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Sunday, March 4
 

10:00am

Become an Ingredient Junkie

Learn to love ingredients - they are spa’s best friends. Spa is all about the chemistry of anti-stress, anti-aging, healing, replenishing and millions of wonderful needs. A sure-fire way to success is to become a knowledgeable professional in ingredients, chemical impacts and how they differ. But that is just the beginning, you also need to get the fever for chronic skin conditions, diseases and lifestyles. We’ll present how to get started, applying the basic and why grow a library. Also, the choices in chemical impact vs. your knowledge and how that applies to you work and its future. Along with that is how to keep up with the speed of ingredient development, its resources and how it determines how spa chooses what they use and how to maintain to product culture.  


The following pricing is for the Esthetic Treatments & Ingredients Track, which includes four classes in total.
Advance Pricing: $250
After February 5: $325


Speakers
avatar for Bonnie Canavino

Bonnie Canavino

President, Spa Specifics Consulting/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. Experience includes professional and retail industry management and training... Read More →


Sunday March 4, 2018 10:00am - 11:15am
TBA

10:00am

[CANCELLED] Inspire Your Clients with Engaging Eco-Lifestyle Initiatives

Being green matters. Research shows that consumers are prioritizing socially responsible businesses that help them live a healthy, eco-friendly lifestyle. As wellness professionals we know that spas and salons are an essential part of this healthy lifestyle, but do your clients know that? Do they know how the sustainable initiatives you’ve implemented support their eco-lifestyle? Consumers want to know about the water you save, the employee wellbeing program you started, or your recycling efforts. And they want to know how these help them live green. Discover the ways to communicate your unique story and connect the value of your sustainable initiatives to your clients’ lifestyle. Learn easy-to-implement actions that support your client’s eco-lifestyle and the trends driving them to your doors. 


The following pricing is for the Organic & Green Living Track, which includes four classes in total.
Advance Pricing: $250
After February 5: $325


Speakers
avatar for Shelley Lotz

Shelley Lotz

Principal/Green Spa Network Board Member, Vios Spa Group
Shelley Lotz has more than 25 years of experience in the spa/wellness/beauty industry as an esthetician, educator and business owner. Her newest book is Green Spas and Salons: How to Make Your Business Truly Sustainable. She is a major contributing author of Milady’s Standard Esthetics... Read More →


Sunday March 4, 2018 10:00am - 11:15am
TBA

10:00am

Spa of the Future - Why Day Spas and Healthcare Need to Align

What will our spas look like five years from now? Looking forward we must evolve as our services and clientele changes. Current trends are shaping our future. This presentation will discuss integrating spa and wellness under the medical umbrella. We will identify why the services we are offering today belong in a healthcare model. New and emerging partners in managing our client’s health will require a return to our roots - spa and medicine together under one roof.

The following pricing is for the Spa Business Track, which includes four classes in total.
Advance Pricing: $250
After February 5: $325


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 March 4, 2018 10:00am - 11:15am
TBA

10:00am

Brows to Brazilian with the Latest Waxing Techniques presented by Depileve

Learn how to use different waxes, strip and stripless, for facial and body waxing. We will teach the advanced techniques for waxing any body part avoiding breakage, redness and irritation. Guaranteed to never lift skin. Also learn Depileve’s 10 MINUTE LEG WAX technique, full Brazilian waxing professional techniques and sculpt eyebrows using the simple three point Depileve method.


Speakers

Sunday March 4, 2018 10:00am - 11:30am
Room 8

10:00am

Delicious Five-Star Spa Treatment Hands-On Demos presented by FarmHouse Fresh

Freshen-up your spa menu and watch your retail sales soar as FarmHouse Fresh provides hands-on treatment demos and merchandising tips from top-selling five-star resorts and fine spas. Learn how to keep guests coming back again and again. Join us for an interactive and entertaining afternoon including; tantalizing treatments, outfitting your spa to sell, unveiling fabulous new products, contests and giveaways, advanced product knowledge and partnering with FarmHouse Fresh.


Speakers
avatar for Brenda Roderick

Brenda Roderick

FarmHouse Fresh


Sunday March 4, 2018 10:00am - 11:30am
Room 1

10:00am

Erase Hyperpigmentation with Natural Hydroquinone Alternative presented by Eminence Organic Skin Care

Battling with stubborn dark spots? Uncover the key to erasing and preventing hyperpigmented skin. Learn why natural, organic and Biodynamic® actives are all the rage as Éminence brings you state-of-the-art natural alternatives to effectively treat hyperpigmentation. Amaze your clients with the results and keep them coming back for more.


Speakers
avatar for Brian Goodwin

Brian Goodwin

Eminence Organic Skin Care


Sunday March 4, 2018 10:00am - 11:30am
Room 9

10:00am

Growing your Business with Imaging Solutions: Use Technology to Increase Sales and Loyalty presented by Canfield Scientific

Looking for new and exciting ways to attract and retain customers? Look no further than the skin imaging technology available today. Learn how to use skin imaging to attract and retain clients with a personalized assessment, enable meaningful consultations, clearly communicate target areas of concern and explore long-term plans, demonstrate commitment to your clients, establish expertise in a competitive market, inspire clients to make confident in-office decisions and build client loyalty and confidence.


Speakers
avatar for Diana Ordonez

Diana Ordonez

Canfield Scientific


Sunday March 4, 2018 10:00am - 11:30am
Room 7

10:00am

New Anti-Aging COSMOS® Organic Certified Facial: Be Ahead of Your Competition presented by Nelly De Vuyst/Derme&Co

Are your clients looking for certified organic, gluten-free, vegan, paraben-free and GMO-free products? Discover everything you need to know about "organic" skincare. Be sure to meet your customers' needs with the first COSMOS organic certified professional facial treatment in the world, now available in North America. Do not miss this class.


Speakers
avatar for Manon Pilon

Manon Pilon

Derme&Co


Sunday March 4, 2018 10:00am - 11:30am
Room 6

10:00am

Non-Surgical Face-Lift with Portable RF, Peptides, Stem Cells and Growth Factors presented by Saian Natural Clinical Skincare

We are celebrating our 10th anniversary by debuting new products with neuropeptides, stem cells, bioplacenta, resveratrol and growth factors. Whether you have used SAIAN devices and skin care in the past, or have never heard of us, this demo is for you. In this class, SAIAN co-founder, Dasha Saian demonstrates a face and neck-lift using the newest RF machine, mini-cavi machine and products that get you results. Certificate of attendance provided.


Speakers
avatar for Dasha Saian

Dasha Saian

Saian Natural Clinical Skincare


Sunday March 4, 2018 10:00am - 11:30am
Room 4

10:00am

Peel Away the Years - Discover the New Forte Line of Innovative Peel Options from Image presented by Image Skincare

Join Image Skincare as we introduce our new peel Forte options and delve into the science of the skin and advanced resurfacing solutions. This class covers the basics of skin histology and the process of change as the skin ages. Learn how to use professional peel solutions to address these changes and peel away the years to youthful skin. All attendees will receive a gift and have a chance to win a fabulous Image prize.



Sunday March 4, 2018 10:00am - 11:30am
Room 3

10:00am

Reverse Effect of Menopause on the Skin 100% Naturally with Plant-Derived Phyto-Hormones presented by Nature Pure Labs

As skin matures, there develops internal imbalance that strongly impacts and accelerates skin aging. Learn the secret of how to naturally, physically and effectively reverse the process. Step-by-step treatment re-educates skin cells back to a more youthful state. Unparalleled effects from age-defying extractions of lycopene from tomatoes, diosgenin from wild yams and a powerhouse of other organic bio-actives plus micro-needling enhancement. Hands-on live demonstration.


Speakers
avatar for Victoria Tabak

Victoria Tabak

Nature Pure Labs


Sunday March 4, 2018 10:00am - 11:30am
Room 5

10:00am

The Five Minute Consultation presented by Sorella Apothecary

Imagine waking up from a relaxing facial. You take a minute to stretch - revelling in how great you feel. Next thing you know, your esthetician is shoving products in your face. Not the ideal way to end a wonderful experience. How can you sell in this environment? Emily will teach you how to double your profit by spending an extra five minutes with clients. Watch products fly off your shelf by perfecting your consultation.


Speakers
avatar for Emily Sindlinger

Emily Sindlinger

Sorella Apothecary


Sunday March 4, 2018 10:00am - 11:30am
Room 2

10:00am

Color Makeup Theory and Technique to Grow Your Practice [Earn 2 CEH]

Learn the basics of color theory, as it relates to both foundation and accent points and why it is essential to a successful makeup application.  The lecture will demonstrate the Color Theory and Foundation Selection as it relates to the global spectrum of skin tones, from light to dark, and from warm to cool undertones; and understanding the Accent Point Selection to achieve the desired look.  


Advance Pricing: $125
After February 5: $170


Speakers
avatar for Jill Glaser

Jill Glaser

Jill is an Illinois state-certified freelance media makeup artist, working in and around the Chicago area. Jill has worked with photographers and agencies retained by Sears, Costco, Com Ed, Harris N.A., State Farm Insurance and more. Jill is the founder/owner (since 2006), and one... Read More →


Sunday March 4, 2018 10:00am - 12:00pm
TBA

10:00am

Long Term Medical and Spa Success: The Financial Plan, Team and Infrastructure
  • 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: $285
After February 5: $340


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 March 4, 2018 10:00am - 4:00pm
TBA

11:30am

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. Join Susanne Schmaling, Michelle D'Allaird-Brenner and Elizabeth McRae, MD for this important topic moderated by Patti Biro.


The following pricing is for the Esthetic Treatments & Ingredients Track, which includes four classes in total.
Advance Pricing: $250
After February 5: $325


Speakers
avatar for Patti Biro

Patti Biro

Owner, Patti Biro & Associates
Patti Biro is the owner and founder of Patti Biro and Associates, a consulting firm specializing in creating brand enrichment through special events, retail consulting, and education in the personal products, spa and wellness industry. With more than 20 years of experience, Patti’s... Read More →
avatar for Elizabeth McRae, MD

Elizabeth McRae, MD

Owner & Medical Director, McRae MD Medical Laser Spa
Elizabeth McRae, MD is currently board certified in Internal Medicine. She attended the University of Oklahoma School of Medicine and completed her residency as part of the LSU Charity Hospital system. She has practiced for 30 years in IM and 20 years with Botox as a solo injector... Read More →
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 →


Sunday March 4, 2018 11:30am - 12:45pm
TBA

11:30am

Sustainability and Spa Outlook (Panel Discussion)

As sustainability becomes more mainstream, discover how spas are successfully tapping into the trend. Our panel of organic experts will discuss their thoughts on ingredients, legislation, spa best practices and more.


The following pricing is for the Organic & Green Living Track, which includes four classes in total.
Advance Pricing: $250
After February 5: $325


Speakers
avatar for Rona Berg

Rona Berg

Editor-in-Chief, Organic Spa Media
Rona Berg is the former Editorial Director of ELLE, Deputy Lifestyle Editor and Beauty Columnist for the New York Times Magazine and LA Times best-selling author of Beauty: The New Basics and Fast Beauty: 1000 Quick Fixes. Berg has been cited as an industry expert by New York Magazine... Read More →
avatar for Julie Keller Callaghan

Julie Keller Callaghan

Editor-in-Chief/Publisher, American Spa Magazine
Julie Keller Callaghan helms American Spa, the industry's leading publication for spa professionals. She works closely with some of the world's most prestigious beauty and wellness brands, acts a judge for several industry awards, attends and speaks at a variety of travel, beauty... Read More →
avatar for Shelley Lotz

Shelley Lotz

Principal/Green Spa Network Board Member, Vios Spa Group
Shelley Lotz has more than 25 years of experience in the spa/wellness/beauty industry as an esthetician, educator and business owner. Her newest book is Green Spas and Salons: How to Make Your Business Truly Sustainable. She is a major contributing author of Milady’s Standard Esthetics... Read More →
avatar for Jillian Wright

Jillian Wright

Founder, Co-Founder, Jillian Wright Skincare, Indie Beauty Media Group
After two decades as a spa owner and over 12,000 facials, Jillian’s approach to aesthetics is simple: The way you feel about your skin directly impacts your confidence and self-esteem. She experienced this first-hand with her clients.  Jillian Wright Skincare, her namesake brand... Read More →


Sunday March 4, 2018 11:30am - 12:45pm
TBA

11:30am

The Naked Truth: Protecting Your Spa, Staff and Clients from Sexual Misconduct

It’s a fact. Incidents, lawsuits and negative publicity related to sexual misconduct and sexual assault in spa and massage businesses has risen visibly over the last few years, with some cases making national news. It’s also a fact that when clients receive personal services behind closed doors, spa owners and managers must trust they’ve done everything possible to create a safe, therapeutic and positive experience for them. But have you? Felicia Brown of Spalutions brings her unique multi-faceted perspective as a massage therapist, spa owner, spa client, business consultant and expert witness to this class. She will discuss how to prevent these kinds of incidents from happening in your spa or salon – and the steps to take if they do.

The following pricing is for the Spa Business Track, which includes four classes in total.
Advance Pricing: $250
After February 5: $325


Speakers
avatar for Felicia Brown

Felicia Brown

Business and Marketing Coach, Spalutions
Felicia Brown is the owner of Spalutions, a firm which provides business and marketing coaching and consulting for massage, spa and wellness professionals. She is passionate about inspiring others to become successful in all of their endeavors. With appearances at many national and... Read More →


Sunday March 4, 2018 11:30am - 12:45pm
TBA

12:00pm

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 March 4, 2018 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Room 3

12:00pm

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 Michael Pugliese

Michael Pugliese

Circadia by Dr. Pugliese


Sunday March 4, 2018 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Room 5

12:00pm

Join The HydraFacial Nation presented by The HydraFacial Company

It’s more than a treatment, it’s an experience. 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 March 4, 2018 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Room 7

12:00pm

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.


Speakers
avatar for Joanne Tu

Joanne Tu

Martinni Beauty, Inc.


Sunday March 4, 2018 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Room 2

12:00pm

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 Amy Gardner

Amy Gardner

LightStim


Sunday March 4, 2018 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Room 1

12:00pm

Private Label – Top Five Reasons Medspas and Doctors Have Their Own Brand presented by Vitelle Labs

Skin care sales are changing, online retailing accounts for a growing percentage of sales that is increasing every year. Find out what many successful medspas and doctors are doing to protect their business and why marketing your own skin care brand is so powerful in today’s marketplace. If you’re passionate about skin care, ingredients, quality and efficacy, don’t miss this seminar.


Speakers
avatar for Aleks Vranicic

Aleks Vranicic

Vitelle Labs


Sunday March 4, 2018 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Room 8

12:00pm

The Peel Experts: Chemistry and Layering Peels: Age, Acne, Pigment with Other Modalities presented by DERMAWARE Bio-Targeted Skin Care

Customers are looking for advanced results with minimum downtime. Understand the biochemistry of acids, vitamins, stem cells and peptides. Learn to choose the best peel, layer them or combine them with Dermaplane, Microderm, Microneedling, LED safely and effectively. Increase sales and client retention with progressive professional treatments and home care. This class is recommended for beginners to advanced professional alike. Demo: New ABC Peel. Receive handouts and enter prize drawing. Attend Sunday, Monday class and earn a certificate.


Speakers
avatar for Robert M. Zone, Ph.D.

Robert M. Zone, Ph.D.

DERMAWARE Bio-Targeted Skin Care
avatar for Gul C. Zone

Gul C. Zone

DERMAWARE Bio-Targeted Skin Care


Sunday March 4, 2018 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Room 4

12:00pm

Waxing a Bit Below the Belt with Berodin Wax presented by Berodin Wax

Join the Wax Queen Lori Nestore for an afternoon of waxing. Start at the navel and work our way down. Using hard and soft Berodin wax Lori will go over reactions, what to retail and demo legs and Brazilian bikini waxing. What to charge? What are normal reactions? Workbooks and certificates will be included in the class. Models needed: email lori@evasesthetics.com if interested.


Speakers
avatar for Lori Nestore

Lori Nestore

Berodin Wax


Sunday March 4, 2018 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Room 6

12:30pm

Deep Cleansing Techniques for the Toughest of Pores [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 February 5: $170


Speakers
avatar for Lydia Sarfati

Lydia Sarfati

Lydia Sarfati is the Founder and CEO of Repêchage, the first company to bring seaweed-based skincare treatments and cosmetics to the U.S market. Ms. Sarfati is an international industry leader and the developer of the world-renowned Repêchage® Four Layer Facial®, what Cosmopolitan... Read More →


Sunday March 4, 2018 12:30pm - 2:30pm
TBA

2:00pm

360° Skincare: Understanding Anti-Pollution Ingredients

Pollution is effecting our bodies with a growing impact. When we think about pollution, we tend to imagine polluted air that reaches our lungs, however, being the largest organ of our body, the skin is a major target for daily urban pollutants. Numerous studies have shown that exposure to pollution is associated with extrinsic skin aging, accelerating a key consumer demand for anti-pollution skincare products. Today, a growing number of manufacturers are developing novel ingredients that aim to protect the skin from the harmful effects of pollution. Learn about the various ingredients and their combinations in protecting our skin from the potential harmful effects of daily pollution.


The following pricing is for the Esthetic Treatments & Ingredients Track, which includes four classes in total.
Advance Pricing: $250
After February 5: $325


Speakers
avatar for Melanie Timms

Melanie Timms

Director, Marketing Innovation & Education, CBI Laboratories, Inc.
Melanie Timms has been passionately involved in the professional skincare industry for 18 years. With a wealth of experience in skin care science, she is well versed in advanced ingredient technology applications and creative product development. Her creative ability for yielding... Read More →


Sunday March 4, 2018 2:00pm - 3:15pm
TBA

2:00pm

Let’s Do It Together - Turning Passion into Action

You may know the feeling of being inspired by a presentation that connects with your passion or purpose.  You bring the inspiration back to your spa or salon, ready to implement the changes you know will bring your success to the next level and the rest of the team does not respond the same way. It’s like the air was sucked out of the room and your passion fizzles. Change is hard to do alone and we need the support of our team to bring our vision to fruition. Tara introduces a powerful alignment process to connect you to your values and goals, gain buy-in from your team, align around the same vision and collaborate to bring it to life. Together, you and your team can take action and exponentially make an impact on your business. Make your dreams, your initiatives and your vision a reality.


The following pricing is for the Organic & Green Living Track, which includes four classes in total.
Advance Pricing: $250
After February 5: $325


Speakers
avatar for Tara Grodjesk

Tara Grodjesk

President/EmeritusFounder, Tara Spa Therapy, Inc./Green Spa Network
Tara Grodjesk, recipient of American Spa’s Visionary of the Year Award, is president of Tara Spa Therapy, and an entrepreneur with more than 30 years of experience in wellness and spa. She is certified as a massage therapist, holistic health educator, Ayurvedic practitioner and... Read More →


Sunday March 4, 2018 2:00pm - 3:15pm
TBA

2:00pm

Red Letter Days: The Ticket for Boosting Service and Retail Sales

Are you struggling for creative service, marketing and retail ideas? Every month of the year has fun, offbeat and buzz generating holidays. By capitalizing on these creative red letter days, you can fill your calendar with targeted promotions, services and retail opportunities. Learn how to drive new business, engage your current guests and generate retail and gift card sales. From serious to silly, we’ll explore how to add fun and excitement to your marketing and promotions calendar.

The following pricing is for the Spa Business Track, which includes four classes in total.
Advance Pricing: $250
After February 5: $325


Speakers
avatar for Patti Biro

Patti Biro

Owner, Patti Biro & Associates
Patti Biro is the owner and founder of Patti Biro and Associates, a consulting firm specializing in creating brand enrichment through special events, retail consulting, and education in the personal products, spa and wellness industry. With more than 20 years of experience, Patti’s... Read More →


Sunday March 4, 2018 2:00pm - 3:15pm
TBA

2:00pm

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 Michael Pugliese

Michael Pugliese

Circadia by Dr. Pugliese


Sunday March 4, 2018 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Room 5

2:00pm

Discover the Beauty of Permanent Makeup and Earn 4x More Revenue presented by Nouveau Contour USA

We are offering a sneak peek into the world of permanent makeup application. The central goal of our training is to offer an educational experience that provides you with the skills to deliver the highest quality service to your clients. Nouveau Contour is a global company, which means our training techniques are not only the best offered in this country, but the best available around the world.



Sunday March 4, 2018 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Room 6

2:00pm

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 Brian Goodwin

Brian Goodwin

Eminence Organic Skin Care


Sunday March 4, 2018 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Room 9

2:00pm

Join The HydraFacial Nation presented by The HydraFacial Company

It’s more than a treatment, it’s an experience. 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 March 4, 2018 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Room 7

2:00pm

Learn 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 March 4, 2018 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Room 1

2:00pm

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 March 4, 2018 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Room 4

2:00pm

Marketing Through Social Media presented by Sorella Apothecary

Social Media has become one of the most important platforms to market your business. Not only is it free, but many clients can search your business through social media. Come learn the importance of having a beautiful platform for your business and learn some tips and tricks to help drive more traffic your way.


Speakers
avatar for Danielle Munley

Danielle Munley

Sorella Apothecary


Sunday March 4, 2018 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Room 2

2:00pm

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

Successful waxing starts with a solid foundation. In this class, you will learn proper techniques, wax application and removal to make your waxing is 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 us at relaxnwax@gmail.com


Speakers
avatar for Deborah Merhar

Deborah Merhar

Relax and Wax


Sunday March 4, 2018 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Room 3

2:00pm

The Science Behind LED Lightwave Therapy: Why Protocols, Dosage and Wavelength are Important presented by Lightwave LED

Learn the science behind how LED light therapy works and what an effective treatment looks like. How can increasing dosage lead to significantly better results? Receive step-by-step protocols on how to use Lightwave therapy by itself and with other popular modalities. Join us as we review these popular topics and the latest in improving results for your clients with Lightwave Topical Light Infusion. In addition, every attendee will receive a free Lightwave therapy post-care product.


Speakers
avatar for Kari Poling

Kari Poling

Lightwave LED


Sunday March 4, 2018 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Room 8

3:30pm

Anti-Aging Made Simple with Essential Oil Blends

Learn how anti-aging with essential oil blends can customize and optimize product penetration, skincare treatments, body treatments, facial treatments and advanced skincare procedures while addressing client’s concerns.
This informative class includes:
- Reverse the clock on aging skin with essential oil blends
- What essential oils provide daily antioxidants for healthy skin
- Which essential oils are idea for oily aging skin & acne prone skin types
- Which essential oils are idea for improving age spots and hyperpigmentation
- Best essential oils for micro-needling, dermaplaning and advanced chemical peels

The following pricing is for the Esthetic Treatments & Ingredients Track, which includes four classes in total.
Advance Pricing: $250
After February 5: $325


Speakers
avatar for Shanna Bynes

Shanna Bynes

CEO/Founder, Grow Out Oils
Shanna Bynes is an internationally recognized leading skincare professional with more than 16 years in the aesthetic and beauty industry. She is a licensed medical aesthetician and nail technician, as well as a professional makeup artist. Shanna is also certified in Reflexology and... Read More →


Sunday March 4, 2018 3:30pm - 4:45pm
TBA

3:30pm

Vegan Beauty (Panel Discussion)

Vegan beauty. Why would you want animal ingredients in your beauty if you don’t put them in your body? As more beauty consumers embrace plant-based diets or scale back on eating meat, they will want to be aware of hidden animal-derived ingredients in their skin, hair, makeup and body care products—especially where they may least expect to find them. This panel, moderated by best-selling author and Organic Spa Magazine Editor-in-Chief Rona Berg, is a master class on vegan beauty. 


The following pricing is for the Organic & Green Living Track, which includes four classes in total.
Advance Pricing: $250
After February 5: $325


Speakers
avatar for Rona Berg

Rona Berg

Editor-in-Chief, Organic Spa Media
Rona Berg is the former Editorial Director of ELLE, Deputy Lifestyle Editor and Beauty Columnist for the New York Times Magazine and LA Times best-selling author of Beauty: The New Basics and Fast Beauty: 1000 Quick Fixes. Berg has been cited as an industry expert by New York Magazine... Read More →
avatar for Karim Orange

Karim Orange

Makeup Artist/Personal Care Products Expert, That Orange Girl
Karim Orange, aka That Girl Orange, is a nationally known "clean" makeup artist, personal care products expert and two-time Emmy Award nominee. Karim’s work has graced the faces of countless stars in television, music, movies and theater.  Hailed by ELLE magazine as a "Green Star... Read More →
avatar for Lisa Sykes

Lisa Sykes

Copy Director, Universal Companies
Lisa Sykes specializes in copyediting for cosmetic and environmental claims compliance. She also writes creative copy and content for print and web, in addition to conducting ingredient research. Since 2008, Lisa has co-chaired the Green Spa Network personal care committee.


Sunday March 4, 2018 3:30pm - 4:45pm
TBA

3:30pm

Building Your Brand: A Business Bootcamp

Creating a brand is far more than uploading a logo on a website. Join us as we take an in-depth look at the foundational elements of branding from a brand manager and PR expert, Lauren Snow. You'll learn industry best practices, including a branding checklist and planning tools, as well as the cornerstones of some of the most successful brands in the business. If you're looking to take your business to the next level, this is the course for you.


The following pricing is for the Spa Business Track, which includes four classes in total.
Advance Pricing: $250
After February 5: $325


Speakers
avatar for Lauren Snow

Lauren Snow

LE/Spa Business Consultant
Lauren Snow is a brand and marketing strategist who partners with skin care professionals to help them grow their business, reach career goals and achieve financial success. Snow has passionately supported thousands of estheticians throughout her career and has worked with hundreds... Read More →


Sunday March 4, 2018 3:30pm - 4:45pm
TBA

4:00pm

30 Minutes in Heaven: Express Services for the New Generation presented by Nature Pure Labs

Revolutionize your spa menu one minute at a time and achieve transformational skin results. Most people want to visit a spa, but cannot find the time. The solution is to re-engineer your menu to include 30-minute packages. In today’s fast-paced culture achieving immediate visible results is simply a must. In just 30 minutes, achieve remarkable skin regeneration and stimulation with effective boosting, brightening, facial contouring and deep moisturizing. Hands-on live demonstration.


Speakers
avatar for Victoria Tabak

Victoria Tabak

Nature Pure Labs


Sunday March 4, 2018 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Room 3

4:00pm

Breakthrough Skin and Hair Growth Factors are Redefining Markets - See How You Can Benefit presented by HLCC Growth Factors for Skin & Hair

Groundbreaking growth factors for hair and skin are being rolled out by all the major players; don’t let your competitors be ahead in the game. 99.9% pure and efficacious growth factors are redefining the market. Learn its effect on your business and how to take advantage of this new technology. Learn how to integrate these products and education into skin rejuvenation and every laser treatment. Add significant revenue in both skin and hair loss treatment.


Speakers
avatar for William C. Blatter

William C. Blatter

HLCC Growth Factors for Skin & Hair


Sunday March 4, 2018 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Room 1

4:00pm

DiamondTome Event presented by Altair Instruments

Come and hear celebrity esthetician Ivy Halford share her tips on how to expand your skin exfoliation business to go beyond the face. Our diamond tipped contoured wands are the only dedicated full body exfoliation wands on the market. Learn how to increase your business revenue by offering full body treatments at a fraction of the cost. This is a perfect time to expand your services with our face and body wands.


Speakers
avatar for Ivy Halford

Ivy Halford

Altair Instruments Inc.


Sunday March 4, 2018 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Room 7

4:00pm

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

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 LLC
avatar for Tiffany Ellis

Tiffany Ellis

Skin Blends LLC
avatar for Kelly Grimesey

Kelly Grimesey

Skin Blends LLC


Sunday March 4, 2018 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Room 4

4:00pm

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

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


Speakers
avatar for Yahaira E. Rodriguez

Yahaira E. Rodriguez

Dermastart Inc.


Sunday March 4, 2018 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Room 8

4:00pm

How to Build Your Own Brand: Do’s and Don’ts presented by EuropeLab Laboratory/Derme&Co

Have you ever considered branding your own skin care line? If private labeling is a good fit for you, it might be the best business decision you will ever make. This class presents the step-by-step process when considering launching your own private label skin care line (manufacturing, license, organic certification, etc.). Learn how to get started, avoid costly mistakes and grow your business.


Speakers
avatar for Manon Pilon

Manon Pilon

Derme&Co


Sunday March 4, 2018 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Room 6

4:00pm

Is Your Website an Online Brochure or a Money-Making Site? presented by Spaware Salonware Software

A website should work for you 24/7. Join us and learn how to create your online revenue stream, generate leads and convert them into clients, launch your e-Commerce and implement upgrade opportunities, market your online shop, set your goals and measure your website performance. You will leave with plenty of strategies to improve and transform your online presence and increase your revenue. Attendees will have a chance to win the Your Website Working for You Audio.


Speakers
avatar for Dori Soukup

Dori Soukup

Spaware Salonware Software


Sunday March 4, 2018 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Room 5

4:00pm

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


Sunday March 4, 2018 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Room 2
 
Monday, March 5
 

10:00am

Women As Game Changers

We are reaching a tipping point where unwavering feminine energy is rising. Perhaps that is why Fortune Magazine published “The future of leadership is female.” In this workshop, join American Spa Magazine’s 2017 Women’s Visionary Leadership Award winner, Tara Grodjesk, and Women As Game Changers Training Founders, Carolyn Parrs and Devi Records, and experience LIVE a practical and experientially-based model for women entrepreneurs and leaders that was created by and for women game changers for spa and wellness.

Women As Game Changers distinctively integrates “outer game” business-building skills with “inner game” awareness and confidence—steeped in a strong support system that both empowers and nourishes the self.

You will experience:

  • How the collective power of women is changing the world and what that means for your brand
  • A game-changer process to determine the deeper why beneath your brand vision and why that is essential to your brand’s success – even if your brand is you
  • How your below conscious mind can support or derail you in building your business

This workshop is a taste into the future of leadership that acknowledges and celebrates how women think, feel and lead today.



The following pricing is for the Health & Wellness Track, which includes four classes in total.
Advance Pricing: $250
After February 5: $325


Speakers
avatar for Tara Grodjesk

Tara Grodjesk

President/EmeritusFounder, Tara Spa Therapy, Inc./Green Spa Network
Tara Grodjesk, recipient of American Spa’s Visionary of the Year Award, is president of Tara Spa Therapy, and an entrepreneur with more than 30 years of experience in wellness and spa. She is certified as a massage therapist, holistic health educator, Ayurvedic practitioner and... Read More →
avatar for Carolyn Parrs

Carolyn Parrs

CEO/Founder, Mind Over Markets/Women Of Green
Carolyn Parrs is the founder and creator of Women As Game Changers, and a co-trainer with Devi Records. She is also the CEO and founder of Mind Over Markets, a strategic marketing communications company devoted to helping sustainable, green and healthy products and services build... Read More →
avatar for Devi Records

Devi Records

Co-Founder, Women As Gamechangers
Devi Records has devoted her life to understanding and working with the below-conscious mind. Devi has helped develop many methods that assist both individuals and businesses in becoming more conscious-- using strengths more strategically and avoiding potential pitfalls. She is a... Read More →


Monday March 5, 2018 10:00am - 11:15am
TBA

10:00am

Medical Spa MBA: Pearls and Procedures to Improve Your Practice

This lecture will focus on running a successful medical spa practice.  Emphasis will be placed on managing staff, overhead, and retaining patients.  Predictable procedures to enhance your clinical practice will be reviewed.  Pearls to improve your profit margin will be discussed.


The following pricing is for the Medical Spa Track, which includes four classes in total.
Advance Pricing: $250
After February 5: $325


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

E. M. Ferneini, MD, DMD

Assistant Clinical Professor, Editor-in-Chief, Greater Waterbury OMS/Beau Visage Medical Spa/University of Connecticut/American Journal of Cosmetic Surgery
Elie M. Ferneini, MD, DMD is a practicing oral and maxillofacial surgeon in Connecticut. He is a graduate of Southern Connecticut State University, Quinnipiac University and University of Connecticut Medical and Dental schools. Dr. Ferneini completed his oral and maxillofacial surgery... Read More →


Monday March 5, 2018 10:00am - 11:15am
TBA

10:00am

Reviews, Referrals and Retention

The long-term success of any spa or salon business is highly dependent upon the business’ ability to build strong relationships and repeat visits with happy clients. Happy clients can and should also lead to positive reviews online, strong word-of-mouth marketing, and plenty of referrals. With more than 70% of buying decisions now being informed by online reviews, it’s vital spa and salon professionals be proactive in getting online reviews from their customers and using them as a tool for creating both new referrals improving client retention. Join author and marketing coach Felicia Brown to learn strategies for using online reviews and client testimonials to gain new clients and keep existing ones coming back.


The following pricing is for the Social Media & Marketing Track, which includes four classes in total.
Advance Pricing: $250
After February 5: $325


Speakers
avatar for Felicia Brown

Felicia Brown

Business and Marketing Coach, Spalutions
Felicia Brown is the owner of Spalutions, a firm which provides business and marketing coaching and consulting for massage, spa and wellness professionals. She is passionate about inspiring others to become successful in all of their endeavors. With appearances at many national and... Read More →


Monday March 5, 2018 10:00am - 11:15am
TBA

10:00am

Are You Making Six Figures with Spa or Medi Spa Events? presented by Spaware Salonware Software

If not, you need to attend this session and discover effective secrets to help you plan and host successful events. Learn how to plan and prepare for the event, set goals and increase attendance, create offers and entice your guests to purchase, set up bartering arrangements and mistakes to avoid. You will leave with plenty of strategies to make your next event the best ever. Attendees will receive three gifts (a value of over $200).


Speakers
avatar for Dori Soukup

Dori Soukup

Spaware Salonware Software


Monday March 5, 2018 10:00am - 11:30am
Room 5

10:00am

Beauty from the Inside Out - A 360 Degree Approach to Skin Health presented by Image Skincare

Join us as we uncover the secret to youthful skin. This class will offer a new approach to skin health utilizing patented bioactive collagen peptides that are clinically proven to rebuild and strengthen the skin by boosting the body’s natural collagen production. All attendees will receive a gift and have a chance to win a fabulous IMAGE prize.



Monday March 5, 2018 10:00am - 11:30am
Room 3

10:00am

Brows to Brazilian with the Latest Waxing Techniques presented by Depileve

Learn how to use different waxes, strip and stripless, for facial and body waxing. We will teach the advanced techniques for waxing any body part avoiding breakage, redness and irritation. Guaranteed to never lift skin. Also learn Depileve’s 10 Minute Leg Wax technique, full Brazilian waxing professional techniques and sculpt eyebrows using the simple three point Depileve method.


Speakers

Monday March 5, 2018 10:00am - 11:30am
Room 8

10:00am

Clear and Prevent All Stages of Acne Holistically with the Exclusive Patented Technology presented by Nature Pure Labs

A natural clinical approach to treating the root cause of all stages of acne, especially the hormone related kind. Achieve unparalleled results utilizing the exclusive patented technology of Soy Doctor® system, which also combines the potent action of other traditional herbs and modern-day advanced bio-actives. A step-by-step procedure that gently and non-invasively rebalances your client’s skin and offers a true remedy against acne triggers and all accompanying symptoms. Hands-on live demonstration.


Speakers
avatar for Victoria Tabak

Victoria Tabak

Nature Pure Labs


Monday March 5, 2018 10:00am - 11:30am
Room 6

10:00am

Delicious Five-Star Spa Treatment Hands-On Demos presented by FarmHouse Fresh

Freshen-up your spa menu and watch your retail sales soar as FarmHouse Fresh provides hands-on treatment demos and merchandising tips from top-selling five-star resorts and fine spas. Learn how to keep guests coming back again and again. Join us for an interactive and entertaining afternoon including; tantalizing treatments, outfitting your spa to sell, unveiling fabulous new products, contests and giveaways, advanced product knowledge and partnering with FarmHouse Fresh.


Speakers
avatar for Brenda Roderick

Brenda Roderick

FarmHouse Fresh


Monday March 5, 2018 10:00am - 11:30am
Room 1

10:00am

Double Masking: Combine Powerful and Organic Ingredients to Treat Any Skin Condition presented by Eminence Organic Skin Care

Astound your clients with incredible, innovative and industry-leading double masking techniques. Understand the two double masking methods and the idea behind masque layering, to create unique and effective experiences for each client. Whether you are looking to treat signs of aging, hyperpigmentation, acne or rosacea, this class will teach you how to mix the most potent natural, organic and Biodynamic® ingredients to give your clients immediate results and drive retail sales.


Speakers
avatar for Brian Goodwin

Brian Goodwin

Eminence Organic Skin Care


Monday March 5, 2018 10:00am - 11:30am
Room 9

10:00am

Non-Surgical Face-lift with Portable RF, Peptides, Stem Cells and Growth Factors presented by Saian Natural Clinical Skincare

We are celebrating our 10th anniversary by debuting new products with neuropeptides, stem cells, bioplacenta, resveratrol and growth factors. Whether you have used SAIAN devices and skin care in the past, or have never heard of us, this demo is for you. In this class, SAIAN co-founder, Dasha Saian demonstrates a face and neck-lift using the newest RF machine, mini-cavi machine, and products that get you results. Certificate of attendance provided.


Speakers
avatar for Dasha Saian

Dasha Saian

Saian Natural Clinical Skincare


Monday March 5, 2018 10:00am - 11:30am
Room 4

10:00am

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


Monday March 5, 2018 10:00am - 11:30am
Room 2

10:00am

The Latest Rosacea, Acne Rosacea and Sensitive Skin Facts and Solutions for Experts presented by Nelly De Vuyst/Derme&Co

Learn everything you need to know about rosacea, acne rosacea and sensitive skin. Understand the pros and cons of glycolic acid (A.H.As), lasers, IPL, LED, infusions, chemical peels and hydroquinone on hyper-sensitive skin. Customize a complete treatment plan by interpreting your client's body type. Use our tips and tricks to create a unique dialog with your client and better educate them on this skin disorder.


Speakers
avatar for Manon Pilon

Manon Pilon

Derme&Co


Monday March 5, 2018 10:00am - 11:30am
Room 7

10:00am

Advanced Custom Facial Massage: Therapeutic Results for All Skin Types [Earn 2 CEH]

Learn therapeutic results for all skin types. Learn the Classic European, Viennese, Kansa and Shiatsu massage. Increase your knowledge on the art and science of classic facial massage movements including Effleurage, Petrissage, Tapotement, Friction, Vibration and Eastern movements. You will learn to understand the function of the muscles, lymph and circulatory systems, in order to provide maximum benefits for your clients. Lecture, demonstration and hands on workshop will inspire you to offer your client the very best in facial massage.


Advance Pricing: $125
After February 5: $170


Speakers
avatar for Lydia Sarfati

Lydia Sarfati

Lydia Sarfati is the Founder and CEO of Repêchage, the first company to bring seaweed-based skincare treatments and cosmetics to the U.S market. Ms. Sarfati is an international industry leader and the developer of the world-renowned Repêchage® Four Layer Facial®, what Cosmopolitan... Read More →


Monday March 5, 2018 10:00am - 12:00pm
TBA

11:30am

The Journey of Wellness Modalities in the US - From 1906 to Present
  • Resurgence of holistic practices starting in the 1960s
  • Spa growth meets fringe consumer seekers - 1990s
  • The Wellness Revolution and consumer growth
  • The deeper effects of spa/wellness modalities
  • The human body – its own unique universe
  • Natural healing modalities benefits many diseases/disorders
  • It's been a grassroots movement
  • Closing - validation and inspiration for how our work changes the world around us

The following pricing is for the Health & Wellness Track, which includes four classes in total.
Advance Pricing: $250
After February 5: $325

Speakers
avatar for CG Funk

CG Funk

Consultant, Funk Spa Consulting
CG Funk is a 25-year veteran of the massage, beauty and spa industries.  Her vast experience includes executive leadership, franchising, school administration, corporate trainer, massage curricula and program developer, writer, instructor and massage business owner. As an inspirational... Read More →


Monday March 5, 2018 11:30am - 12:45pm
TBA

11:30am

How to Legally Pay Staff in a Medical Spa and Stay Profitable

The wrong compensation program is the number one reason why most medical spas are not in compliance or profitable. Learn a pay structure that is fair and equitable to you and your team.

  • Learn why paying commissions is illegal
  • Learn how retail, pre-booking, series sales and retention need to tie performance
  • Learn how to work with medical service providers in a cash based business
  • Taking your team through compensation changes without a walkout
  • Discover what benefits are key to retention

The following pricing is for the Medical Spa Track, which includes four classes in total.
Advance Pricing: $250
After February 5: $325


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 →


Monday March 5, 2018 11:30am - 12:45pm
TBA

11:30am

Stop Treating Instagram Like Facebook

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: $250
After February 5: $325


Speakers
avatar for Barry Eichner

Barry Eichner

Co-Founder/Co-Editor-in-Chief, Lipstick + 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 →


Monday March 5, 2018 11:30am - 12:45pm
TBA

12:00pm

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 March 5, 2018 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Room 3

12:00pm

Instant Non-Surgical Face and Neck Lift - Age Reversing Organic Bio-Actives and Micro-Needling presented by Nature Pure Labs

Learn step-by-step how to achieve maximum results with micro-needling. Outshine your competition. Easy and effective Collagen Induction Therapy (CIT). Immediate skin tightening and lifting results. Inject skin with highly potent concentrations of stem cells, resveratrol, super antioxidants and 70% pure hyaluronic acid. CIT Roller stimulates collagen production, fights wrinkles, pigmentation and increases ingredient penetration. Industry-forward estheticians will not want to miss this interactive hands-on live demonstration.


Speakers
avatar for Victoria Tabak

Victoria Tabak

Nature Pure Labs


Monday March 5, 2018 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Room 8

12:00pm

Join The HydraFacial Nation presented by The HydraFacial Company

It’s more than a treatment, it’s an experience. 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


Monday March 5, 2018 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Room 7

12:00pm

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 Amy Gardner

Amy Gardner

LightStim


Monday March 5, 2018 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Room 1

12:00pm

Modern Exfoliation: Learn by Doing – Hands-On Peel Class presented by DERMAWARE Bio-Targeted Skin Care

Looking for quick solutions and income? Increase bookings, sales and client retention. Choose the correct peel for wrinkles, firmness, hyperpigmentation, acne and rosacea. Understand pH and how each peel works and take advantage of this unique hands-on class. Explore our toolbox of acid, vitamin, peptide, enzyme, or stem cell peels along with our new True Beauty Line with more than 21 peptides and stem cells. Demo: Free mini peel kit, while supplies last. First come first serve.


Speakers
avatar for Gul C. Zone

Gul C. Zone

DERMAWARE Bio-Targeted Skin Care


Monday March 5, 2018 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Room 4

12:00pm

Pigmentation Disorders Causes and Treatments presented by Circadia by Dr. Pugliese

Hyperpigmentation is a complicated condition faced by many skincare professionals. This presentation will explore the mechanisms of melanin formation and melanocyte function, associated with states of hyper-hypo pigmentation. Learn why newly discovered lightening mechanisms such as melanasome transfer and melanin stimulating hormones inhibitors are key components in melanin formation. Methods to reduce melanin by exfoliation and enzyme blockage will be presented as well as treatments for melasma, inflammatory hyperpigmentation and photo damage.


Speakers
avatar for Michael Pugliese

Michael Pugliese

Circadia by Dr. Pugliese


Monday March 5, 2018 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Room 5

12:00pm

Private Label – Top Five Reasons Medspas and Doctors Have Their Own Brand presented by Vitelle Labs

Skin care sales are changing, online retailing accounts for a growing percentage of sales that is increasing every year. Find out what many successful medspas and doctors are doing to protect their business and why marketing your own skin care brand is so powerful in today’s marketplace. If you’re passionate about skin care, ingredients, quality and efficacy don’t miss this seminar.


Speakers
avatar for Aleks Vranicic

Aleks Vranicic

Vitelle Labs


Monday March 5, 2018 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Room 2

12:00pm

The Science Behind LED Lightwave Therapy: Why Protocols, Dosage and Wavelength are Important presented by Lightwave LED

Learn the science behind how LED light therapy works and what an effective treatment looks like. How can increasing dosage lead to significantly better results? Receive step-by-step protocols on how to use Lightwave therapy by itself and with other popular modalities. Join us as we review these popular topics and the latest in improving results for your clients with Lightwave Topical Light Infusion. In addition, every attendee will receive a free Lightwave therapy post-care product.


Speakers
avatar for Kari Poling

Kari Poling

Lightwave LED


Monday March 5, 2018 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Room 6

1:00pm

The Latest Exfoliation Services and Techniques Revolutionizing Esthetics [Earn 2 CEH]

This class will demystify and clarify how to select and apply exfoliation services and learn how to properly prepare the skin for these more advanced procedures. Learn the importance of selecting the correct service for your client's skin type and condition, while understanding the importance of safety for each technique. Lastly, the science and chemistry of AHA's, BHA's and enzymes will be demonstrated.


Advance Pricing: $125
After February 5: $170


Speakers
avatar for Elaine Sterling

Elaine Sterling

Originally from South Africa, Elaine Sterling, holds both the prestigious CIDESCO (Switzerland) Diplomat and ITEC (London) certifications. A licensed esthetician and licensed esthetician instructor, Elaine has a passion for skin health and overall wellbeing. In her speaking engagements... Read More →


Monday March 5, 2018 1:00pm - 3:00pm
TBA

2:00pm

How to Add Corporate Wellness Dollars to Your Spa's Bottom Line

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: $250
After February 5: $325


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 →


Monday March 5, 2018 2:00pm - 3:15pm
TBA

2:00pm

Steps to Consider When Starting a Medical Spa
From Botox to laser skin treatments, the start-up of a medical spa goes beyond its menu. Choosing the right business name, getting the proper license, location, social media marketing, finding the target market and stellar customer service are just a handful of considerations when starting a medical spa. Monte Zwang will speak about medical tourism, which gives the travel blend to the medical spa topic. How can owners profit and benefit from medical tourism? 


The following pricing is for the Medical Spa Track, which includes four classes in total.
Advance Pricing: $250
After February 5: $325


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 →


Monday March 5, 2018 2:00pm - 3:15pm
TBA

2:00pm

Internet Marketing: Google, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, Websites, eCommerce, Mobile, PPC, SEO, Video and More - Learn What's Working and What's Not...Today!

Who else is sick and tired of being sold the latest make-money marketing strategies and tactics that don't work? PPC, SEO, Social Media, Mobile, Web, blah blah? 98% of what you hear is pure hype and does not work. If the Internet confuses you and you are looking for real-world Internet marketing strategies then take the short cut and join us in this workshop to learn what's working right now in more than 5,600 locations. Learn the most proven marketing strategies, systems and tools in this fast-paced workshop. Learn the hacks and small tweaks you need to immediately implement in your business to dominate your local area. The most complete nothing-left-out-guide you will find today for attracting, capturing and converting the maximum number of clients/patients leveraging the most proven Internet strategies. All marketing worksheets and checklists will be provided (a $497 value).


The following pricing is for the Social Media & Marketing Track, which includes four classes in total.
Advance Pricing: $250
After February 5: $325


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 March 5, 2018 2:00pm - 3:15pm
TBA

2:00pm

Dermatude META Therapy: Your Facelift Alternative presented by Dermatude

META Therapy is a new, non-invasive method for skin rejuvenation and anti-aging. The facial treatment can be performed on the entire face, neck, décolleté or specific areas for skin rejuvenation. The skin will get a better structure, finer pores, more firmness, elasticity and youthful appearance. The META Therapy treatment can be carried out by beauty therapists and offers you the opportunity to provide the latest in anti-aging in your beauty salon or beauty institute.


Speakers

Monday March 5, 2018 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Room 5

2:00pm

Do Your Students/Estheticians Need a Good Lashing...Company? presented by Minkys

Spa/salon owners, school directors, educators and students - please join us in an introduction to Minkys. Boost your student's hireability by offering one of Minkys programs that will coincide with your curriculum. Spa/salon owners, Minkys can educate your licensed professionals, thus creating consistency and proficiency to build your return clientele numbers. Who doesn't love that?


Speakers

Monday March 5, 2018 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Room 1

2:00pm

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

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 LLC
avatar for Tiffany Ellis

Tiffany Ellis

Skin Blends LLC
avatar for Kelly Grimesey

Kelly Grimesey

Skin Blends LLC


Monday March 5, 2018 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Room 8

2:00pm

Exfosil Ruby: Natural and Affordable Alternative to Microneedling presented by Anna Lotan PRO

Exfosil Ruby is a natural alternative to microneedling, which falls within the Scope of Licensure for Estheticians. This treatment uses the body's own repair mechanism to exfoliate, combat stagnation and stimulate skin's "vitality". Don't miss this lecture and demonstration using acid-free natural components. Attendees will receive a gift with purchase along with a certificate of attendance.


Speakers
avatar for Barbara Devlin

Barbara Devlin

Anna Lotan PRO


Monday March 5, 2018 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Room 6

2:00pm

Fight Acne and Rosacea Naturally and Say No to Chemicals presented by Eminence Organic Skin Care

Go below the skin’s surface to uncover the cause of acne and take the natural approach to treating rosacea while learning tips for sensitive skin. Become an expert in these common skin conditions and discover nature’s alternatives to harsh chemical treatments. Eminence’s effective natural, organic and Biodynamic® solutions offer the ultimate client experience with proven results.

 


Speakers
avatar for Brian Goodwin

Brian Goodwin

Eminence Organic Skin Care


Monday March 5, 2018 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Room 9

2:00pm

Join The HydraFacial Nation presented by The HydraFacial Company

It’s more than a treatment, it’s an experience. 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


Monday March 5, 2018 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Room 7

2:00pm

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.


Speakers
avatar for Joanne Tu

Joanne Tu

Martinni Beauty, Inc.


Monday March 5, 2018 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Room 2

2:00pm

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.


Monday March 5, 2018 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Room 4

2:00pm

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

Successful waxing starts with a solid foundation. In this class, you will learn proper techniques, wax application and removal to make your waxing is 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 us at relaxnwax@gmail.com


Speakers
avatar for Deborah Merhar

Deborah Merhar

Relax and Wax


Monday March 5, 2018 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Room 3

3:30pm

Chan Meditation: Rejuvenate Inside Out

Chan is originated from the Sanskrit word Dhyana. It means concentration, stillness contemplation or thought cultivation. This class will provide very concrete, specific and practical advice, in contrast to vague and often inaccurate information that can be found in many meditation guides. In particular, many meditation styles claim to be a quick and easy fix. This class will represent the much more realistic position that only hard work and consistent effort will produce genuine results. At the basic level, the powerful techniques of Chan will help you develop greater focus and concentration with an immediate and practical application to your life, enhancing your work and daily routines. As your concentration power grows, you will become calm and centered. You will become healthier and function more effectively at whatever you put your mind to.



The following pricing is for the Health & Wellness Track, which includes four classes in total.
Advance Pricing: $250
After February 5: $325


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 →


Monday March 5, 2018 3:30pm - 4:45pm
TBA

3:30pm

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 Dr. Elizabeth McRae, owner of The Beauty Bug Mobile Medical Spa and Patti Biro of Patti Biro and Associates as they explore the 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: $250
After February 5: $325


Speakers
avatar for Patti Biro

Patti Biro

Owner, Patti Biro & Associates
Patti Biro is the owner and founder of Patti Biro and Associates, a consulting firm specializing in creating brand enrichment through special events, retail consulting, and education in the personal products, spa and wellness industry. With more than 20 years of experience, Patti’s... Read More →
avatar for Elizabeth McRae, MD

Elizabeth McRae, MD

Owner & Medical Director, McRae MD Medical Laser Spa
Elizabeth McRae, MD is currently board certified in Internal Medicine. She attended the University of Oklahoma School of Medicine and completed her residency as part of the LSU Charity Hospital system. She has practiced for 30 years in IM and 20 years with Botox as a solo injector... Read More →


Monday March 5, 2018 3:30pm - 4:45pm
TBA

3:30pm

Marketing Reboot: A Fresh Twist on the ‘Tried and True’

In this fast-paced digital world, creating a marketing plan for your spa is getting more confusing and expensive. Plus, it seems with more we digitally engage, the less we emotionally connect. So, it’s no surprise to learn that the tried and true grass roots methods are now more relevant than ever. The trick is to give these time-tested methods a fresh new twist. This class will share the secret of how to modernize those tried and true marketing programs for today’s clients - from loyalty programs to referral tactics, strategic partnerships to testimonials. You’ll learn how a fresh and relevant approach can build better relationships with your clients so they will stay loyal, buy more and pass on the word.


The following pricing is for the Social Media & Marketing Track, which includes four classes in total.
Advance Pricing: $250
After February 5: $325


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 →


Monday March 5, 2018 3:30pm - 4:45pm
TBA

4:00pm

Calling All Beauty Experts: Learn the Science Behind Organic Microblading presented by Organic Permanent Makeup

People just like you are making $500 for only one hour of work. Best of all, no need to worry about competition. Learn how Lorine came up with her non-bleeding and dramatically less-painful technique. It is so simple yet sophisticated, that clients sleep during treatment. Comparison between: Traditional pigments vs. Lorine's specially-crafted organic pigments. Hands-on demo showcasing her unique and exclusive, German-engineered technology that you won't find anywhere else, which shouldn't be confused as tattooing.


Speakers
avatar for Lorine Mikhaeil

Lorine Mikhaeil

Organic Permanent Makeup


Monday March 5, 2018 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Room 1

4:00pm

Chemical Peels: The Fast Track to Dramatic Results presented by PCA Skin

Chemical peels are a lucrative investment for any aesthetic business. With an integrated skin care approach your patients will be hooked on monthly peels to achieve and maintain results. In this workshop, we’ll review the customized treatment options that PCA SKIN® has developed for all skin types and conditions. We’ll conclude with selling tips to make sure your patients follow through with daily care to achieve and maintain their dramatic results between appointments.


Speakers
avatar for Dawn Ahearn

Dawn Ahearn

PCA Skin


Monday March 5, 2018 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Room 5

4:00pm

Exploring the Use of Cryo and Cool Technologies in Aesthetics: Outcomes and Uses presented by CryoConcepts
It's common to hear about products using some application of cryo/cool technology to achieve often overstated results. This seminar will examine what can realistically be expected using such technologies and what scientific principles govern the outcomes. During the discussion, the broader applications of cryo/cold based technologies will be reviewed with the goal of describing what regulations apply, what outcomes to expected and what revenue can be generated from various techniques.


Monday March 5, 2018 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Room 8

4:00pm

Learn How to Remove Skin Imperfection in One Time Treatment with Immediate Results presented by Merrylaz Aesthetics USA
Training with certificate on how to remove skin imperfections, skin tags, broken capillaries, angiomas, pigmentations, keratosis and more. With one time treatment, immediate results, non invasive, non laser. Easy and compact, join our sessions to learn and know more about the Perfect Touch system that will help you to improve your service and enhace your beauty skills.


Monday March 5, 2018 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Room 6

4:00pm

Microneedling with New Generation of Peels for Acne, Pigmented, Mature Skin - No Down Time presented by Bio Jouvance Paris

The new shifts are underway and next generation acids have entered the scene. These 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 professional. Join us for an educational lecture, PowerPoint presentation and hands-on demonstration.


Speakers
avatar for Sonia Boghosian

Sonia Boghosian

Bio Jouvance Paris


Monday March 5, 2018 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Room 3

4:00pm

New Anti-Aging COSMOS® Organic Certified Facial: Be Ahead of Your Competition presented by Nelly De Vuyst/Derme&Co

Are your clients looking for certified organic, gluten-free, vegan, paraben-free and GMO-free products? Discover everything you need to know about "organic" skincare. Be sure to meet your customers' needs with the first COSMOS organic certified professional facial treatment in the world, now available in North America. Do not miss this class.


Speakers
avatar for Manon Pilon

Manon Pilon

Derme&Co


Monday March 5, 2018 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Room 7

4:00pm

What’s in This Bottle? Cosmetic Chemistry for the Skin Care Professional presented by CBI Laboratories, Inc.

Professional aestheticians are consistently being introduced to new innovations for treating the skin. With all that is available, it can often be difficult to determine which products will be effective. By developing a basic understanding of cosmetic chemistry, you can discern which product formulations are stable, utilize appropriate percentages of active ingredients and provide real results for your client’s skin. This seminar will provide a detailed description and insight into the latest skin care ingredients.


Speakers
avatar for Melanie Timms

Melanie Timms

Director, Marketing Innovation & Education, CBI Laboratories, Inc.
Melanie Timms has been passionately involved in the professional skincare industry for 18 years. With a wealth of experience in skin care science, she is well versed in advanced ingredient technology applications and creative product development. Her creative ability for yielding... Read More →


Monday March 5, 2018 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Room 2

4:00pm

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

Wow - 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 receive Custom Cleanser.


Speakers
avatar for Kathleen Carney

Kathleen Carney

Skin Blends LLC
avatar for Tiffany Ellis

Tiffany Ellis

Skin Blends LLC
avatar for Kelly Grimesey

Kelly Grimesey

Skin Blends LLC


Monday March 5, 2018 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Room 4
 
Tuesday, March 6
 

10:00am

Accelerating Results with Microdermabrasion, Microneedling and Dermaplaning presented by PCA Skin

Take your results to the next level with mechanical exfoliation and PCA SKIN®. In this workshop, you’ll learn more about microdermabrasion, microneedling and dermaplaning, and the benefits of combining such treatments with chemical exfoliation. Go deeper into pairing microdermabrasion with a variety of PCA SKIN professional treatments and corrective serums to achieve faster results. You will leave this workshop with clear treatment plans customized for all skin types and conditions.


Speakers
avatar for Dawn Ahearn

Dawn Ahearn

PCA Skin


Tuesday March 6, 2018 10:00am - 11:30am
Room 5

10:00am

Brand Your Image - Brand-building Tips to Drive Revenue and Increase Customer Loyalty presented by Image Skincare

Brand building: the secret to success. This class will teach tips and tricks on how to promote your brand and increase sales for your business. Learn how current industry trends, gorilla marketing techniques and local and social media can increase your bottom line. All attendees will receive a gift and have a chance to win a fabulous IMAGE prize.



Tuesday March 6, 2018 10:00am - 11:30am
Room 3

10:00am

Dermaplaning Demystified presented by DermaplanePro, Inc.

Join DermaplanePro CEO Rikki Kusy for this lively and informative discussion. Dermaplaning is one of the premier anti-aging treatments estheticians provide. Find out what's changed in dermaplaning now that we've expanded beyond medical offices. We'll answer the #1 Question: Why Nourishe and not dry skin? We'll give you a little history, demystify blades, discuss protocols, combining modalities and answer all of your questions. Free samples for attendees.


Speakers
avatar for Rikki Kusy

Rikki Kusy

DermaplanePro, Inc.


Tuesday March 6, 2018 10:00am - 11:30am
Room 2

10:00am

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


Tuesday March 6, 2018 10:00am - 11:30am
Room 1

10:00am

The Emotional and Physical Effects of Pigmentation presented by Xtetic

It is a scientific fact that one in five Americans suffer some kind of skin condition before the age of 25. The percentage of those with skin conditions, like pigmentation, skyrockets past the age of 30, and it primarily affects women. The realities of these conditions are very sobering for those affected by them. This in-depth product focused training session looks deep into and expands on solutions to this very widespread condition.


Speakers

Tuesday March 6, 2018 10:00am - 11:30am
Room 4

10:00am

Head to Toe – Advanced Waxing Skills for Greater Profit [Earn 2 CEH]

Learn how customizing your waxing services can increase your profits and elevate your professional credibility. Review the theory behind waxing and understand the difference between soft wax and hard wax and discover the latest innovation in waxing technology.  Update your knowledge and learn the importance of sanitation guidelines.  Lastly, understand the relationship between using the right tools and techniques for your client’s comfort. 


Advance Pricing: $125
After February 5: $170


Speakers
avatar for Jeane Richmond

Jeane Richmond

Satin Smooth


Tuesday March 6, 2018 10:00am - 12:00pm
TBA

10:00am

Bridal Makeup Masterclass
Building and maintaining a bridal clientele can be one of the hardest tasks in the makeup industry. This masterclass will go over contracts with brides, excellent bridal tactics and ettiquette, and tips on building and networking yourself to a bridal clientele. It will also feature a full bridal makeup demo. Joel will be sharing some of his secrets to achieving a flawless bridal look that will leave the bride glowing for their special day. There will also be giveaways with some of Joel's favorite products for bridal makeup.


Advance Pricing: $185
After February 5: $235


Tuesday March 6, 2018 10:00am - 1:00pm
TBA

12:00pm

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 and students may need to show student ID. No photography permitted.


Speakers
avatar for Lonia Campagna

Lonia Campagna

Satin Smooth


Tuesday March 6, 2018 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Room 6

12:00pm

Calling All Beauty Experts: Learn the Science Behind Organic Microblading presented by Organic Permanent Makeup

People just like you are making $500 for only one hour of work. Best of all, no need to worry about competition. Learn how Lorine came up with her non-bleeding and dramatically less-painful technique. It is so simple yet sophisticated, that clients sleep during treatment. Comparison between: Traditional pigments vs. Lorine's specially-crafted organic pigments. Hands-on demo showcasing her unique and exclusive, German-engineered technology that you won't find anywhere else, which shouldn't be confused as tattooing.


Speakers
avatar for Lorine Mikhaeil

Lorine Mikhaeil

Organic Permanent Makeup


Tuesday March 6, 2018 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Room 1

12:00pm

Dermalinfusion presented by Envy Medical

Increase your practice revenues and client outcomes using Envy Medical's Dermalinfusion, a revolutionary 3-in-1 system for simultaneous exfoliation, extraction and infusion. Uniform and controlled diamond tip exfoliation combined with simultaneous infusion of skin specific solutions that address a variety of conditions including dehydration, hyperpigmentation, acne and aging concerns, make Dermalinfusion a great treatment for any skin type.


Speakers
avatar for David Humer

David Humer

Envy Medical


Tuesday March 6, 2018 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Room 8

12:00pm

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 Éminence’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 Brian Goodwin

Brian Goodwin

Eminence Organic Skin Care


Tuesday March 6, 2018 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Room 9

12:00pm

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

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 LLC
avatar for Tiffany Ellis

Tiffany Ellis

Skin Blends LLC
avatar for Kelly Grimesey

Kelly Grimesey

Skin Blends LLC


Tuesday March 6, 2018 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Room 4

12:00pm

Inflammation and Aging: What Every Esthetician Needs to Know presented by Circadia by Dr. Pugliese

Recent advances in understanding the aging process have been discovered, while certain aspects of how and why we age still remain a mystery. This comprehensive class will examine prominent aging theories, and describe the effects of stressors on skin function and appearance. Multiple factors will be reviewed, including genomic instability, epigenetic alterations, telomere attrition, mitochondrial dysfunction and more. Discover new ingredient technologies designed to address these concepts to diminish aging at the source.


Speakers
avatar for Michael Pugliese

Michael Pugliese

Circadia by Dr. Pugliese


Tuesday March 6, 2018 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Room 5

12:00pm

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.


Speakers
avatar for Joanne Tu

Joanne Tu

Martinni Beauty, Inc.


Tuesday March 6, 2018 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Room 2

12:00pm

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 ultrasounds, LED, RF and their scientific breakthroughs, now aesthetic professionals can perform the most amazing and result oriented treatments. Join us for an educational lecture, PowerPoint presentation, and hands-on demonstration on latest equipment.


Speakers
avatar for Sonia Boghosian

Sonia Boghosian

Bio Jouvance Paris


Tuesday March 6, 2018 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Room 3

12:00pm

Perfect Touch Device - Skin Imperfection and Removal presented by Merrylaz Aesthetics USA
Education and certification. Learn how to remove skin tags, cherry angiomas, broken capillaries, pigmentations and skin imperfections. Great for all skin types. In one time treatment, with permanent results guaranteed.

Speakers

Tuesday March 6, 2018 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Room 7