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Sunday Programs

Asian Freestyle Grooming

Michell Evans

Asian Freestyle Grooming is all the rage! Michell Evans - The Grooming Tutor will teach you the latest techniques. She will teach you the fundamentals of how to create the caricature styles that define Asian Freestyle trims. Asian Freestyle can be applied to any breed or mixed breed. Get ready to bring some creativity back into your daily grooming routine.

Mix It Up!

Mackensie Murphy

2 comb body, 0 comb legs, round head, trim ears and repeat! Who’s getting tired of doing the same old pet trims all day, every day? In this live demo seminar, Mackensie will share with you her tricks and techniques to spice up your everyday grooms.

How to Train Your Dragon, I Mean Mobile Client

Gina Sutton

This seminar will teach you how to bring those mobile clients around to your way of doing business. Routing issues? We have the solutions to get you
 through the toughest of situations. Attend this interactive, motivational seminar to learn the secrets of dealing with no shows, last minute 
cancellations, converting your clients to turn key, and more. Yes, you can do it your way and Gina will show you how to change your client’s way of thinking and raise your bottom line.

Say This, Not That

Khris Berry

Ever wonder what you could have or should have said in common pet grooming situations? This is a comical (and occasionally serious) approach to real life salon situations. Grab a notebook and leave equipped with responses to comments such as "I don't want my dog to look like...", "He's a rescue", "I don't like this haircut", "But they are cheaper down the street", "I need a discount because I have 4 dogs", and so many more. This fast paced and action-packed hour promises to entertain and enlighten you!

HV Dryer Tech: Essential Force Drying Facts & Methods

Dave Campanella

Discover what really matters for enhanced dryer performance. While tub time and liquid products are critical parts of the grooming process, one’s HV drying methods are typically overlooked, undervalued and misunderstood. This seminar provides a complete understanding of the drying process backed by science and proven secrets of the trade. Learn how to avoid creating more tangles, release more matts & shedding. Replace brushing all by using your dryer to its utmost potential. Ever wonder what the difference is between all those different nozzles? Do Amps or Horse Power really matter? What is CFM? Know what to look for in a new dryer and simple maintenance tips. A fresh perspective and “must see” for any salon owner, mobile business or start-up!

It's a Snap! Snap-On Combs to Simplify Your Everyday Grooms

Anne Francis

Top competitor and GroomTeam USA member Anne Francis has spent her entire career in a salon doing your everyday pet trims. Over the years she has figured out to cut down time using snap on combs. Anne will show you all the tricks she has picked up along the way to make your everyday grooming easier and quicker with snap on combs.

How Much Should You Charge for Your Grooming Services?

Michell Evans

We all want to know the answer to this question and the answer is in your budget! This workshop will walk you through the process of creating a business budget for your salon. Please bring a good estimate of your expenses, a calculator, and a pen. I will provide a worksheet for you to fill out. This workshop will help you determine what you need to charge in order to meet your goals.

It’s All About the Face

Jonathan David

We love to see expression in our dogs’ faces. How you layer the hair, the length you choose and the styles you set all affect the expression your dogs will have. Jonathan will show you how to do a perfect layered round face with thinning shears and several options to change the style and expression of your furry clients’ faces.

Train the Puppy and the Owner: Development and Grooming

Melissa Siedenstrang

In this seminar, Melissa will explain puppy development and behavior. When groomers understand the puppy brain, they can be more effective when getting puppies used to being groomed – and have much happier clients!
Topics will include the nuts and bolts of puppy development, the socialization of puppies, and some training techniques groomers can implement. They will also cover business practices to make the process better for everyone, as well as some marketing ideas to make puppy grooming an additional revenue source.