ABOUT 

Copra is the caring face of Beauty.

 

In an exciting and rapidly changing world, the importance of community is more prominent than ever. COPRA was born over 37 years ago with values and togetherness at the heart of everything we do. As the Beauty Retail industry stands at the forefront of creating social change, community and experience, we feel our role is more important and more exciting than ever. 

"The global cosmetic products market

will reach $863bn by 2024" 

Zion Market Research, 2018

Founded in 1981, COPRA is a non-profit membership organization set up to provide a focus for the cosmetics and perfume industry. Having fostered the Beauty Industry community during its transition from traditional bricks & mortar retail, towards a multi-channel, online and offline experience.

 

We have implemented the following key goals to help the industry embrace and thrive through change:

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  • To foster relationships between the worlds leading suppliers and retailers

  • To recognize and reward outstanding products, businesses and people 

  • To champion togetherness, community and generosity within the Cosmetic & Perfume Industry

  • To support and dedicate all funds to the industry charity, 'Look Good Feel Better'

Copra holds a board of around 18 members who help to inform, educate and decide the award winners. Members benefit from a number of invaluable opportunities inducing meeting and learning from key beauty influencers in the industry. We hold regular meetings and training courses lead by industry experts to provide members with the knowledge and skills to develop customer-focused strategies and stay informed. 

 

The essence of the Cosmetics and Perfume Industry is encapsulated into two industry-leading events, The Copra Awards and the Copra Ball. Each events provides attendees with opportunities to connect, learn, have fun, and remind ourselves what an incredible industry we work in together. 

COPRA 

CARES

 In a world of fluid living and remote working the importance of community is more prominent than ever. COPRA was born over 37 years ago with values and togetherness at the heart of everything we do. As the Beauty Retail industry stands at the forefront of creating social change, community and experience, we feel our role is more important and more exciting than ever. COPRA is a place of togetherness. COPRA cares. 

Vesa Kalho

CHAIR

Deborah Pritchard

VICE CHAIR / DIRECTOR

Katie Cracknell

VICE CHAIR

Samantha Nesbitt

VICE CHAIR

David Elliott

DIRECTOR

Camilla Pascucci

SECRETARY

Debbie Trumper

CONSULTANT

Philip Steer

TREASURER

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hello@copra.org

07973 615148

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Berkhamsted, Hertfordshire
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