Nov30

International SPA Association and Cosmoprof Worldwide Bologna Unite

Wednesday, 30 November 2016

The International SPA Association (ISPA) announced a new collaboration with Cosmoprof Worldwide Bologna, focusing on leveraging the assets of each organization to help further the reach of ISPA through the COSMOPROF WORLDWIDE network on a global basis.

“Cosmoprof Worldwide Bologna is the premier event for the global beauty industry,” said ISPA Chairman Todd Shaw. “We are thrilled to be collaborating with this prestigious group as we continue to provide education that supports ISPA’s global membership.”

ISPA is recognized worldwide as the leading professional organization and voice of the spa industry that provides invaluable educational and networking opportunities, promotes the value of the spa experience and speaks as the authoritative voice to foster professionalism and growth. ISPA will host a spa forum in collaboration with Cosmoprof Worldwide Bologna followed by other initiatives designed to support the global spa community. The SPA FORUM in collaboration with ISPA will be a two-day conference hosted on Friday, March 17 and Saturday, March 18, 2017.

Cosmoprof Worldwide Bologna, the B2B leading international exhibition on trends related to the cosmetics industry organized by Bologna Fiere, celebrates its 50th anniversary from Friday, March 17 to Monday, March 20, 2017. Cosmoprof Worldwide Bologna is the go-to-event for the global beauty industry, thanks to credibility gained over 50 years. Cosmoprof Worldwide Bologna has events around the world as part of an international network, providing companies with a global presence and expertise.

“ISPA is world-known for its outstanding education and member roster base involving leading key decision makers in the spa community,” said Enrico Zannini, Director Cosmoprof Worldwide. “We are pleased to start our initial collaboration starting with the upcoming COSMOPROF WORLDWIDE BOLOGNA 2017 edition whereby ISPA will be hosting a two-day spa forum and then continuing to evolve the collaboration into more ways that can be meaningful to the spa industry at a global level.”

The 2016 edition of Cosmoprof Worldwide Bologna reported record numbers, with more than 200,000 visitors and 2,510 exhibitors, of which 73 percent came from abroad.