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.
What next steps do I take to secure my ticket credit/refund for the 2022 show?
All refunds submitted to Questex by August 31, 2021 have now been processed and mailed. If you did not provide us with a mailing address, then we could not process your request and it will be rolled over to an IBS 2022 credit. If you have further questions, please contact [email protected] or call 508-743-8584. Thank you for your patience.
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 I.D. 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. Registration will be open in January and pricing will be displayed then.
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 & trends and BarberShop, featuring men's grooming and barbering techniques.
What types of companies exhibit at the show?
All companies exhibiting at the event either sell or distribute products related to the beauty industry. The show offers exhibitors from top beauty brands!
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 in January, 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.