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Saturday, April 28
 

9:30am

Know Your Science to Market and Sell Your Products presented by Hale Cosmeceuticals

David Kaiser has been involved with Hale over the last 15 years. He has extensive experience from compounding/private labeling to the sales arena. David has numerous years with manufacturing and branding for the Hale Cosmeceuticals line. He will be focusing on the importance of science, business and manufacturing in the skincare industry.


Speakers
avatar for David Kaiser

David Kaiser

Hale Cosmeceuticals


Saturday April 28, 2018 9:30am - 11:00am
N132

9:30am

Micro-Needle Therapy with Hyaluronic Dermal Filler: Alternative to Restylane® Anti-Aging presented by Bio Jouvance Paris

This all-natural skin therapy, shown on Oprah, Dr. Oz and Rachel Ray as the most advanced treatment combining science and technology, is now available to you and your clients. Explore the benefits of micro-needle therapy with plant-based hyaluronic acid, that delivers visible results within the first treatment. Upgrade your treatments and increase your revenue by offering this natural and results-oriented treatment. Join us for an educational lecture, PowerPoint presentation and hands-on demonstration.


Speakers
avatar for Sonia Boghosian

Sonia Boghosian

Bio Jouvance Paris


Saturday April 28, 2018 9:30am - 11:00am
N133

9:30am

Perfect Touch: Skin Irregularities Removal - Training with Certificate presented by Merrylaz Aesthetics USA

Perfect Touch device will allow you to remove skin tags, milias, angiomas, pigmentations, broken capillaries and much more of skin imperfections growth in one time treatment with immediate results. Generate your revenuve, enhance your practice and skills and add value to your services. Get trained and certified on operating this device.


Speakers
avatar for Gigi Jara

Gigi Jara

Merrylaz Aesthetics USA


Saturday April 28, 2018 9:30am - 11:00am
N134

9:30am

The Very First 100% Ecocert® COSMOS® Organic Certified Professional Skin Care Line - The Highest Organic Certification on the Market presented by Nelly De Vuyst/Derme&Co

Are your clients looking for certified organic, gluten-free, vegan, paraben-free and GMO-free products? Be sure to meet your customers' needs with the very first COSMOS® and Ecocert® organic certified skincare line in in the world and the first COSMOS® organic BioTense facial Treatment. Discover everything you need to know about organic skincare. Do not miss this class.


Speakers
avatar for Michael Ibbott

Michael Ibbott

Nelly De Vuyst/Derme&Co


Saturday April 28, 2018 9:30am - 11:00am
N135

9:45am

Stem Cell Biology 101: Build the Fundamentals to Understand Bio-Ingredients in Skincare [Earn 1 CEH]

Educate yourself about the science and technologies behind stem cell products. Bio-technology in the skincare industry has been advancing very quickly and it is becoming more and more difficult to understand the ingredients and mechanisms properly without the fundamentals. Learn to have distinctions of bio-ingredients such as peptides, growth factor, stem cell, stem cell extract and more. You can choose the right stem cell products for your business and customers without controversies.

  • Understand the definition of stem cell and its functions and classification
  • Learn the fundamentals, functions and application of growth factors
  • Identify differences of bioingredients in skincare

The following pricing is for the Esthetic Treatments & Ingredients Track, which includes four classes in total.
Advance Pricing: $220
After March 26: $295


Speakers
avatar for Shana Han

Shana Han

Founder, Hansderma, Inc.
Shana Han is the founder and CEO of Hansderma, Inc. She previously served as a global business consultant for various biotech, pharmaceutical and medical device companies. She is a frequent speaker at various conferences to help skincare professionals understand biotechnology used... Read More →


Saturday April 28, 2018 9:45am - 11:00am
TBA

9:45am

Recruit: How to Attract, Engage and Retain Great People [Earn 1 CEH]

This session will present a practical guide to the best practices in hiring new employees. Learn how to start hiring team members confidently, skillfully and professionally. You will come away from this session with the knowledge to make right hiring decisions the first time and avoid costly mistakes.



The following pricing is for the Spa Business Track, which includes four classes in total.
Advance Pricing: $220
After March 26: $295

Speakers
avatar for Amy Carter

Amy Carter

CEO, Empowering You Consulting
Amy’s goals as a coach are simple: to inspire you to become a better leader, to mold you into a smarter business owner, and to help you achieve personal and professional satisfaction. As the owner of one of Indiana’s top salons, she knows what it takes to reinvent a business and... Read More →


Saturday April 28, 2018 9:45am - 11:00am
TBA

11:15am

Crossing the Line – An Esthetician’s Scope of Practice (Panel Discussion)

Every state has some degree of practice regulation or guidelines when it comes to the professional practice of skin care.  It can be a risky business when navigating and understanding what services an esthetician can provide, the equipment that they can use and even to the legality of what they can call themselves. While national standardization is a goal-our present situation is contributing to the potential for legal, insurance and consumer issues. The responsibility falls on the individual, the state and manufacturers to promote safe and ethical practices in skin care services. The panel will address these issues to help clarify the situation and move forward. 


The following pricing is for the Esthetic Treatments & Ingredients Track, which includes four classes in total.
Advance Pricing: $220
After March 26: $295


Speakers
avatar for Susanne Schmaling

Susanne Schmaling

President/Founder, Esthetics Council
Susanne is also known for lending her reputable voice for advocating important legislation efforts within the skin-industry and serves as the current president of the Esthetics Council. With an impressive authorship of three book credits and more to come, Susanne's skin prowess is... Read More →
avatar for Terri A. Wojak

Terri A. Wojak

Education Director, Business Development, True U Education
Terri Wojak is a highly sought after professional with more than 20 years of experience in the aesthetic industry.  Along with facial plastic surgeon Steven H. Dayan, MD FACS, Wojak developed True U Education, a corporation focused on providing advanced education for professionals... Read More →


Saturday April 28, 2018 11:15am - 12:30pm
TBA

11:15am

Relationship Selling: Leverage Trust to Sell Retail [Earn 1 CEH]

If your skincare retail sales aren’t at least 25% of your skincare service sales, you aren’t earning enough. Retail sales can add thousands to the spa sales and dramatically increase your estheticians’ salaries. Your spa customers enjoy a trusting relationship with the spa and skincare professional. Learning how to manage that relationship to ensure the client is receiving the highest level of service will also help your spa see an explosion of skincare sales.

  • How retail sales begin before the skincare treatment even starts. 
  • How to create an environment of trust by educating rather than selling. 
  • How to ask the right questions. 
  • How to use the expertise of an accredited diploma and professional license to provide knowledge that your client is seeking without appearing to “sales-y” 
  • How to use client history to provide a higher level of service and increase your sales


The following pricing is for the Spa Business Track, which includes four classes in total.
Advance Pricing: $220
After March 26: $295


Speakers
avatar for Barry Eichner

Barry Eichner

Co-Founder/Co-Editor-in-Chief, Lipgloss + Aftershave
Barry is the Co-Editor in Chief of Lipgloss + Aftershave, a personal care and lifestyle review web site offering fresh, fun and informative reviews of professional and retail skincare products, make up, hair care, as well as other unique personal care items. Barry began his spa career... Read More →


Saturday April 28, 2018 11:15am - 12:30pm
TBA

11:30am

Contouring Slimming Wrap presented by Repêchage

An alternative to Cool Sculpting®. Presenting the Peppermint Sea Twist. This award-winning treatment combines fresh seaweed and peppermint essential oils to stimulate, rejuvenate and purify the skin. No shower required. Learn how to offer three different body treatments using this one kit. Demonstration: Peppermint Sea Twist, Dry Body Brush, Opti-Firm Eye Contour and Triple-Action Peptide Mask. Attend this class and receive $30 off your purchase at the Repêchage booth.


Speakers
avatar for Brian Coone

Brian Coone

Repêchage


Saturday April 28, 2018 11:30am - 1:00pm
N137

11:30am

Join The HydraFacial Nation presented by The HydraFacial Company

It’s more than a machine, it’s a movement. See why HydraFacial is loved by aestheticians nearby and around the world. Learn how to perform the award-winning treatment that delivers immediate results.


Speakers
avatar for Diana Scianca Flores

Diana Scianca Flores

The HydraFacial Company


Saturday April 28, 2018 11:30am - 1:00pm
N134

11:30am

Radio Frequency, LED, Ultra Sound and Micro-Needling – The Latest Modalities of Power Facial presented by Bio Jouvance Paris

In this educational section, we will discuss the power of most advanced modalities available to those in search of performing superior facials. The benefits of aesthetic grade RF, ultrasonic micro and use of multi-color LED light for specific skin type with natural ingredients that helps skin with severe conditions will be explained in detail and demonstrated. Join us for an educational lecture, PowerPoint presentation and hands-on demonstration.


Speakers
avatar for Sonia Boghosian

Sonia Boghosian

Bio Jouvance Paris


Saturday April 28, 2018 11:30am - 1:00pm
N133

11:30am

Relax...Let's Wax! presented by Relax & Wax

In this class you will learn proper techniques, proper wax application and removal to make your waxing less painful, easier and more profitable. Waxing does not have to be painful. Learn from “The Waxing Mentor” proper body positioning and how to correct the waxing issues you are having. Also, learn how to keep your clients coming back and sending you referrals. Male and female Brazilian demonstrations. Waxing models needed for all wax classes. Please contact Michelle at 775-830-7546 or email relaxnwax@gmail.com


Speakers
avatar for Deborah Merhar

Deborah Merhar

Relax & Wax


Saturday April 28, 2018 11:30am - 1:00pm
N136

11:30am

The Science Behind LED Lightwave Therapy: Why Protocols, Dosage and Wavelength are Important presented by LIGHTWAVE/abi Skin Care

Discover the science behind how LED Lightwave therapy works and what an effective treatment looks like. How can increasing dosage and properly preparing the skin lead to significantly better results? Receive step-by-step protocols on how to use LED alone and with other popular modalities. Learn the basics of light therapy and the latest in improving your results with Lightwave Topical Light Infusion. Every attendee will receive a certification and a free Lightwave therapy post-care product.


Speakers
avatar for Kari Poling

Kari Poling

LIGHTWAVE


Saturday April 28, 2018 11:30am - 1:00pm
N135

1:00pm

Pearls for Running a Successful Medical Spa: What Should You Do

This workshop will review aspects of running a successful and profitable medical spa practice. Emphasis will be placed on managing staff, overhead and retaining patients. Predictable procedures to enhance your clinical practice will be reviewed. Dr. Ferneini will share experience and tactics for improving your profit margin, techniques that improve patient retention and expand your spa practice for long term success. 


Advance Pricing: $150
After March 26: $190

Speakers
avatar for E. M. Ferneini, MD, DMD

E. M. Ferneini, MD, DMD

Assistant Clinical Professor/Editor-in-Chief, Greater Waterbury OMS, Beau Visage Med Spa, University of Connecticut, American Journal of Cosmetic Surgery


Saturday April 28, 2018 1:00pm - 4:00pm
TBA

1:30pm

Professional and Cosmeceutical Skin Care Begins with Botanical Ingredients

Learn how botanical ingredients were exclusively used in modern skincare of the 20th century and become familiar with botanical bases along with starting the beauty wars.  Now, discover why they are the crowns of the most successful cosmeceutical and the new traditional formulas in professional spa skin care, how they have been modernized, including discoveries in organic ingredients and what the future holds in 21st century ingredient chemistry.


The following pricing is for the Esthetic Treatments & Ingredients Track, which includes four classes in total.
Advance Pricing: $220
After March 26: $295


Speakers
avatar for Bonnie Canavino

Bonnie Canavino

President, Red Cherry Group
Bonnie Canavino celebrates 37 years in a high-profile career in the professional and retail salon, spa, and self-care service industry by maintaining passion for growing the beauty industry with integrity. Her experience includes professional and retail industry management and training... Read More →


Saturday April 28, 2018 1:30pm - 2:45pm
TBA

1:30pm

Learn How to Develop an Omni-Channel Client [Earn 1 CEH]

Statistics show that patients who interact via multi-channels with your business spend 18-36% more than ones who just come in for a service alone. This session will show you how to focus on profits and the services that link to retail. You’ll also learn:

  • About the “menaissance” - for the first-time men are outspending women
  • The latest consumer trends
  • A.I. Intelligence - machine learning is creating deep analytics in consumer spending
  • How crowd sourcing can build your brand

The following pricing is for the Spa Business Track, which includes four classes in total.
Advance Pricing: $220
After March 26: $295


Speakers
avatar for Bryan Durocher

Bryan Durocher

President, Essentials Spa Consulting LLC | Durocher Enterprises Inc.
Bryan Durocher is the author of Wakeup Live the Life You Love in Beauty, and the founder of Essentials Spa Consulting and Durocher Enterprises. Bryan was named one of the “Top 20 People to Know in the Beauty Industry” by Global Cosmetic Industry Magazine. Durocher provides coaching... Read More →


Saturday April 28, 2018 1:30pm - 2:45pm
TBA

1:30pm

A Physiological Approach to Peels presented by Circadia by Dr. Pugliese

Acids are widely used in professional skincare, but some confusion still exists regarding what acids are and exactly how they affect the physiology of the skin. This comprehensive seminar will address the relationship between PH and the strength of peeling acids. Understanding the concepts behind percentages, buffering and PK values will take your results to the next level. This class is a must for all professionals from beginner estheticians to seasoned professionals.


Speakers
avatar for Katelyn Macy

Katelyn Macy

Circadia by Dr. Pugliese


Saturday April 28, 2018 1:30pm - 3:00pm
N133

1:30pm

Advanced Waxing Techniques with the Wax Queen presented by Eva's Esthetics

Speed wax techniques are about being efficient. It is learning what style of wax to use on what body part and why. Client education regarding normal, expected reactions combined with home care and skill goes a long way to client loyalty. In this class, you will learn client consultation and education, proper pricing, body positioning, home care and maintenance, soft and hard wax: when and where to use it, 15-minute leg waxing and more.


Speakers
avatar for Lori Nestore

Lori Nestore

Tu'el Skin Care/Berodin Wax


Saturday April 28, 2018 1:30pm - 3:00pm
N136

1:30pm

Boost Your Spa "IMAGE" presented by Image Skincare

Explore all IMAGE has to offer in our relaxing and results driven treatments, from facials to body treatments to peels. More than ever, the spa industry has become a leader in the beauty world, generating more than 16.3 billion U.S. dollars from more than 21,000 locations in. IMAGE treatments and retail offerings pamper your clients both at the spa and in their home, allowing them to destress and truly Age Later.


Saturday April 28, 2018 1:30pm - 3:00pm
N137

1:30pm

Increase Revenues and Overall Client Skincare Results with Dermalinfusion presented by Envy Medical

Increasing revenues and elevating patient satisfaction with a unique 3-in-1 skin resurfacing modality - Dermalinfusion. Dermalinfusion is a cutting edge, non-invasive system for face and body that exfoliates, extracts, and infuses patient specific solutions into the skin.
Demonstrations and discussion on Dermalinfusion will take place in this class. Detailed information on ENVY Medical's Stanford University developed Lumixyl Skin Brightening peptide as well as PCX acne technology will be given in the class.


Speakers
avatar for David Humer

David Humer

Envy Medical


Saturday April 28, 2018 1:30pm - 3:00pm
N135

1:30pm

LightStim LED: A Holistic Approach to Skin Fitness presented by LightStim

Like good health, “fit” skin is not achieved with any one treatment. Learn about the foundational benefits of LED as part of a successful integrative treatment plan. LightStim MultiWave® Patented Technology has been a favorite among professionals for more than sixteen years due to its proven and consistent results. LightStim offers its award-winning technology in both hand-held and stand-alone units. Join us for our workshop and receive a free gift with any device purchase.


Speakers
avatar for Richard Maher

Richard Maher

LightStim


Saturday April 28, 2018 1:30pm - 3:00pm
N134

1:30pm

Live Demo - Learn All About Microneedling from Procedure to Profits presented by Clinical Resolution Lab, Inc.

Microneedling is a minimally invasive procedure that has quickly gained mass popularity and acceptance, as it is a very simple, inexpensive, safe and effective technique requiring minimal training. Please join us to observe a live microneedling demonstration, including safety procedures, skin preparation, treatment and post-treatment care. Learn the importance of proper technique and use of clinical solutions to achieve the best possible results and how you can make immediate ROI.


Speakers
avatar for Crystal Kwon

Crystal Kwon

Clinical Resolution Lab, Inc.


Saturday April 28, 2018 1:30pm - 3:00pm
N132

1:30pm

Treat Acne and Learn the Latest Anti-Pollution Skin Care Trend with Revolutionary Ingredients presented by Eminence Organic Skin Care

Fight adverse effects of environmental pollutants, including hyperpigmentation, deep wrinkles and dehydration, with a unique blend of microgreens. Discover a revolutionary “powder-to-foam” exfoliant designed to oxygenate the complexion and treat congested and acne-prone skin types. Witness a live demonstration including the latest massage techniques to lift and tone the face while providing a total-body relaxing experience. Both you and your client will be wowed with the instant fizzing effects and immediate softening and brightening results.


Speakers
avatar for Boldijarre Koronczay

Boldijarre Koronczay

Eminence Organic Skin Care


Saturday April 28, 2018 1:30pm - 3:00pm
N230B

3:00pm

Psoriasis and Eczema: The Struggle is Real

Do you have clients suffering from psoriasis or eczema? Each year there are more and more individuals dealing with these skin conditions. For some the problem can diminish their self-esteem and confidence. In this class, you will learn about each condition individually, causes of inflammation, as well as the psychological and emotional aspects of these skin conditions. Clients suffering from these conditions often endure uncomfortable sensitivities such as inflammation, redness, pimples, scaling and irritation. Intense emotions: stress, fear or pressure can trigger eczema, or outbreak of psoriasis. Gaining a knowledge on how to treat these skin conditions is imperative to building a trustworthy relationship with clients. Treatment options for each condition will be explained. Ultrasonic, LED and peel options will be described along with indications and contraindications.



The following pricing is for the Esthetic Treatments & Ingredients Track, which includes four classes in total.
Advance Pricing: $220
After March 26: $295


Speakers
avatar for Monika K. Machej

Monika K. Machej

President, New Age Spa Institute


Saturday April 28, 2018 3:00pm - 4:15pm
TBA

3:00pm

Membership Mastery [Earn 1 CEH]

Memberships are an important tool for retaining guests and providing a cushion of monthly income. Most spas struggle with creating programs that attract and retain guests for longer than a few months. This seminar shares what is the best membership structure for your business, what perks and services drive new members and boost retention. Whether you have a current membership program or are considering one, this workshop will provide actionable tips to membership mastery.


The following pricing is for the Spa Business Track, which includes four classes in total.
Advance Pricing: $220
After March 26: $295


Speakers
avatar for Monte Zwang

Monte Zwang

Principal, Wellness Capital Management
Monte Zwang is a principal of Wellness Capital Management, providing profit improvement, business planning, bookkeeping and financial strategies to businesses in the health, medical, wellness and spa industries. Monte has been a consultant for more than 30 years, teaching business... Read More →


Saturday April 28, 2018 3:00pm - 4:15pm
TBA

3:30pm

Face Detailing: Using Ingredients and Science to Grow Your Business presented by Dermastart Inc.

Break away from traditional aesthetic procedure, and submerge into today’s science customizing peels, boosters and enhancers that will help you meet your client’s specific skincare needs and goals.


Speakers
avatar for Yahaira E. Rodriguez

Yahaira E. Rodriguez

Dermastart Inc.


Saturday April 28, 2018 3:30pm - 5:00pm
N132

3:30pm

Offer the 2017 Academy Awards Star Treatment - From the Red Carpet to Your Treatment Room presented by Nelly De Vuyst/Derme&Co

Have you ever wondered why celebrities have such perfect glowing skin when walking the red carpet at the Academy Awards? Guess what - last February, Nelly De Vuyst was selected to treat and pamper celebrities before the 2017 Oscars. Discover all about the Nelly De Vuyst Red Carpet Glow Treatment for the stars and help your clients steal the spotlight at any occasion.


Speakers
avatar for Michael Ibbott

Michael Ibbott

Nelly De Vuyst/Derme&Co


Saturday April 28, 2018 3:30pm - 5:00pm
N135

3:30pm

Refresh Your Menu by Incorporating the Latest K-Beauty Technology into Your Treatment Room presented by Hydropeptide

Learn how this “East meets West” approach can provide clinical results and luxury experiences with HydroPeptide’s new PolyPeptide Collagel+ “no-mess” HydroGel masks and results-driven Intense 5X Power Peel. Experience the power of five exfoliants combined into one peel to help improve cell turnover for a radiant complexion while a cooling PolyPeptide Collagel+ mask locks in hydration and helps amplify active ingredients like peptides and antioxidants. Skin is left refreshed, hydrated and more radiant than ever.


Speakers
avatar for Tina Sharp

Tina Sharp

Hydropeptide


Saturday April 28, 2018 3:30pm - 5:00pm
N134

3:30pm

The Business of Brows - A Complete How To: Be the Next Trailblazing Legacy in this Growing Biz presented by Satin Smooth

Adding a Glam Brow Design treatment to your spa menu is the smartest revenue booster for your business. Proven facts - minimal monetary investment, instant gratification for customer and designer, quickest, most effective and inexpensive way to make the most immediate, flattering improvement to your client's appearance. Map your strategy. Selling in the service – it’s a collective staff effort, invest in innovative tools, get your technique down, know your market and get your Brow Talk on.


Speakers
avatar for Jeane Richmond

Jeane Richmond

Satin Smooth


Saturday April 28, 2018 3:30pm - 5:00pm
N136

3:30pm

You've Been Upgraded - Optimizing Client's Time presented by Repêchage

Time is money. Learn the importance of successfully upgrading client treatments and layering multiple services in one session. You will be ready to turn every facial into a five-star wow experience. Live demonstration: Seaweed Treatment Facial, Sliver Ball Massager, Luminex Mask, Anti-Aging Hand Treatment (Berryfina Fusion, Glyco-Sea Peel, Sea Spa Hand Cream). Attend this class and receive $30 off your purchase at the Repêchage booth.


Speakers
avatar for Brian Coone

Brian Coone

Repêchage


Saturday April 28, 2018 3:30pm - 5:00pm
N137

3:30pm

Your Business Your Way: Commission, Custom Blending, Private Label or Custom Branding presented by Skin Blends Custom and Private Label Skin Care

You just saw the professional products you sell on an infomercial, eBay or Amazon. Did you know that private label companies often sell to anybody? Maybe it's time to deal with a company that only sells to licensed skin care professionals. We have options that fit any financial or time budget. We can help you custom formulate your own products or get you signed up as a Professional Affiliate. Attendees will receive a Custom Cleanser.


Speakers
avatar for Kathleen Carney

Kathleen Carney

Skin Blends


Saturday April 28, 2018 3:30pm - 5:00pm
N133
 
Sunday, April 29
 

9:30am

20 Years Ahead: De-Coding the Buzzworthy Ingredients and Trends presented by Repêchage

Since 1980, Repêchage has been the trendsetter in skin care. You’ve been hearing about marine peptides, hyaluronic acid, minerals and trace elements. Leave this class with all the tools necessary to decode key ingredients and explain the best anti-aging solutions for your clients. Live demonstration: Four Layer Facial, Aromatherapy scalp, hand and foot massage. Attend this class and receive $30 off your purchase at the Repêchage booth.


Speakers
avatar for Brian Coone

Brian Coone

Repêchage


Sunday April 29, 2018 9:30am - 11:00am
N137

9:30am

Brazilian Waxing: Increase Your Bottom Line with a Luxury Wax Treatment - Advanced Techniques presented by Satin Smooth

Seasoned professionals will be inspired with advanced techniques that meet the challenges of every body type. New pros will gain a plan for confident Brazilian waxing. Master customization to provide the ultimate treatment and create an atmosphere of confidence and calm in your waxing area. The dollars will follow. Full frontal nudity, licensed professionals only, you may be asked to show ID, or students with student ID. No photography permitted.


Speakers
avatar for Lonia Campagna

Lonia Campagna

Satin Smooth


Sunday April 29, 2018 9:30am - 11:00am
N136

9:30am

Do No Harm: New Client Expectations for Chemical Peels and Exfoliation presented by Bioelements Professional Skin Care

Bioelements believes that every client should walk out of your treatment room looking and feeling better about their skin – and chemical peels are no exception. Learn how Bioelements omni-benefit acids, acid-hybrid AHAs, and enzymes provide results that meet modern-day client expectations, without pain, excessive peeling or PIH. You'll leave with new confidence and expertise to partner with your clientele for long-term exfoliation results - no downtime necessary.


Speakers
avatar for Teresa Stenzel

Teresa Stenzel

Bioelements Professional Skin Care


Sunday April 29, 2018 9:30am - 11:00am
N133

9:30am

Exfoliant Fundamentals presented by Skin Script Skin Care

A review of glycolics, retinols, lactics and salicylics will refresh your memory on the purpose of each exfoliant. Learn how to apply each exfoliant in Skin Script’s enzymes, chemical peels and retail products for maximum results with your clients’ skin conditions.


Speakers
avatar for Dave Waggoner

Dave Waggoner

Skin Script Skin Care


Sunday April 29, 2018 9:30am - 11:00am
N132

9:30am

The Best of Both Worlds: Hard and Soft Waxing for the Full Bikini Treatment presented by Cirepil and Epillyss Wax by Perron Rigot Paris

Experience the best of both worlds: Canada’s favorite strip wax - Epillyss and Cirepil, your favorite non-strip hard wax. Discover two unique techniques from two different continents featuring both soft and hard waxes and when and how to use them. With more than 100 years of combined experience in hair removal industry, pioneers Cirepil and Epillyss provide you with immeasurable knowledge and power.


Speakers

Sunday April 29, 2018 9:30am - 11:00am
N134

9:30am

The Very First 100% Ecocert® COSMOS® Organic Certified Professional Skin Care Line - The Highest Organic Certification on the Market presented by Nelly De Vuyst/Derme&Co

Are your clients looking for certified organic, gluten-free, vegan, paraben-free and GMO-free products? Be sure to meet your customers' needs with the very first COSMOS® and Ecocert® organic certified skincare line in in the world and the first COSMOS organic BioTense facial Treatment. Discover everything you need to know about organic skincare. Do not miss this class.


Speakers
avatar for Michael Ibbott

Michael Ibbott

Nelly De Vuyst/Derme&Co


Sunday April 29, 2018 9:30am - 11:00am
N135

9:45am

Performing Oncology Esthetics and Massage in a Hospital Setting

Learn more about Julie Ward’s first hand experience working in a MI Health System's Integrative Medicine department with integrated complementary health approaches. Although the holistic approaches have benefited patient care, it has not come without many challenges. Learn how she benefited from this experience and how she brings first hand experience to the world of esthetics.



The following pricing is for the Health & Wellness Track, which includes four classes in total.
Advance Pricing: $220
After March 26: $295

Speakers
avatar for Julie Ward

Julie Ward

Oncology Massage & Oncology Esthetics, Oncology Training International (OTI)
As a dually licensed Esthetician and Massage Therapist, Julie is dually certified in Oncology Esthetics and Oncology/Medical Massage Therapy. She provides large variety of services to her clients with thoughtful, careful consideration of the modality and product selection. Realizing... Read More →


Sunday April 29, 2018 9:45am - 11:00am
TBA

9:45am

101 Ways to Build Your Business with Strategic Partnerships [Earn 1 CEH]

Fact: Having virtually no marketing budget can be the best thing for your business. Why? Because it’s not big bucks that fuels a spa’s success, it’s knowing how to create big relationships with strategic partners. Community leaders, local charities and businesses in your area can help you attract new clients in unprecedented numbers. This lecture will show you innovative ways to tap these strategic partners, forging win-win alliances with everyone from local real estate brokers to car dealerships and so many others. Find out why you don’t need a big marketing budget to reap big returns.


The following pricing is for the Medical Spa Track, which includes four classes in total.
Advance Pricing: $220
After March 26: $295


Speakers
avatar for Alexis Ufland

Alexis Ufland

Owner, Lexi Design
A respected authority in the spa industry, Alexis Ufland is the owner of Lexi Design, a spa consulting, branding and marketing firm that has developed premier spas and medical spas across Europe, Asia and the United States. She has written numerous articles on spa and medical spa... Read More →


Sunday April 29, 2018 9:45am - 11:00am
TBA

9:45am

eCommerce Marketing: Learn What's Working and What's Not in eCommerce Today - Plus the Latest Hacks and Website Tricks to Increase Conversions and Sales and Reduce Cart Abandonment

If eCommerce and website technology confuses you or you are a marketing pro looking for real-world eCommerce marketing strategies that are killing it right now, then take the short cut and join us in this fast-paced workshop to learn what's working right now in the world of eCommerce website marketing. Learn the most proven advanced eCommerce marketing hacks, eCommerce technology and setup, plugins, strategies, systems, tools and resources in this eCommerce strategy filled workshop. You've heard the saying "Little hinges swing big doors"? Learn the latest hacks and tweaks you need to implement immediately to leverage big gains and maximize your marketing spend. All marketing worksheets and checklists will be provided.



The following pricing is for the Social Media & Marketing Track, which includes four classes in total.
Advance Pricing: $220
After March 26: $295


Speakers
avatar for Craig Ure

Craig Ure

Chief Massive Action Officer, ZoomDazzle.com
Craig Ure is the President of ZoomDazzle.com publishing international, a web marketing consultant, speaker, author and social media adviser for many INC 500 offline and online companies. Craig and his father owned and managed 118 fitness/spa properties, 2,987 licensed spa clubs and... Read More →


Sunday April 29, 2018 9:45am - 11:00am
TBA

10:00am

Deep Cleansing Techniques for the Toughest of Pores (CW1) [Earn 2 CEH]
In this demo, learn the proper protocols for preparing the skin for a deep pore cleansing, removal of blackheads and deep hydration of galvanic current and masks to address the type of skin depending on your client’s needs. 

Advance Pricing: $125
After March 26: $170

Speakers

Sunday April 29, 2018 10:00am - 12:00pm
TBA

10:00am

Long Term Medical and Spa Success: The Financial Plan, Team and Infrastructure (AB1)
  • Learn how much should be spent in each area of the business
  • How to work with your budget when it is out of line
  • Learn the formula for correct service and product pricing
  • Inventory management and product turnover
  • 15 traits essential to every employee
  • Learn how to hire hard and manage easy
  • Job descriptions, what needs to be there and why
  • Learn the three motivational environments that impact people’s performance
  • Team productivity strategies to maximize client spending
  • How to hold your team members accountable and in action
  • How to create an extraordinary client experience that captures more revenue
  • Scripts and dialogues to deliver extraordinary service
  • Three business drivers retail, client referral, pre-booking
  • Goal setting in the six key performance areas and case studies
  • Learn to use the communication tools to retain clients and increase sales
  • Retail incentives that produce results


Advance Pricing: $280
After March 26: $380

Speakers
avatar for Bryan Durocher

Bryan Durocher

President, Essentials Spa Consulting LLC | Durocher Enterprises Inc.
Bryan Durocher is the author of Wakeup Live the Life You Love in Beauty, and the founder of Essentials Spa Consulting and Durocher Enterprises. Bryan was named one of the “Top 20 People to Know in the Beauty Industry” by Global Cosmetic Industry Magazine. Durocher provides coaching... Read More →


Sunday April 29, 2018 10:00am - 4:00pm
TBA

11:15am

Anatomy of the Chakra System: Seven Levels of Awareness

Did you know that stress, anxiety and mental chatter are conditions of out of balance Chakras? You can be the solution. Clients are seeking more meaning and purpose in life. The answers lie within. Seven levels of awareness reside within our own energy system. Balance the Chakras and you have the key to unlock the path to meaning and purpose. In this presentation, you will learn:

  • How each Chakra relates to daily life
  • What does it mean to be blocked or out of balance energetically
  • How the Chakras relate to seven levels of awareness 
  • The energy cascade for self-awareness
  • Methods to heal and maintain balance

Linda will demo and teach how to read the energy of the Chakras along with energy clearing techniques you can use on yourself and clients.


The following pricing is for the Health & Wellness Track, which includes four classes in total.
Advance Pricing: $220
After March 26: $295


Speakers
avatar for Linda Bertaut

Linda Bertaut

CEO Chief Energy Officer, Chakralicious
Author, speaker, award-winning esthetician and Reiki master teacher, Linda Bertaut specializes in Transformative Esthetics helping clients radiate beauty from within. Her lifetime passion for performing make-overs led her to the beauty industry more than 30 years ago. What started... Read More →


Sunday April 29, 2018 11:15am - 12:30pm
TBA

11:15am

Productivity – What, How and Why? [Earn 1 CEH]

How productive is your business? Understanding productivity is a key element in planning your growth and success. Tracking and using productivity data is readily available if you use the tools you already have. We will discuss how to calculate productivity and how to use it to identify opportunities for growth within your business. The complexity of productivity is overrated. How much space do you have and how much are you using is information you need to manage and grow.


The following pricing is for the Medical Spa Track, which includes four classes in total.
Advance Pricing: $220
After March 26: $295


Speakers
avatar for Monte Zwang

Monte Zwang

Principal, Wellness Capital Management
Monte Zwang is a principal of Wellness Capital Management, providing profit improvement, business planning, bookkeeping and financial strategies to businesses in the health, medical, wellness and spa industries. Monte has been a consultant for more than 30 years, teaching business... Read More →


Sunday April 29, 2018 11:15am - 12:30pm
TBA

11:15am

Successful Spa Marketing to Help You Boost Your Income [Earn 1 CEH]

Are you in the need some fresh salon marketing ideas? In the highly competitive spa industry, effective marketing can go a long way. Typically, salon and spa industry tends to fluctuate from one season to the next. Effective marketing strategies can help you get through the challenging seasons, and make the most of the good ones. This class will teach you how to successfully crate a year-round plan for marketing your services, making sure that your menu stands out among the competition. Effectual promotions and events play a pivotal role in every salon and spa. This class will provide you with knowledge on how to implement them into your business and boost your income.

  • Learn how to properly market spa business 
  • Gain knowledge on how to create a successful year-round promotional calendar
  • Learn on how to incorporate social media into successful marketing

The following pricing is for the Social Media & Marketing Track, which includes four classes in total.
Advance Pricing: $220
After March 26: $295


Speakers
avatar for La Vennecy Pat Brown-Dickson

La Vennecy Pat Brown-Dickson

Director of Nail Technology, New Age Spa Institute
La Vennecy Pat Brown-Dickson is the Director of Nail Technology at New Age Spa Institute. She is a licensed esthetician as well as a licensed nail technician and instructor. With more than 20 years of experience in the beauty industry, Pat strives to achieve her highest level of excellence... Read More →


Sunday April 29, 2018 11:15am - 12:30pm
TBA

11:30am

Brows to Brazilian presented by Depileve

Join us to learn how to wax from doing your eyebrow to doing a Brazilian waxing treatment without ever lifting the skin with our amazing film wax. I will teach you how to make this effortless and efficient. You will use less product and be quick at your waxing treatments for any body part desired. Let's take the fear out of waxing and learn how to relax and do an effortless professional treatment.


Speakers

Sunday April 29, 2018 11:30am - 1:00pm
N133

11:30am

Feed Your Face: Top 10 Corrective Innovations - Age, Acne and Pigmentation presented by DERMAWARE Bio-Targeted Skin Care

Customers are looking for advanced results with minimum downtime and safe results. Learn how to feed your skin with must-have innovations to target wrinkles, firmness, dehydration, sensitivity, hyperpigmentation and hormonal acne.  Learn how to get results with non-invasive facials. Understand different resurfacing techniques and how to choose which ones you can use in your practice. We offer vitamins, peptides, stem cells or non-acid options as well as traditional acid peels.  Increase sales and client retention with progressive treatments and scientific knowledge.  Demo: New Dermaware Corrective Facial.  Free gift drawing and handouts.

 


Speakers
avatar for Robert M. Zone PhD

Robert M. Zone PhD

DERMAWARE Bio-Targeted Skin Care
avatar for Gul Zone

Gul Zone

DERMAWARE Bio-Targeted Skin Care


Sunday April 29, 2018 11:30am - 1:00pm
N137

11:30am

Learn How to Earn Big $$$ Removing All Types of Skin Imperfections presented by Martinni Beauty Inc.

Learn how to add a lucrative new service to your spa, salon or med-spa to satisfy your clients’ requests to remove all types of skin imperfections. This class will teach you how to use an easy to operate technology to permanently remove ruby points, skin tags, age spots, sun spots, freckles, cholesterol deposits, calcium bumps, broken capillaries, pore packets, thick hair and more in just one treatment. Live hands-on demonstration will be given.


Sunday April 29, 2018 11:30am - 1:00pm
N132

11:30am

Perfect Skin Analysis with Lori Nestore presented by Tu'el Skin Care

Skin analysis is possibly the most important step to understanding the skin. A professional should be able to analyze the skin without asking the client many questions. Determine the difference between skin types and conditions, and prove to clients why their skin fits into a category. This method of skin analysis allows a professional to work with confidence regardless of ethnicity, gender or age. Sample packages and workbooks are included.


Speakers
avatar for Lori Nestore

Lori Nestore

Tu'el Skin Care/Berodin Wax


Sunday April 29, 2018 11:30am - 1:00pm
N136

11:30am

The Science Behind LED Lightwave Therapy: Why Protocols, Dosage and Wavelength are Important presented by LIGHTWAVE/abi Skin Care

Discover the science behind how LED Lightwave therapy works and what an effective treatment looks like. How can increasing dosage and properly preparing the skin lead to significantly better results? Receive step-by-step protocols on how to use LED alone and with other popular modalities. Learn the basics of light therapy and the latest in improving your results with Lightwave Topical Light Infusion. Every attendee will receive a certification and a free Lightwave therapy post-care product.


Speakers
avatar for Kari Poling

Kari Poling

LIGHTWAVE


Sunday April 29, 2018 11:30am - 1:00pm
N135

11:30am

Why Minkys Creates Successful Lash Artists presented by Minkys

Why lashes? Why certify? Why Minkys? Whether you have lashed for one year, 10 years or have never even touched lashes, we have something for everyone. We will cover the newest trends and techniques, introduce new products and offer complimentary swag for each participating attendee. Learn how to become a Minkys Certified Lash Artist, Trainer or Volume Expert. We look forward to assisting you in all things lashes.


Speakers

Sunday April 29, 2018 11:30am - 1:00pm
N134

12:30pm

CIDESCO Signature Experiences (CW2) [Earn 2 CEH]
For the first time, CIDESCO will be launching its own prestigious signature experience treatments: the CIDESCO Age-Defying Facial and the CIDESCO Pure Relaxation top to toe body experience is brand neutral allowing the therapists to use with their own product to demonstrate their outstanding skills. This facial is available exclusively to CIDESCO accredited salons. Find out what CIDESCO accreditation can do for your career and your salon’s reputation in the market. An important focus of this treatment includes a memorable CIDESCO welcome at the beginning and touching close at the end combined with signature massage moves. The CIDESCO signature treatment has been created by CIDESCO's education examiners who have incorporated the best techniques and practice from around the world. CIDESCO Age-Defying Facial has been developed to combat the first signs of aging and encourage younger looking skin, bursting with vital energy. Both experiences are finished with an exquisite eye and face massage.

Advance Pricing: $125
After March 26: $170

Speakers

Sunday April 29, 2018 12:30pm - 2:30pm
TBA

1:30pm

How to Add Corporate Wellness Dollars to Your Spa's Bottom Line [Earn 1 CEH]

Wellness programs are an $11 billion industry. Learn how to easily integrate your spa services into workplaces and companies that are in your own backyard. Pankey will give you the tools to identify businesses, set up a program, build a new client base and capture some of this growing market. Wellness is in demand and employee administrators are looking for partners to provide services. You will leave this session with a tool kit to get started immediately. Pankey will provide an interactive presentation that will highlight current wellness programs, strategies and solutions. After her discussion using video, social media and websites, she will have attendees break-out into small roundtable work groups to discuss how they will develop a marketing plan to capture revenue from local corporate wellness programs.



The following pricing is for the Health & Wellness Track, which includes four classes in total.
Advance Pricing: $220
After March 26: $295


Speakers
avatar for Julie Pankey

Julie Pankey

Managing Partner, JMPankey Partners
As a spa director and consultant for various brands in the Northeast region for more than 20 years, Pankey has developed an extensive network of trusted relationships with some of the most well-known, high-end spas and resorts in the region. As a thought leader and innovator, Pankey... Read More →


Sunday April 29, 2018 1:30pm - 2:45pm
TBA

1:30pm

The Mobile Medical Spa Trend

Move over Uber and Lyft- the day of the mobile medical spa has arrived. The growth of on demand, concierge and pop up medical spa services has boomed in the last few years. Join Patti Biro as she discusses a variety of mobile options, licensing and regulatory issues, services and operational considerations. Learn how you can bring this unique approach to reach a new and diverse group of guests who are looking for you!


The following pricing is for the Medical Spa Track, which includes four classes in total.
Advance Pricing: $220
After March 26: $295


Speakers
avatar for Allan Share

Allan Share

President, Spa Industry Association/Day Spa & International Medical Spa Associations
Allan, a 28-year veteran of the health and wellness industry, sold his previous businesses to an equity group  and took over as President of the Day Spa Association (DSA) and the International Medical Spa Association (IMSA) in August of 2010.  He says “There’s not another industry... Read More →


Sunday April 29, 2018 1:30pm - 2:45pm
TBA

1:30pm

Color Renew Your Mind

The psychological effects of color are undeniable.  Color affects your mood, your behavior, your potential clients’ perception and feelings. Color is the first thing your brain recognizes and remembers.  Learn how to use color strategically in your social media strategy and marketing plan to evoke a specific mood and heighten your brand awareness. Also learn how to utilize color in your interior design, branding and print material. Become the color expert for your clients with color systems that transform your business.


The following pricing is for the Social Media & Marketing Track, which includes four classes in total.
Advance Pricing: $220
After March 26: $295


Speakers
avatar for Jaclyn Peresetsky

Jaclyn Peresetsky

CEO, Skin Perfect & Colore Me Perfect
Jaclyn Peresetsky is not only the owner of Skin Perfect Spas in Ohio and Florida, she is also a noted color expert, makeup artist, master esthetician, permanent makeup artist, author and speaker. Her multiple books, cosmetic and skin care lines, and training courses allow other beauty... Read More →


Sunday April 29, 2018 1:30pm - 2:45pm
TBA

1:30pm

Brazilian Bikini Wax with the Wax Queen presented by Berodin Wax

If you have any fears around the biggest moneymaking service in esthetics, it’s time to get over it. You will learn how to remove hair from every crevice, on any gender, efficiently and professionally. What products to use, how much to charge and proper body positioning is all covered in this fabulous class. Come with an open mind and a sense of humor. Male and female models needed. Please call (800) 765-7597 or email Lori at lori@evasesthetics.com.


Speakers
avatar for Lori Nestore

Lori Nestore

Tu'el Skin Care/Berodin Wax


Sunday April 29, 2018 1:30pm - 3:00pm
N136

1:30pm

Celluma - Deciphering Light Therapy for Today’s Esthetician presented by Celluma

Get on board with the hottest trend in esthetics and discover how Celluma Light Therapy can instantly boost results, sales and services. Based on proven science, and differentiated from all other LED devices, this webcast will clarify the science behind Celluma and explain why it’s “The Aesthetician’s Choice.” It will dispel the myths surrounding light therapy and make it easy for you to embrace and integrate Light Therapy into your treatment room today.


Speakers

Sunday April 29, 2018 1:30pm - 3:00pm
N135

1:30pm

Experience the Power of Hungarian Massage and Revolutionary Vitamin C Oil presented by Eminence Organic Skin Care

Be amazed by traditional Hungarian massage techniques that instantly transform the overall appearance of skin. As things start to heat up, discover the power of Eminence’s innovative, natural, organic and Biodynamic® skin stimulants that improve circulation for healthier, younger-looking skin. Discover our latest product launch, a revolutionary vitamin C oil which benefits all skin types and improves every skin condition. Clients will walk out your treatment room completely transformed.


Speakers
avatar for Boldijarre Koronczay

Boldijarre Koronczay

Eminence Organic Skin Care


Sunday April 29, 2018 1:30pm - 3:00pm
N230B

1:30pm

Inflammation and Aging presented by Circadia by Dr. Pugliese

Inflammation can be identified as a contributing factor to many diseases. This session will define and explain the various steps in inflammation and relate this process to intrinsic aging. Cellular and molecular mechanisms will be addressed including NF Kappa b, glycation, UV radiation, generators of oxidative stress and free radical formation. The process will be explained step-by-step so that the importance of inflammation in skin care can be fully appreciated.


Speakers
avatar for Michael Pugliese

Michael Pugliese

Circadia by Dr. Pugliese


Sunday April 29, 2018 1:30pm - 3:00pm
N133

1:30pm

LightStim LED: A Holistic Approach to Skin Fitness presented by LightStim

Like good health, “fit” skin is not achieved with any one treatment. Learn about the foundational benefits of LED as part of a successful integrative treatment plan. LightStim MultiWave® Patented Technology has been a favorite among professionals for more than sixteen years due to its proven and consistent results. LightStim offers its award-winning technology in both hand-held and stand-alone units. Join us for our workshop and receive a free gift with any device purchase.


Speakers
avatar for Richard Maher

Richard Maher

LightStim


Sunday April 29, 2018 1:30pm - 3:00pm
N134

1:30pm

Live Demo - Learn All About Microneedling from Procedure to Profits presented by Clinical Resolution Lab, Inc.

Microneedling is a minimally invasive procedure that has quickly gained mass popularity and acceptance, as it is a very simple, inexpensive, safe and effective technique requiring minimal training. Please join us to observe a live microneedling demonstration, including safety procedures, skin preparation, treatment and post-treatment care. Learn the importance of proper technique and use of clinical solutions to achieve the best possible results and how you can make immediate ROI.


Speakers
avatar for Crystal Kwon

Crystal Kwon

Clinical Resolution Lab, Inc.


Sunday April 29, 2018 1:30pm - 3:00pm
N132

1:30pm

Retail on the Rise presented by Image Skincare

Retail is a key profit driver in any business, and there is a direct correlation to retailing and increasing client loyalty and retention. They key to successful retailing starts with the educational consultation. This class will help you master the art of the consultation and show you the basics on utilizing social media to stay engaged with your clients and keep them your number one fans.


Sunday April 29, 2018 1:30pm - 3:00pm
N137

3:00pm

Apothecary Wellness

The apothecary blue print to wellness services is more than essential oils. We’ll show you how to develop, design and implement the apothecary bar, including all forms of aromatherapy, herbal ingredients, and elixirs and teas and non-living earthly ingredients. In addition, the design of custom consults for developing treatments and a new business identity that will broaden custom wellness and advanced alternative personal care.



The following pricing is for the Health & Wellness Track, which includes four classes in total.
Advance Pricing: $220
After March 26: $295


Speakers
avatar for Bonnie Canavino

Bonnie Canavino

President, Red Cherry Group
Bonnie Canavino celebrates 37 years in a high-profile career in the professional and retail salon, spa, and self-care service industry by maintaining passion for growing the beauty industry with integrity. Her experience includes professional and retail industry management and training... Read More →


Sunday April 29, 2018 3:00pm - 4:15pm
TBA

3:00pm

How to Commercialize Your Brand: Intellectual Property Do’s and Don'ts

The aesthetic industry is exploding. Medspa services and treatment plans are constantly evolving to keep up with new health and skincare formulas. As aesthetic professionals who face stiff competition on a daily basis, personal, private label branding will give your medspa a competitive edge. Many aesthetic professionals play with the idea of starting their own product or brand, but many never do it because they don’t know how. This branding and intellectual property legal boot camp covers the do's and don'ts of starting and launching your own brand. Learn how to commercialize your intellectual property, trademark your name and license your brand to make more money for your medspa. It’s now or never - turn your day dreams into night creams and be the next brand name on every medspa's shelf.



The following pricing is for the Medical Spa Track, which includes four classes in total.
Advance Pricing: $220
After March 26: $295


Speakers
avatar for Lema A. Khorshid

Lema A. Khorshid

Attorney, Fuksa Khorshid, LLC
Lema Khorshid is a partner at Fuksa Khorshid, LLC where she assists Chicago and New York business clients with corporate and intellectual property matters. Before becoming partner, Lema advised hospitality, fashion and entertainment clients on their branding and public relations strategies... Read More →


Sunday April 29, 2018 3:00pm - 4:15pm
TBA

3:00pm

Stop Treating Instagram Like Facebook [Earn 1 CEH]

These two social media platforms are very different. You must have a very defined strategy for each. Treating them the same will ensure that you don’t see optimal success on either. Have you ever wondered why you don’t get as many likes on your Instagram posts as you’d like? In this session, you will learn:

  • How to use Instagram in the manner that has become the norm
  • How to curate content that is beautiful, fun and engaging
  • Secrets to creating posts that your followers will enjoy
  • An understanding of how to leverage hashtags
  • Understand how to use the Facebook Ad platform to drive traffic directly to you’re a specific page on a sponsored Instagram post

Earning more revenue and advancing your spa’s brand has never been easier or more accessible. Social media provides so many opportunities to help a small business grow and prosper.


The following pricing is for the Social Media & Marketing Track, which includes four classes in total.
Advance Pricing: $220
After March 26: $295


Speakers
avatar for Barry Eichner

Barry Eichner

Co-Founder/Co-Editor-in-Chief, Lipgloss + Aftershave
Barry is the Co-Editor in Chief of Lipgloss + Aftershave, a personal care and lifestyle review web site offering fresh, fun and informative reviews of professional and retail skincare products, make up, hair care, as well as other unique personal care items. Barry began his spa career... Read More →


Sunday April 29, 2018 3:00pm - 4:15pm
TBA

3:00pm

Advanced Skin Physiology: Dermal and Epidermal Aging (CW3) [Earn 2 CEH]
Is skin aging inevitable or preventable? In this class, we will look at advanced skin's physiology as applied to different stages of life. Epidermal and dermal aging will be compared and gain the knowledge on main culprits of premature facial aging. The natural aging process, can't be helped, but others can be influenced by skin care professionals. Learn how to recognize premature aging and help your clients slow down skin's maturity. Age is just a number and with understanding different factors of epidermal and dermal aging the face can stay younger, longer. Major anti-aging modalities such as microcurrent, LED and ultrasonic will be discussed.

Advance Pricing: $125
After March 26: $170

Speakers
avatar for Anna Goryca Johnson

Anna Goryca Johnson

Anna Goryca Johnson is the Director of Education at the New Age Spa Institute, a CIDESCO accredited school. Anna is a licensed esthetics teacher and a licensed esthetician with many years of experience of working in the field. Her drive and focus is on sharing her knowledge and expertise... Read More →


Sunday April 29, 2018 3:00pm - 5:00pm
TBA

3:30pm

Efficient Speed Waxing Techniques for Bodies and Brazilians and How to Make More Money presented by Agape Pure Wax distributed by Skin Blends

Come learn the techniques and secrets to a successful and lucrative waxing clientele. Kelly has done 27 Brazilians in one day. Tiffany specializes in Men's Intimate Waxing. Agape is Greek for the highest level of love and you are going to love Agape Pure Wax. These gals are fast and need several models - call 877.754.6253 if interested in modeling. Each class attendee will receive a free tin of Agape Bliss Strip Wax.


Speakers
avatar for Kathleen Carney

Kathleen Carney

Skin Blends
avatar for Tiffany Ellis

Tiffany Ellis

Skin Blends
avatar for Kelly Grimesey

Kelly Grimesey

Skin Blends


Sunday April 29, 2018 3:30pm - 5:00pm
N133

3:30pm

Join The HydraFacial Nation presented by The HydraFacial Company

It’s more than a machine, it’s a movement. See why HydraFacial is loved by aestheticians nearby and around the world. Learn how to perform the award-winning treatment that delivers immediate results.


Speakers
avatar for Diana Scianca Flores

Diana Scianca Flores

The HydraFacial Company


Sunday April 29, 2018 3:30pm - 5:00pm
N136

3:30pm

Micro-Needling and the Latest Natural Ingredients: The Newest Generation of Facials presented by Bio Jouvance Paris

Thanks to the new generation of mini molecular natural ingredients and advanced products formulations with quick absorption ability in combination with the state of the art and affordable modalities ultrasound, LED, RF and their scientific breakthroughs, now aesthetic professionals can perform the most amazing and results-oriented treatments. Join us for an educational lecture, PowerPoint presentation and hands-on demonstration of the latest equipment.


Speakers
avatar for Sonia Boghosian

Sonia Boghosian

Bio Jouvance Paris


Sunday April 29, 2018 3:30pm - 5:00pm
N132

3:30pm

Offer Highly Profitable Eyebrow Services - Become a Brow Stylist and Earn Fast $$$ presented by Camera Ready Brows

Grab the one-of-a-kind opportunity to learn the art of eyebrow design/shaping and add a quick moneymaker to your menu of services. Purvi Shah of Camera Ready Brows has 27 years of brow expertise in brow consultation, design, symmetry and brow makeup application to accentuate facial features. Beauty professionals, salon and spa owners, join us to learn the pro techniques of eyebrow design/makeover services.


Speakers
avatar for Purvi Shah

Purvi Shah

Camera Ready Brows


Sunday April 29, 2018 3:30pm - 5:00pm
N135

3:30pm

The Best of Both Worlds: Hard and Soft Waxing for the Full Bikini Treatment presented by Cirepil and Epillyss Wax by Perron Rigot Paris

Experience the best of both worlds: Canada’s favorite strip wax - Epillyss and Cirepil, your favorite non-strip hard wax. Discover two unique techniques from two different continents featuring both soft and hard waxes and when and how to use them. With more than 100 years of combined experience in hair removal industry, pioneers Cirepil and Epillyss provide you with immeasurable knowledge and power.


Speakers

Sunday April 29, 2018 3:30pm - 5:00pm
N134
 
Monday, April 30
 

9:30am

Award-Winning Bio France Lab Age Defying Peel Off Masks and Botanicals presented by Bio France Lab

Immediate age defying results. Plant botanical stem cell serum combined with the authentic guloronic alginate french peel off mask and 24Kt gold resulting in a soft, humectant, firming youthful glow. Make your practice a success with age defying results at affordable costs. One student will receive a package of 24 Kt gold sheets and half ounce of serum.


Speakers
avatar for Marc Rosengarten

Marc Rosengarten

Bio France Lab


Monday April 30, 2018 9:30am - 11:00am
N135

9:30am

Efficient Speed Waxing Techniques for Bodies and Brazilians and How to Make More Money presented by Agape Pure Wax distributed by Skin Blends

Come learn the techniques and secrets to a successful and lucrative waxing clientele. Kelly has done 27 Brazilians in one day. Tiffany specializes in Men's Intimate Waxing. Agape is Greek for the highest level of love and you are going to love Agape Pure Wax. These gals are fast and need several models - call 877.754.6253 if interested in modeling. Each class attendee will receive a free tin of Agape Bliss Strip Wax.


Speakers
avatar for Kathleen Carney

Kathleen Carney

Skin Blends
avatar for Tiffany Ellis

Tiffany Ellis

Skin Blends
avatar for Kelly Grimesey

Kelly Grimesey

Skin Blends


Monday April 30, 2018 9:30am - 11:00am
N133

9:30am

How to Firm and Tone Skin with Topical Carboxy Therapy presented by CryoConcepts, LP

Carboxy therapy has been used in Europe since the 1930s and is making a comeback in the U.S. Workshop attendees will learn about new developments in the use of carbon dioxide as a delivery system for topical serums.Topics include: a history of carboxy therapy, the principle of action, scope of practice issues and benefits for clients. A new treatment called CooLifting will be demonstrated during the workshop.


Speakers
avatar for Dr. Sam Niedbala

Dr. Sam Niedbala

CryoConcepts, LP


Monday April 30, 2018 9:30am - 11:00am
N137

9:30am

Learn About Microcurrent - Its Power and its Myths presented by 7e Wellness

Pooja Johari did her MS BME from USC and founded 7e Wellness, a company that pioneers in microcurrent technology for mind, body and skin fitness. 7E Educators teach microcurrent to beauty schools and work with industry leaders to educate professionals about the power of microcurrent. This class will give you an understanding of what 'true microcurrent' really is and how to market and sell this service.


Speakers
avatar for Pooja Johari

Pooja Johari

7e Wellness


Monday April 30, 2018 9:30am - 11:00am
N136

9:30am

Micro-Needling with New Generation of Acid Peels for Acne, Pigmented, Mature Skin presented by Bio Jouvance Paris

The new shifts are underway and next generation of acid peels have entered the scene. These new trends, acids and peeling methods and formulas are to pave the way for aesthetic professionals to customize powerful and long-lasting results. Natural peels for acne/acne scars, pigmented, mature skin with the use of micro needling will be the utmost effective peeling treatments introduced to professionals. Join us for an educational lecture, PowerPoint presentation and hands-on demonstration.


Speakers
avatar for Sonia Boghosian

Sonia Boghosian

Bio Jouvance Paris


Monday April 30, 2018 9:30am - 11:00am
N132

9:30am

Perfect Touch: Skin Irregularities Removal - Training with Certificate presented by Merrylaz Aesthetics USA

Perfect Touch device will allow you to remove skin tags, milias, angiomas, pigmentations, broken capillaries and much more of skin imperfections growth in one time treatment with immediate results. Generate your revenuve, enhance your practice and skills and add value to your services. Get trained and certified on operating this device.


Speakers
avatar for Gigi Jara

Gigi Jara

Merrylaz Aesthetics USA


Monday April 30, 2018 9:30am - 11:00am
N134

9:30am

Go with the Flow: Power of Lymph (CW4) [Earn 2 CEH]
The main function of the lymphatic system is detoxification, and plays an important role in immunity. The lymph is an extracellular fluid that enters the vessels and is mixed with cellular elements. Daily accumulation of toxins causes the skin to look asphyxiated, speeds up glycation process and slows down skin’s cell regeneration. Learn how the endocrine system functions and how it affects the skin. In this class we will look behind the science of Manual Lymphatic Drainage as applied to the face. We will compare different methods of MLD: Manual vs Machine, and take a look at benefits and contradictions. 

Advance Pricing: $125
After March 26: $170

Speakers
avatar for Monika K. Machej

Monika K. Machej

President, New Age Spa Institute


Monday April 30, 2018 9:30am - 11:30am
TBA

9:45am

Mastering Makeup on the Maturing Face [Earn 1 CEH]

So many spa pros do not understand how to change their makeup techniques when it comes to the aging face. Instagram and YouTube are filled with makeup tricks for smoky eyes, red lips, contouring, etc., but mostly on a young face. Fine lines, wrinkles, laxity, thinner skin, discoloration and enlarged pores are complexion challenges we need to know how to adjust to when applying makeup elegantly and beautifully. Our features lose definition as we age and enhancing them without further aging them can be a bit tricky. Jaclyn will share you with you the must-know makeup strategies for the maturing face.


The following pricing is for the Makeup Track, which includes three classes in total.
Advance Pricing: $180
After March 26: $275


Speakers
avatar for Jaclyn Peresetsky

Jaclyn Peresetsky

CEO, Skin Perfect & Colore Me Perfect
Jaclyn Peresetsky is not only the owner of Skin Perfect Spas in Ohio and Florida, she is also a noted color expert, makeup artist, master esthetician, permanent makeup artist, author and speaker. Her multiple books, cosmetic and skin care lines, and training courses allow other beauty... Read More →


Monday April 30, 2018 9:45am - 10:45am
TBA

10:00am

Marketing: Discover the Only Proven Step-by-Step "Business Marketing Success Blueprint" for Aesthetic Businesses to Dominate Your Online Presence (AW2) [Earn 3 CEH]

This workshop is for all aesthetic business owners and managers who want to discover the most advanced step-by-step, paint-by-numbers style online marketing blueprint ever created for the industry. In this fast-paced three-hour workshop, you will arm yourself with the most advanced proven tools, strategies, resources and systems you need to predictably attract, capture and convert the maximum number of clients, dominate your local presence, position you and your business as the expert and authority of choice and future-proof your business for success. Come and ask questions to your biggest marketing challenges and get brutally honest, real world answers. You will learn what's working and what's not right now in the online, offline and eCommerce marketing world, the most advanced tweaks and hacks, how to cut through the marketing BS sold today and what to implement first, second and third in your business to make it a sustainable profitable powerhouse. Imagine having the most advanced, proven success systems and processes working for you next week. No more guessing, wasting money or shooting from the hip style marketing. Making money online has nothing to do with the economy, new technology or the amount of competition in your market, and everything to do with proven, time-tested, enduring marketing principles you can apply to your business for fast, predictable success. Missing this three-hour workshop will be like flushing money down the toilet. All workbooks and checklists will be provided.



Advance Pricing: $150
After March 26: $190


Speakers
avatar for Craig Ure

Craig Ure

Chief Massive Action Officer, ZoomDazzle.com
Craig Ure is the President of ZoomDazzle.com publishing international, a web marketing consultant, speaker, author and social media adviser for many INC 500 offline and online companies. Craig and his father owned and managed 118 fitness/spa properties, 2,987 licensed spa clubs and... Read More →


Monday April 30, 2018 10:00am - 1:00pm
TBA

10:00am

Modern Spa Technologies (AW1) [Earn 3 CEH]

Update your treatments to address the needs of the largest generation that is now taking over the U.S. In comparison to older generations, millennials have lower spending power limits, however, what they possess is a higher desire to spend their money well. Because of escalating interest in beauty and personal care this makes the millennials one of the strongest consumers in Western Europe and the U.S. They are the great example of goal-oriented clients who believe that prevention against aging should start early on. In this class, you’ll learn about cutting-edge tools that will rev up your services and grab the attention of the millennials. Goal-oriented spa treatments utilizing high performance ingredients, ultrasonic, microcurrent, HF and light therapy will be discussed. Attendees will learn how to take their regular spa treatments and make it attractive to the millennial generation.


Advance Pricing: $150
After March 26: $190

Speakers
avatar for Anna Goryca Johnson

Anna Goryca Johnson

Anna Goryca Johnson is the Director of Education at the New Age Spa Institute, a CIDESCO accredited school. Anna is a licensed esthetics teacher and a licensed esthetician with many years of experience of working in the field. Her drive and focus is on sharing her knowledge and expertise... Read More →


Monday April 30, 2018 10:00am - 1:00pm
TBA

10:00am

[CANCELLED] Treat Hands and Feet the Herbal Way (AW3)

Advanced hand and feet treatments are on the rise with clients now taking the beautification procedures to another level. Natural spa treatments are also the buzz in the nail tech industry. In this class, you will learn how to use the herbs to produce physical and chemical change in the skin and make the hands and feet appear younger. Demonstration of advanced treatment that smooths, exfoliates, hydrates and nourishes skin will be presented.
This class will also cover contraindications to the treatment, as well as marketing techniques for creating a goal-oriented treatment that can last from 20 minutes to 1 hour. Whether you are a nail technician or an esthetician, this new anti-aging hands and feet treatment is a must learn procedure.


Advance Pricing: $150
After March 26: $190

Speakers
avatar for La Vennecy Pat Brown-Dickson

La Vennecy Pat Brown-Dickson

Director of Nail Technology, New Age Spa Institute
La Vennecy Pat Brown-Dickson is the Director of Nail Technology at New Age Spa Institute. She is a licensed esthetician as well as a licensed nail technician and instructor. With more than 20 years of experience in the beauty industry, Pat strives to achieve her highest level of excellence... Read More →


Monday April 30, 2018 10:00am - 1:00pm
TBA

11:00am

Celebrity Beauty and Skin Care Secrets

Your clients want eyes like Katy Perry, lips like Kim Kardashian and JLo's gorgeous glow. And how about the male celebrities too? Do you know what celebrities and their makeup artists use for looking their best? What are their go to treatments, beauty and more? Be in the know as your clients of all ages want to know. Noreen shares what you need to know for your kit, what to retail and for beauty on the go. Great class for the makeup artist, esthetician and spa director/owner. A fun and engaging speaker and class you don't want to miss. Three fabulous door prizes given away in the class.


The following pricing is for the Makeup Track, which includes three classes in total.
Advance Pricing: $180
After March 26: $275


Speakers
avatar for Noreen Young

Noreen Young

Beauty & Skin Chef, www.noreenyoungPRO.com
Noreen Young is a nationally known educator, author of a marketing book Entertaining in Your Salon & Spa and creator of three how-to makeup DVDs. As an internationally known professional speaker, makeup artist and skin therapist, she loves to travel the globe for the next big thing... Read More →


Monday April 30, 2018 11:00am - 12:00pm
TBA

11:30am

Brows to Brazilian presented by Depileve

Join us to learn how to wax from doing your eyebrow to doing a Brazilian waxing treatment without ever lifting the skin with our amazing film wax. I will teach you how to make this effortless and efficient. You will use less product and be quick at your waxing treatments for any body part desired. Let's take the fear out of waxing and learn how to relax and do an effortless professional treatment.


Speakers

Monday April 30, 2018 11:30am - 1:00pm
N134

11:30am

Celluma - Deciphering Light Therapy for Today’s Esthetician presented by Celluma

Get on board with the hottest trend in esthetics and discover how Celluma Light Therapy can instantly boost results, sales and services. Based on proven science, and differentiated from all other LED devices, this webcast will clarify the science behind Celluma and explain why it’s “The Aesthetician’s Choice.” It will dispel the myths surrounding light therapy and make it easy for you to embrace and integrate Light Therapy into your treatment room today.


Speakers

Monday April 30, 2018 11:30am - 1:00pm
N135

11:30am

Discover Immediate Anti-Aging Results with All-Natural and Organic Active Ingredients presented by Eminence Organic Skin Care

Explore industry-leading innovations and delve into the core of your client’s most common skin concern by learning how to simultaneously treat different layers of the skin to produce immediate results. Increase your expertise as an esthetician by understanding Eminence’s age-defying natural, organic and Biodynamic® ingredients and learn how to use the products effectively with firming massage techniques to wow your client with an instant face-lift.


Speakers
avatar for Boldijarre Koronczay

Boldijarre Koronczay

Eminence Organic Skin Care


Monday April 30, 2018 11:30am - 1:00pm
N230B

11:30am

Innovative Ingredient Technology for 2018 presented by Circadia by Dr. Pugliese

Sophisticated ingredient technology continues to drive consumer demand for performance skincare. This class introduces an array of new ingredient technology from peptides to antioxidants and from stem cells to skin lighteners. Learn what ingredients will be making an impact on how new products are formulated in 2018. You will leave this class with a comprehensive understanding of these innovative concepts that effectively help to treat your client’s concerns.


Speakers
avatar for Katelyn Macy

Katelyn Macy

Circadia by Dr. Pugliese


Monday April 30, 2018 11:30am - 1:00pm
N133

11:30am

Learn How to Earn Big $$$ Removing All Types of Skin Imperfections presented by Martinni Beauty Inc.

Learn how to add a lucrative new service to your spa, salon or med-spa to satisfy your clients’ requests to remove all types of skin imperfections. This class will teach you how to use an easy to operate technology to permanently remove ruby points, skin tags, age spots, sun spots, freckles, cholesterol deposits, calcium bumps, broken capillaries, pore packets, thick hair and more in just one treatment. Live hands-on demonstration will be given.


Monday April 30, 2018 11:30am - 1:00pm
N132

11:30am

New: Painless Photofacial Technology - Increase Your Revenue presented by Platinum Equipment/Derme&Co

Come discover the fastest device on the market. An innovative Photofacial painless device with a remarkable efficiency and an exceptional price and superior quality ratio. See the latest and safest technologies available today. Let us demonstrate how this user-friendly device performs a wide range of treatments guaranteeing client results after only the first treatment. Do not miss this class.


Speakers
avatar for Tracy Italiano

Tracy Italiano

Platinum Equipment/Derme&Co


Monday April 30, 2018 11:30am - 1:00pm
N137

11:30am

What is REGEN? How to Maximize Your Results and Boost Your Business presented by GlyMed Plus, LLC

A can't miss course with content rich curriculum that provides in depth training on Regenerative Skin Care and REGEN, our new Regenerative business building component. Learn first hand the top must have Regenerative products that are steeped in science, innovative ingredients and technology from GlyMed Plus. Discover the key components to Regenerate healthy young, vibrant looking skin while learning how to grow your profits through REGEN Business Solutions. Get ready to disrupt the industry.


Speakers
avatar for Nikki Helferich

Nikki Helferich

GlyMed Plus, LLC


Monday April 30, 2018 11:30am - 1:00pm
N136

12:00pm

Advanced Exfoliation Techniques to Build Your Portfolio of Services (CW5) [Earn 2 CEH]
Learn how to incorporate advanced exfoliation techniques into your service plan for your client's skin type and skin condition. We will delve into the science of several protocols and discover the myths and truths about all the powerful solutions available on the market today. Understanding the Fitzpatrick scale and how it can affect the skin is vital in assisting your client with their skincare goals whilst making sure realistic and unrealistic expectations are explained and understood. This class will give you more confidence when selecting service solutions and assist you in maintaining safety for your client and your practice.

Advance Pricing: $125
After March 26: $170

Speakers

Monday April 30, 2018 12:00pm - 2:00pm
TBA

12:15pm

Create a Flawless Face [Earn 1 CEH]

Contouring and highlighting are one of the oldest practices in the makeup industry, yet if not done properly can create a fake and unnatural look. Highlighting and contouring are two artsy tricks that can magically enhance the cheek bones by creating a flattering bone structure. During this class, you will learn how to easily master the art of light and shadow, and shape, define and highlight face for naturally enhanced features in creation of a flawless face. This technique can be a huge money maker with the right training and is a must for every beauty enthusiast. 


The following pricing is for the Makeup Track, which includes three classes in total.
Advance Pricing: $180
After March 26: $275


Speakers
avatar for Eman Jalil

Eman Jalil

Makeup Educator, New Age Spa Institute
Eman is a professional makeup artist with more than twenty years’ experience in the areas of fashion, creative studio, bridal and makeup education. She has taken many extensive classes with renowned makeup artists and hair designers in France, Italy, Spain, California, Colorado... Read More →


Monday April 30, 2018 12:15pm - 1:15pm
TBA

1:45pm

An Inside Look at Two of the Hottest Wellness Centers in Chicago presented by American Spa (ST1)

With all the time and effort you devote to your own spa, how often do you have an opportunity to take an in-depth look at other properties? This tour provides you with a look at two of Chicago’s hottest wellness properties and will be guided by American Spa, the industry’s leading spa and wellness authority.

Our first stop will be Mario Tricoci. Mario Tricoci Hair Salons & Day Spas is a leader in luxury hair styling and spa services operating 14 locations in Chicagoland. The Spa at 900 N. Michigan has men’s and women’s locker rooms, three rain showers, a Vichy room, Lash room, couple’s massage room and 20 treatment rooms. Groups and VIPs enjoy the Loft Lounge and Spa Café for catered dining.  Separate from the main spa waiting area, a Quiet Room offers a tranquil space between services. There are two areas for nail services and a couple 2-in-1 nail chairs for simultaneous mani/pedi’s. Mario Tricoci is the destination for cutting-edge hair, skin and body care, as well as custom make-up and nail services all delivered by highly skilled professionals.  


Next, we will visit the Spa at the JW Marriott Chicago. This spa provides a tranquil haven where guests can escape the everyday tension of a busy lifestyle, embark on a journey of rejuvenation and experience a true sense of well-being. A peaceful oasis designed to rejuvenate your senses, the Spa at JW Marriott Chicago offers spa and fitness services perfectly suited to guide you with your inner-journey of overall well-being. Our state of the art fitness center is fully equipped with cardiovascular and strength equipment and  two group fitness studios where daily classes ranging from yoga to boxing are conducted. Spacious relaxation lounges set with an assortment of high-end tea and spa infused waters compliment the assortment of light refreshments offered daily. Luxurious locker rooms with fully stocked grooming stations, infrared saunas, steam rooms and aroma therapeutic showers add to the over-all senses providing each guest with the option to customize their individual journey to wellness.  

Advance Pricing: $150
After March 26: $190

Speakers
avatar for Marie Parodi

Marie Parodi

Spa Director, Spa at JW Chicago
As spa director of Spa at JW Chicago, Marie Parodi oversees all aspects of the 20,000-square-foot spa and fitness center, including operations, sales and marketing. Bringing more than 15 years of experience to her role, Marie Parodi joined the JW Marriott Chicago team in 2015 to manage... Read More →
avatar for Cassandra Stratton

Cassandra Stratton

Corporate Massage Director, Mario Tricoci Hair Salons & Day Spas
A Licensed Massage Therapist since 1999, Cassandra Stratton is Corporate Massage Director at Mario Tricoci Hair Salons & Day Spas in Chicago, IL.   She currently oversees a team of 90 massage therapists with a concentration in spa modalities, customer service, and staff development... Read More →


Monday April 30, 2018 1:45pm - 5:00pm
N231