Debra Neill Baker

Serious Business Recap: Get Out of Your Own Way

A carefully curated list of inspirational speakers at Serious Business 2019 help the 1,500 salon owners, managers and beauty professionals clear their pathways to evolved thinking.

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Celebrating the Salon Today 200 at Serious Business

With a fun video contest and a certificate ceremony, more than 400 people celebrate the Salon Today 200 at a special reception held at the close of Serious Business.

Serious Business 2018 Helps Salons to Pivot in an Ever-Changing World

With a dynamic lineup of mainstage speakers and a compelling selection of breakout sessions, Serious Business 2018 helps nearly 1,900 salon owners, managers and stylist establish their center and make their next business move.

The Absolute Most Inspiring Way to End a Business Conference

At Serious Business 2017 in New Orleans, Mindvalley's Vishen Lakhiani demonstrates the power of his message by getting 1,400 people on their feet, singing Queen's Bohemian Rhapsody. Experience the moment, or relive it, with Salon Today's video.

The Salon Today 200 Celebrates Its 20th Anniversary at Serious Business

At a special recognition party following Serious Business in New Orleans, the Salon Today 200 celebrates its 20th anniversary, honors salons who've been named to the competition 10 years or more and recognizes the 2017 honorees.

Serious Business Challenges Attendees with Question, "Will You?"

Serious Business 2017 challenges attendees to consider what will they do to be who they want to be, and an inspiring roster of speakers help them begin that transformative journey.

Exploring What You Will do at Serious Business

Neill Corporation's Debra Neill Baker and Carol Augusto detail plans for Serious Business 2017, including revealing the theme and announcing the keynote speakers and breakouts.

STAMP 2014: Paris Parker's Gift Catalog

Paris Parker with locations throughout the greater New Orleans area wins a STAMP award for its gift catalog.

Industry Visionary Rick Goldberg Passes

THE PROFESSIONAL SALON INDUSTRY lost one of its most energetic pioneers when Rick Goldberg passed away this March. Throughout his professional career, Goldberg worked on product development, sales and marketing for a number of professional brands, including Aveda, KMS California, L’Oréal Professionnel, and TIGI.

Perspectives: A Delicate Balance

In today’s fast-paced, always-online, always-connected workplace it’s a job in itself to make enough time for a private life.