Gearing Up for Face & Body


Throughout its 16-year history, the Skin Inc. magazine show team has developed a top-notch, product-neutral Advanced Education Conference Program, various networking opportunities and a leading expo. But why stop there? Our goal continues to be to make Face & Body the foremost event in the industry. How do we do this? By listening to your needs. This year, we have restructured our event schedule so that it is more beneficial for you. Here is a preview of what you will find at this year’s show.

Pre-conference Workshops

These intense four-hour workshops will offer extensive information on cosmetic chemistry, makeup, Reiki and wound healing. Workshop topics and leaders include:

“The Anatomy of a Skin Care Product” with Peter T. Pugliese, MD, Circadia by Dr. Pugliese;

“Be the It Makeup Artist” with Noreen Young, Noreen Young Studios;

“Rainbow Reiki Workshop” with Linda Bertaut, Bertaut Beauty; and

“Insights Into Inflammation and Wound Healing” with Rebecca James Gadberry, YG Labōratories.

“Your Profitable Business Right Now II”—Partner Conference with Duroucher Enterprises

There are smart business practices that are universal in good times or otherwise. Learn proven team development, marketing and promotion plans that will take your business to a new level—one that can thrive even in a slowdown.

National Coalition of Estheticians, Manufacturers/Distributors & Association’s (NCEA) “National Certification Prep Class”—Partner Conference with NCEA

The path to becoming nationally certified begins with knowing if you meet the candidate requirements. Complete the application with supporting documents, and submit them for verification. Then prepare for and take the National Certification Exam. This entire program can be completed in as few as six to eight weeks.

Keynote and Coffee

Rhonda Britten, best-selling author, founder of the Fearless Living Institute and Emmy Award-winner for her life changing work on Starting Over, will help us kick off the Face & Body Advanced Education Conference Program on a motivational and inspirational note. Come and be inspired!

Advanced Education Conference Program

This year’s product-neutral educational program will feature two half-days of superior education that will help you do business better. We offer five industry-driven educational tracks, including: Business-building; Medical Spa; Esthetic Science; Trends; and Wellness/Sustainability.

Expo Hall

The Face & Body expo hall is better than ever, featuring more than 500 exhibits. You’ll have the opportunity to shop, compare and learn about industry trends. You’ll also be able to meet face-to-face with leading industry suppliers and ask them specific questions about their products and services.

Manufacturer Classes

Industry suppliers will present on their specific product lines and techniques, and conduct hands-on demonstrations in 44 separate Manufacturer Classes. What better way to learn about the prod-ucts than from the experts themselves?

Exhibitor Presentation Areas

Industry suppliers will give live presentations right on the show floor throughout the expo. Stop by and listen at your own convenience!

Networking Cocktail Reception

You are cordially invited to attend Face & Body’s cocktail reception on Sunday, August 17. The cocktail reception is a great place to meet and mingle with industry experts, suppliers and peers. Attend the reception and be a part of the Skin Inc. magazine 20-year celebration. PLUS, discover who is being named the Best of the Best for 2008 and enter for a chance to win an environmentally friendly car.

Come and join me this August 16–18 at Moscone North in San Francisco. To register, visit our Web site at Pack your business cards, and be prepared to network with industry suppliers and peers.

Until Next Time,

Melinda Taschetta-Millane

Editor in Chief

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