Conversations: Luxury Brand Partner’s Front Row, January 9-12th

Front Row is a hair education festival of epic proportions, produced by Luxury Brand Partners (including Oribe and R+co). This four-day, awe-inspiring education extravaganza will bring together top stylists from around the world to celebrate the industry through hands-on workshops, keynote speakers, and parties—both by the pool and behind the velvet rope.
This year’s event features mainstage showcases by icons and educators from every facet of the industry including, Garren, Thom Priano, Howard McLaren, Vaughn Acord, Vivienne Mackinder, IGK, The Oribe Creative Team and more. In addition, there will be various hands-on sessions led by master stylists, who will immerse participants in the technical world of editorial styling.
Salon owners will gain access to topnotch business training with an Idealogue speaker line-up that includes Jim Collins, author of Good to Great and Built to Last and Simon Doonan, the illustrious Barney’s “window dresser” and creative ambassador.
The weekend-long festival turns truly epic with a host of different parties including Sunrise Yoga, Beach Body Boot Camp, Pool Party, Golf and Poker Tournaments, Welcome Party at Miami’s hottest club, and Cocktail Parties for those seeking an action-packed end to each day.

For more info and to purchase tickets click here.
About: Gordon is VP of Digital at American Salon where he works with the entire editorial team as well as with the considerable resources of parent company Questex to bring you stories, resources and more, 24/7. Gordon can be found online at or as @gordnm on Instagram. In real-time, you can find Gordon at major beauty events where he often teaches classes on business and career development as well as best practices in digital and social media.  Email Gordon at [email protected].