Founded in 1946 in Brussels with our Head Office in Zurich, Switzerland, Comité International d’Esthétique et de Cosmétologie – CIDESCO is the World Standard for Beauty and Spa Therapy.

Our membership is open to the leading schools, colleges, beauty salons and spas of the world and students looking to achieve a superior level of training and the CIDESCO Diploma qualification which is recognised worldwide.

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Our mantra is Connect the Community, which is why membership in our associations has no charge for those actively practicing the pursuit of Wellness. Nationally and Internationally, all are welcome to join.

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America's Beauty Show ® (ABS) is owned and produced by Cosmetologists Chicago® (CC). Professional cosmetologists, nail technicians and estheticians from all over the world attend ABS every year to experience superior education and innovation in all aspects of beauty, as well as gain inspiration to take back to their salons. 

With more than 80,000+ salon professionals and owners, aspiring students and teachers, headliners and educators, leading product manufacturers and distributors showing their latest products and distributors, America’s Beauty Show is the ultimate destination for serious beauty professionals!

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Associated Skin Care Professionals (ASCP) is the nation’s largest association for skin care professionals, helping members build successful careers. For estheticians at every stage of the journey who are passionate about skin care, ASCP is your essential partner. ASCP empowers you to reach your highest potential by providing innovative business solutions, unmatched quality education, vital professional liability insurance, and a dedicated team who cares about our members’ success and is always willing to go the extra mile for our members.

ASCP’s 20,000+ members include estheticians, skin care students, and skin care educators across the United States, and it is the only organization providing estheticians with industry-specific benefits in addition to comprehensive liability insurance coverage.

Since our launch in 2007, the ASCP mission has been to support, challenge, and educate today’s skin care professionals as they help clients lead healthier, more confident lives.

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DAYSPA magazine launched in 1996 as the nation’s first publication to focus on the needs of the day spa industry, and has since served as its premier business resource. Our mission is to enlighten, enrich and empower spa professionals. Our readership consists of owners and managers who work in day spas, wellness centers, skincare salons and resort/hotel destination spas throughout the world. We inform readers on the latest treatment trends, while we support them with relevant information and expertise concerning the management, marketing, financial and legal aspects of their businesses, as well as news affecting the industry. After more than 23 years, DAYSPA continues to reflect the complexity of the spa business world in a voice and format that’s compatible with the time-challenged lives of our readers.

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Legit beauty reviews with a pump of wit + sarcasm. The goal of Lipgloss + Aftershave is to keep their community updated on the latest technology, newest devices, best ingredients, trending treatments, freshest colors, and hottest techniques! Barry + Jenni love all things skin, beauty, body and make up!  They love learning about the vast beauty industry and then telling you all about it, in fun and engaging stories!

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This event gives practicing estheticians an online platform to compete with their actual client results. They submit an 8-week case study online with video diaries and before and after pictures. Finalists are invited to the year-end show where they are interviewed and scored individually by a panel of industry expert judges. 

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The Esthetician Connection, or ‘The EC’ as it is known worldwide, is your comprehensive Esthetics and Wellness Professional Community. We are dedicated to connecting licensed skincare professionals to forward moving, prominent, and well researched esthetic brands and, in turn, connecting those brands and professionals to potential clients for their businesses.

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EXHIBIT HALL HOURS
Saturday, April 18: 11:00am-5:00pm
Sunday, April 19: 10:00am-5:00pm
Monday, April 20: 10:00am-4:00pm

SHOW LOCATION
McCormick Place
2301 S. King Drive
Chicago, IL 60616