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The Beauty Pro 2024 EBS Trade Show Calendar

Everything Beauty Pros Need to Know About This Year’s Expos

It’s a new year, and that means it’s time to refocus your beauty pro goals, refresh your passion, and take steps to elevate your salon to new heights. Whether you’re a seasoned pro or a fresh-faced newcomer to the world of beauty, you’ll want to turn your attention to this year’s beauty trade shows and all the benefits they offer.

The value of attending these shows is undeniable (more on that in a moment), but if you start searching for beauty trade shows and beauty expos, you may be overwhelmed by the sheer volume of options. Sorting through the possibilities to determine which are beneficial and best fit your needs can seem like a daunting process.

That’s where Elite Beauty Society (EBS) comes to the rescue. If you’re looking for the crème de la crème of beauty trade shows, we’ve got you covered. No matter what your experience level, interests, or specialties may be, we’ve compiled a comprehensive calendar of the top expos you should attend.

Ready to jump in and experience the excitement, wonder, and benefits of a beauty trade show for yourself? Read on for the lowdown on the beauty industry’s top get-downs, and don’t forget to download the 2024 EBS Trade Show Calendar.

Every Beauty Pro Should Attend a Beauty Trade Show – Here’s Why

Before you jump aboard the expo train and attend every beauty trade show you can, it’s important to understand the value these events can offer and focus on getting the most out of them for you and your salon. The same is true for those who may be unsure of whether trade shows are worth the time, money, and investment.

Trust us; the benefits to your career and your growth as a beauty pro are more than worth it. The following examples are just a small part of why we encourage every industry professional to check out a reputable event.

Educational Opportunities

As a beauty pro, you know the importance of maintaining your education.

From learning new skills to renewing your license, continuing education is imperative for any beauty pro worth their salt.

A smattering of beauty products lay out on the beauty trade show table.

Often, trade shows will provide opportunities to embrace your education and receive certifications as you expand your knowledge.

Exposure to the Latest Innovations and Products

Expos and trade shows are typically where companies within the beauty industry debut their latest creations. If you like to stay up to date on the newest tools, gear, and products, attending expos is one of the best ways to do so.

From hands-on demonstrations of new beauty pro tools to informative displays featuring discounts on the latest hair and skincare products, beauty trade shows are among the best places to catch the freshest developments in the industry.

Networking to Your Heart’s Content

For beauty pros with ambition, getting connected to other industry professionals is a phenomenal way to learn, grow, and expand your horizons. Because beauty trade shows are essentially giant mixers for like-minded people, the opportunities to mingle and meet interesting and knowledgeable people are many.

You may walk into a beauty trade show as a stranger, but if you do so with an open mind and a desire to network, you will leave with meaningful connections and wonderful new friendships.

Early Access to Trends

Staying on the cutting edge of beauty trends is important in the world of beauty pros, and trade shows are one of the top places to receive early access to emerging styles. 

As beauty pros from different backgrounds, specialties, and locations gather together, they bring with them an impressive amount of expertise and insight. Pay attention, and you’ll place yourself ahead of the trends that everyone will be talking about in the near future.

Whether you’re going for to learn, network, or simply savor the spectacle that is a beauty trade show, we hope this guide and our handy calendar of events for 2024 help you maximize your experience.

There are a bunch of amazing trade shows to attend this year, and we strongly encourage you to take a look at the EBS trade show calendar and select the best options for you.

With so many options to choose from, you simply can’t go wrong. From the renowned Premiere Orlando in Florida to the International Beauty Show in New York to the Aesthetic Show Las Vegas in Nevada, you can find a show near you that will lend you the benefits above (and more). You can even make a trip out of it if there’s a specific show you want to attend!