January 2009

Spring Show Season Preview Ohio

Rejuvenate and renew your passion for the beauty industry. Go to a show! Listed below are a few upcoming trade shows worth checking out. Make sure and check out the shows and events listings in this issue of Ohio Stylist for other trade shows and events throughout the nation.

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.