America's Beauty Show 2016 Announced!

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America's Beauty Show (ABS) by Cosmetologists Chicago will be the center of the beauty universe March 12-14, 2016 at McCormick Place in downtown Chicago. ABS is truly an event that has something for everyone involved in the professional beauty industry in the United States and throughout the world.

More than 400 leading beauty industry companies that service salons and spas will exhibit at ABS, including American Crew, Aquage, CND, CosmoProf, Farouk, Light Elegance Nails, Matrix, Obliphica, OPI, Orly, Redken, Revlon Professional, Salon-Centric, Takara-Belmont, TIGI, Wella and many more. Attendees will have the chance to learn new techniques and be inspired by the educators and representatives of these companies, who will introduce new products, teach best practices and answer questions.

Incredibly talented beauty pro icons will be educating at ABS 2016, including the new Artistic Director of Intercoiffure America (ICA), Van Council of the Van Michael Salon in Atlanta. Nicholas French and Chrystofer Benson for Matrix, Sam Villa for Redken, and Ruth Roche for Pureology, among many other recognizable stars, will also be sharing their latest techniques and talent.

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 America’s Beauty Show Exclusives:

  • The Runways @ ABS includes CosmoProf Main Stage and SalonCentric Theatre in the Round to double attendees learning and on-stage entertainment pleasure. Both of these non-stop education stages are located on the Exhibit Floor of ABS.
  • New this year is a very special Nail Network Center featuring the latest techniques and fashion colors for tips and toes. Here nail technicians and other pros that love to create on nail canvases will find everything they need to bring more profits to their business.
  • With men’s grooming and barbering a very profitable and ever-growing segment of the professional beauty industry, ABS will provide a special Barber Gallery for all who take care of the grooming needs of male clients.
  • The party scene is also lively, as Cosmetologists Chicago again hosts the Beauty Changes Lives Foundation’s Legacy Experience on Saturday, March 12, 2016. This fabulous event will honor Dr. Howard Murad, and will be followed by a stunning high fashion show and late-night party. For the past two years, ABS has hosted the Diamond Owners Club, composed of several hundred of the top salons in the USA. By invitation only, this year the Club attendees will again enjoy special privileges through the show’s three days. Salon owners and managers should ask their CosmoProf or SalonCentric representative if their salon qualifies for Diamond Owners Club membership.

Cosmetologists Chicago is quite proud of its hometown. In addition to America’s Beauty Show, Chicago offers sights to be seen, great food to enjoy, world-renowned museums, music destinations, and art exhibits to visit. Salon and spa professionals can see everything that’s beautiful about Chicago by wrapping a visit around America’s Beauty Show, recognized as one of the finest professional beauty events in the world.

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Complete details on special hotel offers, show registration, and other money-saving ways to enjoy your stay in Chicago will be available at, on Facebook and @americasbeautyshow, or by calling 312-321-6809.

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