The International SalonSpa Business Network was founded with the driving focus on utilizing our collective influence to create regulatory changes for the betterment of our industry. Join and support our efforts to help your business flourish.
The ISBN is part of several collaborative efforts across the industry, garnering the trust and support of many key owners and vendors in our industry to help drive positive change. Below is a list of the organizations that we participate actively in.
The Future of the Beauty Industry Coalition, also known as FBIC, and formerly the Beauty Industry Working Group is actively working to suggest the development of consistent standards and recommendations for the professional beauty industry, starting from the education process upwards. This group, comprised of multiple industry associations, ISBN Members and thought leaders focus on standards relating to licensing, education, testing, health and public safety.
- Consistent number of hours for cosmetology schools across the U.S.
- National Testing
- Continuing Education
- License Reciprocity
The Small Business Tax Fairness and Compliance Simplification Act, known as the FICA Tax Tip Fairness legislation, would extend a dollar-for-dollar tip tax credit to owners of salons, spas and barbershops along with tax compliance updates that would streamline tip reporting and level the playing field for ISBN members.
This campaign is picking up momentum and ISBN has pledged to co-fund lobbying efforts, in partnership with other associations and companies in the industry. Join the efforts, learn how to get involved and spread awareness in your local area.