The WireOctober 1, 2007 By: American Salon Staff American Salon
Philip Pelusi recently hosted a Philip Pelusi Leadership Summit, a two-day event held at the Philip Pelusi S.P.A.C.E. Design Center in Pittsburgh, PA. More than 50 salon owners and distributors attended the event, which examined important facets of strategic planning and leadership. The event kicked off with a presentation by Philip Pelusi, who spoke on the state of the industry and also divulged his trend predictions for 2008. Eight presenters followed over the next two days, including American Salon's very own Marianne Dougherty, who gave a presentation on the state of the industry. Other event highlights included a special Image Maker Consultant Fashion Show, exhibiting the skills of the so-called Image Maker Consultants, trendsetters who are the vanguards of the Philip Pelusi brand.
The winners of the P2 Salon Awards, which were announced during the recent Leadership Summit hosted by Philip Pelusi
Mizani Shines at BET Awards
Mizani hit the red carpet at the BET Awards at Mood Nightclub in Los Angeles on June 24. The company took part in the pre-event Illusions Cosmetic Sparkle, Shimmer & Shine Glamour Suite and Spa Lounge hosted by Elise Neal and presented by celebrity makeup artists and twin sisters Denise and Janice Tunnell. Celebrity attendees such as Vivica A. Fox and Fabolous enjoyed luxe mini-spa treatments and free gifts. These A-listers each went home with Mizani Spradiance High Gloss Serum in their swag bags.
Vivica A. Fox stopped by the lounge.
Harms Conference Connects Users
Harms Software's annual User Group Conference brought 500 Millennium users together in July, united by the theme of "Competition. Team. Success." The conference at the Doral Golf Resort & Spa in Miami kicked off with a general session, which was followed by the opportunity for attendees to take classes on topics like marketing, inventory and growth and participate in networking breakouts and Harms Casino night. Spaboom, Professional Beauty Association, Jane Iredale, Strategies, Televox, Freestyle Systems, Golden MOOR and others sponsored the event, which featured key speakers such as Geno Stampora, Eric Manuel and Sheila Philips. Harms staff also used the conference to introduce Millennium Essentials, a new DVD training series.
John Harms addressed the attendees at the educational conference.
Education Takes Top Billing at Premiere Orlando
Some of the best names in beauty gathered in Central Florida for Premiere Orlando in June. The show floor, at more than 200,000 square feet, held more than 740 exhibitors. Industry students, newcomers and veterans alike benefited from the hair, nail, day spa, esthetics, massage, makeup and business education. The Main Stage featured educational presentations from international superstars like TIGI's Anthony Mascolo, Alfa Parf's Richard Thompson, Paul Mitchell's Angus Mitchell and Robert Cromeans and Rusk's Sandra Yu, as well as crowd-favorites Martin Parsons and Nick Arrojo.
Paul Mitchell's Angus Mitchell
Nick Arrojo on the Main Stage