Celebrate 50 Years of Farouk at the 2015 Cancun Conference

Lauren Salapatek | April 20, 2015 | 9:47 AM
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Patrick Kalle, Global Board Artistic Director
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Maurice Exter, Global Board Creative Design Director
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Rocky Vitelli, Global Board Editorial Stylist Specialist and 3 Time Canadian Hairstylist of the Year
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Leonel Rodriguez, Global Board Styling Specialist and International Editorial Stylist
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This year's 2015 International Cancun Conference will share with you the latest trends in hair and fashion from around the globe. Farouk Systems is now in 133 countries throughout the world.
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The 2015 International Cancun Conference will provide six educational workshops featuring topics such as business building, how to draw inspiration, motivation as a salon business owner and there will be a workshop on the latest techniques in haircutting.
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During the conference, there will be some major celebrity appearances as well as entertainment and musicians.
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Purchase your tickets soon for the 2015 International Cancun Conference.
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Experience a tropical getaway while renewing your passion and creativity for hairdressing at the 19th Annual International Cancun Conference by Farouk Systems, Inc., September 18-22 in Cancun, Mexico. This year’s conference will feature all-inclusive accommodations, learning workshops and trendsetting runway shows.

"This year promises to be the most exciting event in the history of our company as we proudly celebrate 50-years of hairdressing and innovation," says Basim Shami, President and CEO of Farouk Systems, Inc. "Farouk Systems will present the world’s best hairdressers who will showcase their amazing talent in six amazing shows."

Attendees will enjoy education from world-renowned artists including: Patrick Kalle, Maurice den Exter, Richard Jordan, Rocky Vitelli, Leonel Rodriguez, Anna Cantu, Joe Anthony Pena and other international trending artists.

Get your tickets now! The 3-day program (all inclusive except flight) is *$599 (trip value $1,900). The 5-day program (all inclusive except flight) is *$799 (trip value $2,500). *Prices are based on double occupancy.

The 2015 International Cancun Conference will host over 5,000 hairdressers as Farouk Systems celebrates 50-years of hairdressing and innovation in Cancun, Mexico.


50 Years of Hairdressing Runway Show

Inspired by Farouk’s 50 years in the hair industry, Farouk Systems’ Global Board presents a runway show that will offer a look at the past five decades of hairstyling trends. From the bouffant to the bob, see how far the beauty industry has come.

FSI Trend Collection Show 2015

Farouk Systems creative and artistic directors unveil their latest trend collection for the first time! Bringing the top industry trends in cut and color from Europe, this presentation will introduce you to the next must-have looks and cutting-edge techniques.

Global Runway Show

Award-winning stylists from around the globe bring trends from their home country to the international runway. This runway show unites Farouk artists from around the world while highlighting their unique perspectives and progressive style.

Student Hair Show

Every hairdresser has a unique story but all artists started as a student with passion and creativity. Witness the industry’s future trendsetters as they debut their work. Enjoy and support the top Farouk Systems students from the top CHI schools around the U.S.

Color Show: The Art of Color Comes Alive

Invigorate your color inspiration with a runway show featuring classic and edgy color trends. The world of color is presented by the Farouk Systems global hairstylists featuring artists from Australia, Europe, North American and South America. Watch color creations come to life as artists paint the runway with vibrant and exciting trends.

Picture Perfect: A live Photoshoot with Fadil Berisha

Fadil Barisha is an elite photographer known for glamour and luxury. Fadil’s extensive client list includes Halle Berry and has worked on campaigns for luxury brands like Rolex. His work has been published in Vogue, Allure and Harpers Baazar to name a few. Famed for imaginative images and striking celebrity portfolios, Barisha knows the ingredients for creating a visual masterpiece. Farouk Systems Global Board members Tammy Mixon, stylist for Miss Universe and Sherry Hill and Rocky Vitelli, Canadian Hairdresser of the Year, will be presenting camera-ready hair.

Special Q&A with Celebrity Stylists

What does it take to become a celebrity stylist? This Q&A will feature stylists that have extensive client lists featuring George Clooney, Brad Pitt, Gwyneth Paltrow, Rob Pattinson, Jennifer Lawrence, Chris Hemsworth and more.


Trend Cutting and Styling with Patrick, Maurice and Rocky

Experience the diversity in cultures and styles with Farouk Systems Global Board Artists. Unveiling international, fashion-focused cutting, styling, and strategic techniques, trend cutting and styling will elevate your expertise. Gain inspiration for expanding your own existing skills and infuse your work with the influence of the world’s cutting edge hair design.

The Art of Color with Richard Jordan

Unleash your color imagination with Farouk Systems innovative color lines. Experience how to create trendy looks in a single step process utilizing high-fashion color formulas. Learn how the diversity of the Farouk Systems color line allows for artistic freedom and dynamic color results. Tap into your vision and learn how to paint your world with the Art of Color!

Men’s Grooming with Diana Schmidtke and John Mosley

Diana Schmidtke has quickly become known as a force behind the men’s grooming revolution. Her portfolio has been shaped by her work with some of the most prestigious clients among the entertainment and beauty industries, spanning red carpet, editorial, film, and brand relations. Diana’s work is revered by publications such as Vman, Vanity Fair, Vogue, French Vogue, Esquire, Interview, GQ. Her devoted clientele include George Clooney, Benecio Del Toro, Christian Bale, Ryan Gosling, Collin Farrell, Rob Pattinson, Chris Hemsworth, Liam Hemsworth, Seth Macfarlane, Johnny Knoxville, Jon Hamm and Matt Damon to name a few.

With 14 years of passion and experience, John Mosley is known for working with Eminem and Rihanna’s acclaimed “Monster Tour”, as well as working with rap artist NAS, and one of the most talked about names in the music industry today, Kendrick Lamar. No stranger to the athletic world, John also works with the NFLPA and the Washington Nationals baseball team. In addition to movies, television and commercials, his body of visual precision has also been published in ESPN the Magazine, Black Enterprise Magazine, British GQ and Vogue.

Salon Business Motivation Seminar with John Harms

Unlock the hidden potential that your business has to offer. Gain insight on how to become a distinguished business owner and learn methods for empowering yourself and your team. This seminar will motivate you and underline every aspect of growth opportunities available in your salon.

Social Media Success Seminar with Cyndi Lott

Overcome your social media fears! In this seminar, you will be equipped with the knowledge of how to set up and effectively manage your social media accounts to maximize your potential revenue and minimize your time investment. Learn tips and tricks you can use on the top social networks to expand and market yourself and your business to a local audience in a global environment.

The Art of Hairdressing with Anna Cantu & Leonel Rodriquez

Get a glimpse behind the curtain into the world of high-profile hair. Learn styles that are seen on the runways and red carpets. From building the foundation of the perfect up-style to using proper products and tools these techniques will allow you to create elegant updos, avant garde masterpieces and high fashion statements.

To register and for more information about the 2015 International Cancun Conference, visit

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