Attendees at the 2016 HAIR+ Summit.
Attendees at the 2016 HAIR+ Summit.Jon Soble

The HAIR+ Summit is part of MODERN SALON’s initiative to create a community of like-minded stylists who are passionate about helping their clients—and those who might not yet be their clients. After a very successful 2016 event, the HAIR+ Summit is returning to the Hilton Atlanta Northeast on September 24-26 this year.

“This is the opportunity of a lifetime for those select people who want to change clients from the inside and also profit,” says Jeffrey Paul of Jeffrey Paul for Restoring Beautiful Hair Salon. Paul is also the founder of Wigs for Kids, a nonprofit that provides custom-made hair-replacement systems at no cost to children losing their hair due to medical reasons.

Attendees can expect to learn about hair thinning and loss from all sides—technical, business and medical. Between presentations and during lunch breaks, attendees have the opportunity to connect personally with HAIR+ Summit sponsors.

The 2017 HAIR+ Summit will include content for both the beginning and advanced HAIR+ stylist. All content will be salon-specific and provide practical and useful ways to build the business you have in the category or start from scratch.

Some of the topics being addressed include:

  • Understanding your hair-loss/hair-enhancement client
  • The science of hair loss
  • Salon products, services and solutions
  • Hair-loss prevention vs. hair-loss treatment
  • Medical and surgical solutions
  • The consultation: Working with your clients to identify the problem
  • Supporting your clients going through chemotherapy
  • Special needs of clients with highly textured, coarse hair
  • Natural solutions
  • Hands-on breakout sessions/product demonstrations
  • Building a business: getting started
  • Growing your business: next steps
  • Developing business partnerships with hair restoration centers and medical professionals
  • Learning how to incorporate extensions into your service offerings

Whatever your experience with hair loss, the HAIR+ Summit will move you to the next level by connecting you with the best information and a community of the most focused and engaged salon professionals to add to your network!

Attendees include:

  • Commission stylists
  • Rental stylists
  • Salon owners and managers
  • Representatives from salon chains
  • Beauty school owners and educators
  • Trichologists
  • Dermatologists and surgical providers interested in working with salon professionals

Attendees at the 2016 HAIR+ Summit.
Attendees at the 2016 HAIR+ Summit.


“Absolutely the most informed, concise and educational conference that I’ve ever attended, which provided so many options to an issue I have been struggling with for years. I am so grateful to all the generous attendees, and for Steve Reiss and Lauren Quick for coordinating the summit. Thank you, thank you, thank you!”
—Susan LeBlanc, Mandeville, LA

“I had never had such an information- and inspiration-loaded two days in my life. When I went back to work after the event, I felt like a new person with so much new knowledge.”
—Kai Nemoto, owner of Klips by Kai, Champaign, IL

“Studying hair loss before the conference felt like I was all alone in a dark hallway. It is wonderful to now be a part of a community of professionals who have the same passion about hair loss that I do. The conference was so inspiring to keep pushing forward!”
—Alandra Henderson, stylist at DL Lowry Hairspa Boutique, Indianapolis

“I am happy that I decided to attend the first HAIR+ Summit. I left with a feeling of excitement and renewed energy. This is what the hair-loss industry needs to move into the mainstream.”
—Ricky Knowles, Houston

“Such an enlightening and uplifting experience! Thank you to MODERN SALON and the sponsors that made the HAIR+ event possible! They are committed to giving the beauty industry access to such important information about hair loss in our salons. It was a pleasure seeing those I know and making new friends! The education was just what I was hoping to attain. I, just like most of you all, am back at my salon and ready to take the next step: Crawl, walk... run! Good luck everyone!”
—Alan Kossof, owner of Teddie Kossof Salon, Northfield, IL

“I’m very glad for the HAIR+ Summit, a new community that will allow connections among the most proactive professionals interested in hair enhancement/restoration. The resulting communication will help companies like ours in developing new, better products and will help salon professionals in finding the right tools to accommodate their clients’ needs.”
—Emanuele Campardo, owner of Capelli Hair Extensions, Houston

“Amazing event! Thank you for all the information and support to give me the courage to take on this part of the industry!”
—Kelli Yoder, stylist at Maggie the Salon, Pembroke Pines, FL

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