"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
"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
“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
“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
“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
“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
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
“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
“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
“Whatever it takes, get your hands on the information shared at DDS. Game changing insights.”
-Sam Brocato, Owner, Sam Brocato Companies, New York, NY
“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
“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
“Connecting with so many leaders in the beauty industry really inspires positive change.”
-Cari Shannon, Brand Marketing Director, Mango Salon, Richmond, VA
“I had the most amazing experiences at this conference. The interactions with other professionals was amazing and I learned so much!”