September 22-24, 2019//Atlanta, GA

2019 Schedule Coming Soon

See below for the 2018 schedule.

Last updated: September 14, 2018

Sunday, September 30, 2018

8:30 AM - 7:00 PM

Registration Open

10:00 AM - 10:20 AM

Presenters: Stacey Soble & Steve Reiss

10:25 AM - 10:45 AM

Karen Gordon, owner of J.Gordon Designs in Chicago, and Sheila Wilson, owner of Master Design Salon and Wellness Studio in Memphis, TN, set the stage for two days of intensive learning by discussing why they've developed careers catering to clients interested in more hair and why the've found this specialization so personally and professionally rewarding. Then, these former HAIR+ attendees and host committee members share their favorite strategies for getting the most value out of your HAIR+ Summit experience.

Presenters: Karen Gordon, Sheila Wilson

10:50 AM - 11:10 AM

Modern Salon's Steve Reiss talks about the recent growth of the hair enhancement category, recaps some eye-opening facts about why hair enhancement is top-of-mind for so many of your clients, and shares 20 reasons why focusing on this is a brilliant career move.

Presenter: Steve Reiss

11:15 AM - 12:45 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+ education by drilling deeper into the topics that interest you. Choose from the following:

"Medical & Surgical Solutions for Androgenetic Alopecia: Latest Hair Loss Options & Solutions Revealed" with Dr. Alan Bauman, Bauman Medical Hair Restoration

"Dermatology and Medical Hair Loss: Why are Your Clients Losing Their Hair?" with Dr. Nikki Hill, SOCAH Center

"Robotic Hair Restoration and what this Means for Your Clients" with Dr. Ken Anderson, Anderson Center for Hair Aesthetics

"Introduction to Trichology: Clinical and Science-Based Methodologies" with Connie Judge, National Trichology Training Institute

"Key Elements of a Hair Loss Consultation" with Jeffrey Paul, Hair Loss University and Jeffrey Paul's Hair & Scalp Specialists

"Trichology and Treating the Scarring Alopecias: Methods and Management" with Evie Johnson, International Association of Trichologists

11:15 AM - 12:45 PM

In a dynamic, interactive and hands-on session, four 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.

Presenters: 

Brent Hardgrave, Hairlines ReUnited

Lindsay Guzman, Elle B Salon, Lakewood, Colorado

Cindy Reynolds, Mermaid Hair Extensions, Kirkland, Washington

Saretta Bowerman, Blue Water Salon, Naples, Florids

Moderated by Stacey Soble, Salon Today

12:45 PM - 2:25 PM

Time to work on your "+" part of the HAIR+ experience! In a casual setting among the exhibit tables, interact with speakers, meet fellow attendees, learn about products and services and start to develop your own HAIR+ network.

2:30 PM - 4:55 PM

Last year's attendees to HAIR+ said they wanted more time with HEAD Talks, so we're delivering. 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. Presentations include (and more to come!):

2:30pm - 3:15pm:

  • Groundbreaking Innovations in Hair Growth and Scalp Health through Botanicals from Christyn Nawrot of PHYTO Paris
  • Reviving Follicles and Strengthening Strands from Grande Cosmetics
  • Ready-to-Wear Hair Loss Solutions for Women from HairUWear, Inc.

3:20pm - 4:05pm:

  • Capture New Clients in Every Stage of Hair Loss from Jon Renau
  • The Mushroom Solution - the Science behind Mushrooms & Hair Loss Prevention - from Groh with Dr. Marvin S. Hausman 
  • Adapting to the Rapidly Changing Hairpiece Industry from Marcello Masseran of SuperHairPieces.com

4:10pm - 4:55pm:

  • Bridging the Void Between Hair Restoration and Your Salon by Offering Natural, Wearable Solutions from Evolve Hair Solutions
  • Addressing Hair Loss from the Inside-Out from Viviscal PRO
  • TBD from Bosley Professional

Stay tuned for more topics and presenters!

5:00 PM - 5:40 PM

Hair+ Committee Members and Experts Karen Gordon, Sheila Wilson, Evie Johnson, Brent Hardgrave, Jeffrey Paul and Frank Rizzieri 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

5:45 PM - 7:30 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+ network.

Monday, October 1, 2018

7:00 AM - 1:30 PM

Registration Open

7:30 AM - 8:25 AM

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

8:30 AM - 10:15 AM

"Seeing Hair-loss Through the Client Lens" - Sheila Wilson returns to the stage to interview our industry's own Debra Neill, CEO of Neill Corporation and Paris Parker Salons, and a recent cancer survivor. Debra will share what her own hair loss journey has taught her, what clients are going through when faced with losing their hair, and how you can better support them through the process.

"Taking a Natural Approach to Hair Health" - Dr. Candy Lewis of The Lotus Concept Wellness & Trichology Center shares her holistic approach to hair health and wellness, including exploring the natural products and ingredients that can lead to healthier hair as well as how to coach your clients about how proper nutrition and lifestyle adjustments can lead to full restoration and maintenance of healthy hair and skin. 

"Building a Business Serving Others" - Rebecca Walden of Atlanta's Rebecca Walden Wig Studio shares how her passion for helping clients look their best turned into an emerging business. She'll talk about the details of running her business and offer strategies on how to support clients emotionally and restore the quality of their lives. 

"Where to Find More Help" - Organizations including Wigs and Wishes, Hair to Stay, Wigs4Kids and Back to You explain the services they provide and how you can work with them to help and support your clients.

10:20 AM - 10:50 AM

AHLC Board members Susan Kettering, HRI of Pennsylvania and Joseph Ellis, Raleigh Hair Concepts and Flora Fuentes, Unique Hair Concepts, demonstrate and discuss how salons and hair restoration centers support their clients with hair-thinning and hair loss solutions.

10:55 AM - 11:40 AM

Make the rounds and have the conversations with the HAIR+ medical experts, revising your favorite presenters from Daye One or meeting the rest of the team.

-Dr. Alan Bauman, Bauman Medical Hair Restoration

-Dr. Nikki Hill, SOCAH Center - Dermatology and Medical Hair Loss

-Dr. Ken Anderson & Meghan, Anderson Center for Hair Aesthetics

-Connie Judge, National Trichology Training Institute

-Jeffrey Paul, Hair Loss University and Jeffrey Paul's Hair & Scalp Specialists

-Evie Johnson, International Association of Trichologists

-Candy Lewis Williams, ND, The Lotus Concept Wellness and Trichology Center

 

10:55 AM - 11:40 AM

Our HAIR+ extension experts return to explore everything you need to know to set up a successful extensions business, from how to conduct an hair extension consultation, determine pricing for different extension services, manage and order inventory from suppliers, educate clients on proper home care, and market your new specialty. 

Brent Hardgrave, Hairlines ReUnited

Lindsay Guzman, Elle B Salon, Lakewood, Colorado

Cindy Reynolds, Mermaid Hair Extensions, Kirkland, Washington

Saretta Bowerman, Blue Water Salon, Naples, Florida

Moderated by Stacey Soble, Salon Today

11:45 AM - 1:25 PM

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

1:30 PM - 2:10 PM

In-depth education from our expert HAIR+ partners. Presentations include (and more to come!):

1:30pm - 2:10pm

  • The 2-minute Hair Transplant: Camouflage for Thinning Hair from XFusion by Toppik
  • Embracing Hair Loss as a Business Opportunity from Rene Furterer

Stay tuned for more topics and presenters!

2:15 PM - 3:00 PM

Feeling a little overwhelmed by all you've learned so far? Christine DiBenedetto of Wink Salon in Ashville, North Carolina and the founder of BigLifeThinHair.com helps you take it back to basics by sharing her journey - and all the steps you need to take to set up or grow your business and offering strategies that you can implement immediately.

Presenter: Christine DiBenedetto, Big Life Thin Hair

3:05 PM - 3:30 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 Jamie Newman shares the things you need to kn ow and the steps you need to take to build your own following while respecting the privacy of your clientele.

Presenter: Jamie Newman, MODERN SALON

3:35 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.

 

 

4:05 PM - 6:05 PM

Are Mushrooms the Key to Preventing Hair Loss? Research says Yes

Brought to you by Groh with Dr. Marvin S. Hausman 

All HAIR+ Summit attendees welcome, no RSVP needed.

4:05 PM - 6:05 PM

Understand Her Hair Loss Journey: How to Help + Increase Revenue 

  • A passion for innovation, a dedication to finding solutions for every stage of hair loss, and a commitment to unparalleled educational support to the hair loss community: this is Jon Renau. Join us to learn how you can evolve and grow your business, while providing the hair loss solutions for the client of today. Meet two of our expert partners who will share their journey and share their industry knowledge while demonstrating live hair transformations.

Brought to you by Jon Renau

All HAIR+ Summit attendees welcome, no RSVP needed.

Tuesday, October 2, 2018

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Introduction to Non-Surgical Hair Replacement for Men

Brought to you by: HairUWear, Inc.

Cost: FREE

This session will take an in-depth look at: 

-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

This session does not offer any Certification or CEU Credit.

 

To register, contact:

Amity Covell
phone: 888-417-5377
email: [email protected] 

Seating is limited so please contact Amity Covell as soon as possible to secure your spot!  Provide the following information to reserve your seat:

Attendee Name
Name of Business
Business Address
Business & Mobile Phone Numbers

9:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Tools + Techniques: Cutting Add-On Hair

Brought to you by: Evolve Hair Solutions

Cost: FREE, Advance RSVP required.

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Evolve is bridging the gap between add-on hair and the salon.

Come join Evolve Artistic Director, Johnny Plant, demonstrate new cutting techniques for extensions, wefts, toppers, Volumizers, and clip-in pieces.

There will also be “Play Stations” set up for stylists to try out these techniques with their own tools and Evolve’s new cutting tools designed specifically for cutting add-on hair.  

This session does not offer any Certification or CEU Credit.

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Testimonials

"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

“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 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

“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

“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

“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

"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