PBA Beauty Week: Beacon, Get Together Party, Vegas Excitement

By Alison Shipley Alhamed | 07/17/2010 11:27:46 PM

 

Wow! Cosmoprof/Beauty Week is AWESOME so far!
Landed here in Vegas, after some drama (I left my wallet on the airplane.... dummy!), I got all situated and headed down to the pool area for lunch. Wow, the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino is such an awesome place! Everywhere I turn, I bump into someone I know from the industry... so cool!



After going back to my room to doll myself up a bit, I headed down to the VIP Get Together party, where I ran into some of my closest pals in the industry. Love when everyone's in the same place at the same time! <3 Got some great pics with Modern BFFs.



I also got the chance to stop by the Beacon kick-off party. Students from across the country have gathered here for networking opportunities and to learn ways to become successful salon professionals... love that!



After that, I headed up to the Get Together party where I ran into some of my Pivot Point peeps and also some pretty fun celebs! Gotta love Michael O'Rourke! I also got the chance to meet, in person, Modern's fav photographer Roberto Ligresti and fav make-up artist David Maderich--along with Sherri Jessee... no way!



Ahh! This is so much fun!!!! I cannot even wait until tomorrow, it's going to be AWESOME! A full day of showfloor... and then a full night of NAHA.. Woo hoo!! Not to mention a hair appointment at the Kim Vo Salon in the Mirage.... life is good : )

 

 

 

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ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Alison Shipley Alhamed

Alison Shipley Alhamed, Editor in Chief of Modern Salon Magazine | Editor of First Chair

Since July 2008, Alison has worked across all brands under the MODERN SALON Media umbrella, including MODERN SALON, SALON TODAY, FIRST CHAIR and MODERN SALON TV. Alison’s passion for the beauty industry grew even deeper after she enrolled in beauty school, working as an editor by day and a student by night. Alison earned her cosmetology degree from Pivot Point International in Bloomingdale, Illinois, in May 2011.

You can find Alison on Google+ or e-mail her at ashipley@modernsalon.com.

 


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