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Sola Salon Studios Brings their Sola Sessions Event to Chicago this September

by NAILS Staff | June 26, 2018

On Monday, September 24th, 2018, Sola Salon Studios will present the biggest Sola Sessions event to date. Located in downtown Chicago, Sola Sessions aims to provide educational and inspirational content to attendees. Professional hairdresser, salon owner, and Global Artistic Director for Paul Mitchell, Robert Cromeans, will be making his first appearance on the Sessions stage this fall. The salon industry legend will be joined by Mary Cuomo, representing John Paul Mitchell Systems to discuss the importance of retail and provide an artistic show for the audience. Other speakers will include Passion Squared’s Nina Kovner, Mizani’s Evie Johnson, North American Hairstyling Awards (NAHA) finalist Jamal Edmonds, business leader and coach Terri Cowan, Kim Bennett, Sola Cultural Ambassador, Jennie Wolff, Sola VP Marketing and Education, and a special panel of leading ladies in the beauty industry including Eden Sassoon, Najah Aziz, Sonya Dove, Jenny Strebe, and Tracey Hughes. Plus, on the day preceding the event, Sunday, September 23rd, attendees may attend a bonus cutting class taught by barber John Mosley for Hattori Hanzo Shears, followed by a vendor expo in the evening.

Sola Salon Studios has more than 400 locations in the US and Canada that provides salon professionals with the opportunity to obtain the flexibility and benefits of salon ownership without risks and costs associated with opening their own traditional salon. Sola offers move-in ready, fully equipped salon studios and support to help and inspire professionals to launch successful businesses.

Admission to the Sola Salon Sessions event is $149. In addition to the aforementioned activities, the ticket will include a cocktail reception, a swag bag, prizes, and non-hair related workshops from brands such as Bioelements, OPI, and pro makeup artist resource Muse Beauty. Book your ticket before June 30th to get $30 off! Visit for more information.

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