The energy in the hair industry right now is something that was unimaginable through large parts of the last two years – flights being booked, accommodation being researched and cross-state conversations ending with “I’ll see you in June”. Hair Festival 2022 is fast approaching, taking place over the Queen’s Birthday long weekend (that’s June 12 and 13), and it’s a wonderful opportunity to reconnect after way too long for an entire weekend dedicated to the hair salon industry.

Taking place at Carrriageworks, Sydney, this weekend will be filled with elements that make this event the true and titular Festival the salon community deserves after all this time. With that in mind, let’s look at four reasons we’ll all be meeting up at Hair Festival 2022.

To Shop

Let’s be honest, as the hair and beauty obsessed, one of the hardest things about lockdowns and restrictions has been being kept from the innovations that propel our industry forward. The dedicated Hair Fesitval MarketPlace is free to register for and is a full two-day exhibition space filled with leading brands across hair tools and products, education, technology and business and so much more. You’ll be like a kid in a candy store traipsing through the many dynamic launches that define the future of the salon sphere. Check out the brands here.

To Learn

Education is at the forefront of a hair industry that always prioritises growth. At Hair Festival, two important education pillars define the event. First the Real Talk Business Forum will offer curated speakers and panels essential for salon owners and managers to elevate their business offering. Next, the Festival Education Sessions program offers diverse education as delivered by inspirational brands and educators, with something of hairdressers at every type and level, and with tickets available in single sessions or all day.

To Compete

Our competitive spirits have been dampened for too long with platform cancellations through the last couple of years. At Hair Festival you can show off your editorial, men’s hair or team skills to win, so click in to see the rules and prizes and good luck!

To Connect

Coming back together to celebrate everything hair is a major part of Hair Festival, and there is so much opportunity to connect over the two days. The MarketPlace offers three central hubs (Festival, Barber and Business) to unwind and catch up. Significantly, in a pinnacle offsite event, the Festival Wonderland on Sunday offers drinks, live music and complete celebrations. The party we’ve all been looking forward to after too long away is here and officially unmissable so get in quick!

There’s so many reasons that Hair Festival is the place to be this June. Get your tickets now and we’ll see you there!

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