Confirmed presenters

Abed Kosove

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Owner & CEO, Soho Vintage Barbers, L3VEL3

With 18 years of barbering experience, Abed established Soho Vintage Barbers last 2020 bringing London’s authentic barbershop experience to dubai – originally being inspired by the authentic look of soho area barbershops where old-fashioned interiors meet modern styles.

Arod (Yadiel) Rodriguez

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Chief Marketing Officer, Artist, L3VEL3

Arod has been voted the world’s number 1 barber in the world. He has cut many celebrities such as bad bunny, steve harvey, nicky jam. He will be demostrating some of his talents live on front row!

Brandon Messinger

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UK Ambassador, Denman Professional

Brandon Messinger is a passionate and gifted hair professional who hails from some of London’s top salons and has been mentored by hairdressing royalty including British Hairdresser of the Year Akin Konizi. A true creative thinker, Brandon constantly pushes the boundaries and explores the possibilities in every head of hair he touches. His approach is the perfect blend of technical precision and artistry, delivering beautiful hair for his loyal clients, brand collaborators and photographic collections. Brandon is a powerful educator with an intuitive approach that ensures that his students truly grasp every concept he shares. He prides himself on his precision in execution and the quality of his craftsmanship and is forever evolving and growing as a professional hair artist. 

Carlos (Los) Estrella

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Artist, L3VEL3

Carlos is one of the top barbers in the world specialzing in creating new trends through designs and art. He will be demostrating some of his unique freestyle work on front row! 

Carolyn Aronson

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Owner & Founder, It's a 10 Haircare

Carolyn Aronson is a successful entrepreneur, philanthropist and the founder and CEO of It's a 10 Haircare, one of the only female-owned professional hair care brands in the world.

A self-made entrepreneur, Aronson began her career with 20+ years as a hair stylist and salon owner, and continues to hold licenses in multiple states. It's a 10 Haircare was born out of her frustration with brands that produced dozens of products with single benefits and hard-to-follow claims. She envisioned a line that was for everyone and delivered full, salon-quality results in just one bottle. She began with a star product, Miracle Leave-In, and the line quickly rose to fame through pro hair stylists, who shared the cult-favorite product with their clients.

Now a successful, global hair product company with a passionate celebrity and consumer following, It's a 10

Haircare products are sold in more than 25,000 professional independent salons and 15,000 professional salon chains like Ulta, and Regis.

Carl Zachhau

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Global Educator & MD, Mashup Haircare, It's a 10 Haircare

With over 40 years experience in the hair & beauty industry, Carl who was born in Denmark has worked within global education for a number of years & with many high profile brands. With an impressive knowledge of the hairdressing industry & a high profile list of global distributors, Carl is incredibly well known & well respected globally throughout the distributor network with an infectious passion for education & a unique approach with this teaching methods.

Carl has worked with some impressive icons within the hairdressing world including Anthony Mascolo & he was a key figure in the Global Education team for TIGI/Unilever. During his time with TIGI Haircare, Carl was heavily involved with new product development and spent a lot of his time in Port Sunlight with the team of chemists from Unilever to work on new product development for several Unilever brands including some from the consumer world

Deya Elayyan

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Artist, Comedian, L3VEL3

Deya is a worldwide influencer that has a unique way of entertaining his followers with music and comedy. He will be singing his latest songs along with releasing the new l3vel3 anthem. 

Grant Williams

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Global Session Educator, ghd

Grant Williams, ghd's Global Session Educator, boasts seven years of invaluable experience within the ghd family. His international journey in hairstyling industry gives him a comprehensive understanding of all things hair. Starting as a member of the ghd Style Squad, he quickly progressed joining the UK education team, and currently, a valued member of the global education team.

At ghd, Grant actively contributes to product development, collaborates on global advertising campaigns, and activates the innovative education strategies for global markets. With a strong foundation in salon and session experience, he crafts ghd's signature looks with creativity and precision, drawing from his roles as a salon educator, session stylist, and presenter. Grant's dedication ensures that ghd continues to lead the way in hair styling excellence.

Iftach Yaari

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Business Partner, Brilliant Brands Brilliant Distributors, It's a 10 Haircare

BRBD - "Brilliant Brands Brilliant Distributors' is a business agency specializing in the International Beauty and Haircare Cosmetic Industry.

Founded in 2015 by Iftach Yaari, former international director of Moroccanoil, BRBD sets its mission to find and source industry's top and most unique and upcoming brands.

Supporting these brands with years of experience, strategic planning and the expertise of the world top industry specialists, combined with a wide international network of long term business partners, BRBD offer brands the most Elegant Platform to become a Worldwide Success

Jay Nouri

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Jay nouri is a widely recognized CEO-influencer in the men’s grooming sphere and social media space. Upon seeing a real need for high-quality options for men and barbers in the salon industry back in 2011 is when he and arod were first motivated to bring men’s grooming into the spotlight. Behind the scenes, they developed and launched L3vel3™ while creating a buzz across social media. Known for his engaging approach and charismatic personality, jay has become one of the most influential figures in the beauty industry.   

Josheph Ghazarian

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NAZIH Education Manager & JPMS International Trainer, John Paul Mitchell Systems

A proud son of a Hairstylist, Joe began his career in the beauty industry in 1998 and now has 24 years of hair artistry experience ranging from coloring, cutting & styling etc. Joe has been solely managing Nazih’s UAE Education Team, is trained and certified Paul Mitchell International Trainer and Brand Manager in UAE. Joe enjoys showcasing his craftsmanship and imparting his expertise with salon hairdressers to deliver exactly what their clients are envisioning when they sit down in their chair.

A natural-born creative, Joe is also known for his sleek, modern looks; always giving his personal takes on trends. Being the charismatic speaker that he is, you will also find Joe hosting major beauty trade (hair) shows in the GCC region with Nazih Group. When he’s not out conducting trainings, events, or seminars, you will find him video editing and creating content as he’s also passionate about photography and videography.

True to his passion as an Educator, he helps aspiring and professional hairdressers alike succeed by sharing his knowledge, skills, and expertise with enthusiasm, and believes that loving what you do and doing what you love would naturally produce an outstanding quality of work!

Julian Normand

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International Educator & Celebrity Hairstylist, Saphira

Julian Normand (@jeweldoeshair) is a celebrity stylist with an active large, domestic and international following. In addition, Jewel is a salon owner as well as a lead Saphira Educator. He is a graduate from Paul Mitchell The School. Julian has a passion for creating art with hair being the canvas. He loves to educate other stylists behind the chair and is driven to also improve himself by learning new cutting and styling techniques on an ongoing basis. Julian believes that every guest who sits in his chair deserves to feel beautiful. His humility and extraordinary artistic talent make him a superstar wherever he goes.

Kadir Alkan

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Hairdresser, Oxy Hair

Kadir Alkan is a member of Turkish Barber National Team and ended in 2nd place in the World competition held on September 26, 2015 in Italy with the participation of 62 countries. He felt responsible for participating in the professional development of his colleagues. By blending his technical knowledge with traditional barbering, he offered his patented ‘Anatomic Haircut Training’ to 1000+ colleagues. He has also expanded his trainings with Salon Management, Consumer Relations and Social Media trainings to transfer his knowledge to them. His central salon is in Istanbul. But with the scope of ‘Kadir Alkan salon for each City Project’, he has many salons and franchises in Turkey (Istanbul, Ankara,Izmir, Bursa, Antalya, Kocaeli, Sivas, Samsun, Trabzon, Denizli, Bolu,and Gaziantep) Turkmenistan. Bulgaria, Scotland, Germany, Holland, France, England, Azerbaijan, Dubai, USA salon openings will continue in coming period.

He is proud of being the first (for Turkey):

  • Youtuber hairdresser
  • Youtube, Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, Tiktok, Telegram, Dlive with verified badge
  • Ted Speaker
  • CRM mobile applied hairdresser

Lara Kay

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Celebrity Hairstylist, Educator, & CEO of Studio Kay Salon, Saphira

Lara C. Kay (@larackay) is the name behind the multi-year, award-winning Studio Kay Salon in Glendale, California. A dream emerging from a young and eager age of 23, Studio Kay would become Lara’s most evolutionary step into the hair industry. Most notable for and specialization in color correction, hair extensions and Bridal hairstyling, has landed her an extensive and influential online platform, drawing in a high-profile clientele. With the realization of her rising success, she decided to engineer a series of master classes, providing mentoring and training for other developing hair professionals. Lara’s innate talent of her craft and reciprocated dedication to her colleagues and clients, has culminated in her international recognition and high level demand as a guest speaker for some of the industry’s most important events. Lara has created a mass business network that continues to revolutionize hair techniques and methodologies one client and colleague at a time.

Liana Roberti Galstyan

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Educator, GHD

A hair artist who worked with world stars, top stylist of fashion shows such as AFW and CPM, truly expert in beauty industry after 16 years of hard work!

Her styling skills were shaped at Dolores Academy of Hairdressing and had retraining abroad as she believes that professional development is a continuous process. To learn about new products and the latest trends in hairdressing is always embodied in her world view. As expert in Vidal Sassoon and basic techniques, she choose hair styles depending on the shape of face and personality. She also studied complex techniques with leading stylists of Air-touch, Balayage and Shatush. She worked as well with various leading hair dye brands.

A creative person, but stays grounded, open and approachable.

Proud to be a GHD educator, a real creative hair stylist who gives and creates beauty in people.

Sandrine Carliez

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Guinot International Training & Development Manager, Guinot

Sandrine developed at an early stage her passion for beauty, cosmetology, skincare and health. She’s an accomplished Guinot Skin Care Trainer with vast experience in the beauty industry, profound knowledge and expertise in providing technical training support on both local and international levels. For more than a decade, Sandrine has been in the forefront of strengthening Guinot’s presence in terms of providing top tier educational and developmental strategies in the Asia Pacific and EMEA region.

Sandrine possesses more than 15 years of valuable and impactful beauty industry expertise and is passionate about training & developing aspiring and professional-level skin therapists the best practices in skin care techniques and rejuvenation procedures – with a solid sense of aesthetics & beauty and an engaging approach.

Saphira Greenberg

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Founder & CEO, Saphira

Saphira is the female founder and CEO of Saphira, the first and only salon professional clean beauty hair care brand infused with the 26 healing minerals from the Dead Sea, the lowest spot on earth. As a student of Positive Psychology, Saphira has also infused the message of positivity and empowerment. “Beauty comes from within” says Saphira and it is crucial that the brand communicates the importance that every person has her/his unique “minerals” or beautiful qualities and that Saphira is here to bring those beautiful qualities outward.

Zeina Nasr

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NAZIH Skincare Educator, Guinot

Zeina have developed her interest in beauty at such a young age that it inspired her to formally study Beauty Therapy and received her very first professional training on 2006. As a certified Beauty Therapist for over 15 years now, Zeina worked for and has been part of various famous and well established spas as Beauty Center Manager and Beauty Advisor.

Over the period of her career, Zeina was able to advance her expertise in the field of skin care which enabled her to perform wide variety of professional skincare treatments and services. Currently a Skincare Educator with Nazih Group, Zeina have always taken pride in her work and ensures that she’s constantly updating her skills, keeping her knowledge up-to-date with the latest market and industry trends.

Zeina’s number 1 goal is to impart her knowledge and expertise on how to make sure that clients will enjoy their salon/spa experience – feeling completely refreshed and revitalized as they step out of the beauty center.