Cosmoprof North America (CPNA) has opened registration for its 2022 event from July 12 to July 14 at the Las Vegas Convention Center. This year’s event will introduce a two-hall format, with Cosmopack having its own dedicated North Hall and four macro sectors dedicated to finished products encompassing the West Hall—Hair Care, Skin Care & Makeup, Nails and Natural Products.
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The North Hall at Cosmopack comprises exhibiting spaces for innovative ingredients, raw materials, packaging, components, technological advances and more. Also featured are a dedicated Cosmopack Buyer Lounge, special activations and on-floor education.
The West Hall will exhibit finished products within hair, skin care, color cosmetics, nails and natural products. Country Pavilions will showcase authentic elements and innovations from countries with a significant heritage in beauty.
Another addition to the 2022 event is a dedicated display area for Black-owned beauty brands curated by Adrienne Mason and Maria Torres of the Beauty International Group. The area was created to ensure Black-owned beauty brands have access to investment capital, retail distribution, logistics and valuable industry know-how.
Some returning exhibitors at this year’s event include Discover Beauty, Discover Beauty Spotlights, Discover Green, and The Beauty Vanities. Also returning are the Boutique beauty sampling bar, the Buyer Program, Cosmoprof & Cosmopack North America Awards, CosmoTrends, Mentorship Program and Press Zone. CosmoTalks will feature seminars and workshops hosted by beauty insiders like NPD, FIT, Spate, Insider’s Guide to Spas, and Beautystreams.
Enrico Zannini, general manager of BolognaFiere Cosmoprof, said, “Cosmoprof North America is excited to continue its tradition of hosting a powerful, world-class platform for domestic and international retailers, distributors, beauty brands and suppliers to network, share their visionary ideas and foster relationships in an exceptional new arena, now held in a convenient mid-week format. The newly designed two hall format will provide attendees with an increased focus on their specific needs to make the most of their time at the show, as well as newly designed features to ignite inspiration.”
Nina Daily, executive director of the Professional Beauty Association, said, "Cosmoprof North America continues to be a driver for growth, innovation, trends, and thought leadership in the beauty industry. Reconnection with partners and creating new relationships is more important than ever, and we are confident the new format and venue will lead to a successful Cosmoprof North America 2022 and allow attendees to facilitate valuable connections."