Did you make it to Aveda Congress 2015? Minneapolis was the global capital of sustainable beauty where more than 3,500 professionals from around the world attended the 17th edition of the wondrous Aveda Congress.
The celebration began last Saturday at the beautiful grounds of the Minneapolis Convention Center which welcomed thousands of international Aveda Tribe members, offering non-stop programs that invited some of the best stylists in the world educate on stage. Starting with Antoinette Beenders , Aveda Senior Vice President, who stunned the audience during the wonderfuls, fascinating main show of the Congress, ‘Symphony of the Senses’ – inspired by the four classical elements: Water, Earth, Wind & Fire.
The event was a grandiose ode to the memory of Horst Rechelbacher, Founder of Aveda, who passed away last year. Horst created the Aveda Congress Festival back in 1987 as an event for 200 people that has transformed into global celebration attracting the most efficient industry leaders and professionals from around the world.
Other outstanding artists associated with the brand performed, like the coveted Aveda Global Artistic Team, including Allen Ruiz (Hairstyling), Ian Michael Black (Hair Color), Ricardo Dinis (Hair Cutting), Tippi Shorter (Textured Hair) and Janell Geason (Makeup).
The opening session also offered the latest in coloring, cutting and styling techniques, to educate and inspire attendees from all over the world, with the stunning presentations of Aveda Team Canada led by Ray Civello; Aveda Men led by Master Barber Kurt Kueffner with Darren Potter and Stel Nicolaou; Gary Manuel; Steven Laudat; Lupe Voss; Gila Rut Salons led by Keri Davis; Bastian Casaretto, Artistic Director, Aveda Germany, Austria & Switzerland; Textured Hair Master Charlotte Mensah; and Michael Baker. Monday, the Aveda Congress 2015 presentations continue with Aveda Guest Artists Jon Reyman, Ana Karzis, Van Michael Salon Team led by Van Council, Heggy Gonzales, Jo McKay and the Aveda Team Japan, among many others.
Enjoy our Aveda Congress Top 20 Image Gallery!