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All exhibitors, workshops, artists, presenters, times & locations are subject to change without notice. An ABS exhibit floor ticket is required to purchase any workshop or special event ticket.

 PKC-9519

 

 


NEW!


Clipper Cutting 101
with Scott Ramos

CEHS: 1.5 hours

Monday, April 30
10am - 11:30am
  PKC-9519

     

    • Clipper 101 is the first in a series of educational programs offered through the Andis Master Barber School. 
    • Developed for students and professionals who have had limited exposure to clipper training, this course provides them with techniques and instills confidence to capitalize on the growing men’s grooming trend. 
    • In this class, you will learn everything you need to know about cutting with clippers. Includes Theory, Best Practices, Techniques and Tool Maintenance.

     



     

    PKC-9520
    NEW!


     

    Females Who Fade
    with Whitney VerMeer

    CEHS: 1.5 hours 

    Monday, April 30

    12noon - 1:30pm  PKC-9520

     

     

     

    • Barbering isn’t just for the boys. More and more women are taking up residence in the men’s grooming space. Watch power house Whitney VerMeer show you how you can dominate the world of fades.

     


     

    PKC-9521
    NEW!


     

     

    Barbering For Cosmetologists
    with John Delgado



    CEHS: 1.5 hours 
    Monday, April 30


    2pm - 3:30pm  PKC-9521

     

     

     

    • Earn a piece of the lucrative men’s grooming market. Trending styles for men require frequent care and many require a look only achieved with electric clippers. 
    • Don't be afraid of your clipper; learn how to understand the difference between cutting with shears and clippers and the benefits of each so that you can unlock your complete haircutting creativity and broaden your client base.

     

     


     

    PKC 6016

     

     




    Achieve Perfect Arches & Lash Like a Pro with Ardell
    with Joy Johnson

    SUNDAY APRIL 29
    1pm - 2pm  PKC 6016

    • Join Ardell educators showcasIng  master techniques for creating flawless brow and lash looks.
    • Learn exclusive tips and tricks to expertly sculpt, shape and fill brows, and apply strip and individual lashes effortlessly.  
    • Class is in Session!

     


     

    PKC 6000





    PKC 7010


    Introduction to a 
    Whole New World of
    Possibilities with 
    Extensions


    SUNDAY APRIL 29
    9am - 10:30am  PKC 6000

    MONDAY APRIL 30
    2pm - 3:30pm  PKC 7010

     



    • Extensions aren't just for length! 
    • Learn how to offer solutions to clients you already have in your chair, and help them solve their most common hair issues. 
    • Thinning hair, lifeless volume, dull, boring styles, longer sexier hair, and even treating areas of alopecia and scarring, are just some of the common complaints your clients have, and are begging for you help to fix them!
    • Babe Hair Extensions has a solution for everyone with these issues.


    PKC 6020 Scissor Dexterity 
    with Fumi Eguchi

    SUNDAY APRIL 29
    1pm - 3pm  PKC 6020



    • Refine your hand and eye coordination to cut hair with confidence.

     

    PKC 6029
    Working Through
    Textures and Lengths

    with Sal Misseri

    SUNDAY APRIL 29

    3pm - 5pm  PKC 6029



    • See a demonstration and learn about the benefits of using different scissors on different types of hair.

     


    PKC 5001





    PKC 6018
    Our Hair Your Way
    Cinderella Hair Extensions

    SATURDAY APRIL 28
    1pm - 2:30pm  PKC 5001

    SUNDAY APRIL 29 
    1pm - 2:30pm  PKC 6018



    • Does your resume include hair extensions? The overview will instruct on the benefits of six extension methods:
    • Classic – fusion extensions
    • I-Hair – I-tip extensions
    • Flat Tip I-Hair extensions
    • T-Hair – tape extensions
    • Cinderella Hair Strips – 3” wide piece that’s secured in place with I-Links
    • Cinderella Hair Veil – 30” Wide continuous row of human Remy hair
    • Learn which technique to choose for each salon guest, discover how extensions can grow your salon business by adding length, volume or chemical free hi-light, understand how combining multiple methods can increase your income and save your guest valuable time.

    PKC 6011
    Introduction to
    Donna Bella Hair Extensions


    SUNDAY APRIL 29
    11am - 12:30pm  PKC 6011



    • This class will go over four installation techniques offered by Donna Bella: I-Link (beaded), Kera-Link (fusion), Flat-Tip and Tape-In and will inspire you to open your mind up to the possibilities that hair extensions can offer you and your clients.

    • Not only will attendees receive one-of-a-kind training, they will also enjoy special discounted starter kits and special access to our online education and certification program.

     

     



    PKC 7006



     

    Tape-in Extensions and
    Expert Blending
    Techniques


    MONDAY APRIL 30
    12noon - 1:30pm  PKC 7006




    • When it comes to extensions, the dead giveaway is the glaring gap between someone’s hair and the extensions that flow beneath. 
    • In this session you’ll discover how to expertly blend extensions by learning how to recommend the proper amount of extensions for your client’s hair type and by learning the four key components to blending extensions: Determining the length, framing the face, connecting the layers between your client’s hair and the extensions, and polishing and detailing your work.


    PKC 7013


     PKC 7014
    Dyson Bombshell to
    Boho Blowdry Style

    with Todd Tinnel 


    MONDAY APRIL 30
    10:30am - 11:15am  PKC 7013

    MONDAY APRIL 30
    11:30am - 12:15pm  PKC 7014




    • Take your blowdrys to the next level!
    • Learn simple yet effective techniques to achieve a number of looks using just your hairdryer
    • We’ll take you from big volume super model to model-off-duty to a day at the beach
    • See how you can achieve these looks in record time using the new Dyson
    • Supersonic Professional Edition dryer


    PKC 6026 Introducing EzFLOW TruDip -
    An Easy 3 Step System to Design Captivating Acrylic Nails In Half the Time!

    with Hoang Nguyen

    SUNDAY APRIL 29
    2:30pm - 4pm  PKC 6026



    • This orderless system requires no sculpting and minimal filing to create a quick and precise acrylic manicure leaving nails lightweight and durable with a shiny, glossy finish.


    PKC 6002
    Detox While You Wax
    with Paul Pedrero

    SUNDAY APRIL 29
    9:30am - 10:30am  PKC 6002


     
    • Introducing gigi's NEW Charcoal Detox hard Wax, enriched with detoxifying ingredients that treat and protect the skin.
    • Developed primarily for the face, this dual-purpose wax gently removes unwanted hair and unclogs pores for an enhanced waxing experience.
    • For both women and men.

    PKC 6010 Get the look with ibd Traditional hard Gels
    with Vicki Ornellas


    SUNDAY APRIL 29
    11am - 12:30pm  PKC 6010



    • Innovative application techniques using ibd products
    • Our experienced educators will instruct you to properly apply ibd traditional gels for nail extensions and overlays.
    • We will introduce the new Just gel Polish/Advanced wear shades to create the most intricate and artistic designs.
    • At ibd, we are the nail people.

    PKC 6013 Success DOESN'T Have
    To Be a Secret!
    How to Become Your
    Very Own Success Story!

    with Coral and Taylor Pleas

    SUNDAY APRIL 29
    11:30am - 1pm  PKC 6013
    CEHS: 1.5



    (For Owners, Managers ONLY) 

    •  

      The 3 Ways to ATTRACT your Dream Team
    • The 4 Steps to RETAIN your Dream Team and KEEP them
    • The Top 3 BEST PRACTICES to instantly boost sales & grow you into a thriving business
    • How Coral built a MULTI-MILLION-DOLLAR business. Now YOU can TOO!
     PKC 6032  
    SUNDAY APRIL 29
    3:30pm - 5pm  PKC 6032




     PKC 7002
    MONDAY APRIL 30 
    9:30am - 11am  PKC 7002




    PKC 7009
    MONDAY APRIL 30
    1:30pm - 3pm  PKC 7009




    PKC 6004


    PKC 7005
    How to Become a 
    100k to 200k Salon/Spa Professional NOW!

    with Lauren Gartland


    SUNDAY APRIL 29
    9:30am - 11am  PKC 6004
    CEHS: 1.5

    MONDAY APRIL 30 
    11:30am - 1pm  PKC 7005
    CEHS: 1.5



    (For Owners, Managers & ALL Service Providers) 

    • How to ADD $50 to $100+ to your book EVERY DAY!
    • Two PROVEN ways to BOOST your income by $10,000 to $30,000 NOW!
    • The SECRET to working SMART vs HARD & create more Life/Work balance
    • How to make MORE MONEY with FEWER clients and WITHOUT raising prices

    PKC 6023 How to TURBOCHARGE
    Your Income and Client Loyalty by 20% & 30% Now! 

    with Lauren Gartland

    SUNDAY APRIL 29
    1:30pm - 3pm  PKC 6023



    (For Owners, Managers & ALL Service Providers) 

    • Learn A PROVEN System to take home an extra $500 to $1,500 per month 
    • How to confidently invite each guest to Pre-book in a what that is all about them! 
    • A 40-second REPEATABLE system to get all your guests in 2 to 6 extra visits per year 
    • The Industry Performance Standards for Pre-booking - Find out how you compare to your competition

    PKC 6027



    PKC 7003

       Elite Clipper
    Cutting Techniques


    SUNDAY APRIL 29
    3pm - 4pm  PKC 6027

    MONDAY APRIL 30
    10am - 11am  PKC 7003


     

     
    • The clipper-over-comb, which is the most respected skill among top barbers
    • To master this technique to leave your personal mark on every haircut
     PKC 6015



    PKC 7007






     
    The Men's
    Shaving Experience

    SUNDAY ARPIL 29
    12:30pm - 1:30pm  PKC 6015

    MONDAY APRIL 30
    12:30pm - 1:30pm  PKC 7007


     

    • The key to a great shave is in the preparation of your client’s skin 
    • How to apply, massage and shave  your clients using a straight razor 
    • How to use the best tools available for a smooth shaving experience
    PKC 6006


    PKC 7011







     

     

    Men's Grooming
    Experience


    SUNDAY APRIL 29
    10am - 11am  PKC 6006

    MONDAY APRIL 30
    3pm - 4pm  PKC 7011



     

    • The techniques and tools necessary to give your men the best grooming 
    • An easy four step cutting method using Johnny B. products as tools, giving you the confidence
                  

    PKC 7015
    PKC 7016
    PKC 7017

    PKC 7018
    PKC 7019
    PKC 7020

    PKC 7021
    PKC 7022
    PKC 7023

     

     




    Smoothing
    CERTIFICATION CLASS

    with
    Keratin Complex Education Team


    SATURDAY APRIL 28
    11am - 12noon  PKC 7015
    1pm - 2pm  PKC 7016
    3pm - 4pm  PKC 7017

    SUNDAY APRIL 29
    10am - 11am  PKC 7018
    12noon - 1pm  PKC 7019
    2pm - 3pm  PKC 7020

    MONDAY APRIL 30
    10am - 11am  PKC 7021
    12noon - 1pm  PKC 7022
    2pm - 3pm  PKC 7023

    • Discover the fundamentals of Keratin Complex® Natural Keratin Smoothing Treatment, Natural Keratin Smoothing Treatment for Blonde Hair, Express Blow Out™ and Personalized Blow Out™
    • This comprehensive smoothing class is designed to enhance stylist understanding, skills, and knowledge of the services offered by the market leader in smoothing treatments 
    • Learn how to choose the best smoothing treatment for different hair types and explore Keratin Complex’s comprehensive backbar and retail collection


     PKC 6033  







     LE : The Light Elegance
    Total Tour
    with Jayne Berger

    SUNDAY APRIL, 29
    9am - 12pm PKC 6033



     The Light Elegance Total Tour is a demonstration class that will take you through an in depth journey of the entire Light Elegance product line using the Light Elegance Catalog. You won’t just see the products, you will learn when to use them, in what combination and why. We’ll also talk about the intricate chemistry of several products so you will know exactly what to do as a quality nail professional. These are the tools of your trade and you must know how to use them perfectly and professionally.

    The second section of this class is the LEU Educator thoroughly demonstrating the products so you can ask questions as each step is happening.  You’ll learn the Light Elegance way to prep a nail, how to manage self-leveling gels and how to remove gel if too much product is applied—all the basic and essential “1-2-3’s” a nail tech needs to know.


    The Light Elegance Total Tour becomes your solid foundation to a successful career. You will leave this class knowing how versatile the Light Elegance product line is and how to be successful with it. You will receive a Certificate of Completion, will earn Light Elegance University credit for LE 101, will become eligible to take LE 201 and will be one step closer to earning your LEU Bachelor’s Degree.


     
    PKC 6003 Conquer
    Color Catastrophes

    with Anthony Barnhill

    SUNDAY APRIL 29
    9:30am - 11am  PKC 6003



    • The  tools you need to become an expert at problem-solving, no matter what challenge you’re faced with
    • The simple solutions for common color disasters, which will help you turn any 911 Color Emergency into an opportunity to boost your revenue
    PKC 6022 SUNDAY APRIL 29
    1:30pm - 3pm  PKC 6022



     PKC 7000 MONDAY APRIL 30
    9am - 10:30am  PKC 7000


     
    PKC 7008  MONDAY ARPIL 30
    1pm - 2:30pm  PKC 7008


     

    PKC 6012 The Art of 
    Color Correction

    with Missy Peterson

    SUNDAY APRIL 29
    11:30am - 1pm  PKC 6012



    • How to much the limits, when you’ve mastered the rulebook, which doesn’t mean you don’t like pushing the limits 
    • That a good challenge is what you love 
    • How to color outside the lines
    PKC 6031  SUNDAY APRIL 29
    3:30pm - 5pm  PKC 6031


     
     PKC 7004  MONDAY APRIL 30
    11am - 12:30pm  PKC 7004



     PKC 7012   MONDAY APRIL 30
    3pm - 4:30pm  PKC 7012

     


     

     


     

    PKC 6005  It's a Match:
    Hiring the Right Fit

    with Ruth Gonzalez

    SUNDAY APRIL 29
    10am - 11am  PKC 6005




    • Hiring can be stressful and intimidating, but not when done the right way.

    • Join Ruth Gonzalez as she breaks down the hiring process including writing job descriptions, selling your business at the interview, and finding the best match for your company culture. 



    PKC 6009 Are You Breaking Up with Me?
    The Key to
    Retaining Employees 

    with Ruth Gonzalez

    SUNDAY APRIL 29
    11am - 12pm  PKC 6009



    • With such a high turnover rate, retaining quality employees is one of the biggest pain points for the beauty industry. 

    • Master your mission and create a career path for all employees that will motivate them to perform to their highest potential and stay loyal to your business.


    PKC 6017 Run Your Business
    Like a Boss:
    Meet Meevo 2.0

    with John Harms and Robert Maconi

    SUNDAY APRIL 29
    1pm - 2pm  PKC 6017


    • Meevo 2.0 is finally here and worth the wait. Get the first look at the latest innovation from Millennium Systems international that is taking beauty industry by storm.

    • Catch a glimpse of the magic for yourself as Millennium’s John Harms & Robert Maconi shows you how Meevo will grow your business while saving you time.

    • Bring your laptop, tablet, or smartphone to follow along with this hands-on demo. 



    PKC 6024
     
    Keeping Up
    with the KPIs:
    Reality Driven Results

    with John Harms and Ruth Gonzalez

    SUNDAY APRIL 29
    2:30pm - 3:30pm  PKC 6024




    • During this class, you will learn about key performance indicators (KPIs) and why they are your secret to taking home more money at the end of the day
    • Set your salon up for major growth this year with a personalized action plan for your business and entire staff.


    PKC 6007 Power to the Tools...
    Cutting, Styling and 
    Finishing Techniques

    with Cherry Petenbrink

    SUNDAY APRIL 29
    10am - 11:30am  PKC 6007




    • While creating beautiful hairstyles, we will explain technologies, features & different options in your styling tools, focusing especially on shears & brushes.

    • Choosing the right tool directly impacts the speed, quality & durability of your cutting, styling & finishing. 

    PKC 6019  SUNDAY APRIL 29
    1pm - 2:30pm  PKC 6019





    PKC 5006
    PKC 5007

    PKC 7024
    PKC 7025

    NEW!


     The Art & Business of Extensions - Look and Learn

    CERTIFICATION CLASS
    with
    Platinum Seamless Educators

    SATURDAY APRIL 28
    12noon - 2pm  PKC 5006
    3pm - 5pm  PKC 5007

    MONDAY APRIL 30
    10am - 12noon  PKC 7024
    12:30pm - 2:30pm  PKC 7025

    • From the leaders in hair extension systems, Platinum Seamless delivers customizable, damage-free solutions for every client, providing a variety of tailored application methods, for every hair type, condition and lifestyle. This revolutionary system offers the most comfortable adhesive attachment and guarantees the highest-quality results in the industry
    • Extension business is growing dramatically due to client demand + stylist interest in the benefits, solutions and application options. Come see for yourself how to incorporate Platinum Seamless into your menu of services today!
    • Live Demonstrations on top 3 basic application methods
    • How to set yourself up for extension success with your client
    • Color Blending Multiple Shades & techniques to Introduce fashion Shades to your clients without the commitment
    • NEW!! Be the one the first to experience our brand new revolutionary clip in option which instantly transforms our full line of tape in extensions to clip in extensions

    PKC 5002 The Assets
    of REF

    with Adam Fisher

    SATURDAY APRIL 28
    1pm - 2:30pm  PKC 5002



    • We will walk you through a 9 step process to a successful guest visit! 

    • This class delivers  - you will feel confident and successful every step of the way.

       

    PKC 6008 
    SUNDAY APRIL 29

    10am - 11:30am  PKC 6008





    PKC 5000 Men's Barbering
    with Al Oldham

    SATURDAY APRIL 28
    12noon - 1pm  PKC 5000




    • This program will help to empower stylists who are shy to clipper cutting (no guards) or just need a good refresher.


      TOPICS INCLUDE:

      • Head Shape 
      • Consultation
      • Growth Patterns 
      • Foundations to Clipper Cutting
      • Customizing the hairline
      •  Retailing
      •  Styling
      • Pre-Booking the Male Client
    PKC 6030
    SUNDAY APRIL 29

    3:30pm - 4:30pm  PKC 6030





    PKC 6025
    On Trend
    Creative Texture Waves

    with Al Oldham

    SUNDAY APRIL 29
    2:30pm - 3:30pm  PKC 6025



     


    PKC 5004
    Money Making
    Texture Cutting

    with Karen Stevenson


    SATURDAY APRIL 28
    2:30pm - 3:30pm  PKC 5004




      • Tips, tricks, cuts and consistent techniques to utilize in the salon on a daily basis that will keep the clients coming back for more. Beautiful textured cuts, quick tips, tricks and money making techniques with razor and multiple tools will re-ignite your passion behind the chair in numerous ways.
    PKC 6021
    SUNDAY APRIL 29

    1:30pm - 2:30pm  PKC 6021





    PKC 5005
    Balayage
    with Jesse Marcks


    SATURDAY APRIL 28
    3:30pm - 4:30pm  PKC 5005



    • Learn tricks and tips to help you perfect this colour trend.  

    • New techniques and placement to help you achieve this look efficiently and seamlessly.


    PKC 6014
    REF Direct
    Colour Creative

    with Jesse Marcks

    SUNDAY APRIL 29
    12noon - 1pm  PKC 6014




    • Understand how direct dye works and how to use it.




     
     PKC    Discover
    Dip Powder &
    Join the Revelution!

    with Peter Vu

    SATURDAY APRIL 28
    1pm - 2pm  PKC 

     

     
    • Experience this unique opportunity to learn about dip powder application. Join Peter Vu, one of the top dip powder educators in the industry, will be demonstrating cutting edge techniques, that will have you dominating the dip powder movement.


     
    PKC 5003 Modern
    Haircuts and Styles

    with Ivan Suarez "Chico Boom"

    SATURDAY APRIL 28
    2pm - 4pm  PKC 5003



    • With high quality alcohol free products and exclusive formulas Rolda continues to keep up with the modern man by releasing products that are easy to use and great in quality.

    • In this class you will also learn marketing strategies and retail up-selling allowing you to secure a better financial future.


    PKC 6001 The Art of Beards

    SUNDAY APRIL 29
    9am - 11am  PKC 6001



    • This class you will learn the proper techniques to fully execute any style of beard and facial hair, while finishing them off and grooming with Rolda’s Premium line of Beard Products and oils.


     
     PKC    The Salon Secret:
    Add Airbrush,
    Add Revenue

    with Tanya Deemer

    SATURDAY APRIL 28
    1pm - 2pm  PKC 




     
    • In this class with Global Artist and Educator Tanya Deemer, you’ll learn airbrush technique with ease in using the TEMPTU Air while you practice airbrush makeup, root touch-up and brow application.

    • Explore ways to incorporate airbrush services into your existing menu and to market these highly visual, instagrammable services to your customer base for bridal, special events and more.

     
    PKC     TEMPTU Air:
    The Game Changing
    Tool for 
    Root Touch-Up,
    Men's Grooming,
    & Barbering Excellence

    with Frederick Sanders

    SATURDAY APRIL 28
    2:30pm - 3:30pm  PKC 



     
    • TEMPTU’S Airbrush Root Touch Up is a long wear, vitamin enriched formula that is water- and transfer-resistant.  Easy to use and completely precise, you can add this service and watch your revenue rise.

    • Frederick will also introduce the new TEMPTU Ultimate Barber Hair Shaping Set.

    • You’ll learn how to confidently add TEMPTU to your repertoire, how it can save you time, make you money, and improve your artistry.


    PKC 7001 Extend Your Business
    with Twisted Fringe
    Tape Extensions


    MONDAY APRIL 30
    9am - 10:30am  PKC 7001



    • In this class, you will learn how to install, trouble shoot and maintain Twisted Fringe Tape Extensions.We will also share with you before and after shots and how discuss pricing and marketing ideas to help you market this service.


     
     PKC 7033   Uberliss Combined Class
    Keratin + Bond 

    with Nick Montecinos
    & Mallory Eaton


    MONDAY APRIL 30
    1pm - 4pm PKC 7033







    Keratin Treatment Hands On Demonstration

    1:00-2:30pm

    Keratin Educator – Nick Montecinos

    Join Uberliss and discover the safest, 100% formaldehyde-free and Methylene Glycol-free treatment that is designed to smooth and straighten frizzy and wavy hair textures. 

    Our keratin treatment is enriched with keratin, cysteine and buriti delivering amazing shine, softness and silkiness to your hair for up to 4 months. 

    Learn first-hand the best way to apply the most effective and safest smoothing treatment in the world!


    Bond Technique Class 

    2:30-3:30pm

    Bond System Educator – Mallory Eaton

    Learn first-hand Mallory Eaton’s technique using the Überliss Bond Treatment to complete a total transformations for your clientele without compromising hair health.















    PKC 6018 Cut Your 
    Waxing Time in Half!
    with
    Elham Jazab

    SUNDAY MARCH 26
    12:30pm - 1:45pm



     

    • The smarter, faster and more hygienic way to wax with clean – easy’s roll on waxing systems 
    • How to speed up your services and double your profit


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