ADF&PCD New York with increase in visitors

13.09.2017By: am

The second New York edition of ADF (Aerosol Dispensing Forum) and PCD (Packaging of Perfume, Cosmetics & Design), held September 6-7 at the Altman Building and Metropolitan Pavilion, attracted 10 percent more visitors compared to last year. And, 70 percent of exhibitors rebooked onsite for next year. The show’s visitors had a line-up of over 130 suppliers and an extensive conference program.

The ADF Conference program drew standing rooms only crowds that spilled into the show aisles. And the revamped format for the PCD Conference program also attracted capacity crowds, a significant improvement compared to last year.

Hot packaging topics included the global beauty trends, sustainability, e-commerce, and getting a real understanding of the consumer. Specific topics addressing the aerosol and dispensing community such as current regulation and technical advances and innovations were presented as well. 

ADF (Aerosol Dispensing Forum) and PCD (Packaging of Perfume, Cosmetics & Design) announced the winners of the Innovations Awards at an Awards Ceremony yesterday during the show. The Innovation Awards, now in their second year, recognize outstanding achievements and encourage the industry to push the boundaries with technological and creative innovations in aerosol, dispensing, personal care and cosmetic packaging.


The winners of the ADF&PCD Innovation Awards are:

ADF Personal care – 2-way tie

Coppertone:   Whipped Lotion Sunscreen

Kanebo:            Evita Beauty Whip Soap


ADF Industrial & technical suppliers' application

Ball Corporation: L’Oréal Men Expert can


PCD Skin care

Aveda Tulasara Wedding Masque


PCD Make up

Bobbi Brown: Liquid Lip Art Stick


PCD Hair care

Garnier Fructis: Renovation


PCD Fragrance

Calvin Klein: CK One Gold



Show organizer, Easyfairs announced plans to expand ADF&PCD in 2018, with the addition of its popular Packaging Innovations show, which will run alongside the Pentawards Conference and Pentawards Live, a global curation of award winning packaging design.

ADF&PCD, with Packaging Innovations, Pentawards Conference and Pentawards Live, as well as some NEW features, will take place on September 5-6, 2018, at the Altman Building and Metropolitan Pavilion, New York City.


About ADF&PCD New York

ADF&PCD is North America’s event for the aerosol, dispensing, perfume and cosmetic packaging community. The event follows the format established by its Paris show, with its educational conference programs, Innovation Awards and exhibition. ADF&PCD’s proposition is its two-shows-in-one offering, based on synergistic markets. The aerosol industry was worth $56.4 billion in 2014 and is estimated to reach $70 billion in 2020. While ADF serves various markets – from technical applications, painting, household, food, pharma, among others – 53% of aerosols are used for cosmetics (according to the French Aerosols Council), making ADF a perfect fit with PCD.


This international gathering enables packaging and aerosol experts from R&D, innovation, development, purchasing, sourcing, production and quality control, marketing and general management, to take stock of current trends and innovations.


ADF&PCD New York is organized by EFI US, Inc., part of Artexis Easyfairs, based in New York City.


About ADF&PCD Portfolio

Aerosol and Dispensing Forum (ADF) and Packaging for Perfumes Cosmetics and Design (PCD) were respectively launched in Paris in 2001 and 2007. The New York show debuted in 2016. ADF&PCD will expand to Shanghai in March 2018.


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