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March 6-8, 2016
Javits Convention Center


Beauty Professionals / Attendees:

Contact our sales executives and reserve your booth space today and to learn about sponsorship opportunities:

Companies A-E
Loretta Streng

Companies F-M
Jane Pravda

Companies N-Z
Veronica Gonnello

More Exhibitor Contacts:

Marketing, Media & Partnerships:
Natasha Bhalla
Press Contact:
Valerie Villanueva
Kim Heywood
Rick Rosalina
Anne Collins
Crystal Young
VP, Events:
Liza Wylie
EVP, Beauty & Spa Industry Groups:
Dana Lupton

IBS Las Vegas Show Management Team is located at:
Questex Media Group
757 Third Avenue
5th Floor
New York, NY 10017
Phone: 212.895.8200
Fax: 212.895.8209


Frequently Asked Questions

What is the International Beauty Show?

The International Beauty Show is the top trade show for members of the professional beauty industry. The show is for beauty professionals only and is not open to the general public. The show’s main objective is to educate, in effect opening new doors for beauty professionals.

Who is allowed to attend IBS New York?

IBS New York is only open to licensed beauty professionals. All attendees will be asked to present a photo ID along with one of the following credentials:

  • Cosmetology License
  • Salon/Spa Business License
  • Business card
  • Letter from owner of salon or spa
  • W-2 Form
  • Invoice from professional beauty product distributor
  • Student I.D. Cosmetology School business or state license
  • Other appropriate license(s) denoting one as a member in the professional beauty industry
  • Students attending a certified beauty school can also attend, with proper identification
  • No one under the age of 15 is allowed on the show floor or in classrooms, including infants in strollers

What is the price of IBS New York?

Attendee Ticket Prices: Early Bird (ended 1/15) Regular (1/16 - 3/7) Onsite (3/8 - 3/10)
One Day $65 $85 $95
Two Days $130 $170 $190
Three Days $195 $255 $285
Hands-On Workshop (Includes One Day Ticket)  $250 $265 $290
Master Class (Includes One Day Ticket) $250 $265 $290

How do I get to the Jacob Javits Convention Center?

Take the following MTA subway trains to 34th Street: A,C,E, 1, 2, 3, 9, B, D, F, N, Q, R, 4, 5, 6
Also, IBS New York offers a convenient shuttle bus from major New York City transportation hubs to the Javits Center during IBS New York show hours. For other options, including driving directions, please click here.

Is there accreditation for the classes I take at IBS New York?

No official credit is given for classes held during IBS New York. However, upon request, IBS New York can issue you a certificate of completion which you may appeal to your board with for accreditation. Certificates are available at the Show Office during IBS New York.

How many people attend IBS New York each year?

Over 63,000 beauty professionals attend IBS New York.

What should I do if I lose my ticket?

Any attendee who loses their ticket will have to purchase another ticket to gain entrance to the show.

What if I need special assistance at the show?

Please click here to email the operations department if you need special assistance. Please specify what you will need at the show in this email.

When's the next show and where does it take place?

IBS New York, 2015 will take place March 8-10th. The show takes place at the Jacob Javits Convention Center in New York City-655 West 34th Street, at 11th Avenue. 

How can I make travel arrangements to attend the show?

Click here for more information on hotel and travel arrangements.

What classes are offered at IBS New York?

Included with your one day ticket are nail, hair, makeup, and business classes, taught by well-known, industry professionals. We are also extremely excited to announce the launch of our all-new Color, Men, and Product tracks. As always, the show’s legendary Main Stage offers presentations by renowned artists. Click here to view more of what IBS New York has to offer. 

How can I request information and join the mailing list for IBS New York?

Please click here to request a brochure and join the mailing list. Please also "like" us on Facebook and follow us on Instagram to get updated show information.

What types of companies exhibit at the show?

All companies exhibiting at IBS New York either sell or distribute products related to the beauty industry. The 2016 show offers exhibitors from top beauty brands!

Can I exhibit at the show? How can I go about exhibiting?

Please click here to contact a sales executive.

How do I register for the event?

Please check back to register for IBS New York 2016.

What is included in my ticket to IBS New York?

Included with your ticket to IBS New York is access to all Main Stage performances, the opportunity to walk the extensive show floor and meet with thousands of exhibitors, and over 100 educational classes designed to increase your professional skills. Your IBS New York ticket also grants you access to the International Esthetics, Cosmetics & Spa Conference show floor, held simultaneously at the Jacob Javits Center, completely free of charge.

Do you offer group discounts?

Yes, we offer discounts for groups of 25 or more.  For more information, please call 877-398-6938

Do PBA & NCA members get a discount?

Yes, we provide discounts for members of PBA & NCA.  Register here and enter your membership ID number.

Is there a bag/coat check available?

Yes, IBS offers a bag and coat check available to all attendees, located on the first floor of the Javits Center.  We strongly recommend leaving your roller-bags at the bag check, as they are not permitted on the Exhibit Floor.

Can I walk from my hotel to the Javits Center?

IBS offers lodging at hotels throughout New York City.  The majority of the hotels are located within a one mile radius of the Javits Center, requiring anywhere from a 5-15 minute walk.