Up to 14 CE Hours available for
Illinois & Iowa Professionals!

Mainstage & Breakout Classes


Groundbreaking Industry Research Results

Modern Salon Media has conducted major research on critical industry topcs ranging from tech adoption, hair color, hairdresser health, tectured hair and suite rental to the men's salon business. The publisher of Modern Salon will be with us to present the results of this research, which will provide unique data to better understand the behaviors and perceptions of both salon professionals and consumers. Challenges and opportunities will be discussed from salon-oriented perspective.

Classes devoted to the Latest Trends in:

  • permanent waves & texturizing 
  • waxing techniques
  • make-up application and colors
  • balayage and blonding
  • men's cutting techniques

Classes to Help Improve your Business, including:

  • the rules of retention
  • taking control of take-home sales
  • increase your service revenue
  • how to stand tall as a solo artist
  • how to increase your men's business
  • adding unique services to your menu
  • how to introduce hair loss prevention to your services
  • how to grow your business with customized Salon Software
  • branding yourself using Instagram

Color that is Safe for Clients and Colorists

Learn all about the stylists' Natural Choice... BiovitaShine Creme Color from Italy. Come ask questions about this revolutionary color line and learn how to create great color with no ammonia, no PPD and no rescorcinol!

Classes to Help Improve your Technical Knowledge, including:

  • keratin know-how
  • product knowledge for ethnic hair
  • quick and easy updo's
  • hair painting techniques
  • advanced men's haircutting
  • color techniques from Europe
  • ins and outs of short haircuts and styles

Additional Classes for Professional Stylists include:

  • retirement considerations
  • what your clients secretly want from you!
  • work-life balance issues
  • product knowledge
  • developing soft skills to maximize results
  • and many more!