FESTIVAL EDUCATION SESSIONS

Stay tuned for news and announcements for the 2023 Hair Festival.

 

Education plays a pivotal role in the hairdressing industry. This is why during both days Hair Festival delivers a refreshing full program of education to you. On both days, Festival Education Sessions will provide a broad mix of stimulating classes, demonstrations and speakers offered by some of the industry’s leading, most innovating and forthcoming companies and personalities.

From business to creative, we recognise you may want to attend different types of education. With Education Sessions on the Sunday and Monday that are created by educators along with companies, there is a variety of education offerings. Don’t forget REALtalk is also available on Sunday in 2 separate sessions. Please review that separately to this information See the timetable below and for further information on each session just scroll down.

Festival Education

Sessions Program

Festival Education Sessions Program

Sunday June 12, 2022
 

 

 Session 2 11:15am – 12:45pm
Bay 25 Showpony Hair ExtensionsPeter Thomsen, Belinda Mills & Adriana Marmino: pastels, partials, and placement

 

 Session 3 1:15pm – 2:45pm
Bay 25 ANTI Collective The Art of Now with Monique McMahon and Nathan Yip

 

 Session 4 3:15pm – 4:45pm
  Bay 25

Piloroo Eventspresents “Open Mic with a Twist” compered by Gary Latham and Clive Allwright.

See on stage JAYNE WILD. THE HOT SHOTS TEAM, BENNI TOGNINI. CATERINA DI BIASÈ, SHANE HENNING, ALI HOLMES, DAVE McCOLLOCH, ADAM DYER and SHARON BLAIN with models styling up a storm. Not to be missed.

 

Monday June 13, 2022
 
Session 1 9:15am – 10:15am
Bay 25 ghd HairWavy, curly & afro education with Rumbie Mutsiwa (Rumbie&Co)

 

 Session 2 10:45am – 11:45am
Bay 25 Dyson – Experience Dyson with Damien Rinaldo and Boris the Cuttery team
Upper Elston Mezz Pivot Point– Unlock your Potential Andrea de Deugd, Mikail Dasko and Vic Piccolotto
Elston Room Elite Hair Education – Pricing your Services, Strategy & Structure Mick Dwyer

 

 Session 3 12:15pm – 1:15pm
Bay 25 Excellent Edges – One Night Arvo Stand Pete Walstab, Jules Tognini, Tom White and Sam Overton
Elston Room Caitlyn Menzel Coaching – The Ultimate Client Experience Caitlyn Menzel

 

 Session 4 1:45pm – 2:45pm
Upper Elston Mezz De Lorenzo– Festival of King and Queens Ryan King, Lisa Polini, Holly Breen and Angela Soong
Bay 25 TONI&GUY – ‘Co-lab’ presents a fast and furious hour full of education, imagination and breath-taking hair from the TONI&GUY Australia Artistic team plus a special guest from the TONI&GUY International Artistic team.
Elston Room

The Sales Catalyst Neil Osborne

Spendsuasion®
Persuasion is the New Black

 

 Session 5 3:15pm – 4:15pm
Elston Room Richard Kavanagh – Session Styling Secrets Unplugged with 5 x Australian Session Stylist of the Year, Richard Kavanagh
Bay 25 *Hair Festival Competition

 

 Session 6 4:45pm – 5:45pm
Upper Elston Mezz

Seamless1 – Zero Visibility & Lights.Camera.Action!

Part 1 – Sarah Emilia (SARAH JADE)

Part 2 – Matthew Jabbour

Elston Room AREA Academy – The Wonder Of Why Eoin McCarthy and Leigh Winsor
Bay 25 *Hair Festival Competition

Session Details

Dyson

10:45AM – Bay 25

Experience Dyson with Damien Rinaldo and Boris the Cuttery team

Dyson solves real-world hair care problems like protecting natural shine and smoothness while preventing extreme heat damage, created state-of-the-art laboratories, and their professional hair dryers and straighteners help salon owners and stylists wherever their work takes them. 

ghd & Rumbie

9:15AM – Bay 25

ghd & Rumbie Education Collaboration

Join Rumbie and her team as they come together to celebrate the art of textured hair! Our brand new ghd Creative Artist & Texture Specialist will take you on an intellectual journey of all thing’s curls, waves and texture with live model demonstrations featuring multiple hair textures and ethnicities. Rumbie’s driving passion and purpose is to create a community that not only understands but truly celebrates curls.

Not to be missed, tickets will sell out fast!

Born and raised in Zimbabwe, Rumbie… Read more

Seamless1

4:45PM – Upper Elston Mezz

Zero Visibility & Lights.Camera.Action!

In this session each of these two amazing Seamless1 artists will be doing a 30 minute session for you.

This is a two part session.

Part 1 – Sarah will educate on her technique for applying tape extensions seamlessly to the front areas of the head to ensure zero visibility when wearing out or tying up, using her favourite Seamless1 curling wand.

 

Seamless1

4:45PM – Upper Elston Mezz

Zero Visibility & Lights.Camera.Action!

Part 2 – Matthew will take you through his famous “SHORT to LONG TRANSFORMATION”. Get up-close and personal with this national educator and ambassador, and experience a transformation like no other

Richard Kavanagh

3:15PM – Elston Room

Session Styling Secrets Unplugged with 5 x Australian Session Stylist of the Year, Richard Kavanagh

Learn the secrets to consistently creating award winning imagery; Understand what your clients see in an image, and how to interpret that; Translate your vision on camera effectively every time.

In this intimate 60 minute session, 5 x Australian Session Stylist of the Year, Richard Kavanagh will share salon friendly tips and tricks that you can use immediately to satisfy the fussiest of clients, as well as giving you insights into how to translate your creative vision, relay your message to a team, build a team, cut, colour and style hair for editorial, creating a collection and more…

Pivot Point

10:45AM – Upper Elston Mezz

Unlock your Potential

At Pivot Point, we believe every hairdresser and barber has the potential to be fabulous.

Immerse yourself in the Pivot Point method and see how a systems approach can transform your work, increase your confidence and build your clientele.

In this Look & Learn seminar you will get up close and personal with our National Education Team, led by international educator Vic Piccolotto, as they step you though a series of creative looks and show you how to implement a systems approach that will allow you to grow as a creative artist.

 

Excellent Edges

12:15PM – Bay 25

One Night Arvo Stand

Excellent Edges Ambassadors Jules Tognini, Tom White and Sam Overton along with Pete Walstab will take you through some pretty damn cool haircuts and show you why many is sometimes better than one.

And if you play your cards right, you may be able to take one home in a very casual, non-committal way. We are talking about scissors, not the boys sorry, but maybe you could just take Sam.

Elite Hair Education

10:45PM – Elston Room

Mick Dwyer

Mick Dwyer is a hair industry veteran who has been in the industry for 34 years. He is a co-founder of Elite Hair Education and the author of the guide, “Pricing your Services” APP, Ebook & Online Learning. He is a well-known speaker and holds regular events and webinars to teach industry professionals and up-and-coming stylists about the business and pricing strategies of the industry.

AREA ACADEMY

4:45PM – Elston Room

The Wonder Of Why

At AREA Academy our purpose is to “Build & Inspire Lives Through Hair”.

We question everything. We encourage imagination & we believe in a brighter future for our industry through collaboration & community. Not through competition!

“The Wonder of Why” is a deep dive into our analytical minds & will give attendees insights into how we think we can create a better industry, together! A world where we can step into our creativity & live life by design.

This session will uncover some of the key factors that have got us to where we are today such a personal brand, relationship building & will most certainly challenge you to question the blueprint!

Come join us for a once in a lifetime interactive experience this June…

De Lorenzo

1:45PM – Upper Elston Mezz

Festival of King and Queens

The “King” of cutting joins the De Lorenzo Colour Queens with a live showcase of diverse hair fashion. Cutting + Colouring + Styling + Fashion with Ryan King, Lisa Polini, Holly Breen and Angela Soong.

Join us to experience edgy and exciting haircuts flavoured with Pixel colouring. The work you will see can be used for your own creative work or taken straight back to the salon for expanding your clients experience keeping them stimulated and excited about hair!

TONI&GUY

1:45PM – Bay 25

TONI&GUY – presents a fast and furious hour full of education, imagination and breath-taking hair from the TONI&GUY Australia Artistic team plus a special guest from the TONI&GUY International Artistic team.

TONI&GUY Australia invites you to join them as they present the 2022 campaign, Co-Lab. A celebration of the TONI&GUY brand, this bold & brave collection pays homage to the brand’s archive, as well as the latest high fashion trends from London Fashion Week. Immerse yourself in the rich artistry of TONI&GUY, as the Australian Artistic Team & special International Guest Artist take you on a journey of dramatic statement cuts and colours. 

The sales catalyst

1:45PM – Elston Room

Spendsuasion®
Persuasion is the New Black

Created by Neil Osborne, the Spendsuasion® method blends ‘spending’ with ‘persuasion’. It’s specifically created for the Hair and Beauty Industries – giving them the exact words and when to say them, to create persuasive conversations with clients.

 

Piloroo

3:15PM – Bay 25

Piloroo Events presents “Open Mic with a Twist” compered by Gary Latham and Clive Allwright.

See on stage JAYNE WILD. THE HOT SHOTS TEAM, BENNI TOGNINI. CATERINA DI BIASÈ, SHANE HENNING, ALI HOLMES, DAVE McCOLLOCH, ADAM DYER and SHARON BLAIN with models styling up a storm. Not to be missed.

Collectively there are 4 different previous winners of Australian Hairdresser of the year with approximately 10 titles between them on stage. The guest artists will be in 3 groups with 20 mins each group on stage.

ANTI Collective

1:15PM – Bay 25

The Art of Now with Monique McMahon and Nathan Yip

Two industry trailblazers come head-to-head to create the new NOW of salon hair.

The polished luxe of Monique’s healthy hair, healthy colour with Nathan’s effortless cutting and grungy styling will shift your mindset and the way you create amazing hair.

This power session is crucial for any business or freelancer who wants to stay on top, unlocking skills that will send you viral.

If you came for a hair show, you may as well leave now…

How will you move with the movement? 

Caitlyn Menzel Coaching

12:15PM – Elston Room

Be The Best You Can Be

Caitlyn will teach you how to change your business and change your life.

Caitlyn coaching and mentoring is for the salon owner, home salon or sub-contractor from anywhere across the globe who are ready to level up, grab the bull by the horns and get deadly serious about making their salon the best it can be. 

Showpony

11:15AM – Bay 25

Peter Thomsen, Belinda Mills & Adriana Marmino: pastels, partials, and placement

Join us for this inspirational 90-minute Showpony Education event featuring our industry’s hottest talent.

Blonde maestro, Peter Thomsen, is united with the belle of pastels, Belinda Mills, and the indelible artist, Adriana Marmino.

Together they will share with you the secrets to quick and easy hair transformations using a wide range of Showpony hair extensions.