ABS All-Star Trend-Talk Panel Comes Back for a Second Year

By Lauren Quick | 02/13/2014 3:26:00 PM


Cosmetologists Chicago, the association of owners and producers of America's Beauty Show, has announced that it will be hosting the second annual All-Star Trend-Talk Panel. 

The panel will be held on March 22, 2014, 4–5:30 p.m. in the Foyer of the Runway. America's Beauty Show BeautyBASH follows immediately after.

Eight industry leaders will sit on panel to forecast trends for fashion and beauty and give global insights to inform and inspire salon professionals. Below is a list of panel members and their chosen topics:

-Fabio Sementilli, VP education for Wella, will serve as moderator for the event.
-Jan Arnold,  co-founder of CND nails: Nails as a fashion accessory
-Kelly Ehlers, Evoke Brands: Building your brand through social storytelling
-Mark Hayes, Sassoon international creative director: Forecasting trends from global inspirations
-Nick Irwin, global creative director of TIGI: The latest from the world's top runways
-Gerard Scarpaci and Randy Taylor, co-founders of hairbrained: Salon education trends and how to get involved in your professional community
-John Simpson, global master and lead artistic director of Goldwell: Color inspiration through trends and success through design and placement

From left to right, top to bottom: Sementilli, Arnold, Ehlers, Hayes, Irwin, Scarpaci, Taylor, Simpson

This year, the presentations and Q&A following will be taped for future broadcast.

All salon owners, hairdressers, nail technicians, estheticians and cosmetology students are welcome, and the event is free! Registration is requested; key in #700 when registering for the show.

For more information, visit www.americasbeautyshow.com.







Lauren Quick, Assistant Editor for Modern Salon | Salon Today | First Chair

Lauren has been Assistant Editor since January 2014. Lauren attended the University of Missouri School of Journalism and is an avid Tigers fan. Her emphasis area was magazine journalism, specifically editing, and she obtained minors in sociology and Spanish. Lauren was a department and web editor for Vox magazine and a reporter for the Columbia Missourian newspaper before she worked at Modern Salon.

She grew up in Springfield, Mo., and now lives in the Chicago area with her wheaten terrier, Lucy. You can e-mail Lauren at lquick@vancepublishing.com or connect on Google+.


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