Cosmoprof Worldwide Bologna 2024 closes with a plus sign

Cosmoprof Worldwide Bologna 2024
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Cosmoprof Worldwide Bologna 2024, which was held March 21-23 at the capital’s exhibition center, closed with excellent results. More than 3,000 companies arriving from 69 countries participated in this edition, which was divided into the Cosmopack, Cosmo Perfumery & Cosmetics and Cosmo Hair Nail & Beauty Salons from Mar. 21-24, up 4 percent from 2023.
On the operator front, 248,500 were those who arrived in Bologna from 150 countries. There was a strong increase in the presence between the corridors of the fair of international stakeholders, with +9% vs 2023. Result also achieved through the support of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation and Agenzia ICE.
Positive results regarding operators arrived from all over Italy, despite the difficulties in reaching Cosmoprof Worldwide Bologna 2024 by public transport due to the national strike on Sunday, March 24.

A growing industry worldwide

The event, therefore, confirms itself as a unique platform for the sector. As well as a key driver of development for an industry that, globally, according to Euromonitor International data, will exceed a value of $670 billion by the end of the year, with an average annual growth of 9 percent expected over the next four years.

Cosmoprof Worldwide Bologna 2024 was also an extremely positive edition for Gianpiero Calzolari, president of BolognaFiere, who confirmed the effervescence of the market and the strategic importance of the event for international operators. “Thanks to synergies with institutions, we hosted world-class buyers from 113 countries. An extraordinary result that responds to the needs of an industry that is one of the flagships of Mmde in Italy, and which deserves due recognition.”

“More than 15 billion euros in turnover, exports at record levels grown by more than 20 percent in one year, a trade balance of more than 4 billion. The Italian cosmetics industry presented itself with these numbers at Cosmoprof Worldwide Bologna, highlighting its prominence and representativeness for made in Italy in source to the fair’s international audience,” was instead the comment of Benedetto Lavino, president of Cosmetica Italia, which brings together cosmetic companies at the national level.

Cosmoprof touring the world

Appreciated was the new format of dates, with all pavilions opening on Thursday. A novelty that boosted incoming and networking with international insiders for all sectors, as stressed by Enrico Zannini, general manager of BolognaFiere and Cosmoprof Worldwide Bologna 2024 “Strengthened by the results of this edition, we are preparing to organize the next international networking events with optimism and confidence. In the coming months we will be in Bangkok, Las Vegas, Hong Kong, Mumbai and Miami. Looking forward to returning again to Bologna for the next edition of Cosmoprof Worldwide Bologna 2025, March 20-23.”