Guide To Hair Expo


The countdown to Hair Expo 2014 is well and truly on, kicking off this Saturday, June 7, and winding down with the Hair Expo Awards on Monday the 9th.

This annual industry extravaganza draws together the Southern Hemisphere’s hairdressing community. It offers an unparalleled opportunity to experience the largest display of brands and products, world-class education, international talent and show stopping live performances, making it a showcase that is not to be missed.

Make your Hair Expo 2014 ride a first class experience by following this users’ guide:


Relocated to the new, especially-built Glebe Island venue (while the Darling Harbour Sydney Convention and Exhibition Centre undergoes a three-year makeover) this year’s Expo will be as easy as ever to get to.

With dedicated transport from all partner hotels and an array of public transport options – including an exclusive UBER taxi service and complimentary Darling Harbour ferry service – there are plenty of options to ensure your expo weekend kicks off on a high.

Check out all recommended travel options by visiting the official Hair Expo transport guide:

Skip the queues and take the express route by pre-booking your Hair Expo ticket online.

For those after a skills update, don’t miss this year’s epic education line-up. From business sessions with the renowned Tabatha Coffey, to inspirational seminars from the likes of the UK’s Mark Hayes and Russian hair stylist extraordinaire Dmitry Vinokurov (his creation pictured below), make sure you get online and secure your Hair Expo 2014 education seat before it’s too late.


Get maximum value from your entry ticket and take advantage of all that is offered on-floor. With a showcase that includes some of the biggest names in the business, including Schwarzkopf Professional, L’Oreal Professionnel, AVEDA, Wella Professionals, ghd, Goldwell and many more.

Stock up on products and tools at exclusive expo prices, while experiencing some of the latest industry products and services to hit the market.

To assist on the business side of things, be sure to pay the newly-created Meet The Expert zone a visit and receive free advice from experts across the fields of marketing, insurance, recruitment and social media.


And for a showcase of endless inspiration, trends and techniques from both leading industry names and upcoming talent, be sure to visit both the Hair Expo Main and Launch Pad Stage.

It wouldn’t be Hair Expo without a party. Boasting a glamorous new gala location at Sydney’s prestigious event venue, The Star, this year’s gala nights are set to ignite creativity like never before. With three unmissable visual spectaculars, including the Opening Gala on Saturday night; Generation Next Project on Sunday night; and finally – the culmination of the weekend – the annual Hair Expo Awards, taking place on Monday night.


With a jam-packed talent showcase that includes some of the biggest names in the business, experience a red-carpet affair and book in for this year’s Gala Nights.

Visit for an exclusive social media discount of 25 percent off the individual ticket price to the Saturday Opening Gala.

Hair Expo offers unparalleled networking opportunities. Whether you’d like to get up close and personal with industry experts and suppliers or just meet like-minded individuals, take advantage of your three-day chance to make valuable industry connections.

And download the mobile app to mmake sure your 2014 expo experience is as seamless as possible. Featuring a live floor map, attraction alerts and exhibitor lists, the app will ensure you don’t miss a thing.

To download the app for both Android and Apple visit

Whether you are after a jam-packed experience, an education upgrade or seeing a stellar line-up of industry stars, there’s no excuse for missing this industry event of the year.

Make haste and purchase your ticket to Hair Expo 2014 by visiting


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