International Beauty Show New York Celebrates 100 years as the Longest-Running Beauty Show in the Nation

NEW YORK, NY – February 1, 2017— The International Beauty Show New York (IBS New York), takes place March 12‐14, 2017 and is expected to draw 65,000+ beauty professionals from across the nation who want to increase their skills and build their careers and businesses. This year, IBS New York celebrates its position as the longest‐running beauty show in the nation and 100 years of providing professionals with exceptional educational and career‐building opportunities.

More than 500 beauty brands will celebrate IBS New York’s birthday while lining the expansive show floor all three days of the event, including: Amika, Andis, Conair Professional, Coiffance, Dreamcatchers, Hot Heads,Olaplex, Ted Gibson, Truss, and Turbo Power, among many others. Professionals will have the opportunity to walk through miles of exhibits and learn unique techniques through invaluable in‐booth demonstrations by some of the top artists in the industry.  

This year’s Main Stage performances include a montage of renowned artists representing ten decades of beauty – Charlie Price, Ted Gibson, Martin Parsons, and other notables will dazzle audience members with their depictions of 100 years of beauty. In addition, creatively‐blessed artists from far and wide will perform on the Main Stage, including Motie Rubin, Tanju Kurt & Avi Ram, Tracey Hughes and Lisa Yamasaki, providing an inside look at international trends from, Israel, Bermuda, Australia, Japan and more.

A power‐packed conference program boasts hundreds of classes, focusing on hair styling, cutting, coloring, nail enhancement, makeup application and business‐building. IBS heavy‐hitters, Nick Arrojo, Eiji Yamane, Eve Pearland Martin Parsons return this year to teach their coveted techniques. Highly admired artists, Yancey Edwards,Woody Michleb, Joe Flano, and Gerard Scarpaci and the Hairbrained team will inspire attendees with their sought‐after skills and industry insight.    

This year, an increase of business classes provide attendees with essential team building, marketing and profit‐boosting subjects from experts including Amy Carter, Gordon Miller, and Miki Wright. Nail guru JamieSchrabeck teaches nail techs how to get ahead and stay ahead with her best practices while Adamme Sosa returns to wow attendees with his makeup application techniques. Hands‐on Workshops and Master Classes are also presented for an additional fee and are taught by prominent artists, including Frank Gambuzza, Ivan Zoot and Kari Kisch, among other greats.

As always, attendees will have the opportunity to shop for products for their salons at professionals‐onlypricing and to network with industry leaders. IBS New York attendees can also visit the International Esthetics,Cosmetics and Spa Conference (IECSC), co‐located with IBS, to shop the newest in the spa, skincare and wellness industries.

In addition to the onsite celebrations, attendees and exhibitors are invited to honor the event’s 100th year at IBS New York’s Big Birthday Bash, taking place March 12 at the Attic Rooftop. Party goers will have the unique opportunity to mingle with celebrity artists, drink and dance, and receive exciting giveaways.  The fifth annual Hair brained Video Awards will also take place Sunday night of the show to recognize filmmakers who portray the spirit of the hair industry in an extraordinary way using video. More information about the awards, including past winning videos, can be found at

Upcoming Events

Additional networking and educational opportunities for beauty professionals are available at IBS Las Vegas,taking place June 24‐26, 2017 at the Las Vegas Convention Center. Visit for more information.

About the International Beauty Group

Produced by Questex and presented by American Salon Magazine, IBS New York is the longest running professional beauty event in the country. IBS New York, IBS Las Vegas and the International Esthetics,Cosmetics & Spa Conferences are for professionals only and reach a wide cross‐section of participants including salon and spa owners and managers, hair stylists, hair colorists, estheticians, makeup artists, nail technicians, dermatologists, massage therapists and beauty and spa product manufacturers and distributors. IBS New York 2017 will be held March 12‐14 at the Jacob Javits Convention Center. The Las Vegas event will beheld June 24‐26, 2017 at the Las Vegas Convention Center.