BY: Betina Crione Guest Writer for World Liberty TV
Questex’s International Beauty Show NewYork (IBS New York) returns to the Javits Center March 13‐15, 2022. The nation’slongest-running professionals-only beauty show is expected to draw thousands of industry members who are looking to reengage with the community and rejuvenate their businesses.
IBS New York 2022 featured hundreds of high-profile exhibitors and vendors, including: Agadir, Amika, Andis, Blackpants, Brazilian Blowout, CHI by Farouk, Daisy Nail, DNA Hair Tools, Gelish and Morgan Taylor, Hattori Hanzo Shears, Johnny B Haircare, Kanar, LeChat Nails, Olaplex, Pibbs, Truss, Turbo Power and many more.
Professionals will have the opportunity to walk through tons of exhibits and learn unique techniques through invaluable in‐booth demonstrations by some of the top artists in the industry.
The Main Stage features exciting performances by some of the biggest names in the industry showcasing their incredible artistry and expertise.
The legendary IBS New York Main Stage will feature elite artists sharing demonstrations and tips to boost professionals’ careers and bottom line. Industry heavy-hitters, Nubia Rëzo from Rëzo, Mickey Colon and Asil from Truss, Sean Casey from Andis and Keya Neal from Kolour Kulture will appear on the stage, demonstrating the latest trends.
Sue Phillips from Scenterprises and Lauren Weinberg from Square will also host special presentations giving attendees insight into building their business, despite the challenges of the past two years.
As always, attendees will have the opportunity to shop for products for their salons at professionals‐only pricing and to network with industry leaders.
“We are thrilled to bring IBS NY back to the Javits Center. Our industry is such a tight-knit community,” said Liz Hitchcock, event director for IBS and IECSC. “We’ve missed being together and experiencing the connection that can only take place at an in-person event.”
Attendees can participate in over eighty classes covering trendsetting techniques and education in key categories including hair, nails, brows, men’s grooming, business, marketing, and more. Sessions feature profit‐boosting tips and from experts including Amy Carter, Steve Gomez and Shauna Wright.
Nail guru Jamie Schrabeck teaches nail techs how to get ahead and stay ahead with her best practices and Malynda Vigliotti shares how to build a booming brow business.
Hands-On Workshops are also available for an additional fee and cover a wide range of subjects from Microblading Nano & Reverse Strokes for Perfect Brows taught by Quyen Nguyen of Evalash to American Fades – A Variety of Fading Techniques taught by Wanza Poole & Craig McLaurin from Iconic Barber to The Ultimate.
Marketing and Branding Workshop lead by Angelique Velez, founder of Breakups toMakeup. Plus, celebrity colorist and Balay Lama™, Candy Shaw, will share her top secrets in Painting Balayage 2.0 and reveal how the power of the paintbrush can change your career forever. Proof of COVID-19 vaccinations is no longer required for in-person attendees. at the Javits Center.
Masks are at the individual’s discretion. All IBS NY attendees are welcome to visit IECSC NY, the industry’s largest spa show, which is a co-located event. IECSC NY features an additional 200+ exhibitors and over60 sessions in wellness and skincare.
In addition, IBS NY is honored to share the announcement of a scholarship available to members of the local NY community. The Christine Cordey Salon Scholarship will provide a one-time $5,000 scholarship for an Orange, Rockland or Westchester, NY student entering or currently enrolled in a cosmetology program.
Candidates must exhibit a strong, dedicated work ethic, a passionate, positive attitude, and pledge to one day “pay it forward.” The scholarship is held and given out by the Rockland Community Foundation. This year’s completed applications are due by May 1, 2022, and the scholarship will be awarded June 2022.
World Liberty TV, Health and Beauty Channel and blogs team has been covering, International Beauty Show (IBS) and International Esthetics, Cosmetics and Spa Conference for the past 15 years.