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Upcoming Exhibiting Opportunities

2018 AACS Annual Convention & Expo | October 19 - 22, 2018


Hilton Orlando Lake Buena Vista | Orlando, FL

Click here for exhibitor information, booth reservations, and sponsorship opportunities.

Who attends: School owners, directors, managers, and marketing/admissions, and financial aid and compliance professionals.

Why they attend: School owners are looking to maximize their educational experience through Government Relations updates and collaboration, school to school networking and panel discussions. and educational breakout sessions.

What to expect:

● Annual Meeting of the Membership
● Expo Hall Activities to Drive Traffic to your booth
● GRC Silent Auction
● Partner/Attendee Private Meetings
● Interactive Networking Activities
● 2018 Board of Directors Election and By-laws Vote
● Annual Owners-only Dinner
● Regional CEA Educator Program
● The latest news from Washington, D.C. and your GRC Committee

2019 School Leaders Summit & Capitol Hill Day | Dates to be announced soon!


Washington, D.C.

Who attends: Financial (recruitment, admissions, financial aid), school owners, and
management.

Why they attend: This audience is looking for expert strategies and best practices in school
financing, Government relations, leadership, and Family-owned business planning.

What to expect:

● An intimate gathering of table top displays within the General Session allows members
to interact with School Owners, while being a part of the all-important agenda
● Members’ presence at this event insures to our school owners that they have an
invested interest in their plight
● Networking focus group
● Networking opportunities virtually begin when members arrive and do not end until Hill
Day (this includes meals, sessions, cocktail parties, dinners, and Hill Day).

2019 CEA & AMP Convention | June 22 - 25, 2019


MGM Grand | Las Vegas, NV

Who attends: Educators who are the actual audience using the products in the schools,
teaching students how to use them, and also have a major influence with owners to purchase.
Public school cosmetology teachers also attend, who typically are the final decision makers at
their schools. Our teachers thrive on engaging activities and hands-on, group collaborations and
their passion to learn and grow is at the core of it all.

Why they attend: Educators are continuously looking for new products & trends, live
demonstrations, unique ideas to bring back to their students, and fun ways to network with
fellow attendees and the members.

What to expect:

● Ongoing educational demonstrations in the expo hall
● Focus on new products, educational methodology, and interactive opportunities
● Incorporating the importance of social media within the classroom
● Member sharing of what they can offer in terms of new product lines, teaching
techniques, and current trends
● “Teacher of the Year” ceremony to recognize excellence in teaching innovations
● Expanded versions of our fabulous scavenger hunt
● Local schools open house
● New member/school mentor program

2019 AACS Annual Convention & Expo | September 27- 30, 2019


MGM Grand | Las Vegas, NV

Who attends: School owners, directors, managers, and marketing/admissions, and financial aid and compliance professionals.

Why they attend: School owners are looking to maximize their educational experience through Government Relations updates and collaboration, school to school networking and panel discussions. and educational breakout sessions.

What to expect:

● Annual Meeting of the Membership
● Expo Hall Activities to Drive Traffic to your booth
● GRC Silent Auction
● Partner/Attendee Private Meetings
● Interactive Networking Activities
● 2018 Board of Directors Election and By-laws Vote
● Annual Owners-only Dinner
● Regional CEA Educator Program
● The latest news from Washington, D.C. and your GRC Committee


NACCAS Workshops

Sept. 16-17, 2018
Hilton Portland & Executive Tower
921 SW Sixth Avenue, Portland, OR 97204
SOLD OUT

Dec. 9-10, 2018
Bally’s Las Vegas
3645 Las Vegas Boulevard South, Las Vegas, NV 89109
SOLD OUT

■ In conjunction with NACCAS Workshops, AACS hosts a vendor showcase where associate members can exhibit and network with around 250 attendees (owners and other school staff) during breaks and lunch on both days.
■ Questions? Call Glen Fernandez at 800-831-1086 x 104 or email glen@beautyschools.org

NACCAS Booth Reservation Form

 

AACS offers multiple events for associates/vendors to exhibit, network and learn! We believe in helping you succeed, and the best way to share your products with our school members is by coming to our events and building personal relationships with the owners and other decision makers schools are filled with.  Our shows are not typical beauty shows. With education offered at various times throughout the day, there will be vendor-specific hours for attendees to visit your booth. Take advantage of “off-time” at our events to sit in on classes, set up meetings and learn more about the school industry!

If you are interested in learning more about sponsorship opportunities, please reach out to Linda Williams at linda@beautyschoos.org.