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Best of Beauty Virtual Conference

3 days of the best of beauty + spa + wellness



3 days of the best of beauty + spa + wellness



Join the team at HABA and some of our favourite influencers in the Beauty Industry for our Best of Beauty Virtual Conference!


Devastated by the loss of some of our favourite industry events in 2020, we have decided to bring the inspiration to our members.


We can’t go to our favourite industry events this year, so instead, we are bringing a dose of them to you!


Featuring live webcasts on business, running a beauty salon, digital marketing and the latest techniques and showing you how you can get your mojo back and BRING IT in your business as we launch OUT of the Coronavirus crisis.

Become INSPIRED and ENERGISED in your Beauty Business and be the BEST in your business in 2020. You’re not going to want to miss this!


You MUST be registered to receive access to these great sessions, so register by filling in the form on your right.






Gillian Adams Salon + Spa + Dining

InSkin Cosmedics

Beauty Salon Supplies

“The GA Way – A wholistic, motivational approach to salon business”

Gillian Adams was one of the first day-spas in Australia with a focus on wellness, an area that becomes more and more popular as a way to expand and diversify your beauty salon.

With 30 years salon experience and having developed one of the most sought-after experiences in Australia, Gillian Adams will help guide your business into the future of beauty and day spas.

Gillian Adams Website Gillian Adams Instagram

“One Woman, Two Brands – And why INNOVATION is critical to keeping customers

Creator and founder of O Cosmedics and Ginger&Me, distributor of Dermapem and former Distributor if Miss Vitality, Maria Cocciolone is a woman who knows what she’s about – creating a total skin solution for clients and salons alike.
With experience across the entire skin industry, Maria is here to advise you on developing your brand, staying true to your core values and developing a strong, robust business that will stand the test of time.

InSkin Cosmedics Website  |  InSkin Cosmedics on Instagram

Our independent family business has grown, thanks to love, passion and skill. To make sure Keune products are of the highest possible quality, we process everything under one roof. That gives us great freedom and independence.

Keune has worked together with salon professionals as true partners. Our expertise is based on close collaboration – so we understand the needs of professionals, and can help them accomplish beautiful things.

Keune on Instagram  |  Keune Website

Total Salon Solutions

CREAM Solutions

Trainer of Choice

“How to lead through the pandemic”

The Beauty Industries most sought-after presenter, Julie is a no-nonsense, modern-day woman who’s raw and uncensored approach to business coaching has transformed hair and beauty salons the world over.

Her sessions are empowering her audience and giving them new tools and systems to take back into their business and apply them immediately so they can achieve more profit and more loyal clients.

Total Salon Solutions Website  |  Julie on Instagram

“The Future High Performing Salon”

With 14 years as an Account Director leading national agencies and 16 years owning and operating 3 x highly profitable salon businesses, Brigitte Beng brings business strategy to the forefront.

She helps salon owners create scalable revenue by teaching them to build their businesses from the inside out through sound business building strategies and leadership skills that reflect in client retention AND employee retention.

CREAM Solutions Website Brigitte Benge on Instagram

“Delivering Education during Covid-19”

A must-watch for any employers currently with trainees or apprentices, and a great share for your trainee’s in salon.

EM Design + Marketing

Spa Sublime

National President, Hair & Beauty Australia

“Digital Marketing for your salon”

With 15 years of digital marketing experience and 10 years running her own small business, Emma will teach you how to apply digital marketing across your business to deliver better growth, sales and promotion outcomes.

From website design to blogging, graphic design and social media management, Emma has worked with hair and beauty salons across her career to grow their business and outperform their competitors on Google.

EM Designs Website  |  EM Designs on Instagram

“Developing and selling your own product line.”

Lynda was one of the winners of HABA’s Bondi Sands Campaign, which included specalised mentoring with Blaire James on business and product development.

She is now here to share her insights with you on developing your own product line in salon, the pitfalls and opportunities available to salon owners and will share some of the lessons learnt about salon ownership across her 30 year career.

Spa Sublime Website  |  Spa Sublime Instagram

“Session Kick-Off and Introduction.”

A passionate industry advocate, Maureen has been in the Hair and beauty industry for over 45 years, with 38 of those as an employer. She has studied internationally and has acted as a freelance educator in the practical skills of the trade, as well as in productivity and time management for salon staff.

Maureen has sat on the board for HABA (Hair & Beauty Australia) for the past 20 years and is currently the National President. Her biggest passion is in developing new talent to join the Australian Hair and Beauty Industry and sharing her skills and knowledge with others.


FRIDAY |  21 August


Maureen Harding, National President.

Hair & Beauty Australia (HABA)

Session Kick-off and Introduction

SATURDAY  |  22 August


Maureen Harding, National President.

Hair & Beauty Australia (HABA)

Session Kick-off and Introduction


Julie Piantadosi, Total Salon Solutions

How to lead THROUGH the Pandemic



Lynda Davis, Spa Sublime

Developing + Selling Your Own Product Line




Delivering education during Covid-19

SUNDAY  |  23 August


Gillian Adams, Gillian Adams Salon, Spa + Dining

The GA Way – A wholistic, motivational approach to salon business



Keune Salon Supplies

The best of new Beauty

MONDAY   |  24 August


Maria Cocciolone, In Skin Cosmedics

One Woman Two Brands – And why INNOVATION is critical to keeping customers



Emma Wright, EM Design + Marketing

Digital Marketing in your Beauty Business



Brigette Benge, CREAM Solutions

The Future High Performing Salon






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