Global skin care market expected to increase by 21.4% in 2014


When you talk about an industry that is valued at almost $67 million during 2009, then it is not surprising that the global skin care market and cosmetic industry is wealthy when compared to other industries. According to Skincare: Global Industry Guide, the global skin care market grew by 4.2% in 2009, and it is expected to increase by 21.4% in 2014 reaching $80 million.

The skincare market is not limited to facial and body care it also includes nails and hair care. It consists of the retail sale of all of these including the depilatories and make-up remover products. The market is valued according to retail selling price (RSP) and includes any applicable taxes. Any currency conversions used have been calculated using constant 2009 annual average exchange rates.

This industry has achieved the fascinating attention that it deserves from both genders and from all parts of the world. Many countries have given the dermatology sector a special interest and many conferences and exhibitions were held in all parts of the world to discuss the latest treatments and methods practiced by experts around the globe. Dubai however took the lead in organising the largest and premier event that is specialised in dermatology and skin care in the Middle East and North Africa; The Dubai World Dermatology and Laser Conference and Exhibition (DUBAI DERMA) now on its twelfth year.

Dubai DERMA is held under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Hamdan Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai, Minister of Finance, and President of the Dubai Health Authority. It is organised by Index Conferences and Exhibitions Organisation Est. – a member of INDEX Holding in collaboration with the Government of Dubai, Dubai Health Authority and the International Academy of Medical Specialization.

Dr. Ibrahim Galadari, Professor of Dermatology at the UAE University and Chairman of Dubai Derma Conference said that: “The continuous success achieved by the Dubai DERMA Conference and Exhibition over the past eleven years reflects the prestigious status of the conference as a unique platform for doctors and specialists in the field of dermatology. In addition, the increasing number of participants that DUBAI DERMA achieves every year is an indication of the international prominent reputation of the emirate of Dubai as a regional hub for international companies to promote their products from Dubai to the region.”

The DUBAI DERMA conference and exhibition is an outstanding opportunity for dermatologists and students of dermatology to participate in the different scientific activities that are held during the three-day event. “DUBAI DERMA provides immense opportunities to meet industry leaders, experts and dermatologists around the world. The conference provides the participants with an update on the latest advances and practices in dermatology, laser treatments, anti-aging, skin and hair care, amongst others in this broad field.” Said Dr. Galadari

The Dubai Derma scientific program will discuss; Aesthetic Medicine, Anti-Aging, Best Practices for 2012, Body Contouring, Cosmetic Dermatology (Peeling, Filling, Botox & Laser), Cosmetic Dermatology: Controversies and Truths, Dermatological Therapies, Dermatology Science, Dermatopathology, Educational Session, Facial Rejuvenation Techniques, Hair and Nail Disorders, Latest in Dermatopharmacotherapy, Latest in Medical Dermatology and Research, Liposuction, Plastic Surgery for the Dermatologist and Psychodermatology.

Mr. Paul Wilson, Director of Index Conferences and Exhibitions Organisation Est. announced that 80 prestigious speakers from 28 countries mainly from the United States, Europe, and the Middle East who are professors and doctors of all fields of dermatology will deliver novel lectures and scientific researches during the Dubai DERMA 2012 conference. He also revealed; “this year we are expecting more than 3,000 Regional & International Dermatologists, Laser Specialists, Aesthetic Surgeons and Dermatological Practitioners to attend the Conference. We are also expecting more than 2,000 trade visitors which are 30% more than last year.”

With more than 250 companies on board coming from 50 countries, the organisers are promising the trade visitors and specialists to be introduced to over 500 Regional and international brands and up to date equipment and skin care solutions.[mpoverlay][/mpoverlay]


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