Great minds, top brands, big ideas and non-stop networking… It’s all going on at Salon Smart 2013, the action-packed business-networking event from Creative HEAD that gives you everything you need to grow your salon business!

Award-winning hairdressers Andrew Barton, Carolyn Newman, Dylan Bradshaw and Errol Douglas MBE lead an all-star cast of speakers and presenters at this uniquely inclusive gathering, which offers once-in-a-lifetime opportunities to learn from and engage with a host of respected industry experts. They include: Most Wanted Business Thinkers Esther and Tommy van der Veken; PR guru Sharleen Hunter of Unleashed Potential; Ken West, education director at 3.6.5; and one of Britain’s most respected partnerships, Hooker & Young.

Other highlights include a frank account by the John Carne Team about what led them to completely re-think their business strategy, and the Think Tank session, resolving delegates’ real-life business dilemmas; Nick Wood, president of Goldwell and KMS California (UK and Ireland), and Marcus Allen, group head of salon at the Urban Retreat at Harrods, sit on this year’s five-strong panel.

Salon Smart’s brand new workshops will combine to give delegates a 360-degree insight into how to approach photographic shoots and how to use the results to build business, and incorporate a live photo-shoot with photographer John Rawson and the Webster Whiteman team! Yet more creative inspiration will come in the form of an exclusive hair presentation by the Trevor Sorbie Art Team.

All this plus the famous Salon Smart Working Lunch, where delegates have the chance to discuss business with top brands including Goldwell, KMS California, 3.6.5, American Dream, Diva Professional Styling, Easydry, The Hair Group, Millennium Software, and

Salon Smart 2013 takes place at the four-star Park Plaza Riverbank hotel in London on Sunday 28 and Monday 29 April. Day Pass tickets (Monday only) are still available and cost £99. To book call 01434 610944. For more information click here.