Cosmoprof North America is a trade show for beauty industry professionals ONLY. This event is not open to the general public. The event is focused in particular on the distributors, OTC’s, manufacturers and buyers of professional beauty products and retail stores.
Cosmoprof North America – a trade show for beauty industry professionals ONLY. This event is not open to the public. This event is focused in particular on the distributors, OTC’s, manufacturers and buyers of professional beauty products and retail stores.
PBA Business Forum – The Professional Beauty Association’s (PBA) provides an overview of the key trends and issues effecting the beauty industry as well as providing attendees with an update of PBA’s key initiatives and strategic initiatives.
Cosmoprof Happy Hour – All registered attendees and exhibitors are invited to attend the new Cosmoprof Happy Hour, featuring the Cosmoprof and Cosmopack Awards. Join us from 6:00 – 8:00p.m. for networking, light appetizers and a cash bar. The winners of the Cosmoprof and Cosmopack Awards will also be presented during the event. Complimentary admission.
City of Hope: Spirit of Life Award – City of Hope is a leading research and treatment center for cancer, diabetes and other life-threatening diseases. The professional beauty industry gathers at Cosmoprof North America for dinner and an awards ceremony to honor one of the industry’s leaders with the Spirit of Life Award, City of Hope’s most prestigious honor, for their outstanding business and philanthropic achievements.
Yes, Individual members may purchase one show ticket at 50% off. Benefit Recipients of PBA Business members also receive 50% off admission to the show. The PBA member discount is not valid for E-members. PBA membership must be current at time of ticket registration to be eligible for discount pricing. To become a PBA Member and additional information, please click here.
Not a problem. Attendees may request a visa letter during the registration process. However, you must complete and pay in full for your registration before your visa letter will be issued. There are NO EXCEPTIONS to this requirement. Exhibitors requiring visa letters should contact their sales representative for assistance.
Go into your registration to request a confirmation orif you purchased your ticket online or by phone, you can request a duplicate confirmation from the Registration Help Desk at 800.310.7554. A “reminder” confirmation will go out prior to the show.
Cosmoprof North America is one venue with products organized into three sections. Attendees are allowed entrance into all three-show sections.
COSMETICS & PERSONAL CARE – dedicated to the retail channels of the cosmetics industry including all skin, hair, nail, and tools for retail. For companies that have products more heavily geared towards consumers rather than professionals. Products sold to the public via websites, beauty supply stores, department stores, drug stores, etc.
COSMOPACK – dedicated to the entire beauty industry, from production supply chain from raw materials to machinery, formulation to packaging, including contract manufacturing, private label, and business tools and POS systems.
PROFESSIONAL BEAUTY – dedicated to the professional channels of the cosmetics industry including all skin, hair, nail, and tools/services for professional use in salons or spas. For companies that have products and services heavily geared towards being sold to licensed professionals AND/OR to be used in a salon or spa setting and/or mainly sold by distributors.
No. Instructors may attend the show but please keep in mind; this is not a typical hair show. The floor is business-to-business only with no cash-and-carry sales and there is no technical hair or nail education on or off the show floor.
Children under the age of 16 (including infants) will not be admitted to the show for liability reasons. No exceptions! Cosmoprof North America does not offer babysitting services. If you need in-room childcare service, please contact Nannies & Housekeepers U.S.A at (702) 451-0021 and mention Cosmoprof North America to receive a discount. For additional information, please click here.
Yes, they may purchase a 1-day or 3-day badge. Benefit Recipients of PBA Business members receive 50% off admission to the show. PBA membership must be current at time of ticket registration to be eligible for discounted pricing.
Both will typically buy directly from the manufacturer and sell to salons. An OTC however, will have a store where they may sell to the public and/or salon professionals (80% of business must be to salon and spa professionals to get on the business floor). A distributor may also have stores and a warehouse to store their product.
If you have special needs that require assistance, Cosmoprof North American will make every effort to accommodate those needs in order to ensure your participation. Please contact us at least four weeks prior to the show at 800.468.2274. Wheelchair and scooter rental service is available at Mandalay Bay Convention Center; please call 702.632.7777 and ask to speak to the Bell Desk.