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Face & Body Northern California: A Worthwhile Investment

Contact Author Sandy Chapin May 2010 issue of Skin Inc. magazine

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Think ahead to next year ... how do you envision your career and your spa? Are you confident that you will have the ideas, techniques and business solutions you need to compete in tomorrow’s marketplace? Some businesses and some professionals will thrive no matter the circumstances. Are you one of them?

As you decide whether to attend Face & Body® Northern California, which takes place July 17–19, 2010, at the San Jose McEnery Convention Center in San Jose, California, keep this in mind. The high-performance benefits for those who attend are so powerful that Face & Body is one of the most cost-effective investments in career improvement a spa professional can make.

A profitable investment

Face & Body offers a wide variety of education topics, including product-neutral education during the Advanced Education Conference Program on Saturday, July 17, sponsored by Skin Inc. magazine, Supplier Classes on Sunday, July 18 and Monday, July 19, plus the brand new Medical Esthetics Summit on Monday, July 19, sponsored by Merge magazine and True University Esthetics. At the same time, the Expo attracts the top product and services suppliers. You’ll have first-hand opportunities to visit with vendors, and shop, compare and get the best deals. And there are plenty of networking opportunities that allow you to share ideas with—and get inspiration from—your peers. This unbeatable package makes Face & Body a top event within the spa industry.

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Face & Body is jam-packed with take-home ideas, and it is the best venue to make valuable contacts with your peers and suppliers. You will save time and money far beyond the cost to attend if you are willing to make the initial investment.

Lasting results

Face & Body will inspire you, and help you re-think, re-direct and improve your spa business. The results that your spa will gain following the event may not necessarily happen overnight, but, in time, you will begin to reap the benefits.

Within one week:

  • Apply ideas, techniques and strategies garnered from your attendance to your spa operation.


  • Hold a staff meeting to share your ideas, gain support, set new goals and develop an action plan based on the inspiration you gained from Face & Body.


Within one month:

  • Implement several ideas based on what you learned from the show.


  • Develop training programs for your staff.


  • Monitor and adjust your plans as necessary.

Within three months:

  • Enjoy proven successes, and fine-tune certain ideas to meet your specifications.


  • Feel confident about improvements and possibly decide on more advanced moves.


Within six months:

  • Pinpoint conclusive measurements for long-range projections.


  • Calculate the amount of time and money your spa saved, and how much its worth has increased.


Register today!

Start your investment today by registering for the upcoming Face & Body Spa & Healthy Aging Conference and Expo.



Event Schedule

Use this detailed show schedule to assist in planning out your experience. For more information, log on to

Saturday, July 17, 2010

9–11:30 am: Spa Tour

11:45 am–1 pm: Networking Luncheon

1:30–5 pm: Advanced Education Conference Program

5:30–8:30 pm: Evening Networking Event

Sunday, July 18, 2010

9–10:30 am; 1–2:30 pm; 3–4:30 pm: Supplier Classes

11 am–6 pm: Expo Hall

Monday, July 19, 2010

9 am–2 pm: Medical Esthetics Summit and Luncheon

10:30 am–Noon; 1:30–3 pm: Supplier Classes

10 am–4 pm: Expo Hall

How to Get Approval to Attend

Need approval from your boss to attend Face & Body? It’s easy; just follow these steps.

  • Be the first to put your request in writing.


  • Use specific facts to explain how your attendance will help you perform better, produce more and make the spa more profitable.


  • Point out what educational programs and topics will help you find solutions to your specific needs. This information can be found on


  • Describe how you can shop the entire marketplace at the Expo, and how you can compare suppliers, learn techniques first-hand and negotiate the best deals.

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