Here’s a preview of what attendees can expect:
Must-See Beauty: Mainstage at Premiere Orlando offers high-end fashion and education, with the industry’s biggest names gracing the stage for two days of nonstop sessions. This year, learn from: Ulta Beauty Pro Team; American Crew (featuring Phoenix Thomson, Paul Wilson and Mike Sharkey); Kenra Professional (featuring Stephanie Brinkerhoff and Cassie Siskovic); #mydentity featuring Guy Tang; and Redken 5th Avenue NYC (featuring Sam Villa, Chris Baran, Lori Zabel and Justin Isaac).
Color Experts: Hair Color Stage hosts color education with an impressive lineup: Aloxxi (featuring Leonardo Rocco, Sam LaBella, Tommy Cole and Robertina Martinez); Pravana Collective (featuring Taylor Rae, Neal Malek, Melody Larissa and Timbo Mack); Matrix (featuring Chrystofer Benson and Rickey Zito); CosmoProf Education (featuring Leysa Carrillo, Olivia Smalley, Jacob Khan and Amelia Fugitt); Joico (featuring Larisa Love, Ricardo Santiago and Cherry Petenbrink); Pulp Riot; and b3 Brazilian Bond Builder.
With more than 650 classes to choose from, there’s something for everyone. Featured brand sessions include:
Bridgid Mary Ebert
Hana Ali Makeup Artistry
Jamal Edmonds Education
Merrylaz Aesethics USA
Miracle Fruit Oil
Nova Skin Products
Smiley’s Hair Clinic
Texture Hair Care & Education
The Healthy Hair Therapist
The Nique Collection
Truth, Beauty & Goodness
VOESH New York
(The full education lineup can be found here.
Take Part in the Conversation: The show brings back panel and round table discussions, with attendee favorites and new panelists alike: The Hair Loss Panel (featuring Sharon Reams, Connie Judge, Mathis Winzer MD, Johnny Bonner MD, Andreana Ramseur, Crystal Styles, Doris Mosley and Allen Bauman, MD ABHRS); Tomeka’s Beauty Salon Owners and Managers Discussion (featuring Tomeka James, Amy Carter and Paul J. DiGrigoli); Hairbrained Conversations LIVE (featuring Gordon Miller, Alfredo Lewis, Philip Wolff, Sofie Pok and Arod A “Milly”); and Hattori Hanzo Shears’ The Fearless Hairdresser (featuring Justin Thomas, Chris McCarley and Michael Klein).
Give Back: New this year, an entire section of education is dedicated to community outreach, featuring Cut Out Domestic Abuse, How to Use Hairdressing Skills for Good, The Opioid Epidemic: How to React and Help, and Reach Out. Attendees will also have the opportunity to work alongside Mark Bustos and give back to the local community by providing free haircuts to foster children and their families. Registration for this event is required as space is limited. For more details visit premiereorlandoshow.biz.
Competitions abound, with opportunities for participants to showcase their talent in the following categories:
Acres Of Amazement
The 7.3-acre exhibit floor with more than 850 exhibitors is truly a sight to behold, and attendees can browse and shop their favorite brands, such as:
Eminence Organic Skin Care
Farm House Fresh
Aloxxi Hair Care
Make Up For Ever
Register Today! Premiere Orlando show passes include access to the exhibit floor (Sunday and Monday), educational classes (Saturday, Sunday and Monday), Main Stage presentations and Hair Color Stage presentations. Available at premiereorlandoshow.biz, where attendees can also access exclusive discounted and travel rates.