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Hawaii's Spa Marketplace Conference and Expo

Stacey Soble | September 12, 2013 | 7:42 AM

Hawaii's Spa Marketplace Conference and ExpoThe 4th annual Spa Marketplace Conference and Expo offers salon and spa owners a chance to blend their professional and personal lives with a great learning opportunity in beautiful Honolulu, Hawaii. The conference, which will be held at the Blaidsdell Convention Center January 5-6, 2014, focuses on future spa services, new wellness trends, anti-aging and medical aesthetics and medical tourism designed for all spa managers, salon owners, doctors, estheticians, cosmetologists, massage therapists and skin care professionals.

In addition to learning about the latest full-service spa and salon trends, technique and products, there will be many special spa and anti-aging educational presentations made by internationally respected speakers. The event is being supported by the Hawaii Spa Association.

The East Meets West Beauty Pavilion is adding value with new ingredients, supplier resources, raw materials, deluxe packaging, innovation, private label and finished products. Exhibitors are cosmetic and personal care industry suppliers.

Show tickets are $25 online per day or $30 at show entrance and include all seminars, workshops, conferences and the expo. Educational workshops will offer CEO credits for an array of seminars on spa therapies, business and marketing practices. 2014 guest speakers will include Dr. Ronalk Klatz, president of American Academy of Anti-Aging Mediciine, Priti Odedra, Manon Pilon, Dr. Ben Johnson, Michael Effler, Joanne Berry, Dana Sky, Ronnie Weir, Darryll Leiman and David Mandell, who will talk about physician tax-savings and doctor retirement planning.

A special pre-conference physician’s certification program for spa and medical spa executives with Manon Pilon will be held on Saturday, Jan. 4 from 10 to 5. Tickets for this event are $350.

Hawaii's Spa Marketplace Conference and ExpoThe event is a great way to extend your holiday vacation and network with Hawaiian professions who rarely travel to the mainland for profession physician, beauty or trade shows. Today, there are more than 800 Hawaiian lodging facilities, as well as more than 600 spas of every type with 2,500 physicians faciliatation professional skincare treatments while serving more than 9 million visitors and 1.4 million Hawaiian residents. The Hawaii Spa Association will be hosting the Connect Lounge for networking within the industry and fully supports the Marketplace Expo.

For more information about this event, contact Guy Jonkman at 450-833-2400 or visit

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