America's Beauty Show
Your Favorite Weekend of the Year!

America’s Beauty Show (ABS) is owned and produced by Cosmetologists Chicago® (CC). Professional
cosmetologists, nail technicians, stylists and colorists from all over the world attend ABS every year to experience
superior education and innovation in all aspects of beauty, as well as gain inspiration to take back to their
salons. With tens of thousands of salon professionals and owners, aspiring students and teachers, headliners
and educators, leading product manufacturers and distributors showing their latest products and distributors,
America’s Beauty Show is a great destination for serious beauty professionals. It’s where you belong.

Learning & Events

Access to amazing learning for opportunities to earn. Choose from Technique, CE, Hands-On, Product Knowledge and Certification classes. TBH, our educators are the best! You deserve this!

Attending ABS is Pure Inspiration

You want inspiration, excitement, education and a great time with your tribe, don’t you? Right this way! ABS is the crown jewel of beauty shows.

ABS Preview

Get a snapshot of what's happening at ABS 2021! Coming Soon!


For three jam-packed days, ABS brings salon owners, cosmetologists, colorists, estheticians, nail technicians, beauty enthusiasts and students together to celebrate why they do what they do...and love! Why do they come to ABS? Because they want to see you! 

ABS Global Image Awards

Is your work emerging, creative, diverse, disrupting? We bet it is! The ABS Global Image Awards hairdressing competition is calling your name! No guts, no glory! Finalists and Winners will be announced soon.

Hotel & Travel

Fly, drive, stay, thrive. The official ABS Housing Bureau curated a list of the best hotels and deals just for you! That’s right! Take advantage of our exclusive deals and offerings. We do this for you because you’re awesome!

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