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8 Things You Need to Know About Hair Expo 2015

With Salon Melbourne in the books, we can’t help but start counting down to the main event – Hair Expo 2015. Taking place from the 6th to the 8th of June, Hair Expo is now under three months away, and with early bird tickets coming to a close, we thought we’d start the hype by sharing some of the most enticing features of this year’s show.

Hair Expo - Generation Next Gala Redken 2

Redken at the Hair Expo’s GenNext Gala

So, without further ado, here are 8 things you need to know about Hair Expo 2015.

1. International Celebs

International celebrity appearances are well on the cards, with US stylist, author, salon owner and TV personality Tabatha Coffey delivering two must-see seminars. British Hairdresser of the Year Akin Konizi will be offering two creative sessions and incomparable UK talent Errol Douglas is also joining the lineup. New Zealand greats Mana Dave and Sarah Allsop will host a unique creative class, too.


Tabatha Coffey, Renya Xydis, Akin Konizi and Errol Douglas

2. Big-name Aussie Stylists

Australia’s very own leading stylists will also be front and centre, with names like Renya Xydis, Joey Scandizzo, Frank Apostolopoulos, Dmitri Papas and Damien Rinaldo sharing their editorial and styling secrets.

3. Live Cutting Competition

This year will bring out your competitive spirit, with a Live Cutting Competition to take place on the expo floor, for stylists of all levels.

4. Collections

There will be collections aplenty on the agenda, with TONI&GUY showcasing their Lexicon Collection and the latest Schwarzkopf Professional Essential Looks Collection presented by the brand’s International Colour Expert Ambassador, Lesley Jennison.

5. Business Insight

Business will once again be a focus, with numerous business seminars certain to motivate you and help to grow your salon. Motivational speaker, Julie Piantadosi, social media expert, Heather Porter, leading educator, Tracey Hughes and the Australian Hairdressing Council (AHC) are all on the agenda.

6. Special Ticketing Prices

Early Bird tickets for Value Packages end March 10th (that’s TODAY) – these include VIP, GenNext and GenNext Apprentice packages, which offer passes to various events and seminars at special prices. Early Bird specials for all other tickets end March 31st, while Full Price tickets close on the 5th of June. For more information on ticketing visit

Hair Expo - Antoinette Beenders

7. Celebrating Sharon Blain

Sharon Blain’s 50th year in the industry will go off with a bang – a master class session and 50 Year Salute party on the Saturday night of expo will both honour her illustrious career and continue to share her wealth of knowledge.

8. Hair Expo Awards

The 2015 Schwarzkopf Professional Hair Expo Awards will celebrate their 30th year, and a host of new changes head what should be a particularly big year for the highly anticipated gala.

1. Hair Expo 2013 - Schwarzkopf Professional

Schwarzkopf Professional Hair Expo Awards 2013

We’re three months out and there is already so much to look forward to. What are you most excited about at Hair Expo 2015?

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