Orlando, FL November 16, 2021 – Premiere Orlando 2021 did NOT skip a beat! Coming back from a one-year hiatus felt like a dream come true! Tradeshows looked a little different this year, but the amount of inspiring educational classes, top brand name exhibitors, and creative Main Stage & Color Stage presentations were not lacking. Taking place at the Orange County Convention Center, October 17-18, 2021, Premiere Orlando came together IN PERSON with 36,000 visits from beauty professionals from across the U.S. and globe safely, over the 2-day show. “Premiere Orlando has been at the Center of Hospitality for more than 25 years and we are elated to welcome them back,” said OCCC Executive Director Mark Tester. “Featuring education and networking opportunities from the best beauty specialists and top exhibiting companies, Premiere Orlando is doing Business Better than Usual for their exhibitors, guests, attendees and the international beauty community.”

Premiere’s promise to bring the education you need to succeed™ proved true with 400 plus classes in just 2 days, all FREE with the purchase of a show pass! Attendees came rushing into powerfully inspirational classes, bringing new skills to their clients, and feeling refreshed and ready to move their careers forward. With some amazing STANDING ROOM ONLY classes taught by NEW educators to Premiere Orlando like Ashlee Norman, Jack Martin, and Nicck Townsend.

Shared Stages, Shared Success!
The Premiere Orlando Main Stage and the NEW co-location of Color Stage was packed with impressive presentations from talented educators and top brands like: Chrystofer Benson Collective (Featuring Chrystofer Benson, Cory Hoffman, Greta Coston, Pati Plymire, Sean Hayes, Samantha Smith-Daly & Shannon King), Lala’s Updos (Featuring Lala Chihaia), SexyHair (Featuring Antonio Estrada & Josh Perez), STMNT (Featuring Sofie Pok), ULTA Beauty Pro Team (Featuring Nick Stenson, Ammon Carver, Danielle Keasling, Michelle O’Connor, Pekela Riley, Sean Godard, Sonya Dove & David Lopez), and Victory Barber & Brand (Featuring Matty Conrad). Showcasing stunning color creations were incredible artists like: Chrystofer Benson Collective (Featuring Chrystofer Benson, Sam Villa, Samantha Smith-Daly & Shannon King), Masters of Balayage (Featuring Ryan Weeden), Truss (Featuring Mickey Colon Jr), and the Ulta Beauty Pro Team (Featuring Sean Godard & Sonya Dove).


Premiere Orlando’s impressive exhibit floor was THE place to stock up on all the latest products of the year! Exhibitors and attendees alike buzzed the show floor networking, shopping, and exploring new finds. Hairstylists favorites like Amika, CLICS, Farouk Systems, K18 Hair, Keratin Complex, L’ANZA Healing Haircare, Sexy Hair, and Sunlights Balayage brought all the product launches and celebrity artists to crowd the booths Sunday & Monday. The Men’s Zone was full of back-to-back demonstrations from top brands like L3VEL3, Reuzel, Tomb 45, Victory Barber & Brand, and Wahl. Let’s not forget Nail World’s dazzling selection of brands to shop and learn from like Apres Nail, Designed by Tony Ly, KUPA Incorporated, LeChat Nail Care Products, Light Elegance Nail Products, Jenny’s Secret, and so many more! Dayspa did not hold back either! Estheticians shopped tons of skincare products and tools with brands like DermaStart Inc., Eminence Organic Skin Care, FarmHouse Fresh, M.A.D. Skincare, and Mark Lees Skin Care Inc.


Coming Together in person at Premiere Orlando this year meant more than just networking and taking classes. It’s about taking part in powerful conversations like Black Artists Rise (hosted by Keya Neal), Bridging the Gap Between the Medical Doctors, Cosmetologists and Trichologists (including Connie Judge and Sharon Reams), Returning to the Salon Post Pandemic – Business Roundtable (including Tomeka James, Paul J. Digrigoli, Amy Carter, Kevin Kirk), Supercharging Your Future: Lessons Learned from the Pandemic (including Najah Aziz and Cherry Petenbrink), and The Pigmented Panel (including Jalia Pettis, Wanza Poole, Brendnetta Ashley, and Craig “Skilz” McLaurin).


Attendees turned rivals for a moment on the Premiere Orlando competition stages. The opportunity for professionals and students alike to showcase their talents, win cash prizes and recognition in categories like:


  • Hair Cutting – Competitors Choice
  • Professionals & Students

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Naturally Textured:

  • Control Your Curls Natural Texture

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Clipper Cutting:

  • Traditional Fade
  • Freestyle
  • Student: Freestyle

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  • Gel Polish Manicure
  • Salon French with Art Accent
  • Artistic French
  • Embellish It!
  • Fantasy Complete Look
  • Turn in Entries:
    • 3-D Nail Art – On the Farm
    • Hand-Painted – Things That Go Bump in the Night
    • Bling!

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There’s no better feeling than connecting with your beauty industry besties, immersing in incredible education, and shopping the show-stopping exhibit floor. So, let’s do it again! Premiere Orlando 2022 is set to happen again in just 8 months on June 4-6, 2022. Check out all of the amazing moments of 2021’s show here!