Based on many requests from attendees as well as exhibitors for more time to meet and conduct business, Cosmoprof North America 2016 will have one more hour that its trade-show floor will be open on both the second and third days, show officials have told Beauty Store Business. Each of those days the show floor will open up one hour earlier than at Cosmoprof North America 2015.
The Professional Beauty Association will be hosting the PBA Executive Summit in Scottsdale, Arizona, Thursday, Dec. 3, and Friday, Dec. 4. The event is designed exclusively for upper-level management, and will include a key focus on industry trends, networking opportunities and leadership development.
Cosmoprof North America enjoyed a record-breaking show during its 13th edition of the event, July 12-14, at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center in Las Vegas. More than 30,000 people were in attendance and more than 1,000 exhibitors from 39 countries were present, another record-breaking number for the show.
The Professional Beauty Association has announced Jody Ryan as its new director of marketing & communication. She joins the PBA with more than 17 years of marketing communications experience, including marketing, media, brand engagement and strategic planning.
After a year off at Cosmoprof North America 2014, Cosmoprof North America will once again offer its popular "Las Vegas' Best Beauty Retailers" tour in a collaboration with Beauty Store Business on the Saturday before this year's show officially starts (July 11).