march 2018 15 - 18
  • COUNTRY PAVILIONS Halls 14-16–16a–29b
march 16 - 19
  • COUNTRY PAVILIONS Halls 29a-34-35a



With the Cosmoevents APP you can book your seat for any workshop, meeting or special event with available space with just one click. Best of all, you can access events much more quickly! Start now, download the APP Cosmoevents, skip the line and reserve a seat. • Download the free app, sign in with your Cosmoprof details and accept location services (with iOS devices make sure that “While using” is selected in the privacy/location settings for the app).  • When you arrive at an event, just activate your pass on the welcome screen and you will be recognised at the entrance and given priority over other visitors.  • Through the APP you can easily access to all the main info about the exhibition (exhibitors list, brand bible, tickets, map, events, FAQ) • If you don’t have the app, don’t worry, you can still be accredited using the QR code in the email you have received, or just with your first name and surname.

NEWS / 17 Mar 2018


COSMOPROF WORLDWIDE BOLOGNA 2018 IS OPENING New for the 51st edition, a tailor-made journey for each sector to facilitate business opportunities at the fair  2,822 exhibitors from 70 countries are taking part in the 2018 edition of Cosmoprof Worldwide Bologna, 3% more than in 2017. The event has grown by 7.5% overall, confirming Cosmoprof’s role as the flagship event in a global network that showcases the very best of the sector, thanks to the invaluable support of the Ministero dello Sviluppo Economico (Ministry of Economic Development), ITA – Italian Trade Agency, and the long-term partnership with Cosmetica Italia – The Personal Care Association. The new concept, with tailor-made visitor journeys to meet the specific business needs of companies, buyers, distributors, retailers and professionals at the fair, aims to help the event go from strength to strength. From Thursday 15th to Sunday 18th March the fair hosts professionals from the retail, perfumery and cosmetics and green and organic sectors, as well as the national pavilions, at COSMO|PERFUMERY & COSMETICS, running in tandem with Cosmopack. The areas geared towards the professional channel at COSMO|HAIR & NAIL & BEAUTY SALON – hair, nails and beauty & spa – together with the Chinese and Taiwanese …

NEWS / 14 Mar 2018

Cosmopack presents Pennellifaro

INTERVIEW WITH SARA ZANAFREDI, CEO OF PENNELLIFARO Sara Zanafredi, you are CEO of Pennelli Faro, an Italian company manufacturing cosmetic brushes. Is Made in Italy today still something worth being emphasized? I believe that today Italy is still a global landmark in terms of originality, real innovation, style and care for the details. The export sales figures clearly confirm that. It is a talent that can neither be copied nor improvised.We try to express all of this into our products, because that is what makes a difference on the market. There is another fundamental advantage in producing in Italy: proximity. We are close to the district of Crema, which hosts the biggest producers of cosmetic products with whom we cooperate in order to create the very best tools for the application of the most advanced textures. Proximity among all the company’s working teams also enables a very fast information and feedback flow. All of this leads us to a specific test&learn attitude with immediate results. Within Cosmotalk you are a guest of the conference debating the time-to-market and the agile development topics.  What is the market truly looking for? The speed of information flow on Internet and particularly on social networks, causes …

NEWS / 21 Feb 2018


COSMOPROF & COSMOPACK AWARDS: THE FINALISTS The finalists of Cosmoprof Awards 2018, curated in partnership with Beautystreams, have been finally announced. Among the 582 proposals sent by exhibiting companies, 20 products have been selected for Cosmoprof, according to 5 categories and celebrating their innovation, communication and marketing strategy, and 20 projects/solutions for the beauty industry have been chosen for Cosmopack for their technological appeal, creativity and sustainability. 26 international experts as members of the jury will be asked to choose the winners, which will be celebrated with a special ceremony on Friday, March 16th. Winners will receive a special trophy designed by Centdegrés.   Discover the finalists: COSMOPROF AWARDS COSMOPACK AWARDS DOWNLOAD THE PRESS RELEASE

NEWS / 14 Feb 2018


 THE NEW TAILOR-MADE FORMAT OF COSMOPROF WORLDWIDE BOLOGNA 2018 Specific areas for each sector to facilitate business opportunities Fulfilling the specific business needs of companies, buyers, distributors, retailers and professionals attending the fair with a tailor-made exhibition: this is the aim of the 2018 edition of Cosmoprof Worldwide Bologna, the reference event for the world of cosmetics organized by BolognaFiere Group. With its 50 years of history, the format of the event is evolving: to both companies and visitors optimizing the time spent on the show floor, Cosmoprof Worldwide Bologna 2018 provides a diversification of the opening days for each sector. From Thursday 15 to Sunday 18 March doors will open for professionals in the retail, perfumery and cosmetics sectors, green and natural and in the national pavilions of COSMO | PERFUMERY & COSMETICS, which will be held in conjunction with Cosmopack; the areas of interest for the professional channel of COSMO | HAIR & NAIL & BEAUTY SALON – hair, nail, beauty salon & spa – with the national pavilions of China and Taiwan maintain the usual opening dates from Friday 16 to Monday 19 March. “The 51st edition of Cosmoprof opens its doors looking at the future – …

NEWS / 09 Feb 2018


COSMOPROF AT THE CENTRE! The Cosmoprof Worldwide Bologna map has a new look. You’ll know that this year you can visit three separate exhibitions and take three different personalised journeys depending on your interests. But there is one place where you can enjoy a 360-degree experience of trends, innovation and the future of beauty. The fair district’s service center is the place where you can find information, discover the most creative new products and keep up to date through seminars dedicated to all areas of the beauty world. CONFERENCES COSMOTALKS 15th – 17th March – ARENA HALL CosmoTalks is back, with international speakers from the beauty industry debating the sector’s future. Discover the line-up >> SPA SYMPOSIUM 16th – 17th March – CONCERTO HALL For visitors from the beauty and spa world the SPA SYMPOSIUM is not to be missed. The whole spa world comes together in Bologna for two days of seminars and refresher courses. Find out the agenda>>  COSMOFORUM 15th – 17th March – CONCERTO HALL Beauty statistics: conferences on the technical and financial aspects of the sector will take place at the centre of the fair. COSMOPROF ONSTAGE 18th – 19th March – ARENA HALL Essential opportunities for operators in the sector to watch …

NEWS / 08 Feb 2018

UBM India and Bologna Fiere are launching COSMOPROF INDIA PREVIEW

COSMOPROF INDIA PREVIEW 10TH-11TH SEPTEMBER 2018 – SAHARA STAR HOTEL – MUMBAI, INDIA The new event for the international beauty community  UBM India and Bologna Fiere are launching COSMOPROF INDIA  PREVIEW The new event for the international beauty community 10TH-11TH SEPTEMBER 2018 – SAHARA STAR HOTEL – MUMBAI, INDIA    Mumbai, February 2018 – Bologna Fiere, one of the leading International exhibition organizer and UBM India, India’s leading  B2B exhibitions organizer are joining hands to launch COSMOPROF INDIA, the new event for the International beauty community. Scheduled in Mumbai for 10 and 11 September 2018 at the Sahara Star Hotel, the COSMOPROF India Preview will represent a new opportunity both for brands of finished products, especially for Cosmetics & Toiletries, Beauty Salon, Hair, Nail and Accessories, and for the supply chain, with the leaders in raw materials and ingredients, contract manufacturing and private labels, applicators, primary and secondary packaging. With successful, signature trade shows in Bologna, Las Vegas and Hong Kong, which cumulatively involve over 360,000 professionals and 9,000 companies from across the world, the Cosmoprof platform is all set now to enter India, a dynamic, growing market for the beauty sector. With a 60 per cent increase in consumption …