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FIVE KEY STRATEGIES TO ENSURE

SALON SUCCESS

PBA’s intimate understanding of the challenges of owning and managing a salon allows for our unique position to provide everything you need to thrive! Salon Leader Experience attendees will learn five key strategies for salon success:

  • People & Productivity
  • Business Boost
  • Marketing Methods
  • Health & Wellness
  • Tech & Innovation

2025 AGENDA

SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 16

7:00 – 9:00 a.m. – Registration
8:30 – 9:30 a.m. – Breakfast
9:30 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. – General Session
12:15 – 1:45 p.m. – Lunch / Regional Meet Ups
2:00 – 4:45 p.m – Breakout Sessions
7:00 – 9:30 p.m. – Optional – Taste of Austin Rotating Reception

MONDAY, FEBRUARY 17

8:30 – 9:30 a.m. – Breakfast
9:30 – 11:30 a.m. – General Session
11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. – Lunch / Regional Meet Ups
12:30 – 3:30 p.m. – Breakout Sessions

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TICKET DETAILS

The Salon Leaders Experience is for salon owners and their leadership teams. If you bring four or more team members, the fourth person and all additional people will automatically receive 50% off their registration!

Early bird pricing through June 30, 2024:
$695 for PBA Salon and Spa Members
$995 Membership & Ticket Bundle for Non-Members

 

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Save on the PBA Salon Leaders Experience with a PBA Salon and Spa Membership! Plus, establish yourself as a top workplace, gain access to exclusive industry data, and more.

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KEYNOTE SPEAKER

Brant Menswar

TOPIC – UNBREAKABLE CULTURE: TRANSFORMING YOUR BUSINESS FROM THE INSIDE OUT

In this high-energy engaging presentation, Brant shares the insights gleaned from his research through real-life examples, powerful videos, and interactive exercises. Participants will discover the importance of knowing your non-negotiables in driving organizational performance and leave with actionable strategies for establishing an unbreakable culture within their own organization including:

  • The 5 Binding Values of an unbreakable culture
  • How to discover your non-negotiables and use them to quickly pivot during times of change
  • How to foster vulnerability and courage within your team
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KEYNOTE SPEAKER

Kristina Marsh

TOPIC – SALON BRAND CAMP: 4 STEPS TO BUILD YOUR STANDOUT SALON BRAND

With more than 20 years of experience leading marketing and brand strategies, Kris Marsh is an accomplished strategist, educator and coach. During her keynote address, Kris will dive into the fundamentals of building and nurturing your brand as a salon leader. Attendees will be guided in identifying their salon’s unique value proposition and get equipped with the tools to stand out in a crowded market. She will unveil a comprehensive four-step, 90-day plan tailored specifically for building a recognized and valued salon brand. But that’s not all. Following her keynote, Kris will lead two breakout sessions, where she will further break down the concepts discussed in her presentation. These interactive sessions will provide attendees with the opportunity to dive deeper into the practical application of branding and marketing strategies within the salon context.

Join us for an engaging session filled with actionable strategies and a roadmap to elevate their salon’s presence and reputation in the industry.

We’re so excited to announce our full lineup of seasoned educators! Stay tuned for more information.

CULTIVATING BALANCE THROUGH

HEALTH AND WELLNESS

The Salon Leaders Experience is more than an educational conference. You’ll have time to make new connections, restore your physical and mental health, and enjoy the beautiful Austin scenery.

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FEB 16 | $150

Taste of Austin Rotating Reception

Get ready for the ultimate social extravaganza of the conference! Immerse yourself in a world of networking and fun as you mingle with fellow salon professionals at three incredible Austin hotspots: Wanderlust Wine Co, Malverde – an exclusive event space by La Condesa, and Coopers Old Time Pit Bar-B-Que. Indulge in the vibrant flavors of Austin, savoring delicious food and cocktails at every stop, and seize the opportunity to forge new friendships throughout this unforgettable journey!

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FEB 17 | FREE

Monday Morning Wellness Walk

Rise and shine, early birds! Kickstart your day with a burst of energy by joining us for an exhilarating Wellness Walk on Monday morning around the picturesque lake behind the Hyatt along the paved Lady Bird Lake path. Whether you opt for the 2-mile or 4-mile route, you’ll soak in the revitalizing benefits of wellness and fresh air in the company of like-minded peers and new friends.

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FEB 16 & 17 | FREE

Relax and Reboot Anytime Lounge

Take a break from the hustle and bustle to rejuvenate with pampering opportunities and enjoy some well-deserved fun with your peers! Our exclusive luxury lounge area will be open and fully accessible to all attendees where you can network and escape to a haven for relaxation and self-care. Treat yourself to the refresh you deserve in our one-of-a-kind onsite relaxation lounge designed with you in mind. Come to indulge in a treatment or have a cozy spot to chat with new friends!

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FEB 16 & 17 | FREE

Regional Meet Ups & Networking

Immerse yourself in a dynamic networking experience with dedicated meeting areas available exclusively during breakfast and lunch sessions. These specialized zones are designed to facilitate meaningful connections and collaborations among salon leaders from your specific region, city, or state. Take advantage of this exciting opportunity to engage with like-minded professionals, exchange industry insights, and foster valuable relationships that can elevate your salon business to new heights.

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BOOK YOUR STAY AT THE

HYATT REGENCY
AUSTIN

Secure your room at this beautiful 4-star hotel on the shores of Lady Bird Lake, located across from downtown Austin with easy access to the best entertainment, dining, and shopping in the area.

PBA Room Rate: $276/night plus taxes*

*Hotel reservations must accompany a Salon Leader Experience ticket reservation. Any hotel room reservations without a corresponding ticket reservation will be canceled.

BECOME A
SPONSOR

The Salon Leaders Experience will bring the top salon owners and managers from across the country
together for two days of leadership and business education, camaraderie and fun. Taking place in the
vibrant city of Austin, this event will soon be the favorite of the industry.