The Speakers

 

Here are some of our amazing speakers. If you are heading to the Salon Owners Summit or have a question, make sure to tweet our speakers. Come on, don't be shy!

 

 

Dylan Bradshaw is widely celebrated for his dedication, drive and contribution to the hair industry. Dylan managed the incredible feat of being a stylist to the stars and growing his salon into one of Europe's largest and most decorated salons. 

Dylan Bradshaw is widely celebrated for his dedication, drive and contribution to the hair industry. Dylan managed the incredible feat of being a stylist to the stars and growing his salon into one of Europe's largest and most decorated salons. 

Twitter aficionado, Sam Pearce has dedicated 12 years to creating an unsurpassed environment for her clients. She is an award winning owner two spas: Eastthorpe Hall, which is recognised as a forerunner for impeccable service and award winning Potting Shed Spa.

Twitter aficionado, Sam Pearce has dedicated 12 years to creating an unsurpassed environment for her clients. She is an award winning owner two spas: Eastthorpe Hall, which is recognised as a forerunner for impeccable service and award winning Potting Shed Spa.

Alan Austin Smith is a renowned hairdresser turned educator, motivator and public speaker in the salon industry. He has worked with Vidal Sassoon and as a Business Development Manager with L'Oreal. He is also Author of best seller 'The Fantastic Hairdresser'.

Alan Austin Smith is a renowned hairdresser turned educator, motivator and public speaker in the salon industry. He has worked with Vidal Sassoon and as a Business Development Manager with L'Oreal. He is also Author of best seller 'The Fantastic Hairdresser'.

Niall Harbison is an entrepreneur, food blogger and author of the book “Get Sh** Done”. He Co-founded PR and Marketing agency Simply Zesty before building it to 30 employees and then sold the business to UTV PLC within 3 years. He is a powerful figure in media and business. 

Niall Harbison is an entrepreneur, food blogger and author of the book “Get Sh** Done”. He Co-founded PR and Marketing agency Simply Zesty before building it to 30 employees and then sold the business to UTV PLC within 3 years. He is a powerful figure in media and business. 

Ronan Perceval is founder and CEO of Phorest, the UK and Ireland's leading salon software provider. With 1,500 salons spanned across 8 countries, he has worked with thousands of salon owners, managers, therapists and stylists in the industry to grow their salon.

Ronan Perceval is founder and CEO of Phorest, the UK and Ireland's leading salon software provider. With 1,500 salons spanned across 8 countries, he has worked with thousands of salon owners, managers, therapists and stylists in the industry to grow their salon.

Ellen Kavanagh is a beauty therapist, salon owner and industry veteran that specialises in waxing. Ellen created her very own product range and today her company, Waxperts, is the only Irish depilatory wax manufacturer and is competing with the biggest global wax brands.

Ellen Kavanagh is a beauty therapist, salon owner and industry veteran that specialises in waxing. Ellen created her very own product range and today her company, Waxperts, is the only Irish depilatory wax manufacturer and is competing with the biggest global wax brands.

 

Meet our new speaker!

Lilac Miller is the owner and director of the multi-award winning Sleeping Beauty Salon with 5 successful locations across Scotland. Lilac has over a decade of industry experience supported by a masters degree in Management and a qualification in accountancy. Her salons offer exceptional, first class customer service, a spa-quality experience and one of the best loyalty programs in the UK.

Lilac Miller is the owner and director of the multi-award winning Sleeping Beauty Salon with 5 successful locations across Scotland. Lilac has over a decade of industry experience supported by a masters degree in Management and a qualification in accountancy. Her salons offer exceptional, first class customer service, a spa-quality experience and one of the best loyalty programs in the UK.

Lilac Miller is the owner and director of the multi-award winning Sleeping Beauty Salon with 5 successful locations across Scotland. Lilac has over a decade of industry experience supported by a masters degree in Management and a qualification in accountancy. Her salons offer exceptional, first class customer service, a spa-quality experience and one of the best loyalty programs in the UK.

Lilac Miller is the owner and director of the multi-award winning Sleeping Beauty Salon with 5 successful locations across Scotland. Lilac has over a decade of industry experience supported by a masters degree in Management and a qualification in accountancy. Her salons offer exceptional, first class customer service, a spa-quality experience and one of the best loyalty programs in the UK.