Makeup Events in Your Area - The Beauty Buzz

Calling all Makeup Artists!

Take a look at these upcoming makeup events for your area to see if there are any you can attend. These events are a great way to network, meet people in the industry, and discover new techniques and products. You’ll also get a peek at upcoming makeup trends and the latest seasonal looks.


United States

International Make-up Artist Trade Show (IMATS )

The International Make-up Artist Trade Show is coming to LA. IMATS held the first ever make-up artist show in LA in 1997 and has since gone on to host shows all over the world. It is a perfect opportunity to learn from and network with thousands of other makeup artists working in Hollywood, fashion, and the red carpet.

WHERE: Pasadena Convention Center, Los Angeles

WHEN: January 16-18, 2015


The Makeup Show (2 Locations)

The Makeup Show brings education, inspiration, and opportunity for industry professionals at all levels of their career to Dallas and Orlando. Innovative brands and names in the business will be present.

WHERE: 300 Reunion Boulevard, Dallas

WHEN: September 27-28, 2014

MORE INFO: The Makeup Show Dallas


WHERE: 9801 International Drive, Orlando

WHEN: November 15-16, 2014

MORE INFO: The Makeup Show Orlando



International Make-up Artist Trade Show (IMATS ) (2 Locations)

The Canadian leg of the International Make-up Artrist Trade Show includes Oscar and Emmy winners and a wide array of experts from across the globe. No matter where you are on your makeup journey, you will find something beneficial in IMATS.

WHERE: Metro Toronto Convention Centre, Toronto

WHEN: November 22-23, 2014



WHERE: Vancouver Convention Centre East, Vancouver

WHEN: August 9-10, 2014



Beauty Show Calgary

Beauty Show—Calgary provides an opportunity for professionals in the industry to network, interact with, and learn from their peers and superiors. At the exposition, visitors will be able to meet and interact with companies who represent a wide variety of products.

WHERE: Calgary Stampede Park, Calgary

WHEN: October 5-6, 2014

MORE INFO: Beauty Show Calgary



International Make-up Artist Trade Show (IMATS )

The Australian leg of the International Make-up Artist Trade Show is full of inspiration and tools for future success. Australia’s international presence is displayed in various classes. Launched in 2009, IMATS Australia has taken off to become a gathering of experts. Visitors can learn from make-up industry leaders, network with peers, and learn about new trends and effects in the makeup world.

WHERE: Royal Hall of Industries, Sydney

WHEN: September 20-21, 2014


Beautiful You Australia

Beautiful You provides a chance to escape, relax, and indulge in pampering, shopping, entertainment, fun, and more. Discover the hottest brands, meet celebrity stylists, attend workshops and educational sessions and demonstrations, and get hot makeup advice from the Beauty Guru.

WHERE: Royal Exhibition Building, Melbourne:

WHEN: September 13-14,2014

MORE INFO: Beautiful You


Sydney International Spa and Beauty Expo

The Sydney International Spa and Beauty Expo is the largest spa and beauty industry event in the country. All levels of professionals are provided with an opportunity to source and experience the latest beauty products, treatments, ideas, and equipment from a gathering of the top brands in each industry.

WHERE: Sydney Exhibition Centre, Glebe Island

WHEN: August 23-24,2014

MORE INFO: Sydney Spa and Beauty Expo



The Beauty Trends and Innovations Conference

The latest trends in beauty will be examined and explained at this conference. Learn about emerging trends, behavioral insights surrounding beauty customers, how to target your market, and more.

WHERE: Hotel Russel, London

WHEN: September 23-24, 2014

MORE INFO: Beauty Trends and Innovations

Salon International

The latest fashions, styles, and trends from the cosmetics industry are exclusively showcased during the event. Many professional beauty companies participate in Salon International, and a variety of accessories and equipment will be exhibited. Demonstrations and live presentations are also arranged during the event.

WHERE: ExCel Exhibition Centre, London

WHEN: October 11-13,2014

MORE INFO: Salon International


Olympia Beauty

Olympia Beauty is one of the UK’s top beauty trade events. Chalk full of industry professionals such as therapists, salon and spa managers/owners, makeup artists, hairdressers, nail technicians and the best in professional beauty, nail, tanning, and complementary therapies.

WHERE: Olympia Grand, London

WHEN: 21-22 September, 2014

MORE INFO: Olympia Beauty


New Zealand

Women’s Lifestyle Expo

This is a two-day special event for women. More than 170 companies are involved in the expo, featuring everything from jewellery and beauty to business products and information, crafts fitness, good and wine sampling and much more.

WHERE: TSB Bank Arena, Wellington

WHEN: August 9-10, 2014

MORE INFO: Women’s Lifestyle Expo

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