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The International SalonSpa Business Network (ISBN) represents the global voice for the multi-location salon and spa segment of the professional beauty industry. Our organization comprises the full spectrum of the industry, high-end to value-priced, salons/spas with thousands of locations to those with two or three, corporate-owned to individually-owned, franchise companies and their franchisees. The ISBN members have salons and spas throughout the world. Working together, multi-location salons can and will effect positive change for our business and our industry.

Our Collective Power

ISBN Members:

  • Operate in North America, Asia, Europe, Africa
  • Represent hundreds of different salon and spa brands
  • Own more than 25,000 hair salons and spas
  • Employ more than 250,000 beauty professionals
  • Generate more than $10 billion in revenue
  • Purchase more than $1 billion of products and supplies
  • Conduct 500 million customer transactions per year

We Network

Meet and interact with chain salon and spa companies to share ideas, solve problems, get advice and learn from member’s experiences.

We Share Information

Find out the latest news about the industry, political issues, how to grow your business, IRS changes, what’s new in the salon and spa industry. Our monthly newsletter, Link Up, includes it all.

We Get Discounts

Our Benefits Committee has established reduced rates for members on everything from insurance programs and utility suppliers, to credit card transactions and overnight package delivery.

We Love Our Annual Conference

The only industry event for chain owners and their management team. We feature thought-provoking industry and non-industry speakers, valuable educational workshops and roundtable forums, supplier meetings, a spouses program, golf tournament, many surprises, as well as ample time to network and have fun.

We Are Politically Active

The ISBN’s government relations committee works on the member’s behalf, with member involvement to create positive changes in those federal and state laws, policies, procedures and perceptions that directly affect your business. This committee has become the most powerful political force in the professional salon and spa industry and interacts regularly with Congress, the IRS and other government agencies that deal directly with salon and spa issues. The committee helps owners learn how to promote positive change at the state and local level. We can also assist you with being elected to your state board of cosmetology. ISBN is a founding member of PBF, the Professional Beauty Federation.

We Help Each Other

ISBN members are always available to assist you with challenges you are facing with your business. Because we, too, are multiple salon and spa owners, we’ve probably faced the same issues you are dealing with. As a member, you can give any of us a call and we’ll try to help you solve your business building issues. Members helping members is the ISBN’s most important benefit of all.

Our Mission

ISBN is dedicated to helping its members grow their businesses, effect positive change politically, provide a forum for members to share their views and ideas and interface with the professional beauty industry on behalf of the chain salons and spas. We are also committed to improving the professional beauty industry image, making it a more attractive and better place for beauty professionals to work and prosper.

Our Goals

ISBN has two simple, yet powerful goal:

  1. To help multi-location salons and spas grow their business
  2. To improve the professional beauty industry