If you’ve never attended a beauty trade show or salon expo before, make 2023 your year…

With so many great expos lined up for this year, you have a ton of chances to learn about new products, the latest trends in your industry, and, of course, connect with the beauty community to talk all things shop. 

So, if you’re looking for the right beauty or hair show to attend next year, we got you covered.

Here’s our list of must-attend beauty trade shows and salon expos in 2023.

(Plus, they’re chronological and always updated! Check back often for new expos every month.)

10 Best Beauty Trade Shows and Salon Expos for 2023

1. Hair Love Retreat

Dates: January 7–13, 2023

Location: Tulum, Mexico

Why It’s Great: The Hair Love Retreat from Elizabeth Faye’s salon education program is a luxury, all-inclusive educational retreat for hair stylists. Utilizing the best in beauty, business, wellness and adventure, Hair Love’s artists and coaches are ready to help you elevate your business and soar to new heights!

2. International Salon & Spa Expo (ISSE)

Dates: January 28–30, 2023

Location: Long Beach, California

Why It’s Great: The International Salon and Spa Expo (ISSE) in Long Beach is where the pros come together. Whether you’re a salon or spa owner, or currently a student, ISSE offers a curated selection of education opportunities, plus the latest news of trends and products.

3. International Beauty Show — New York

Dates: March 5–7, 2023

Location: New York, NY

Why It’s Great: The International Beauty Show (IBS) has always been an event that empowers and builds a passion within beauty professionals. From exploring new tools and products to connecting with some of the biggest experts in the industry, you’re sure to learn how to grow your business and your craft. 

4. International Esthetics, Cosmetic & Spa Conference (IECSC)

Dates: March 5–7, 2023

Location: New York, NY

Why It’s Great: IECSC is all about “re-accelerating” your business. With education, networking, and product purchasing options, you’re sure to rejuvenate your business by taking a closer look at what’s new in the industry. 

5. America’s Beauty Show

Dates: April 15–17, 2023

Location: Rosemont, Illinois

Why It’s Great: America’s Beauty Show has it all and everyone in the beauty industry can attend: salon owners, cosmetologists, colorists, estheticians, and more!

If you’re looking for a show to celebrate the reason you love your industry with other like-minded artists, this one’s for you.

6. The Makeup Show NYC

Dates: April 29–May 1, 2023

Location: New York, NY

Why It’s Great: One of the largest “pro only” beauty events in the United States, The Makeup Show looks to educate and build a community for those in the beauty industry.

Here’s how they describe their goal:

“Our focus is to create a place where artists from all areas of the industry and all levels of their career can find mentors, meet industry leaders, refill their kit, and learn about new products and programs that will bring their career to the next level.”

(Which sounds pretty cool to us!)

7. Luxe Pack New York

Dates: May 10–11, 2023

Location: New York, NY

Why It’s Great: Luxe Pack New York is one of the biggest events of the year, bringing together the largest U.S. luxury brands in cosmetics, skincare, fragrance, wine & spirits, fashion, and fine food to explore and source new packaging suppliers, materials, and products. 

8. Premiere Orlando

Dates: June 3–5, 2023

Location: Orlando, FL

Why It’s Great: Don’t take our word for it: Trade Show News Network calls Premiere Orlando the largest beauty show in the United States.

With inspiring education from the best beauty experts, and top exhibiting companies, Premiere Orlando is a venue with multiple resources for discovering all of the latest techniques, trends, and products.

9. International Beauty Show — Las Vegas

Dates: June 24–26, 2023

Location: Las Vegas, NV

Why It’s Great: Aligning with IBS’ vision of celebrating you, their Las Vegas beauty event offers:

  • Hands-on workshops
  • Conference sessions and panel discussions with the industry’s top leaders
  • Networking (and nightlife!)
  • An exhibition of products

10. Cosmoprof North America

Dates: July 11–13, 2023

Location: Las Vegas, NV

Why It’s Great: The leading business-to-business trade show in the Americas, Cosmoprof North America offers the beauty industry a chance to come together and foster collaboration.

Don’t miss this show if you’re looking for the latest in brand launches or product innovations, or if you’re looking to build relationships with some of the biggest names in the beauty industry.

11. Face & Body Spa Conference

Dates: August 20–21, 2023

Location: Sacramento, CA

Why It’s Great: The Face & Body Spa Conference in San Jose was created to “inspire excellence in professional beauty aesthetics.” With a blend of education, cutting-edge products, and networking opportunities, it’s the perfect show for skincare and wellness professionals. 

12. Make That Money Live with Nina Tulio

Dates: October 1, 2023

Location: New York, NY

Why It’s Great: If you’re ready to make more money, set clear business goals, and feel more self-confident behind the chair, this beauty event is for you.

Nina’s live event is less about hair application and more about business dedication. Only 35 tickets are available, so grab yours today!

If you can’t make it to Nina’s MTM event in person, sign up for her free “Money Grows” mini class with Schedulicity.

13. Mastering Social Media & Photography for Beauty Professionals


Location: Multiple

Why It’s Great: Social media marketing is a huge part of the hair and beauty industry. That’s why Samantha Harman (and special guest Grayson Troy Pallitto) are here to elevate your visuals for Instagram.

This three-hour class will detail all things social media and photography, including posing, camera settings and tools, video editing, and more.

If you can’t make it to any of Samantha’s in-person events, sign up for her free social media class with Schedulicity.

14. International Congress of Esthetics and Spa

Dates: October 29–30, 2023

Location: Miami, FL

Why It’s Great: “Held annually in Dallas, TX; Philadelphia, PA; Long Beach, CA; and Miami, FL, the International Congress of Esthetics and Spa attracts buyers from all facets of the skin care and spa industry.”

Basically, if you have a skincare product to sell, this is the place to be!

The exhibition floor is packed with vendors and displays for spa treatments, new equipment and technologies, and so much more.

“I’ve been in the beauty business for 25+ years. I’ve used Schedulicity for a long time and have always been happy with the online scheduling and intelligent, friendly support.

I feel so respected and cared about with Schedulicity. Long story short: A very big ‘thank you!’ from a very small business.” —Stacey, Nail Artist