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October 8-9, 2023
The Ultimate Beauty Experience

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Who We Are

Premiere Columbus is a tradeshow for the professional beauty industry where licensed professionals connect with manufacturers and distributors of hair, nail and skincare products. With over 130 classes offered, Premiere Columbus is a venue with multiple resources for discovering new techniques, new trends and new products. Come join us in Columbus, October 8-9, 2023 and further your career!

Premiere Columbus is the place to explore everything that’s happening in the beauty industry – from the hottest hair color trends and cutting techniques, to high fashion nail art, edgy barber designs, in-demand dayspa procedures and plenty more! Licensed professionals are welcomed to this exclusive beauty industry tradeshow to connect with manufacturers and distributors of every area such as hair, nail, and skincare!

Click here for the Exhibitor List.

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Premiere Columbus has a detailed Show Preview that can help you plan your days at the show by the hour.

Show schedule


October 8

Exhibit Floor Open 9:00am – 6:00pm

Education 9:00am – 6:00pm


October 9

Exhibit Floor Open 9:00am – 4:00pm

Education 9:00am – 4:00pm


Greater Columbus Convention Center

400 North High Street

Columbus, OH 43215

Showcase Your Artwork

Premiere Columbus will be hosting a showcase where beauty pros & students can submit their most creative artwork for a chance to have it displayed onsite!

Please submit your artwork by Sept. 9, 2022 for consideration to participate.

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Who Can Attend

Premiere Columbus is open exclusively to members of the professional beauty industry and not open to the general public. No family, friends or anyone under the age of 16 (including infants) will be permitted. Verification of credentials is required for all attendees. Below you will find who is eligible to attend and the accepted verification documents.

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What Are the Exhibit Hall Hours?

Sunday, October 2, 2022, • 9am to 6pm and Monday, October 3, 2022, • 9am to 4pm

What are move-in and move-out hours?

Move-in Friday, September 30, 8am to 5pm – Saturday, October 1, 8am to 5pm
Move-out Monday, October 3, 4pm to 10pm- Tuesday, October 4, 8am to 1pm

How Do I Register to Exhibit?

Click on contract and terms. Fill out the contract and please be sure to include a 50% deposit.

Is My Booth Carpeted?

The booth does not include carpet but can be rented through Freeman the decorator. You may also provide your own flooring. Please note drayage fees may apply.

Is Electricity Included in My Booth?

Electric will not be included with your booth rental, but you can order electricity through the convention center.

Is There a Cancellation Deadline and Fee?

All contracts require a 50% non-refundable deposit.

Do We Offer Lead Retrieval?

EventsPass LeadGen app is designed to make your event experience better, faster, smarter. With just one scan you will capture your customer’s basic regis­tration information. All packages allow you to save notes, rate leads, and to further qualify your lead, add any additional customized questions to your package. All lead data is then available for view, edit & follow-up within the app, or export to your email at any time. Want to know more? Contact

How Can I Get a Class to Educate?

Please click on the education application, fill out the information and send the application to our education department.

Can I Setup My Own Booth?

Yes, you may set up your own booth.

Can I Carry My Product Into My Booth?

Yes, you may carry in your own product if you are using a personal vehicle.

Is WI-Fi Included in My Booth?

No, Wi-Fi is not included. Wi-Fi can be ordered from Smart City.

How Do I Register My Booth Staff?

A password & link will be emailed to your company from EventsPass 30 days prior to the show.

How Can I Acquire Models for Our Booth Demonstrations?

All exhibitors are responsible for hiring their own models. A list of Modeling Agencies can be found in our Service Kit under Exhibitor Information.

When is the last day to register online?

Online registration is available throughout the duration of the show. Please click below to purchase your show pass.

I purchased my show pass, but how do I print my badge?

Premiere Columbus is going paperless! Follow the instructions on your email confirmation. Your phone is your show pass!

How do I register/buy a hands on workshop?

If you have your show pass, please contact to receive your workshop access code. Otherwise, please click below to order your show pass and register for a workshop.

I require a wheelchair, where can I rent one?

You may rent a wheelchair via scootaround at 

I have a question that has not been answered. Who can I ask?

Please contact one of our qualified Customer Experience Agents who will be happy to assist you.  Call 1-800-335-7469 ext. 2 or email at

What Is the Objective of Premiere Education?

To provide attendees with the following:

  • Content that is forward-thinking, relevant and actionable
  • Emerging trends, concepts, solutions and best practices that may be immediately implemented
  • Knowledge to develop growth initiatives and become a catalyst for innovation
Who Is Eligible to Present an Education Session?

Our event attendees are looking to hear from fellow beauty industry professionals. Premiere will, however, consider proven experts operating from outside the beauty industry on a case-by-case basis.

What Will I Need to Submit a Speaker Application?
  • Contact details including speaker name, job title, company affiliation, mailing address, email address, and telephone number
  • Brief bio in paragraph format
  • Session title
  • Five learning objectives that will explain what you are looking to deliver to attendees
  • Past speaking experience
How Many People May Speak During a Session?

Education sessions are limited to the maximum of two co-presenters. Panel discussions can accommodate up to three panelists plus a moderator.

What Does Premiere Provide to Each Approved Speaker?

For the Premiere Columbus Trade Show, each approved speaker is provided with a three (3) staff badges, one (1) 60 minute classroom presentation time and basic audio visual – screen and a/v stand.

Will the Session Be Recorded?

Most education sessions and panel discussions at Premiere Columbus are not recorded.

Are Handout Materials Permitted?

Speakers are encouraged to provide approved handout materials to attendees. Speakers may distribute hard copies in the sessions at their own expense. Promotional and sales-based literature may not be distributed at any time.

Can I Promote a Product or Service During the Session?

To maintain the program’s credibility and attractiveness, sales are prohibited in the education sessions. More specifically, education sessions may not be used as a sales platform for any speaker’s company, products, or services. However, speakers may exchange business cards and other contact information to interested parties to connect with them upon request.

Can I Sell Books, DVDs, or Other Products in the Education Session?

Sales are not allowed in the session rooms. DVDs and education books may be sold at the discretion of Premiere.

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