PBA Beauty Week 2011 Invites Beauty Professionals To Be More…

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PBA Beauty Week helps industry professionals take their careers to the next level.

Beauty Week 2011 offers an exciting opportunity for education and networking. Thousands of industry members, from manufacturers to licensed professionals, will travel to Las Vegas to participate in PBA Symposium, the North American Hairstyling Awards, PBA Beacon, Best Practice Club and the City of Hope Gala. The PBA Symposium will present respected industry leaders who will speak in a neutral setting without the agenda of promoting specific products. The event is designed to provide useful and applicable information that will help industry professionals reach the next step in career advancement. Beauty Week invites attendees to "Be More…Educated, Recognized, Ambitious, Accomplished, and Business Savvy."

PBA's Executive Director, Steve Sleeper explained, "PBA Beauty Week brings beauty professionals together from across the industry and not only inspires them, but gives them the tools and techniques to be the most successful professionals they can be."

Don't miss the week of July 30 -August 2, 2011 at the Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino in Las Vegas. Some of the highlights from the PBA Symposium include:

Stedman Graham – Keynote Speaker: Graham is the author of You Can Make It Happen: A Nine-Step Plan for Success. He is a noted motivational speaker focused on achieving success in life and business, as well as founder of the “My Life is About Foundation”. Sunday, July 31, 8:45am – 9:45am.

Glenn Baker: “What’s the Formula for New Client Retention?”: Dedicated to developing winning business strategies, Baker has worked across the U.S. and Canada helping salons take their business to the next level. Baker will share his insights on how to build and retain clients. Sunday, July 31, 10:15am – 11:45am.

Kristi Valenzuela: “Get Focused & Make More Money From Your Front Desk!” This unique and interactive program is perfect for salon owners, managers, front desk professionals, and even stylists! Create new revenue through upgraded front desk customer service techniques, enhanced sales skills, and learn how to support the stylists’ business. Sunday, July 31, and Monday, August 1, 1:30pm – 3:00pm.

Harry Wood: “The Six Figure Hairstylist”: Learn what it takes for a stylist to make over $100,000 a year. Six Figure Hairdresser™ offers practical steps for stylists to build more rewarding careers and achieve their financial dreams. Monday, August 1, 1:30pm – 3:00pm.

Jamie Naughton: Zappos – “Speaker of the House”: Presenting the closing general session, Naughton will share the history, culture, and practices that have made Zappos one of the most fascinating companies to work for. Learn how their culture embodies customer service and how to incorporate in any business. Monday, August 1, 3:30pm – 4:30pm.

Zappos Tour – “A Family Culture in Action” Limited to only 30 people, take a tour of Zappos headquarters and learn about the wildly successful Zappos business model, including creating a company culture, coaching tools, operational information and customer loyalty incentives. Tuesday, August 2, 9:00am. Additional investment required.