2016 Main Stage Presenters!
Tabatha Coffey has devoted her professional life to achieving excellence, as a successful business woman, company owner and hair designer and educator. Drawing on her years of hands-on experience, Tabatha now travels the country as she helps struggling business owners turn around their lives and businesses. With her signature edgy style, tough love approach and exceptional skills as an artist and as a business person, Tabatha is without question the golden girl of small businesses. She proves that her professional instincts transcend the realm of beauty and can transform owners and staffs across all kinds of businesses.
Charlie Price is one of the most recognizable faces in the North American salon industry. His performances as a popular platform artist and educator are filled with smart soundbites, useful information and quick easy techniques for the salon, all delivered in his fun irreverent style. Charlie has had his photo work published world wide and has collaborated with Haircare manufacturers such as Aveda, Revlon Professional, TIGI, Roux, Rusk and now he is the International Creative Consultant for Scruples Haircare. Price is also known for having won many industry awards. He is a two time NAHA North American Hairstylist of the Year award winner in 2002 and 2008 (the first American to do so), the first ever NAHA People’s Choice award winner in 2011 (he has a career total of 23 NAHA nominations) and he was named Canadian Mirror Awards International Hairstylist of the Year in 2007 (a title which he has been nominated for 6 times).
Michael was recently awarded the NAHA (North American Hairdressing Awards) lifetime achievement award for his contributions to the professional beauty industry over the last 50 years. Michael is known best for his ROCKSTAR style, world famous cutting system, and his BIG heart.
At 16 years of age, Raul Martez launched his career in San Juan, Puerto Rico,
Hattori Hanzo Shears are used by many of the top stylist in world. Whether it's the cover of Vogue, New York Fashion week, or Back Stage on Broadway you will find our shears going to work, making the world we live in a more beautiful place.
In 2010, Hattori Hanzo Shears launched a non-profit organization which rallies hair stylists around the country to support the training of women in the art & science of hairdressing as an alternative to prostitution and human trafficking.