We’re handing the mic to a myriad of respected industry leaders, renowned educators, and beloved brands to share their knowledge, expertise, and insights on all things hair.

You’ll leave the Hair Festival Education Sessions with a laundry list of ideas on salon business, colour artistry, cut and style intricacies and so much more.

Take a look at the line up from 2023 below. The 2024 educators will be announced shortly.

Day 1 Program

Day 1 Program

Sunday June 11, 2023

Bay 25
9.15am – 10.15am Join ghd Creative Artists as they unveil the next in dream hairstyling with ghd’s breakthrough innovation, duet style.
Presented by ghd Hair
10.45am – 11.45am Beautiful and creative colour work focusing on Blondes by Holly Breen and Creative Colour applications and combinations by Angela Soong.
Presented by De Lorenzo
12.15pm – 1.15pm
L’Oréal ACCESS Education For The Future
Presented by L’Oréal ACCESS
1.45pm – 2.45pm
Curls Made Easy with Jonina Menzies, Kristy Hodgson, Maria Vaughan, and Belinda Keeley
Presented by LOHY
3.15pm – 4.15pm
Inspire with Belinda Mills and Caterina Di Biase
Presented by Showpony
Lower Elston Room
9.30am – 10.30am Zero Visibility with Sarah Emilia (Sarah Jade)
Presented by Seamless1
10.45am – 11.45am K-Flat Crop with Mark Rabone
Presented by WAHL Professional
12.00pm – 1.00pm LIONISE with Carolyn Gahan, Joshua Congreve, and Felicity Bruce
Presented by Joico
1.15pm – 2.15pm 5 Steps to Textured Up-Styling – Fast Tracked with Justine Wolfe
Presented by Polished Style 
2.30pm – 3.30pm Unveiling the power of Nanoplasty Straightening Systems – Look & Learn with us
Presented by Floractive
3.45pm – 4.45pm Fake tan, Real Hair Problems: Helping your clients prevent staining and long-lasting damage caused by sunless tan products
Presented by Auriche
Upper Elston
9.00am – 2.00pm *REALtalk Business Forum
2.30pm – 4.30pm *Haircutting Workshop MasterClass
Presented by Pivot Point

*Program subject to change 

Day 2 Program

Day 2 Program

Monday June 12, 2023

Lower Elston Room
8.30am – 9.30am Meditation – Unlock Your Creativity by Jake Putan
Presented by Legacy Education
Start Hair Festival Day 2 with a FREE-to-attend meditation practice with Jake Putan of Legacy Education. Just come and immerse yourself in a one-hour practice to cleanse the mind and soul.
10.00am – 11.00am Legacy – The Future of Business by Jake Putan
Presented by Legacy Education
11.30am – 12.30pm The Million Dollar Consultation By Leigh Winsor & Eoin McCarthy
Presented by One Zero One Education
1.00pm – 2.00pm Modern High-Top Fade with Sarah Wall
Presented by WAHL Professional


Bay 25
10.15am – 11.15am Cutting and Styling Hair Extensions with Peter Thomsen and Jules Tognini
Presented by Showpony
11.45am – 12.45pm A team of special guest artists to take you on a hair journey transforming bold blondes with Holly Breen and creative colour with Angela Soong.
Presented by De Lorenzo
1:15pm – 2:15pm Meta Culture
Presented by TONI&GUY AU


Upper Elston
10.15am – 11.15am Scroll Stopper: how to make hair look good on camera for social media, editorial, competitions and salon branding. 
Presented by Richard Kavanagh 
11.45am – 12.45pm Going Out in Style – The Final Farewell Look and Learn Seminar
Presented by Sharon Blain
1:15pm – 2:15pm Financial Wellness & Future-Proofing your Salon
Presented by Timely

*Program subject to change 

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