2013 proved to be a record year for Cosmoprof North America, both in terms of the largest number of attendees in the show’s history and the largest number of participating exhibitors.
According to the organizers, the event, which was held at the Mandalay Bay Convention Centre in Las Vegas, Nevada on 14-16 July, 2013 featured 892 exhibiting companies, including 314 international exhibitors from 38 countries, along with over 26,000 attendees, an 8% increase over the previous year.
“Cosmoprof North America continues to expand and innovate while remaining North America’s most influential event for the professional beauty industry. Along with Cosmoprof Worldwide Bologna and Cosmoprof Asia, BolognaFiere Group provides a unified platform that continues to meet the needs of the global beauty industry,” said Duccio Campagnoli, President of BolognaFiere Group and SoGeCos, the co-organisers of Cosmoprof North America, together with Professional Beauty Association.
Emerging brand on the spotlight
Discover Beauty, the program dedicated to emerging brands with the aim to assists them in finding the appropriate retail market, while highlighting new trends, enrolled 19 brands. All of them were also competing for the Discover Beauty Award, which was scooped by Italian brand Skin & Co Roma.
Cosmoprof North America also brought back Spotlights for a second year as part of the Discover Beauty program. This exhibit space offered smaller companies that excel on creativity the opportunity to showcase their products at the show inside a clean high-end environment. “With 20 brands in the program, Spotlights was consistently busy throughout the show and featured small artisan labels that are a prime fit for high-end retail stores, boutiques, salons and spas,” said the organisers.
Cosmoprof North America 2014 will take place on 13-15 July at the Mandalay Bay Convention Centre in Las Vegas.