At the annual Association of Event Organizers (AEO) Awards, in-cosmetics Global took home “Best International Show, Europe.”
The awards, which took place at London’s Grosvenor House, recognize and celebrate the achievements of event organizers, venues and suppliers. in-cosmetics Global was feted for its 2018 edition, held in Amsterdam.
Attracting more than 9,000 unique visitors from a variety of leading companies, in-cosmetics Global 2018 saw 7% growth over the previous year, with international attendance increased by 19% to account for 88% of all visitors.
The event also featured 773 exhibiting suppliers; the launch of the ‘silent’ R&D tours, wherein participants wear wireless headphones to learn about ingredients and technologies being launched at the show; and the hands-on Formulation Lab.
“We are incredibly proud to win this prestigious award, which cements our reputation as the world’s leading event for inspiration, education and networking in the personal care industry,” said Roziani Zulkifli, event director, in-cosmetics Global. “We are always striving to bring fresh ideas to the event and improve our show experience for all attendees, so it’s a real coup to be rewarded for our efforts.”
For 2020, in-cosmetics Global—which held its 2019 event in Paris—is heading to Barcelona, running March 31-April 2.