IBS Las Vegas is a trade show and conference for members of the professional beauty industry. The show is for beauty professionals only and is not open to the general public. The show’s main objective is to educate, in effect opening new doors for beauty professionals.
IBS is only open to licensed beauty professionals and currently enrolled cosmetology students and educators. All attendees will be asked to present a photo ID along with one of the following credentials:
Salon/Spa Business License
Letter from owner of salon or spa
Invoice from professional beauty product distributor
Student I.D. Cosmetology School business or state license
Other appropriate license(s) denoting one as a member in the professional beauty industry
Students attending a certified beauty school can also attend, with proper identification.
*No one under the age of 15 is allowed on the show floor or in classrooms, including infants in strollers.
Are CEU Credits available for attending classes?
IBS Las Vegas does not offer CEU credits. However, we can provide you with a certificate noting how many class hours were completed at the conference. This certificate can be taken to your state board, and the board will decide whether or not they will award you CEU credits. If you are interested in obtaining a certificate please visit the Show Office onsite or email show management by clicking here.
What should I do if I forget or lose my ticket?
If your ticket is lost, forgotten or stolen, you will be required to purchase another one.
What if I need special assistance at the show?
If you will require special assistance at the show, please click here.
Where can I rent a motorized scooter?
Scooter and wheelchair rental is done through FedEx located at the Las Vegas Convention Center.
They're located in the front of the Central Hall and can be contacted here.
Am I allowed to bring my roller bag on the show floor?
Roller bags no larger than 22 inches by 14 inches by 9 inches may be brought on the show floor with a limit of one roller bag per person. Maximum dimensions include the wheels and the handles of your bag, so factor those into your measurements when assessing your bag. Multiple bags or bags larger than the specified dimensions are prohibited and must be stored in the Checked Bag area onsite.
How can I join the mailing list or be notified for more information ongoing for IBS Las Vegas?
Please click here to join the mailing list and be notified when registration opens and learn about special offers, etc regarding IBS Las Vegas.
What types of companies exhibit at the show?
All companies exhibiting at IBS Las Vegas either sell or distribute products or services related to the beauty industry.
Can I exhibit at the show? How can I go about exhibiting?
Please contact Ellen Evers for more information about exhibiting at the event or click here
What are the show hours and location?
Due to a tremendous amount of feedback, our exhibit hall hours are moving to a two day format. Show hours for the 2023 event will be as follows:
Saturday, June 24: Education noon-5pm. Exhibit Hall closed.
Sunday, June 25: Education 10am - 4:30pm. Exhibit Hall: 9:00am - 6:00pm
Sunday, June 26: Education 10:00am - 4:30pm. Exhibit Hall: 9:00am - 4:30pm
Las Vegas Convention Center,
3150 Paradise Rd, Las Vegas, NV 89109
May I bring a pet to the IBS Las Vegas?
Under ADA’s regulations, the definition of “service animal” is limited to a dog or a miniature horse that is individually trained to do work or perform tasks for an individual with a disability. The task(s) performed
by the dog must be directly related to the person’s disability.
• Under the ADA, “comfort,” “therapy” or “emotional support” animals do not qualify as service animals.
• Service animals are always welcome. Refer to the Americans with Disabilities Act for the definition of a service animal.
• Permission for any animal to appear in a show or booth must first be approved by show management, then by the convention services manager (CSM).
• It is the animal owner’s responsibility to clean up after the animal while on facility property.
• Animals, with the exception of fish, are not allowed in the building overnight.
• A separate certificate of insurance in the amount of $1 million combined single limit bodily injury and broad-form property damage coverage, including broad-form contractual liability, naming Las Vegas
Convention and Visitors Authority (LVCVA) as additional insured must be provided.
If you bring an animal that works, provides assistance, or performs tasks for the benefit of a person with a disability, please Contact Us in advance to secure the appropriate entry credentials for your trusted companion.
Will there be a student program in 2023?
Unfortunately there is no student program for the IBS Las Vegas 2023 event. But please continue to check back, as we do offer student discounts. Please contact Kamira Felton for any student discounts to attend the event via [email protected].
May I bring my child to IBS Las Vegas?
Due to the heavy traffic on the show floor, no children under the age of 15, including infants in strollers, are allowed in the Exhibit Hall. We appreciate your cooperation.