Registration is now open to experience the best in beauty and spa at the International Beauty Show (IBS New York) and the International Esthetics, Cosmetics, and Spa Conference (IECSC New York), which will be held at the Javits Convention Center in New York March 3–5, 2024. The conferences are co-locating to offer beauty, spa, and wellness professionals hundreds of brands selling at professionals-only prices.
IBS New York and IECSC New York, produced by Questex and presented by American Salon and American Spa respectively, are planning for unprecedented events in 2024, including expanded educational opportunities featuring newly added Master Classes. Plus, attendees can experience both shows at no additional cost, allowing them to not only walk both exhibit show floors but also attend any of the free classes at either event.
“We are thrilled to introduce a revitalized lineup of classes and experiences at this year's NY Shows, including our innovative Master Class series,” says Elizabeth Fantetti Trevorrow, partnership and event director for Questex’s Beauty & Spa Group. “Our mission is to empower professionals in the beauty and wellness sectors with essential resources for their success. From top-notch education and instructors to cutting-edge products and techniques as well as unbeatable prices on client essentials, our shows are meticulously crafted to uplift attendees and foster their professional growth.”
IBS New York now offers a full roster of Master Classes in addition to Hands On Workshops. Master Classes are designed to provide an in-depth look at the latest skills, techniques, and styles led by elite industry artists. With an emphasis on demonstrations, business tips, and insider knowledge, attendees will leave each class ready to elevate their services, captivate their clientele with new skills, and increase profitability. Hands-On Workshops are three-hour immersive classes tailored to enhance expertise, covering a wide range of topics, from cutting and styling to makeup and artistry, and each provide attendees with a mannequin head to practice their new skills.
IECSC New York will have its curated Conference Education, a diverse range of paid classes featuring speakers with unique expertise all aimed at providing the essential knowledge and insights to elevate and grow businesses. It will also feature the free Product Focused Education informative sessions and workshops led by top exhibitors and offering a deep dive into a specific product or service. All attendees are welcome to take part in over 100 demonstration classes at each show, included with the Exhibit Hall pass.
Celebrating Black Beauty Entrepreneurs is an exhibit designed to inspire, empower, and enlighten industry professionals. Revitalized for 2024, attendees will have a special chance to glean wisdom from some of the most influential figures in the business. The pavilion will feature stage presentations by iconic black beauty entrepreneurs such as Faatemah Ampey, Keya Neal, Monae Everett, and many more. Sponsored by MYAVANA and located on the IBS NY exhibit floor, this pavilion honors industry trailblazers, recognizing their significant contributions and achievements.
Also located on the bustling show floor is the Look & Learn Stage. The Look & Learn Stage is the ultimate destination to explore the latest trends and styles. Here, esteemed artists showcase cutting-edge techniques, creating an ideal space for attendees to network, savor delightful cocktails, and learn from top-tier professionals in an intimate, community-focused setting.
And attendees won’t want to miss visiting the IECSC NY Studio Stage, a demonstration area developed for exhibitors to present the latest and greatest products and technologies in spa and wellness.
The IBS New York 2024 exhibit floor will feature hundreds of high-profile brands, including: Andis, DNA Hairtools and Extensions, HALOCOUTURE Extensions, Mia Secret Nails, Olaplex, Parlux, Turbo Power, and many more. For the full list to date, click here.
IECSC New York 2024 exhibiting brands include Circadia, Eminence Organic Skin Care, FarmHouse Fresh, Geneo, HyrdraFacial, MerryLaz, Silhouet-Tone USA, Procell Therapies, Repechage, and many more. For the full list to date, click here.
Attendees may register to attend the Shows by clicking here. Exhibit Hall passes include all free classes at IBS, all Product-Focused Education at IECSC, and unlimited access to each Exhibit Hall. Master Classes, Hands-on Workshops at IBS and the curated conference sessions at IECSC are available for additional fees. However, all paid conference sessions include 3-day Exhibit Hall entry. Press may apply for media passes here.
Show hours are Sunday, March 3 and Monday, March 4 from 10:30 am–5:00 pm and Tuesday, March 5 from 10:30 am–3:30 pm.
Additional networking and educational opportunities for beauty and wellness professionals are available at IBS Las Vegas and IECSC Las Vegas, taking place June 22–24, 2024 at the Las Vegas Convention Center. IECSC Florida will take place October 13–14, 2024 at the Palm Beach Convention Center.
About IBS New York
Produced by Questex and presented by American Salon, IBS New York is the longest running professional beauty event in the country. IBS New York is for professionals only and reaches a wide cross‐section of participants including salon owners and managers, hair stylists, hair colorists, makeup artists, nail technicians, beauty and hair product manufacturers and distributors. Connecting serious beauty professionals with the best in the industry, the show brings hundreds of top beauty brands together under one roof for free educational classes by industry legends, workshops, and exclusive show-floor discounts. For more information, visit ibsnewyork.com.
Produced by Questex, the International Esthetics, Cosmetics and Spa Conferences (IECSC) are for professionals only and reach a wide cross‐section of participants from spa and wellness product manufacturers and distributors to spa owners, directors and managers, estheticians, massage therapists, cosmetologists, medical estheticians, and dermatologists. With dynamic trade show floors, in-depth conference programs, and presented by American Spa, the IECSC events provide the perfect meeting ground for the world’s most elite and qualified spa professionals looking to meet the top skin, cosmetic and wellness companies. For more information, visit iecsc.com.
Questex helps people live better and longer. Questex brings people together in the markets that help people live better: travel, hospitality and wellness; the industries that help people live longer: life science and healthcare; and the technologies that enable and fuel these new experiences. We live in the experience economy – connecting our ecosystem through live events, surrounded by data insights and digital communities. We deliver experience and real results. It happens here.