America's Beauty Show 2023

Since 1912, Cosmetologists Chicago (CC) is the non-for-profit association owned by licensed beauty professionals for licensed beauty professionals. For nearly 100 years, Cosmetologists Chicago has proudly produced America’s Beauty Show. Membership to CC includes online CEU education classes, legislative advocacy, group pricing on select products, and admission to America’s Beauty Show®. Staff, Officers, and Board Members are all working industry professionals committed to serving the needs of all licensed beauty professionals.

Annually, America's Beauty Show® becomes the focal point to which the professional beauty industry physically comes together for a three-day event. It is an inspirational, educational and life changing experience. It is the heart of the professional industry, and we are making it a better experience for our membership community and for you.

The 100th America’s Beauty Show will be held on April 15, 16 & 17, 2023 in Rosemont, Illinois. The theme for this show is The NEXT 100. Let’s come together and celebrate what bonds us all, BEAUTY.

Dates: April 15, 16 & 17, 2023

Location: Donald E. Stephens Convention Center Rosemont, IL 60018

5555 North River Road, Rosemont, IL 60018

 

SHOW HOURS:

Saturday: 11:00am – 5:00pm
Sunday: 9:00am – 5:00pm
Monday: 9:00am – 4:00pm
 
Saturday, April 15
President’s Party: 6:00pm – 7:00pm
ABS Global Image Awards: 7:00pm – 9:00pm
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What's New

The Makeup Show

New! Learn from the best and try the best products.
  • Get social! TikTok Influencers, Activations, and Interactions
  • Get on the show floor! 300+ Brands to Experience and Discover
  • Get to The Makeup Show! New! 30+ Makeup Companies to See
  • Get inspired! World-class Runway Shows, Top Educators and More

New! International Education & Brands

New! International Education & Brands
  • Get on the show floor! 300+ Brands to Experience and Discover
  • Get inspired! World-class Runway Shows, Top Educators and More
  • Get clients! New! CIDESCO Skincare Academy
More Details Coming!

ABS Global Image Awards

We are excited to bring back the ABS Global Image Awards. This global competition is more relevant now than ever! With access to digital all around us, we will incorporate photography and innovative video submissions, uniting the world of beauty.

Brand Academies

Learn directly form the brands that you love. Each academy will feature global educators from that brand. Learn new techniques, trends, and sample new products.

Education

Education is fuel for the artist.
Share your knowledge with licensed beauty professionals.

Competition & Networking

Prepare to be wowed!

Barbering, Hair Extensions, Nails, and Student Competitions will be taking place at ABS 2023!
Stay tuned for event details and more information.

CEUs Hands-On!

Learn from world class educators that are driven to teach and serve others in these hands-on workshops. Each is CEU certified. In addition, access the digital recording of this class.

Salon Owners Networking Lunches

Everyone needs to nurture their minds, relationships, and network. On Sunday and Monday, attendees will be able to purchase a ticket to an enriching networking lunch featuring a keynote speaker.

What does the next 100 years of beauty look like to you?

MOROCCANOIL | GERRARD LUDERT

“More authenticity and diversity.”

ULTA | BETO SANCHEZ

"Is to love this beautiful community that keeps on giving and sharing inspiration with each other.”

FAROUK | LISA MARIE

“We are going to continue to go digital. Digital color, avatars, artificial intelligence, it’s all going to be there!”

AMIKA | LAUREN CARTER

“It’s definitely going to keep evolving!”

ANDIS | KENNY DUNCAN

“For the beauty industry to continue on, with shrinking the world and marrying together different cultures to be presented as one.”

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Come As You Are.
You are accepted, Where You Belong.

Get your CEUs! 40+ CEU Courses Available, Cover Your Year

Get social! TikTok Influencers, Activations, and Interactions

Get on the show floor! 300+ Brands to Experience and Discover

Get to The Makeup Show! New! 30+ Makeup Companies to See

Get inspired! World-class Runway Shows, Top Educators and More

Get clients! New! CIDESCO Skincare Academy

Get decked out! Celebrate Saturday Night, The ABS Global Image Awards

Get famous! Nails, Student, Barbering and Extensions Competitions

Get your friends! Party Sunday Night, Rosemont Entertainment Complex

Get hired! Beauty Cast Network Career Fair

Get your savings! Come to the Value Center to Shop, and Save

Get your team! Join the Celebration!