Attendees rush onto the show floor at Premiere Orlando 2017.

Attendees rush onto the show floor at Premiere Orlando 2017.

With 600 classes, 800 exhibitors, and more than 58,600 attendees hailing from 44 countries, filling a 7-acre show floor, by the 2017 numbers, it’s not a surprise that Premiere Orlando is one of the beauty industry’s biggest and best trade shows.

Back June 2-4, 2018, Premiere plans to be as large and wonderful as ever. Educating and inspiring, some of the biggest names in beauty are already confirmed for Premiere 2018—Candy Shaw, Chrystofer Benson, Daniel Roldan, Martin Parsons, Mustafa Avci, Sam Villa, Tracey Cunningham, and more.

In the Premiere tradition of celebrating beauty, new this year to Premiere Orlando is the Licensed to Create Awards Show by CosmoProf Beauty. On Sunday, June 3, the ceremony will celebrate emerging stylists, honor seasoned professionals and celebrate industry talent.

Fifteen categories will be awarded to licensed professionals and student cosmetologists, voted by their peers across a variety of categories. Five stage presentations from professional beauty brands will be featured throughout the event. 

“We are excited to create of an event that celebrates the accomplishments of the many talented professionals in our industry,” says Mark Spinks, President, Beauty Systems Group.

There will also be a special presentation for the Beauty Changes Lives Licensed to Create scholarships. The Beauty Changes Lives Foundation has awarded nearly $3 million in scholarships to date. Scholarships are available to cosmetology, nail, massage and esthetician students in North America. 

“At CosmoProf, we are proud to support those who are Licensed to Create,” says Jen Wilder, CosmoProf vice president and Beauty Changes Lives board member. “We want to support the community of licensed beauty professionals in a meaningful way and enable them to advance their careers.”

Attendees are encouraged to arrive early to walk the gold carpet, interact with digital elements and connect with other beauty pros prior to the event’s start. Tickets start at $30.00 and will be available for purchase online.

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Originally posted on Modern Salon