May 19-21, 2019 // Atlanta, GA

Bonus Events

Come early, stay late! At Data-Driven Salon, we’ve got a full weekend planned for you with activities running from Saturday night until Tuesday at noon - parties, prizes, networking, education and much more! Check it all out here:

Last updated: March 23, 2018

Saturday, May 19, 2018

5:30 PM - 8:00 PM

The Keune Advanced Academy graciously extends an invitation to all Data-Driven Salon Summit attendees to "The Collection", a showcase of eight looks inspired by fashion both on and off the runway. The Keune Creative Team will reveal their journey in creating each look, including the cut, color and finish. The complimentary invitation includes drinks, light bites and product samples! (All attendees are invited to the reception free of charge)

Location (short cab ride) : 3344 Peachtree Road #200, Atlanta (Buckhead), GA  30326

Click here to download the Keune Flyer - note this special event registration is separate from your Data-Driven Salon Summit Registration. Click here to RSVP for the Keune event only.

Sunday, May 20, 2018

7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Check your Show Guide for a listing of nearby restaurants!

Monday, May 21, 2018

4:15 PM - 5:15 PM

We’ll explore how you can take advantage of data and technology to drive the profitability of your color business and understand…

  • How much color is being used for each of your color applications?
  • What are the top color applications each of your colorists use?
  • Are you ordering the color you need?
  • How much of your color is being wasted?

Hosted by SureTint Technologies

Hunnicutt Ballroom

5:30 PM - 10:00 PM

Join us for a special evening with industry friends at a special VIP Party at the Minerva Beauty Showroom. They’ll provide dinner and drinks including food trucks, margaritas, wine, a cigar bar and special presentations by salon industry celebrity guests. Check out what's in store here!

Roundtrip transportation will be provided for Data-Driven Salon Summit attendees. It is recommended you indicate you are going as part of your Data-Driven Salon Summit registration.

All registered VIP Party guests will receive a recently launched Minerva BI-5000 Professional Italian Blow Dryer and a chance to win other special prizes.

(no additional charge to attend this Party)

Bus Information:

First Bus Loads at 5:15pm (first departure 5:30pm); then 5:45pm, final departure 6:00pm 

Second Departure: 5:45pm

Last Departure: 6:00pm

Return information to be announced.

Party Location:   390 Jim Daws Road, Monroe, GA

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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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

“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

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

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

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

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

“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

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

-Ronan Perceval, CEO, Phorest, Philli

“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

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

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

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

Past Sponsors

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