THE EVENT: Portfolio On Tour, the Goldwell/KMS California 2 day seminar. Special guests Nick Arrojo and the Arrojo team helped to launch the event last night in NYC.

DETAILS: This 2 day seminar begins with a night of "Fashion and Education" with an extravagnt runway presentation showcasing trends, inspiration and education. The KMS California "JamFest" on day 2 offers hands-on classes and unplugged detailed education. Hundreds of salon professionals attended the kick off event held at the Edison Ballroom in the heart of the theater district on 47th Street. After a buffet dinner and open bar, guests were treated to the 2 hour show featuring dozens of models and colors and styles ranging from money making and consumer friendly to powerful and innovative.

WHO'S WHO: All the big names from the Goldwell/KMS California families were there: John Simpson, Dimitrios Tsioumas, Patrick McIvor, Simon Miller, Sonna Brado and special guests Nick Arrojo and the Arrojo Studio team.

COMING TO YOU: The tour continues and is heading to Long Beach, May 6-7; Atlanta, May 19-20; Houston, August 25-26; Chicago, September 22-23 and Baltimore, November 10-11. For more information, go to your local distributor or goldwell-northamerica.com

In the meantime, check out these videos showing the Grand Finale and a breakdown of some of the looks from John Simpson and Dimitrios Tsioumas.