The Western Buying Conference took place Jan. 19-20 at Bally's Hotel & Convention Center in Las Vegas. The show offered beauty retailers, beauty distributors and others throughout the United States more than 200 exhibitors with beauty products and special deals.
The WBC celebrated its 30th anniversary this year. The "Party Bash" included dinner, drinks, a band and a toast by manufacturers rep principals Peter Mazziliano, Marc Spilo and Harlan Kirschner (pictured, from the left).
Ticket and education registration for the the Professional Beauty Association's 2015 International Salon and Spa Expo in Long Beach are now open. The West Coast beauty event is slated for Jan. 24-26 at the Long Beach Convention Center.
Olivia Garden, which offers professional-quality hairbrushes, chic salon apparel and hair-related accessories to salon professionals and consumers, celebrated its recent move to a new headquarters—a new, state-of-the-art facility in Antioch, California–Oct. 10.
Company employees, the Olivia Garden family and extended family and friends were in attendance, including Beauty Store Business executive editor Marc Birenbaum. Light refreshments and champagne were served, and facility tours were provided.
The Professional Beauty Association will be guiding new exhibitors on how to have a stress-free, productive exhibiting experience during its webinar, "New Exhibitors: Expectations & Execution," Sept. 18 at noon EDT.
The 45-minute complimentary Webinar will: