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Cosmoprof Bologna '20: New Dates Confirmed: 3-7 September 2020

Tuesday, 25 February 2020 09:55

Further to recent developments and concerns over the spread of Coronavirus in Italy, a joint-decision between Bologna Fiere, the Emilia Romagna Region and the Municipality of Bologna, has resulted in the postponement of Cosmoprof Worldwide Bologna 2020.

Initially scheduled from 14 to 16 March, and then postponed until 12 - 15 June, the Cosmoprof Bologna trade fair has now been RESCHEDULED UNTIL 3 -7 SEPTEMBER.

"The recent developments related to the spread of Coronavirus in Italy have forced us to review the situation," explained Gianpiero Calzolari, President of BolognaFiere. "In agreement with the Emilia Romagna Region and with the Municipality of Bologna we have assessed the situation and decided that to postpone the event is the right course of action to take.”

"The decision to further postpone the event until September confirms our continuing commitment to support the development of the cosmetic industry worldwide" added Enrico Zannini, General Manager of BolognaFiere Cosmoprof SpA. "In this way we can ensure the quality and standards of the event we can offer to the 3,000+ exhibitors and the 265,000 industry professionals who are due to attend in 2020, as in the tradition of Cosmoprof for 53 years now. I would like to thank our exhibitors and our partners for their ongoing understanding in light of the complicated scenario that has continued to unfold in recent weeks.”

"Our objective now is to  reconfirm the momentum of the Italian cosmetic industry, recognised for its excellence  around the world, and to show that its capable of reacting positively even in times of extreme uncertainty such as we are experiencing at the moment," commented Renato Ancorotti, President of Cosmetica Italia, the national association of cosmetic companies. 


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