Organised by French industry body Cosmetics Valley, the event is dedicated exclusively to innovation, and to this aim Cosmetic 360 has evolved as a novel international trade fair offering turnkey solutions to professionals wanting to build the beauty products of tomorrow.
In 2015 around 150 exhibitors attended the international Cosmetic 360 trade fair, organised by the Cosmetic Valley competitiveness cluster, and this year that number is expected to more than 200 exhibitors when the doors to the two-day event are opened on October 13th.
Double the event floor space
Indeed, in an effort to support the expansion, the event will take have a 5,000 square metre space devoted to cope with the increased number of exhibitors, a space that represents a 50% increase compared to last year.
Again this year’s event will be focused on all areas of the cosmetics, fragrance and personal care supply chain, including ingredients, formulation, packaging, testing and finished products.
Ultimately Cosmetic Valley wants to platform the large number of players that support the industry in France and is aiming to make Cosmetic 360 the go to in innovation for SMEs, microenterprises and start-ups with innovative projects.
The focus on innovation will again be paramount at the show, and to demonstrate this there will be more than 200 new innovation being showcased across all areas of the business, from packaging to ingredients.
New at Cosmetics 360 this year
This year the event will also be highlighting its international credentials with the introduction of the World Innovation & Cosmetic Cluster Summit, which will be held on October 14th.
This summit will be focuses on bringing together working partnerships between partner companies that work within the Cosmetics Valley cluster with around 12 international clusters who will be showcasing innovations representing potential partnerships during the event.
More details about the event will be made available in the course of the next few months, but in the meantime information about visitor registration and exhibiting can be found by clicking here.