June 2008

National Cosmetology Association Announces SalonLife ’08 Conference

Designed to connect like-minded salon professionals with one another and inspire their success in both their professional and personal lives, the National Cosmetology Association (NCA) SalonLife ’08 Conference and Expo expands this year to include an interactive, educationally focused expo floor.

SalonLife ’08 will be held Aug. 9 through 11 at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center, located in Rosemont, Illinois. The event is open to all salon professionals – owners, managers, stylists, nail technicians and estheticians.

In addition to hearing from expert speakers, show attendees will experience learning and networking experiences. Constructed to serve the expressed needs of owners and working professionals, SalonLife ’08 will feature exhibitors, outstanding education and a noise-controlled environment that’s conducive to conducting business and learning.

Enriching the lives of salon professionals through greater beauty, business and balance will be the focus of this year’s speakers. Keynote speaker will be Vidal Sassoon. Also speaking are top industry icons such as Winn Claybaugh, the dean of Paul Mitchell The School; Robert Cromeans, the global artistic director of Paul Mitchell; Christopher and Sonya Dove of Wella Professional; Amanda Gore, lifestyle coach at Amanda Gore International; Vivienne Mackinder of HairDesignTV.com; Ann Mincey of Redken 5th Avenue NYC; Martin Parsons of Intermar Productions; Mary Rector-Gable of behindthechair.com; Lydia Sarfati of Sarki-Repêchage; Geno Stampora of Creative Consulting and Billy and Melissa Yamaguchi of Yamaguchi Salons and Spa.

For more information on SalonLife ’08, visit www.salon-life.com or call 888-254-9810.