM - Dine & Network

    8:30 Show

    (Pre-Registration Required - Online Only – No At-Door Registration)

    MeetUp with Industry friends at Harvelle's,

    201 East Broadway Long Beach, CA 90802  

    One of BIW's greatest assets is the ability to meet and network with other industry people in an environment conducive to expanding relationships and building knowledge of our industry. BIW is now initiating (in addition to our Monthly Luncheon) a series of monthly social gatherings throughout Southern California to help foster a broader participation and expanded opportunity to meet new and varied cosmetic people to dine, drink and schmooze. Join us for this first event and MeetUp!



    • Members - $35.00 (USD)- Up to 2 guests may be registered at the time of member registration.
    • BIW Non-Members - $40.00 (USD)

    Monday, October 3rd, At Noon to attend


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    Burger, Beverage and Admission to the Burlesque 

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    $5 Parking Available across the Street at North Promenade & East Broadway



    Space for MeetUp Events is Limited so Register Early and WATCH for future events each month!

    Remember, No At-Door Registration.

    • 11 Oct 2016
    • 11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
    • Crowne Plaza Hotel - LAX, 5985 West Century Blvd, Los Angeles CA 90045

    Register Now for October

    Tuesday, October 11th, 2016

    11:30 AM - 2:00 PM

    (Networking & Registration opens at 11:30 AM)

    at The Crowne Plaza Hotel LAX, 5985 West Century Blvd, LA 90045


    Macro Trends and Creative Concepts in Beauty:

    Spring/Summer 2018 

    Speaker: Jennifer Karuletwa,

    West Coast Director/Trend Forecaster – PeclersParis

    With European Socio-cultural and other global trends becoming increasingly important influencers in the U.S.  Cosmetic Market, it is important to be aware of the designs, styles, colors, materials and esthetic directions of our neighbors. Jennifer has just returned from Peclers Annual Trend Conference in Paris where they create their portfolio of trend books that foretell color, fashion and beauty directions for coming seasons. She will topline key information from this conference and explain how PeclersParis differs from other trend forecasting services. This is a must-see presentation especially for those in marketing, strategic planning and product development.

    Speaker Biography

    Jennifer Karuletwa - West Coast Director - Trend Forecasting

    Jennifer has more than 17 years of experience in the design and style industries and over a decade specifically in trend forecasting. She began her career as a fashion designer creating product for the rapidly changing junior market including Forever 21 and Wet & Seal, eventually moving on to design menswear for the British fashion label, Workers of Freedom. Her creative career continued to evolve behind the scenes as a stylist for runway shows, photo shoots and advertising campaigns for clients including Armani, Valentino, and Betsey Johnson. During this time, Jennifer bagan to sharpen her natural instincts and skills in trend forecasting and began consulting with clients on seasonal trends. She also organized inspirational shopping guides for clients including Warner Brothers and Target. Since establishing a path in trend forecasting, Jennifer has worked for the most reputable trend forecasting companies in the world both as a creative contributor and business leader, including her present position with PeclersParis. Since joining the company in 2012,  she has provided socio-cultural  insights for countless beauty companies including Sexy Hair, Smashbox, EO Products, OPI and Orly to fuel their innovation process for new products, strategic planning and seasonal trend forecasting for color, ingredient, packaging, graphics and textures.


     Early Registration:

    • Members - $45.00 (USD)- Up to 2 guests may be registered at the time of member registration.

    • Non BIW-Members - $65.00 (USD)

    Thursday, October 6th, At Noon,

    After which a $15 LATE REGISTRATION FEE will apply.

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    Roasted Tomato Basil Bisque garnished with a dollop of Fresh Cream and Basil Leaf

    Entrée Choices (choose one):

    Coq au Vin Chicken in wine served over a bed of wide noodles and mushrooms 


    Salmon a la Plancha Grilled Salmon served over a bed of sautéed Spinach, Mashed Potatoes with Lemon Wedges


    Vegetarian - Chef’s Special Quinoa Creation served with selected grilled vegetables

    Assorted Breads & Rolls – Meal followed with Freshly Brewed Coffee, Hot Tea or Iced Tea

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    Parking Available:

    Valet Parking: $15 with validation

    Self Parking:  $4 with validation (Credit or Debit Card needed for Exit)


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    Space is Limited so Register Early

Past events

20 Sep 2016 HydraFacial by Edge Systems
10 May 2016 The 2016 Legend of Beauty Award
15 Mar 2016 Authentic Marketing: How to Reach to a Worldwide Audience
09 Feb 2016 Defining Natural & Organic: Conversation with an Expert Panel
19 Jan 2016 New Opportunities in Cosmetic Development: The Skin's Microbiome
15 Dec 2015 Beauty Industry West Annual Holiday Event Luncheon & Silent Auction to Benefit Para Los Ninos
17 Nov 2015 5 Fatal Sales Mistakes Uncovered in the Beauty Biz Sales Chain; What’s Your Weakest Link?
13 Oct 2015 BIW/SCC Joint Luncheon Event on Legal & Regulatory Issues
15 Sep 2015 7 Keys to Growing Your Market: How to Attract More Business, Increase Brand Awareness and Develop Your Tribe
16 Jun 2015 Entrepreneur of the Year Award - Michael Dubin of the Dollar Shave Club
19 May 2015 The Growing Market for Clinical & Professional Skincare: The Founding of Lira Clinical
14 Apr 2015 From Notting Hill to Los Angeles: How Royal Apothic Came into Being
17 Mar 2015 Are California Businesses Paying Too Much To Finance Their Growth and Expansion?
17 Feb 2015 Getting the Goods From There to Here (and Back): How West Coast Port Congestion Impacts Cosmetic Industry Growth
20 Jan 2015 Starting Up and Cashing In: Venture Capital Funding, Partnerships and Acquisitions in the Beauty Industry
09 Dec 2014 December Holiday Benefit & Mixer - BEAUTY UNDER THE STARS
11 Nov 2014 Marketing to the Modern Consumer: Will You Tweet, Pin, Post or Text?
14 Oct 2014 Establishing a Critical Path for Product Formulation & Development
09 Sep 2014 New Venture Capital Scenarios: How Sharks and Kids Swim Together for Success
17 Jun 2014 Success is More Than Skin Deep: Two Innovators Create Radical Skincare
13 May 2014 Beauty Innovator Eden Sassoon: The Allure of Total Beauty All in One Place
08 Apr 2014 New Directions in Fragrance: Artisanal, Niche, Custom and Indie
11 Mar 2014 The Latest Pink Report: Nailed - The New Allure of Nail Color
11 Feb 2014 Innovations and Market Trends in Sun Care
21 Jan 2014 2014 Legend of Beauty Award- John Paul DeJoria, Co-Founder of Paul Mitchell Hair Care
10 Dec 2013 Beauty Under the Stars - BIW Holiday Mixer 2013
12 Nov 2013 Where is Organic Growing? Today’s Consumer for Natural Hair, Skin & Essential Oil Products
15 Oct 2013 Navigating in Challenging Regulatory Waters: Updates on California and Federal Compliance
17 Sep 2013 The Kline Report on Beauty Retailing USA: Up-to-the Minute Trends & Opportunities and a Panel Discussion
11 Jun 2013 How to be an Entrepreneur in Today's World - June 11
14 May 2013 Product Innovation and MultiChannel Distribution: Strategies for Growth & Success
09 Apr 2013 BIW Registration Deadline Extended! How to Look Younger Longer....
19 Mar 2013 ICMAD Presents: Webinar - Register Now! Do EU Registrations More Effectively - Tuesday, March 19th - 9:30 am PDT
12 Mar 2013 ROCK STAR SKIN CARE INGREDIENTS for 2013-2014
12 Feb 2013 Global Trends That Will Influence The Next Generation Beauty Brands
15 Jan 2013 The Marriage of Science and Beauty: RES Technology and the Founding of ReVive
11 Dec 2012 BIW's 23rd Annual Holiday Luncheon & Silent Auction
13 Nov 2012 Reserve Now! Special BIW Luncheon Savings: Digital Marketing or Social Media? - Tuesday, Nov 13th
30 Oct 2012 ICMAD Presents: Webinar - A Practical Guide to Import/Export
09 Oct 2012 From Perception to Purchase: A Look at Anti-Aging Skin & Hair Care | Speaker: Amy Ziegler of Mintel
11 Sep 2012 September 11th, BIW Luncheon: BB Creams A-Z. An Emerging Global Category
23 Aug 2012 ICMAD - Webinar FDA Sunscreen Regulations- A Practical Guide
13 Jun 2012 Jim & Cheryl Markham - Entrepreneur of the Year Award, JUNE 13 (Wednesday)
08 May 2012 May Spring Mixer - Paris For The Evening
10 Apr 2012 Current FDA Regulatory Update
13 Mar 2012 BIW Joins Mazur Group for a Beauty Biz Roundtable-SOLD OUT!!
07 Feb 2012 February Evening Meeting with Joan Malloy, President, Alterna Hair Care
11 Jan 2012 January Monthly Meeting
13 Dec 2011 December Holiday Mixer - BEAUTY UNDER THE STARS
15 Nov 2011 November Monthly Luncheon Meeting
11 Oct 2011 Oct. Meeting - Lessons Learned from Distribution to Manufacturing
13 Sep 2011 September Monthly Luncheon Meeting
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