To have your proposed session considered for inclusion at IBS Las Vegas, June 24-26, 2023, please review the following information, enter requested details on the form, and read and accept the terms and conditions of participation.

IBS attendees include and, therefore, content should be targeted to: cosmetologists, hairdressers, barbers, makeup artists, nail technicians, beauty school students and beauty school instructors.

Selection Criteria:
The IBS program is strictly educational and not a forum for sales and marketing. Please be reminded that on this program, an attendee must be able to return to their salon and implement what they’ve learned regardless of what products they use. Proposed topics deemed to be commercial in nature will be discarded. Attendee feedback concerning the promotional nature of a presentation will impact future consideration.
Submissions are evaluated based on:
- Relevance to industry issues and originality
- Well-defined focus to an identified audience segment
- Case studies with proven/measurable results
- Educational value/non-commercialism
- Practical application of information
- Updated, fresh content not available at other events
- Speaker qualifications
Please be sure your submission is well-written. Use proper grammar, punctuation and make sure your class description makes sense. Choose a title that is marketing-worthy and that also speaks to what you will be teaching in the class. Please note that submissions that are not properly written or don't make sense WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED.

You may submit more than one session proposal by completing a separate form for each topic.

BEFORE YOU SUBMIT YOUR PROPOSAL FOR CONSIDERATION, PLEASE BE CERTAIN TO READ THE TERMS & CONDITIONS OF PARTICIPATION. Do not check the agreement and submission button unless you are prepared to comply.

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* 1. Name of Proposed Speaker

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* 2. Title

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* 3. Company

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* 4. Contact Information

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* 7. Proposed Session Title (90 characters max)

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* 8. Please provide a brief session description: (900 characters max)

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* 9. Please provide a link to a video that demonstrates you as a public speaker

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* 10. Speaker Headshot
Please submit a speaker headshot to accompany session description (only in vehicles where photos are used), your photo must be high resolution .jpg file only, and the file must be named with the speaker last name. For example, LASTNAME.jpg.

PDF, PNG, JPG, JPEG file types only.
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* 11. Please provide a brief professional bio: (900 characters max)

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* 12. Are you affiliated with any manufacturer/suppliers to the beauty industry?

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* 13. If yes, please list:

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* 14. Are you or your company equipped to convey Continuing Education Hours? If so, please describe.

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By executing this application, you are in agreement with the following terms and conditions:

If selected to be a speaker at IBS Las Vegas 2023, you agree not to promote specific products or services in the presentation. An attendee should be able to leave your session able to execute objectives regardless of the products or services they use.

Show Management reserves the right to make any changes deemed appropriate to class title, description, categories and other information for marketing purposes.

Classes are not to be used as an introduction to other seminars, events or services. Requiring attendees to purchase additional items or services to obtain the information advertised in the class description is strictly prohibited. If educators choose to offer certificates for their class, it is the speaker’s obligation to collect the attendee’s contact information and pay for, as well as supply, the promised items/information.

Questex is not responsible for providing any product, tools, equipment or furniture (with the exception of basic audio-visual equipment and attendee seating which Questex will provide in the meeting room.)

Speakers agree that, if selected, their proposed session may be scheduled on any day of the conference. By virtue of this submission, you indicate your availability and agreement to scheduling of session on date and time to be determined by Questex.

Acceptance of your proposal does not include compensation for your participation or travel expenses. For the avoidance of doubt, if Questex cancels or postpones the event for any reason then you will not be entitled to any reimbursement of expenses incurred.

Although Questex does not provide speaker honorariums, speakers do enjoy significant media exposure through the Event(s) multi-faceted attendance promotion campaign.

Please be sure your name, title, company, proposed session title, session description and speaker bio are submitted in the manner you wish the information to appear in promotional materials. Please note, however, session descriptions and speaker bios may be subject to editing for length or grammatical reasons. 

Speaker assumes all risks and accept sole responsibility for any injury (including, but not limited to, personal injury, disability, and death), illness, damage, loss, claim, liability, or expense, of any kind, that Speaker may experience or incur in connection with Speaker’s participation in the event. Speaker hereby releases, covenants not to sue, discharges, and hold harmless Questex, its employees, agents, and representatives, of and from any such claims, including all liabilities, claims, actions, damages, costs or expenses of any kind arising out of or relating thereto.

Specifically relating to the global COVID-19 pandemic, Speaker acknowledges the contagious nature of COVID-19 and voluntarily assumes the risk of exposure or infection by Speaker’s participation. Speaker understands that the risk of becoming exposed to or infected by COVID-19 at the event may result from the actions, omissions, or negligence of others who may attend the event or their families, colleagues, or others with whom they may have contact. Accordingly, Speaker understands and agrees that this release includes any claims based on the actions, omissions, or negligence of Questex, its employees, agents, and representatives, whether a COVID-19 infection occurs before, during, or after participation in the event.