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The Salon Owners Summit Roadshow Is Coming To Chicago!

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The Salon Owners Summit Roadshow Is Coming To Chicago

It’s official, and it’s huge! Known as one of the most prestigious and talked about events in the hair & beauty industry in Europe, the Salon Owners Summit will leave its home in Dublin this coming April to embark on its first roadshow… destination: Chicago! The objective? To bring salon owners and their teams together with the greatest minds in the world in business, customer service, marketing and management. And for this event, you do not need to be a Phorest Salon Software client; the experience is open to all!

To discuss the reasons behind the tour, the logistics and lineup, you’ll first hear from Sinead Carroll (PR & Events, Phorest Salon Software) and then, joining Killian, Zoe and Sinead on the show, you will be introduced to Jay Williams, one of the many speakers to join the Salon Owners Summit Roadshow Chicago’s lineup.

Listen to Episode 104 of the podcast, and subscribe to the Phorest FM here:

The Salon Owners Summit Roadshow, Chicago: Important Informations

Date: Monday, April 15, 2019

Time: Conference 9.30am – 5.30pm, Drinks & Networking Reception 5.30pm – 8.30pm

Location: The Dalcy, 302 N. Green Street Third Floor, Chicago, IL, 60607, United States

Announced Speakers

  • Scott Buchanan (Scott J. Aveda Salonspas)
  • Stephanie Jackson (Speaker – Entrepreneur – Collaborator, 16 years in the Beauty Biz, Lover of Inspirational Quotes)
  • Jay Williams (25 year veteran of the Salon Industry, Author, Educator and Keynote speaker)
  • Neil Ducoff (Founder & CEO of Strategies)
  • Marlo Boyle (Principal and Manager of Cultivate-You)
  • Heather Yurko (Creator of Neatbeat Salon & PIP University)
  • Ann Bray (The Educator’s Educator)

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For speaker bios and more information on the Chicago Salon Owners Summit Roadshow, visit the official website here!

Conference Agenda

9.00 – 10.00: Registration

10:00 – 10.10: Introduction & Welcome

10:10- 10.20: Marlo Boyle, 10 Minutes of Wellness

10:20-11:05: Scott Buchanan, “Rise Above Disruption and Exceed your Profit”

11:05-12:05: Stefanie Jackson, “The Future of Work”

12:05 – 12.15: Salon Owners Success Story, Paola Hinton

12.15 – 12.45: Phorest Session, “Take your marketing to the next level”

12:45 – 1:55: Lunch, in-house at ABA

1:55- 2.05: Marlo Boyle, “10 Minutes of Wellness”

2.05 – 3.05: Neil Ducoff, “Employee Based Salon Business Manifesto”

3.05 – 3.30: Ann Bray, “Always be a student! Passion and Inspiration is a journey!”

3.30 – 3:45: Coffee Break

3:45- 4.30: Jay Williams, “Trust is the New Currency”

4:30 – 5:15: Heather Yurko, “How To Hire The Right Team For Your Salon”

5.15 – 5.30: Closing Comments

5:30- 8:30: Cocktail Reception & Entertainment

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Tickets Are Now On Sale!

Don’t wait too long to secure your tickets to the Chicago Phorest Salon Owners Summit – they’re going fast! Please note that you do not need to be a Phorest client to attend this event; this experience is open to all.

Click here to purchase your tickets!

For info on the agenda, accommodation, speakers, and everything else surrounding the Chicago #SalonSummit Roadshow stop, keep an eye on! Got feedback? Let us know either in the comments below, email us at or tweet us @ThePhorestWord! (Pssst! We’re on Instagram too!)

Thanks for reading! #LetsGrow

Featured image shot on location of the Salon Owners Summit 2019, in Dublin. Photo by Alan Rowlette. © 2019 Phorest Salon Software.

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