UBM ASEAN has acquired the Cosmobeauté series of beauty trade exhibitions that are held annually in Vietnam, Malaysia and Indonesia.
These shows are highly complementary to UBM and Informa’s existing beauty events in Thailand (ASEANbeauty and BeyondBeauty ASEAN Bangkok), Vietnam (vietbeauty and Mekong Beauty), Malaysia (beautyexpo), and the Philippines (philbeauty). UBM and Informa also organise large-scale well-established beauty and wellness trade exhibitions in Hong Kong, Shanghai, Chengdu, Japan and India.
“It pleases me and all of UBM to welcome the Cosmobeauté shows to our growing family of top exhibitions,” said Jimé Essink, President and CEO of UBM Asia. “This makes UBM and Informa the clear leader for the beauty trade sector in Asia.”
“The Cosmobeauté shows are now part of a network of the most important beauty exhibitions in Asia,” said M Gandhi, Group Managing Director ASEAN Business and Vice President of UBM Asia. “Bringing these events under a common leadership and management will further align their development and better position each to serve the market.”
The founder of Cosmobeauté, CP Saw will join UBM ASEAN as Director and Head of Beauty Portfolio (ASEAN). “I am pleased to be part of UBM and Informa’s series of leading beauty exhibitions,” said CP Saw.