General FAQ


See Also : Getting Started • Exhibitor FAQ  •  Attendee 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?

After you purchase a salon plan, then contact us with your name and email address as well as the name and email for all your salon members. They will receive individual activation emails.

When is the show?

The ABS event this year will be Sept 11–13th, and is being held at a new location, the Donald E Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont IL. We will make more information available as the date gets closer, check this page for more information and sign up for email alerts.

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.