Membership plans have been reconfigured to better serve you!
America's Beauty Show is more than a show: we're a community, a resource, and a service for you—the beauty professional.

Membership plans are based on your professional level, please select the plan appropriate for you:


Members have access to unlimited digital CEU and online learning, events, discounts, scholarship opportunities, license protection resources and more!


FREE 3-Day Ticket to America’s Beauty Show
(For all CC Membership plans except Professional Solo Memberships.)


10% off In-Person Education & Networking Events
(For all CC Membership plans. Excludes ABS.)


UNLIMITED On-Demand CEU Education
(For all CC Membership plans.)


FREE Digital Subscription to Modern Salon
(For all CC Membership plans.)


FREE E-Newsletter
(For all CC Membership plans.)


FREE Digital Subscription to Salon Today
(For all CC Membership plans.)


Legislative & Lobbying Support to Protect Licensure
(For all CC Membership plans.)


Cosmetologists Chicago® (CC), the producers of America's Beauty Show, protects, builds and drives the salon industry by monitoring and lobbying for professional licenses while providing advanced education and scholarships. Collectively, we give back to our industry by educating all pros (members and non‐members alike) and improving the cosmetology profession by helping those in need.


Cosmetologists Illinois is the state professional association made up of eight affiliates located through out Illinois. These local affiliate associations were established to serve the salon professional within their region. They are instrumental in providing the cosmetologist with local educational offerings for license renewal. Cosmetologists Illinois provides mentorships for those new to the industry who may need support regarding their career growth. They encourage and facilitate interchange of views regarding important matters affecting the profession as a whole. Cosmetologists Illinois supports legislation that will be just and beneficial to the profession and to the public and to discourage needless and detrimental legislation. If you are interested in finding an affiliate in your area, please contact us and we can direct you to the one closest to you.


CIDESCO International, headquartered in Zurich, Switzerland and active in more than 40 countries on five continents, is the world’s most respected beauty therapy association. Cosmetologists Chicago's American Association for Esthetics has been the licensed administrator for CIDESCO USA since September 2016. CIDESCO USA schools offer training programs, standards and qualifications in Beauty Therapy; graduating professionals of the highest level. Estheticians holding CIDESCO Diplomate status are welcomed globally and CIDESCO accredited salons and spas are among the world’s finest.


Unlock the INTA® association benefits by selecting one of our CC memberships. INTA® (also known as The International Nail Technicians Association) helps nail technicians grow professionally by providing expert education, networking opportunities, promotional support, valuable information about fashion, trends & techniques and standards and ethics guidelines. We are the voice of the nail care industry.

American Association for Esthetics

Unlock the AMERICAN ASSOCIATION FOR ESTHETICS® benefits by selecting one of our CC memberships. The AMERICAN ASSOCIAITON FOR ESTHETICS® and CIDESCO USA bring you top educational experts, show you the latest products and techniques and teach you valuable ways to increase your revenue.