Cosmoprof enthralls India
Cosmoprof, the global beauty trade giant, makes a successful maiden stint in India.
Cosmoprof decided to venture into the Indian market with a preview show. BolognaFiere together with UBM India successfully concluded the preview edition of Cosmoprof India, at the Sahara Star Hotel, Mumbai. With an enthusiastic response from exhibitors and visitors alike, the Cosmoprof platform has now officially established its presence in India. The two day event on 10th and 11th of September hosted 107 companies from 15 countries. The show presented new opportunities for brands of finished products, such as toiletries, salon, hair, nail and accessories, and for supply chains, with the leaders in contract manufacturing and private labels, applicators, primary and secondary packaging, raw materials and ingredients. The expo was well received by the industry and was attended by Importers, exporters, distributors, salon & spa owners, modern trade retailers, trade commissions, etc.
The Show was inaugurated in the presence of Pushkaraj Shenai, CEO, Lakme Lever; Namrata Soni, Bollywood Make Up Artist; Samir Srivastav, CEO, JCB Salon; Cinzia Barbieri, Board Member, BolognaFiere Cosmoprof S.p.A.; Giorgio Contini, International Director, BolognaFiere SpA; Enrico Zannini, General Manager, BolognaFiere Cosmoprof; Mattia Miglio, International Marketing Manager, BolognaFiere Cosmoprof; Michael Duck, Executive Vice President, UBM Asia Ltd.; Yogesh Mudras, Managing Director, UBM India and Rahul Deshpande, Group Director, UBM India amidst an industry gathering.
Mudras said, “We are finally entering an era in which the Indian beauty industry is defining its claim in the world market and thriving. Cosmoprof India has offered an extremely wide platform to an even broader B2B consumer base.”
Barbieri said, “We are very proud of the good results of this preview edition of Cosmoprof India. 3898 Indian beauty professionals, buyers, distributors and companies visited the expo to meet both local and international companies in order to match their business needs. We are already looking forward to the next edition, scheduled from 12 to 14 June 2019 at the Bombay Convention & Exhibition Centre (BCEC), and we really think that Cosmoprof India will soon become a reference event for the beauty industry in India and South Asia region”
Cosmoprof India Preview also included Cosmotalks, Cosmoprof OnStage and International Buyer Program. There were collaborations of internationally renowned partners such as Beautystreams, Euromonitor, ICMAD – Independent Cosmetic Manufacturers and Distributors, Centdegrés, Kline & Company and JCKRC SPA Destination.