F.A.Q.

THE EXHIBITION

Cosmofarma Exhibition

The leading event in the European pharmaceutical world and in the field of Health Care, Beauty Care and all the services related to these sectors. Thanks to the many conventions, conferences and ECM courses, Cosmofarma offers an exceptional opportunity for professional updating and discussion, which is now an essential element in an even more evolving regulatory and political environment.

Nutraceuticals Conference by Nuce

A two-day conference about nutraceuticals, scheduled on 20th-21st April, which will take place simultaneously with Cosmofarma Exhibition.  Nutraceuticals Conference by Nuce is supported by the contribution and supervision of a scientific committee and will involve the main reference associations, international experts and opinion leaders of the sector.

WHERE AND WHEN

Where and when does Cosmofarma Exhibition 2018 take place?

Cosmofarma Exhibition 2018 takes place in Bologna Fair district, from 20th to 22nd April 2018 with the following openings:
Cosmofarma (Hall 25-26-32-36) 20th – 22nd April
Nutraceuticals Conference by Nuce (Hall 36, 1st floor) 20th – 21st April

What are the opening hours?

For Visitors:
Friday and Saturday: 9.30 am to 6.30 pm
Sunday: 9.30 am to 5.00 pm

For Exhibitors:
Friday: 8.00 am to 6.30 pm
Saturday: 8.30 am to 6.30 pm
Sunday: 8.30 am to 5.00 pm

Which entrance should I use?

Recommended entrances:

  • Costituzione (Cosmofarma)
  • Michelino (Cosmofarma and Nutraceuticals Conference by Nuce)

What is the address of the Fair District?

Costituzione (Piazza della Costituzione 5, 40128, Bologna)
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Michelino (Via Michelino 38, 40127, Bologna)
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Are there parking areas near the Fair District?

You can find parking areas for visitors in the neighborhood of the exhibition district entrances, and the price per day is about € 20,00.
For further information, please contact: Bologna & Fiera Parking S.p.A - tel. +39 051 6047681 - [email protected]

Michelino Entrance: New visitor car park P0: 3,000 car parks
Calzoni Entrance: Visitor car park P2 and P3: 200 + 1,200 car parks

HERE you can download the map of the different parking areas 

Are there dedicated entrances for disabled people?

By Car:
Ring road exit 8 – Reserved car parks at Michelino and Costituzione entrances.

Taxis equipped to transport disabled:
Cotabo, with at least 24 h in advance.

Radio taxi service:
Tel. 051.372727 (24h/24h)
Tel. 051.374300 - 8.00 a.m. - 5 p.m. (weekdays only).

Booking service:
Tel. 051.374300 - Ore 8.oo a.m. – 5 p.m. (weekdays only).

On site:
Means for people with limited mobility (hand-pushed) are available free of charge at the entrances, to require at the service personnel.

How can I get to Cosmoprof Worldwide Bologna?

Please check the dedicated webpage about how to get to Cosmofarma 2018 HERE

Where can I find the map of Cosmoprof Worldwide Bologna?

The download of the map is available HERE

EXHIBITORS AND CONFERENCES

Where can I find the exhibitor list of Cosmofarma 2018?

You can check the exhibitors list of Cosmofarma HERE

Where can I find the conference list of Cosmofarma 2018?

The Cosmofarma 2018 conference program will be published on our website shortly

All conferences are free and the ticket for Cosmofarma Exhibition allows the access. For some conferences registration is mandatory.

Where can I find the map of Cosmoprof Worldwide Bologna?

To attend the Nutraceuticals Conference by Nuce meetings you must have the Cosmofarma ticket. All conferences are free upon registration at the entrance.

The conferences will be held in the first-floor congress halls of Pavilion 36.

The Nutraceuticals Conference by Nuce program will be published on our website shortly

HOW TO ATTEND THE EXHIBITION

Who can attend the exhibition?

Entry to the fair is free for professionals.

All operators from the following categories are invited to attend:

  • Pharmacists: owners, managers, partners, hospital staff, assistants
  • Operators: sales agents, distributors, wholesalers, industry operators
  • Healthcare professionals: nurses, physiotherapists, midwives, doctors, vets, herbalists
  • Pharmacologists, biologists, researchers, university teaching staff
  • Pharmacy students, pharmaceutical chemistry and technology students, biology students, postgraduate students
  • Press

Please note: generic public can’t attend the exhibition.

Is it mandatory to have a ticket to visit the exhibition?

Yes, you must have your entrance ticket. To obtain it please follow the following instructions:

  1. Register HERE 
  2. Login to your personal area and download the ticket
  3. Print the ticket and pick it up with you at the exhibition entrances

Do I have to print a different ticket for Nutraceuticals Conference by Nuce?

No, you only need to have a ticket for Cosmofarma 2018. Please follow this proceder:

a) register HERE
b) access to your personal area and download the digital ticket
c) print the ticket and bring it with you to the exhibition, to access the fair

Are the conferences organized during Cosmofarma Exhibition free?

All the conferences are free and the ticket for Cosmofarma Exhibition grants you the access.
For some conferences it’s necessary the registration.

How can I attend the Nutraceuticals Conference by Nuce?

To attend the Nutraceuticals Conference by Nuce meetings you must have the Cosmofarma ticket. All conferences are free upon registration at the entrance.

Is it possible to register directly onsite?

Yes, it is possible to register and obtain the ticket at the exhibition entrances. Anyway, pre-registration is advisable in order to avoid unnecessary queues.

I received an invitation per post, how can I activate the code online?

a) Register HERE choosing the category Pharmacist
b) access to your personal area and choose the option If you received a code please click here
c) enter the code you have received and follow the procedure to print the tickets for you and for your guest

I forgot my password. Can I recover it?

Of course, just go to the login page, click Forgot Your Password? and request the password, that will be sent to the e-mail address you have written during the registration.

What can I do if I need assistance during the ticketing process?

If you need assistance during the ticketing process, please contact our Call Center:

Monday - Friday: 9.00 am - 7.00 pm (Italian local time) 
Saturday: 9.00 am - 2.00 pm
Tel. +39/041 2719009
Mail: [email protected]

Are children allowed to enter to the exhibition?

Due to the business target of the exhibition, entrance to children under 14 years old is not allowed.

SERVICES FOR VISITORS

Visas and Invitation letters

If your country requires an official invitation to grant you the visa, unfortunately we are not allowed to send visitors an invitation letter.
You should receive it from one of the expositors who will take place at the exhibition.
HERE  you can find the exhibitors list, you can try to get in touch with one of them to receive an invitation valid for your visa.

Are there any wardrobe and luggage storage facilities?

Yes, wardrobes and luggage storages are available at Costituzione and Michelino entrances.
The price for jacket/suitcase is € 3,00.

Where can I buy the exhibition catalogue?

The catalogue of Cosmoprof Worldwide Bologna 2018, in printed format only, will be sold at the Info Points inside the Exhibition District from the first day of the exhibition.

After the end of the fair it may be required to the following e-mail address [email protected] 

Hotel&Transfer conventions

The organizators of Cosmofarma, in collaboration with the travel agency BOLOGNA WELCOME, can offer to Cosmofarma exhibitors and visitors particularly advantageous rates for:
• train journeys with Italo trains and Trenitalia Frecce
• air travels with Air France and KLM Airlines
• accomodation in some partner hotels in the city of Bologna
HERE you can find further information and details

Bologna Welcome Srl
Piazza Nettuno n. 1, 40124 Bologna
Tel .: + 39.051.6583148- 147 - 143
Email: [email protected]

Where can I find the Cosmoprof staff during the exhibition days?

During the exhibition the BolognaFie re Cosmoprof s.p.a. staff office is located in the Exhibition Secretariat: Service Centre, Block C, 1st Floor.

Which services are provided for visitors?

Info Point, luggage storage, travel agency, snack bar, self-service cafeteria, restaurant, newspaper and cigarette kiosk, first aid, pharmacy, ICE office, banks and ATMs, insurance office, post office.