Membership benefits

CTPA Membership – What can we do for you?

Representing Members worldwide

  • Over 175 Members representing small, medium, large and multi-national companies supplying the UK market
  • Companies include manufacturers, distributors, ingredient suppliers, contract laboratories, contract manufacturers, retailers of own brand
  • Representing around 80% by value of the £9,102 million UK market supply  (2015 retail sales value)

Key Objectives

  • Work with all key stakeholders to provide creative, pragmatic solutions to new issues
  • Individual confidential advice provided to members by experienced regulatory, scientific and technical staff on anything from ingredient issues to best practice manufacturing guidance
  • Intercept media issues with fast, robust rebuttal
  • Positive proactive communications to build confidence and trust in the industry’s safe, effective products
  • Promote the CTPA’s www.thefactsabout.co.uk website as THE research resource for journalists, consumers, stakeholders and members
  • Be seen as the leading trade association, offering value for money to members and setting the bar high

Working with Members

  • 24/7 members’ only intranet full of useful guidance, up-to-date news and with time-saving issue tracking – everyone in your company can access this tool wherever they are in the world
  • Cosmetics Basics - free workshops for members at CTPA to help maximise your membership
  • Topic Specific Seminars and committee meetings driven by area of competence or issue
  • CTPA Presentations at your company and at external meetings

For more details about joining the CTPA see Join Us, Key roles and Message from the DG

“…membership is what you make of it – the value comes from contributing and using the vast resources at your disposal.”

Debbie Hunter, Director of Commercial Affairs