Frequently Asked Questions

What type of companies exhibit at the International Esthetics, Cosmetic & Spa Conference (IECSC)?
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
  • Spray Tanning
  • 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 and 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, however only advertises to the professionals in the spa industry.

How many exhibits will be seen at the conferences?
More than 315 exhibiting companies/manufacturers will be at IECSC New York.

What type of Conference Program is offered?
IECSC New York offers a robust educational program. More than 65 classes are free with your paid daily exhibit hall admission. Plus, there are additional classes available for a separate fee, including: Targeted Learning Tracks, CIDESCO USA Education, Makeup Workshops and Advanced Business Seminars. All classes are taught by the industry's leading experts.

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.

Is there anything else I should know about the show?
Registering for IECSC New York implies consent to use your image in future promotional materials and media coverage. No one under the age of 15 is allowed in the exhibit hall or in the classrooms, including infants and strollers. Roller bags are not allowed on the show floor.

Additional Questions?

Show Related: Contact Amanda Butcher at 212-895-8276 or email

Registration Related: Contact Customer Service at 508-743-8585