Cosmoprof Asia 2022 relocates to Singapore from HK

organisers moved the event current entry restrictions for travellers to Hong Kong has meant a potential disruption to both exhibitors and visitors for Cosmoprof Asia in November

Organisers of Cosmoprof Asia 2022, BolognaFiere Group and Informa Markets, have revealed that this year’s edition will be relocated from Hong Kong to Singapore.

Cosmoprof Asia will be held from November 16-18, 2022, at the Singapore Expo, keeping the same show dates. Organisers shared in a press release that current entry restrictions for travellers to Hong Kong would most likely bring about a disruption to both exhibitions and visitors, as inbound travel to Hong Kong would likely be subject to quarantine restrictions.

Organisers moved the event to Singapore, citing current entry restrictions to Hong Kong as a problem

“The APAC region remains a crucial reference for global economics, and Cosmoprof Asia is continuing its growth in the area,” said Antonio Bruzzone, general manager of BolognaFiere Group and director of Cosmoprof Asia. “In 2022, Singapore is the best location to welcome stakeholders and professionals again, offering a not-to-be-missed experience to do business in person”.

From the cosmetic supply chain to finished products and brands, all sectors of the beauty industry will be able to gather under one roof, and buyers can easily source from more than 10 product sectors in one venue.

David Bondi, senior vice president – Asia of Informa Markets and director of Cosmoprof Asia, added: “Our proactive decision to relocate the fair from Hong Kong to Singapore shows our determination to help the industry to reconnect in 2022. We are confident in Singapore’s strong reputation as a preferred destination for business events, and look forward to welcoming our delegates from around the world in the Lion City this November.”

When TTGmice asked if this “special edition” could result in a permanent move to Singapore, organisers replied that the team is currently fully invested in the 2022 edition, and will keep the industry posted on updates and plans for 2023.

While waiting to meet face-to-face come November 2022, Cosmoprof Asia’s beauty community will have the opportunity to participate in Cosmoprof Asia Digital Week, a virtual event happening from June 27 to July 5, 2022.

There are five Cosmoprof events in total – Cosmoprof Worldwide Bologna, Cosmoprof North America, Cosmoprof India, Cosmoprof Asia, and Cosmoprof CBE ASEAN. Cosmoprof CBE ASEAN was the fifth exhibition of the network that has been announced, and will be held in Bangkok, Thailand this September, and focus on the cosmetic industry in South-east Asia.

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