Seminar Programme

At SCS Formulate you can take advantage of the following scientific programmes:



The Inform seminars feature experts and authorities tackling a stimulating range of technical and commercial issues.


Supplier led presentations featuring the latest products, services and equipment within the UK Personal Care and Cosmetics Industry.

Sustainability Focus

This vast topic covers environmental, economic and social aspects and in one way or another is a hot topic with all companies and individuals.

Mixing Demonstrations

Happening right in the heart of the exhibition, on the exhibitors stands, these demonstrations offer solutions to any mixing and formulation challenges you may encounter.

Sensory Workshops

Through these workshops, you can actively engage and gain insights into various applications of products, whether that be a scent for hair care, flavour for lip care, or a different texture for a cleanser.

Other SCS Formulate Features


The largest and most comprehensive of its kind in the UK, regularly attracting over 200 companies you will be able to find every conceivable ingredient, raw material and other vital tools of your trade.

Delegate Fee

Entrance to the Inspire seminars as well as the Sustainability Studio, Exhibition and Inspire Displays are free of charge.

Entrance to the Inform presentations is free to all members of the UK Society of Cosmetic Scientists (if registered before 10 November). For all non-members there will be a small fee per day.

Become a Member of SCS

Join 1000+ of your fellow professionals as a Member of the Society of Cosmetic Scientists (SCS) and enjoy benefits including FREE entry to The Inform seminars, and monthly newsletters plus many more benefits.

Full Member – £85
Associate / Affiliate – £79
Student – £36

SCS Annual Dinner

Held at the Coventry Building Society Arena.

Welcome Drinks from 19.00 hours followed by the annual dinner.

Whatever your style, join your industry colleagues for what is always a great evening of fun after formulating.