The Business of Beauty

Managing a salon requires skills in many areas–from hiring your staff to serving your clients to understanding the finances. To help you cope with the challenges of today's rapid-fire changing business climate, American Salon will be launching Operating Instructions–Live!, a two-day management level conference. You will learn how to transform your salon with strategies and systems that work and can be put to use in your business. Over 20 presentations will be made by industry experts, and topics will include: recruiting, hiring and training; building your team for success; finding the right compensation plan; growing your business with an exit strategy plan; attracting and retaining clients; raising prices; merchandising and retailing; and much more. Recognizing that time is money, Operating Instructions–Live! will be offered in four convenient locations–choose the one that's best for you:

  • Ft. Lauderdale Sunday, September 11–Monday, September 12
  • New York Sunday, September 18–Monday, September 19
  • Houston Sunday, October 23–Monday, October 24
  • Chicago Sunday, October 30–Monday, October 31

Operating Instructions–Live! is the perfect opportunity to ask questions, share ideas and learn from industry professionals how to grow and improve business practices. Don't miss this great education and networking opportunity! For more information on how to register, visit or call (800) 427-2420.