Focus On Men: CT Barber Expo Returns for its 8th Year

March 5, 2018 | 9:33 AM
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The original barber industry showcase is back for its eighth year on April 21 and 22. Hosted at the Hartford Convention Center in downtown Hartford, Connecticut, this year's CT Barber Expo will inspire, entertain, and showcase the culture, community and passion of the barber world. The CT Barber Expo is open to stylists, barbers, students and spectators alike. 

This year show organizer Jay Majors Raposo, in partnership with BaBylissPRO, will be hosting a huge kick-off launch party and fashion show Saturday night, April 21. The launch party will showcase BabylissPRO’s new luxury line of clippers and trimmers, with the unveiling of the New “GOLDFX” cordless clipper. This “GOLD PARTY” Mixer will be packed with industry influencers and top media who will be the first to get a glimpse of the latest Barber tech and accessories.  

Day 2 of the expo will be filled with educational seminars, over 350 vendors, and the main event: Barber Battles; taking place live on stage with special guest appearances by the Schorem Barbers of Rotterdam, Rob the Original and StayGold. Rumor has it that even Hip-Hop recording artist Rick Ross may be in attendance.

“The CT Barber Expo gets bigger every year but, continues to be the event that bridges the gap between barbering and cosmetology–through Barberology,” says Raposo.   

For more information on the CT Barber Expo, and to purchase tickets please visit 

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