Hair Expo Australia opens registration for 2019

Media release

Thursday 21 March 2019

The wait is over! Registration is officially open for the Australian hair industry’s most celebrated event, Hair Expo, the Festival of Hair.

“We are thrilled to be returning to Sydney in 2019 with a brand new program featuring some of the industry’s most brilliant and esteemed international talent and local heroes”, said Cory Watson, Hair Expo Event Director. “We have three incredible female headliners this year - Jen Atkin, Candy Shaw, and Tabatha Coffey, as well as a fabulous line up of well-known and boutique brands for hairdressers to immerse themselves in. We’ve also got some brand new initiatives we’ll be announcing shortly, and let’s not forget two show-stopping evening events you won’t want to miss!”

World renowned international headliners to showcase creative skills and business expertise

Hair Expo’s curated 2019 program is headed by three international superstars, each with a unique specialty, who will be sharing their invaluable knowledge with Australian and New Zealand hairdressers.

Celebrity Hairstylist Jen Atkin will head to Sydney for her first Hair Expo, in collaboration with Dyson. The self-made talent will lead a two-hour creative seminar where she’ll share all her styling secrets with the event’s professional audience, who attend Expo to learn the latest trends and tips to take back to their salons and clients.

Candy Shaw, recognised as ‘The Balay Lama’ for her industry-leading balayage skills, will be headlining Hair Expo for the second year running. Candy will share her tips and tricks on balayage colouring – a trend that continues to prove popular among consumers who are increasingly requesting balayage services in the salon – via two intimate hands-on workshops and a creative Look ‘n Learn session.

Hair Expo luminary Tabatha Coffey will return to Sydney for the first time in 4 years. She’ll be sharing her unmatched business knowledge in two small group sessions, as well as six individual one-on-one’s with business professionals wanting to elevate their careers and salon. These once-in-a-lifetime workshops will sell out fast.

The very best in value-education

Visitors can expect to become hairdressing superstars by the end of Hair Expo, thanks to a carefully curated education program for 2019. With business sessions, Look ‘n’ Learns, and hands-on workshops covering everything you need to know about the professional hairdressing industry, attendees are guaranteed to take home some invaluable key learnings they can apply to their businesses to help reach their true potential.

The latest innovations from leading brands

Visitors to Hair Expo Australia will have the opportunity to shop and see the latest product offerings from leading professional brands. A sample of brands exhibiting at Hair Expo Australia 2019 include Paul Mitchell, TIGI, Dyson, Oribe, Original&Mineral (O&M), Olaplex, Comfortel, Hot Tools, De

Lorenzo, Mizutani, evo, Balmain Hair Couture, R+Co, Excellent Edges, GlamPalm, Andis, Sunlights Balayage, Y.S. Park Professional, Seamless1 and many more.

Recognising the industry’s finest at the event of the year

The Hair Expo Awards will close off the long weekend when the industry’s foremost talent come together to see the winners crowned at a lavish awards evening dedicated to celebrating the true masters in their craft. Entries for the Hair Expo Awards are now closed.

An event that is unparalleled in Australasia, Hair Expo Australia unites the hair industry for three days of discovery, inspiration and celebration; with new brands and products, leading educators, and thrilling events all essential parts of the Hair Expo experience.

Hair Expo Australia takes place 8-10 June 2019 at the International Convention Centre Sydney. Early bird tickets available before 12 April at