30 November 2021

Fabulous Beauty Pros Fly to Vegas – Cosmoprof North America 2016 Begins!

Tomorrow, the 14th Cosmoprof North America opens. Following Cosmoprof Worldwide Bologna and ahead of Cosmoprof Asia (which is set to take place in Hong Kong from November 16-18), this edition of the trade fair will run from July 24-26 at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center in Las Vegas.

Cosmoprof North America (CPNA) is the award winning premier international B2B beauty trade show covering all facets of the industry under one roof. With over 1,100 exhibiting companies from 35+ countries and over 30,000 attendees from 100 countries worldwide, CPNA is the largest event of its kind in the Americas. Take a look at the Special Events & Education at a Glance:


5:30pm – 7:15pm PBA Beacon Bash
[Invite only] | Oceanside D

6:00pm – 8:15pm INSPIRE: A Night Celebrating Beauty Entrepreneurs Reception
Mandalay Bay Ballroom

7:00pm – 8:15pm INSPIRE: A Night Celebrating Beauty Entrepreneurs Dinner
Mandalay Bay Ballroom

8:15pm – 10:00pm Beauty Pitch 2016
Mandalay Bay Ballroom – In collaboration with PBA
Featuring John Paul DeJoria and Kevin Harrington

10:00pm – INSPIRE: A Night Celebrating Beauty Entrepreneurs Dessert Reception
Mandalay Bay Ballroom


7:00am – 5:00pm PBA Beacon
[Invite only] | Oceanside D

7:00am – 9:45am PBA Business Forum
Mandalay Bay Ballroom | A PBA Event
Featuring Scott McKain & Steve Sleeper

9:00am – 5:00am Entrepreneur Academy
Lagoon H

11:00am – 1:00pm “Knock Your Socks Off” Business Practices
Reef F | In collaboration with PBA
Featuring Larry Kopsa, Partner, Kopsa Otte

12:00pm – 1:30pm From Concept To Creative: How To Best Engage The Multicultural Market
Reef D – In Collaboration With EBONY
Marielle Bobo, Fashion & Beauty Director, EBONY Magazine | Renae Bluitt, PR Consultant/Founder, Crush Media & Creator, In Her Shoes Blog | Maya H. Brown, Vice President-Marketing, Black Opal® | Keith Major, Creative Photographer Image Agent, Keith Major Photography Inc | Carrie Mellage, Vice President, Consumer Products, Kline & Company

1:00pm – 2:30pm TV Home Shopping Culture: Is Your Brand Camera Ready?
Reef E – In Collaboration With COSMETICSDESIGN
Simon Pitman, Senior Editor, CosmeticsDesign.com | Doris Dalton, President, Doll 10 Beauty | Denise Herich, Co-Founder/Managing Partner, The Benchmarking Company | Ellen Lennon, Director of Merchandising for Beauty, QVC | Eve Pearl, President & Founder, EVE PEARL Beauty Brands

1:00pm – 3:00pm CPNA Beaut-E Reviews
Booth #27017

1:00 pm – 4:00 pm CPNA Beaut-E Zone
Booth #27037

2:00 pm – 4:00pm How Beauty + Policy Collide
Reef F – In collaboration with PBA
Featuring Myra Irizarry Reddy, Director of Government Affairs & Industry Relations, Professional Beauty Association

3:00pm – 4:30pm Spa Market Evolution: Green Mile Markers
Reef D | In Collaboration With Insider’s Guide To Spas
Mary Bemis, Founder/Editorial Director, Insider’s Guide to Spas | Barbara Close, Founder/CEO, Naturopathica | Rose Fernandez, VP/General Manager, North America, Jurlique | Michelle Kelthy, Spa Director, Ritz-Carlton, Naples

3:00pm – 4:30pm Uncovering The Future Of Innovation Cultures And Processes
Reef E | In Collaboration With Fashion Institute Of Technology
Brooke Carlson, Professor, Fashion Institute of Technology | Megan Manco, Senior R&I Scientist, Advanced Clinical Research, L’Oreal USA | Andrea Muguerza, Global Marketing Manager, SkinCeuticals

6:30pm – 8:00pm NAHA Red Carpet Reception
Mandalay Bay Ballroom – A PBA Event

8:00pm – 10:30pm North America Hair Styling Awards NAHA
Mandalay Bay Ballroom – A PBA Event
Featuring Alan Cummings

10:30pm – 1:30am NAHA After Party
Eye Candy

MONDAY JULY 25, 2016

8:00am – 9:30am PBA’s Distributor Workshop
Reef F – A PBA Event
Chris Nedza, Founder, Zeezor | Cindy Howell, President, Zeezor | Fiona O’Donnell McCarthy, Director of Product
Management, Handshake

8:30am – 5:00pm PBA Beacon
[Invite only] | Oceanside D

8:30am – 10:00am ICMAD Breakfast – Legislative Update
[Invite Only] | Lagoon F – An ICMAD Event

10:30am – 12:00pm HairBrained Teach In
Reef F | A PBA & HairBrained Collaboration

11:00am – 12:30pm The Beauty of Sustainability: More Than Green Packaging
Reef E | In Collaboration With Beauty Packaging Magazine
Jamie Matusow, Editor-in-chief, Beauty Packaging Magazine | Dominique Assenat, Global Creative Director Beauty, Cosmetics & Colors, PeclersParis | Rudi Becker, Senior Director, Packaging and Industrial Design, Method | Joshua Onysko, Founder & President Pangea Organics

11:00am – 12:30pm Retailers Unfiltered
Reef D | In Collaboration With WWD
Faye Brookman, Contributing Writer, Women’s Wear Daily | Leslie Faust, CEO, Beauty Scouts LLC
Nicky Kinnaird, Founder, Nicky Kinnaird Consulting Limited | Claudia Lucas, EVP Business Development, Behrman Communications

12:30pm – 1:30pm BF Sponsored Lunch With Press
BolognaFiere Booth #18029

1:00pm – 2:30pm A State Of Clean: Redefining Green Marketing
Reef E | In Collaboration With CEW
Andrea Nagel, Vice President of Content, CEW | Romain Gaillard, CEO/Founder, The Detox Market | Lucie Greene, Worldwide Director, The Innovation Group, J. Walter Thompson | Ric Kostick, CEO, Purity Cosmetics

1:00pm – 2:30pm Indies: Navigating Unchartered Paths
Reef D | In Collaboration With ICMAD
Pamela Jo Busiek, President/CEO, ICMAD | Chris Birchby, Founder / CEO, COOLA Suncare | Carrie Gross, President/CEO, Dr. Dennis Gross Skincare | Chris Hobson, President/CEO, Iontera, Inc., Makers of Patchology

1:00pm – 3:00pm CPNA Beaut-E Reviews
Booth #27017

1:00pm – 4:00pm Beaut-E Zone: Daily Best In Beauty
Booth #27037

1:00pm – 5:00pm TV Shopping Auditions
Cosmetics & Personal Care Booth #41291

2:30pm – 4:30pm Millenials And The Beauty Industry
Reef F – In Collaboration with PBA
Stefanie Fox, Owner, SalonCoLab | Nancy Brown, Owner, Brown Aveda Institute | Garrison Neill Manager of Business Development for Neill-TSP and Paris Parker Salon | Erin Kuhn Relations and Business Development, Unity | Heather Yurko Owner, NeatBeat Hair Salon | Tina Black Owner/Dean, Paul Mitchell The School (3 Locations)

4:00pm – 5:30pm Spa Trends: Strategies For Adopting The Hottest Wellness Movements In The Spa
Reef E | In Collaboration With American Spa
Julie Keller Callaghan, Editor-in-Chief and Publisher, American Spa | Amanda Al-Masri, Global Director of Spa Development & Operations, Starwood Hotels & Resorts | Séan Harrington, President, ELEMIS | Deirdre Strunk, Executive Spa Director, Canyon Ranch SpaClub Las Vegas | Michael Tompkins, Chairman, International Spa Association (ISPA)

4:00pm – 5:30pm Looking For Ways To Leverage Your Content Marketing?
Reef D – A CPNA Conference
Brooke Carlson, Professor, Fashion Institute of Technology | Conor Begley, Co-Founder/President, Tribe Dynamics | Kendra Bracken-Ferguson, Founder/CEO , The BrainTrust | Wayne Liu, GM and Vice President of Business Development, Perfect Corp. | Deborah Marquardt, VP/General Manager, Time Inc. Style Network

5:00pm – 6:00pm PBA Member Reception
PBA Booth #26026

6:00pm – 7:30pm Discover Beauty After Dark (Invite Only)
Discover Café and Bar

6:30pm – 10:00pm ICMAD City Awards Reception/Dinner (Invite Only)
Mandalay Bay Ballroom L

TUESDAY, JULY 26, 2016

9:30am – 10:00pm How to Do Business With Us
Reef D | An EVINE Live Collaboration
Featuring Teresa Harris, Vice President of Merchandising Beauty, EVIN Live

9:30am – 10:30pm Next in Hair: What’s New in the Hair Care World?
Reef E | A BeautyStreams Collaboration
Featuring Michael Nolte, Creative Director, BeautyStreams

11:00am – 12:30pm A Roadmap to Developing Your International Distribution: BRIC Area Spotlight
Reef D | In collaboration with U.S. Commercial Service
Maryavis Bokal, Senior International Trade Specialist, USCS | Yelena Alekseyeva, Commercial Specialist, USCS – Russia | Denise Barbosa, Commercial Specialist, USCS – Brazil | Angela Han, Senior Commercial Specialist, USCS – China | Monica Richardson-Morley, VP International Business Development, Palladio Beauty | Smita Sherigar, Commercial Specialist, USCS – India

11:00am – 12:30pm The Social Game Influencers
Reef E | A CPNA Conference
Deanne Kaczerski, Executive Editor, InStyle Digital Innovation, Time Inc | Cassandra Bankson, Vlogger, Social Media Influencer and Skincare and Beauty Guru YouTube.com/DiamondsandHeels14 | Tai Beauchamp, Founder/Chief Life Style Curator, TheTaiLife.com | Jennifer Chan, Style & Beauty Expert, theFabulousFile.com | Jill Manoff, Editor, Glam.com (Mode Media)

11:00am – 1:00pm CPNA Beaut-E Reviews
Booth #27017

1:00pm – 2:00pm Beaut-E Zone: Daily Best In Beauty
Booth #27037


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