In an effort to continually provide education, best practices, peer networking and business support for salon/spa leaders and beauty professionals, The Professional Beauty Association (PBA) has developed one-day Regional Salon Summits (RSS), which have been held across the U.S.

The first RSS event was held in Minneapolis, MN in April, with the second event following in Las Vegas, NV during the 2013 PBA Beauty Week event. The remaining RSS event will take place at the former headquarters of Essential Salon Products on September 9, 2013 from 9:00a.m. - 5:00p.m.

The RSS events feature multiple sessions led by highly qualified and respected industry leaders and consultants. Discussion topics range from marketing and staff development to business management and government affairs and are designed to assist salon owners and beauty professionals to elevate their business, careers, and our industry as a whole with practical information they can readily apply.

Networking with other salon professionals will also take place to allow attendees to learn from one another and discuss common interests and business strategies. The PBA Regional Salon Summits are open to all, regardless of PBA membership.

Attend a PBA 2013 Regional Salon Summit Seminar

 

Featured core sessions:

Social Media and Salon Business | Speaker: Kelly Ehlers

In this interactive session, social and mobile media expert Kelly Ehlers will teach basic business techniques using various social media platforms. Attendees will learn how to build a simple and effective social media strategy that engages clients and grows business.

Leadership in the Age of TOO | Speaker: Tom Kuhn

Industry leader, coach, adviser and artist Tom Kuhn will provide tips to prevent over-extending both personally and professionally while growing your business and income. Tips and best practices from Kuhn's "Q Program" will focus on creativity and visual tools that help drive business.

Get Real About Your Business and Bottom Line | Speaker: Julie Piantadosi

This dynamic seminar will provide the knowledge, tools, and know-how to look at your business from a pure dollar perspective. Julie Piantadosi will equip you with new up-to-date benchmark industry standards that once implemented in your business will dramatically increase profit.

PBA Government Affairs Panel | Speaker: PBA Government Affairs

PBA's Government Affairs professionals discuss the legislative issues facing the beauty industry today, including deregulation, FICA Tax Fairness legislation and the PBA State Captain Program. Team members will also answer audience questions pertaining to these topics.

Price for PBA members is $119; non-PBA member price is $159. For more details, hotel information and to register, visit www.probeauty.org/salonsummit.