December Holiday Benefit & Mixer - BEAUTY UNDER THE STARS

  • 09 Dec 2014
  • 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
  • The Entire Restaurant & Garden Terrace at Cafe Pinot, 700 West Fifth Street, LA CA 90071


Event Closed!
BIW Holiday Benefit & Mixer 2014
Tuesday, December 9th
from 6 to 9pm


Where: The Entire Restaurant & Garden Terrace at Cafe Pinot, 700 West Fifth Street, LA CA 90071

Date: Dec 9, 2014, 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

Sip classic wines, nibble sumptuous hors d’oeuvres from award-winning chef Joachim Splichal, and visit our two Carving Tables while you connect with friends and peruse innovative industry Sponsors. We’ll feature Six select Sponsors at our gathering, so you can get up-close and personal with their new offerings. And you will be entered to Win  Special Sponsor Door Prizes and raffle gifts. Don’t forget . . . .BRING PLENTY OF BUSINESS CARDS for Networking and raffles!

  • Enjoy browsing our Auction and bid on great items at our Silent Auction Tables. Proceeds from Auction to benefit our holiday charity, Para Los Niños,  Raffle to benefit The Surfrider Foundation.
  • We request that each attendee to bring a $10 to $25 gift card donation for Para Los Niños to purchase Holiday gifts for teens and kids.  Drop off your Gift Card donation as you enter from Fifth Street.
  • Gift Bags with over $400 of new beauty items galore will be awarded at close of event.

This VERY SPECIAL Evening Event concludes our phenomenal year, so please register early and bring a guest or spouse. You will receive our  wonderful Gift Bag with several new, surprises.

Registration Closed

Members Price: $85 per person (Includes 2 Wine Tickets) (One Guest per Member at this Price)

Non-Members: $105 per person (Includes 2 Wine Tickets)

Sponsors: $395 Each (Includes 1 Free Admission and 1 at Member Price)

Reservations must be received by Friday, December 5th at 12 Noon after which a $15 Late Fee Will apply.  One guest per Member at $85 Member Price.

Please note: Registrations cancelled after the Thursday noon deadline are not refundable, as our venue contracts are fixed at that time.  If you wish to send a substitute attendee, they may register at the door and the paid reservation will be transferred to that person.



Albéa offers the world's largest range of beauty and personal care packaging with leadership positions in plastic and laminate tubes, mascaras, lipsticks, samplers and foam pumps. Their recognized expertise in fragrance and skincare dispensing pumps, fragrance and lotion caps, compacts, lipgloss, promotional items and accessories is known worldwide. Our staff of 16,600 people serve large and small customers in 60 countries across the world and we operate 38 facilities in Europe, Asia and the Americas. Albéa’s global sales totalled US $1.5 billion in 2013.

Albéa's committed teams provide local presence plus global reach. We offer robust capabilities in innovation and design as well as project management, with solid operating excellence through our world-class manufacturing and decoration facilities providing full-service capabilities as well as a strong commitment to Corporate Social Responsibility.

For more information:

Contact: Rene’e McKibbon - West Coast Sales Executive
Phone: 310-216.1000 x301 | Cell: 917.251.8501
595 Madison Avenue
New York, NY 10022



Cospack America is a leading global manufacturer of personal care packaging that specializes in stock and customized packaging for the beauty industry. With an extensive collection of quality components to choose from, including airless dispensers, acrylic jars, metal closures and pumps, Cospack offers the largest selection of IN STOCK packaging in North America, all available for immediate delivery from California.

For clients seeking custom packaging solutions tailored to their brand, Cospack's Los Angeles showroom located in heart of Hollywood, showcases their latest innovative and trending packaging solutions that deliver both beauty and function.

Contact Laura at 323-253-4469 to schedule your showroom visit.

Contact: Laura Embry -  323-253-4469
Cospack America Corp.

Showroom: (Call for Appmt) 1511 Ogden Drive
Hollywood, CA 90046


DD Chemco
Classic Wines for the Holiday Benefit Mixer Hosted by Don & Bret Katz of DD Chemco


Deveraux Specialties is a leading manufacturer and distributor to the Cosmetic and Personal Care industry. We are proud to represent some of the finest ingredient suppliers in the world. We focus on Natural, Functional and Future Friendly products and provide local warehousing. Our on-site Applications Lab offers formulation assistance and cutting edge prototype formulas to meet the changing demands of the marketplace.


John Luna - VP Sales - 818.212.1451

Sandi Luna - Account Mgr. - 818.212.1494

Deveraux Specialties

12835 Arroyo St.
Sylmar, CA 91342
Phone:  (818) 837-3700


Levlad has been supporting the product development and manufacturing needs of leading brands in the natural products marketplace for more than 40 years.  Our customer portfolio consists of nationally recognized brands in the skin care, hair care and personal care categories.

Our 200,000 square foot facility in Chatsworth offers a one stop shop for all of your custom contract manufacturing needs – with full R&D, Quality, Regulatory, Manufacturing and Distribution capabilities.

Our mission is to partner with our customers to create high quality products, delivered on time and on budget, exceeding your expectations every time.  Quality products, impeccable service, reliable performance…LEVLAD!

Contact: Carol Alcorn, Sales Manager
Direct Line:
(818) 882-2951 x123
(818) 326-8036


PGS 360 is a premier fulfillment service provider with service centers in California and New York, with a focus on the Personal Care and Cosmetics industries. We are cGMP compliant and IFS certified, and we offer robust systems and technology to support the supply chains of our clients. PGS 360 is a fulfillment partner you can count on. Grow your brand with us.

PGS 360 15801 E. Valley Blvd. City of Industry, CA 91744


Contact: Mike Katyal, President

Phone: 626-824-6726


Qumulus Group was founded by Guy Langer in 2008 after he spent nearly 18 years with a major distributor of personal care ingredients and helped market over $300 million in raw materials while assisting in product development and the marketing stories behind the brands for everyone from start-ups to multibillion companies. Previously Guy worked in the nutrition field both in wholesale and retail capacities. Qumulus Group today represents Barnet Products, one of the leading companies for personal care 'actives' with over 100 in vivo tested ingredients, and helps with everything from concept to formulation and regulatory. QG also consults with companies for product development and ingredient marketing. The former Chair of SCC California and current President of BIW, Guy also has been Education Chair for SCC since 1993 and has won the Chapter Merit Award an unprecedented two times! He also has spoken at many industry events, taken 15 SCC Continuing Education classes and continues to keep up to date on Industry events and trends.

Qumulus Group, Inc.
Contact: Guy L. Langer
18500 St. Moritz Dr.
Tarzana, CA 91356
cell 818-606-7060
phone 818-344-0244 or


Complimentary 4 hour parking at Library Garage next door to Café Pinot from 6 pm

Valet Parking- $7 at the Door on West Fifth Street

For Questions, contact EVENT CHAIRMAN Don Frey at 310.801.8200

TO SP0NSOR Contact Florence Nacino 909.437.8608 or Bill Doughty 310.780.2450

TO DONATE products for the GIFT BAG or

SILENT AUCTION Contact Julia Velasco at 619.430.0452 or Lynn Ludlam at 760.402.4202.

Donation Form for Gift Bag, Silent Auction or Raffle attached.

Please note: Registrations cancelled after the Thursday noon deadline are not refundable, as our venue contracts are fixed at that time.  If you wish to send a substitute attendee, they may register at the door and the paid reservation will be transferred to that person.

Beauty Industry West (BIW) is a nonprofit trade organization focused on bringing together today's innovators, entrepreneurs, experts and future industry leaders.



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