PBA Beauty Week Schedule

Saturday, July 11, 2015

8:00am-5:00pm Registration Open On-site Registration - Bayside B
Self Registration - Bayside D
Exhibitor Registration - Bayside D
PBA Beauty Week is North America’s largest most inclusive beauty event, offering unlimited networking, education, and professional growth opportunities to all sectors of the beauty industry.
8:30am-5:00pm Bring Your Product to Market: Regulatory Requirements to Launch (+) Surf A This unique, one-day course will provide attendees with the tools necessary to bring their cosmetic products to market, while ensuring compliance with U.S. regulatory requirements. To register, visit icmad.org or call NSF at 800.673.6275. ICMAD Members receive 20% discount. Companies sending 2 or more delegates receive a 3rd ticket free.
11:00am-4:00pm Tour of Las Vegas’ Best Beauty Retailers* Reef E A behind-the-scenes look into Las Vegas’ best and most diverse beauty retail environments featuring Marc Birenbaum of Beauty Store Business Magazine.
1:00pm-4:00pm Beauty Business Start-Up: 7 Things You Have to Know Before You Launch* Reef B Find out what it takes to be among the successful 20% in this session covering everything like financing and finding investors.
6:00pm-8:00pm Beacon Bash Jasmine Ballroom The industry’s most promising cosmetology students kick off their PBA Beauty Week experience with a “bash”.
7:00pm-8:00pm City of Hope Spirit of Life Reception Mandalay Bay Ballroom Mix and mingle with fellow industry professionals during the City of Hope cocktail reception.
7:00pm-9:00pm PBA Get Together Party Mandalay Bay Ballroom Kick off your PBA Beauty Week experience in style! Don’t miss this mixer to connect with your peers and raise a toast to our great industry.
8:00pm-10:30pm City of Hope Spirit of Life Dinner and Award Gala Mandalay Bay Ballroom City of Hope’s National Professional Salon Industry is featuring “Rock the Cure” honoring Steve Goddard, the 2015 Spirit of Life Honoree and CEO of PRAVANA.

Sunday, July 12, 2015

7:00am-9:45am PBA Business Forum featuring Beauty Pitch Mandalay Bay Ballroom Shark Tank star, Mark Cuban and industry heavyweight John Paul DeJoria will be at PBA’s first ever Beauty Pitch, a one-of-a-kind event that will showcase five beauty industry entrepreneurs seeking growth and potential funding for their business. Each company will “pitch” their brand to our experts in the hopes of taking home the prize.
8:00am-6:00pm Registration Open On-site Registration - Bayside B
Self Registration - Bayside D
Exhibitor Registration - Bayside D
10:00am-5:00pm Beacon (Invite Only) Jasmine Ballroom
10:00am-5:30pm Salon Professional Education Surf C A full weekend of education, networking, recognition and professional growth. Experience includes admission to PBA Get Together Party, PBA Business Forum ft. Beauty Pitch, NAHA and Salon Professional Experience Education.
10:00am-6:00pm Cosmoprof North America Show Floor Open Bayside ABCD Cosmoprof North America is the only all-encompassing, business-to-business beauty tradeshow in North America.
1:00pm-2:30pm Are Your Marketing Claims Getting Unwanted Attention* Reef B Leading experts will provide attendees with the tools and perspective to stay on the positive side of the marketing claims debate. ICMAD Members receive PBA Member pricing. Contact ICMAD for access code to use during registration.
1:00pm-2:30pm Get the Deal: How to Engage Investors! Reef E Today’s market offers many options for securing funding and this panel, featuring seasoned investors, focuses on the beauty space representing successful VCs with a wealth of experience to share.
3:00pm-4:30pm The Future of Luxury: What, Where and How* Reef E This session will delve into the new luxury consumer mindset, uncover where the epicenters of global luxury are likely to exist and highlight a sustainable business model for the future of luxury brands.
3:00pm-4:30pm Beauty Packaging Magazine: Telling the Brand Story Through Packaging* Reef B This conference will present some successful strategies through three unique points of view: that of the designer, the manufacturer/brand, and the supplier.
6:30pm-8:00pm NAHA Red Carpet Reception Mandalay Bay Ballroom Don’t miss your chance to be seen on the Red Carpet and meet the industry’s elite!
8:00pm-10:30pm NAHA Awards Ceremony Mandalay Bay Ballroom Celebrate today’s greatest beauty artists at the most prestigious photographic beauty competition in North America.
10:30pm-12:00am NAHA After Party EyeCandy Join NAHA attendees, finalists and winners at the hottest party of the night – sponsored by Bangstyle.

Monday, July 13, 2015

8:00am-6:00pm Registration Open On-site Registration - Bayside B
Self Registration - Bayside D
Exhibitor Registration - Bayside D
8:30am-10:00am PBA Distributor Workshop** Reef B Join fellow distributors and learn new ways to strategically use digital tools to gain a competitive advantage.
8:30am-10:00am Knowledge IS Power: What You Need to Know to Protect Your Business (+) Lagoon F Breakfast and industry “up to the minute” updates around the world! U.S. pending legislation, California hot buttons, Asia on the horizon, EU and more. To register, contact ICMAD at 800.334.2623 or visit icmad.org.
8:30am-5:00pm Beacon Jasmine Ballroom
10:00am-12:00pm Hairbrained Teach In Surf C Join the Hairbrained Community as they host a Teach In the morning after NAHA! This two hour event, designed to influence the craft and raise standards, will feature some of our crafts finest educators! *Must RSVP to attend
10:00am-6:00pm Cosmoprof North America Show Floor Open Bayside ABCD
11:00am-12:30pm BEAUTY GONE VIRAL: The Online Influencers Reef E Discover the reality of the digital age from Millennial consumers and the beauty experts behind this phenomenon.
11:00am-12:30pm Seamless Omni-Channel Retailing: A Must in the Digital Age Reef B Learn from industry experts and retailers about preparing for the future of a seamless union of content and commerce and what steps are needed to ensure a competitive and dynamic environment.
1:00pm-2:30pm Failing Smart: Turn Mistakes Into Budget Strategies* Reef C In this panel, some of beauty’s top executives will share how to transform business don’ts into do’s – and why making mistakes is critical to success.
3:00pm-5:00pm Achieving Cult Status: Keys to Success* Reef B Discover how to create cult products that can seduce customers for life through targeted branding of products.
5:00pm-6:00pm PBA Member Reception PBA Booth D8131 Open to current and prospective members: network and connect with other successful beauty industry professionals.
6:00pm-7:30pm Discover Beauty After Dark Discover Beauty Exhibit Area
7:00pm-10:00pm ICMAD CITY Awards (+) Mandalay Bay Ballroom L

Tuesday, July 14, 2015

8:00am-3:00pm Registration Opens On-site Registration - Bayside B
Self Registration - Bayside D
Exhibitor Registration - Bayside D
10:00am-3:00pm Cosmoprof North America Show Floor Open Bayside ABCD
11:00am-12:30pm Your Brand’s Digital DNA: Capturing Meaningful Connections* Reef B Learn how to identify and promote quality material to gain new followers and provide fresh content to your community.
12:00pm-1:30pm Are You Ready To Import into the USA* Reef E Walk away with a clear understanding of what you need to do when starting to import and receive a checklist developed by PBA & ICMAD.

*CPNA Education Courses
** Additional investment required
(+) This event is produced by ICMAD. Please contact ICMAD directly at 800-334-2623 to register. See event description above for registration information.

Schedule is subject to change