Irish industry event will return in new year with international expert panel
Phorest Salon Software is bringing back its annual Salon Owners Summit in January 2023, its first since the Covid pandemic began.
Conceived as an inspirational and educational platform, the Summit will be hosted at the Dublin Royal Convention Centre. It offers salon owners the latest consumer and salon research insights, as well as product innovation from Phorest. The event will feature a series of keynote topics, panel discussions, workshops, and plenty of networking opportunities for salon owners making growth plans for 2023.
Speakers announced to date include beauty entrepreneur Liz Earle MBE, chief product officer of Phorest Salon Software Paddy Monaghan, US salon business consultant Geno Stampora, manifesting expert and self-development coach Roxie Nafousi and salon owner, educator and social media guru Sophia Hilton, a Most Wanted Legend.
More than 700 salon owners are expected to attend, with guests visiting from across the UK, Ireland, US, Canada, Australia, and Germany. Ronan Perceval, Phorest’s chief executive, will host the 2023 event. “As the technology partner to almost 10,000 salons globally we are in a unique position to engage with salon customers daily,” he said. “This enables us to provide valuable insights, tools, and product innovation to empower them to grow their business revenue year on year.”
A recent survey showed 48 per cent of consumers are influenced by their service provider when buying retail, with Ronan seeing this as an incredible opportunity that salon owners should leverage and use to boost revenue. “The Summit provides the perfect in-person networking and learning opportunity for salon owners and their senior teams. Our objective is to create an immersive and highly engaging event that will inspire, educate, inform, and energise salons to kickstart their 2023,” he added.
The event finishes with an after-show party. Tickets are available at salonownersummit.com