Business News of 2013-12-20

Accra to host Int. Hair and Beauty Expo

Over 40 hairstylists, exhibitors, distributors and cosmetology students will gather at the Accra Mall December 29 - 31, 2013 to showcase their products and services. The event which is dubbed International Hair and Beauty Expo will attract major local and international companies in the beauty industry.

The beauty expo will feature activities such as pedicure and manicure competition, barbering competition, creative weave-on competition, styling competition, music and comedy performances and a three day seminar on issues affecting Ghana’s beauty industry along with training for people who want to start business or grow their existing ones.

The seminar according to organizers will be opened to hair dressers, salon owners, students and the general public at the Silver Bird Cinema to offer shoppers the opportunity to have discount on beauty products and services.

The speakers of the seminar will be Sir Eric Seyram a brands consultant, Thomas Dye an International Make-Up Artist, Dr Sharita N.D a wholistic Life Consultant and Kate Nkansa-Dwamena a business consultant and Managing Director of Zhest Consult. Thomas Dye is an American celebrity make-up artist who has worked with a lot of American superstars including Beyonce Knowles, Destiny's Child, supermodel Iman, and at Christian Dior and Dolce & Gabbana runway shows. He has also worked backstage at numerous award shows in America.

Mr. Seyram is a passionate professional speaker, workshop and seminar facilitator in the areas of Personal Branding, Corporate Reputation Management, Strategic Marketing Communications, SME Marketing and Social Entrepreneurship. He is the founder and CEO of Stardom Africa Ltd a Branding, Reputation Management and Public Relations firm committed to providing corporate organizations and individuals with unique ranges of services that creates profitable and competitive advantage for them.

Dr Sharita is a Wholistic Lifestyle Consultant from the US now living in Ghana who specializes in iridology, reiki, detoxification, Nutritional programs, Weight loss, Herbal Solutions, Wholistic and the Founder of ACAWF, African Culture and Wellness Festival and Vegan All Stars. She has been helping people heal themselves through herbal medicine, natural foods and exercise for over 30 years.

Ms Kate Nkansa-Dwamena, a business consultant trained in South Africa, she trains individuals and companies on topics like Customer service, debt collection, building effective teams and also helps SME’s create their strategic goals and objective, she is passionate about training SME’s in Ghana.

The expo will also create platform for businessmen to network, this will enable over ten inventors from Turkey to seek partnership with Ghanaian entrepreneurs to distribute hair and beauty products in the country.

Exhibition sections will include Nails, Hair, Health and Fitness, Education, Skin Care, Spa, Make-Up, Equipment and beauty products. The three day expo will start at 9am to 9pm each day, International Hair and Beauty Expo will offer everything needed for progressive cosmetologists to increase their business and professional skills in today’s demanding beauty market.