Festival Education Sessions

LEARN

INSPIRE

CONNECT

LEARN

INSPIRE

CONNECT

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 Monday 13 June, 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 that there are many educators, along with companies. To showcase their education portfolio we have a variety of Festival Education Sessions options available for you.

Festival Education Sessions Program

 Session 1 9:15am – 10:15am
Track 8 Timely – Why an inclusive salon is good for the world, and good for your business
Mary Haddock-Staniland
Bay 17 ghd Education collaboration with Rumbie
Rumbie Mutsiwa (Rumbie&Co)
Elston Room James Fitzgerald – Developing a highly effective Digital Strategy 
 Session 2 10:45am – 11:45am
Track 8 Dyson – Experience Dyson with Damian Rinaldo
Damian Rinaldo (Boris the Cuttery)
Bay 17 Pivot Point – Unlock your Potential
Sarah Conlon, Mikail Dasko and Vic Piccolotto
Elston Room Elite Education
Mick Dwyer
 Session 3 12:15pm – 1:15pm
Track 8 Excellent Edges – One Night Arvo Stand
Pete Walstab, Jules Tognini, Tom White and Sam Overton
Bay 17 Caitlyn Menzel Coaching – Topic TBC
Caitlyn Menzel
Elston Room Sustainable Salons – The Purpose-Driven Profit
Paul Frasca
 Session 4 1:45pm – 2:45pm
Track 8 De Lorenzo – Master cutting
Ryan King, Laura Spinney and Angela Soong
Bay 17 TONI&GUYConnected’, a celebration of hair and creative techniques suited to the individuality and diversity of the Australian client
Elston Room Piloroo
 Session 5 3:15pm – 4:15pm
Track 8 La Biosthetique with Katy Reeves and Friends 
Katy Reeves
Bay 17 piiq Digital – Styling secrets unplugged
Richard Kavanagh
Elston Room *Hair Festival Competition
 Session 6 4:45pm – 5:45pm
Track 8 Seamless1 Zero Visibility & Lights.Camera.Action!
Sarah Emilia (SARAH JADE) & Matthew Jabbour (Hair Den)
Bay 17 AREA Academy – The Wonder Of Why
Eoin McCarthy, Leigh Winsor and Daniel Fortino
Elston Room *Hair Festival Competition

 

Ticket options

$325

Get access to every session the entire Monday, simply select the All-Day pass (or included in your Hair Festival All-Event pass)
(price AUD, ex GST.)

$65

Select your favourite session(s) in the registration steps to purchase Single-Session pass(es)
(price AUD, ex GST.)

Session Details

10:45AM – Track 8
Experience Dyson with Damian Rinaldo
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.

Influencer, director, and speaker Damien Rinaldo loves sharing his passion for hairdressing. He has won more than 60 IHS competitions and is a five-time Hair Expo Australian Hairdresser of the Year finalist. His award-winning salon, Boris the Cuttery, opened in 2012 and is armed with the unique ‘cool-ness’ of a fictional and uber-creative character called Boris. Damien’s… Read more

Dyson

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Dyson

10:45AM – Track 8
Experience Dyson with Damian Rinaldo
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.

Influencer, director, and speaker Damien Rinaldo loves sharing his passion for hairdressing. He has won more than 60 IHS competitions and is a five-time Hair Expo Australian Hairdresser of the Year finalist. His award-winning salon, Boris the Cuttery, opened in 2012 and is armed with the unique ‘cool-ness’ of a fictional and uber-creative character called Boris. Damien’s…. Read more

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ghd

& Rumbie

9:15AM – Bay 17
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

4:45PM – Track 8
Zero Visibility & Lights.Camera.Action!

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

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.

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! 

Read more

Seamless1

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Seamless1 

4:45PM – Track 8
Zero Visibility & Lights.Camera.Action!

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

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.

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! 

Read more

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Timely

9:15AM – Track 8
Why an inclusive salon is good for the world, and good for your business
 
Diverse, inclusive salons win more customers, retain them at higher rates, and make more money.

Bold claims, but Timely’s Chief People & Inclusion Officer, Mary Haddock-Staniland, is here to tell us why they’re all true. Join Mary and industry panelists, Garreth Lenagh and Kristina Russell, in a discussion that will help the hair and beauty industry become more accessible, more inclusive, and – ultimately – more successful.

 

3:15PM – Bay 17
Styling secrets unplugged

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…

More information

piiq

Digital

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piiq

Digital 

3:15PM – Track 12
Styling secrets unplugged

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…

More information

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James

Fitzgerald,

SMK

9:15AM – Elston Room
Developing a highly effective Digital Strategy

Join SMK as it provides the blueprint for driving measurable results by harmonising and integrating organic earned, owned and paid media channels. Examining everything from paid and organic Social and Search, to Google My Business, Google Maps, Email and more.

James is Executive Director of Programming at SMK, a specialist learning and development organisation which exists to help businesses use social media, mobile and digital channels more effectively. SMK trains and educates more professionals on the subjects of social media, content marketing, online video and digital than any other organisation in the region.

10:45AM – Bay 17
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.

Meet the speakers

 

Pivot

Point

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Pivot

Point 

10:45AM – Track 12
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.

Meet the speakers

 

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Excellent

Edges

12:15PM – Track 8
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.

 

4:45PM – Bay 17
The Wonder Of Why
At AREA Academy our mission is to challenge the conventional ways in which stylists think about & approach men’s haircutting. We want to help people in discovering an alternative belief system & perspective that will ultimately help them in realising their potential.

With this session we want to help attendees understand not only the “why” behind our thought process & cutting techniques, but also the “how” – in terms of staying both efficient & effective when working on the shop floor. This will be achieved through visual demonstration & in-depth explanation showcasing an array of the most modern men’s styles from each of our diverse team members.

Meet the speakers

 

 

AREA

ACADEMY

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AREA

ACADEMY

3:15PM – Track 12
The Wonder Of Why
At AREA Academy our mission is to challenge the conventional ways in which stylists think about & approach men’s haircutting. We want to help people in discovering an alternative belief system & perspective that will ultimately help them in realising their potential.

With this session we want to help attendees understand not only the “why” behind our thought process & cutting techniques, but also the “how” – in terms of staying both efficient & effective when working on the shop floor. This will be achieved through visual demonstration & in-depth explanation showcasing an array of the most modern men’s styles from each of our diverse team members.

Meet the speakers

 

 

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Sustainable

Salons

12:15PM – Elston Room
The Purpose-Driven Profit
From the rise of the eco-conscious consumer to the way we exchange money, the profit model has evolved leaving many of us in the dark about how to improve a stubborn bottom line. The Purpose-Driven Profit, hosted by Sustainable Salons Co-founder Paul Frasca, presents a line-up of leading commentators that will uncover why and how adopting ethical and circular economy practices, new transactional technology and community-mindedness can rocket your business to new heights.

Ignite your curiosity and leave with a generous helping of practical ideas on how you can get started down the path to feel-good profit.

 

1:45PM – Bay 17
TONI&GUY present their 2021 global campaign ‘Connected’, which is a celebration of hair and creative techniques which are suited to the individuality and diversity of the Australian client.
TONI&GUY Australia invite you to join them as they present their 2021 global campaign ‘Connected’, which embodies three guiding principles delivered by TONI&GUY hairdressers to their client:

Health: how we look after our clients hair, leaving them feeling and looking good from the inside out.
Beauty: how we make our client feel good, from the right choices we make to personalise each… Read more

 

TONI&GUY

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TONI&GUY

1:45PM – Track 12
TONI&GUY present their 2021 global campaign ‘Connected’, which is a celebration of hair and creative techniques which are suited to the individuality and diversity of the Australian client.
TONI&GUY Australia invite you to join them as they present their 2021 global campaign ‘Connected’, which embodies three guiding principles delivered by TONI&GUY hairdressers to their client:

Health: how we look after our clients hair, leaving them feeling and looking good from the inside out.
Beauty: how we make our client feel good, from the right choices we make to personalise each… Read more

 

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De Lorenzo

1:45PM – Track 8
Master Cutting
Master cutting with award winning cutting specialists Ryan King and Laura Spinney on stage together with Australia’s only Pixel colour Educator, 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!

Meet the speakers

 

$325

Get access to every session the entire Monday, simply select the All-Day pass (or included in your Hair Festival All-Event pass)
(price AUD, ex GST.)

$65

Select your favourite session(s) in the registration steps to purchase Single-Session pass(es)
(price AUD, ex GST.)

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