Friday, March 16, 2007

Hair Stylist, it's that time of the year again!!

The highly anticipated Hairshow of the year, has finally arrived. I hope it has alot to offer this year!!! What is the International Beauty Show? The International Beauty Show is the top trade show for members of the professional beauty industry. The show is for beauty professionals only and is not open to the general public. The show’s main objective is to educate, in effect opening new doors for beauty professionals.Who is allowed to attend IBS New York?
IBS New York is only open to licensed beauty professionals. All attendees will be asked to present a photo ID along with one of the following credentials:

Cosmetology License
Salon/Spa Business License
Business card
Letter from owner of salon or spa
W-2 Form
Cosmetology School business or state license
Invoice from professional beauty product distributor
Professional beauty association membership cards (NCA, TSA, ISPA, etc.)
Other appropriate license(s) denoting one as a member in the professional beauty industry.

**Students attending a certified beauty school can also attend, with proper identification. No one under the age of 15 is allowed on the show floor or in classrooms, including infants in strollers.

How can I purchase a ticket to the show and what are ticket prices?
Tickets can be purchased online, via fax or via mail.
If purchased online, tickets prices are as follows:
One day: $70
Two Day: $140
Three Day: $210
If tickets are purchased via fax or mail, prices are as follows:
One day: $80
Two Day: $160
Three Day: $240 How much are student tickets and how can I register as a student?
Student tickets are $35. Student must present an official school ID to gain entrance to the show. Please note that Student Day is Tuesday only.

Are refunds obtainable if I buy my ticket but cannot attend the show?
Refunds less a $20 processing fee will be granted if requested in writing no later than February 1, 2007 and faxed to (218) 279-3246.

What should I do if I lose my ticket?
Any attendee who loses their ticket will have to purchase another ticket to gain entrance to the show.

What if I need special assistance at the show?
If you will require special assistance at the show, please click here.

When and where is the show located?
IBS New York 2008 will be held April 27-29, 2008 at the Jacob Javits Convention Center in New York City. The Jacob Javits Convention Center is located at 655 West 34th Street, at 11th Avenue.

What types of companies exhibit at the show?
All companies exhibiting at IBS New York either sell or distribute products related to the beauty industry.

How many people attend IBS New York each year?
In 2007, over 50,000 beauty professionals attended IBS New York.

What classes are offered at IBS New York?
Included with your one day ticket are nail, hair, color and makeup workshops, taught by well-known industry professionals. Also available are business and manufacturer classes. The show’s legendary MainStage offers presentations by renowned artists. A complete schedule of 2008 classes will be posted in the fall.

How many exhibitor booths will be at IBS New York?
Over 400 exhibitors will host booths at the show.

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