|Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II in Milan|
In 2016, the Italian niche fragrance market with 200 million Euros revenues counted as 2% of the whole cosmetics industry: niche perfumery has grown by 60% compared to 2015. The data has been revealed during the conference to point out the great interest the niche industry is gathering. Esxence will feature more than 200 exclusive brands, from the consolidated Main Brand section (40% of the whole) to the Spotlight section for the newcomers (60%). Exhibitors from overseas will be the 70%, mainly from Europe, but also from the United States and Middle East.
|Maurizio Cavezzali, Silvio Levi, Valentina Cagnola, Daniela Romagnoli|
Valentina Cagnola from Equipe International, the press office, spoke about the calendar of events for Esxence-The Scent of Excellence 2018, featuring discussions and conferences with: Perfume Expert and authority Michael Edwards and M.me Patricia de Nicolaï, master perfumer and president of the Osmothèque who will bring a conference about 100 years of the chypre family conducted by Bruno Hervé. There will be also a workshop on gourmands with Mouillettes & Co. In addition, two new books will be officially presented, the first about perfume history in Venice and the latter about the secrets of oud.
A special guest is Pierre Dinand, who returns after three years focus on flacons and packaging which also will be highlighted by special collaboration. The calling of Esxence for culture is strongly reconfirmed also because all the conferences will be free and accessible to everybody. The 2018 finalists of the Art and Olfaction Awards will be announced at the event and a panel discussing "Ten Years of Esxence" will be moderated by Sarah Colton and Karen Marin on the future of niche perfumery. You can find the complete Events calendar here.
|Last year's party at Spazio Gessi|
For the fourth consecutive year there is a spotlight on Esxkin – The Excellence of Beauty, the area dedicated to luxury skincare where the most exclusive international brands will introduce the latest innovations in beauty. See you in Milano for Esxence-The Scent of Excellence 2018.
Please finde the complete listing of Esxence-The Scent of Excellence 2018 Exhibitors here.