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New York
Javits Convention Center
March 4-6, 2018


Produced and Managed by:​
Questex, LLC
757 Third Avenue, 5th Floor
New York, NY 10017

Visit our Frequently Asked Questions page for answers to common questions


Kathy Gruttadauria​​
Show Director

Maura Igoe
Exhibitors A - I, N, Q

Lynne Boccuzzi
Exhibitors J - M, O, P, R - Z


Susan Borkowski
Show Coordinator
T: 212.895.8234
F: 212.895.8209

Rick Rosalina
Operations Director
T: 212.564.8823
F: 917.591.8316

Diane Waltersdorf
Education Director
T: 203.383.0516
F: 212.895.8209

Tina Kassimis
Marketing Director
T: 212.895.8248
F: 212.895.8209

Cathy Marchese
Marketing Manager
T: 212.895.8233
F: 212.895.8209


Liza Wylie
VP – Beauty, Spa & Wellness Event
T: 203.227.9875

Dana Lupton
EVP – Beauty, Spa & Wellness Group
T: 212.895.8237


IECSC Show Management Team is located at:
757 Third Avenue
5th Floor
New York, NY 10017
Phone: 212.895.8200
Fax: 212.895.8209


Toll Free: 800-427-2420
Website: www.ibsnewyork.com

Toll Free: 800-496-9861
Website: www.ibslasvegas.com


What type of companies exhibit at the International Esthetics, Cosmetic & Spa Conference?

All companies exhibiting sell or distribute products or services to spas/salons. The following are examples of the types of companies that will be seen at IECSC:

  • Skincare
  • Makeup
  • Hair Removal
  • Private Label
  • Massage
  • Permanent Makeup
  • Microdermabrasion Product/Machine
  • Equipment & Supply
  • Spa Design
  • Spa/Salon Computer Programming
  • Bottling/Packaging

Who attends the conferences?
Salon & Spa Owners and Managers, Estheticians, Makeup Artists, Skin Care Specialists, Instructors/Students, Distributors, Massage Therapists, Medical Estheticians, Plastic Surgeons, Wellness Practitioners, Cosmetologists.

Is the public invited to participate in the conference?
No, this is a professional tradeshow only and is not beneficial to anyone not involved in the spa industry. However, anyone interested in this industry is more then welcome to call and get more information.

Do you have to bring your license to the show?
Not all states license their estheticians or salon/spa professionals, so we do not require any ID at the door. Some form of professional identification is suggested for networking and business transaction information. Questex Media, however only advertises to the professionals in the spa industry.

How many people attend the conference each year?
IECSC Florida expects more than 5,500 professionals each year.

How many exhibits will be seen at the conferences?
Over 200 exhibiting companies/manufacturers will be at IECSC Florida.

What type of Conference Program is offered?
IECSC Florida offers a robust educational program. The Spa Business and Wellness Conference is free with your daily admission ticket and has sessions designed to educate spa owners, directors and practitioners on how to become more proficient in all aspects of spa operations. Also free are the Manufacturer Education classes (which includes over 50+ manufacturer focused sessions), Makeup Education and the Medical Spa Education track which delves into an unbiased look at business management, revenue-drivers, new procedures and technologies. For an additional fee, you can take Advanced Education Workshops, CIDESCO and ASTECC certified classes, and the Advanced Business Seminar.

Do people attending classes receive CEU credits?
Many classes are acceptable for CEU credit; however, due to the diversity in state accreditation programs, it is the attendee's responsibility to notify their state board of cosmetology to predetermine which classes are acceptable.