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Rodrick Samuels & Lauren Moser Samuels

Discover the cutting-edge concepts and techniques in clipper cutting and hairstyling presented by renowned expert Rodrick Samuels, alongside the diverse and accomplished hairstylist, Lauren Moser Samuels. Dive into the world of Hair Lab Detroit and learn from the best in the industry.

Kathryn Hinckley: Empower, Lead, Educate

Uncover the transformative power of leadership in shaping thriving futures in: Empower, Lead, Educate.

Delve into the core principles of effective leadership, learning how to inspire, guide, and educate others toward success.

Ted Gibson: Masterclass in Styling

Embark on a virtual journey with the iconic Ted Gibson. An influencer, celebrity stylist, and salon owner, Ted's transformative work has graced the pages of Vogue, Harper’s Bazaar, Elle, and more. Learn from the maestro behind some of the most iconic looks in the beauty and fashion world.

Social Media Influencer Panel

Navigate the dynamic world of social media with our panel of influencers. Gain firsthand insights, tips, and tricks from those who have mastered the art of building an online presence. Moderated by Frank Fulco, this panel promises to be a game-changer.

Course Schedule:

9:30am – 10:00am:


10:00am – 10:15am:


10:15am – 11:30am: 

Hair Lab Detroit with Rodrick Samuels & Lauren Moser Samuels

11:45am – 12:15pm:

Kathryn Hinckley: Empower, Lead, Educate

12:30pm – 1:00pm: 

Lunch (buffet included with ticket price)

1:00pm – 2:00pm:

Ted Gibson: Masterclass in Styling (virtual presentation)

2:15pm – 3:45pm:

Social Media Influencer Panel moderated by Frank Fulco

3:45pm – 4:30pm:

Q&A session with all speakers

Plus, exclusive networking opportunities:

5:30pm – 6:30pm:

ABS 2024 Press Conference & Show Launch

6:30pm – 7:30pm: 

Networking Cocktail Hour

Meet Your Speakers:

Rodrick Samuels

Rodrick is recognized as a renowned leader in cutting-edge educational methods in clipper cutting concepts and techniques; including the current trend of mechanical shear practices.

Lauren Moser Samuels

The hairstylist and Curl Expert with a diverse and accomplished career that shines wherever the spotlight is.

Kathryn Hinckley

With 30 years of beauty experience, Kathryn specializes in core principles, teaching fundamental behaviors to achieve transformational results.

Ted Gibson

An influencer, celebrity stylist, and salon owner known for iconic looks that have graced runways, magazines, and the red carpet.

Don't miss your chance to be part of this transformative beauty education event! Reserve your spot today and ignite your journey with ABS.

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