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.


International Congress of Esthetics & Spa
Dallas, Texas | March 22-23, 2009

The International Congress of Esthetics and Spa, Dallas will take place at the Arlington Convention Center on March 22 and 23, 2009.

Don’t miss the newest information and developments in skin care, spa treatments and high-tech innovations. Attend valuable lectures and take part in hands-on demonstrations and networking events at the General Session, In-Depth Makeup Class and Advanced Salon/Spa Business Seminar led by recognized field experts. You will learn useful information that will enable you to advance your skills and knowledge to excel in the industry.

For more information call 1.800.471.0229 or visit www.LNEONLINE.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.

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.


Salon Vision 2009
Austin, Texas | May 17-18, 2009

Salon Vision 2009, May 17-18, 2009 held at the Austin Hilton Hotel in Austin, Texas, is a new conference event designed for progressive and focused salon owners who are looking for the tools, products and services to grow their businesses and keep them at the forefront of the industry.

The conference will feature outstanding educators and organizations and will allow salon owners to gather information in a relaxed and stylish setting so they can strengthen existing relationships and generate new long term business. The two day program will begin with keynote presentations and will address three critical areas facing salon owners who are determined to become or remain market leaders: SUCCESS – the tools and techniques to generate and retain new clients as well as information on managing costs. STYLE – the latest trends in the industry and how to incorporate them in the salon. SPIRIT – personal development and getting the motivation to become a better manager and business owner.

“This new conference meets a real need for salon owners who want to realize their ambitions and get to the very top of the industry” said Steve Farrer, Executive Director of Salon Vision 2009. For information visit www.salonvision2009.com