Professional Beauty 2013 - the Stage is Set

By far the biggest show of its kind in the UK, Professional Beauty London (February 24-25 2013) showcases the entire industry, from spas, salons and nails, to tanning, medical aesthetics and more. The trade-only event enables professionals from across the beauty industry to meet the right people, discover the latest innovations and get updated on the forthcoming trends, all in one place.

Visitors can register online in advance for FREE to avoid the £30 admission on the day at:

Top professional brands confirmed for 2013 include a number returning to a UK exhibition for the first time in many years. International nail brand Alessandro and professional Parisian skincare brand Darphin will be back on the show floor alongside debutants Caudalie, Heaven, Repêchage and Yon-ka. Over 500 brands will exhibit over two days, showcasing the latest trends and innovations from across all segments of the beauty industry.

Professional Beauty London will serve as the meeting place for over 30,000 UK and international beauty and spa professionals. Sector-specific networking parties run throughout the event, bringing together managers, therapists and brands as well as bloggers and members of the press. Visitors are encouraged to use these occasions to meet with peers and learn from the experts.

Professional Beauty London continues to grow year on year and now offers over 100 seminars and live demonstrations. Individual sessions are dedicated to spas, salons, aesthetics and nails, with presentations hosted by recognised specialists. Every visitor has the opportunity to leave the show with updated skills and widened industry knowledge. BISA is hosting an education platform featuring advice from lawyers, finance and recruitment experts. Delegates will also hear from salon and spa operational directors, and will receive industry-specific tips and tricks for best practice and commercial decision-making. Live demonstrations from leading beauty brands give visitors a chance to get up close and personal as they learn. Thalgo, Darphin, Peron Rigot, Dermalogica, Fake Bake, Sienna X, ABC Lasers and Syneron-Candela are just some of the big names already lined up to present at Professional Beauty 2013.

Beauty professionals can enjoy education sessions for just £5 each, and the Live Stage can be enjoyed free of charge. In addition, a number of longer, focused conference streams give delegates the opportunity to get deeper under the skin of their own sector of interest.

The Professional Spa & Wellness Convention, the spa networking event of the year, will be running alongside the main Professional Beauty show. Attracting huge international interest, the event is supported by the new digital magazine for spa professionals, Professional Spa & Wellness. Delegates from all over the world will converge in London to network and learn from the best in their business. Keynote speakers include Andrew Gibson, director of spa for the Mandarin Oriental Group; Sharon Barcock, director of spa for Hilton Worldwide; and Virgin Active’s head of health and beauty, Charlie Thompson.

Warpaint make-up seminars mark the start of the iconic magazine’s 2013 relaunch, and coincide with its 10th anniversary. The Warpaint speaker programme will see world-renowned make-up artists take to the stage at Professional Beauty London for the very first time. Headlining the launch is Michael DeVellis, director of artist relations at Make Up For Ever and founder of educational forum The Powder Group, together with some of the biggest names in the make-up world including X Factor’s Jackie Tyson and Strictly’s Lisa Armstrong.

Aesthetic Medicine will be back for 2013, but this time the event will provide delegates with a two-day, two tier conference and expo for surgical and non-surgical medical practitioners, clinic owners and therapists. Speakers will be addressing a wide range of topics from effective practice management and marketing strategies to neutraceuticals and fat-freezing body reshaping.

Nail and Make Up Competitions Professional Beauty London 2013 will host the London International Nail Championships themed with Black and White Movies and the Make-Up Competition themed Illusion Dynamix, Runway Explosion, Muse Inspiration and Exposure Revelation catering for both budding students and professionals.

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