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America's Beauty Show Chicago (ABS Chicago) is one of the largest professional events in the global beauty industry today, and consistently among the Top Ten trade shows in Chicago. ABS Chicago is only for licensed salon professionals and students, not the general public. Some 70,000+ hairdressers, nail technicians, estheticians, salon owners, beauty school instructors and students, plus manufacturer and distributor personnel attend each year.

America's Beauty Show Chicago is a gathering of salon professionals, where ideas are exchanged, trends are shared, education is offered and branding is built. ABS is an excellent opportunity to meet other salon professionals, while generating leads and making sales.

ABS Chicago is happening from 18 April 2020, Saturday to 20 April 2020, Monday at McCormick Place Convention Center in Chicago, IL. The organizer of the event is Cosmetologists Chicago. It is open to trade visitors. The estimated number of attendance is 70,000. The estimated number of exhibitors is 450. The frequency of this event is annual. The event has been running since 1924.


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Start Date
April 18, 2020 (Saturday)
End Date
April 20, 2020 (Monday)
McCormick Place Convention Center
Chicago, Illinois
Cosmetologists Chicago
Event Type
Trade Show
Open To
Trade Visitors
First Year
Saturday 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sunday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday 9:00 am - 4:00 pm


  • Cosmetologists Chicago
  • Cosmetologists Chicago protects, builds and drives the salon industry by monitoring and lobbying for professional licenses while providing advanced education and scholarships.
  • 401 North Michigan Avenue, Suite 2400
  • Chicago, IL
  • United States of America
  • +1 312-321-6809


  • McCormick Place Convention Center
  • Located about 2 miles south of downtown Chicago, Illinois, McCormick Place Convention Center is one of the largest convention centers in North America consists of four interconnected buildings and one indoor arena sited on and near the shore of Lake Michigan.
  • 2301 South Lake Shore Drive
  • Chicago, IL
  • United States of America
  • +1 312-791-7000
  • +1 312-791-6543

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