About Us

Our History

Founded in 1969, the H&BA is a ‘not for profit’ trade association for senior sales and marketing executives of health and beauty brand suppliers in the UK. For over 50 years we have provided a unique forum for members to debate and discuss how our industry should adapt and develop to meet the changing consumer and customer needs of the day.

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Learn more about the people behind The Health & Beauty Association.

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Our Purpose

Supporting the commercial success for suppliers and retailers of health and beauty brands.

Our Objectives

  • Inspire thought leadership that meets the changing needs of customers, consumers and shoppers, through regular health and beauty industry networking events
  • Provide leading industry insights to senior sales and marketing professionals of member companies within the UK health & beauty industry
  • Encourage proactive communication amongst retailers, wholesalers and suppliers by encouraging active participation at meetings and events in a legally compliant way
  • Provide leadership and professional development opportunities to our members through provision of thought-leader sessions
  • To curate a programme of events in a cost-effective way

The Health and Beauty Association is a “not for profit” organisation managed in strict adherence to competition and compliance regulations.  A competition lawyer is in attendance at every H&BA conference.