UPDATE: Following the announcement of the Italian government’s emergency decrees to limit the spread of COVID-19 within the country and the measures that other countries in Europe, Asia and the US have taken, BolognaFiere SpA, the organiser of Cosmoprof Worldwide Bologna has announced a further postponement of Cosmoprof Worldwide Bologna 2020.
To protect the investment of companies and operators in the cosmetic industry, the event will now take place from September 3 – 7, 2020.
“The latest news concerning Novel Coronavirus in Italy has forced us to review our positions,” says Gianpiero Calzolari, President of BolognaFiere. “In agreement with the Regional Government of Emilia Romagna and with the Municipality of Bologna, we have assessed the situation, and postponing the event is currently the most correct solution, to support Italian institutions engaged today in protecting our health.”
Enrico Zannini, General Manager of BolognaFiere Cosmoprof, said that the decision to postpone was proof of their commitment to support the development of the beauty industry. “In this way we can offer to the over 3,000 exhibitors of this edition and to the 265,000 operators attending our exhibition every year a high-quality business event, as in the tradition of Cosmoprof. I would like to thank our exhibitors and our partners for their understanding in the latest weeks, due to the complicated scenario in which we are involved. Thanks to the collaboration of the entire industry, our event in June will be a key moment for our sector.”
The 2020 program and special initiatives will not undergo substantial changes. In particular, the activities outlined in recent months are guaranteed to optimise the business opportunities of the operators attending the event in Bologna.