Cosmoprof Worldwide Bologna 2015, taking place March 20–23, reported growth on its exhibition floor, including with an increase of 10.9% in the perfumery/cosmetics section.
The event hosted 27 national collectives and focused on connecting international buyers with international distributors and brands.
The co-located Cosmopack pavilion, which opened a day earlier than the main event, grew 5.9% and hosted companies from 33 countries. The event unveiled Mascara Factory, a recreation of a mascara filling line that highlighted packaging and packaging/filling machinery exhibitors. The event featured 420 exhibitors from 33 countries.
Duccio Campagnoli, president of Bologna Fiere (the exhibition center) and Fabio Rossello, president of Cosmetica Italia (that Italian association that represents the industry) welcomed visitors at the opening ceremony of Mascara Factory.
- The event featured more than 240,000 visitors, 80,000 of whom were from abroad.
- The show included 2,493 exhibitors, of which 70% came from abroad.
- Cosmoprof also featured 27 country pavilions, including the United States, France, Korea, China, Taiwan, Poland, Germany, Colombia, Greece, Belgium, Spain, Pakistan, Turkey, Malaysia, Australia, Singapore, Japan, New Zealand, Oceania, the United Kingdom, Israel and Peru.