Cosmoprof Worldwide Bologna 2024: Initiatives and special projects for a great business experience

The B2B exhibition will showcase the most exclusive trends and innovations through a rich schedule of insights and unmissable special projects

The global cosmetic industry is valued at $427 billion, according to the 2023-2027 beauty report by the analysis company McKinsey & Company. This turnover is expected to increase by 6% annually, reaching $580 billion by 2027. In this highly competitive scenario, the role of Cosmoprof Worldwide Bologna becomes essential in supporting companies and operators in business development.

Now in its 55th edition, the leading B2B event for the cosmetic industry is still recognized as a unique kaleidoscope to discover the industry’s transformation. It excels in both excellent quality of its exhibition offer and the most interesting innovations from around the world, as well as inspiring training sessions hosting prestigious experts and opinion leaders. Additionally, specific digital services tailored to individual needs and the expertise of a highly qualified team help stakeholders build new business relationships and projects.

The 2024 edition is set to be an unmissable experience for suppliers, manufacturers, brand owners, buyers, distributors, retailers, and operators interested in new solutions for their business development. The optimization of access dates aligns with the growing interaction between distribution channels. The trade show will take place from Thursday, March 21, to Sunday, March 24, with all pavilions opening on Thursday, March 21. Cosmopack, dedicated to the supply chain, and Cosmo Perfumery & Cosmetics, the salon hosting companies and retail operators in the Perfumery and Cosmetics sector, will be open for three days until Saturday, March 23. The pavilions dedicated to the professional channel of Cosmo Hair, Nail & Beauty Salon will open on Thursday, March 21, optimizing networking activities and trade exchanges with professionals from other sectors, and will close on Sunday, March 24.

The March event is set to be sold out once again, expecting over 3,000 companies from more than 60 countries and more than 20 Country Pavilions. To promote the development of the event globally, the support of the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation and ITA – Italian Trade Agency is crucial. For the 2024 edition, thanks to the support of ITA offices abroad, a delegation of buyers from 47 countries will be present in Bologna, with a focus on emerging markets. Moreover, Cosmoprof Worldwide Bologna can count on collaboration with Cosmetica Italia – the National Association of Cosmetic Companies. 

Cosmopack 2024

Cosmopack is the leading international event fully dedicated to the entire supply chain of the cosmetics industry: ingredients and raw materials, contract manufacturing and private label, packaging, applicators, machinery, automation and full-service solutions. It is the only trade show among competitors collecting all segments of the supply chain under one roof. The conjunction with Cosmoprof Worldwide Bologna facilitates the connection between suppliers on one side and finished product brands on the other. 

Cosmopack is the cradle of innovations and new collections and it’s a source of inspiration for leading companies as well as indie brands. For the 2024 edition, more than 550 companies from 37 countries have already confirmed their participation, with a growth of 8,7% compared to the 2023 edition. Focus areas for next March 2024 will be ingredients and raw materials, thanks to a dedicated showcase, Ingredients Zone. New technologies, innovative packaging solutions, and avant-garde production processes will be among the key trends on the show floor.

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