Salon International – the ‘Heart of Hairdressing’ returns for 2018

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The UK’s leading hair show, Salon International, will return to ExCeL, London this autumn with a stellar line-up of artists including Sassoon Academy, Rush, Schwarzkopf Professional, Toni & Guy and Patrick Cameron - all of whom will be showcasing their skills on stage, making the three-day event the hottest ticket in town.

Running between the 13th - 15th October 2018, Salon International is the go-to show for hair professionals from across the globe. With over 400 exhibitors including new for 2018 - Goldwell, KMS, Balmain, Great Lengths, Milkshake and Reuzel – it is guaranteed to provide the 40,000+ visitors the ultimate hair experience.

Jayne Lewis-Orr, executive director of Salon International says,

Salon International is at the heart of the industry and platforms the absolute best in education and innovation with the single aim of inspiring excellence.

This year we are delighted to welcome to the Live Auditorium the truly talented teams from Sassoon Professional, Schwarzkopf Professional, Rush, Toni & Guy and Patrick Cameron, alongside Mahogany who will be running this year’s Salon Seminar sessions. Every year these industry leaders wow with their skill and artistic creativity, and we know that 2018 will be no exception.

Salon Live Shows 2018
Saturday, 13th October
  • Sassoon Academy
Sunday, 14th October
  • Schwarzkopf Professional
  • Sassoon Academy
  • Toni&Guy
  • Rush Live
Monday, 15th October
  • Patrick Cameron
  • BaByliss Pro
Salon Seminars 2018
Saturday, 13th October
  • Mahogany (12 - 1:30pm)
Sunday, 14th October
  • Mahogany (12 - 1:30pm)

Also on display will be the finalists’ collections for HJ’s 2018 British Hairdressing Awards sponsored by Schwarzkopf Professional. Displayed in the Gallery, the images from the 90 finalists and British Hairdresser of the Year nominees will be available for visitors to view, before the winner is announced on the 26th November at a star-studded awards ceremony in London.

Salon International is the premier event in the hairdressing calendar for those working within the profession and it is here that the hairdressing industry launches the latest products and equipment and platforms the trend collections for the coming season, while visitors come to look, listen, learn and buy.

Salon International takes place at ExCeL London from 13th-15th October 2018. To purchase an advance ticket to the exhibition or to buy tickets to the Salon Live Shows or Seminar Sessions, visit (tickets go on sale from 31st May 2018 ). All tickets are available for hair professionals and those working within the hair industry only.

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