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ISSE/Midwest Coming Soon!

Jan Hillenmeyer | October 25, 2012 | 1:16 PM

 The International Salon & Spa Expo/ Midwest, produced by the Professional Beauty Association, is coming to the Chicago area Sunday and Monday November 4-5, 2012. This major fall product and education event for salon professionals and students will be held at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont, Illinois and will offer a full range of educational events, exhibits of professional brands, stage presentations by leading industry artists and a nail competition.

ISSE/Midwest Coming Soon!The education line-up covers the complete range of hair, nails, skin care, spa and business classes with educators that include Charlie Price, Chuck Caple, Faatemah Ampey, Derek J, Geno Stampora, Martin Parsons, Lydia Sarfati, Mikal Clay, Millie Haynam and others as well as an array of manufacturer-sponsored education. There will be more than 60 classes offering Continuing Education (CE) credits, hands-on hair and nail workshops and CIDESCO USA skin care classes.

The ISSE Main Stage programs will feature in-demand platform artists, educators and presenters on two stages. Attendees can check out shows with Derek J, DJ Riggs and Barry Bachen, Farouk, FI Hair Gear, J’s Hair Studio and Academy, Kris Sorbie, Martin Parsons, RUSK, The Teals, Steve Elias and more. The Professional Beauty Association’s Beacon program is designed for students and those just beginning their cosmetology career.

The show will offer a shopping extravaganza on the show floor with tools and products from leading international and indie brands with many manufacturers and distributors offering year-end sales and show deals. The CosmoProf Value Center is set to offer special pricing on products and tools from many of its manufacturers.

Show floor hours are 9:00am-6:00pm on Sunday November 4 and 9:00am-5:00pm on Monday November 5. For more information about ISSE/MW, or to purchase tickets, visit

ISSE/Midwest Coming Soon!

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