The WireSeptember 1, 2007 By: American Salon Staff American Salon
P&G Beauty, parent company of Wella, Sebastian and Graham Webb, just announced that it will be back at IBS New York in April. "For the first time in six or seven years, we'll be exhibiting on the trade show floor, and we are very excited about our return to New York City because of our direct distribution there and our ability to reach new salons in the Tri-State area," says John Moroney, senior vice president and creative director, P&G Beauty.
A TASTE Of THINGS TO COME: Future Vision '07 featured performances by Sonya and Christopher dove, Nick Arrojo, members of the Sebastian Artistic Team and the Vidal Sassoon Creative Team. Expect more of the same in 2008 when one of the beauty industry's premier events rocks the Big Apple.
The company is also bringing Future Vision '08 to IBS New York with a gala event on Sunday evening featuring Nick Arrojo, Sonya and Christopher Dove, members of the Sebastian Artistic Team and the Vidal Sassoon Creative Team. "This is one of the premier events in the beauty industry," says Moroney.
The event, which encompasses all aspects of beauty, fashion, music and art, will showcase trends and techniques in color, cutting and styling, while offering a new perspective on the art of hair. Meanwhile, a VIP reception will afford top salon owners the chance to network with other stylists and salon owners.
"I am delighted that P&G Beauty has decided to partner with IBS New York and am very excited that they'll be bringing Future Vision '08 to our show," says Dana Lupton, group show director, IBS New York.
Mark your calendars now and don't miss this extraordinary event. IBS New York will be held at the Jacob Javits Convention Center April 27–29. Visit ibsnewyork.com for more information.
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