In exciting news for the hair community, tickets to Hair Festival, the hairdressing industry event of the year, have been made available from February 11 for free via online registration. Free tickets giving access to the MarketPlace will be available exclusively to members of the hairdressing industry via First release ticket pricing will also be available for the education sessions from now. Tickets to the networking events will be available shortly.

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The highly-anticipated event takes place over the Queen’s Birthday long weekend from June 13 to 14 at Sydney’s iconic Carriageworks venue and promises to be a weekend for and by the hair industry.

Registrations are available as of February 11 for first release tickets. The dynamic marketplace of bold industry innovations and must-have products is free to enter with this registration. In the education rooms, Real Talk education sessions start at $55 per session, with different options available across the two days and multitude of speakers to suit any education needs.

Speaker names include celebrated educator Phill Nosworthy, social media expert James Fitzgerald and motivating industry leader Terry Hawkins, with many more to be announced. The event is supported by the Australian Hair Industry Awards (Creative), presented by Mocha Publishing, which take place on the night of June 14. It also partners with The Australian Hairdressing Council (AHC) and their Schmoozefest event, as well as environmental leaders Sustainable Salons. Networking events and hair competitions complete the agenda for the weekend’s festivities.

Hair Festival can be followed on social, media at @hair_festival on Instagram and HairFestivalAustralia on Facebook, where consistent news and announcements, as well as community competitions for luxury prizes, are already updating. Additional speakers, Hair Festival events and brand partnerships will continue to be announced in the coming weeks.

The event offers attendees the opportunity to shop, learn, compete and connect during one dedicated weekend that has always belonged to the hairdressing industry. From 2021, this legacy will be maintained with modern, relevant activities and opportunities that will unite, propel and inspire the hair industry forward.

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