ISBN to Host Annual Networking Event
The International SalonSpa Business Network (ISBN) will hold its annual conference, The “ISBN Roundup,” at the Hyatt Regency Hill Country Resort and Spa in San Antonio, Texas May 19-21.
The annual conference brings together manufacturers and key management from multi-location salons and spas. The conference is structured to allow maximum time to meet with current and prospective customers in a variety of business, seminar and social settings.
The event kicks off Sunday May 19 with a golf tournament and evening receptions that include A New Member Reception and the President’s Welcome Reception.
Monday includes a General Session and ISBN Members Meeting followed by Speed Meetings that, similar to speed dating, allows vendors 13-minute one-on-one meetings with chain salon executives with a two minute break between meetings.
Tuesday’s General Session will be followed by additional opportunities for follow-up meetings between vendors and chain salon management as well as breakout sessions on a variety of topics.
Participating vendors have the opportunity to purchase sponsorships that include sponsoring outings, meals, receptions, promotional items and participation on panels and at speaking events depending on the financial level of Sponsorship. Sponsorships can be purchased at four levels (Bronze, Silver, Gold and Platinum) and also on an a la carte basis.
ISBN comprises a wide range of multi-location salons and spas from high-end to value-priced and may include two to three corporate locations, franchises and those with locations throughout the world.
The current ISBN officers include President: Jason Volk, Chatters Canada; Vice President: Scott Colabuono, Fantastic Sams; Vice President: Paul Brown, Paul Brown Salons; Treasurer: Larry Walt, Design 1 Salons and Secretary: Phillip Gould, Gould’s Salons and Spas. Past Presidents include Gordon Logan of Sport Clips and Paula Malloy of JCP Salons.
Current board members of ISBN are: Phil Horvath of Ulta, Patrick Neville, Beauty First; Tony Fiorentino, Hello Gorgeous; Andy Cohen, Regis Corp.; Henry Pelusi, Philip Pelusi Salons and S.J. Szabo, Stephen Szabo Salons.
For information on the upcoming ISBN Roundup, or for sponsorship information, contact ISBN’s Margie Provenzano at 866-444-4272 or e-mail [email protected].