Go Barberfest to Associate With Quality Brands

Go Barberfest to Associate With Quality Brands

Check out the  news of the Barberfest event and other salon exhibitions in the UK

Highlights in Barberfest Event

After making a sensational debut last year, fans all over are eager for the biggest barbering and grooming festival in the industry. Barber expo 2021 offered an eclectic mix of live education and opportunity to interact with some of the world’s leading barbers and influencer in the business. Tickets were sold out as entrepreneurs get access to some of the leaders who help shape the industry. Barberfest 2022 is closer than ever. This article illustrates the news of the Barberfest event and other salon exhibitions in the UK.

What exactly is Barberfest 2022? Barberfest is a time of the year when barbers get the opportunity to hang out and chat with professional barbers, over a meal and drink. Chatting with these barbering pros offers a great chance to learn new ideas and get pro counseling on how to take your barbering business to a greater height. And, Barberfest is the ideal setting for some serious networking.

The aim of the barber and beauty expo is for barbers to harness tons of advice from industry pros that have experience in building a successful barbering brand. You’ll also watch live demonstrations and ask questions from these barbering icons.

When is Barberfest 2022? Just like last year, Barber expo 2022 will be held in Brighton Hilton Metropole on the 10th of July, 2022. It promises to be an electrifying experience.

Here’s an overview of what barber expos 2022 stage timetable will look like:

10am:  Great British Barbering Academy

10:30am: Natalie Cresswell and Bethan Brennan, Cresswell Barber Co.

11:00am: Hairforce 1

11:30am: American Crew Education

12:00pm: Baldy for Andis

12:30pm: Wahl’s Global Artistic Director, Simon Shaw with Michael Damiano from Wahl’s Education and Artistic Team

1:00pm: Rico Aydemir from Parlous Barbers for Balmain HOMME

1:30pm: Manifesto

2:00pm: Danny Robinson

2:30pm: Teddy Edwards Cutting Rooms

3:00pm: Tariq Howes and Male Avenue Grooming

3:30pm: Grim Barber

4:00pm: Raw Talent Barbering Competition Winners Announced

Do you own a barbing or beauty salon? Do you sell salon equipment and furniture? Then, Barberfest is for you. Prepare yourself! It is a time to come up close to quality brands and learn strategies that can help you build your business. Besides the luxury of sitting and chatting with professionals in the industry under one roof, you get educated and empowered.

Prestigious Salon Expo in UK


Salon International returns on 8-10 October 2022 at ExCeL London.

The event at the heart of the professional hairdressing industry will be held on Oct. 8-10 in 2022 at ExCeL London and over 24,000 hair professional experts would participate, the show is jam-packed with live demos, educational sessions, hairdressing competitions, and ample shopping opportunities for the latest salon must-haves. With lots of stands selling out of products early doors due to unprecedented demand after the pandemic, visitors were queuing for home deliveries for their favorite products at exclusive show discounted prices. If you are one of the salon practitioners, this event should never be forget!

Olympia Beauty 

Sun 2 & Mon 3 October 2022 at Olympia London

Autumn's biggest beauty event , Olympia Beauty, has plenty in store for the salon practitioners on Sunday 2 & Monday 3 October at Olympia London! Sneak a peek at the show below and familiarise yourself with some of the exhibiting brands ahead of the show in our Resource Centre!

The Raw Talent Barbering (RTB) Competition

Sunday 10th July, 2022 – Hilton Brighton Metropole Hotel, Brighton

The Raw Talent Barbering Competition is sponsored by Barberfest, Modern Barber Magazine, and Mike Taylor Education. The goal of establishing this competition is to provide a platform for young barbers (majorly, students) to showcase their skills.

Who is eligible for this competition?

Entrants must:

  • be currently registered on the Hair Professional Standards (Barbering)
  • be currently undertaking a formally accredited level 2 barbering qualification

How much does it cost to enter the competition?

It costs £10 per entry to enter this competition plus entry for your model if you reach the finals, usually £12.50.

Entry deadlines

The closing date for registration to this competition is Friday, 17th June 2022 at (5pm).

Finalists will be notified and announced within two weeks after the deadline on Modern Barber Magazine Facebook.

Finalists will be expected to arrive on Sunday, 10th July at Hilton Brighton Metropole Hotel for the live final.

Photographic requirements

Entrants are required to submit photographic materials of sufficient quality to enable accurate judging. Poor photographic quality may leave your application discarded by the judges. Each photographic submission must entail at least two head shot photographs that must show only front and side head shots. Photos taken on smartphones can be submitted; just ensure all entries are original.

How will the competition be judged?

The barber expo 2022 competition will be judged by four top industry experts. Entries will be fairly judged based on:

  • Accuracy
  • Style
  • Skills

as evidenced by their photographic submission.


The final showdown will take place on Sunday, 10th July at Barberfest. Note that the entrants will be required to recreate on their looks live on a model. Also note that entrants that get to the finals will be required to provide your model.

Prize for the winner: £250!

Intellectual property rights

Every entrant to the competition agrees that they consent to their imagery and other digital resources submitted on their behalf or by them. Modern Barber Magazine, Mike Taylor Education, and Barberfest will not permit the publication of any personal information relating to any entrant other than:

  • Name
  • Age
  • Place of study

Professional Beauty North (PBN) 2022

Professional Beauty North is the leading event for beauty and spa professionals. Beauty North is the right spot to be if you want to discover what the beauty and wellness industry would be like come in the future. Participating in this event will allow you to explore new opportunities for your salon & beauty business. You can even test and compare hundreds of new products before you invest. Don’t hesitate!

Aesthetic Medicine North 2022

Aesthetic Medicine North is North’s leading event for aesthetic medical professionals. If you run an aesthetics business, this is the ideal place to discover new opportunities to prep. In this electrifying event, you can discover the latest trends as you test and compare some of the most thrilling treatments available in person before you invest.


Omysalon is a fast-rising salon equipment service brand that is committed to providing quality, professional, and durable products for barbers, massages, mani-pedi, and any salon-based treatment.


Barber expo 2021 is around the corner. Barber and beauty expo affords you the opportunity to learn a masterpiece from the industry leaders. Take note of the date (10th July, 2022) as you get ready for the biggest barbering festivals in the world. Make sure you don’t miss out!


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