Fragrance Notes Issue 2, 2018 - Page 24

ADVOCACY
EVOLVING THE CONVERSATION
For the first time , Fragrance Creators had representation throughout the supply chain during meetings . From raw materials suppliers to fragrance manufacturers to CPGs , participants communicated the value of fragrance and the association ’ s federal priorities . Specifically , our members engaged policymakers on the topics of cosmetics modernization , trade policy , and the implementation of The Frank R . Lautenberg Chemical Safety for the 21st Century Act .
Member-level meetings included Representatives Sanford Bishop ( D-GA- 2 ), Buddy Carter ( R-GA-1 ), Steve Chabot ( R-OH-1 ), Lou Correa ( D-CA-46 ), Karen Handel ( R-GA-6 ), Bill Pascrell ( D-NJ-9 ), Frank Pallone ( D-NJ-6 ), and Senators Cory Booker ( D-NJ ), Chuck Grassley ( R-IA ), and Johnny Isakson ( R-GA ).
Committee-level meetings included House Ways & Means , House Energy & Commerce , Senate Environment and Public Works , Senate Finance , and Senate Health , Education Labor & Pensions .
A number of productive conversations with staff occurred , including the offices of Representatives Josh Gottheimer ( D-NJ-5 ), Mark Pocan ( D-WI-2 ), Tom Suozzi ( D-NY- 3 ) and Senators Dick Durbin ( D-IL ), Dianne

56 MOST MEETINGS EVER

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MOST MEETINGS WITH MEMBERS OF CONGRESS

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MEETINGS WITH KEY COMMITTEE STAFF

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Feinstein ( D-CA ), Lindsey Graham ( R-SC ), Mitch McConnell ( R-KY ), Patty Murray ( D-WA ), Rob Portman ( R-OH ), and Marco Rubio ( R-FL ).
COORDINATED MEDIA COVERAGE
The association ’ s rebrand was announced alongside our 2018 Lobby Day . This branding strategy allowed Fragrance Creators to capitalize on the media interest surrounding our new name , our important meetings , and the Congressional Fragrance Caucus . This coverage supports Fragrance Creators ’ overarching strategic goal of building trust and enhancing the reputation of the fragrance industry among key constituencies . Media coverage included articles in CEO Update , Cosmetics Design USA , Happi , Perfumer Flavorist , Rose Sheet , and more .
NEXT STEPS
Fragrance Creators emphasized the value of the fragrance industry and the need for science-based policy and common-sense regulations . Congressional offices were receptive to our message and many asked how they could further help our members .
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ADVOCACY EVOLVING THE CONVERSATION For the first time, Fragrance Creators had representation throughout the supply chain during meetings. From raw materials suppliers to fragrance manufacturers to CPGs, participants communicated the value of fragrance and the association’s federal priorities. Specifically, our members engaged policymakers on the topics of cosmetics modernization, trade policy, and the implementation of The Frank R. Lautenberg Chemical Safety for the 21st Century Act. Member-level meetings included Representatives Sanford Bishop (D-GA- 2), Buddy Carter (R-GA-1), Steve Chabot (R-OH-1), Lou Correa (D-CA-46), Karen Handel (R-GA-6), Bill Pascrell (D-NJ-9), Frank Pallone (D-NJ-6), and Senators Cory Booker (D-NJ), Chuck Grassley (R-IA), and Johnny Isakson (R-GA). Committee-level meetings included House Ways & Means, House Energy & Commerce, Senate Environment and Public Works, Senate Finance, and Senate Health, Education Labor & Pensions. A number of productive conversations with staff occurred, including the offices of Representatives Josh Gottheimer (D-NJ-5), Mark Pocan (D-WI-2), Tom Suozzi (D-NY- 3) and Senators Dick Durbin (D-IL), Dianne 24 | FRAGRANCENOTES.ORG | Issue 2, 2018 56 MOST MEETINGS EVER 17 MOST MEETINGS WITH MEMBERS OF CONGRESS 6 MEETINGS WITH KEY COMMITTEE STAFF +600K STEPS TAKEN Feinstein (D-CA), Lindsey Graham (R-SC), Mitch McConnell (R-KY), Patty Murray (D-WA), Rob Portman (R-OH), and Marco Rubio (R-FL). COORDINATED MEDIA COVERAGE The association’s rebrand was announced alongside our 2018 Lobby Day. This branding strategy allowed Fragr ) ɕѽ́Ѽх锁ѡѕɕ)ɽչȁ܁ȁх)ѥ̰ѡ ɕͥɅɅ) Ս̸Qٕ́Ʌ́ɅɅ) ɕѽϊdٕɅɍɅѕ)եЁѡɕхѥ)ѡɅɅ䁅)ѥՕ̸5ٕɅՑ)ѥ́