+ What is TACK talks

TACKtalks is a platform that engages beauty professionals through an educational experience offering exclusive access to industry insiders. TACKtalks panelists will inform artists on the various opportunites available in the beauty industry.

+ Why "The Business of Beauty"

Rising consumer incomes and changing lifestyles are driving the global beauty care products industry, which is forecasted to reach around $265 billion by 2017.

Source: Lucintel

The US Beauty and Personal Care markets are a $76 Billion industry and growing.

Source: 2015 Digital IQ Index®: Hair Care & Color

Hair care accounts for 24% of total beauty sales in the US while Skin care is a close second at 23.7% and Color Cosmetics at 14.6%.

Source- Statista.com

Strong consumer confidence, high literacy rates and high social media exposure are the main drivers of beauty and personal care products in 2016.

Source- Amna Abbas, Research Analyst at Euromonitor International.

82% of women believe social media is influencing how we define beauty today.

Source- Unilever Marketing- Dove Beauty Study

+ What is the Event Format?

TACKtalks is a relaxed, engaging conversation between panelists and guests. Attendees will hear the stories of each guest speaker's rise to success.

Registration + Light Breakfast + Smoothie Bar : 9AM - 10AM
Morning Session : 10AM - 1PM
Plated Lunch : 1PM - 2PM
Afternoon Session : 2PM - 4PM
Pink Champagne Reception + Interactive Beauty Bar : 4PM - 5PM

+ What Will be Discussed

TACKtalks' panel of experts will discuss strategies and tips that educate guests on the many ways to transition into the next phase of their careers. Topics will include:

How to Self Fund a Product Line
Product Testing
Finding a Business Partner
Becoming a Brand Creative Director
Creating a Capsule Collection
Leveraging Social Media Capital
Product Placement

+ What is Included in VIP Admission

Priority Seating
Curated VIP Giftbag + Special Giveaways
Special photo opportunities with Guest Speakers

+ What are the Check-In Requirements

Guests must provide a photo I.D at the time of check-in. Printed tickets are not necessary.

+ What Can Guests Bring

Phones and non-flash cameras are permitted. Guests will be provided with notepads and pens for conference notes.
No outside food is permitted.

+ Where Do Guests Park

The Beverly Wilshire Hotel provides valet parking at $18 for the day. Additional city parking information can be found


+ Will Guests Be Assigned Seats

VIP Guests will have access to priority seating areas but neither VIP nor General Admission Guests will be assigned seats.

+ What is the Refund Policy

Tickets are non-refundable. Ticket transfer options are available. Please use the contact form found on the TACKtalks website to submit your ticket transfer request.

+ Are Tickets Transferable

Yes. Tickets can be transfered no later than July 15, 2016.

+ Who Can Be Contacted For Questions

Please use the contact request form located on the TACKtalks website. Direct contacts can be found on the page as well.