After having celebrated its 50th anniversary in 2017, the format –with the spin-offs of Cosmoprof Asia in Hong Kong and Cosmoprof North America in Las Vegas– continues to grow on a worldwide scale, thanks to the support of the Ministry of Economic Development and ICE –an agency that promotes the internationalization of Italian companies– and through collaboration with Cosmetica Italia.
From March 15 to March 19, 2018 are the confirmed dates for Cosmoprof Worldwide Bologna 2018 – the leading international B2B event for the cosmetics industry. The goal is to facilitate networking and business opportunities between companies, retailers and professional operators.
from Thursday 15 to Sunday 18 March 2018
Trends, Innovations, Smart Manufacturing, Raw Materials, Formulation and Packaging Design: Cosmopack is the event of Cosmoprof Worldwide Bologna 2018 that involves the entire production processes in the beauty industry. Synergy with the Cosmoprof Worldwide Bologna exhibition areas greatly increases the opportunities available to professionals visit the fair to develop new projects and ideas.
Among the special initiatives, The Cosmopack Factory will present Unlimited Powder Experience: a concept integrating manufacturing processes with product design and the experiential interaction typical in the retail channel. Trend experts, designers, influencers, retailers and digital managers will be involved in the creative process. Unlimited Powder Experience will have the technological support of a selection of exhibitors at Cosmopack. The design will be arranged by Centedegrés, an international design agency.
COSMO | Perfumery & Cosmetics
from Thursday 15 to Sunday 18 March 2018
COSMO | Perfumery & Cosmetics is an optimized route for buyers, distributors, and companies interested in the world of retail and perfumery. The door is open to cosmetic and personal care companies, green and natural, and for the international pavilions with retail-oriented companies.
Inside is the Extraordinary Gallery, a high-end showcase for prestigious perfume companies. Two new projects dedicated to mass-market companies will enrich the exhibition offering for the green sector.
COSMO | Hair & Nail & Beauty Salon
from Friday 16th to Monday 19th March 2018
The latest products and latest trends, with live shows and demonstrations: COSMO | Hair & Nail & Beauty Salon welcomes end-product companies for the world of hair, nails, beauty, well-being and fitness exhibitors, including specialists in accessories and furnishingsrelated to the sectors.
International Buyer Program of Education
To maximise the business opportunities of exhibitors and identify the most their specific developmental needs, top buyers from the industry’s most economically interested markets will be invited by Cosmoprof Worldwide Bologna 2018 to participate in the International Buyer Program.
And What About Education?
Trends, successful communication strategies, digital and new developments for the beauty universe will be the topics featured by the CosmoTalks presentations by high-end trend agencies, the top industry magazines and international retailer retailers. Market analysis, and specific market trends will be the topic of the Cosmo Forum. To close the educational program, live demonstrations of Cosmoprof OnStage, dedicated to the world of professional beauty and nail is scheduled for Sunday 18 and Monday 19 March.
From those specialising in formulation, packaging and machinery to finished product companies, this year Cosmoprof Award also includes companies from all sectors of the beauty industry, with the objective of rewarding the most innovative products.
The Cosmopack Awards also aims at further enhancing the most innovative projects and products for the future of cosmetics, rewarding Cosmopack’s outstanding excellence while the Cosmoprof Awards celebrate the most productive creativity and marketing strategy of end-to-end exhibitors and brands present at the event. Both initiatives are organized in partnership with the Beautystreams international trend agency.
For more information visit www.cosmoprof.com