PBA Competitions
Whether you are a student, just starting out, or a seasoned professional,
PBA hosts the competitions to show your skill and gain industry prestige.

  • The North American Hairstyling Awards (NAHA) is the industry's preeminent photographic beauty competition in North America, celebrating the artistry and skill of the professional salon industry. Each year, individuals are recognized in 14 categories of excellence during a star-studded Awards Ceremony at PBA Beauty Week in Las Vegas.

  • The Beacon program is a renowned program designed to encourage and inspire beauty industry students to effectively prepare for successful careers. Consisting of two elements — a competition open to all qualifying students and a live, educational event in Las Vegas for top-scoring entrants — Beacon students gain the tools and confidence they need to jump-start their careers!

  • The International Salon and Spa Expo Long Beach is the biggest beauty expo and educational event on the West Coast. ISSE Long Beach delivers valuable technical education, quality manufacturers on the exhibit floor and a professionals-only atmosphere.