This year, Data-Driven Salon Summit will be co-located with America's Beauty Show (ABS) in Chicago, September 12-13. In fact, a Data-Driven ticket grants attendees complimentary access to the show floor and all the education, shopping and activities that comes with it. 

In this interview with SALON TODAY's Stacey Soble, Karen Gordon, the president of Cosmetologists Chicago, the owners of ABS, previews what attendees will find on the show floor this year, the two welcome back parties, and what the convention center at Rosemont and the surrounding area has to offer. 

To see the schedule for Data-Driven and to purchase tickets, visit

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