Reiterating its position as the leading beauty trade show in the country, Professional Beauty Delhi welcomed 14,532 trade visitors, comprising beauty professionals, salons owners and managers, stylists, therapists, retailers, distributors, manufacturers and students from across India and as far as China, Italy, Poland, Nepal, Russia, Taiwan, UK, and the USA.
Innovations, product launches, live demos, masterclasses, one-on-one expert interactions and amazing offers ensured that visitors left the venue with their expectations fulfilled. Leading international and national brands that exhibited their services, products and new launches to thousands of buyers from India and abroad included Ikonic (Associate Partner), Kryolan (Official Make-up Partner), O’2 Nails (Gold Partner), Alan Truman, Aroma Magic , Lisap Italia , Make up Designory , Make-Up Studio, Mr. Barber, Olaplex, PAC Cosmetics, Shahnaz Husian, Silkberry, Skeyndor, Skin Secrets, TeknoDerm, Temptu and Wahl amongst others. Both international and domestic brands were given equal opportunity to display their innovations, making the show an ideal destination for hard core beauty professionals to explore 'what's new', source a plethora of products and witness hours of live technical education from celebrated artists.
The Professional Beauty live stage saw comprehensive educational seminars and product demonstrations from leading educators in the industry, including Andrea Louca from Kryolan, Jos Brands from Kryolan, Atul Chauhan from PAC Cosmetics, Avleen Bansal from Make-Up Studio, Renee Melek from Wahl and Gourav Bhardwaj & Savio John Pereira from Ikonic amongst others.
The live stage underscored the importance of education in the beauty industry. By making hair, skin and beauty experts available to all, Professional Beauty addressed the need of upskilling professionals with new trends and skills. In addition to live demos, the All India Hair and Beauty Association (AIHBA) also hosted their National Awards at the show, recognising the best in hairdressing, make-up artistry and nails.
The second edition of Salon Management Congress (SMC) was another key highlight of Professional Beauty Delhi. The closed-door two-day seminar saw over 30 industry stalwarts discussing business, doling out advice and helping solve business problems of beauty entrepreneurs. The series of panel discussions were designed around challenging topics such as importance of hygiene and sanitation, growth of salon chains in metros vs tier II cities, specialisation and upgrading, eco-friendly salons, venture capital and much more. SMC hosted experts such as Asha Hariharan, Pammy Kaul, CK Kumaravel, Dr Bharti Taneja, Abhiraj Bahl, Nayana Karunaratne, Jawed Habib and others. SMC was inaugurated by Manish Kumar, MD & CEO, National Skill Development Council who went on to discuss the importance of formalised education, training and certification for the Indian beauty industry.
The record turnout of visitors at the Delhi show and their enthusiasm as they interacted with the exhibitors is a definite commentary on the current positive state of the Indian beauty industry and its exponential growth. Professional Beauty is positioned as the key networking and education platform for exhibitors and brands as it continues to engage and evolve them in this ever-changing market.
If you missed attending Professional Beauty Delhi, the show will be back for its 25th edition with Professional Beauty Mumbai on October 1st and 2nd. Join the industry as it comes together for two sensational days of back-to-back education, seminars, competitions, networking, product launches, demonstrations and much more!
The third edition of Salon India will be back alongside Professional Beauty Mumbai and promises to be bigger and better with two days of non-stop creativity, imagination, entertainment and education. The line-up for this year’s Salon India already includes Seema V.Jerajani, Consultant and Educator, Hair and Make-up; Savio John Pereira, Celebrity Hairstylist, Savio John Pereira Salon; Nayana Karunaratne , Chairperson, Salon Nayana Chain of Salons and SN Academies in Sri Lanka & India amongst others.
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