January 2009

It’s 2009 Spring Show Season

International Salon & Spa Expo (ISSE)
Long Beach, Calif. | Jan. 31 – Feb. 2, 2009

As the West Coast’s largest beauty event, The International Salon & Spa Expo (ISSE), promises to bring together the highest quality manufacturers, valuable educational opportunities and a professional atmosphere.

Held January 31 – February 2, 2009 in Long Beach, CA, ISSE offers beauty professionals the opportunity to learn everything from styling techniques to how to run a profitable salon. With over 400 top quality exhibitors, ISSE 2009 guarantees another action packed event with industry leaders such as: Martin Parsons, Kim Vo, Orlando Pita & T3 Micro, Karg + Blackwell, Charlie Price, Bennie Pollard, Sassoon Academy and the first ever Hiroshi & Mogi combined class to name a few. Captivating and controversial, international hair stylist and TV star, Tabatha Coffey, will emcee the main stage/International Fashion Theater.

ISSE 2009 will continue to feature the International Fashion Theater, Technical Theater, Hands-On Education and a brand new Latino Fashion Theater on the Arena show floor. For tickets and additional information on ISSE, please visit probeauty.org/isse.


The Makeup Show LA
Los Angeles, Calif. | March 15-16, 2009

From the fashion runways of New York to the silver screens and red carpets of Hollywood, the producers of The Makeup Show NYC announce the premiere of The Makeup Show L.A., March 15-16, 2009 at the California Market Center, in Los Angeles.

With a built-in educational program, The Makeup Show, produced by The Powder Group and Metropolitan Events and Production, touches upon the art of makeup, the latest products, trends and techniques from editorial beauty, airbrush secrets, FX, makeup for HD-TV and the perfect bride, via technique and style, hands-on workshops, seminars and keynote presentations. From editorial forces to mass-market phenomenon, the best in the business trade insider-only tips over the two-day intensive event.

In addition, The Makeup Show NYC 2009 will be held May 17 and 18 at Metropolitan Pavilion, in New York. For more information, visit www.themakeupshow.com.


America’s Beauty Show
Chicago, Illinois | March 28-30, 2009

America’s Beauty Show (ABS) in downtown Chicago on March 28-30, 2009 will deliver great events, education and convenience for all salon pros, exhibitors, headliners, style icons and top media maestros at McCormick Place West.

Hundreds of the world’s top manufacturers and distributors will offer educational platforms and displays of the newest and most important products and services salon and spa owners need to expand their businesses. All educational classes and special events at McCormick Place West will be just steps from the spacious exhibition halls of the co-located America’s Beauty Show and America’s Expo for Skin Care & Spa®.

For information on America’s Beauty Show, visit www.AmericasBeautyShow.com/2009.


IBS New York
April 26-28, 2009

IBS New York, in its 92nd year, draws more than 50,000 salon owners and beauty professionals and provides top-notch education, an impressive main stage and extensive exhibit floor to compare and shop the newest and most innovative products and tools.

The finalists from Bravo TV’s Shear Genius Season 2 will appear on the main stage along with renowned artists Nick Arrojo, Martin Parsons, Charlie Price and Kim Vo. Don’t miss these celebrity stylists’ tips, techniques and secrets to making clients look phenomenal.

More than 100 free classes are included with exhibit hall admission in haircutting, color, styling, makeup and nails. Additionally, motivating and inspiring business-enhancing classes are available. For those interested in a more tactile approach, the hands-on series of workshops are offered in haircutting, color, and makeup.

Included in the ticket price is entrance to New York’s leading spa show, International Esthetics, Cosmetics and Spa Conference also held at the Jacob Javits Convention Center. For more information or to register visit www.IBSnewyork.com or call 800-427-2420.


JosDen International Beauty Expo
Oakland, California | May 3-4, 2009

Plans are in action for the JosDen International Beauty Expo (JIBE) returning to Northern California. Expanding to a two-day expo, JIBE is scheduled for May 3-4, 2009 at the Oakland Marriott Convention Center, in Oakland, California.

JosDen International Beauty Expo (JIBE) is attracting leading manufacturers from all over the country that will exhibit their newest product and showcase their hottest styles and new techniques.

JIBE will continue to offer competitions such as the barber competition, hair cutting, fantasy, and the exciting student competition sponsored by the California Cosmetology Association

40 exciting complementary classes will be offered including color, cutting, up do’s, extensions, weaves, texture, straightening, make-up, eyebrows, skincare, barbering classes, and business classes, featuring renowned educators as well as celebrity hair and make-up artists.

For more information call 866-907-9333.