America’s Beauty Show, March 25-27, 2017 will host 65,000 salon owners, cosmetologists, colorists, nail techs, barbers and estheticians. The blockbuster event owned and produced by Cosmetologists Chicago, an association of 14,000 students and pros, offers 400+ exhibits featuring hair care and color, nails and skin care, tools and salon furnishings.
The ABS Runways, including the CosmoProf Main Stage – featuring Anthony Mascolo, Guy Tang, Ricardo Santiago, Anna Cantu and more; and The SalonCentric Theater-in-the-Round – featuring Sam Villa, Justin Isaac, Amon Carver, Chrystofer Benson, Nicholas French and more. Both come to life with non-stop education during all three days of ABS.
For the first time, the International Esthetics, Cosmetics and Skin Care Expo (IECSC) co-locates with ABS to bring a world-renowned skin care and spa expo and educational forum. CIDESCO USA, now under the auspices of Cosmetologists Chicago, offers high-level esthetics education. The International Nail Technicians Association (INTA) rolls out “Body of Knowledge” Educational Track to lead nail pros to the prestigious title of INTA Certified Nail Professional. Rounding out the weekend of the best of the best for nails will be the return of the Next Top Nail Artist (NTNA) Finals brought to ABS by Nails Magazine and sponsored by CND.
The half-day ColorFEST 2017will immerse attendees in hair color and feature A-list colorists and color companies. Special appearances and model presentations by Sonya Dove, Eva Scrivo, members of Butterfly Circus, Nick Stenson and Modern Salon's Alison Alhamed & Maggie Mulhern. Plus an opportunity to speak directly with top color company representatives.
Textured HairFair provides the latest for all hair textures and curl types, talks technical keys to service success and provides ways to implement your new knowledge in the salon.
Also at America’s Beauty Show, Intercoiffure hosts two business panels: “Women in Leadership” led by Karen Gordon; and “Best Practices for Salon Success” led by Andreas Zafiriadis.
America’s Beauty Show proudly hosts the Beauty Changes Lives Experienceon Sunday, March 26, 2017 - featuring NextGen talent from American Crew, CND, Matrix, Mizani, Pivot Point, Redken, TIGI and Wella – will showcase talented young stylists’ interpreting “The Art of Prediction.” Matrix co-founders Arnold and Sydell Miller will receive the Legacy Award.
Listen. Support. Connect., the required Domestic Violence/Sexual Assaulttraining for Illinois license renewal will be offered.
Multiple Product Knowledge College Classes by leading companies in haircare, extensions, makeup, haircolor, nails, technical instruction and more offer technical instruction.
Visit these exhibits and more:American Crew, Andis, Aquage, Audrey Morris Cosmetics, BaByliss, Belvedere, Bioelements, Blackpants, Brazilian Professionals, CND, CHI, Color Wow, Columbia Cosmetics, Conair, Denman, Donna Bella Hair Extensions, DreamCatchers Hair Extensions, ERGO Styling Tools, Esquire, Essie, Eye Kandy Cosmetics Farouk, Flip-it Cap Company, Gel II / La Palm Spa Products, Hairlocs, HaloCouture Extensions, Jatai International, John Amico Haircare Products / Color, Johnny B Hair Care, Kamisori Shears, La Brasiliana, LeChat Nail Products, Light Elegance Nail Products, Matrix, Mizani, Moroccanoil, Make Up First School of Makeup Artistry, Malibu C, Millennium Systems International, Modern Basic Professional Make-Up, Morphe Brushes, Obliphica, Olaplex LLC, Olivia Garden, Orly, Passion Beauty, Inc., Pibbs, Pink Pewter, Redken, Rusk, Salonwear, Sensei Shear Systems, Shark Fin Shear Inc., Shear World, Short2Long Hair Extensions, STX Software, Sutra Beauty, TIGI, Tony Odisho, Takara Belmont, Turbo, Verb, Wahl Clipper Corp., Washi Scissor Co, Wet Brush and more to come!
Check in often at AmericasBeautyShow.com for all of the latest updates about ABS 2017 and all of the information you’ll need to make your plans for attending America’s Beauty Show, March 25-27, 2017, at McCormick Place in downtown Chicago. For all of the information on this year’s ABS, download the ABS ADVANCE PROGRAM. Don’t forget to save the dates April 26-30, 2018 for next year's America's Beauty Show.