Saint Charles, MO / October 22-23, 2018

Speakers

KINDRA HALL | CHAMPION STORYTELLER | AUTHOR

KINDRA HALL | CHAMPION STORYTELLER | AUTHOR

The Irresistible Power of Strategic Storytelling

Kindra is an award-­‐winning columnist, author, and national champion storyteller. As a former Director of Marketing and VP of Sales, Kindra discovered the most effective method for capturing attention and increasing revenue—great storytelling. Kindra’s work can be seen in a weekly column at Inc.com, and has been featured in SUCCESS Magazine, Entrepreneur.com and behind the scenes in New York Times best selling books. A former board member of the National Storytelling Network, and with a Masters’ Degree in Organizational Communications & Management, Kindra now teaches innovative brands and executives to close more sales, become better leaders and blow up brands with the irresistible power of strategic storytelling.

Trish Pariseau | Owner | The Local Bombshell

Trish Pariseau | Owner | The Local Bombshell

Success In A Small Town

Trish Pariseau is a Hairstylist, and Master Spray Tan Artist, who solely owns and operates The Local Bombshell Salon & Sunless Studio in Janesville, Iowa. Janesville is a town of 1000 people and having come off of a 2-year hiatus, Trish was able to produce over $65,000 in sales – all on her own in a small town, by following some very important rules that she wants to share with you.

For 18 years, Trish has been a staple in the beauty industry – 12 of those years have been in some sort of ownership role in the Midwest. You name the up or down, she’s either lived it, or has seen it and is equipped to know how to overcome it. She believes in helping you learn how to not only survive challenges; but thrive in your business as well. Having been featured on numerous beauty business blogs, being a hand selected speaker at various Sunless training events & conferences, and coaching other business owners to be the best they can be, Trish is going to motivate you from feeling “meh” to magnificent!

During Trish’s comprehensive, motivating, charismatic and information filled session, you will not only learn how success in a small town can be achieved, but how you as a business owner can break barriers for future growth. Not in a small town? Trish’s session will also cover ground in goal setting, referral programs, promotional calendar planning and more to take you from rock bottom, to the very top!

 

joZe Cruz | Owner & CEO | Tropical Tan

joZe Cruz | Owner & CEO | Tropical Tan

Salon Success with Social Media

joZe Cruz, owner and CEO of Tropical Tan salons in Illinois and Wisconsin, opened his first tanning salon in November of 2011, and has built the Tropical Tan empire into a chain of 6 salons, an equivalent of 74 tanning beds; he also plans to add 1 -2 more salons in 2018. joZe credits a large majority of his success to social media and his ability to interact and engage with customers through different social media platforms.

joZe will share his success story and how social media (Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and Snap Chat) contributed to his growth. He will impart his thoughts on why it is important to stay relevant and interactive on all social media platforms, and provide attendees with tricks, tips and apps that will enhance their social media presence.

Maxine Johnson | Director of R&D | New Sunshine, LLC

Maxine Johnson | Director of R&D | New Sunshine, LLC

The Power of Sunshine 

Maxine Johnson is New Sunshine’s Director of R&D.   She has been cultivating a passion for product development for the past 35 years.  And yes, she is a well-educated chemist and has received numerous patents and worked at several industry leading companies like Bath & Body Works, Avon and Jergens and developed trail-blazing products, but what makes her stand out the most is her ability as a scientist to translate what every day customers want and need to products specially designed to not only meet those needs, but go beyond to provide customer delight.

Maxine will give you an insider tour of what makes New Sunshine products so different.  Get ready to roll your sleeves up so you can participate in interactive raw material demonstrations where you will learn the truth about those ingredients everyone is talking about by touching and smelling them as Maxine guides you through these building blocks and how they go together to make a product.  Learn how to maximize your capability to understand and sell tanning products in a way that puts these product in a class by themselves.    Give your business the Power of  Sunshine.

Greg Jordan | International & US Sales Manager | Tan Incorporated

Greg Jordan | International & US Sales Manager | Tan Incorporated

Opening Doors to Success

Greg Jordan has been in the tanning industry 36 years. For 5 of those years, Greg owned a Fitness and Tanning Salon. For 31 years he has worked with the manufacture Tan Inc. in sales and marketing. Greg is the International Sales Manager for Tan Incorporated and sells in many countries.

Greg believes salons should diversify their business – selling not only tanning packages, but sell lotions, spray tanning, moisturizers, body washes, hair care and other products consumers are looking for.

Greg tries to look at all aspects in the business from the end user, to the workers, to the salon owners. He has promoted the salon *instant rebate free product rebate program*. Greg feels this makes more money in the pocket of the owner than any other program with NO paperwork.

Greg will be opening doors and ideas to business owners and employees on how to strengthen their business to maximizing profits.

LISA PARSONS | DIRECTOR OF BRAND DEVELOPMENT | DEVOTED CREATIONS

LISA PARSONS | DIRECTOR OF BRAND DEVELOPMENT | DEVOTED CREATIONS

Forward and Upward for 2019: How To Evolve In An Ever-Changing Market

Lisa Parsons is the Director of Brand Development for Devoted Creations family of brands. With over 16 years in the industry, Lisa brings her knowledge and enthusiasm to all aspects of the business, including social media, product development, training, customer relations, public speaking and marketing strategies. Lisa has worked at the salon level managing a large chain of salons, which combines her training and brand concepts with real world experience. Lisa was also chosen as 2014 Island Sun Times “Person of the Year” making her the youngest industry professional to ever receive this honor. She was chosen for the award again in 2017 making her the first female recipient to achieve this prestigious honor twice.

Anne Obarski | National Speaker

Anne Obarski | National Speaker

As a customer service strategist, Anne works with companies who want to be contagious on purpose…by offering memorable customer service, exciting brand recognition and phenomenal experiences at every single touchpoint.

Anne believes that customer service isn’t about the transaction, its’ about transforming customer relationships into a contagious experience . . . worth spreading.

Her interactive keynotes and workshops help challenge leaders, create more effective sales teams and improve performance at every customer service touchpoint.

Anne is also a Certified Professional Behavioral Analyst and works with small to mid-sized businesses and professional associations.