America's Beauty Show presents the finest educators in the industry featuring comprehensive, career-building classes that provide skills you can take back to the salon.

Price KEY: 
EB: EARLY BIRD (By 2/28)  F: FULL (After 3/1)


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.





        

Vicki Malo

Look & Learn

Transform Your Pedicures with the 3 R’s; Recognize, Recommend, Refer 
with
Vicki Malo, Footlogix

Sunday, March 31
10am - 12noon 
CE-3013

EB $58  F $69
CEH: 2 hours


You'll Learn:

• How to educate your clients in preventative skin care management 
• How to practice the 3 R’s (recognize, recommend, refer) 
• About skin and nail issues of the feet and lower limbs to be proactive to provide safe and effective pedicure services
 


 


       

Vicki Malo

Look & Learn

Infection Prevention for the Pedicurist 
with
Vicki Malo, North American School of Podology

Monday, April 1
10am - 12noon 
CE-4010

EB $58  F $69
CEH:
2 hours

You'll Learn:

• How to break the chain of infection and help prevent the spread of infections in a salon/spa environment
• In-depth information on microbiology
• What to look for in a disinfectant 
 


 



        

Sigourney Nuñez

Look & Learn

Give A No-Chip Dip Today
with
Sigourney Nuñez, OPI

Sunday, March 31
1pm - 2:30pm 
CE-3022

EB $58  F $69
CEH: 1.5 hours


You'll Learn:

• Best practice application and removal techniques for vibrant color with long-lasting results
• Three nail art techniques using resin and powder system
• Who your key no-chip customer is and how to offer no-chip services in your salon

 


      
Sigourney Nuñez

Hands-On

Give A No-Chip Dip Today
with
Sigourney Nuñez, OPI

Monday, April 1
9am - 12noon  CE-4003

EB $75  F $85
CEH: 3 hours


You'll Learn:

• Best practice application and removal techniques for vibrant color with long-lasting results
• Three nail art techniques using resin and powder system
• Who your key no-chip customer is and how to offer no-chip services in your salon

Supplies to Bring: 

Implements, cosmetic brush, N.A.S 99 (isopropyl alcohol), nail polish remover (or acetone), nail files, lint-free wipes, table towel, and one hand free of product




          

Tracy Vinson & Cyndi Van

Hands-On

Ditch the Pots and Tubes
with
Tracy Vinson, assisted by Cyndi Van of Orly

Sunday, March 31
9am - 12noon  CE-3008
1pm - 4pm  CE-3025

EB $75  F $85
CEH: 3 hours

Workshop includes Take Home Kit ($60 Value) and Certificate of Completion

You'll Learn:

• To sculpt beautiful crystal, clear nail extensions
• Techniques that allow technicians of all skill levels to sculpt and extend nails, in less time and with less need for filling
• Tips on how to apply an effortless application as well as nail art with added touches

Supplies to Bring: 
LED Lamp and favorite art brushes. Optional: Table light, if desired

 



          

Jaime Schrabeck

 

Look & Learn

Nail Salon Safety 
with
 Jaime Schrabeck

Saturday, March 30
11am - 1pm  
CE-3035

EB $58  F $69
CEH: 2 hours


You'll Learn:

 To understand the risks of chemical exposure and other salon hazards

How to protect your business from complaints, fines and lawsuits

 

 

 


      

Lisa Boone

Look & Learn


The Perfect Dip
with
 Lisa Boone, Artistic Nail Design

Saturday, March 30
1pm - 2:30pm  
CE-3036

EB $58  F $69
CEH: 2 hours


You'll Learn:

How to observe proper application and removal techniques 
Fun design work using dipping powders Advanced Gel Technology & Alternatives
How to observe proper application and removal techniques using sculpting gels


 



            

Jaime Schrabeck

Look & Learn

Competitive Prices for Salon Success
with
 Jaime Schrabeck

Sunday, March 31
10am - 12noon  
CE-3037

EB $58  F $69
CEH: 2 hours


You'll Learn:

To determine the impact of your operational and product costs on service pricing 
How to structure reasonable pricing that compensates you more
To use your pricing as a marketing tool to attract clients


 


        
MaeLing

Look & Learn

Squeeze, Slice and Roll!
with
 MaeLing, Gelish® PolyGel

Sunday, March 31
1pm - 2:30pm  
CE-3038

EB $58  F $69
CEH: 1.5 hours


You'll Learn:

How to perform a flawless one color natural overlay
Hone your pink and white tip and sculptured nail skills
Detailed product knowledge and proper procedures of application and curing


 


     
Jaime Schrabeck

Look & Learn

Smart Scheduling 
with
 Jaime Schrabeck

Sunday, March 31
3pm - 5pm  
CE-3039

EB $58  F $69
CEH: 2 hours


You'll Learn:

To leverage the value of your limited time to create an ideal schedule and build a profitable business
How to prioritize your best clients and book standing appointments a year in advance
How to reduce your non-productive time by streamlining your operation
• How to get paid for late cancellations and no shows
 


     
Jaime Schrabeck

Hands-On

Hard Gels Made Easy
with
 Jaime Schrabeck

Monday, April 1
10am - 1pm  
CE-4014

EB $75  F $85
CEH: 3 hours

Supplies to bring: UV/LED lamp, pink or clear gel, gel sealant, nail files, sculpting forms, gel brush, acetone, nail wipes, extension cord/power strip.

(Note! Bring what you typically use; don’t make any special purchases just for this workshop.)

You'll Learn:

• To simplify your application process, regardless of which brand you prefer

 

How to eliminate repairs and lifting with effective prep

How to reduce your filing time and effort

 


 


 
The Chicago Cosmetologists Association, Inc. is an approved sponsor of continuing education 
by the Illinois Department of Finance and Professional Regulation (license #190-00101).


Special thanks to Nail Alliance representing Morgan Taylor - Yuliya Normand
for creating the amazing Nail designs and Nail sculptures for the ABS 2019 photo shoot models.

ABS 2019 Photography collection by 
Photography: @luis_alvarez_babylisspro; Hair: @annbray @lesliewilson_aquage; Haircolor: @nicole_fowler_aquage; Barberology Design: @andyauthentic Makeup: @dutchpolaroid; Nails: @life.of.nailartist for Morgan Taylor; Fashion Designer: @lorysunartistry

 

 


 

TAKE A LOOK!

ABS 2019 Advance Program - Nails Central @ABS - Special Edition


Everything a Nail Technician would want to see and experience to help grow their career and profession at America's Beauty Show (ABS) 2019. March 30 - April 1, 2019 - McCormick Place North, Chicago. Take a look!

 


 

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