May 20 - 21: Education & Exhibits; May 22: Advanced Education


Attendee FAQ

Register online by clicking here. Please contact (800) 576-8788 if you have any questions or concerns about registration.

If you register online, confirmations are automatically sent out to the email you provided during the registration process. If you did not receive a confirmation, please check your spam folder. Please contact (800) 576-8788 if you have any questions or concerns about your registration status.

No. Tickets are not mailed out before the event but will be available for pick up at the Data-Driven Salon Summit registration desk at the venue.

You should pre-register in order to take advantage of the Early Bird Discount Rate and to secure your seat as there is limited space at the event. If you register after the early bird deadline, you will be charged the current rate.  Pre-registering will also save you valuable time in line at the registration counter at the show.

Yes, space allowing, you may purchase any of the tickets directly at the event. However, space at Data-Driven Salon Summit is limited and the only way to guarantee a seat is to pre-register.

Cancellations must be made in writing and must be postmarked before April 27, 2018 to qualify for a refund. No refunds or credits will be granted, under circumstances, after April 27, 2018. Please email your cancellation letter to Lorena Cardenas or mail/fax to:

Data-Driven Salon Summit
c/o Bobit Business Media
3520 Challenger Street
Torrance, CA 90503
Fax: (310) 533-2511

For travel planning purposes, please note that the main program starts at 9:30am on Sunday, May 20 and concludes at 4:00pm on Monday, May 21. We are also offering Advanced Education on Tuesday morning, May 22.

You can also choose to arrive Saturday evening for a free networking event sponsored by Keune. 

See the schedule for details.

Any name changes or transferring of tickets may be done upon show management’s discretion.  Please email your request to Lorena Cardenas or fax it to (310) 533-2511.

Hotel information can be found on the hotel section of the website. Book your hotel soon as it will get filled quickly!

Yes, information will be added as it becomes available. Visit our advanced education page for the latest information.

No one under 16 years of age will be admitted.  No exceptions.

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Karie Bennett

The Data-Driven Salon event presented the best parts of every business conference I've been to. There was nothing I was left wishing for. From the amazing speaker lineup to the networking opportunities to the vendor mix - they thought of everything.

-Karie Bennett, Founder and Master Artist, Atelier Salons, San Jose, CA

Denise Gualdoni

“I went with the expectation that we would be working on graphs and pie charts and business building. WOW! I was surprised that there was so much valuable information - real tangible information that I could put into place.”

-Denise Gualdoni, Owner, Maryville, IL

Arsalan Hafezi

“This was an amazing event for salons and spas of all sizes. The wealth of knowledge and level of experience that existed in the room was unbelievable and all of the owners were so humble. We are planning to bring more leaders from our team."

-Arsalan Hafezi, President, Modern Salon and Spa, Charlotte, NC

“Whatever it takes, get your hands on the information shared at DDS. Game changing insights.”

-Sam Brocato, Owner, Sam Brocato Companies, New York, NY

Candy Shaw

“Knowledge is power and there was a room full of it at the Data-Driven Salon event in Atlanta. The moment you think you know it all you will become yesterday's news! Data Driven Salon was full of exciting new ways to look at your business."

-Candy Shaw, Founder and Creator of Sunlights Balayage, Jamison Shaw Hairdressers/Sunlights Balayage, Atlanta, GA

"A chance to see how some of the "big boys" do it with real world, with actionable examples of things you can implement in your salon to drive bottom line results and have a positive impact on culture. Go, you won't regret it."

-Keith Williams, President, Keith Kristofer Salon, Austin, TX

Jackie Buckler

“WOW! That pretty much sums it up! The amazing industry leaders that presented and their willingness to share was amazing. I took away so much, If I had to choose just one thing, I would say 'INSPIRATION'. I feel re-motivated to raise the bar.”

-Jackie Buckler, Co-owner, The Hair Company, MD

Janet West

“We brought our entire Salon Jaylee Managing Partnership team to the conference, and all twelve of us left with valuable information we can implement into our existing systems to help grow our Salons. We are all looking forward the 2018 Conference!"

-Janet West, President, Salon Jaylee, The Villages, FL

Matthew Khodayari

“DDS 2017 was an amazing two days filled with AHA's and WOW's! Looking forward to DDS 2018!”

-Matthew Khodayari, Owner, Aria Salons, Alpharetta, GA

“Data-Driven Salon was so jammed packed with great, new information that is so beneficial to our business. I left with concrete ideas of little steps I can take to move things slowly as to not overwhelm anyone, but fast enough to grow my company!"

-Tami Sprintz-Hall, Owner, Escape Day Spa+Salon, Nashville, TN

David Garcia

"I went to the event thinking I would find the reason I can't hire reliable staff. I discovered I needed to change and correct some of my own deficiencies and make some improvements. A better me will reflect in a better salon experience."

-David Garcia, Owner/Manager, Starlight Hair Salon, Horschton, GA

“Connecting with so many leaders in the beauty industry really inspires positive change.”

-Cari Shannon, Brand Marketing Director, Mango Salon, Richmond, VA

“It is the best business event that I ever attended. The information was something you could use, the networking was as good as the speakers, and everyone wanted to help you.”

-Marcus Allen, Global VP, Refinery, London, UK

Denise Deering

“I had the most amazing experiences at this conference. The interactions with other professionals was amazing and I learned so much!”

-Denise Deering, Colorist, Juut, Palo Alto, CA