Beauty News: Andis Sponsors Great Clips Great Clipper Event

Andis, a leading manufacturer of clippers, trimmers and heat styling tools since 1922, will be a sponsor of the Great Clips Great Clipper Event to be held February 1 – March 31, 2015; and will be the premier sponsor of the event in 2016.

The Great Clipper Event will visit cosmetology schools across the country and will deliver an educational program on the foundations of clipper cutting. Students will be given the opportunity to win scholarships, professional tools and more. There is no cost to participate for school owners, educators or students.

“Andis will contribute a wide range of support including a clipper care card for every attending student and product bundles valued at $500 for five students and five educators," announced Karen Formico, VP of marketing at Andis. "The bundles include detachable blade clippers, adjustable blade clippers, trimmers, ProDry+ hair dryer and maintenance items - everything needed to cut and style any hair texture.

“The sponsorship of the Great Clipper Event is a natural fit for Andis and it provides a great opportunity to introduce clipper cutting to the next generation of stylists,” added Formico.

Cosmetology schools may register from January 1 – February 15, 2015 at or email [email protected].

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