Gulf Beauty show set to open today

DUBAI - Beauty World, Wellness and Spas Middle East, marketed and branded under the name "Gulf Beauty" for the last eight years, opens today at the Dubai World Trade Centre and runs to the April 28.

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Published: Mon 26 Apr 2004, 11:55 AM

Last updated: Thu 2 Apr 2015, 2:01 AM

The three-day show for professionals and specialists in the field of beauty, cosmetics, wellness and spas is expected to break all records in terms of exhibitor and visitor numbers.

The show is now in its ninth successful year and will feature over 400 exhibitors from nearly 40 countries, including: Germany, the US, Italy, Spain, the UK, France, Hungary, Belgium, Australia, Sri Lanka, Brazil, Bulgaria, Iran, the Netherlands, Sweden, the Ukraine, India, Jordan, Estonia, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Lebanon, Indonesia, Cyprus, Korea, China, Taiwan, Thailand, the UAE, Turkey, South Africa, Austria, Pakistan, Canada, Syria and Poland.

The exhibition will cover a wide range of products, including perfumes, cosmetics, skin care and body care products, hair care products, salon and spa equipment, natural products, ingredients, raw materials and packaging.

For the first time a new "show-inside-a-show" will be held parallel to Beauty World Middle East al hall No. 3 of the DWTC, dubbed the Wellness and Spas Middle East exhibition, the region's first international platform for the wellness and spas industry focusing on suppliers of products, treatments and equipment for use in spas.

Exhibitors at the Wellness and Spas Middle East will include hotels, spas, fitness and health centres, leisure and sports clubs, medical facilities, beauty salons, anti-aging clinics, consultants and suppliers.

According to Diana Blum, Exhibitions Manager of Beauty World Middle East, the exhibition will feature 12 national pavilions, the highest number ever recorded for this show, they include pavilions for Brazil, China, France, Germany, Italy, Korea, Spain, Taiwan, Thailand, Turkey, the UK and the US.

"We are very pleased that some of the most important beauty associations from around the world support and recommend our show to their members. They recognise the UAE, and Dubai in particular, as the primary export target for beauty and wellness products in the Middle East," Ms Blum said.

The main pavilion supporters are the German Cosmetics and Toiletries Association, the Barcelona Chamber of Commerce, the Birmingham Chamber of Commerce, the Brazilian Cosmetic and Toiletries Association, Cosrnexport Italy, the Thai Trade Centre and UBI France.

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