May 19-21, 2019 // Atlanta, GA

2019 Advanced Education Coming Soon.

See the 2018 Advanced Education offerings below.

Last updated: March 23, 2018

Tuesday, May 22, 2018

9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Hosted by Smarter LifeStyle Network

Wrap up your Data-Driven Salon Event with a Q&A session with professional beauty industry veteran and icon Pat Parenty while enjoying a big southern breakfast. RSVP early to have your own questions added to the morning's agenda.

For his dedication to the professional beauty industry, Parenty was awarded the 2014 Legend Award from the International Salon/Spa Business Network. In his acceptance speech, he echoed one of the driving forces of his work to “allow all salon professionals to earn a better living and live a better life.”

Parenty will discuss how salons can increase the bottom line by creating an engaging and customized client experience while also putting data to work within the salon setting to help salon owners make better, more informed decisions.

Breakfast Includes:


Premium Vodka with Spicy Bloody Mary Mix

Brut Champagne with Freshly Squeezed Orange Juice


Assorted Fresh Tropical Juices, Fresh Sliced Seasonal Fruit, Crispy Bacon & Ham, Southern-Style Biscuits & Gravy, Cheese Grits, Scrambled Eggs with Cheddar Cheese and Assorted Fresh Baked Breakfast Breads, Muffins, Croissants, & Danishes with Butter & Fruit Preserves


9:00 AM - 1:00 PM

ZeeZor User Group and Q&A Session


10:30 AM - 1:00 PM

Kopsa Otte worked with hundreds of salon owners in over 40 states and is recognized as a leading tax and accounting firm for salons and spas.  Attending this half day program, you will learn:

  • All about the New Tax law and steps that need to be taking immediately to take advantages of the changes.
  • Ten write off’s that many salon owners miss.
  • Are you in the right form of business?
  • Five steps to “audit proof” your salon.
  • The three most important numbers on your financial statements that determine profit.
  • How to simply calculate your breakeven point.
  • Three common traits that all the successful salons we work with have.
  • Is succession in your future?  Now is the time to start the planning process.

Attendees of the class will also receive:

  • One hour of free telephone/internet tax consultation
  • A Free worksheet comparing your numbers to industry averages
  • A Free Breakeven worksheet
  • A Free Business Succession Checklist for Salons and Spa’s

Kopsa Otte CPA's & Advisors


News & Updates

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Hear what attendees said about the 2018 event!

img New Location for 2019!

Check out our new venue for 2019! The Crowne Plaza Atlanta Perimeter at Ravinia.

img Wrap Party Hosted by Minerva

The Data Driven Salon Summit Wrap Party by Minerva you won't want to miss!

img Come Early, Stay Late!

Saturday night through Tuesday lunch - Parties, Prizes, Dinners & Networking!

Contact Us:

(800) 576-8788


Phorest Salon Software suretint
KAO Goldwell LEVEL Minerva Smarter LifeStyle Network REF Hair Care USA
AVEDA ERGO STYLING TOOLS keune Millennium mindbody presence al Prose Rosy Salon Software / SalonInteractive SalonBiz SalonCloud Spec textel Tippy Vish
Cosmetologist Chicago Green Circle Salons intercoiffure IBSN PBA
Industry Consultants
Bonnie Bonadeo Eurisko Design Inspiring Champions, Inc. Kopsa Otte CPA Strategies
Presented By
Salon Today Modern Salon ZeeZor


“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

Maggie DiFalco

“A very powerful weekend filled with our industry's top leaders. I love learning from the best!!!!”

-Maggie DiFalco, Owner, Maggie The Salon, Pembroke Pines, FL

Mitch Eubanks

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, Salon Owner/Stylist, The Mitchell Wade Salon, Oviedo (Orlando), FL

Jeff South

“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, Intrigue Salon & Club Intrigue, Atlanta, GA

Matthew Khodayari

“Our second time attending DDSS and were not disappointed. Walked away inspired and motivated! We can't wait till next year!”

-Matthew Khodayari , President, Aria Salons, Atlanta, GA

Basil Konstantinidis

“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, Owner, NY Jungle Hair, Body & Soul, Tappan, NY. Paramus, NJ

“It’s about time there was a tech focused salon event and Data Driven nailed it”

-Ronan Perceval, CEO, Phorest, Philli

Amanda Olusanya

“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, Owner, Allen Ray Salon, Minneapolis, MN

Oliver Steinnagel

“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, Co-owner, Oliver’s Hair Salon, Overland Park, KS

“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 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

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

Danielle Hunt

“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, Manager, Panache Hair Salon and Day Spa, Whitehouse Station, NJ