The 2018 ISBN Conference will commence with an energizing day of networking and fun. Be sure to arrive early to make some great connections at the beautiful Omni Montelucia in Scottsdale, AZ.

PLEASE NOTE: Some items are yet to be confirmed, so please check back for the final agenda.

Sunday, May 6th

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Golf Outing* Open to everyone attending (or sponsoring) the event, the golf tournament is the perfect way to kick off the weekend. Whether you’re a beginner or a pro, this tournament is a fun way to get to know fellow attendees and ease into the weekend ahead. 9:00AM to 1:00PM
Guided Camelback Hike* The hotel is nestled into the base of the iconic Camelback Mountain, which is also home to amazing scenery only found in the Sonoran Desert. Join professional guides on this early morning hike and get some steps in while connecting with fellow attendees (and nature). 7:00AM to 11:00PM
Vendor Welcome Reception Come and mingle with your favorite vendors and fellow guests before the conference general session begins. 2:00PM to 3:00PM
ISBN Welcome Ceremony Kick off the event with some celebration and thought-provoking dialogue about the future of the beauty industry. 3:00PM to 3:30PM
General Session Join Rhoda Olsen, ISBN President, as she opens the 2018 Conference and sets the stage for the next two days of networking and discovery. 3:30PM to 4:00PM
KEYNOTE Future Proof Our Professionals
Scott Missad, CEO of Gene Juarez Salons & Spas, and ISBN Secretary, will download what it will take for our industry to attract, nurture and develop industry professionals to take our industry further in the future.
4:00PM to 5:00PM
President’s Reception Grab some cocktails and a plate while while networking, meeting new members and planning the next two days. 5:30PM to 7:00PM
Wine-n-Dine Experience Old Town Scottsdale on this guided tour of culinary hot spots that light up the desert. 7:00PM to 9:00PM

*NOTE: You must pre-register for this event, which can be done at time of registration or by logging into your existing registration.

Monday, May 8th

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Breakfast Get the day started right with a healthy breakfast right before General Session. 7:00AM to 8:30AM
Members’ Meeting (Members- Only) Covering association business and providing updates to the ISBN membership. Make sure to grab some grub on your way to this meeting. 8:00AM to 8:45AM
General Session Join Rhoda Olsen, ISBN President, as she walks you through the upcoming two days of education, networking and inspiration. 9:00AM to 9:15AM
KEYNOTE Factors of Disruption in Beauty
Maureen Mullen, Co-Founder and Chief Strategy Officer, L2, bridges the gap between experts in beauty trends and digital trends. As the head of research at L2, Inc, a research house infamous for their insight into tech giants like Amazon, Maureen will take ISBN members through some of the trends set to disrupt the professional sector of hair and beauty.
9:15AM to 10:45AM
Future-Proof Panel Take a deep dive on topics on our horizon that are predicted to shape the professional beauty business. 11:00AM to 12:00PM
Lunch Take a break with fellow members after a morning of information download. 12:00PM to 1:15PM
Education Breakouts Choose from multiple sessions running at the same time. Break up and sit in different sessions to soak in the information. Session titles and keynote speakers coming soon! 1:15PM to 2:15PM
Education Breakouts Choose from multiple sessions running at the same time. Break up and sit in different sessions to soak in the information. Session titles and keynotes coming soon! 2:30PM to 3:30PM
Exhibit Hall Meetings Spend time with your favorite vendors and discover new partners in the ISBN exhibit lounge. 3:30PM to 6:30PM
Networking Party Round out a day of brain busting discussions and let it all soak in under the stars of the desert sky. 6:30PM to 8:00PM

Tuesday, May 9th

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Breakfast Grab some coffee, some healthy breakfast fare and join your favorite vendors in the exhibit hall. Take advantage of this time to learn, discuss and explore. 8:00AM to 9:30AM
Education Breakouts Choose from multiple sessions running at the same time. Break up and sit in different sessions to soak in the information. Session titles coming soon! 9:30AM to 10:30AM
Masterminds Back by popular demand, these sessions feature curated content from members that turn into passionate and engaged discussions with your fellow members. Learn, discuss and explore key issues, obstacles and opportunities that are shaping our collective businesses every day. 10:45AM to 12:15PM
Lunch Continue conversations over lunch. 12:15PM to 1:15PM
TOUR WELCOME What Men Want
Emily Brown welcomes ISBN Members to V’s Barbershop, a concept that’s held true to the original barbershop concept. The brainchild of Jim Valenzuela,
V’s Barbershop has steadily opened across the United States and served the needs of boys and men in a shop steeped with nostalgia. Emily will share what it means to play in the men’s room before tour ticket holders will depart on a trip to V’s Barbershop locations in the area.
1:15PM to 2:00PM
Board Farewell Address Close out another great conference and learn about a few new initiatives from ISBN. 2:00PM to 3:00PM
Club ISBN Party Grab your suits, floaties and shades to relax at the infamous Kasbah pool with fellow members. 5:00PM to 7:00PM