Cosmoprof Bologna: a complete guide

Manu Luize
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Cosmoprof Bologna is the premier international trade show for the beauty industry, held annually in Bologna, Italy. With exhibitors and visitors from all over the world, this event is the perfect opportunity to discover the latest trends and innovations in the beauty industry, connect with industry experts, and find new products.

Cosmoprof Bologna is one of the most important international trade fairs for the beauty industry. So here is a complete guide to help you get the most out of your Cosmoprof Bologna experience.

Cosmoprof Bologna guide

What is the Cosmoprof Worldwide Bologna?

Cosmoprof Bologna is a highly-anticipated event that brings together the best of the beauty industry.

The event provides a platform for beauty professionals to connect with others in the industry. It brings numerous exhibitors from beauty companies from all over the world where you can check new products, new trends, and new manufacturers. Apart from that, it also includes a variety of workshops, seminars, and conferences where industry experts share their knowledge and insights. This is an excellent opportunity to learn about the latest trends, technologies, and techniques in the industry.

Cosmoprof Bologna is divided into three different trade shows, each dedicated to a specific sector of the industry.

Exhibition Sectors

Cosmoprof guide

Cosmoprof Bologna is divided into different exhibition sectors and halls to make it easy for visitors to navigate. Some of the sectors include:

  • Cosmopack: for manufacturers of packaging, machinery, and raw materials.
  • Cosmo Perfumery & Cosmetics: for finished cosmetic products and perfumes.
  • Cosmo Hair & Nail & Beauty Salon: for hair, nail, and beauty salon products.
  • Cosmo Country: for exhibitors from specific countries.
  • Cosmo Green & Organic: for natural and organic products.
  • CosmoPrime: for high-end cosmetic and beauty products.

You can check a part of a Cosmoprof vlog I did some years ago, to understand better how it’s the inside of Cosmoprof:

Activities available at the Cosmoprof

Cosmoprof Bologna offers a wide range of activities, including conferences, workshops, and networking events. Some of the popular activities include:

  • CosmoTalks: a series of conferences that cover various topics related to the beauty industry.
  • Cosmo Factory: a “behind the scenes” of a cosmetic product .
  • Beauty Tech Area: where you can visit a selection of hi-tech companies.
  • On Hair Shows: where you can learn and check all the latest trends in the hair-care sector
  • Cosmoprof Awards: which recognize the best products and innovations in the industry, it’s another highlight of the event. This is an excellent opportunity to discover new brands and products that are making waves in the industry.

Who is it for?

Cosmoprof worldwide Bologna

Cosmoprof Bologna is a must-attend event for anyone involved in the beauty industry, including small business owners, established global brands, makeup artists, hairdressers, estheticians, nail technicians, beauty bloggers and influencers, beauty retailers, distributors, manufacturers, and buyers.

What can you expect to see?

At Cosmoprof Bologna, you can expect to see the latest products and innovations in the beauty industry. This includes skincare, haircare, makeup, perfumes, nail products, and more. Brands showcase their latest product launches and new technologies. The event also features startup companies, providing a platform for emerging brands to showcase their products and services.

Dates and Location

Cosmoprof Bologna takes place in the BolognaFiere Exhibition Centre in Bologna, Italy. The fair usually lasts for four days, and the dates vary from year to year. For example, in 2024, the fair will take place from March 21st to 24th.

Why should you attend?

Cosmoprof Bologna - the full guide

Cosmoprof Bologna is the perfect opportunity to stay up-to-date with the latest trends, products, and innovations in the beauty industry. It is an excellent opportunity to network with others in the industry, make new business connections, and discover new opportunities.

For beauty professionals who are looking to expand their business, Cosmoprof Bologna is an excellent opportunity to connect with distributors, retailers, and buyers from all over the world. This is a great way to expand your business and reach new customers.

Finally, attending Cosmoprof Bologna is a fun and inspiring experience. It’s an opportunity to connect with like-minded individuals, learn from industry experts, and discover new products and brands. It’s a must-attend event for anyone who is passionate about the beauty industry.

Basically I feel like it’s like going to Disneyland for beauty professionals, no matter how many times you visit it, there will always be something new to see and learn.

Getting There

BolognaFiere is easy to get to by car, train, or plane. If you are coming by car, the exhibition center is just off the A14 motorway. If you are coming by train, Bologna Central Station is only two kilometers away. The exhibition center is also easily accessible by plane, as it is located just 10 kilometers from Bologna’s international airport.


There are many hotels near the BolognaFiere Exhibition Centre that cater to the needs of visitors. However, it is advisable to book your accommodation in advance, as hotels tend to fill up quickly during the fair.


To attend Cosmoprof Bologna, you can register in advance or buy your ticket at the fair. You can register online at the official Cosmoprof Bologna website or at the fair’s entrance. It is advisable to register online to avoid losing time in any lines to buy your ticket at the entrance.

Final Thoughts

Cosmoprof: skincare trends
24k gold face mask device created by the beauty expert Margie Lombard at Margy’s Monte Carlo, check the video here

Whether you are a small business owner or a global brand, attending Cosmoprof Bologna is a must-do event for anyone involved in the beauty industry.

Cosmoprof Bologna is an excellent opportunity for businesses and professionals in the beauty industry to network, discover the latest trends, and showcase their products and services. With this guide, you should be able to get the most out of your experience at the fair. Don’t forget to plan your visit in advance, and make sure to take advantage of all the activities and opportunities available at Cosmoprof Bologna.

Get ready to be inspired by the latest trends, connect with industry experts, and discover new products at this exciting event!

Posted by Manu Luize
Manu Luize is a fashion and beauty blogger with over 10 years of experience. As an expert in fashion and beauty, she has been writing about chic outfits, stunning nail art, amazing decor tips, and great travel destinations.