IBS New York – The Biggest International Beauty & Cosmetic Industry Show

Are you a beauty professional who wants to know what’s new in the beauty industry? You should totally check out the International Beauty Show in New York! 

International Beauty Show New York (IBS New York), features new techniques and trends from the beauty industry, new salon and professional requirements, as well as classes to learn new skills. It is an annual event that draws thousands of beauty professionals who want to refine their techniques, learn new skills, and stock up on their salon and professional requirements. The main objective of the show is to educate and to open new doors for beauty professionals. IBS New York 2020 will be held from Sunday, 8 March 2020 to Tuesday, 10 March 2020 at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York City. The 2020 show will focus on the next evolution of the beauty industry.

The show is the top trade show for members of the professional beauty industry and it is not open to the general public. In order to enter the show, attendees need to show a valid license or other beauty credentials. There is also an age minimum to enter the show, those who are under the age of 15 will not be allowed on the show floor.


It is estimated that around 500 exhibitors will participate in the event. The items to be exhibited include nail care tools and equipment, skincare products, tanning products, salon and spa furniture, business builders, salon sundries, as well as hair care products, such as shampoos, hair color, appliance, finishing aids, and accessories. With this number of exhibitors, beauty professionals can discover new products that have hit the market. The show is the biggest opportunity for beauty professionals to buy and sell products.

Besides the exhibition, there will be free education and hands-on workshops. The show always provides top-notch beauty education by some of the most talented artists in the industry. Attendees get the chance to learn from renowned educators who will address topics designed to boost attendees’ career and craft. Those who hold an Access all Expo Pass can attend more than 100 free classes. The topic’s that will be covered in the classes include:

  • Hairstyling, coloring, cutting, texturizing, extension application, and hair loss
  • Nail enhancement, polishing, shaping, and techniques
  • Makeup, consultation, techniques, as well as eyebrow and eyelash application
  • Demonstrations on how to use products and tools to help professionals work faster
  • Business building to help market attendees’ salon and staff

There will be more than 15 workshops that focus on business-building, which will provide a more tactile educational experience for an additional fee. Each of the workshops will run for three hours.

On the Expo Hall Floor, there are three main stages, including the HairShop Stage, the BarberShop Stage, and View from my Chair. The HairShop stage is an up-close-and-personal stage where attendees can watch renowned artists demonstrate their coveted techniques. In the BarberShop Stage, top barbers and men’s groomers will share their mind-blowing tips. The View from my Chair is an expo where attendees can get a tutorial on the latest trends, styles, and techniques.

With their IBS admission ticket, attendees will also get the opportunity to attend the IECSC show floor. The IECSC show is held at the same venue on the same date. IECSC is organized by Questex Media Group, Inc. Just like IBS New York, it is also an annual event. The estimated number of exhibitors is 200. In the IECSC show, attendees can discover even more products, build an even bigger network, and find more classes. If you are an artist, you can connect with world-class beauty suppliers and if you are a student, you can network with industry leaders. If you are a distributor or a manufacturer, you can talk with leading suppliers and find potential clients.

If you are interested in joining the show, you can register online for advance registration, Just click here to go to the official registration website.