Past Events




BCA Annual Business Seminar 23rd March 2017

"An Audience with Influential Women in Business"

Dean Nathanson, MD of CACI International and Chairman of the BCA, introduced a dynamic speaker line up of three influential women in business; Melissa Odabash award-winning swimwear designer and ambassador for the breast cancer charity Future Dreams. Also attending was 'serial technology entrepeneur' and founder of MyShowcase, Nancy Cruickshank, and Tracey Woodward CEO of Aromatherapy Associations.


Melissa Odabash

Nancy Cruickshank

Tracey Woodward






All three speakers shared their inspirational stories and revealed how they achieved their business success.

Also on-hand was Jacquie Beltrao, Sky Sports News presenter and Future Dreams ambassador who interviewed Melissa Odabash in a live Q&A.






David Alpert, MD of IAA also spoke at the event to explain the benefits and advantages of being a member of the BCA.

The BCA is a not for profit trade association acting as the voice of manufacturers and suppliers to the UK professional beauty industry. It consists of over 40 UK leading professional beauty companies, with the intention of raising industry standards and assisting the success of its members through inspirational seminars and networking events.





Three new BCA members signed up following the event and the BCA also raised £800 for the Future Dreams breast cancer charity, with prizes donated from Professional Beauty, Scratch, Guild News, IIAA, Louella Belle, Gerrard International, Graftons and Dr Paw Paw.





























Photos from the Event


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