8 Classes and Beauty Shows You Should Attend

IBS New York

Mark your calendars with this dynamic roster of classes and shows.

Events & Classes

 Great Lengths USA, a Division of Hairuwear Inc. 

• Nationwide
• Year-round

The Great Lengths three-day Premium Bonded Certification teaches stylists how to effectively apply and remove Great Lengths premium bonding methods and tape-in methods including GL Apps, GL Tapes and GL Tapes Plus. Stylists will learn placement techniques for length, volume and dimensional color effects, as well as cutting. In-person certification is held throughout the U.S., with upcoming dates including February 25-27 in Dallas, March 11-13 in Los Angeles and March 25-27 in Nashville, TN. 

Millennium Systems International 

• speaktme.com
• J.W. Marriott Scottsdale Camelback Inn Resort & Spa, Scottsdale, AZ
• September 30-October 2

Millennium’s annual conference will feature educators including Sam Villa, Antony Whitaker and Jenny Strebe, alongside Millennium founder John Harms. Stylists will learn creative cutting and coloring techniques, while owners and managers will learn how to grow their businesses and keep their teams happy. The conference is for Millennium and Meevo clients only. 


• moroccanoilprofessionals.com
• Moroccanoil Academy
  New York City
• Year-round

Moroccanoil’s two new classes this year, Signature Cutting: Men’s Collection and Signature Cutting: Couture Collection, will be held at the Moroccanoil Academy in New York City. Upcoming dates for Signature Cutting Men’s Collection are: March 19-20, April 23-24, June 11-12, July 9-10, August 20-21, September 17-18 and October 15-16. Signature Cutting Couture Collection dates include: March 5-6, May 14-15, June 4-5, August 13-14, November 12-13 and December 3-4.


• oribe.com/education
• Oribe Hair Care Studio 
  New York City 
• Year-round 

Attend classes throughout the year in Oribe’s New York City studio including Cutting: Unstructured Bob on February 25, Cutting: Signature Cut on February 26 and The Essentials: Foundations from April 15-16. Oribe is also offering On the Road educational presentations in cities such as Phoenix on February 19, Boston on March 5, Atlanta on March 26, Washington, D.C., on April 23 and Detroit on May 21. Visit oribe.com/ontheroad or email [email protected] for more information. 


• redkensalon.com/redken-education/redken-exchange/class-calendar
• Redken Exchange
  New York City 
• Year-round

This month, Redken is offering sessions on overcoming stage fright for presentations, techniques for finishing styles and maximizing a salon’s men’s business, along with many other classes year-round. Finish and Know Why and Centerstage will be held February 5 at the Redken Exchange in New York, followed by Color and Shapes and The Boys Club on February 12. 


• wahlpro.com/education/calendar
• Nationwide
• Year-round

Several new Wahl classes are on the lineup this year, including this month’s Fading & More With Wahl: The Blueprint to Seamless Fading, a SalonCentric class on February 5 in Santa Rosa, CA and Lake Forest, CA; To Connect or Disconnect: Endless Choices for Leaving the Hair on the Head, a SalonCentric class on February 12 in Niles, OH and Short, Sassy & Classy: Creativity, Attitude, and Individuality in Women’s Cutting, a SalonCentric class on February 19 in Alexandria, VA.


 International Beauty Show—New York & LAs Vegas

• ibsnewyork.com; ibslasvegas.com
• Jacob Javits Convention Center 
  New York City, March 4-6
• Las Vegas Convention Center
  Las Vegas, June 23-25

IBS New York features over 100 classes that cover everything from haircolor to makeup application to business growth. This year, IBS New York will have two new stages: The Mane Attraction Stage will showcase cutting, coloring, styling and barbering, while the Finishing Touch Stage will feature makeup, eyelash and nail enhancements. IBS Las Vegas also offers 100-plus classes and major main-stage headliners. 

 Premiere Orlando 

• premiereorlandoshow.biz
• Orlando/Orange County Convention Center – West Complex
  Orlando, FL 
• June 2-4 

Premiere Orlando offers a variety of classes, as well as a haircolor stage, a men’s zone and barbershop, and a business forum. Other shows from Premiere Show Group this year include Premiere Beauty Classic (October 7-8) at the Columbus Convention Center in Columbus, OH and Premiere Birmingham (October 21-22) at the Birmingham-Jefferson Convention Center in Birmingham, AL.