The ABS Advantage

We've been bringing the salon industry together in Chicago every Spring since 1924!

America’s Beauty Show is a gathering of salon professionals, where ideas are exchanged, trends are shared, education is offered and branding is built. ABS is an excellent opportunity to meet other salon professionals, while generating leads and making sales!

America’s Beauty Show by Cosmetologists Chicago Invites You to Exhibit!


ABS 2020 Prospectus

America’s Beauty Show by Cosmetologists Chicago Invites You
to Exhibit! Download the ABS 2020 Prospectus.

Please speak to our exhibit sales team HERE.

We are currently working on our 2021 Prospectus. Please check back soon!​

We LOVE Breaking Records Every Year!

  • More than 9 decades of bringing salon owners and professionals to you
  • Association Board produces the show, and all still work behind the chair, and manage or own a salon
  • Public Relations track record of introducing pros and consumers to your brands
  • We have the Data! Ticket sales – 90+% sold through online, digital tool. DIRECT to attendee -- We know your customers’ names! All of them!
  • Knowhow in this market to publicize your latest, greatest and newest!

ABS is the industry’s sales event of the future!

If you want to talk ROI, beauty shows need to be thought of in a new way.

  • A new approach to professional salon expositions -- measure the event by leads you can open after ABS 2020 by tracking onsite customers!
  • DON’T MISS THIS IMPORTANT step in your expo planning!
  • Cosmetologists Chicago instituted this program, because as your customers we believe in serious follow up after the show
  • Only a minimal investment, you can load the lead tracking software right onto your handheld device
  • Sell them today ... you earn a dollar
  • Sell them after the show ... you earn customers for life!

What Our Attendees Say?