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What's NEXT at ABS?


Come as you are. With the three-day Student Ticket, you can expect...

  • New! Influencer classroom featuring Siiri Parks, Theresa VanDam, Lexi Rainbolt, Stew Stylez, and more!
  • New! The Health & Wellness Pavilion features 30+ wellness brands and educators.
  • New! World-class runway shows, top educators, and more.
  • New! CIDESCO Section USA Skincare Academy.
  • FREE, celebrate Saturday Night at the Presidents Party & ABS Global Image Awards!
  • FREE admission to the Sunday Night ABS Party at Joe's Live!
  • Network and engage with hiring salon owners, inspired educators, and social influencers.
  • Shop, Save, and Experience 300+ brands dedicated to our industry.
  • 40+ CEU courses!

What's NEXT for YOU?

  • Make more money - Business Classes
  • Live a healthier life - Health & Wellness Pavilion
  • Learn a new service - Education Classes
  • Learn a new technique - Education Classes
  • Win an Award & Be Recognized - Contest & GIA
  • Celebrate with friends - Saturday & Sunday Parties
  • Take a trip - Destination Rosemont
  • Grow Social Following - Learn from Influencers
  • Network with colleagues - Community of 21,000+ Professional
  • See What's NEXT in Beauty - America's Beauty Show

Student Competitions:

Cyberpunk Themed Student Competitions

For Currently Enrolled Beauty, Barber, Esthetics, Nails & Makeup Students

Theme Overview: Cyberpunk is known for designs that merge futuristic, high-tech vibes with urban elements. Cyberpunk characters are often technologically enhanced, urban & edgy, rebellious, street smart, survivalist, & connected to the digital world. Use your creativity, skills & passion to create your vision of the merging of beauty, barbering & nail design with the future.


Connect. Grow. Advance. This is where students and professionals get the opportunity to visit with local and national employment brands looking to hire in the beauty industry. Also, these employers provide great contests, giveaways & attractions for just stopping by their booth!

The Spotlight's on YOU!

Be featured on our social pages! We love to see your style and content. Give us a follow and tag us at #AmericasBeautyShow #ABS2024 #CosmetologistsChicago