America’s Beauty Show (ABS), March 12-14, 2016, is at McCormick Place West in downtown Chicago! With inspiring new events, education and innovations in all aspects of beauty during the three-day event, more than 65,000 salon professionals and owners, aspiring students and teachers, headliners and educators, leading product manufacturers and distributors are expected to attend the show this year.
Owned and produced by Cosmetologists Chicago, the 103-years-young independent association with more than 10,000 beauty industry professional and student members, ABS can boast many firsts in beauty industry trade events.
Show Floor Hours
Saturday, March 12, 2016 | 11:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Sunday, March 13, 2016 | 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Monday, March 14, 2016 | 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Calling all haircolorists or color enthusiasts! ABS is hosting its first ColorFest this year, and MODERN can't wait to be a part of it! Outside of incredible education, educators, creative and business-building techniques to help you earn more money, those who register for the event, just $49!!!!, get major perks at the show, like free lunch, free parking, free admission to the show after the program, free samples and more (they had us at free lunch).
TEXTUREDHAIRFair is a breakthrough event at ABS and in conjunction with Mizani, NaturallyCurly.com with Michelle Breyer and Modern Salon Media’s Texture! Magazine. Book Monday, March 14th from 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. for this exclusive curl event at the show.
Get the full-texture story in three hours, and then spend the afternoon shopping! Sign up for the VIP Treatment all for only $49, including lunch, parking and goodie bag!
TEXTUREDHAIRFair topics include:
Who’s Who at the TEXTUREDHAIRFair?
NaturallyCurly.com’s Michelle Breyer interviews top texture experts including:
Trayce Madre – Chicago
Stephen Adams – Minneapolis
Isabella Vasquez – curlpopnhair.com
Kate Oechsle-Truesdale – Mizani Director of Education
The BeautyBASH, an ABS exclusive, is pure party, pure fun and pure celebration on Sunday, March 13, 2016 at ABS McCormick Place campus.
ABS guests want an event that as many attendees and exhibitors can attend to continue their show experience in style, while having a good time together. BeautyBASH is just that – you don’t want to miss the opportunity to party with your industry professionals and friends. As party hosts, Cosmetologists Chicago welcomes all attendees, educators and exhibitors of ABS; all members of Cosmetologists Chicago, as well as all fellow industry friends from Intercoiffure America/Canada – to BeautyBASH in celebration of the incredible industry we all love.
There will be beauty all around you at BeautyBASH with industry glitterati including Tabatha Coffey, Chrystofer Benson, Van Council, Christopher Dove, John Simpson and more! Among many surprises, there will be an appearance by Nick Viall of ABC’s The Bachelor. Cover charge is $30.00, and includes two cocktails, a DJ, and music.
ABS is truly an event that has something for everyone involved in the professional beauty. Complete details on special hotel offers, show registration, and other money-saving ways to enjoy your stay in Chicago are available at AmericasBeautyShow.com, on Facebook and @americasbeautyshow, or by calling 312-321-6809.