COSMOPROF ASIA 2015 CONFIRMS RECORD NUMBERS FOR ITS 20th EDITION

HONG KONG, 17 November 2015

Cosmoprof Asia celebrated its 20th anniversary from 11 to 13 November at the Hong Kong Convention & Exhibition Centre with record visitor and exhibitor numbers.
63,241 visitors from 119 countries and regions attended the event (5.5% increase on last year), of which 40,761 came from outside of Hong Kong (up 7% compared to 2014). There was a significant increase in visitors from the United States and Europe, including Austria, France, Poland, Portugal and Sweden, as well as from emerging markets such as Chile, Thailand, Ukraine and Vietnam.
“Cosmoprof Asia 2015 hosted 2,504 exhibiting companies from 46 countries which is an increase of 6% compared to last year, with an exhibition area of more than 84,000 sqm, a 3% expansion”, said Michael Duck, Director of Cosmoprof Asia Ltd “Every year we are witnessing a growth in the show which confirms its importance for the Asian beauty industry”.
The international flavour was strong with the participation of 22 national and group pavilions, which include the largest-ever Korean pavilion (a collection of 212 companies over 2,696 sqm) as well as the first-timer Chile.
“Cosmoprof Asia is the main focal point for the international beauty industry as we continue to invest in the growth of the show with a focus on the Chinese market,” said Duccio Campagnoli, President of Cosmoprof Asia Ltd.