Professional Beauty Association

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100,000 members strong, the Professional Beauty Association (PBA) is the largest and most inclusive trade organization representing licensed professionals, salons, manufacturers, suppliers, distributors, spas, schools, independent practitioners and students. PBA produces some of the industry’s most renowned programs and events; such as the North American Hairstyling Awards (NAHA), International Salon and Spa Expo (ISSE), Beacon, CUT IT OUT and the Disaster Relief Fund.

Formed by the merger of the Beauty and Barber Supply Institute (BBSI), American Beauty Association (ABA), The Salon Association (TSA), and the National Cosmetology Association (NCA), the Professional Beauty Association exists to elevate, unify and serve the beauty industry and the professionals who improve people’s lives.


ISSE

Introducing STYL

Are you ready to experience the future of beauty? STYL fuels your creativity, letting you see, touch, buy and experience what’s now, what’s next and what you need to love your work, grow as a professional and put you a step ahead.

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NAHA

NAHA

The North American Hairstyling Awards (NAHA) is the most prestigious photographic beauty competition in North America. NAHA honors the professional salon industry's most talented and cutting-edge artists in 15 distinct categories of excellence.

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I am

I am Licensed. I am a Professional.

We know you take pride in your craft, help us protect your professional license from deregulation. Join the I am Licensed. I am a Professional. movement!

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CUT IT OUT

CUT IT OUT

The Beauty Community Against Domestic Abuse is a program passionate about putting an end to violence. At its core, they are dedicated to mobilizing salon professionals and others to fight against domestic abuse in communities across the U.S. by building awareness and training salon professionals to recognize warning signs and safely refer clients, colleagues, friends and family to local resources.

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