Cosmoprof North America, the three-day B2B beauty trade show held annually at Mandalay Bay Convention Center in Las Vegas, closed the doors of its latest edition with record-breaking figures: close to 30,000 attendees engaged with 1,017 exhibitors on 12-14 July 2015.
“Major retailers come to Cosmoprof North America to find what’s the newest and best in beauty from entrepreneurial companies. Organizations such as Barney’s NY, Ulta, C.O. Bigelows, Apothia, Duane Reade, HSN, Kohl’s, HSN, Pharmaca, Amazon.com, Beauty.com, Beauty Bar, Murale, MAS Global, Chalhoub Group and many more were all present at the show,” claims the organisers.
As far as exhibitors were concerned, this year’s event had a strong international presence featuring 356 international exhibitors representing 39 countries, including nine country pavilions from Australia, Brazil, China/Taiwan, Ecuador, Italy, Pakistan, Peru, South Korea and Spain.
Eventually, this year, the event introduced three brand new special areas to its lineup:
- Discover Scent, which featured 13 companies representing artisanal high-end fragrances and fragrance suppliers and was developed in partnership with Sniffapalooza, an organization that unites fragrance aficionados and industry heavyweights worldwide.
- Tones of Beauty, which was dedicated to the growing multicultural beauty market and hosted ten brands across five distinct categories - skin, hair, cosmetics, fragrance, and lifestyle.
- International Business Forum & Exhibition - Focus on the Beauty Supply Chain, serving as a business platform for companies specialized in packaging, machinery, OEM and raw materials.
Cosmoprof North America will return to Mandalay Bay Convention Center for its 2016 event July 24 - 26.