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Schedule


Friday, September 27, 2019

Saturday, September 28, 2019

Breakfast and President's Welcome

Room 319
8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.

N.F Cimaglia Award

Presented and Sponsored by Milady.

Room 319
9:00 a.m. - 9:15 a.m.

Keynote Speaker: Fatima Doman

Sponsored by Great Clips

Room 319
9:15 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.

Exhibitor Showcase & Lunch

Lunch served in the Expo Hall
10:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Government Relations: Legislative Update

Katherine Brodie, Duane Morris LLP

Room 319
1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.

General Participation Requirements

Presented by Kristi Cole, DJA Financial Aid Services, Inc.

Room: 318
1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.

The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly: Real Talk For Real People

Panel facilitated by Josh Fackler, American College of Barbering

Room: 320
1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Beauty Always Sells: The Prospects & Process for Selling A Beauty School to The One Right Buyer in Evolving Times

Presented by Ron Holt and Megan Banks of Rouse Frets White Goss Gentile Rhodes, P.C.

Room 301
1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.

90/10, CDR, & Gainful Employment: What Every School Should Know When It Comes to Reducing Reliance on Title IV Financing

Presented by Sean Steinmarc, TFC Tuition Financing and David Mesko, Case Sabatini

Room: 318
2:15 p.m. - 3:15 p.m.

Government Relations: Legal Update

Presented by Katherine Brodie, Duane Morris LLP

Room 319
2:15 p.m. - 3:15 p.m.

Mental Health and Disability Issues of Cosmetology Students: Recognizing and Responding

Presented by Joan Strutton, Texarkana College

Room: 318
2:15 p.m. - 3:15 p.m.

The State of Social Media

Presented by Derik Parkinson, Oozle Media

Room: 320
2:15 p.m. - 3:15 p.m.

Government Relations: State Update

Presented by Brian Newman

Room 319
3:45 p.m. - 4:45 p.m.

Employment Law: Protecting Yourself and Keeping Your Employees Happy so you can Focus on Your Students

Presented by Russell Landy, Damia & Valori LLP

Room: 318
3:45 p.m. - 4:45 p.m.

Breakout 3 - School Growth

Plus Communications and Victoria Lim

Room 320
3:45.p.m. - 4:45 p.m.

GRC Silent Raffle Kick-off Reception in Expo Hall

4:45 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.

Next Generation Meet Up

Invite Only

Room 301
5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

State Relations Dinner

Sponsored by Great Clips. Invite only.

6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

Sunday, September 29, 2019

Breakfast

8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.

General Session

Sponsored by Pivot Point International.

9:00 a.m. - 10:40 a.m.

Breakout 1 - Government Relations

11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Breakout 2 - Compliance

11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Student-Generated Content: The Underestimated and Underutilized Social Media Strategy

Presented by Stephanie Carter, Beauty as a Business

Room: 320
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Admissions Lightening Talks

Room 301
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Exhibitor Showcase and Lunch

Lunch served in Expo Hall

Room 319.
12:15 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Annual Membership Meeting & Election

Room 319
2:15 p.m.-3:15 p.m.

Government Relations: BDR Update

Presented by Katherine Brodie, Duane Morris LLP

3:15 p.m. - 4:15.p.m.

Is Your Institution Ready for a Compliance Check?

Presented by Sally Samules, FAME

Room: 318
3:15 p.m. - 4:15 p.m.

Breakout 3 - School Growth

3:15 p.m. - 4:15 p,m,

Break Out - School Growth

3:15 p.m. - 4:15 p,m.

General Session

Sponsored by FAME.

4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.

General Attendee Reception

5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.

N.F. Cimaglia / Pioneers Reception

Sponsored by Milady

Invite only
5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.

GRC Silent Raffle Auction

Room 318
6:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Schedule is subject to change at any time without notice.

Meet the Speakers


Registration Rates


Early Bird Rate

$550(Members)

$850(Non-members)

** Members save $25 per person when registering 3 or more attendees.

Deadline for Early Bird Registration Ends August 9, 2019

Regular Rate

$650(Members)

$850(Non-members)

** Members save $25 per person when registering 3 or more attendees.

Regular Registration will run from August 10 through September 20, 2019

Late Registration

$750(Members)

$850(Non-members)

** Members save $25 per person when registering 3 or more attendees.

Late Registration will run from September 21 through September 30, 2019

Hotel Info


MGM Grand Las Vegas
Las Vegas, NV

3799 S Las Vegas Blvd
Las Vegas, NV 89109
877.880.0880

The AACS group rate starts at $100/night (Sun-Mon) & $179/night (Fri-Sat) (+ resort fee). Deadline to book your room at the AACS Group Rate is Tuesday, September 3, 2019.

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Sponsors


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Silver
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