What’s On

What’s On 2015/2016

A guide to the key trade events for 2015 and 2016. Are you running an event? If so, do contact us for a free listing and news promotion.

2015

October

4-5  Olympia Beauty, Olympia, London. The exhibition provides a unique and invaluable opportunity to showcase your products direct to an affluent audience who are committed to spending money on their businesses & themselves. Olympiabeauty.co.uk

10-12  Salon International: Salon International is the ultimate event for hairdressing professionals everywhere. This three day event combines a bustling exhibition hall full of professional brands, products and services. W: salonexhibitions.co.uk

18-23: Tax Free World Exhibition Venue: Palais des Festivals, Cannes, France
Over 500 companies representing over 300 brands exhibit at the event. Once a year, the world’s duty free and travel retail industry meets in Cannes
for five days of ideas-sharing, business development and networking. 
The reason is TFWA World Exhibition & Conference, the only truly global event 
for anyone marketing to international travellers. Website: www.tfwa.com

November

2: CEW Achiever Awards, Jemeriah Carlton Tower. Visit cew.co.uk

5: COPRA Ball, Park Plaza Hotel, Westminster Bridge, London SE1.The UK retail beauty industry’s leading social event of the year. Contact: Camilla Pascucci (for further information and ticket enquiries Tel: 020 8451 4582  E-mail: hello@Copra.org, General information, visit: www.copra.org

December

4-8: The Clothes Show, NEC, Birmingham. Visit clothesshow.com

2016

January

17-19: Top Drawer Spring, Earls Court, London. A retail trade gift show which attracts retail buyers from department stores and specialist outlets. 700 exhbitors. Organised by: Clarion Events. Website: topdrawer.co.uk

February

7-11 Spring Fair, National Exhibition Centre, Birmingham. A leading gifts and toiletries exhibition. For further information contact Trade Promotion Services Ltd, 19th Floor, Leon House, 233 High Street, Croydon CR0 9XT. Tel: 020 8277 5844 Fax: 020 8277 5887. Visit: springfair.com

28-29: Professional Beauty & Organic/Natural Show, ExCel: With 33,805* visitors and over 450 exhibitors

March

18-21: Cosmoprof Worldwide, Fairground District, Bologna, Italy. Organised by SoGeCoS s.p.a: Via Filargo, 38-20143 Milan, Italy. Tel: 00 39 02 796 420  Fax: 00 39 02 795036, email: sogecos@cosmoprof.it, website: cosmoprof.com. There will be over 2,000 exhibitors of fragrance, cosmetics, skincare, toiletries and spa products and equipment. The total exhibition area will be over 80,000 square meters. Well over 130,000 trade visitors are expected to attend. The British delegation is organised by Group UK, The Barn, Cow Lane, High Street, Bushey, Hertfordshire WD23 3EL. Tel: 020 8420 4005  Fax: 01923 772 770. Contact Howard Phillips, Sales & Marketing Manager (howard@groupuk.net)

25-28: Easter Holiday UK

April

12-14: In-cosmetics – Fiera Milano, Milan, Italy. The leading international business platform for personal care ingredients, formulators and marketers.  www.in-cosmetics.com

CEW Awards Lunch … date to be confirmed

May

2: Bank Holiday

8-9: Beauty UK, NEC, Birmingham. A trade show for professional beauty practitioners including therapists, salon owners and nail technicians. For further information visit www.beautyserve.com/beautyuk

11: Supply & Buy – annual business development event bringing together leading buyers with new and developing brands. Some 29 top buyers from 40 leading retailers attended the 2015 event. Contact sales@supplyandbuy.com

14-15: Anti-Ageing Show, Olympia

15-17: Pulse, Olympia – Fashion, gifts, living: pulse-london.com

18: Copra Lunch, The Dorchester, London. One of the industry’s leading networking and trade awards event of the year. For tickets email hello@copra.org

24-26 Beautyworld Middle East, Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre, Dubai. The largest international trade fair for beauty products cosmetics and perfumery in the Middle East, the exhibition has grown in stature as the key networking and sourcing platform for the beauty and cosmetics industries.
This year’s event featured over 700 exhibitors and in excess of 15,000 trade only visitors. With an amazing array of  products and services from all over the world, it gives visitors the opportunity to source cutting edge products and services as well as  learn about and discuss the latest market trends.
Go to: www.messefrankfurtmiddleeast.com/beautyworld