Adding to the already impressive line-up of events taking place at PBA Beauty Week 2013, this July 13-16 in Las Vegas, the Professional Beauty Association (PBA) is pleased to announce a new educational event designed specifically for creative leaders in the salon/spa industry. The PBA Salon Summit is a one-day traveling event that will inspire professionals all year long with insights on current industry trends, salon/spa best business practices, and tried-and-true strategies to implement in your business immediately.


$119 PBA and MNSSPA Members | $159 Non Members
Includes a 3-day pass to the international business-to-business Cosmoprof North America trade show. Seating is limited to 100 for each event. REGISTER NOW!

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2013 West Coast Speakers and Topics

Living Life on the Edge, Where the Results Are
with Matthew Fairfax, Principal of Northern Torch Consulting

Is your career where you want it to be? How about your life? Are there hidden “walls” keeping you from living a successful life on the edge? Salon owner, entrepreneur, and motivational speaker Matthew Fairfax helps attendees get out of their comfort zones for better results. Get ready to create new strategies for expanding your comfort zone, add more excitement to your life, increase your earning potential and become the person of your dreams.

Social Media and Salon Business
with Kelly Ehlers, Owner of Evoke Brand Strategies

Get a break down of the world of social media to better understand how to build and leverage social platforms to grow your salon business and engage with clients. Learn how to implement a simple social strategy, create successful campaigns and get stylists and staff involved to drive business. Attendees receive $100 off their annual subscription to Style Sync. To learn more, go to and enter offer code PBA13.

Leadership In the Age of TOO
with Tom Kuhn, Creator of Q Program and The 2 to 10 Project

We’re living in the age of too much to do, too many choices, and too much information. Salon leaders are over-committed and often overwhelmed. Learn how to achieve extraordinary growth and higher income through small actions with big impact. Tom shares tips, success stories, and best practices from his Q Program for Salon Leaders to help leaders meet the unique demands of business today.

PBA Government Affairs Panel and Update

The PBA Government Affairs Team advocates for the rights and well-being of all PBA members. They are dedicated to keeping members informed on the laws and regulations governing the industry. Learn and ask questions about issues and legislation relevant to the West Coast and the industry as a whole. Topics include deregulation, FICA Tax Fairness Legislation, and the PBA State Captain Program.

Get Real About Your Business and Bottom Line
with Julie Piantadosi
Get the knowledge, tools, and know-how to look at their business from a pure dollar perspective. Julie equips attendees with up-to-date benchmark industry standards that once implemented in your business will dramatically increase profit.


About PBA Education

The Professional Beauty Association (PBA) develops and offers progressive, relevant and quality education for our members. Our live and online education and resources meet the needs of today’s busy professional and cover a range of topics. Along with our Education program, PBA provides our members with Government Advocacy, Signature Events, Charitable Outreach, Research and Business Resources. Visit for more information.