MODERN SALON MEDIA's editorial team will be reporting live on all the education, inspiration and collaboration this weekend at the 2012 Premiere Orlando show, Saturday, June 2 to Monday, June 4 at the Orlando/Orange County Convention Center - West Complex. If you are coming to the show, stop by MODERN's Booth 1866! Our team will be continuously posting blogs/articles, photos and video updates during the show. Make sure you also tune into MODERN and SALON TODAY's Facebook sites for more information.

With over 50,300 attendees last year, novice and seasoned veterans alike will learn first-hand the tips, tricks and secrets of the pros. Premiere Orlando will feature hair education and technical flair on the Main Stage, specialized in-depth color training on the Hair Color Stage, nail education, and the Premiere DAYSPA will feature make-up, skin care, massage education and more!

This year’s event once again offers an expanded education session on Saturday, June 2nd. With over 35 free education classes and 14 hands-on workshops there is something for everyone in the salon. This third day, of education only, offers everyone the opportunity to get to attend more classes and learn from the top names of the industry.

Don't Miss These Events (which MODERN will be attending) and Offers!

Reality TV In The Making:

When: Saturday, June 2. Doors open at 4 p.m.

Where: Room 315 at the Orlando Convention Center

Details: Want a chance to be a reality star? There will be an open casting call for Hair Network TV's Top Chair Competition. Look out for MODERN SALON MEDIA's Publisher Steve Reiss, who will be judging the event with Shear Genius winner, Brig Van Osten, and styndicated court show host Judge Alex, as well as celebrity stylist Dean Banowitz. Gift bags will be given at the door. For more information visit

Business Forum and Personal Development:

When: Monday, June 2 at 10:30 a.m.

Where: Room 221A

Details: MODERN's Publisher Steve Reiss will be presenting what you need to know about online strategies in order to grow your salon business. You may already have a website and engage in social media, but are your digital efforts really driving your business and making you money? Learn in this seminar the basics of online marketing and how you can improve your online presence.

Curly Hair Pool Party:

When: Saturday, June 2. 5-8 p.m.

Where: Omni Resort Orlando (1500 Masters Blvd. in Championsgate, FL)

Details: Back for its second year, The Curly Pool Party sponsored by, will feature sun and poolside demos from Amika, My DNA, Ouidad, SheaMoisture, and U R Curly. Demos will show curl enthusiasts and stylists how to work with hair in the humidity, properly detangle hair after swimming, avoid chlorine damage, protect hair from the sun, maintain moisture in high temperatures and how to safely color hair.

And, walk away with a goodie bag of samples and discount coupons! This is a free event, but you must RSVP to attend. RSVP now.

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When: May 23 to June 8 at 12 a.m. in CDT

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Main Stage: Premiere Orlando’s Main Stage features the latest industry fashions and trends and is the show’s home for top guest artists.

Appearing are: Intercoiffure Global Educator Patrick Cameron; John Paul Mitchell Systems: Robert Cromeans, Stephanie Kocielski, Takashi Kitamura, and Noogie Thai; Celebrity Stylist Ted Gibson; TIGI: Heath Grant & TIGI Soho Academy Team; Matrix: Chrystofer Benson, Ammon Carver, Nicholas French, Daniel Roldan, Nick Stenson, Brian and Sandra Smith; CND: Jan Arnold and The Blonds; Farouk Systems: Anna Cantu; Rusk: Rusk Creative Team; ARROJO: Nick Arrojo, Lina Arrojo, Amanda Jenkins, James Edick and Gerard Scarpaci; Martin Parsons and Sam Villa.

Hair Color Stage: Premiere Orlando provides across-the-board coverage in color education from techniques and methods to hints and tricks helping stylists set themselves apart from the competition.

Appearing are: Beth Minardi; Redken: Patrick Fitzwater; Scruples: Amie Breckenridge-Goltz and Charlie Price and Chris Venesky; and TIGI Colour: Richy Kandasamy.

Global Texture & Barbershop: Presenting: Ashtae Products; AROSCI; Dudley Products; MRL/Design Essentials; Essations Products; P. Element; Chuck Caple; Salon Exclusive; Naitcole Michele International; The Edge Beauty; SoftSheen-Carson Professional; Vernon Scott; Against the Grain Magazine; Johnny B. Hair Care; Terrence Manning; ABMAAM, Inc.; WAHL Clipper; Major League Barber and Andis just to name a few.

Nail World: Attendees learn all aspects of the art from electric filing, acrylics, gels, airbrushing, nail art, French manicures, embellishments to natural nails as well as business savvy operation, sanitation and client management.

Presenting: OPI; CND; Precision Nails; Young Nails; Ultronics; Medicool; enVogue Sculptured Nail Systems; ibd; EzFlow Nail Systems; Odyssey Nail Systems; NSI; Nancy King Heupel; Backscratchers Salon Systems, Inc.; Dashing Diva Professional; BioSculpture Gel Nails; LeChat Nail Care Products; Akzentz; Tammy Taylor Nails, Inc.; United Nails, Inc.;; and Christrio among many more.

Premiere DAYSPA: Experience inspiring speakers, advanced education, the latest trends and innovations, live demonstrations, new product launches and hands-on workshops. Premiere DAYSPA is your source for professional education featuring over 130 educational sessions in skincare, make-up, massage, and Medesthetics.

Lineup includes: Aesthetic Science Institute: Michelle D'Allaird; American BioTech Labs: Sally Byrd; Bioelements; Circadia by Dr. Pugliese: Michael Pugliese; Éminence Organic Skin Care: Kara Pettis; HydroPeptide: April Zangl; Osmosis Pur Medical Skincare: Dr. Ben Johnson; Repêchage: Lydia Sarfati and Lauren Streeter; SAIAN Natural Clinical Skin Care: Margarita Saian; Spalutions: Felicia Brown; The M'Lis Company: Wallace Nelson, Linda Nelson and M'Lisa Jackson.

NEW this year! Be sure to visit the Premiere DAYSPA Demonstration Stage in the Exhibit Hall for live demonstrations on the latest products and treatments from some of your favorite companies including Clarisonic, Dermalogica, Stila Cosmetics, Elemental Herbology and Premier USA.

Evening Events: John Paul Mitchell Systems will be hosting the MITCH Black & Yellow Party at the Orlando House of Blues. The event will take place Sunday, June 3rd.

For more information and to register visit or call 800-335-7469.