Salon International Celebrates 50 Year Anniversary
Salon International, the world's leading and most prestigious event for the hairdressing industry, is thrilled to announce its 50th-year celebration at this year's exhibition. Sponsored by industry software expert Treatwell, the event will take place from 14th-16th October at ExCeL London, showcasing five decades of innovation, creativity and excellence in the world of hair.
Since its inception, Salon International has been a beacon of inspiration and a hub for professionals and students alike. Over the past half-century, it has evolved into an unparalleled platform that showcases the latest trends, cutting-edge techniques, and industry insights from around the globe. This year's exhibition promises to be a testament to the event's rich history and its ongoing commitment to fostering growth and advancement in the hairdressing industry.
Highlights of the 50th Year Celebration:
- Masterclasses by Legends: This year’s Masterclasses are set to redefine the standards of excellence in the world of hairdressing with renowned industry icons and trendsetters leading exclusive Masterclasses, sharing their expertise, techniques, and visions for the future. Sessions from the likes of International Creative Team’s including Mark Hayes and the Sassoon Academy, HJ’s British Hairdresser of the Year Cos Sakkas and the team at TONI&GUY, Mahogony and SACO along with look and learn and business insights from Jack Howard, Patrick Cameron, Andrew O’Toole and Sophia Hilton. Attendees will have the opportunity to learn from the best in the business and gain insights that can elevate their own skills and careers.
- 50 Years of Hair Live Show: Jack Meade and Lydia Wolfe will create a series of iconic hairstyles over the past 50 years. They will demonstrate the ups, downs, curls and quiffs and recreate some of the most recognisable styles from the past half a century. Do we need to mention the stages?
- Business Live: Salon International Business Live seminars will feature a packed and impressive roster of industry experts, thought leaders, and business owners who will share their expertise and experiences. The seminars will cover a wide range of topics, addressing key challenges currently faced by salon owners, stylists and hair professionals alike.
HJ’s Executive Director, Jayne Lewis-Orr, says: “Reaching our 50th year is a remarkable achievement that reflects the enduring passion and dedication of everyone who has been a part of Salon International over the years. We're excited to celebrate this milestone with the global hairdressing community and to set the stage for the next era of innovation and creativity in the industry."
A reflection of the industry:
Celebrating Salon’s 50th anniversary, HJ and friends have delved into the archives to take a look at the past five decades.
Denman is one of the very few brands that have exhibited at Salon International since inception. Here is one of their stands in 1975.