September 2009

Professional Beauty Conference Comes to San Antonio

Armstrong McCall’s World Fair of Cosmetic Arts and Science is coming to San Antonio on Sept. 13 – 14 at the Henry B. Gonzales Convention Center.

The 27th annual show is the largest professional beauty conference in Central Texas that attracts between 12,000-15,000 people every year and has historically brought in significant direct revenue to the hosting city.

This event launches the fall fashion trends and styles that will be seen throughout the year in the United States and Mexico. The show offers interactive presentations by top international platform artists and features some of the beauty industry’s most inspiring and engaging speakers in over 227,000 square feet of the latest salon décor and equipment, free customized seminars and continuing education courses which count toward Texas licensing requirements.

This beauty show brings the leading company manufacturers including John Paul Mitchell Systems, Matrix, Farouk Systems Group/CHI, Goldwell/KMS-Californina, Aquage, TIGI, Wella, Sebastian, Graham Webb, Nioxin, Scruples, OPI and many others. It is also exclusively for licensed beauty industry professionals, including hairstylists, nail technicians, massage therapist, estheticians, barbers, salon owners, managers and students.

There will be demonstrations given by world renowned stylists including Angus Mitchell, Patrick McIvor, Eric Fisher, Tommy Tusa & Marco Passaniti, Joe & Rocky, Jeff Martin, and Joe Santy.

For more information call 1-800-45-SAlON or email

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