International Business Forum & Exhibition – Focus on the Beauty Supply Chain

Cosmoprof North America (CPNA), the largest international B2B beauty event in the Americas,  has announced that it will debut the International Business Forum & Exhibition – Focus on the Beauty Supply Chain at this year’s CPNA, scheduled to take place July 12-14, 2015 at Mandalay Bay Convention Center in Las Vegas. Additionally, the show will present this year’s winners of The Dieline Awards honoring packaging innovators through a pop-up installation making its first appearance at CPNA. CPNA is poised to catapult the packaging, contract manufacturing and private label category to new heights. Recognizing that the event is home to entrepreneurs and located in the prime west coast area, the opportunity to develop this segment is looking better than ever. As recognition of its key potential, the entire area dedicated to the supply chain has been moved to the forefront of the floor. With a key strategic location, unique dedicated projects and the right attendee profile, the event is the only logical platform for the beauty entrepreneur to connect with supplier. The International Business Forum & Exhibition (IBF&E) – Focus on the Beauty Supply Chain is a business platform for companies specialized in packaging, machinery, OEM and raw materials, which will …

NEWS / 30 Sep 2015


“Beauty” and “Glamour” united to celebrate the young designer Daizy Shely and to emphasize the leading role of make-up in a fresh and groundbreaking collection. Cosmoprof Worldwide Bologna, leading b2b beauty event, has realized in cooperation with HIC, MYC, OMNICOS, COSMOGRAFICA ALBERTINI (all exhibiting companies) a “MUST HAVE” lipstick. Its neat and sophisticated packaging and a long lasting texture blend together in a red carmine pantone. “Elegance is not being noticed, it’s about being remembered.” Giorgio Armani

NEWS / 18 Sep 2015


The first edition of Cosmopack International Business Forum & Exhibition at the Hilton Midtown Hotel in New York has come to the end. The B2B event has been organized by COSMOPROF/COSMOPACK, the leading international exhibition for the beauty supply chain of BolognaFiere Spa. New York has been selected as the international ‘meeting point’ for the beauty business community. The event, organized in collaboration with Cosmetica Italia, Polo Tecnologico della Cosmesi and with the participation of  ICMAD (Independent Cosmetics Manufacturers and Distributors) and ITA (Italian Trade Agency), showcased the excellence of the Made in Italy and put under the spotlights the know-how and the innovation of leading international companies in the beauty sector. More than 676 B2B meetings involved 83 buyers and distributors, coming from USA, Canada, Europe, China, Korea and United Arab Emirates, and 44 vendors representing the whole beauty supply chain: from raw materials to machinery and technologies, from contract manufacturing to primary and secondary packaging. More than 30 international magazines attended the event. The success of Cosmopack International Business Forum & Exhibition comes from its new format, which is based on B2B meetings and which offered to all participants concrete business opportunities and the possibility to enhance their …

NEWS / 20 Jul 2015

CPNA15 – Italian Exhibitors’ interviews

From July 12th to 14th, 2015, the 13th edition of Cosmoprof North America took place in Las Vegas. The exhibition registered record numbers, confirming the strength of the beauty sector, which is becoming more and more dynamic. Selected Italian companies took part in the event, presenting their new projects and products to the North-American market, which is strategic for their business. Cosmoprof North America has been a unique opportunity for networking and contacts with distributors, for the brand promotion and for high-quality visibility. We interviewed some of the Italian companies exhibiting in Las Vegas, so to discover which projects and trends have been unveiled to the West-Coast! Watch now the interviews!

NEWS / 14 Jul 2015


COSMOPACK, the premier international trade fair for the beauty supply chain and part of Cosmoprof Worldwide Bologna, organised by BolognaFiere, presents the first edition of the International Business Forum & Exhibition at New York’s Hilton Midtown Hotel on 16th and 17th September 2015. Cosmopack caters for the cosmetics industry’s entire supply chain and the 2015 edition brought the most important international firms to Bologna: from contract manufacturing to major producers of machinery and technology, from primary and secondary packaging manufacturers to companies specialising in raw materials. The project was launched in 2014 with the Cosmopack Symposium, which brought the very best of the Italian and international supply chain to New York, and has since developed into a forum. This new concept focuses exclusively on B2B meetings and offers companies the chance to meet selected buyers interested in establishing new business relationships and partnerships to develop their product lines. Cosmopack’s International Business Forum & Exhibition is a vital networking opportunity for the beauty business community: workshops, in-depth meetings and round tables focusing on the American market enrich the content of the event, facilitating business opportunities and encouraging the development of new projects. The forum is organised in partnership with ICMAD – …

NEWS / 27 May 2015

New @Cosmoprof 2016 – Focus on the Halal Cosmetics

New at Cosmoprof Worldwide Bologna 2016: the Halal Cosmetics Cosmoprof Worldwide Bologna, the leading international beauty event -and the observatory for all the trends related to the cosmetics sector- announces its 49th edition, which will be held in Bologna from 18th to 21st March 2016, together with Cosmopack, (from 17th to 20th March 2016). The 2016 edition will host for the first time ever the project ”the HALAL COSMETICS: from production to sales”, a  world preview  of an exhibition area (which will be part of the pavilion dedicated to Natural Cosmetics) completely dedicated to national and international companies producing or distributing beauty products with HALAL certification logo (“lawful” for Muslim consumers). The format has been developed in partnership and under the  supervision of the Italian halal certification body  WHAD- World Halal Development, which will  also provide a support on Islamic marketing. “Halal Cosmetic is mainly requested from South Asian and Middle Eastern consumers  – says Dino Tavazzi , Chief Executive Officer of Cosmoprof – but it influences as well Italian and European companies, due to the fact that 80% of the beauty products sold in GCC countries is produced in Europe, above all in Italy and France” (according to WHAD …

NEWS / 15 May 2015

Cosmoprof in Expo2015

Biodiversity Park is the fruit of the partnership between BolognaFiere and Expo 2015 S.p.A. with the collaboration of the Ministry for Agriculture, Food and Forestry, the Ministry for the Environment and the Protection of Land and Sea and FederBio. The park covers an area of 8,500 m2 and is the biodiversity themed area of Expo Milan 2015. The park will include a theatre and two pavilions, one dedicated to organic agriculture and food – that also includes the Bio Store in created partnership with NaturaSi and Bio Restaurant developed in partnership with Alce Nero-Berberè  – and the other housing the Biodiversity Exhibition. The purpose of Biodiversity Park is to showcase Italian excellence in the fields of agriculture, food production and the environment, through a visitor experience that narrates the evolution and safeguarding of agricultural biodiversity, in addition to a packed schedule of events, meetings and multimedia experiences. The aim of the Park created by a partnership between Expo and BolognaFiere, the long time organizer of SANA, the International Exhibition of Natural and Organic Products, is to showcase Italian excellence in agriculture, business and the civic associations connected to the respect for nature and the environment, enabling this reality to take …