OUR LEGACY

2019

CIDESCO USA Hosts the CIDESCO World Congress

2017

IECSC Becomes Our Premier Skin Care Partner

2016

Granted License to CIDESCO USA

2015

INTA Initiates Certified Nail Professional

2015

CC Becomes Self-Managed

2010

Vidal Sassoon Movie Premieres at ABS

2010

Tabatha Coffey at ABS

2010

Mascolo/TIGI at ABS

2008

ABS moves back to Chicago and Welcomes Hairworld

2008

Chicago Midwest Beauty Show becomes America's Beauty Show

1998–2006

CC Hosts The Alternative Hair Show with Wella and Modern Salon - $2 Million Raised for Leukemia Research

2004

CC acquires AAE, American Association of Esthetics

2001

CC acquires INTA, International Nail Technicians Association

1999

CCA becomes Cosmetologists Chicago

1990s

Altieri Brothers

1987

MBS Attendance Surpasses 60,000

1978

Fred Piattoni becomes Executive Director and Show Manager after being President of CCA

1970s

Ross Ippolito -A Part of the MBS Legacy

1975

Vidal Sassoon Instructs at MBS

1970s

Mario Tricoci - A Part of the MBS Legacy

1970s

Gold Trophy Models

1970s

Jerry Gordon - A Part of the MBS Legacy

1970s

Fashion Luncheon

1970s

Leo Passage – A Part of the MBS Legacy

1970

Competition Floor

1964

Fantasy Competition Model

1959

Billboard

1958

CCA's Margaret Vinci Heldt creates the Beehive Hairdo

1933

Max Hoefer, CIHA President, Demonstrates Finger Curls

1932

First Gold Trophy Competition

1924

The First Ever Beauty Trade Show at Hotel Sherman

1923

Columbus Behan Plans Beauty Show for the Midwest with Paul Rilling, CIHA President

1920s

Models at Show

1920

Association becomes Chicago & Illinois Hairdressers Association (CIHA)

1920's

Show Floor

1912

The Chicago & Illinois Hairdressers & Wigmakers Assocation forms

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