22 May 2024

Wahl Barber Academy Celebrates Grand Opening in Chicago

Wahl Clipper Corporation partners with Pivot Point Academy to celebrate the grand opening of its flagship Wahl Barber Academy in Chicago

Wahl Clipper Corporation celebrated the grand opening of its flagship Wahl Barber Academy in Chicago on Friday, April 14th. For this occasion, the ribbon cutting and VIP reception welcomed over 100 guests. Lance Wahl, Senior Vice President of Professional Sales & Marketing at Wahl Clipper Corporation made the opening remarks.

The opening of the Wahl Barber Academy furthers our commitment to providing the educational excellence needed to succeed in the barbering industry,” said Wahl. “We are excited to partner with Pivot Point Academy to bring this unique educational opportunity to future barbers.

The Wahl Barber Academy was designed to create well-rounded, exceptional barbers. The students will receive education from leading licensed instructors who demonstrate technical skill and the ability to inspire and motivate students,” said Denise Provenzano, Managing Partner and Co-Owner of Pivot Point Academy. “We are excited to partner with Wahl Clipper Corporation to provide an unmatched educational experience for future barbers.

Celebrating in style

After the official ribbon cutting, industry leaders and media enjoyed a tour of the world-class barber school. They could not help but notice that every detail of the academy’s design aims to provide students with the skills, knowledge and resources they need to succeed in the competitive world of barbering. The Wahl Barber Academy is in partnership with Pivot Point Academy, a leading provider of beauty and barber education

The Wahl Barber Academy is a purpose-built learning environment that leverages technology to provide students with a 360-degree learning experience. The curriculum is designed by Pivot Point Academy, which has a reputation for developing exceptional hair and beauty professionals. Therefore, students will learn hair cutting, shaving, grooming and basic skin care. Moreover, the extensive curriculum also includes the business skills necessary to prepare them to succeed in the men’s grooming industry

Furthermore, the Wahl Barber Academy will also serve as an advanced training center, hosting educational opportunities for industry professionals and Wahl’s global team of educators. Classes will begin later this year, with plans to offer hair and grooming appointments shortly thereafter. Stay tuned!


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