march 2019 14 - 17
march 15 - 18


Cosmoprof Worldwide Bologna 2019 towards sustainability

Cosmoprof is internationally recognised as the place where innovative products and trends in the beauty world are first discovered. A prevailing market trend is undoubtedly a focus on sustainability. Businesses are committed to becoming eco-sustainable in terms of both their organisation and their products while consumers are becoming increasingly aware of natural ingredients and completely eco packaging. Cosmoprof has enthusiastically embraced this trend and will be presenting events and projects related to this theme at its upcoming edition. The new initiatives devised by the fair also aim to highlight Cosmoprof’s commitment to making the whole event more sustainable. In addition to our own events, we are also committed to promoting exhibitors’ projects that are aimed at keeping up with this trend. In addition to sustainability, the circular economy will also be a main theme at the fair.    COSMOPACK – HALLS: 20, 15, 15a, 18 and 19 Sustainability and the circular economy will also be the central themes in Cosmopack. The cosmetics industry is being called upon to find new manufacturing solutions to reduce the environmental impact of production processes, using renewable energy sources, and recycling waste products from manufacturing. These topics will come to the forefront in the seventh edition …

NEWS / 15 Nov 2018


Cosmoprof Asia 2018, the most important B2B event for the beauty industry in the Asia-Pacific region, has announced the winners of Cosmoprof Awards Asia last night at the Awards Ceremony and Reception at Chancellor Room of Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre. Some 200 guests of finalists, executives from trade association, buyers, judges, media and influencers gathered to celebrate with the 10 winning companies for their innovation, excellence and passion to the industry. All winners were awarded a prestigious trophy designed by Centdegrés which they get to keep as a permanent reminder of their great triumph. The Awards are created in partnership with international trend agency BEAUTYSTREAMS to recognise the most outstanding beauty products in each exhibition venue. Cosmopack Asia Awards celebrates innovation, creativity and design for the supply chain; Cosmoprof Asia Awards recognises the best strategies to build brand awareness and marketability. “This year we are very excited to have received as many as 529 entries from 274 exhibitors who have participated in the awards from all over the world. As a result 2018 is a record-breaking edition, clearly indicating the global reach of Cosmoprof Asia, the increasing significance of the industry and growing interest from the market,” says …

NEWS / 14 Nov 2018


A record breaker of a year, the 2018 edition of Cosmoprof Asia will be the largest in its 23-year history. The leading B2B event for the cosmetic industry in the Asia-Pacific region brings 3,030 exhibitors from 53 countries and regions covering an exhibition area up to 113,800 sqm. An expected 83,000 professional buyers are expected to visit the four-day show. Cosmoprof Asia gathers together the stakeholders of the global beauty industry, while focusing on Asian markets, and hosting them all in the dynamic Asian city of Hong Kong. The fair’s international reach is emphasized by the presence of no less than 24 Country and Group Pavilions: Australia, Belgium, California, China, France, Germany, Greece, Hong Kong, Israel, Italy, Japan, Korea, New Zealand, Pakistan, Poland, Singapore, Spain, Switzerland, Taiwan, Thailand, Turkey, UK, USA, and, for the first time, Malaysia. “Cosmoprof Asia, the region’s centre of beauty excellence, connects the world’s leaders across all segments of the global beauty supply chain and retail industry,” says Michael Duck, Director of Cosmoprof Asia Ltd. “This year’s record-breaking edition confirms the importance and influence of the show across the industry and continues to offer an invaluable platform for all stakeholders to share, learn and grow their …

NEWS / 05 Nov 2018


Cosmoprof Worldwide Bologna, the leading B2B exhibition in the world for the beauty industry, announces a new look for the 2019 edition. Over 250,000 professionals from all corners of the globe come to Bologna to discover cutting‐edge technologies, innovative products, and eco‐friendly proposals of the future. To facilitate their visit, business opportunities, and networking with over 2,800 exhibitors, Cosmoprof 2019 confirms the targeted opening dates and reinforces the distinction of each area according to product sectors, with a new and more functional layout of the halls. From Thursday 14 to Sunday 17 March 2019, Cosmopack and Cosmo | Perfumery & Cosmetics will open its doors for producers and specialists of the supply chain, finished product companies, and buyers/retailers, with the latter focusing on the Perfumery and Cosmetics sector, Green & Organic Beauty, and Cosmoprime, the area dedicated to high‐end cosmetics. From Friday 15 to Monday 18 March, the show opens for the professional distribution channels of Cosmo | Hair & Nail & Beauty Salon, with the participation of salon owners and beauty centers, hair stylists, hairdressers, nail technicians, and distributors specialized in these segments. The international Country Halls, featuring small and medium‐sized beauty companies from all over the world, will …

NEWS / 31 Oct 2018

Cosmoprof On the Road stops at Seoul

The journey of Cosmoprof On the Road continues! The stop in South Korea ended yesterday. During the conference organized by ICE Seoul together with Italian Ministry for Economic Development, Cosmoprof met key players of the beauty industry, representatives of trade institutions and local journalists. Everyone had the opportunity to know the latest news about the next edition of Cosmoprof Worldwide Bologna, such as the new exhibit layout. Cosmoprof On the Road represents a unique opportunity to get to know in advance new projects and initiatives of the exhibition and the latest market trends. KOTRA – Korea Trade Investment Promotion Agency – has been one of the main players of the day with the presence of Changpyo Hong, Director of Overseas Exhibition, who explained the incentives available for Korean companies to exhibit at Cosmoprof. Furthermore we want to thank the Italian Ambassador in South Korea, Marco della Seta, who opened the conference and underlined the importance of cooperation among the international markets. In this occasion we had the opportunity to interview Vicenzo Calì – Italian Trade Agency Director – ITA Seoul. Here is a follow-up about the Korean beauty market. Over the last 40 years, the Korean cosmetics industry has witnessed …

NEWS / 22 Oct 2018

First stop in Japan for Cosmoprof On the Road

First stop in Japan for Cosmoprof On the Road project! Cosmoprof met more than 70 key players of the Japanese beauty industry during the conference organized by ICE Tokyo thanks to the support of the Ministry of Economic development of Italy. The Japanese Cosmetics Center (J.C.C.) also supported the event. Cosmoprof unveiled the new layout of Cosmoprof Worldwide Bologna 2019 and presented the new projects and events that will characterize the next edition.  But why Cosmoprof is taking place in Italy since 1957?  Enrico Vattani, First Secretary of the Italian Embassy in Tokyo,  Aristide Martellini, Director of ICE office in Tokyo, Antonella Marucci, Vice Director of ICE office in Tokyo explained why Italy plays a strategic role for the development of the beauty industry. The relations between Japan and Italy are today stronger than ever: what’s why Cosmoprof can support the internationalization of Japanese beauty brands and companies.  Italian companies can also provide to the local industries new machinery, packaging and solution that will help them to enter in Europe, North America and other markets. On this occasion, attendees had the opportunity to examine in depth the Japanese cosmetics market which is constantly growing. Demand from tourists visiting the country, …

NEWS / 09 Oct 2018


Cosmoprof Asia Awards and Cosmopack Asia Awards are back to celebrate innovation and excellence in the beauty industry   Cosmoprof Asia, the leading B2B trade show in the Asia-Pacific region, is ready to celebrate the most outstanding products and industrial solutions presented by exhibiting companies. The 2018 edition is set to mark new record numbers. Continuing with the successful “1 Fair, 2 Venues” formula, Cosmoprof Asia shall gather the whole beauty industry focused on Asian markets in Hong Kong this November. From 13 to 15 November, Cosmopack Asia at the AsiaWorld-Expo (AWE) will host exhibitors from the avant-garde supply chain: leaders in raw materials and ingredients, machinery and automation, primary and secondary packaging, contract manufacturing and private labels. From 14 to 16 November, the spotlight shall be on finished goods, with Cosmoprof Asia at the Hong Kong Convention & Exhibition Centre (HKCEC) showcasing products across all main cosmetic sectors: perfumery and cosmetics, beauty salon and spa, hair, nail and accessories, as well as natural and organic. Around 3,000 exhibitors are attending the show, covering a total exhibition area of up to 113,800 sqm. And more than 83,700 professional visitors from all over the world are expected to visit the fair …