F.A.Q.

WHEN AND WHERE

Where and when does Cosmoprof take place?

Bologna Fair district, from 16 to 20 march 2017 with the following openings:

- COSMOPACK (hall 15-15A-18-20) 16 – 19 march 2017
- COSMOPRIME (hall 19) 16 – 19 march 2017
- COSMOPROF (all other pavillons) 17 – 20 march 2017

What are the opening hours?

- For Visitors: 9.30 am to 6.30 pm every day
- For Exhibitors: 8.30 am to 6.30 pm every day

Which entrance should I use?

Ticket counters for Cosmopack/Cosmoprime and Cosmoprof are located at all entrances.

Recommended entrances:

-  COSMOPACK - 16-19 MARCH
Entrances: Costituzione, Nord

-  COSMOPRIME - 16-19 MARCH
Entrance: Costituzione

- COSMOPROF - 17-20 MARCH
Entrances: Costituzione (Service Centre,  Perfumery & Cosmetics, Nature, Beauty Salon & Spa)
Calzoni  (Beauty Salon & Spa)
Nord (Beauty Salon & Spa, Perfumery & Cosmetics, Nature and Country Pavilions)
Michelino (Nails, Perfumery, Professional Hair, Country Pavilions)
Moro (Hair)

Which is the entrance for bus?

Recommended entrances for bus: Nord and Michelino.

Where is the map of Cosmoprof Worldwide Bologna?

The download of the map is available at the following here>>

What is the address of the Fair District?

- Costituzione (Piazza della Costituzione 5, 40128, Bologna)
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- Calzoni (Via Alfredo Calzoni 16, 40128, Bologna)
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- Nord (Rotonda Dante Canè, 40127, Bologna)
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- Michelino (Via Michelino 38, 40127, Bologna)
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- Moro (Via Aldo Moro 20, 40128, Bologna)
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Are there parking spaces near the Fair District?

Yes, parkings for visitors are in the immediate neighborhood of the Fair entrances and the price for day is about € 20,00.
For further information, please contact: Bologna & Fiera Parking S.p.A tel. +39 051 6047681 - infososta@bfparking.it

- Michelino Entrance: New visitor car park P0: 3,000 spaces
- Nord Entrance: Visitor car park P0-P1: 3,000 + 400 spaces
- Calzoni Entrance: Visitor car park P2 and P3: 200 + 1,200 spaces

Download the parking map >>>

Are there dedicated entrances for disabled people?

By Car:
Ring road exit 8 – Reserved car parks at Michelino and Costituzione entrances.

Taxis equipped to transport disabled:
Cotabo, with at least 24 h in advance.

Radio taxi service:
Tel. 051.372727 (24h/24h)
Tel. 051.374300 - 8.00 a.m. - 5 p.m. (weekdays only).

Booking service:
Tel. 051.374300 - Ore 8.oo a.m. – 5 p.m. (weekdays only).

On site:
Means for people with limited mobility (hand-pushed) are available free of charge at the entrances, to require at the service personnel.

How can I get to Cosmoprof Worldwide Bologna?

BY PLANE: The airport is 4 Km from fairground district. Taxi
and car rental is available.
For further information please check www.bologna-airport.it

BY CAR: From Florence, Milan and Ancona: exit at the new
“BOLOGNA FIERA” toll booth motorway A14.
From Padua: ring road exit 8 for Nord, Michelino, Moro entrances
and Michelino car park; ring road exit 7 for Costituzione entrance
and car park
For information, see: www.autostrade.it/en/home

BY TRAIN: Bologna’s Stazione Centrale is only 10 minutes from
BolognaFiere. Bus lines 35, and 38 link the station to the exhibition
centre, P.zza Costituzione and Viale Aldo Moro entrances.
Railway Station -> Bologna Exhibition Centre = buses 35 and 38
Bologna Exhibition Centre -> Railway Station = buses 35 and 39

BY BUS: The Bologna Exhibition Centre can be reached every
day with Tper buses 28 - 35 - 38 - 39.
Railway Station -> Bologna Exhibition Centre = buses 35 -38
Bologna Exhibition Centre -> Railway Station = buses 35 - 39
City Centre <-> Bologna Exhibition Centre = bus 28
For information, see:
www.tper.it/percorsi-orari/servizio-bacino-di-bologna

TICKET OFFICE AND RATES

Who can visit Cosmoprof Worldwide Bologna?

Cosmoprof is an exclusive Business-to-Business event for the professional operators of the beauty sector.
To purchase ticket for Cosmoprof Worldwide Bologna, you have to register on our website: REGISTER NOW!
If you are already registered, you can login here>>

Are children allowed to enter to the exhibition?

Children under 14 years old will not be admitted to the exhibition.

Do I need to be registered on the website to purchase the ticket?

Yes, to buy Cosmoprof Worldwide Bologna ticket you have to register on the website. If, in the past, you have already purchased the tickets for visiting Comsoprof Worldwide Bologna then you can only proceed to login.

I forgot my password. Can I recover it?

Of course, just go to the login page, click Forgot Your Password? and request the password to the e-mail address registered in the past.

How much does an exhibition ticket cost?

Prices vary according to the method of purchase and the ticket’s validity. To see the Tariffs you can read the summary table of rates here below.

Can I purchase my ticket in advance?

Yes, you can purchase your ticket at a special rate on our website here http://www.cosmoprof.com/tickets-3/purchase-online/ . You can purchase a maximum of 2 tickets for each transaction.

Do I need different tickets to visit Cosmoprof, Cosmopack and Cosmoprime?

No, with a ticket only you can visit Cosmoprof, Cosmopack and all the scheduled events, with the exception of some ON HAIR shows (by invitation). If your registered profile is one of the selected categories for Cosmoprime, you can visit Cosmoprime area with the Cosmoprof ticket and the Cosmoprime pass that you will receive. Click here to see the visitors that will access to Cosmoprime.

Do I need another ticket to visit Cosmoprime?

No, Cosmoprime is a selected admission area. Find here the reserved categories.

How can I take advantage of the Discount Card?

Discount Card is reserved to professionals in the beauty sector who receive, from exhibitors or event partners, a Discount Card invitation by mail or in paper format. To benefit from the discounted rate you have to activate your Discount Card by entering the invitation code received. Then purchase your ticket straightaway online by credit card or printing out your activation receipt and paying at the ticket counter at the event.

I haven’t activated the Discount Card online. Can I benefit from the discounted rate on place?

No, it isn’t possible to present Discount Card NOT ACTIVATED to the ticket counters at the event. The presentation at the ticket counters of the Discount Card (paper or virtual code) not activated online will not entitle you to the discount rate.

What can I do if I need assistance during the purchasing process?

If you need assistance during the purchasing process, please contact our Call Centre.
Opening hours are:
Monday - Friday: 9.00 am - 7.00 pm ITALIAN LOCAL TIME
Saturday: 9.00 am - 2.00 pm
Tel. +39/041 2719009
Mail: visitatoricosmoprof@bestunion.it

How can I get a refund?

The purchased ticket is not refundable.

Why should I buy my ticket online?

  • Tickets bought online entitle you to a reduced price (tickets) rather than paying the full price on the door.
  • Once your purchase is complete, your "PRINT AT HOME" ticket will come straight to your email inbox.
  • Your “PRINT AT HOME TICKET” allows you to enter without queuing at the ticket counter.

How can I pay for my ticket online?

You can pay with any of the following cards: Visa, Mastercard, Maestro or Moneta, Postepay. PayPal is not accepted.

Is there a discount for group ticket purchases?

No, the online ticketing system allows you to purchase a maximum of 2 tickets per transaction. There are no special group rates.

Are there facilitations for disabled people?

People with disabilities who want to participate in Cosmoprof Worldwide Bologna will pay the ticket, recognizing a significant discount.
Moreover, if verified, it will be recognized a free ticket for the helper.

TICKET COST:
Below the cost of the tickets for Cosmoprof 2016.
TARIFF FOR DISABLED PERSON (+ free ticket for the helper, if necessary):
1 day: 22€
2 days: 37€
3 days: 52€
Season ticket: 72€
These tickets are not available online, they may only be purchased in person because it is necessary to provide the appropriate documentation at the ticket counters:
- INVALIDITY CERTIFICATE (legally disabled/blind/deaf/, big disabled or disabled for service (certificate issued by the Ministry of Treasury o Ministry of Economics) or
- DISABLED VETERAN ID, or
- EU DISABLED DRIVER PARKING PERMIT, together with an IDENTITY DOCUMENT.
It will be possible to purchase the ticket at every counter of the exhibition. The person with disabilities will have priority over anybody.

FREE TICKET FOR THE HELPER:
It is planned a free ticket for the helper in case the person with the disability provides the documentation, certifying one of the following:
- 100% disability
- 80% to 100% disability caused by industrial injury (equivalent to 100% disability)
- vision-, hearing- or speech-impairment.
The free ticket for the helper must be issued with the discounted ticket for the person with disability.
The helper must be over 18, and must be able to provide assistance during the visit (travel, guidance or help in case of evacuation).

Is there a special rate for professional schools/academies?

For information and rates, professional schools and academies should contact the dedicated department after registering on the website in the area VISITORS/Registration/Professional School.
visitors@cosmoprof.it

SECTORS/PRODUCTS PRESENT AT THE EVENT

Is it possible to buy products at the booths?

We remind you that is not allowed to sell products at Cosmoprof, except from Cash&Carry (hall 34) and Nail (hall 36).
To know which companies are exhibiting in these halls, see the exhibitors list.
Exhibitors can decide to put a product launch at a special price with the formula "Preview", in order to sale during the fair. This formula will be recognizable by the visitor thanks to the placed label (hall 36)
However, all exhibitors can decide to participate to "Preview" project .

Which sectors are exhibiting at Cosmoprof?

COSMOPACK

- WRAPPING AND PACKAGING
- PACKAGING EQUIPMENT AND MACHINERY
- CONTRACT PACKAGING AND PRIVATE LABEL MANUFACTURERS
- PACKAGING FURNITURE, EQUIPMENTS AND ARTICLES
- PROMOTIONAL MATERIAL AND MATERIAL FOR SALES OUTLETS
- SERVICES FOR THE COSMETICS INDUSTRY

PERFUMERY AND COSMETICS

- COSMETIC PRODUCTS FOR PERFUMERY SHOPS
- GIFTS, TRAVEL ITEMS, PROMOTIONAL PRODUCTS, PERSONAL CARE ACCESSORIES
- COSTUME JEWELLERY
- FURNISHINGS AND ACCESSORIES FOR PERFUMERY SHOPS

GREEN NATURE

- COSMETICS AND PRODUCTS WITH NATURAL AND ORGANIC SOURCES
- PRODUCTS FOR MEN
- PRODUCTS FOR CHILDREN
- FACE AND BODY PRODUCTS
- HAIR PRODUCTS
- MAKE-UP PRODUCTS
- PHYTOTHERAPEUTIC AND HOMEOPATHIC PRODUCTS
- HOME FRAGRANCES
- PERFUMES
- SUN PROTECTION
- INFUSIONS 

BEAUTY SALON AND SPA

- COSMETIC PRODUCTS
- MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT
- DECOR AND FITTINGS FOR BEAUTY SALONS AND SPAS
- MAKE UP
- TANNING (APPLIANCES AND PRODUCTS)
- AESTHETIC MEDICINE

HAIR

- PROFESSIONAL COSMETICS FOR HAIR STYLISTS
- FURNISHINGS, ACCESSORIES AND ITEMS FOR HAIR STYLISTS
- EQUIPMENT FOR HAIR STYLISTS
- SERVICES

NAILWORLD

- NAIL RECONSTRUCTION AND ARTIFICIAL EYELASHES
- PRODUCTS FOR NAIL RECONSTRUCTION
- STICKERS AND ACCESSORIES
- HAND TRAINERS FOR NAIL TECHNICIANS
- EQUIPMENT

Where can I find the list of exhibitors?

You can download the list of exhibitors here>>>.

SERVICES FOR VISITORS

How can I book an hotel to stay in Bologna?

The organizers of Cosmoprof, in partnership with CONVENTION AND TRAVEL BolognaFiere’s travel agency, can offer you a variety of accommodation solutions.
Please find details of all the available offers on the city’s official tourist website, www.bolognawelcome.com
Contacts: Bologna Congressi SpA
Piazza Costituzione, 5/e – 40128, Bologna
Tel: +39.051.6375111 Fax: +39.051.6375149
Email: agenzia@bolognacongressi.it

Where is the Cosmoprof Office in the Fair District?

During the exhibition the BolognaFiere Cosmoprof s.p.a. staff office is located in the Exhibition Secretariat: Service Centre, Block C, 1st Floor.

What services are there in the Fair District for the visitor?

Info Point, luggage storage, travel agency, snack bar, self-service cafeteria, restaurant, newspaper and cigarette kiosk, first aid, pharmacy, ICE office, banks and ATMs, insurance office, post office, Alitalia office.

Are there any wardrobe and luggage storage facilities?

Yes, wardrobes and luggage storages are available at Costituzione, Nord and Michelino entrances.
(Thursday, March 16 wardrobe/luggage storage will be available at Nord entrance only).
The price for jacket/suitcase is € 3,00.

Where can I buy the exhibition catalogue?

The catalogue of Cosmoprof Worldwide Bologna 2017, in paper format only, will be on sale at the Info Point inside the Fair District from the first day of the exhibition onwards.

Following the event, the catalogue can be required to info@cosmoprof.it