NEW YORK, June 29, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – Questex’s International Aesthetics, Cosmetics and Spa (IECSC) Conference in Las Vegas hosted over 15,000 spa, wellness and beauty professionals at the Las Vegas Convention Center, June 20-21, 2021. As one of the first live events at the convention center since the start of the pandemic, attendance reached an all-time high as professionals gathered to to experience cutting-edge training and purchase products from over 300 exhibitors, further strengthening the show’s place as a leading professional spa and beauty salon to learn about the latest trends in the industry ‘industry.
“Sunday we had our best day at ANY trade show – EVER,” said Denise Ryan, vice president of Celluma Light Therapy. “It was our best IECSC show and our best show overall! We are delighted to see the beauty industry rebound to the fullest. “
Spa and wellness professionals from all over the world have come to IECSC Las Vegas for the latest facials, skin care, retail products, cosmetics, equipment / furniture, nutrition and health products , microdermabrasion equipment, permanent makeup, massage products, aromatherapy, spa clothing, hair removal, laser equipment, spa decoration, medical spa equipment and more. IECSC Las Vegas co-located with the International Beauty Show (IBS) Las Vegas, giving attendees free access to the IBS Show where they could meet and shop from additional beauty exhibitors.
Participating companies include new and innovative brands, as well as industry leaders such as: Celluma Light Therapy, Circadia, DMK Skincare, Éminence Organic Skin Care, The HydraFacial Company, IMAGE Skin Care, LightStim, PCA Skin, Sorella Apothecary , and hundreds more.
“We greatly appreciate the support of our exhibitors and participants in the spa and beauty community. It was a perfect time to be together – in person – for the industry’s biggest event of the year, and get back to business, ”said Liz Hitchcock, IECSC & IBS Director of Events.
In addition to the exhibition hall, IECSC Las Vegas offered a conference program with classes taught by icons of the wellness industry. Speakers presented content to help attendees advance in their careers, including aesthetics, business management, elements of wellness, social media and marketing, business creation, makeup, the medical spa and the advanced business seminar. In addition, more than 60 product-focused classes were included in admission to the showroom.
Questex announced the acquisition of the Spa Industry Association, a for-profit trade organization focused on the spa and medical spa industries, at IECSC Las Vegas. Allan Share, President of the Spa Industry Association, joins Questex to help amplify the voice of the Spa Industry Association while strengthening its leadership position in the wellness market and supporting the return to business of the spa community by 2021. “We are very focused on the wellness category and the Spa Industry Association reinforces our commitment to this space,” noted Jill Birkett, Market Leader, Wellness. “We are delighted to welcome Allan to Questex to further extend the value of the Spa Industry Association as an information resource for the spa industry by leveraging our resources. “
IECSC Las Vegas will return to the Las Vegas Convention Center from June 25-27, 2022. The show will once again be co-located with IBS Las Vegas. For more information on the show, please visit www.iecsclasvegas.com.
Looking Ahead – IECSC Chicago 2021
IECSC Chicago 2021 will be held at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont, September 11-13. IECSC Chicago attracts the best spa owners, managers, estheticians, makeup artists and medical spa professionals to the Midwest region. In addition to the trade show, this event provides quality education that sets IECSC events apart from others. IECSC Chicago will once again be co-located with one of the nation’s biggest beauty events, the America’s Beauty Show, which attracts thousands of beauty professionals. For more information, visit www.iecscchicago.com.
IECSC Florida 2021
IECSC Florida runs October 10-11, and we’re excited to announce a new location for the 2021 show – the Palm Beach County Convention Center! This event will feature hundreds of spa and wellness companies and a lecture program taught by industry rockstars. IECSC Florida is the ideal Southeast location for members of the industry to network and relax with their peers, renew their passion and rejuvenate the business for the year to come. For more information on the show, please visit www.iecscflorida.com.
IECSC New York 2022
Additional networking and training opportunities for spa professionals are available at the Northeast’s largest spa and wellness event, IECSC New York, which is scheduled for March 13-15, 2022 at the Javits Convention Center. IECSC New York offers hundreds of leading spa and wellness brands and a premier conference program. IECSC New York will again co-locate with IBS New York. For more information, please visit www.iecscnewyork.com.
Produced by Questex, the International Aesthetics, Cosmetics and Spa Conferences (IECSC) are reserved for professionals and reach out to a wide range of attendees, from manufacturers and distributors of spa and wellness products to owners, directors and managers. spa, beauticians, massage therapists, cosmetologists. , medical beauticians and dermatologists. With dynamic salons, in-depth conference programs and a partnership with America Spa, IECSC events provide the perfect meeting place for the world’s most elite and skilled spa professionals looking to meet the best skin companies. , cosmetics and well-being. For more information, visit www.iecsc.com.
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