IBS New York is the longest-running show for the professional beauty industry and is not open to the general public. The show's main objective is to educate, in effect opening new doors for beauty professionals.
When will registration open for the 2023 show?
The registration to purchase your tickets for the 2023 event will open in mid-November, 2022. Please continue to check back to the website for more information regarding new educators, sessions, and exhibitors.
Who can 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:
Salon/Spa Business License
Letter from owner of salon or spa
Invoice from professional beauty product distributor
Student ID from Cosmetology School 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.
How much does it cost to attend?
IBS New York offers a variety of registration options, but its always cheaper to register early. Click here to view prices.
Is there accreditation for the classes offered?
No official credit is given for classes held during the event. However, upon request, the show can issue you a certificate of completion which you may appeal to your board for accreditation. Certificates are available at the Show Office at the Convention Center.
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.
How can I make travel arrangements to attend the show?
100+ free classes with a ticket covering industry topics: nail, hair, makeup, product focused, and business classes, taught by well-known, industry professionals and presentations by renowned artists featuring hair techniques and trends.
What types of companies exhibit at the show?
All companies exhibiting at the event either sell or distribute products related to the beauty industry and sell at professionals-only prices! The show offers exhibitors from top beauty brands including Amika, Brazilian Blowout, CHI by Farouk, Gelish, Olaplex, MAC Cosmetics, and so much more!
Can I exhibit at the show? How can I go about exhibiting?
Yes, please contact Ellen Evers via [email protected] or call 646-979-4544 if you would like to reserve an exhibit space.
How do I register for the event?
Registration for IBS New York will open mid-November, 2022.
Do PBA members get a discount?
Yes, we provide a 50% for PBA members via their own login on the home page of the IBS registration site.
Where is the show located and what are the hours?
IBS New York is located at the Javits Convention Center, 429 11 Avenue, New York, NY 10001
EXHIBIT HALL HOURS
Sunday, March 5: 10:30am - 5:00pm
Monday, March 6: 10:30am - 5:00pm
Tuesday, March 7: 10:30am - 4:00pm
Sunday, March 5: 10:00am - 5:00pm
Monday, March 6: 10:00am - 5:00pm
Tuesday, March 7: 11:00am - 1:30pm
Will there be a Student program in 2023?
Yes, Student Day will be Tuesday, March 7, 2022. Please click here for details.