Beauty Expo Launches The Australian Beauty and Aesthetics Conference

Spoiler alert: The expert lineup is HUGE.

After a three-year hiatus due to the pandemic, Australia’s largest celebration of all things beauty is officially back. Taking place from 20 August to 21 August 2022 in Sydney, this two-day beauty and aesthetics extravaganza is a must-visit for industry professionals.

Event highlights

The Australian Beauty & Aesthetics Conference will present over 30 sessions of immersive education including the new aesthetics stream.

Beauty Expo Event Director, Nina Vidale says:

“We are so very excited to be able to welcome you back to Beauty Expo Australia, where the beauty industry will reunite in the country’s largest celebration of all things beauty in one bumper weekend, 20-21 August.

“Beauty Expo Australia has championed the local beauty scene for almost two decades. Our events and community have helped shape the future of beauty trends, innovations and product offerings in Australia and beyond and in 2022 we introduce the inaugural Australian Beauty & Aesthetics Conference (ABAC). With 2 days of feature keynote presentations, panel discussions, case studies and educational sessions, mix and match sessions across 3 simultaneous streams covering: The Business of BeautyDermal Health & Wellness and our exciting new addition The Art of Aesthetics.”


Expo ticket holders will be able to take advantage of cutting-edge insights from industry leaders while learning about all the latest innovations and skill development opportunities for teams.

Aesthetics professionals will enjoy learning about state-of-the-art new tools and techniques.
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Attendees can hear from over 30 industry experts including Maria Thattil (former Miss Universe Australia), Emma Hobson (Dermalogica), Carly Knowles (Belle Pelle Body Clinic), Matt Williams (Professional Beauty Solutions), Jazz Pampling (Brow Artist), Karla McDiarmid (Macquarie Medispa), Fiona Tuck (Vita-sol), Paul Frasca (Sustainable Salons), Gay Wardle (Gay Wardle Education), Nina Gajic (Skin Virtue), Tina Viney (Aesthetic Practitioners Advisory Network), Dr Mariusz Gajewski (Star Cosmetic Medicine), Nancy Abdou (The Dermal & Laser Institute), Sarah Hudson (Skin by Sarah Hudson), and Chiza Westcarr (Glow Skin & Nutrition Founder).

Product discovery

More than 200 leading brands from Australia and overseas will be showcased. Professional beauty brands and products across 32 categories will be featured including Candela, Medik8, Dermalogica, Crown Brushes, Lycon Cosmetics, and many more.

Expo attendees will be able to get up close and personal with products from over 200 brands.
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The Business Couch

If you’re wanting to take your business to the next level, you can also book a free half-hour one-on-one consultation with a specialist on the Business Couch. Choose from a lineup of experts in salon management, sales and marketing, plus training and development.

Summary of important details

Where: The Australian Beauty and Aesthetics Conference will be on from 9am to 5pm daily on Saturday 20 August and Sunday 21 August.

When: This major beauty and aesthetics event will be taking place at the ICC Sydney Exhibition Centre Darling Harbour in Sydney.

COVID-safety: Beauty Expo Australia is excited to welcome the industry back to live events in a safe environment and the well-being, health and safety of attendees remain a number one priority. With this in mind, RX Global (Reed Exhibitions) has developed a formal COVID-safe event plan and protocols with venues and local government authorities to ensure a safe return to ‘business normal’ at all RX Global events.

The Australian Beauty & Aesthetics Conference will be held over two days at ICC Sydney Exhibition Centre Darling Harbour in Sydney.
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Ticketing information

Tickets are now available online with three pricing options as follows.

Ticket typeEarly birdStandardDoor
Expo Pass
Access to the expo floor and free content on the Main Stage and Business Couch etc. all weekend
1 Day Conference Pass
Book either Saturday or Sunday and have access to over 15 sessions across all three steams (includes expo entry on both days)
2 Day Conference Pass
Unlimited freedom with access to over 30 sessions across all three streams (includes expo entry on both days)

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