VIEW CPNA’S 2018 SPECIAL EVENTS LINE-UP BELOW

THREE FULL DAYS OF MEETING, LEARNING, AND NETWORKING - THE BEAUTY INDUSTRY COMES TOGETHER.

A multitude of events created with one primary goal: allowing you to establish new contacts, strengthen existing relationships or renew old business connections.

Welcome Reception

  • Date: Saturday, July 28, 2018 | Time: 6:30pm - 8:00pm

Attend the welcome reception and network with distributors, retailers, and international buyers. This is great opportunity to connect with potential partners before the show begins. Complimentary hors d’oeuvres and cash bar. Trade show ticket purchase required to attend.


CITY OF HOPE SPIRIT OF LIFE AWARD RECEPTION

  • Date: Saturday, July 28, 2018
  • Date: Saturday, July 28, 2018 | Time: 7:00pm - 8:00pm

CITY OF HOPE SPIRIT OF LIFE AWARD DINNER

  • Date: Saturday, July 28, 2017 | Time: 8:00pm - 10:00pm
  • Ticket Price: $495 per person or $4,000 for a table of 10

City of Hope is a leading research and treatment center for cancer, diabetes and other life-threatening diseases. The professional beauty industry gathers at PBA Beauty Week for dinner and an awards ceremony to honor one of the industry’s leaders with the Spirit of Life Award, City of Hope’s most prestigious honor, for their outstanding business and philanthropic achievements.

This year’s award is honoring Deborah Carver, President/CEO, Creative Age Publications.


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Deborah Carver
President/CEO
Creative Age Publications

PBA Business Forum

ACCELERATED GROWTH

  • Date: Sunday, July 29, 2018 | Breakfast : 7:30am | PBA Business forum: 8:00am – 9:45am
  • PBA Member Price: $50 until June 29; $60 beginning June 30
  • Regular Price: $65 until June 29; $75 beginning June 30

The Professional Beauty Association’s (PBA) Business Forum provides an overview of the key trends and issues affecting the beauty industry. Become inspired by keynote speaker, Peter Sheahan, as he shares his success in his address “Accelerated Growth: Building organizations and teams capable of sustaining growth through a culture of innovation, courageous leadership, and aligned individuals.” As the cliché suggests, you are either growing or you are dying. In this engaging, case-study rich session, we will unlock the keys to accelerating growth in your team and your organization.

In addition, Steve Sleeper, PBA’s Executive Director, will update you on the associations 2020 strategic roadmap and key initiatives.


Peter Sheahan
Founder & CEO
Karrikins Group

Steve Sleeper
Executive Director
Professional Beauty Association

NEW PRODUCT PRESS PREVIEW EVENT

  • Date: Sunday, July 29, 2018 | Time: 12:00pm - 2:00pm

The New Product Press Preview Event will feature up to 20 companies that will be launching new products at the show. All media are invited to participate, enjoy lunch, and discover the newness unveiled at the show.

Fill out the New product Press Preview Event Form and you will be notified if you are chosen to participate. Contact [email protected] for more details.

North American Hairstyling Awards (NAHA)

  • Date: Sunday, July 29, 2018
  • Red Carpet Reception: 6:30pm - 8:00pm
  • Awards Ceremony: 8:00pm - 10:30pm
  • NAHA After Party: 10:30pm
Pricing
  • PBA Member Price: $80 until June 29; $95 beginning June 30
  • Regular Price: $90 until June 29; $105 beginning June 30
  • *VIP PBA Member Price: $125
  • *VIP PBA Member Price: $175
  • *VIP tickets include two complimentary drink tickets for the NAHA Red Carpet Reception and seating in the VIP section of the show.

The North American Hairstyling Awards are the most prestigious photographic beauty competition in North America. Produced by the Professional Beauty Association, NAHA recognizes the industry’s most talented and creative artists. The 2018 show will feature amazing artistic presentations, special guests and endless amounts of inspiration.

Visit probeauty.org/naha to purchase tickets and view the outstanding work of the 2018 finalists!

Discover Beauty After Dark

  • Date: Sunday, July 29, 2018 | Time: 6:30pm - 8:30pm
  • This event strictly by invitation only for buyers & registered media.

Discover Beauty After Dark is an exclusive cocktail reception to be held the evening of Sunday, July 29th after show hours. This exclusive private VIP preview hour is open to KEY BUYERS and TRADE MEDIA. It will provide yet another opportunity for BEAUTY VANITIES, DISCOVER BEAUTY AFFILIATE, DISCOVER BEAUTY SPOTLIGHTS, DISCOVER GREEN, DISCOVER PRO BEAUTY AFFILIATE, DISCOVER SCENT, and TONES OF BEAUTY exhibitors to meet important industry decision makers face to-face. Additionally, awards will be given to one exhibitor from each specialty area on the basis of innovation, uniqueness, and novelty.


BEAUTYID AWARDS

  • Date: Monday, July 30, 2018 | Time: 5:30pm - 6:30pm

Join us for the BeautyID Awards, created by Cosmoprof North America in association with Beauty Packaging Magazine. The ceremony will recognize creativity in packaging design, material and product formulation in the ever-growing beauty segment. The Awards include all cosmetic product categories across professional, prestige and mass market segments. Learn More


NEW PRODUCT BUYER PREVIEW EVENT

  • Date: Monday, July 30, 2018 | Time: 12:00pm - 2:00pm

The New Product Press Preview Event will feature up to 20 companies that will be launching new products at the show. All buyers are invited to participate, enjoy lunch, and discover the newness unveiled at the show.

SPECIAL GUEST PERFORMANCE: CRYSTAL WATERS