Premiere Columbus—taking place at the Greater Columbus Convention Center in Columbus, Ohio, on October 6-7, 2019—will provide attendees the opportunity to earn CE hours, learn from top educators, network with thousands of motivated beauty professionals and, of course, explore the extensive exhibit floor. The full lineup has finally been announced, and can be viewed here. Highlights include:
Main Stage: With each presentation equaling one CE hour, pros can witness some of the biggest names in the industry, including Tabatha Coffey, Chrystofer Benson and Rickey Zito (Matrix), Candy Shaw (Sunlights Balayage), Kasey O’Hara Skrobe and Stephanie Lawrence (Pulp Riot), Andy Mendoza, Van Campbell and Talia Scarpato (Barberology), Josh Perez, Antonio Estrada and Amanda Kimball (Sexy Hair) and the Stay Sharp Nation Team.
Classroom Education: All classes are certified continuing education courses for the states of Ohio and West Virginia, providing professionals the opportunity to receive up to seven CE hours in two days. There will be more than 200 classes and hands-on workshops on popular trends in skin care, hair, men’s grooming, nails and business.
Exhibit Floor: With more than 400 booths, the exhibit floor will be buzzing with energy from live demos, pop-up education and endless products available for purchase—get out on the floor and shop some of your favorite brands!
A few short weeks later on October 20-21, 2019, Premiere Birmingham will take place at the Birmingham Jefferson Convention Complex in Birmingham, Alabama. Attendees can earn CE hours, network with thousands of colleagues and explore the extensive exhibit floor. The full lineup has finally been announced, and can be viewed here. Highlights include:
Main Stage: Witness and welcome new educators like Larisa Love (Larisa Love Salon), Justin Isaac and Brayden Pelletier (The Redken Exchange), Sam Daly and Candace Kerper (Pulp Riot) and Patric Bradley (P Element). Retuning to Main Stage this year are Gino Maggio, Van Campbell and Frank Soto (Barberology), Leen & Bertus (Reuzel) and Matty Conrad (Victory Barber & Brand).
Education: There will be more than 200 classes and hands-on workshops on popular trends in skin care, hair, men’s grooming, nails and business. Attendees can learn from inspirational educators such as: Alfredo Lewis, Najah Aziz, The Tuggle Brothers, Tony Ly, Stefani Carol and many more!
Exhibit Floor: Just like Premiere Columbus, the floor will feature more than 400 booths, with live demos, pop-up education and endless products available for purchase—get out on the floor and shop some of your favorite brands!
Show passes include access to the exhibit floor and educational classes, including Main Stage presentations. Attendees can also access exclusive discounted hotel and travel rates via the shows’ websites (above).