(14 February 2023 - 17 February 2023 )
Location: Germany , Nurnberg
Organizer: Nurnberg Messe GmbH

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Covid-19 Update:

Vivaness and BIOPFACH 2023 will take place at Nurnberg in Messe Nurnberg between the dates 14.02.2023 and 17.02.2023. The events will be held in a face-to-face format. The venue will not feature a strict Covid-19 prevention plan due to the removal of the related domestic restrictions in April 2022. This is due to the improving pandemic situation, which also prompted the lifting of Germany's travel limitations.

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Vivaness is the international trade fair for natural and organic personal care. It is a key event for the sector as it acts as a network opportunity and information source. Vivaness is furthermore an important PR tool for the sector. Over 14,000 participants attend it every year. The event takes place at Nurnberg and serves as one of the city's vital events. Vivaness is hosted at the Nurnberg Messe Gmbh. 

Business Profile of the Event

Vivaness is attended by many companies in the sector. These include the German perfumes' provider, Aloha Senses. It also includes influential institutions, such as the Austrian Drug Screening Institute. Besides German and Austrian companies, other parts of the world attend the event as well. Among the examples, is Armina EOOD, a Bulgarian certified organic essential oil producer. It also includes the Balade En Provence, a French cosmetics provider. Another example is the attendance of Bio Harvest, a Malaysian plant metabolite producer. 

What was New for Vivaness 2022?

Vivaness 2022 was a hybrid event. The face-to-face format of the event was combined with digital components. This included exhibitors having the option to showcase their products online. The platform also permitted the usage of online appointment-creating and communication tools.  

Did You Know?

Vivaness has several goals. These include allowing customers, partners, and suppliers to form new connections. It also allows manufacturers to present their products to the whole of the community. Additionally, attendees can observe and analyse the market. It is also a suitable means of creating an image when visiting or exhibiting as a manufacturer or trader. This is because of the event drawing over 1000 representatives of the media. The Event is also a vital source of information, especially during the congress part of it. Vivaness also acts as a meeting location for the discussion of important matters. 

Attendees can look forward to many essential aspects of the event. These include the Vivaness Congress, which will include lectures about the latest innovations. Also, a market will be held both online and on-site. Network areas will also be organised for establishing new connections. There will also be discussions hosted by representatives from associations, NGOs, and politics. Suppliers in the personal care sector, such as skin or hair care, should consider visiting. Likewise, retail and wholesale trade providers should also not overlook attending. The event can also be helpful for special cosmetics/care specialists. Project directors related to chemist articles should also opt for visiting or exhibiting. 

New companies or self-employed visitors should furthermore look forward to attending. This is due to the event having the option for matching attendees to suitable suppliers. 

Your Hotel Room in Nuremberg

Investing in the right hotel accommodation is not only necessary. It can also help you in making the most from your business trip. Travel 2 Fairs ltd can provide help by showing you hotels in Nurnberg with an ideal location and price. This allows you to select the hotels that work best for you. This includes being as close to Nurnberg Messe as possible. We also have experience working with large groups, so you can query for parties of twenty people and more. The registration process can take up to a full day, and you can leave all important details to us. Also, Travel 2 Fairs ltd assists with logistics as well. For instance, a rent-a-car or an airport transfer can be requested.


Vivaness is an annual event which lasts for 3 days. It is organised by Nurnberg Messe Gmbh and hosted at the exhibition centre with the same name. Attendees can visit between 9:00 am and 6:00 pm.

Nurnberg is Bavaria's second-largest city. Nurnberg is easy to get about as the city has a well-developed transportation network. This network includes both cycling, highways, trains, buses and underground trains. Each station has a map showing the various connections. Information kiosks can also be found throughout the city.

You can reach Nuremberg Central Station by rail using the ICE, CI or EC trains. From the Central Station, the messe can be accessed in 8 minutes via the U1 underground line. Alternatively, a taxi or rent-a-car can be taken to reach Nurnberg Messe in 20 minutes. The venue is also easy to access from nearby cities through motorways A3, A6,A9 and A73. Additionally, Nurnberg Messe Gmbh is less than 15 minutes from the centre of the city. Nurnberg Airport is likewise not far, as visitors can reach the messe in 30 minutes. Nurnberg is a metropolis with many opportunities to sleep and dine during the event.

The city has over 270 hotels, ranging from guest houses where private rooms can be hired to 4 and 5-star hotels. It additionally has many restaurants and eateries. There are also supermarkets and markets from which food can be purchased for cooking. Nurnberg Messe also provides locations for eating on account of its catering service.

Audience and Statistics

Over 13,800 visitors from 136 countries attend Vivaness. These nations include Italy, Germany, Spain, Bulgaria, Switzerland, India, and Ukraine. Additionally, visitors come from Austria, Vietnam, Belgium, Finland, Russia, and others. The event gathers around 1442 exhibitors with many coming from Germany or Austria. The attendees of the event represent many industries. These include:

  • Body, skin and hair care
  • Decorative cosmetics
  • Fragrances
  • Special cosmetics / care
  • Chemist articles
  • Packaging
  • Service providers
  • Media
  • Retail
  • Import & Export
  • Additives and raw materials for the organic and natural cosmetics industry
  • Contract manufacturing

Past Editions


Because of the coronavirus pandemic, VIVANESS 2021 took place entirely online. VIVANESS 2021 eSPECIAL was the edition's hosting name. The trade fair was hosted via the digital platform talque, and it coincided with the 2021 edition of BIOFACH. There were 775 sessions in total. There were 13,800 registered visitors and 1,442 exhibitors at this year's rendition.


VIVANESS and BIOFACH 2022 took place between the dates 26.07.2022 and 29.07.2022. They took place as hybrid events–live trade fairs complemented by the digital platform talque. The live aspects of the trade shows were held at Messe Nuremberg, which did not feature Covid-19 safety measures due to the country removing its domestic restrictions. The events received 2,276 exhibiting companies from 84 countries and over 24,000 trade visitors from 137 nations.





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