THE PROGRAM

THREE FANTASTIC DAYS await you! FS Franchisees, Managers, Stylists, Educators and Support Teams will come together to collaborate and learn from hair industry leaders, educators, icons and suppliers. Don't miss this opportunity to join the Fantastic Sams family to network, learn and celebrate. You can't afford to miss it!

Below is our full Agenda, followed by all of the Educational Courses we have lined up for Franchisees/Managers and Stylists.

Fabulous Education

agenda at-a-glance

THREE FANTASTIC DAYS await you! FS Franchisees, Managers, Stylists, Educators and Support Teams will come together to collaborate and learn from hair industry leaders, educators, icons and suppliers. Don't miss this opportunity to join the Fantastic Sams family to network, learn and celebrate. You can't afford to miss it!

Here are the highlights of our agenda. Click on any of the agenda event titles below to EXPAND/CONTRACT the details.

*Agenda, Education & Instructors Subject to Change

  • 8:00
    Registration Desk Open
    8:00a - 6:00p

    Check in to get your Convention Badge. This is required for entry and participation in all events. No exceptions. Additional badges and Awards Dinner tickets can be purchased as needed.

  • 1:00
    Tradeshow Open
    1:00p - 3:45p

    From branded products to marketing materials to equipment and business services, all of our great suppliers will be displaying their wares at the Tradeshow. This is a perfect opportunity for salon owners to personally connect with strategic suppliers and develop the
    perfect business solution.

    Winn Claybaugh
    Joel Torres, et al
    TIGI Demo | Men's Barbering
    1:00p - 2:00p
    Winn Claybaugh
    Emanuel "Trevelle" Baker and Doug Murphy
    FAROUK Demo
    2:30p - 3:30p
  • 3:30
    Opening General Session 
    3:30p - 6:00p
    Winn Claybaugh
    Winn Claybaugh
    Keynote Speaker

    Author of Be Nice (Or Else!) and “one of the best motivational speakers in the country,” according to CNN’s Larry King, Winn is the founder, co-owner, and dean of Paul Mitchell Schools. Under his leadership and in keeping with their unique culture of giving back and building self-esteem, Winn and the Paul Mitchell Schools have raised over $18.2 million for multiple charitable organizations. In 2004, he became the youngest person ever named to the North American Hairstyling Awards (NAHA) Hall of Leaders.

    Fantastic Life Hair Show

  • 6:00
    Welcome Reception in Tradeshow
    6:00p - 8:00p

    A great way to connect with fellow franchisees, stylists, managers, valued suppliers and corporate staff. Sure to be a fun evening!

    Floor Show Demonstrations at 6:00p and 7:00p

  • 8:00a
    Registration Desk Open
    8:00a - 6:00p

    Registration - Badge Changes - Awards Dinner Tickets - Information
    We're here to serve!

  • 8:00a
    Track I: Stylist/Manager Breakouts
    8:00a - 9:30a

    CLASSES FOR STYLISTS & MANAGERS

    TIGI Copyright 101
    Introduction to TIGI Copyright Colour

    This highly requested class provides an inside introduction to TIGI Copyright Colour. Get to know how versatile the colour product portfolio is with a hands-on experience, allowing you to work smarter, not harder. Attend this session to enhance your colour knowledge and immerse yourself with TIGI Copyright Color.

    Presented by TIGI | Kim Jordan

    TIGI Perfect Intermixing
    Learn Perfect Intermixing to Achieve Unlimited Possibilities

    Discover how to create an infinite number of shades from fundamental to the most creative results, enabling you to maximize
    artistry. Create shades that can be used alone or intermixed, even between permanent and demi-permanent shades to create iridescent, high shine, soft permanent results.

    Presented by TIGI | Rusty Phillips & Kim Jordan

    Editorial Finishing and Styling
    Work With Industry Expert on Editorial and Session Demonstration

    Rocky Vitelli will take you through the creative process from start to finish Learn techniques to refine your skills behind the chair and during competition. With more than 25 years of experience, Rocky is known as a trailblazer for innovation in the professional beauty industry and has toured the world over. Inspired by fashion, he is driven by the philosophy that hair has a direct influence on the success of an overall look. Vitelli is known for creating haute couture looks onstage that can be easily translated into edgy off-the-runway styles. As a Farouk Systems Global Artist and international educator, Vitelli produces progressive haircuts often used in editorial and in trend collections. Some of his accomplishments include being four-time Canadian Hairstylist of the Year and styling for numerous high-profile events like New York and Toronto Fashion Week as well as the Miss USA and Miss Universe pageants.

    Presented by Farouk | Rocky Vitelli, Farouk Systems Global Board Artist

    Rafe Hardy
    Confidence with Clippers
    Men's Grooming

    This class is recommended for any level of stylist or barber to gain knowledge of best practices in fading, tapering, blending, and clipper over comb, to create clean edges and outlines.

    Sofie “Staygold” Pok has spent the last ten years diligently perfecting her craft, with laser focus to understand every aspect of barbering from the cut itself, to the client experience and growing her international brand. This experience is not to be missed! Learn from the 2017 Barber of the Year on how she continues to serve as a source of inspiration for others in the field, as well as providing top service to her weekly clients.

    Presented by BSG | Sofie Pok, aka Sofie the Barber

    Rafe Hardy
    Introduction to Pivot Point

    Learn about the new Fantastic Sams Haircutting platform and Learning Management System.

    Presented by Pivot Point

    Rafe Hardy
    Understanding Your Canvas
    Smoothing and Refinishing Treatments

    Learn how Smoothing and Refinishing Treatments can be incorporated to maximize your guest’s cut, shape and style. Not only a unique and original perspective on hair cutting but how to create a cleaner more precise look by addressing every guest’s texture.

    Presented by Peter Coppola

  • 8:30a
    Tradeshow Open & Vendor Demos
    8:30a - 11:30a

    You don't want to miss this! Take time to connect with all of our many valued suppliers, and watch the Hair Demonstrations. Times subject to change.

    8:30a - Floor Show Demo
    by TIGI

    Rockin' Retail Copyright

    Presented by AK Mack & Haley Malouf

  • 9:40a
    Fantastic Sams Owners Panel
    9:40a - 10:50a & 10:55a - 11:30a
    Rafe Hardy
    A Behind the Scenes Panel Discussion

    This panel is for Owners only

  • 10:00a
    Track II: Stylist/Manager Breakouts 
    10:00a - 11:30a

    CLASSES FOR STYLISTS & MANAGERS

    TIGI Perfect Intermixing
    Learn Perfect Intermixing to Achieve Unlimited Possibilities

    Discover how to create an infinite number of shades from fundamental to the most creative results, enabling you to maximize artistry. Create shades that can be used alone or intermixed, even between permanent and demi-permanent shades to create iridescent, high shine, soft permanent results.

    Presented by TIGI | Rusy Phillips & Kim Jordan

    TIGI Custom Coverage
    Take Control of Aging Hair

    AGE DENIED by TIGI copyright©olour is a new range of 14 rejuvenating permanent haircolour shades designed to
    provide up to 100% coverage on over 50% non-pigmented hair. Designed with a 1:1 mixing ratio and pre-blended with the corresponding natural level, AGE DENIED provides convenient, no-fuss, multi-dimensional coverage with skin flattering
    results. An optimized, cream-gel consistency helps ensure spread ability and saturation. Learn the steps to achieve optimum results while combating the complexities of aging hair.

    Presented by TIGI | Wendy Vail

    25 Things a Stylist Should Know
    Get the Inside Scoop

    As one of the most respected colorists in the industry, Patrick McIvor has been referred to as a "Tech Titan" and "The Social Media Mentor" by Salon Today. McIvor has over 29 years of professional experience as Color Director, International Haircolor Educator, Salon Owner, National Technical Training Manager and Artistic Director for companies such as Goldwell,
    Wella, Clairol, Logics, Matrix, Product Club and Redken 5th Avenue NYC.

    Presented by Patrick McIvor

    Rafe Hardy
    Confidence with Clippers
    Men's Grooming

    This class is recommended for any level of stylist or barber to gain knowledge of best practices in fading, tapering, blending, and clipper over comb, to create clean edges and outlines.

    Sofie “Staygold” Pok has spent the last ten years diligently perfecting her craft, with laser focus to understand every aspect of barbering from the cut itself, to the client experience and growing her international brand. This experience is not to be missed! Learn from the 2017 Barber of the Year on how she continues to serve as a source of inspiration for others in the field, as well as providing top service to her weekly clients.

    Presented by BSG | Sofie Pok, aka Sofie the Barber

    Rafe Hardy
    Become a Social Media Superstar
    Build Your Brand

    Social media is a great way to engage with your current and potential customers, spread more awareness about your services, and create brand loyalty among customers by reinforcing what makes Fantastic Sams unique.

    Presented by Pulp Riot

    Rafe Hardy
    The Art of Dressing Hair
    Work With Industry Expert on Editorial and Session Demonstration

    Learn and develop the creative skill of styling, dressing and finishing hair. You will learn how to identify the capability of your client's hair, which will allow you to choose from a range of products, tools and equipment to complete the look.

    Presented by Farouk | Rocky Vitelli, Farouk Systems Global Board Artist

  • 4:30p
    General Session | Awards Luncheon | Hair Show
    11:30a - 4:30p
    Rafe Hardy
    Top 50 Awards Luncheon

    Enjoy a plated lunch followed by the 2017 Top 50 Salon Awards.

    Power of Touch
    Patrick McIvor, Keynote Speaker
    Rafe Hardy
    Dessange International HAIR SHOW
    1:30p
    4:00p
    Rafe Hardy
    Creating Culture
    Robert Crommeans, Keynote Speaker
    1:30p
    11:30a
  • 4:30p
    Tradeshow Open 
    4:30p - 6:45

    All tradeshow booths will be open.  Hair Demonstrations will be at 4:45, 5:30 and 6:15pm. Times subject to change.

    Rafe Hardy
    5:00p - Floor Show Demo
    by AVLON | Natalie Hicks
    Rafe Hardy
    5:45p - Floor Show Demo
    by KERATIN COMPLEX
  • 7:00p
    Top 50 Event - Invitation Only
    7:00p - 10:00p
    Location and details will be revealed at Convention to the Top 50 winners.
  • 8:00a
    Registration Desk Open
    8:00a - 2:00p

    Registration and Check In

  • 8:00a
    General Session
    8:00a - 11:00a
    Industry Expert Panel
    Look-n-Learn from Today's Leading Industry Influencers

    Stylist Panel and Influencer's Platform Show with Keynote by Jen Planck

    Come and meet leading industry influencers up close and personal. Find out what drove them to success in the industry. Watch them live while demonstrating some of the top trends and techniques in coloring, haircutting, styling and finishing.

  • 9:00a
    Track III: Owner/Manager Breakouts
    9:00a - 10:30a

    CLASSES FOR OWNERS/MANAGERS

    Establish the Work Team and Culture You Deserve to Live a #FantasticLife
    The Internal Culture of the Next-Gen Workforce

    The FS brand is only as strong as your internal culture. 83% of managers are Millennials, and this group already accounts for the largest generation of employees, surpassing both Boomers and Gen X. Jeff will lead a provocative presentation showcasing new employee engagement frameworks, taking the audience through a “mapping exercise” to help evolve today’s salon cultures for tomorrow’s salon demands. Discover how Millennial and Gen Z employees approach collaboration, flexibility, and purpose, and have completely reinvented the values and environment of the modern workplace. Jeff will
    provide actionable insights to help Fantastic Sams understand how deeply this next-gen workforce will impact the future, concerning how our brand will conduct business, both internally and externally.

    Presented by Jeff Fromm

    Dan Sullivan, Sullivision
    Multi-Unit Owners Panel

    Are you looking to expand your Fantastic Sams empire? Join us as we chat with a group of Fantastic Sams multi-unit franchisees about what it takes to successfully lead more than one salon.

    Robert Cass
    Think Like a Buyer

    Details TBA soon

    Presented by Jenny Bayer | CosmoProf

    Chuck Goetschel, Mindstream Media
    DIY Social, Digital & Traditional Media
    Working Workshop

    Bring your laptops for a hands-on interactive workshop where you'll get stuff done!

    Presented by Mindstream Media | Chuck Goetschel, Amelia Monroe & Sean Flavin

    AK Mack
    Copyright Your Revenue

    Get motivated with a styling demonstration and increase salon retail sales by understanding the features, benefits and usage of Copyright Care products.

    * Features and Benefits of the Copyright Care Products
    * Customize Copyright Care Treatment and Services
    * Potential Revenue with Copyright Care

    Presented by TIGI | AK Mack

    Haley MaloufJohn Radu
    Cutting Techniques
    TIGI: Copyright Your Style

    Get inspired with six new looks from the TIGI Copyright Collection. Cut, colour and style is of equal importance in these customizable looks, developed to drive your artistry and meet each client’s individual hair goals.  You will learn:

    * The Artistry of Customization using the Creative Consultation Tool
    * Customized colouring techniques from free-handing paining to pivoting foils
    * Personalized cutting techniques from a diffused bob to a transient inversion

    Presented by Haley Malouf & John Radu | TIGI

  • 11:00a
    Track IV: Owner/Manager & Stylist/Manager Breakouts
    11:00a - 12:30a

    CLASSES FOR OWNERS & MANAGERS

    Establish the Work Team and Culture You Deserve to Live a #FantasticLife
    The Internal Culture of the Next-Gen Workforce

    The FS brand is only as strong as your internal culture. 83% of managers are Millennials, and this group already accounts for the largest generation of employees, surpassing both Boomers and Gen X. Jeff will lead a provocative presentation showcasing new employee engagement frameworks, taking the audience through a “mapping exercise” to help evolve today’s salon cultures for tomorrow’s salon demands. Discover how Millennial and Gen Z employees approach collaboration, flexibility, and purpose, and have completely reinvented the values and environment of the modern workplace. Jeff will
    provide actionable insights to help Fantastic Sams understand how deeply this next-gen workforce will impact the future, concerning how our brand will conduct business, both internally and externally.

    Presented by Jeff Fromm | FutureCast

    Dan Sullivan, Sullivision
    The Future of the Beauty Industry
    Insights from the Professional Beauty Association

    According to the Bureau of LaborStatistics, “Employment of barbers, hairstylists, and cosmetologists is projected to grow 13 percent from 2016 to 2026, faster than the average for all occupations. Population growth will lead to greater demand for hair care services.” As opportunities for employment growth continue, our engagement with elected officials must also expand to educate and influence future changes at the local, state, and federal levels of government. Join me for a conversation about the importance of advocacy and a snapshot of a few changes that occurred in 2018.

    Presented by Myra Reddy | Professional Beauty Association

    Stephanie Melvin, Paul MitchellBarb Toberman, Paul Mitchell
    Build a Beauty School Relationship
    Catch A Rising Star
    Connecting with Today's Beauty School Graduates

    As quickly as trends change, so does our industry, our industry professionals and our cosmetology school students.  Please join Stephanie Melvin, National Director of Admissions for Paul Mitchell Schools, and Barb Toberman, Director of School Marketing for John Paul Mitchell Systems, to learn more about how to communicate and connect with the next generation of industry professionals, to take your recruitment strategy and ultimately, your salon, to the next level of success.    During this breakout session, you will experience a behind-the-scenes view of current technical and professional development education trends currently shaping today’s cosmetology school graduate.  You will also learn pro tips to connecting with your local cosmetology schools and how to successfully employ, and retain, their graduates.

    Presented by Stephanie Melvin & Barb Toberman | Paul Mitchell Systems

    Charles LaneCharles LaneCharles Lane
    Using Marketing to Recruit

    Details TBA soon

    Presented by Margaret Davidson, Tiffany Templeton and Brandon Wolf | Asher Agency

    CLASSES FOR STYLISTS & MANAGERS

    Jen Planck
    Game Changers
    The Beauty and the Breakthroughts

    Join Jen Planck as she identifies and equips you with the behaviors and tools of championship salon teams and high performance players of today's professional beauty game. This experience is jammed packed full of breakthrough moments that change lives and bottom lines!!!

    Presented by Jen Planck | TIGI

    Haley MaloufJohn Radu
    TIGI - Copyright Your Style

    Get inspired with six new looks from the TIGI Copyright Collection. Cut, colour and style is of equal importance in these customizable looks, developed to drive your artistry and meet each client’s individual hair goals.  You will learn:

    * The Artistry of Customization using the Creative Consultation Tool
    * Customized colouring techniques from free-handing paining to pivoting foils
    * Personalized cutting techniques from a diffused bob to a transient inversion

    Presented by Haley Malouf & John Radu | TIGI 

  • 12:30p
    General Session | Lunch | Hair Show
    12:30p - 3:00p

    Lunch and General Session Announcements

    Heather Wightman, Qnity
    Keynote Speaker and Demo
    Anthony Mascolo - Founder of TIGI
    Renee Valerie
    TIGI HAIR SHOW
    Not to be missed!
  • 3:00p
    Free Time
    3:00p - 5:15p

    Relax, enjoy yourself and get ready for our final night Awards Reception, Dinner and Dance!

  • 5:15p
    Artistic Styling Awards Evening Celebration
    5:15p - TBD

    ASA Awards Reception

    5:15p - 6:15p

    ASA Awards Dinner

    6:15p

    Dancing with Live Band, Soul School

  • Hotel
    Secure Your Hotel Room before August 30, 2018
    BOOK EARLY at Red Rock Casino, Resort & Spa

    We are being offered a discounted hotel room rate of $185 per night for a Deluxe Room through 11:59pm on August 30, 2018. This rate is valid for stays from September 28 - October 3, 2018 on a space available basis. First-come, first-served. Any reservations made after that will no longer receive our discounted rate, so be sure to reserve your room today!  Visit our HOTEL PAGE for details about the hotel.

    Oversized deluxe guest rooms are 515 sq ft done in a modern contemporary decor, with views of the Las Vegas Strip or the Red Rock Mountains.  Amenities include Calcutta marble bathrooms with deep soaking tub and 15-inch LCD TV, separate shower, lighted makeup mirror, dual sinks and terry robes.

    Click HERE if you are ready to book your room at Red Rock Resort today through the secure online portal for our special Fantastic Sam’s Franchise Corporation group rate.

  • Area
    Entertainment & Las Vegas Attractions

    Las Vegas is full of exciting stuff to do! Whether you want to check out traditional tourist attractions, or would rather go for a hike, there's so many things to see and do in Sin City that you're sure to remain entertained, no matter how long you stay!
    The Red Rock Resort website has all the details. Take a look.

    Las Vegas Attractions
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Learn From and Be Inspired By the Best!

Winn Claybaugh

Winn Claybaugh

Paul Mitchell Schools

Opening General Session - Sunday, September 30 

Winn Claybaugh is the author of Be Nice (Or Else!) and “one of the best motivational speakers in the country,” according to CNN’s Larry King. A national speaker for major corporations and a business owner for more than 30 years with over 16,000 people in his organization, Winn is the founder, co-owner, and dean of Paul Mitchell Schools. Under his leadership and in keeping with their unique culture of giving back and building self-esteem, Winn and the Paul Mitchell Schools have raised over $18.2 million for multiple charitable organizations. In 2004, Winn became the youngest person ever named to the North American Hairstyling Awards (NAHA) Hall of Leaders. Winn was named Humanitarian of the Year by Friendly House in 2013 and he received the Thirst Project’s Vision Award in 2015. In 2016, American Salon named him one of the five top “Industry Leaders Who Helped Revolutionize Education.” Most recently, in 2017 Winn received the Ellis Island Medal of Honor.

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Patrick McIvor

Patrick McIvor

Salon Owner & Speaker

General Session #2 - Monday, October 1 | "The Power of Touch"

Patrick McIvor has been referred to as a “Tech Titan” and “The Social Media Mentor” by Salon Today; On Paper highlighted him in “Social Climbing – How to Make the Most of Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest and more;” Estetica called him, “…perhaps the best known media whiz” and Modern Salon, BTC, Launchpad and countless other media outlets feature his social media tips and tricks to help salons “Take Back Their Social Networks.” 
As one of the most respected colorists in the industry, McIvor was the founding Color Director for Rodney Cutler and Nick Arrojo at Arrojo Cutler Salon on 57th Street in NYC. McIvor has over 29 years of professional experience as Color Director, International Haircolor Educator, Salon Owner, National Technical Training Manager and Artistic Director for companies such as Goldwell, Wella, Clairol, Logics, Matrix, Product Club and Redken 5th Avenue NYC. He has written monthly blogs for ModernSalon.com, TheColoristMag.com, IndustrieOnLine.com and LehighValleyStyle.com . McIvor is also featured in the book “50 Hairstylists”, is an Intercoiffure Specialty member, was named one of the best colorists in the USA by Allure Magazine, has spread an idea about the “Beauty of Touch” as a TEDx Speaker and helped others spread their ideas as a TEDx Coach.   
The owner of 101 E. Center Salon, Patrick cares for his guests creating his signature beautiful, sexy, believable hair in an intimate studio environment and educates other salon professionals at his 101 Center Education / Creative Space.

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Robert Crommeans

Robert Crommeans

Robert Crommeans Salons

General Session #3 - Monday, October 1 | "Creating Culture"

Hairdresser, salon owner, platform artist and industry legend, John Paul Mitchell Systems® Global Artistic & Business Director Robert Cromeans inspires hairdressers around the globe with his charming wit, innovative artistry and proven business strategies. Few have achieved such international acclaim; fewer still have worked so hard to share the keys to success with others. Robert is the proud owner of A Robert Cromeans Salons and Walkin Salons by Robert Cromeans in San Diego, Tulsa, Oklahoma City and Las Vegas.

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Winn Claybaugh

Jen Planck

Master Stylist

General Session #4 - Tuesday, October 2
Breakout Session - Tuesday, October 2 - "Game Changers"

As a master stylist, speaker and innovator, Jen has inspired beauty professionals through her passionate message of mentoring one another for the greater good. Her message has touched the lives of so many, extended through her audiences of the last 25 years: a rare talent that transcends the industry. Jen has climbed the ladder of beauty industry by successfully achieving the goals of hyper demanded stylist, artistic director, platform artist and salon owner.  Her earned stature as industry leader has evolved the message to the most basic foundations; we are all equal and the more you help others, the more you receive in return.

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Anthony Mascolo

Anthony Mascolo

TIGI International Artistic Director & Founder

General Session #5 - Tuesday, October 2

Anthony Mascolo founded the TIGI International Creative Team in 2003. Revered for his hairdressing excellence, Anthony is an icon to generations of hairdressers. Constantly pushing boundaries and striving to elevate his conceptual ideas to an ever-higher level, Anthony believes on-going training leads to progression and success. His philosophy is to constantly share knowledge and inspire others. This is achieved by making his latest work available through TIGI Education.

Teamwork has been important to Anthony throughout his career. He nurtures, grows and encourages those working with him, allowing them to elevate their own skills. With this support the TIGI International Creative Team has a strong bond, loyalty and shared vision.

Leading the creation of TIGI image collections, Anthony’s creativity is seen through his hairdressing and photography. He also leads TIGI global shows, working closely with his wife, Pat Mascolo.

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Educational Course Titles and Descriptions

  • Education

    Classes for Owners & Managers

    Seven courses offered. Multiple sessions.
    CLICK TO EXPAND - Complete Course Descriptions and Sessions
    Jeff Fromm
    Establish the Work Team and Culture You Deserve to Live a #FantasticLife
    Engaging the Next-Gen Workforce

    The FS brand is only as strong as your internal culture. 83% of managers are Millennials, and this group already accounts for the largest generation of employees, surpassing both Boomers and Gen X. Jeff will lead a provocative presentation showcasing new employee engagement frameworks, taking the audience through a “mapping exercise” to help evolve today’s salon cultures for tomorrow’s salon demands. Discover how Millennial and Gen Z employees approach collaboration, flexibility, and purpose, and have completely reinvented the values and environment of the modern workplace. Jeff will provide actionable insights to help Fantastic Sams understand how deeply this next-gen workforce will impact the future, concerning how our brand will conduct business, both internally and externally.

    Presented by Jeff Fromm, FutureCast
    2 Sessions | Offered Tuesday @ 9:00am and Tuesday @ 11:00am

    Jenny Bayer | CosmoProf
    Think Like a Buyer

    Description coming soon

    Presented by CosmoProf | Jenny Bayer
    1 Session | Offered Tuesday @ 9:00am 

    Copyright Your Revenue

    Get motivated with styling demonstration and increase salon retail sales by understanding the features, benefits and usage of Copyright Care products.

    *Features and Benefits of the Copyright Care Products
    *Customize Copyright Care Treatment and Services
    *Potential Revenue with Copyright Care

    Presented by TIGI | AK Mack
    1 Session | Offered Tuesday @ 9:00am 

    Fantastic Sams Multi-Unit Owner's Panel

    Description coming soon

    1 Session | Offered Tuesday @ 9:00am 

    DIY Social, Digital & Traditional Media
    A Working Workshop

    Bring your laptops for a hands-on interactive workshop where you'll get stuff done! 

    Presented by Mindstream Media | Chuck Goetschel
    1 Session | Offered Tuesday @ 9:00am

    The Future of the Beauty Industry

    Description coming soon

    Presented by Myra Ready | Professional Beauty Association
    1 Session | Offered Tuesday @ 11:00am

    Margaret DavidsonTiffany TempletonBrandon Wolf
    Using Marketing to Recruit

    Description coming soon

    Presented by Asher Agency | Margaret Davidson, Tiffany Templeton and Brandon Wolf
    1 Session | Offered Tuesday @ 11:00am

  • Education

    Classes for Stylists & Managers

    Ten courses offered. Multiple sessions.
    CLICK TO EXPAND - Complete Course Descriptions and Sessions
    TIGI Copyright 101
    Introduction to TIGI Copyright Colour

    This highly requested class provides an inside introduction to TIGI Copyright Colour. Get to know how versatile the colour product portfolio is with a hands-on experience, allowing you to work smarter, not harder. Attend this session to enhance your colour knowledge and immerse yourself with TIGI Copyright Color.

    Presented by TIGI | Kim Jordan
    1 Session | Offered Monday @ 8:00am

    TIGI Perfect Intermixing
    Learn Perfect Intermixing to Achieve Unlimited Possibilities

    Discover how to create an infinite number of shades from fundamental to the most creative results, enabling you to maximize artistry. Create shades that can be used alone or intermixed, even between permanent and demi-permanent shades to create iridescent, high shine, soft permanent results.

    Presented by TIGI | Rusty Phillips & Kim Jordan (10:00am session only)
    2 Sessions | Offered Monday @ 8:00am and Monday at 10:00am

    Custom Coverage
    Take Control of Aging Hair!

    AGE DENIED by TIGI copyright©olour is a new range of 14 rejuvenating permanent haircolour shades designed to provide up to 100% coverage on over 50% non-pigmented hair. Designed with a 1:1 mixing ratio and pre-blended with the corresponding natural level. AGE DENIED provides convenient, no-fuss, multi-dimensional coverage with skin flattering
    results. An optimized, cream-gel consistency helps ensure spread ability and saturation. Learn the steps to achieve optimum results while combating the complexities of ageing hair.

    Presented by TIGI | Wendy Vail
    1 Session | Offered Monday @ 10:00am

    Editorial Finishing and Styling
    Work With Industry Expert on Editorial and Session Demonstration

    Rocky Vitelli will take you through the creative process from start to finish Learn techniques to refine your skills behind the chair and during competition. With more than 25 years of experience, Rocky is known as a trailblazer for innovation in the professional beauty industry and has toured the world over. Inspired by fashion, he is driven by the philosophy that hair has a direct influence on the success of an overall look. Vitelli is known for creating haute couture looks onstage that can be easily translated into edgy off-the-runway styles. As a Farouk Systems Global Artist and international educator, Vitelli produces progressive haircuts often used in editorial and in trend collections. Some of his accomplishments include being four-time Canadian Hairstylist of the Year and styling for numerous high-profile events like New York and Toronto Fashion Week as well as the Miss USA and Miss Universe pageants.

    Presented by Farouk | Rocky Vitelli, Farouk Systems Global Board Artist
    1 Session | Offered Monday @ 8:00am

    The Art of Dressing Hair
    Work With Industry Expert on Editorial and Session Demonstration

    Learn and develop the creative skill of styling, dressing and finishing hair. You will learn how to identify the capability of your client's hair, which will allow you to choose from a range of products, tools and equipment to complete the look.

    Presented by Farouk | Rocky Vitelli, Farouk Systems Global Board Artist
    1 Session | Offered Monday @ 10:00am

    Confidence with Clippers
    Men's Grooming

    This class is recommended for any level of stylist or barber to gain knowledge of best practices in fading, tapering, blending, and clipper over comb, to create clean edges and outlines.

    Presented by BSG | Sofie Pok, aka Sofie the Barber
    2 Sessions | Offered Monday @ 8:00am and Monday @ 10:00am

    Become a Social Media Superstar
    Build Your Brand

    Social media is a great way to engage with your current and potential customers, spread more awareness about your services, and create brand loyalty among customers by reinforcing what makes Fantastic Sams unique.

    Presented by Pulp Riot
    1 Session | Offered Monday @  10:00am

    Understanding Your Canvas

    Learn how Smoothing and Refinishing Treatments can be incorporated to maximize your guest’s cut, shape and style. Not only a unique and original perspective on hair cutting but how to create a cleaner more precise look by addressing every guest’s texture. 

    Presented by Peter Coppola
    1 Session | Offered Monday @ 8:00am

    Introduction to Pivot Point

    Learn about the new Fantastic Sams Haircutting platform and Learning Management System.

    Presented by Pivot Point
    1 Session | Offered Monday @ 8:00am

    Industry Expert Panel
    Look-n-Learn From Today's Leading Industry Influencers

    Come and meet leading industry influencers up close and personal. Find out what drove them to success in the industry. Watch them live while demonstrating some of the top trends and techniques in coloring, haircutting, styling and finishing.

    1 Session | Offered Tuesday from 8:00am to 11:00am

    TIGI: Copyright Your Style

    Get inspired with these six new looks from the TIGI Copyright Collection. Cut, colour and style is of equal importance in these customizable looks, developed to drive your artistry and meet each client’s individual hair goals.  You will learn:

    * The Artistry of Customization using the Creative Consultation Tool
    * Customized colouring techniques from free-handing painting to pivoting foils
    * Personalized cutting techniques from a diffused bob to a transient inversion

    Presented by TIGI 
    2 Sessions | Offered Tuesday @ 9:00am and Tuesday @ 11:00am

    Game Changers
    The Beauty and the Breakthroughts

    Join Jen Planck as she identifies and equips you with the behaviors and tools of championship salon teams and high performance players of today's professional beauty game. This experience is jammed packed full of breakthrough moments that change lives and bottom lines!!!

    Presented by TIGI | Jen Planck
    1 Session | Offered Tuesday @ 11:00am

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Las Vegas, Nevada
Red Rock Resort
Sept 30 - Oct 2, 2018
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