Barbershop owners are invited to participate in Barber Connect, part of the annual Salon International Expo, which runs on 3 & 4 September at Gallagher Convention Centre in Midrand.
The programme for Barber Connect includes presentations on topics pertinent to the successful running of barbershops.
These include the all-important issue of financing your barbershop, as well as how to create a barbershop aesthetic.
Nthabiseng Tsotetsi of Sorbet Man will present on the current treatment trends.
Those interested in upping their beard game will be interested to attend the presentation by Educated Beards.
Sheldon Tatchell, founder of the Legends Barbershop franchise, will focus on mentoring skills.
A representative from Wahl will talk about training skills.
An interesting option to upgrading your treatment menu is to add luxury skincare, as Jared Hines of the award-winning Hines & Harley Men’s Grooming Lounge will explain in his session.
Live Hair Stage
Salon International includes an exciting Live Hair Stage with many events planned.
Legendary ‘Generations’ actress Connie Ferguson of Koni Brands is planning a big reveal.
Also on the Live Hair Stage, Wahl will showcase the Wahl 2023 Spring Collection. Native Child will introduce six newly launched products and how to use them effectively.
ORS presents the new ORS Olive Oil Salon Professional Kit and HairCair Distributors will do a live demo.
The Spring Collection will see Twincare International invite 15 influential hairdressers in the industry and ask them to each present two models representing their outlook for Spring 2023 hair fashion. These models will be presented in conjunction with a top fashion designer.
Biosense will present to visitors the Junior Stylist of The Year, an event aimed at promoting up-and-coming hair dressing talent.
Paul Mitchell’s International Seminar promises to be one of the most exciting in the hair industry. This event will feature international guest artists who will showcase the latest trends in cut, colour and styling, all while highlighting the newest product launches from Paul Mitchell. Attendees can expect a dazzling display of creativity and innovation as the guest artists bring their unique perspectives and expertise to the stage.
Babyliss will present a Barbering Seminar that will demonstrate the latest barbering techniques. This event is positioned as a must for up-and-coming barbers.
The Barbering Competition aims to identify the South African Barber of The Year and is sure to attract great interest and participation from professional barbers.
In addition to all the events taking place on the Live Hair Stage, Salon International will also showcase leading suppliers to the hair industry who will have their latest product releases on display.
Salon International runs alongside its sister event, the Professional Beauty Johannesburg Expo.
To pre-register for Salon Africa and to avoid having to pay an entrance fee of R350 on the day click here