General FAQ

How do I purchase a membership?

First, you need to create a profile and provide your information. Then you'll have access to choose your membership option

How do I access membership benefits?

You need to have a profile and an active membership. You can browse membership benefits here.

How do I activate my profile?

You should have received an email to activate your membership, but if you didn't or cannot find the email, we can still help you. Please contact us and provide your name and email address. We will quickly send or re-send an activation email.

How do I add members to my salon plan?

The salon owner can add employees to their salon membership at time of purchase. Individual email addresses will be necessary for each staff member. The ability to add or remove staff throughout the membership year is available under the MANAGE MEMBERSHIP area on the website. Salon owners can also update staff by contacting

When is the show?

ABS 2024 is April 20–22 at the Donald E Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont IL. See here for more information. Sign up for email alerts for notifications.

How do I access discounted education?

If you have an active membership, you need to activate your profile and login. Then you'll have access to discounted education! If you don’t have an active membership, you will need to select a plan before having access to discounted education.

How do I apply for scholarships?

We are sorry, the scholarship program is temporarily unavailable, and applications are not being taken at this time. Please check back periodically and subscribe to emails for updates.


See Also : Getting Started as a Member