Sept 12-13, 2021 | Donald E. Stephens Convention Center | Rosemont, IL

Stacey Review

Stacey Review

“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
Denise Gualdoni, Owner
Maryville, IL
“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
Jackie Buckler, Co-owner
The Hair Company, MD
“I had the most amazing experiences at this conference. The interactions with other professionals was amazing and I learned so much!”
Denise Deering
Denise Deering, Colorist
Juut, Palo Alto, CA
“DDS 2017 was an amazing two days filled with AHA's and WOW's! Looking forward to DDS 2018!”
Matthew Khodayari
Matthew Khodayari, Owner
Aria Salons, Alpharetta, GA
“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
Candy Shaw, Founder and Creator of Sunlights Balayage
Jamison Shaw Hairdressers/Sunlights Balayage, Atlanta, GA
"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
David Garcia, Owner/Manager
Starlight Hair Salon, Horschton, GA
“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
Arsalan Hafezi, President
Modern Salon and Spa, Charlotte, NC
“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
“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
Janet West, President
Salon Jaylee, The Villages, FL
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
Karie Bennett, Founder and Master Artist
Atelier Salons, San Jose, CA
“Connecting with so many leaders in the beauty industry really inspires positive change.”
Cari Shannon, Brand Marketing Director
Mango Salon, Richmond, VA
“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
"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
“Whatever it takes, get your hands on the information shared at DDS. Game changing insights.”
Sam Brocato, Owner
Sam Brocato Companies, New York, NY
With this being my 2nd year to attend I cannot stress enough the importance this Summit brings in the information to continue to prosper in today’s world. This event gives you both the ability to know how behaviors determine data and how to use data.
Mitch Eubanks
Mitch Eubanks, Salon Owner/Stylist
The Mitchell Wade Salon, Oviedo (Orlando), FL
“It was a great event. Speakers were informative. I will definitely attend next year and bring my leadership team”
Michael Stefanavage, Owner
Matthew Michael's Salon Experience, Orlando, FL
“Data Driven Salon Summit was the perfect size for top notch salon owners around the country to gain insight in the direction our industry is headed through technology.”
Amanda Olusanya
Amanda Olusanya, Owner
Allen Ray Salon, Minneapolis, MN
“The more you surround yourself with top industry leaders, the easier it is to be open to stepping out of your box the more opportunities you have to show growth in your salon.”
Oliver Steinnagel
Oliver Steinnagel, Co-owner
Oliver’s Hair Salon, Overland Park, KS
“As a vendor, this conference exposes you to you the elite crowd of influencers in the industry. Networking at its finest with brilliant, like minded owners and managers. I will return again next year!"
Michelle Steimann
Textel, St. Louis, MO
“This summit was a fantastic experience overall with great speakers and well attended by salon executives from across the nation. If you are seeking to expand your business model in every way possible then this is the format you need for success.”
Basil Konstantinidis
Basil Konstantinidis, Owner
NY Jungle Hair, Body & Soul, Tappan, NY. Paramus, NJ
“Our second time attending DDSS and were not disappointed. Walked away inspired and motivated! We can't wait till next year!”
Matthew Khodayari
Matthew Khodayari , President
Aria Salons, Atlanta, GA
“If you ever WONDER what a room full of top industry professionals talk about, the Data Driven Salon Summit is for you. An event never to miss!”
Jeff South
Jeff South
Intrigue Salon & Club Intrigue, Atlanta, GA
“Data Driven Salon Summit offers an array of quality vendors & a wealth of knowledge. This Summit gave me the permission as well as the push I needed to step outside my comfort zone in a positive direction.”
Danielle Hunt
Danielle Hunt, Manager
Panache Hair Salon and Day Spa, Whitehouse Station, NJ
“A very powerful weekend filled with our industry's top leaders. I love learning from the best!!!!”
Maggie DiFalco
Maggie DiFalco, Owner
Maggie The Salon, Pembroke Pines, FL
What makes the Data Driven Salon Summit unique is the platform you have developed in which salon professionals & management have a voice as moderators & panelists. It was so refreshing to be in this space that empowers salons to share their learnings
Bill Deliman, Global Business Development
Green Circle Salons, Los Angeles, CA
“Awesome event all around. Big enough to attract the leaders, small enough to meet the leaders. Great comradery and well worth the time spent.”
David Tashjian, CEO
Tippy, Ft Lauderdale, FL
“It’s about time there was a tech focused salon event and Data Driven nailed it”
Ronan Perceval, CEO
Phorest, Philli

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