Professional Beauty Association  

Scottsdale,  AZ 
United States
https://www.probeauty.org
  • Booth: 15035

The Professional Beauty Association (PBA) is the largest and most inclusive trade organization representing the entire beauty industry. PBA exists to elevate, unite and serve the beauty industry and the professionals who improve people’s lives and is the only national organization to represent the entire beauty industry. Our members include manufacturers, distributors, salons, spas, schools, independent practitioners, students and industry suppliers. PBA is dedicated to advocating and fighting for the rights of beauty industry, enhancing professionalism, and committed to the long-term success of the stylist and the businesses that employ and support them. For more information on membership levels and dues please visit: www.probeauty.org/join.

Brands: ISSE Long Beach, North American Hairstyling Awards (NAHA), Cosmoprof North America, PBA Distributor Conference, PBA Executive Summit, PBA Foundation, Beacon


 Show Specials

  • (Jul 16, 2019)

    Please join us at the PBA Booth #15035 to learn about a PBA Business Membership and the great benefits it can provide throughout the year! Look forward to benefits like: 

    - Event discounts

    - Business Blueprints

    - Insurance Marketplace

    ....and so much more! 


 Press Releases

  • Kathy Ireland® Announced As Keynote Speaker for The Professional Beauty Association’s Cosmoprof 2019 Business Forum

    (Scottsdale, AZ – Date XX) – The Professional Beauty Association (PBA) is proud to announce supermodel-turned-super mogul Kathy Ireland® is Keynote Speaker at its marquee motivational and networking event at the leading annual B2B beauty event, Cosmoprof North America, hosted July 28-30, 2019 at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center in Las Vegas.

    Cosmoprof is the only all-encompassing, award-winning, B2B beauty event in North America. This three-day event takes place under one roof with over 1,400 exhibitors from 45 countries along with over 40,000 attendees to discover unique brand launches, product innovations, new channels for distribution, packaging and manufacturing.

    Cosmoprof attendees have the unique opportunity to attend PBA’s annual Business Forum, which provides an overview of the key trends affecting the beauty industry and caters to manufacturers and distributors across the world.

    This year’s keynote speaker is Kathy Ireland, Chair, CEO and Chief Designer of kathy ireland® Worldwide (kiWW®), listed as one of the most powerful brands in the world by License Global magazine, which also lists Kathy as one of the 19 most influential women in licensing. Kathy will share her successes in disruptive entrepreneurship and the powerful lessons she has learned along the way, as well as insights into customer behavior to help strengthen and grow your business.

    Additionally, PBA Executive Director, Steve Sleeper, will provide an update on PBA’s strategic roadmap and key initiatives. “The Business Forum is a premier experience for beauty professionals who want to achieve the next level of success for their business, and in turn, the entire beauty industry. We are therefore honored to announce Kathy Ireland as this year’s Keynote Speaker. Kathy’s success story is legendary – starting a company with a line of socks in 1993 using a $50,000 bank loan, to becoming one of world’s leading branding and business marketing firms with billions of dollars in annual sales.  Her success is   remarkable and inspirational to the hundreds of the top beauty professionals from around the world who are attending our event” he shares.

    The Business Forum will take place Sunday, July 28th, 2019 from 7:30AM – 9:45AM with a complimentary breakfast for guests. For more information on Cosmoprof North America and to register for the PBA Business Forum, visit probeauty.org/cpna.

    ABOUT PROFESSIONAL BEAUTY ASSOCIATION The Professional Beauty Association (PBA) is the largest and most inclusive trade organization representing the entire beauty industry. PBA exists to elevate, unite and serve the beauty industry and the professionals who improve people’s lives and is the only national organization to represent the entire beauty industry. Our members include manufacturers, distributors, salons, spas, schools, independent practitioners, students and industry suppliers. PBA is dedicated to advocating and fighting for the rights of beauty industry, enhancing professionalism, and committed to the long-term success of the stylist and the businesses that employ and support them. For more information on membership levels and dues please visit: www.probeauty.org/join.

    ABOUT COSMOPROF NORTH AMERICA Cosmoprof North America (CPNA) is the award winning premier international B2B beauty trade show covering all facets of the industry under one roof and the largest event of its kind in the Americas. For more information, please visit www.cosmoprofnorthamerica.com.

  • Beauty’s Biggest Brands to Gather in Scottsdale for 6th Annual Executive Summit

    The Professional Beauty Association’s “Leading Through Human Connections” event connects over 300 thought leaders, executives and influencers.

    (Scottsdale, AZ – June 18, 2019) This November 20 – 21, 2019, the Professional Beauty Association (PBA) will host the 6th annual Executive Summit, where over 300 of the beauty industry’s thought leaders, top executives and influencers unite to explore the disruptive forces affecting business models and profitability.

    The Executive Summit features top industry speakers specializing in trend forecasting, technology and business strategy who will share their insights about today’s evolving business models. This year’s theme, Leading Through Human Connections, will explore best in class case studies and challenge conventional wisdom to understand how to manage disruption, leverage new technologies and create human relationships that drive innovation.

    “The Executive Summit is an essential platform for leaders to gather as a collective and compare valuable learnings that will continue to enhance and elevate the beauty industry. By providing the latest and most insightful business trends and data, and examining these effects on beauty, we continue to support the professionals who keep the industry ahead of change,” says PBA Executive Director Steve Sleeper.

    This year’s speaker lineup includes Kate Ancketill, founder and CEO of GDR Creative Intelligence; Mitch Joel, technology and innovation expert and best-selling author; Erica Keswin, best-selling author, speaker, and professional dot-connector; and Steve Sleeper, Executive Director of the Professional Beauty Association.

    Attendees of the 2018 Executive Summit included executive-level professionals representing some of the industry's most recognized brands: Bumble and bumble, Henkel, Kao USA, Inc., L'Oreal, Revlon, SalonCentric, Sport Clips, ULTA Beauty and more.

    To learn more about the Executive Summit and purchase tickets, visit probeauty.org/Execs. Press and media can request passes by contacting press@probeauty.org.

    Members of the Professional Beauty Association receive $300 off registration. To explore membership options, visit probeauty.org/join.

    About Professional Beauty Association The Professional Beauty Association (PBA) is the largest and most inclusive trade organization representing the entire beauty industry. PBA exists to elevate, unite and serve the beauty industry and the professionals who improve people’s lives and is the only national organization to represent the entire beauty industry. Our members include manufacturers, distributors, salons, spas, schools, independent practitioners, students and industry suppliers. PBA is dedicated to advocating and fighting for the rights of the beauty industry, enhancing professionalism, and committed to the long-term success of the stylist and the businesses that employ and support them. For more information on membership levels and dues please visit: www.probeauty.org/join
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