Two Runway Stages to Simultaneously Host the Hottest Icons & Educators

It's Big... It's Bold... It's Beautiful
It's America's Beauty Show, March 21 - 23, 2015

Cosmetologists Chicago (CC) announces a truly spectacular 2015 America’s Beauty Show lineup of artists, education and events. The salon professional association with 10,000 members owns and produces America’s Beauty Show, to be held March 21-23, 2015, at McCormick Place in Chicago.

The Big, Bold, Beautiful America’s Beauty Show will feature top industry talents on TWO simultaneously scheduled runway stages—right inside the Exhibit Hall! With 450+ exhibitors and multiple workshops and classes, the weekend will provide inspiration to the more than 60,000+ salon and spa professionals expected. Each will return to their salons and schools with the education and motivation to learn more and earn more.

“Known for our innovation, based on our close ties to working salon professionals, this year’s America’s Beauty Show will feature two runway stages presenting educators hosted by America’s Beauty Show, as well as two leading distributors, CosmoProf and SalonCentric,” said CC President Denise Provenzano. “Our goal is always to bring top talent and fashion-forward education to our ABS attendees, along with our distributor and manufacturer partners. As a hairdresser and salon owner, I am confident that this year’s America’s Beauty Show will inspire, educate and motivate our fellow salon professionals and student attendees beyond any other.”

Top platform artists will share the latest techniques in styling, cutting, color and barbering—on special runway stages inside the Exhibit Hall. William DeRidder of Belgium, Peter Gray of the UK and Masa Honda of Japan will perform as guests of Cosmetologists Chicago.

Robert Cromeans, Beth Minardi, Chrystofer Benson, Nicholas French, Wayne Grund, Rafe Hardy, Charlie Price and Adrienne Rogers are among the industry icons who will present their fashion expertise throughout the ABS weekend on the two continuous runway stages.

Salon pros can connect with their favorites companies at America’s Beauty Show 2015.

450+ leading companies in hair, nails, skin, sundries, salon and spa furnishings welcome pros and students alike, to learn, see and purchase new products. Major exhibitors include: Aquage, American Crew, Belvedere, Bioelements, CHI, Clarisonic, Clairol Professional, CND, Eminence, Farouk, Paul Mitchell, Matrix, Moroccanoil, Nioxin, Orly, OPI, Redken, Repêchage, Rusk, Sebastian Professional, Takara Belmont, TIGI, Wella, and many, many more.

All The Information Stylists Need to Know About America’s Beauty Show

It’s all at your fingertips. Be sure to download the ABS app at www.americasbeautyshow.com/mobile or by searching “America’s Beauty Show” at the App Store or Google Play. Available January 20th.

Traveling to the show is so easy. Take the Chicago El, take the METRA, take a taxi, but take note, ABS hours are as follows: Saturday, March 21st, 11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Sunday, March 22nd, Healthy Hairdresser Day @ ABS - 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Monday, March 23rd, Student Day @ ABS – 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Are you staying with us?
The ABS Hotel Block offers great rates, great rooms, and low-cost transportation to McCormick Place. ABS Hotels are listed at americasbeautyshow.com/hotels.

Learn from the finest educators. America’s Beauty Show offers an array of educational topics where pros can pick up CE hours. Hands on, tutorial, business, and Master Artist Classes will hone in on all salon skills for professionals and students. Topics for 2015 include: Barbering, 3-D Sculpting, Behind the Lens, Spring Trends, Long & Short Trends, Balayage, Nail Art, Salon Business, Pedicures, Makeup, Bridal Makeup, Retail Remedies, How to Double Your Income…and many more.

ABS’ Product Knowledge College is a passport to hundreds of manufacturer classrooms where pros learn specific techniques and tips for using their favorite products. Information may be found at americasbeautyshow.com.

Skin is in. What’s more, your America’s Beauty Show admission ticket includes FREE admission to the best esthetics show, Face and Body Midwest, which is co-located with America’s Beauty Show.

#BEAUTYCHANGESLIVES Show up and show out for the Beauty Changes Lives 2015 Legacy Award event on Saturday, March 21, 2015, at The Art Institute of Chicago. Experience an after-dark presentation showcasing models as live art and a private art viewing in the Modern Art wing of The Art Institute of Chicago. The evening will feature specialty cocktails, appetizers, a celebrity DJ, and gift bags, all while honoring Chicago’s own Leo Passage, founder of Pivot Point International. The event benefits Beauty Changes Lives, the nonprofit established to raise funds for the celebration of careers in beauty and wellness. Tickets and more information may be found at americasbeautyshow.com/legacyaward.

Cosmetologists Chicago invites professionals from around the world to celebrate America’s Beauty Show, March 21-23, 2015, located at McCormick Place West, 2301 S. Lake Shore Drive Chicago, IL 60616. Complete details on hotels, registration and other money-saving ways to enjoy your stay in Chicago are available at AmericasBeautyShow.com, on Facebook and Twitter, or by calling 312-321-6809 or 1(800) 648-2505.

“Throughout our 93 years,” concludes Cosmetologists Chicago President Denise Provenzano, “Our America’s Beauty Show has always led salon professionals to see the future of our business in a most exciting way. And, this year’s show will be bigger and bolder than ever!”