September 22-24, 2019//Atlanta, GA

2019 Schedule

New for 2019! Registered HAIR+ Summit attendees have the opportunity to earn CEU credit* hours for attending sessions on Sunday, September 22 and Monday 23! This service is being provided by Center of Attraction Hair Gallery CEU.

After you complete your HAIR+ Summit registration, you will see a link for more information on how to sign up on your registration confirmation email.

*Additional fee applies. CEU credit hours are available for the following states: Iowa, Illinois, Maryland, Nebraska, North Carolina, Texas, Washington D.C. No credit hours will be offered for Tuesday’s advanced education classes.

Last updated: August 15, 2019

Sunday, September 22, 2019

8:30 AM - 7:00 PM

Pre-Function Foyer

10:00 AM - 10:20 AM

Welcome / Event Guidelines / Review of Schedule

Presenters: Stacey Soble, Steve Reiss and Mike Ferrara

Ravinia DEFG

10:25 AM - 10:45 AM

Two of the industry’s leading salon owners discuss why they've developed careers catering to clients interested in more hair, why they've found this so personally and professionally rewarding and their favorite strategies for getting the most value out of your HAIR+ Summit experience.

Presenters: Karen Gordon – President, Cosmetologists Chicago; Sheila Wilson – President, Intercoiffure

Ravinia DEFG

10:50 AM - 11:35 AM

Hair truth be told -- straight talk and hairy stories!
"My crazy journey through the maze of hair loss at every level and all the tips and tricks I had to create to keep my secret from The Press, Cast Mates, Friends, and Boyfriends ... all to survive. Understanding The Different Levels of Consciousness of Your Hair Loss Client and when Enough is Enough."

Secretly bald for more than 20 years due to the medical condition Alopecia AreataAmy Gibson built a post-acting career in wig manufacturing.  Gibson will share her experience and those of the many women she has helped.  Using a combination of Hollywood, humor and heart, Gibson will address all the issues of hair loss with a major emphasis on inner and outer beauty. 

Presenter: Amy Gibson, CreatedHair.com and Salons

Ravinia DEFG

11:40 AM - 11:45 AM

Presenter: Steve Reiss

Ravinia DEFG

11:50 AM - 1:00 PM

In a dynamic, interactive and hands-on session, some of the nation's top hair extension artists walk you through everything you need to know about this fast-growing segment, including the fashion and functional aspects of hair extensions; identifying your target extension client; understanding the different application methods and which one is best for different client situations; where to find education and how to build your own extension repertoire; how to cut, color and style extensions; and how to care for extensions.

Ravinia DEFG

 

11:50 AM - 1:00 PM

To be the best resource you can for your clients, you need to understand the different causes of hair loss as well as have a working knowledge of the full range of medical solutions that your clients can seek in addition to the services and products you offer through the salon. The Doctor Is In series allows you to customize your HAIR+ Summit education by drilling deeper into the topics that interest you most. Educational presentations from medical, hair loss and wellness professionals.

Ravinia Breakout Rooms

1:00 PM - 2:25 PM

Time to work on your "+" part of the HAIR+ Summit experience!  In a casual setting among the exhibit tables, interact with presenters, meet fellow attendees, connect with industry associations and resources, learn about products and services from the experts and grow your own HAIR+ Summit network.

Pre-Function Foyer + Dunwoody Suite

2:30 PM - 3:15 PM

Working with thinning and patchy hair loss; understanding your top of head options and providing the best solution for your clients.

Ravinia DEFG

 

2:30 PM - 3:15 PM

To be the best resource you can for your clients, you need to understand the different causes of hair loss as well as have a working knowledge of the full range of medical solutions that your clients can seek in addition to the services and products you offer through the salon. The Doctor Is In series allows you to customize your HAIR+ Summit education by drilling deeper into the topics that interest you most. Education presentations from medical, hair loss and wellness professionals.

Ravinia Breakout Rooms

3:20 PM - 4:30 PM

Understanding the landscape and your options; hair quality and sourcing; taking advantage of your fashion opportunities.

Ravinia DEFG

 

3:20 PM - 4:30 PM

Based on last year's success and high interest, we bring HEAD Talks back for a repeat performance! These sessions are a chance to go in-depth with product experts on the topics that are the most interesting to you and of greatest benefit to your clientele. 

Ravinia Breakout Rooms

4:35 PM - 4:55 PM

HAIR+ Committee Members and Experts review the key learnings and topics of the day and address any questions from Day One.

Moderator: Stacey Soble, Salon Today

Panelists: HAIR+ Committee Members

Ravinia DEFG

5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

In a casual setting among the exhibit tables, enjoy refreshments and interact with speakers, meet fellow attendees, learn about products and services and continue to develop your own HAIR+ Summit network.  

Pre-Function Foyer + Dunwoody Suite

Monday, September 23, 2019

7:00 AM - 1:30 PM

Pre-Function Foyer

8:00 AM - 9:00 AM

Have breakfast in a casual setting among the exhibit tables, interact with presenters, meet fellow attendees, connect with industry associations and resources, learn about products and services from the experts and grow your own HAIR+ Summit network.

Pre-Function Foyer + Dunwoody Suite

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

A deep-dive into the health and wellness topics most critical to your clients including nutrition and hair loss, natural and holistic health and wellness, supporting clients with medical conditions and health and wellness resources you can take advantage of.

Topics include:
A Nutritional-Based Approach to an Increased Lifespan with Marvin S. Hausman M.D. - Understanding the latest nutritional-based approach and how it effecst your microbiome. Discover how epigenetics, medical foods, proper nutrition including the latest in medical science are building health and beauty from the inside out.

Moderator: Bonnie Bonadeo, BEaUty Inside and Out

Presenters: Dr. Marvin Hausman, Tamara Johnson-Shealey, and Dr. Jeffrey Donovan

Ravinia DEFG

10:05 AM - 10:45 AM

Severe or full hair loss; wigs and non-surgical hair replacement.

Ravinia DEFG

10:05 AM - 10:45 AM

To be the best resource for your clients, you need to understand the different causes of hair loss as well as have a working knowledge of the full range of medical and wellness solutions that your clients can seek in addition to the services and products you can offer through the salon. The Doctor Is In series allows you to customize your HAIR+ Summit education by drilling deeper into the topics that interest you most. Educational presentations from medical, hair loss and wellness professionals

Ravinia Breakout Rooms

10:50 AM - 11:35 AM

Customize your HAIR+ Summit education with in-depth presentations by product experts on the topics that are the most interesting to you and of greatest benefit to your clientele.

Ravinia DEFG and Breakout Rooms

11:40 AM - 1:10 PM

Time to work on your "+" part of the HAIR+ Summit experience!  In a casual setting among the exhibit tables, interact with presenters, meet fellow attendees, connect with industry associations and resources, learn about products and services from the experts and grow your own HAIR+ Summit network.

Pre-Function Foyer + Dunwoody Suite

1:15 PM - 2:00 PM

Manny Rolon will be sharing his passion for men's grooming and all the tips and tricks that have made him an industry icon and the artistry and architecture of men's haircutting will come to life during Manny’s inspiring presentation.  Manny demonstrates that no look is off limits, even for your customers experiencing some hair loss...if you have a certain "magic" ingredient! Manny is a multiple award-winning stylist and salon owner (2016 NAHA team winner and 2018 HVA5 winner) and a member of the Oribe Education Team. When not in the salon, Manny provides hair services for a celebrity clientele including Ryan Seacrest, Dave Navarro, Jessica Wilde, Denise Bidot and others.

Presenter: Manny Rolon, Salon Owner, Educator, Session Stylist, Makeup Artist

Ravinia DEFG

2:05 PM - 3:05 PM

Social media is changing how you engage with clients, but using these new techniques to promote your hair enhancement services may require some extra sensitivity. Explaining social media basics, MODERN SALON's Alison Alhamed shares the things you need to know and the steps you need to take to build your own following while respecting the privacy of your clientele.

Presenter: Alison Alhamed, MODERN SALON

Ravinia DEFG

3:10 PM - 3:40 PM

Join a discussion with Janine Thornhill, Administrator of The American Hair Loss Council and Lisa Ferestad, Owner of Lisa Ferestad Hair Solutions. This conversation will chronicle Lisa’s journey and includes everything from being a stylist, to becoming a hair restoration expert, to experiencing hair loss first hand and how she works with other salons

Presenters: Janine Thornhill, American Hair Loss Council; Lisa Ferestad, Lisa Ferestad Hair Solutions

Ravinia DEFG

3:45 PM - 4:00 PM

Where do you go from here? How are you inspired?  Who can you add to your own hair-loss network? This guided conversation helps you capture your next steps while the knowledge is still fresh, so you can return home with your own personal action plan.

Presenters: Stacey Soble & Steve Reiss

Ravinia DEFG

 

 

Tuesday, September 24, 2019

8:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Join us for this innovative session surrounding the latest discovery in hair loss prevention and regrowth by Dr. Marvin S. Hausman. His discovery revealed a unique substance only produced by mushrooms that is providing real life solutions for women and men. Followed by a special technical segment offering “Visual Density” haircutting & styling techniques on LIVE models by Industry Artist, Colleen Camp. These exclusive methods are designed for fine and thinning hair clients who desire visual/volumizing results offering seamless integration of bio and alternative hair creating an undetectable result.

•             LIVE Model Presentation
•             Exclusive Haircutting & Styling Methods
•             Seamless Blending techniques – bio hair with alternative hair
•             Dramatic Hair Growth
•             Options for Alopecia Areata

Presenters: Marvin S. Hausman M.D. & Visual Density Cutting & Styling with Colleen Camp, Industry Artist

Registration is required but there is no additional cost for HAIR+ Summit attendees to participate.

Presented by GROH.

8:30 AM - 3:00 PM

Elevate & Grow by expanding your service menu using Great Lengths Tape in extensions & building your brand through social media.

- Morning Session - presented by Danielle Keasling, Great Lengths Artistic Director & 2018 NAHA Hair Stylist of the Year. Learn how to communication and consult your clients seeking volume, attachment placement and cutting techniques.

- Afternoon session - presented by Angela Cattaneo, founder of Beyond The Ponytail. Build your brand - focusing on increasing your social media practices and techniques to get clients into your chair.

Registration is required and seating is limited. There is no additional cost for HAIR+ Summit attendees to participate but a cosmetology license is required.

Presented by Great Lengths USA

 

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

This three-hour session covers the many possibilities of non-surgical hair replacement and the systems to answer the needs of your male hair loss clients.

- Understanding hair loss and hair growth
- Non-surgical solutions for hair loss
- Detailed review of system construction
- Client consultations for men including client home care instructions
- Live demonstration of American Hairlines Natural Advantage men’s system
- Ready-to-wear options for men

Registration is required, but there is no additional cost for HAIR+ Summit attendees to participate.

Presented by American Hairlines. Hosted by HAIRUWEAR

Contact Us:

(800) 576-8788

Testimonials

"HAIR + Summit was a great conference. I love how much everyone was open to sharing and exchanging information as well as ideas."

-Denia Durden, Salon BKB, Decatur, GA

“What an amazing weekend!!! I soaked up every minute. The amount of love & support that thrives at the HAIR+ Summit is truly like no other industry event I’ve ever experienced."

-Anita Hawke, C4 Hair Design, Wellington, FL

"I am so excited that I had the opportunity to attend this event. I was blown away by the in-depth knowledge that was shared by the doctors, hair care professionals and clients that presented."

-Angeline Boyd-Gathers, Syncerely Beautiful, LLC, Woodbridge, VA

“This event was life changing to our business as well as for the many clients we have serviced.”

-Maggie DiFalco, K&M Hair Systems, Plantation, FL

“I can honestly say, in my over 30 years doing hair, it was by far the most educational experience I've ever had. Besides the sponsors, etc., the amount of knowledge people were willing to share was fantastic!"

-Melissa Julian, Platinum Hair Salon, Trappe, PA

"A must for learning about hair health."

-Jeanne Gitzen, Jasko Schroeder Salon, Menlo Park, CA

"Attending HAIR+ Summit was the first time in my career of almost 25 years that I felt as though I was alongside top professionals in my field. I left feeling proud and respected for the knowledge a well-educated stylist can provide to our clients."

-Natalie Wadhwa, Elektra Hair Studio, Houston, TX

“It was an eye opener of what we can do and how much more we can add to our bottom line.”

-Ronit Enos, Salon Cadence, Cambridge, MA

“HAIR+ Summit opened my eyes to a whole new growing part of our beauty industry that I’m so excited to be a part of.”

-Barri Allen, Hollywood Hair, Edwardsville, IL