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Makeup lovers of the world: listen up! The secret to success in the beauty industry is attending beauty shows, learning about innovative products and developing new techniques! So here they are, the best upcoming beauty shows:
Birmingham, UK hosts: BeautyUK!
This year the show runs from Sunday, May 10th to Monday, May 11th. Once again, there is no entrance fee for those who register beforehand online, and 20 pounds at the door. So don’t forget to book your train and register before you head to Birmingham. Leading designers like Holistic Health, BarberUK, HairUK and NailUK will all be in attendance. They will be offering all sorts of free presentations and demos throughout the weekend. You are sure to learn about new products, innovations and techniques in the beauty industry. If you want to participate, you can easily book your train from London to Birmingham online and in just two hours you will be at the NEC, home of the BeautyUK trade show! It is a great way to develop new skills while enjoying a lovely spring weekend in charming Birmingham.
Frankfurt, Germany hosts: Hair and Beauty!
This spectacular event returns to Frankfurt this summer from Saturday, August 29th to Sunday, August 30th. These will be two days packed with the best brands in nail, hair, make-up and cosmetics. Representatives will be presenting all their best and newest merchandise for fall and winter 2015. It is one of the most important trade fairs of 2015, one you do not want to miss. So get to the Frankfurt Fair and Exhibition Center for this groundbreaking exhibition of top beauty products and designers. The show is open from 12 pm to 7 pm on Saturday and 10 am to 5 pm on Sunday. Admission is free, you just have to register beforehand on the Frankfurt Hair and Beauty website.
London, UK hosts: The International Makeup Artists Trade Show!
The most important beauty show in the UK is back for its 14th season at the Olympia National exhibition center. This year the show will take place in July from Friday, July 10th to Sunday, July 11th. Tickets are 45 pounds per day for the general public. There will be a master class digital makeup course offered from 12:30 pm to 2:30 pm on Friday that costs 65 pounds. At the IMATS show professional and amateur artists will learn all the most innovative techniques from true industry experts. Developing skills via trade fairs like IMATS is the key to a successful career in the beauty industry. IMATS is more versatile every year, and there is sure to be something for every artist!
Munich, Germany hosts: The Beauty Forum Munich!
This trade show has been nicknamed the “Grande Dame” of beauty trade fairs. It runs from October 17th to 18th at the Messe Munchen International exhibition building. You can check fairs and other events at The Messe here. The hottest vendors in nail art, medical beauty, wellness, nourishing and color cosmetics will all be there. It is open to all members of the public, just make sure to arrive early in order to secure a spot in the exhibition space.
Bologna, Italy hosts: Cosmoprof Worldwide Bologna!
This is the leading event in the professional beauty industry, back for its 28th year in Bologna. It runs from Friday, March 20th to Monday, March 23rd and is free to all members of the industry. Just make sure you register online beforehand, specifying your occupation and sector. Then get to Bologna to enjoy the 90,000 square meters of exhibition space with special areas dedication to nails, spa, perfumes, packaging, cosmetics, and more!