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2018 CPNA Special Projects and Collaborations

Accelerate your business by getting involved in CPNA’s exclusive programs.

‘ASK THE EXPERT’ SERIES NEW!

CPNA will host a one-day series featuring experts representing different areas that are crucial to running a beauty business. On the show floor there will be a specially designated area where attendees can go to get 10-minute meetings with an expert.

Beauty Pitch: Angels Series NEW!

The 2018 Beauty Pitch Angels program will allow small to medium-sized companies to come face-to-face with a group of qualified angel investors for open pitch presentations held in a closed off room on the show floor on Sunday, July 29th from 1:00pm – 5:00pm. Each pitch will be 15-minutes long, to allow the entrepreneur to present their current sales, distribution model/opportunities and need for funding.

NEW PRODUCT BUYER PREVIEW EVENT NEW!

12:00pm – 2:00pm
*By Invitation Only

The New Product Buyer Preview Event will feature up to 20 companies that will be launching new products at the show. All buyers are invited to participate, enjoy lunch, and discover the newness unveiled at the show.

CONNECTED BEAUTY PRODUCT OF 2050 NEW!

Cosmoprof North America is proud to announce a special collaboration with the FIDM/Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising that reinforces innovation and continuous education in the ever-evolving world of beauty. Beginning mid-April through mid-June 2018, FIDM undergraduate students will be challenged to create a connected beauty concept for 2050. Finalists’ concepts will be featured exclusively at the show.The top concept will be determined through public social voting from June 16th through July 6th, 2018.

FOUNDER’S FACTORY NEW!

Founders Factory is a new model in business creation, with genuine ambition and breadth, backed by some of the world’s leading corporates across six sectors: L’Oréal (Beauty), easyJet (Travel), Aviva (Fintech), Holtzbrinck (Education), Guardian Media Group (Media) and CSC Group (Artificial Intelligence). Positioned at the very heart of the global tech community and benefiting from its strong links to Founders Forum, Founders Factory is building and scaling over 200 early stage technology companies across six sectors within five years.

Open to exhibitors and attendees alike, meet a key company executive during show hours (Monday, July 30th and Tuesday, July 31st from 10am – 12pm) to see if you can qualify to be enrolled in the accelerator program and attain a package value in excess of $200,000!

INTERACTIVE TECHNOLOGY

Discover new technology to differentiate you from the competition and walk away with valuable insights you can
implement right away.

MATERIAL CONNEXION NEW!

Material ConneXion, a SANDOW company and world’s leader in material innovation will be showcasing an Innovation Wall focused on the topic of Holistic Approach to Sustainable Packaging. Interact with the screen to learn about unconventional sustainable materials such as
Ocean Plastics/Bio-Made materials.

And don’t miss the Material Connextion supporting conference on Monday, July 30th!