The official dates are September 30 to October 2, 2018.
The convention will be held at Red Rock Resort and Spa in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Salon Owners, Salon Managers, Salon Stylists, Regional Owners, Regional Staff, Suppliers/Vendors, and Fantastic Sams Salon Support Team should attend.
The first official event is the Supplier Fair at 1:00pm on Sunday, September 30, 2018, followed by our Opening General Session at 3:30pm.
The 2018 Fantastic Sam’s Convention officially concludes on Tuesday, October 2, 2018 with the Awards Reception, Dinner & Dance.
The Attendee Full Convention registration package fee ($375 for Salon Owners, Salon Managers, Salon Stylists, Regional Owners, and Regional Staff through August 19, 2018) includes:
You must be a guest of a Salon Owner, Salon Manager, Salon Stylist, Regional Owner, Regional Staff who has registered as a full-paid convention attendee and must not be in an industry-related position. Co-workers or associates in the industry do not qualify. Guests must be at least 18 years of age. Due to limited seating, guests will not be allowed to attend General Sessions or Educational Seminars and will not be eligible for raffles or prizes given during the Tradeshow.
See Registration page for complete details.
The Guest Convention registration package fee ($240 for guests of registered attendees) includes:
All attendees will receive a confirmation by email after you complete the online registration process. The confirmation verifies your name as it will appear on the name badge, and is your receipt for registration and any technical workshops you have signed up for. If you have any questions, please reach out to us via email at Registration@UMEProductions.com OR call us at (760) 798-2957, ext 112.
Supplier Registration packages vary based on sponsorship level. All Basic Booth Packages include:
We will have an official Fantastic Sams Convention Registration Desk located in the Event Center at the Resort. There, you will receive your badge and convention materials. Attendees will not be allowed to pick up other attendee's badges/materials.
Cancellations must be received in writing via email to us at Registration@UMEProductions.com prior to August 1, 2018 and are subject to a $75 processing fee. Refunds will be processed 30 days after the Convention. Registrations are nonrefundable after August 1, 2018.
Attendees/Guests may transfer registrations but all requests must be placed to UME Productions before September 1, 2018 to Registration@UMEProductions.com.
The venue for this year's convention is the enchanting Red Rock Casino, Resort and Spa. We have secured a Fantastic Sams Convention group discount rate of $185 per night through 11:59pm on August 29, 2018, on a space-available basis. It is recommended that you book early to secure your reservation.
Yes. Fantastic Sams has secured discounted airfare for our group through United Airlines and Delta Airlines. See the Travel page for details and discount codes.
You will fly directly into Las Vegas, NV which is also known as McCarran International Airport. The airport code for Las Vegas is LAS.
UBER, Lyft, Taxis and shuttles run 24 hours a day from Las Vegas' McCarran Airport to Red Rock Casino, Resort and Spa. You can expect to pay anywhere from $18 - $45 for round-trip shuttle or one-way taxi and UBER rides. The resort also offers a complimentary airport shuttle . Details are on the Travel page.
The weather in late September can range from the low 60's to the upper 80's Fahrenheit. The air conditioning will be running in the Convention center so it is recommended to bring a sweater with you to indoor events.