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COSMOPROF ASIA 2012 Turns the Spotlight on Conferences and Events

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14-16 November, Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre
HONG KONG /PRNewswire/ — This edition of Cosmoprof Asia turns the spotlight on conferences and events in different beauty sectors to inform and instruct industry insiders. The programme of seminars will cover a wide range of topics and markets.

The Asia Hair Masters Association (AHMA) will organise its annual Summit during Cosmoprof Asia.

The 5th Cosmoprof Asia Spa Conference will feature 11 spa gurus to discuss new spa trends and business implications, with special focus on Spa Operations.

Hong Kong Professional Nailist Union Competition 2012 will be the spotlight event at the main stage of Grand Hall Avenue.
AHMA Summit and Hairstyling Award Final 2012
This year, the Asia Hair Masters Association (AHMA) will organise its annual Summit on 14 and 15 November at Cosmoprof Asia. During the two-day Summit, the Association will be hosting a series of hairstyling-related activities, including the AHMA Hairstyling Award Final, hair shows and seminars. England’s renowned hair master Mark Leeson (nominated for the British Hairdresser of the Year in 2011 & 2012) and Schwarzkopf Professional will take part in the AHMA hair show on 14 November and host hair seminars on 15 November.
Cosmoprof Asia 2012 SPA Conference
Running since 2008, the Cosmoprof Asia Spa Conference featuring a prestigious panel of international spa gurus will discuss new spa trends and business implications, with special focus on Spa Operations — Training, Pricing & Customer Retention.
In the first session on “Spa Trends”, Georgia Lee, Founder of DrGL® will share successful strategies for running a medi-spa in Asia. Kathryn Moore, Director of Operations for MSPA International, will present the wellness trends in spas in the coming 10 years. A panel discussion on “Staff Training” will follow, anchored by Ceri Silk, Regional Area Manager Asia-Pacific of SKEYNDOR, Jeff Mathews, President & COO of Mandara Spa Asia Ltd, Lisa Mak, Managing Director of Bodywize Wellness and Pamela Adkins, Executive Educational Director of Takara International Esthetic College.
The second panel discussion will focus on the elements needed to attract and retain customers. The panel will comprise Derek Barton, Managing Director of Barr + Wray (HK) Ltd, Samantha Arnold, Regional Vice President — Asia, Aromatherapy Associates, Lynsey Hughes, Spa Director of Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group and Sharon Codner, Regional Spa Director (Asia) of the Peninsula Hong Kong.
Both panel discussions will be moderated by Melinda Yon, Senior Academic Staff, Diploma in Wellness, Lifestyle and Spa Management, at the Republic Polytechnic in Singapore.
Focus on China seminars
“International Cosmetic Conference 2012 — Growing your business in China” will give an in-depth analysis of the Chinese cosmetic market, the evolution in sales channels and the needs of consumers. This session is designed to help foreign brands understand the opportunities and challenges of entering the cosmetics market in China, and fostering cooperation between brands and the Chinese beauty industry.
“How to enter the Chinese Cosmetic Market: Analysis of New Regulations and Introduction of Important Regulations” is a must-attend session to learn how to process cosmetic import registration. Attendees will be given an update on the newly released government policies and health/safety regulations.
Industrial and trends seminars
“Discover the Packaging World” is dedicated to cosmetic manufacturers, brand owners and packaging suppliers. Industry experts will address the latest challenges, trends and technologies for cosmetic packaging and design. Topical issues such as sustainable cosmetic development and the economic cost of cosmetic packaging will also be discussed.
Organic Monitor, first-rate provider of global research and consultation, will share its research and observation of the natural and organic products industry during the seminar “Opportunities in the Global Market for Natural & Organic Cosmetics”. The expert analysis and insight provided will assist companies to make important business decisions and plans to achieve growth in the organic beauty sector.
The leading trend forecast agency, Beautystreams, will present “A Season of Faith: Autumn-Winter 2013/14 Trend Forecast”. The seminar will take the audience through key themes of the season, presenting an original view across specific categories: colors, themes, hair, makeup and nail looks, olfactory, skin care, prints, packaging, and visual merchandising. Fueled by a team of global experts, the seminar will also explore the important sociological macrotrends behind each theme.
Grand Hall Avenue
A brand-new initiative for 2012, the “Grand Hall Avenue” is a dedicated area providing a main stage for live events including nail competition, product demonstrations by exhibitors previewing the latest trends and technique in aesthetic, nail art and professional make up etc.
Special highlight will be the Hong Kong Professional Nailist Union Competition 2012. The event will feature contestants from around the world as well as a renowned and experienced international judging panel.
For updated details of the events and enrollment, please visit
Notes to Editors:
Cosmoprof Asia is organised by Cosmoprof Asia Ltd, a joint venture company between UBM Asia Ltd and BolognaFiere Group.
About UBM Asia (
Owned by UBM plc listed on the London Stock Exchange, UBM Asia operates in 19 market sectors with headquarters in Hong Kong and subsidiary companies across Asia, including UBM China in Shanghai, Hangzhou, Guangzhou and Beijing. We have over 240 products including trade fairs, conferences, trade publications, B2B/B2C portals and virtual event services. As Asia’s leading exhibition organiser and the biggest commercial organiser in China, India and Malaysia, we stage the leading events of their kind across the region. Our 200 events, 24 publications and 16 vertical portals serve over 1,000,000 quality exhibitors, visitors, conference delegates, advertisers and subscribers from all over the world with high value face-to-face business-matching events, quality and instant market news and industry trends, and round-the-clock online trading networks and sourcing platforms. We have over 1,100 staff in 21 major cities across Asia, stretching from Japan to Turkey.

About BolognaFiere Group (
BolognaFiere Group, a world’s leading trade show organizer in the cosmetics, fashion, architecture and building, art and culture sectors, features in its portfolio more than 80 exhibitions, among domestic and international events. SoGeCos S.p.A., as organizer of Cosmoprof Worldwide Bologna (established 1967), the most important beauty meeting point in the world that will take place in Bologna next March 8-11 2013, has the privilege to work with the beauty industry in the 5 continents and to monitor new emerging markets where there is a demand for cosmetics products. The International platform offered by Cosmoprof, with its events in Hong Kong (established 1996) and Las Vegas (established 2002) is a real warranty of result in the beauty industry all over the world.
UBM Asia Ltd
Ms Amy Ng Tel. +852 2516 1659 |
Ms Janice Poon Tel. +852 2516 2117 |
Annalisa Beretta Tel. +39 02 454708225 |
Isabella Bonvicini Tel. +39 051 282261 | +39 335 7995370 |
Source: UBM Asia

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October 16, 2012 at 11:38 am

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