Annual Conference 2023 – Strength in Unity

The AACS Annual Conference is the only event designed specifically for beauty and wellness school owners, directors, and staff.  This two-day event focuses on the important areas affecting school operations including compliance, marketing, admissions, financial aid, student services, and government regulations.   As an attendee you will have the opportunity to network with other professionals in the industry as well as hear from experts in the field of school operations.  Also attending will be our government relations team to provide up-to-the minute updates on pressing regulatory and legislative issues including gainful employment.

Education Tracks

  • Operations
  • Marketing / Admissions
  • Financial Aid / Compliance
  • Student Services / Placement
  • Government & Regulatory Affairs


Click Here To View All of Our Sessions & Speakers


Download the full schedule here


Registration Fees:

Conference Registration with Owner’s Dinner (Members Save up to $120) 

Member  $749.00
Non-Member: $1,069.00

Conference Registration Only (Members save $70)

Member:  $649.00 
Non-Member: $969.00
One-day Advance Registration for Friday or Saturday 
Member:  $350.00
Non-Member:  $525.00

Owners Dinner

Member:  $150.00
Non-Member:  $225.00
Join AACS to Receive a Discount

All private cosmetology schools are invited to join AACS. If your institution is not a member please Click Here to Join.

Why Houston

Houston, Texas is the country’s fourth-largest city. It’s a cosmopolitan destination filled with world-class dining, arts, hotels, shopping, and nightlife. Houston’s central US location and two award winning international airports make it a quick and easy trip from most US cities.


Book Your Hotel


AACS has negotiated a discounted room rate of $169 per night (plus taxes). This rate is available until September 19, 2023, or until all rooms in the block are sold. To make your hotel reservations use the link below or call the Royal Sonesta reservations department at (855) 463-3091. Be sure to mention AACS Annual Conference to ensure you receive the discounted rate.