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Exhibitions - be involved
give companies in the industry the chance to promote their new
treatments, products and equipment; these events are also the ideal
opportunity for Beauty and Holistic Therapists and Nail Techs to see
first hand what's going on and to keep abreast of new developments.
There are opportunities for purchasing discounted products, watching demos, having treatments and attending workshops and lectures. There are also favourable ticket discounts for group bookings and students.
The atmosphere is brilliant and the venue is buzzing with enthusiastic like-minded people; from business owners to 1st year college trainees there is something for everyone. You could even get to meet a well know health and beauty figure or the person who first inspired you to follow this career.
So whether you want to buy, learn or exhibit, these are the venues to do so. Don't miss out!
www.salonexhibitions.co.uk is the news and information website for 3 annual exhibitions in the hair and beauty industry. You can view information and buy tickets on their website
Salon International ExCel, London Docklands
Salon Spring G-MEX, Manchester
www.professionalbeauty.co.uk gives information and dates on past and future exhibitions and competitions (see below) or call 0207610 3001
Professional Beauty 2005 ExCel, London Docklands - 27 Feb-1March 2005
Attendance at trade events, seminars and workshops will also count toward your Continuous Professional Development hours
Competitions - get recognised
These give professionals the chance to show what they're made of, get free publicity and become a recognised name in the Industry.
British Beauty Awards
Health and Beauty Salon magazine are the organisers
The Professional Beauty Industry Awards and
Professional Beauty Consumer Awards
Both are organised by Professional Beauty, Professional Nails and Professional Spa Magazine
Beauty Industry Award categories are:
* Best Destination Spa
* Best Hotel Spa
* Best European Spa
* Best Day Spa
* Best Nail Technician
* Best Nail Salon
* Best Tanning Salon
* Best Beauty Therapist
* Best Beauty Salon (3 rooms or less)
* Best Beauty Salon (4 rooms or more)
Beauty Consumer Awards Categories are:
* Best Individual Sales Representative
* Best Customer Care - Equipment and Supplies
* Best Training
* Best In Salon Marketing
* Best Customer Care - Skincare
* Best Customer Care - Nails
For further information on CPD courses and hours required contact:
HAIRDRESSING AND BEAUTY INDUSTRY AUTHORITY
Nether Hall Road
Tel: 01302 380013
Information written and supplied by Samantha Taylor
Author, Verifier and Head of Centre for Vocation Online; a national training provider specialising in fully accredited NVQ's online for Beauty, Holistic Therapy and Nail Techniques. Courses for new learners, corporate services, Continuing Professional Development, or graduates looking to update their existing qualifications to the new standards.
further information visit their learning website http://www.connect2beauty.co.uk/