The PBA Regional Salon Summit is a one-day event designed for salon/spa and beauty professionals who want to explore the current trends and the best practices for their businesses and careers. There will be multiple speakers and classes to provide education, business development support and networking opportunities. The event will take place on Sunday, July 14, 2013 from 10a.m. - 5p.m. at the Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino.
The 2013 PBA Business Forum will explore current PBA initiatives and reveal more about what's to come in the year ahead. Famed author, entrepreneur and media mogul Arianna Huffington will be the keynote speaker for this event. Huffington, a successful entrepreneur and business leader who has triumphed in a turbulent economy, will demonstrate to audiences how difficult times can be turned into an opportunity for growth-both personally and professionally. She will address the PBA Business Forum on Sunday July 14, 2013 at 7:30 a.m.
North American Hairstyling Awards (NAHA) will feature renowned actor, author, entertainment journalist, producer and father Mario Lopez as host of the 2013 ceremony. Lopez will also receive the 2013 PBA Beautiful Humanitarian Award honoring his charitable initiatives which include raising awareness and funds for causes that support the positive and healthy development of children and young adults. Lopez, who is a part of most every red carpet, mega-event in the entertainment industry and has co-hosted such events as the Miss America pageant, will no doubt lend his experience, charm and wit to this year’s event. The 2013 NAHA Awards Ceremony will be held Sunday, July 14, 2013 at the Mandalay Bay Resort. They will also be carried live on streaming video as well. www.probeauty.org/naha.
PBA CEO Round-Table: The Indie Brands - With the salon sector once again showing signs of growth, opportunities are ripe for innovative brands to develop distribution and maximize their spotlight. The CEO Round Table will feature key decision makers from independent professional salon brands who will share insights on building distribution platforms and competing in the marketplace. This panel will take place on Sunday, July 14, 2013 from 4-5:30 p.m.
It's All in the Details: A Legislative Update - The beauty industry has seen dramatic changes with legislation over the past 3 years. A change in the current laws can impact everyone working in the industry – manufacturers of private label, contract manufacturers, suppliers and distributors. The top 3 beauty associations – ICMAD, PBA and PCPC - have collaborated to help salon/spa and beauty professionals learn about areas to plan for in their own businesses and careers. This event is on Monday, July 15, 2013 from 11a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
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