Salon International 2016 is set to wow the world of hairdressing with a host of exciting changes, including a stage dedicated to men’s hair, an intimate audience with some of the industry’s true icons and a bustling Business Bubble!
New for 2016
The HJ Men Stage will offer three days of exciting presentations from some of the world’s leading barbers and men’s stylists, reflecting the massive growth in men’s grooming; while in The Legends Lounge visitors will be able to see live interviews with some of hairdressing’s most enduring luminaries, whose stories are bound to enthral and inspire; the Business Bubble will offer informal sessions from the industry’s leading authorities, giving salon owners and managers valuable insights into how to improve their bottom line and grow their enterprises. All these new initiatives will be based in the main show, offering all visitors the ultimate in creative and business inspiration.
Also new for 2016 will be the Hair Health Village, a zone dedicated to hair and scalp care, with a range of relevant exhibitors and an education stage – the zone launches this year to complement The International Trichology Congress, which will be running alongside Salon International. With world-class inspiration and education a focal point for the event, the hugely popular Salon Live theatre will be moving to ExCeL’s ICC Auditorium, situated directly alongside the exhibition halls. This purpose-built arena will be where the industry’s leading educators will showcase their latest collections and trend predictions for the coming season. We will keep you posted as we confirm our timetable. Returning in 2016 will be the HJ Stage, once again playing host to hairdressings most creative talents; the British Hairdressing Awards Gallery, sponsored by Schwarzkopf Professional, offering the first view of this year’s finalist’s collections, and those from this year’s nominees for British Hairdresser of the Year; and a spectacular line-up of hairdressing talent will also be presenting on the Fellowship for British Hairdressing Stage. Salon International 2016 looks set to be a stellar event with exhibitors including Denman, Fudge, Sassoon Academy and Wahl joining the largest line-up of companies for many years.