Attendees at the 2016 HAIR+ Summit crowd around the Easihair Pro booth, where Bobbi Russell...
Attendees at the 2016 HAIR+ Summit crowd around the Easihair Pro booth, where Bobbi Russell demos how she applies a hair system to her client with thin hair.Jon Soble

Register for the 2017 HAIR+ Summit here!

MODERN SALON’s inaugural HAIR+ Summit in October 2016 was so successful and met with such enthusiasm that we have set a date for the 2017 HAIR+ Summit! The 2017 HAIR+ Summit will be returning to Atlanta on September 24-26, 2017, at the Hilton Northeast Atlanta.

The fast-growing HAIR+ segment of the industry—which includes hair loss and thinning, trichology and scalp care, extensions and enhancements—first inspired MODERN’s HAIR+ supplement (, released in August 2016 for Hair Loss Awareness Month, and the summit is the second part of MODERN’s initiative to create a community of like-minded stylists who are passionate about helping their clients—and those who might not yet be their clients.

“This is the opportunity of a lifetime for those select people who want to change people from the inside and also profit,” says Jeffrey Paul of Jeffrey Paul for Restoring Beautiful Hair Salon. Paul is also the founder of Wigs for Kids, a non-profit that provides custom-made hair-replacement systems at no cost to children losing their hair due to medical reasons.

Paul is one member of the HAIR+ advisory committee that helped transform the concept into a reality by collaborating with the MODERN team on everything from topics for sessions to meals. Karen Gordon, Sheila Wilson, Brent Hardgrave and Frank Rizzieri are other pivotal members of this committee.

The 2017 summit aims to give a 360-degree view of the HAIR+ category, with sessions for both beginners as well as seasoned hair-loss experts. Expect information from salon owners whose business are thriving in this space, doctors who specialize in hair replacement and more. Plus, meet with leading brands to learn about the technology and innovation available to you and your clients.

You can still expect to see a HAIR+ supplement a little later this year, and in the meantime, we’re frequently adding content to the HAIR+ section of Here are a few more ways you can stay tapped into the HAIR+ community:

  • Visit for announcements about the 2017 HAIR+ Summit. Early registration, is available until July 28.
  • Pick up the April issue of MODERN SALON, which will have a special HAIR+ focus.
  • Take the hair loss IQ quiz to see how much you’ve learned and how far you’ve got to go.
  • Watch for upcoming HAIR+ info and presentations at Intercoiffure’s Spring Atelier, Premiere Orlando and more!

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Originally posted on Modern Salon