Cosmopack is Cosmoprof Worldwide Bologna’s “show within the show” and benefits hugely from its partnership with the most influential beauty trade fair, where all the sectors of the industry are brought together under one roof.
Cosmopack is is the leading international event focused on packaging design, contract manufacturing, rawmaterials, machinery and all services for the cosmetic industry. The creative content, the products exhibited and the innovative formulas make this fair a unique event.

The companies exhibiting in Cosmoprof, the key players in the cosmetics industry, are the major potential clients for exhibitors at Cosmopack.

Visitors to Cosmopack are the decision-makers in beauty companies, including CEOs, managing directors, corporate owners, purchase managers, product development, plant/operations, R&D managers.

WHEN: March 16th – 19th, 2017. Cosmopack will open one day earlier than Cosmoprof.
DEDICATED BOOTH: 15 – 15A – 18 – 20


Cosmoprof Asia 2016 Confirms Record Numbers

Cosmoprof Asia 2016 drew to a close with historic highs after four days of inspiration, innovation, education and business. The event welcomed 650 new companies this year taking the total number of exhibitors to 2,698 from 49 countries and regions.

732 companies from 19 countries exhibited at the AsiaWorld-Expo (AWE), the venue for packaging, ingredients and processing equipment, from 15-17 November 2016. Finished cosmetics were showcased at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre (HKCEC) from 16-18 November 2016 by 1,966 companies from 49 countries.

Cosmoprof Asia 2016 hosted 24 national and group pavilions from Australia, Belgium, Brazil, California, China, France, Germany, Greece, Hong Kong, Israel, Italy, Japan, Korea, Poland, Singapore, Spain, Switzerland, Taiwan, Thailand, Turkey, UK, USA with inaugural pavilions from Bulgaria and Latvia.

The fair played host to 76,818 trade visitors from 129 countries and regions (21% increase over 2015) including 79 International Buyer Delegations from over 21 countries and regions across Asia, Europe, Middle East and Africa.

“With the strong international representation and presence, Cosmoprof Asia remains the indisputably most important networking opportunity in Asia Pacific for the beauty industry,” said Michael Duck, Executive Vice President, UBM Asia Ltd.

“The plethora of networking events, impressive showcases of innovative products and our exceptional commitment to service and delivery excellence has taken Cosmoprof Asia into a new epoch with its 21st edition,” added Roberto Kerkoc, Vice President, BolognaFiere S.p.A.

AWE Highlights

AWE served as a focused venue for companies specialising in packaging, machinery, OEM, contract manufacturing and raw materials, helping buyers to source more effectively.

The headline event was the first edition of the Innovation Circle Awards, organised in partnership with the world renowned Beautystreams, recognising the most innovative packaging, design and formula. A jury panel comprised of the beauty industry’s elite including AmorePacific, Centdegrés, L’Oreal, Marie Dalgar, Martha Tilaar Group and NYX Cosmetics selected the winners and products were displayed in a prominent area on the show floor.

Cosmoprof Asia will be back in 2017 from 14 to 16 November at AsiaWorld-Expo and from 15 to 17 November at Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre. For further information please visit the fair website:


14TH EDITION: JULY 24 – 26, 2016

Cosmoprof North America (CPNA) furthered its reputation as the leading B2B beauty trade show by introducing revolutionary technologies and forward-thinking programs at the 2015 event, held annually at Mandalay Bay Convention Center in Las Vegas. Close to 30,000 attendees engaged with a record-breaking 1,015 exhibitors from 39 countries to discover unique brand launches, product innovations, new channels for distribution, packaging, and manufacturing; and to form key relationships with top industry professionals and retailers. The three-day event, which takes place under one roof encompassing more than 252,908 square feet, remains the single most important networking opportunity in the United States for all sectors of the global beauty industry: Experience the world of Raw Materials, Packaging and Contract Manufacturing, Private Label, Perfumery and Cosmetics, Natural Health, Beauty Salon and Spa, and Hair and Nails as you’ve never done before.






“About Cosmoprof NA” and “Facts&Figures” ABOUT THE EXHIBITION.



Bologna, Monday March 21st – The 49th edition of Cosmoprof Worldwide closed in Bologna with great success. The largest international trade fair dedicated to the world of beauty saw the participation on the opening day by Mr Ivan Scalfarotto, of the Italian Government. The Ministry of Economic Development has included Cosmoprof Worldwide Bologna between the “Fair of international interest” to be promoted and supported thanks to the collaboration with ITA-Italian Trade Agency.

“The real novelty of Cosmoprof – said Duccio Campagnoli, President of BolognaFiere Cosmoprof – is that it is a trade show that is continuously growing: this year 250,000 visitors attended the show, 2,510 exhibitors (+ 5%). Bologna lived extraordinary days: without presumption but with pride and satisfaction we can say that Cosmoprof is the largest Italian trade fair in the world and the most important platform for the cosmetics industry, both in Italy and in the world, with editions in Las Vegas and Hong Kong. We have been the architects of a real renaissance of Cosmoprof Worldwide today, in Italy and abroad. Cosmoprof is a formidable international company for more than 60 million of annual revenue. This year, with an overbooking of 110,000 net square meters of exhibition space, we had to add 20,000 square meters of outdoor facilities. Bologna hosted thousands of people, creating large numbers in the field of hospitality and services of the whole industry in Bologna.”

A great success has been registered also by Cosmopack. The event dedicated to the beauty supply chain grew by 5.42%and was attended by 21,900 professional visitors from the industry. The conjunction with NUCE – Health World Expo, the event dedicated to nutraceuticals, cosmeceuticals, functional foods and beverages, has been appreciated, and on Thursday 17 and Friday 18 in Bologna the entire production chain of cosmeceuticals was collected.

“The national cosmetics sector, with over 10 billion euro turnover (+ 6.5% in 2015), is able to convey the values ​​of Made in Italy with a winning mix of creativity, innovation and constant attention to the needs of a sophisticated consumers – saidFabio Rossello, President of Cosmetica Italia – The 2016 edition of Cosmoprof Worldwide Bologna has offered a new opportunity to confirm the positive 49 years of collaboration with BolognaFiere Group, with a growing success of visitors and services to the exhibiting companies. The visit to the exhibition of the Undersecretary of the Ministry of Constitutional Reforms and Relations with Parliament, Ivan Scalfarotto, has been a proof of the growing attention that even the institutions paid on a sector which stands out in foreign markets for growing exports at double figure (+ 14.3%) and a trade balance of more than 2 billion euros. It is thanks to these synergies that we consolidated a winning strategy.”

Some additional data characterizing this edition of Cosmoprof: the Green sector has increased of 22,15%, Hair and furniture sectors grew up to 8.20%, Cosmopack, the section dedicated to the industrial chain, grew by 5.42%, the Nail sector registered a +4%. Finally, the Extraordinary Gallery, the section that houses the niche companies with innovative products and future trends, has grown up to 39.09%.


Cosmoprof Worldwide Bologna is waiting for you in 2017 to celebrate its 50th anniversary, from March 16th (with Cosmopack) till March 20th 2017.

“250,000 in Bologna for cosmoprof” E-news, 24 March 2016.


Cosmoprof Asia: The ultimate crossroad for the business in the entire Asia Pacific region!

  • 2,362 exhibitors on 81,500 sqm of exhibition area
  • 22 national and group pavilions
  • Close to 60,000 visitors from 124 countries and regions
  • “International Buyers Programme” invite buyer delegations from emerging countries to attend one-to-one business matching
  • High-end educational opportunities presented by industry experts

ELCOS was honored to attend the exhibition for 20 years.