Welcome to Our World Brings Beauty to the Steps of Congress: Volunteers Needed

Welcome to Our World has become an annual tradition on Capitol Hill. Salon professionals from across the country converge on Capitol Hill to share an evening with Members of Congress, professional staff, and those interested in learning about a committed group of individuals representing a dynamic industry.

Help Educate Law Makers on What Our Industry is All About

Industry professionals are dedicated to upholding safety standards raising perceptions of our profession by supporting licensing and regulation. Throughout their education, licensed professionals study skin and scalp care, anatomy, biology, chemistry, and science-based infection control. Licensed professionals are trained to utilize chemicals and tools safely to avoid injuries and the spread of infectious diseases.

Beauty professionals complete hundreds of hours of schooling to learn proper safety and sanitation procedures, graduate from a cosmetology program, and pass a state board exam to become licensed. Unlicensed, untrained people practicing cosmetology put the public at serious safety risks. Learn more about how our industry is protecting licensed professionals and consumers at probeauty.org/yoursafetyfirst.

Be Part of the Movement!

Join your colleagues in Washington D.C. to tell our country's elected officials what's important to you and the future of the industry.

Who Attends Welcome to Our World?

Members of Congress, their staffs and others interested in learning more about the dynamic beauty industry.

When is it?

Wednesday | May 8 | 5:00pm to 8:00pm

Where is it?

Capitol Hill | Cannon Caucus Room 345 | Washington, DC

How can I get involved?

Salons and stylists can contribute thier time and skills, and manufacturers and distributors can donate professional products and tools needed to make this event a success.


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To learn more and participate, contact PBA Government Affairs Coordinator Bridget Sharpe at [email protected].

Can't make it to Welcome to Our World? You can support PBA efforts to advocate on behalf of our industry through the Issue Advocacy Fund. Learn more!

Welcome to Our World is a Professional Beauty Federation (PBF) event. PBA is a proud member of PBF. Learn more at probeautyfederation.org/welcome-to-our-world.