PBA Beauty Week Schedule

Saturday, July 12, 2014

8:00am-5:00pm Registration Opens 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.
6:00pm-8:00pm Beacon Bash Reef Ballroom The industry's most promising cosmetology students kick off their PBA Beauty Week experience with a "bash".
6:00pm-8:00pm City of Hope Reception Mandalay Bay Ballroom Mix and mingle with fellow industry professionals during the City of Hope's cocktail reception.
7:00pm-9:00pm PBA Get Together Party Mandalay Bay Ballroom Foyer 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-11:00pm City of Hope Dinner and Award Gala Mandalay Bay Ballroom City of Hope’s National Professional Salon Industry is “Celebrating Cures”. Join them as they present the 2014 Spirit of Life Award to Harlan Kirschner, CEO of the Kirschner Group.

*CPNA Education Courses

Sunday, July 13, 2014

7:00am-7:45am Beacon Breakfast Reef Ballroom
8:00am-9:45am PBA Business Forum featuring Mark Cuban Mandalay Bay Ballroom Learn about key PBA programs and initiatives for 2014 and be inspired by Keynote Speaker, Mark Cuban.
7:00pm-8:00pm Buffet Breakfast Served Mandalay Bay Ballroom
8:00am-6:00pm CPNA Show Floor Open Bayside ABCD Cosmoprof North America is the only all-encompassing, business-to-business beauty tradeshow in North America.
10:00am-5:00pm Beacon Reef Ballroom
1:00pm-2:30pm Sampling Your Way to Sales* Bella Classroom(CPNA Show Floor) Learn the newest ways that consumers can sample products on an ongoing basis and how to generate sales and feedback immediately.
2:00pm-4:00pm Storytelling: Tell Me A Story. Sell Me Your Brand* Jolie Classroom(CPNA Show Floor) Every brand has a story behind it. Find your story and how you can best bring it forward to allow your customers to experience it.
3:00pm-5:00pm You Have A Great Idea! Now What?!* Bella Classroom(CPNA Show Floor) What does it take to succeed in business? Join a panel of entrepreneurs as they share their wealth of experience.
6:30pm-8:00pm NAHA Red Carpet Reception Mandalay Bay Ballroom Don't miss your chance to be seen on the Red Carpet and rub elbows with the industry's elite!
8:00pm-11:00pm NAHA Awards Ceremony Mandalay Bay Ballroom Celebrate NAHA's 25th Anniversary by honoring today's greatest beauty artists at the most prestigious photograhpic beauty competition in North America.
11:00pm-1:00am NAHA After Party Eye Candy

*CPNA Education Courses

Monday, July 14, 2014

8:00am-6:00pm Registration Open Bayside D
8:30am-10:00am PBA Distributor Forum Bella Classroom (CPNA Show Floor) Join fellow distributors and learn new ways to maximize your company's potential and raise the customer's experience.
8:30am-5:00pm Beacon Reef Ballroom The nation's brightest cosmetology students learn the business behind beauty to jumpstart their careers.
9:00am-10:00am "Delivering" Beauty - Transportation/Supply Chain Management for the Beauty Industry* Jolie Classroom (CPNA Show Floor) Join Pro Beauty Logistics/TPS as they show you how to drastically reduce your annual transportation expense, streamline your supply chain across the globe, and understand how to best serve your customers.
9:00am-5:30pm PBA's Regional Forum for the Professional Surf DEF Led by industry leaders, this day-long forum is designed to inspire and motivate salon professionals at all levels to take their business and career to the next level.
9:00am-9:15am Regional Forums Welcome
9:15am-10:30 Tamra Jercha: Eco Friendly Salon and Spa In this session, we will bust the myth that an eco-friendly salon and spa is an oxymoron and provide a road map for implementing sustainability initiatives.
10:45am-12:00pm MAINENTRANCE Artists: Trend Interpretations Keep your team ahead of the trends to build your reptuation as an industry leader and stimulate client interaction and creative growth.
12:00pm-12:45pm Regional Forums Lunch
12:45pm-2:15pm Traci Brown: Body Language Confidential Learn how to read body language and use specific verbal language to immediately create powerful relationships.
2:30pm-3:30 PBA Government Affairs Panel Learn about current issues and state and federal legislation, including deregulation, FICA Tax Fairness Legislation and the PBA State Captain Program.
3:45pm-5:00pm Palma Anshilevich: Designing Hair with Color Discover what it is that drives you and your passion and the steps you can take to create a collection for NAHA.
5:00pm-5:30pm Regional Forums Closing
10:00am-6:00pm CPNA Show Floor Open Bayside ABCD
11:00am-12:00pm Beauty Store Business Interview with Loxa Beauty* Jolie Classroom (CPNA Show Floor)
11:00am-12:30pm Specialty Retailers: Gateway to Discovery* Bella Classroom (CPNA Show Floor) Join executives from C.O. Bigelow, Fred Segal New Beauty and Henri Bendel as they share their insights on what it takes to click with the customer in the evolving, ultra-competitive indie space.
1:00pm-2:30pm The Retail Evolution: What's New in Stores?* Jolie Classroom(CPNA Show Floor) Retailers have a limited tool kit at their disposal; this session will show you what is on the horizon of beauty retailing and what new challenges are joining the landscape.
3:00pm-5:00pm CEO Summit: Alternative Distribution for the Professional Beauty Industry* Bella Classroom (CPNA Show Floor) Discover the various approaches of distribution being explored by a few forward thinking innovators such as adding upscale specialty stores where stylists can engage with new consumers directly.
3:30pm-5:00pm Private Equity: Your Partner to Achieving Success* Conference Room #1 (CPNA Show Floor) This hands on workshop will explore the realities, opportunities and pitfalls of partnering with private equity and how to get the most out of your partnership.
5:00pm-6:00pm PBA Member Reception PBA Booth D8200 Open to current and prospective members: network and connect with other successful beauty industry professionals.

*CPNA Education Courses

Tuesday, July 15, 2014

8:00am-3:00pm Registration Opens Bayside D
10:00am-3:00pm CPNA Show Floor Open Bayside ABCD
10:30am-12:30pm The Beauty of Social Media: It Delivers* Bella Classroom (CPNA Show Floor) Explore the role of social marketing to identify influencers, how to connect with your audience via games and rewards and ultimately using content to find qualified followers on YouTube.
12:00pm-1:30pm Are You Ready To Import into the USA* Jolie Classroom (CPNA Show Floor) Learn what needs to be registered with the CFDA, what claims to make and if your labeling adheres to the current laws in this session.

*CPNA Education Courses

Schedule is subject to change