Cosmoprof North America

14th Annual CPNA Saw Record-Breaking Numbers

Cosmoprof North America has attained record-breaking exhibitor attendance and ticket sales for its 2016 event. The business-to-business beauty trade show was held at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center in Las Vegas, covering 280,991 square feet (10% larger than last year’s space). The show saw 33,750 attendees (a 12.5% increase over 2015) and 1,154 exhibitors, representing 38 countries (a 12% increase over 2015).

BSB Reader Discount for Cosmoprof North America!

Cosmoprof North America is right around the corner! As an exclusive, special offer, Beauty Store Business readers can purchase show tickets at a 50% discount by using code “2016BEAUTY.”

Beauty store owners can also register with the following manufacturers reps to take advantage of two complimentary show tickets: Gerry Udell Inc., Greg Dawson & Associates, Jay Halaby + Associates, The Kirschner Group, Southeast Rep Services, Ted Fishman & Associates, Van Nest Company and The Freeman Group. Complimentary badges may not be obtained after July 1.

Coleman/Harrison Beauty Brand Agents Expands Into the Southwest

Coleman/Harrison Beauty Brand Agents, which debuted last year in the Northeast and Midwest, is now in the Southwest—Texas, Louisiana, Arkansas and Oklahoma.

Industry veteran Steve Simon has joined the manufacturers rep firm as Coleman/Harrison Beauty Brand Agents' Southwest partner. Simon is managing accounts in Texas and Louisiana, where he has more than 25 years of experience. He can be reached at steves@colemanharrison.com.

CPNA 2016 to Debut DISCOVER Green Program

Cosmoprof North America is launching DISCOVER Green, a special area on the show floor this year for companies dedicated to green, eco-friendly, clean, organic and/or natural beauty products.

CPNA officials say that the decision to include a new “green” section comes on the heels of increased consumer awareness about the environmental impact and ingredient safety from the products—including in beauty and wellness—that they purchase.