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10:00 a.m.
Welcome Ceremony
by Michelle D’Allaird-Brenner
Let’s get together as we immerse ourselves into the power of connection. It is our essence.
Michelle D’Allaird-Brenner is a licensed esthetician, cosmetologist, CIDESCO Diplomat and the owner of the Aesthetic Science Institute. She has more than 30 years of experience in the skin care and beauty industry, including teaching, curriculum development, speaking, test development and writing. She is the co-author to Salon Fundamentals esthetics, and author of Milady’s Standard Makeup textbook. She is also the director of education for Aesthetics International Association, and a member of PBA and AACS.
10:10 a.m.
Master the Art of Precision Eyebrow Shaping (DEMO)
by Nicck Townsend
Beautifully shaped brows make a big impression. As clients become increasingly loyal to their local eyebrow gurus, the ability to shape, rehab and customize precision brows is in greater demand than ever before. Master Brow Artist, Nicck Townsend, demonstrates his award-winning technique for standout eyebrow shaping.

Not a hair out of place! Give your clients the eyebrow perfection they’ve been waiting for with customized precision brow shaping!
Nicck Townsend, affectionately known as the “Brow King,” is a licensed master esthetician and an award winning professional Makeup & Eyebrow Artist servicing Pennsylvania, New York, New Jersey, Delaware and Maryland. He has over 10 years of experience working in print, television, special event and bridal makeup. Nicck’s work has been recognized by Philadelphia Magazine (Best Makeup Application, 2008 and Best Eyebrow Shaping, 2013). Nicck changes clients’ lives by changing the way they look, the way they feel, and the way they treat themselves.
10:40 a.m.
Spa Positivity Power – Why Positivity in the Spa Begins with Spa Leaders and How it Increases Happiness and Revenue (MOTIVATIONAL)
by Brian Goodwin
As a busy spa leader, you’re focused on managing schedules, inventory, planning events and, on top of all that, making a profit. But productive and engaged employees are motivated by more than just the bottom line. More and more, workplace leaders are realizing the impact that wellness and positivity have on all aspects of business. Harness the power of positivity to create more happiness, increase employee engagement and boost revenue in your spa today.

Real strategies and techniques to spread positivity to your coworkers. Lead by example and be the source of Spa Positivity Power in your practice!
Brian Goodwin is an International Educator for Éminence Organic Skin Care. As a Master Medical Esthetician, Master Herbalist and Consultant with over 10 years of experience in the spa industry, Brian brings his love and enthusiasm for skin care to the masses with his passionate, fun and educational trainings. Brian has had the honor of educating and consulting over 2,000 distinguished spas and has also been a keynote speaker, most notably in New York City, Washington DC, Los Angeles and Vancouver, guiding spas towards finding success in both educational and business growth.
11:20 a.m.
Acupressure to Enhance Healthy Aging (DEMO)
by Linda Marrical
Acupressure has been used in Classical Chinese Medicine for over 4,000 years. With over 361 acupoints, this technique can be incorporated into both full body and facial massage treatments. Discover the facial acupoints that release facial and neck tension, and soften lines on the forehead, crow’s feet, and laugh lines. Deeply release the muscle spasms that are causing these lines, and leave your clients looking and feeling great!

Renew your clients’ skin with this ancient facial massage technique. Glowing skin is just a few fingertips away!
Linda Marrical is an acupressure/shiatsu practitioner and owner of The Healing Touch Center in Havertown, PA. Her holistic center offers acupressure, shiatsu, massage, facials, skin care products and herbal products for pain. Marrical created Life Lift, The Acupressure/Shiatsu Healthy Aging Treatment. She offers continuing education classes for estheticians and massage practioners. For more information, visit
11:50 a.m.
by Kristina Mazzenga
Eager to optimize your relationship with your clients and leave a lasting impression on social media? Discover what PRO Instagram accounts are secretly doing in LESS time, for less overwhelm, to create a brand that looks successful on social media! Upgrade your Instagram strategy with these secrets to success that inevitably lead to more paying clients.

Join the digital revolution and get ready to be social media savvy! Discover FIVE specific steps that you can implement to up-level your profile by midnight!
Kristina Mazzenga received her bachelor’s degree in Broadcasting Communication, Journalism and Social Media Marketing from Saint Vincent College in Latrobe, PA. She is a writer, social media strategist and professional public speaker. Her strategies, insights, and experiences have guided hundreds of professionals to social media success! She can be reached at or on Instagram at @miss_kristina_
12:30 p.m.
The Empowered Esthetician (LECTURE)
by Karen Asquith
Have you ever wondered why some estheticians are always in demand? Discover the essential piece that’s missing from your practice. This seminar will take you through several easily applied techniques, from the consultation to the check-out, that take you from an empty schedule to a full waiting list!

Fill your books and never have an empty schedule again! Learn the secrets to becoming the most in demand esthetician!
Karen Asquith is the National Director of Education for G.M. Collin Skin Care, based in Montreal, Canada and Plattsburgh, NY, where she provides skin care training programs and guidance for an international staff of 140. For the past decade, Karen has been the lead esthetician at the pre-Oscar suite, performing selected G.M. Collin Skin Care treatments on celebrities. She is frequently featured in professional skin care publications and magazines, and makes guest appearances on Web M.D and the Life and Leisure Network.
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