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Medical Spa Show Advisory Board

The educational topics and agenda for the Medical Spa Show were created with advice and input from some of the top practitioners and owners in non-invasive medical aesthetics. AmSpa worked with these industry leaders to create a course schedule customized for this industry focusing on both current necessities and cutting edge breakthroughs. The Medical Spa Show Advisory Board includes:

Mathew Billingsley Owner CoolSprings Laser, Aesthetic & Skincare Center

Mathew Billingsley

Owner

CoolSprings Laser, Aesthetic & Skincare Center

Shawna Chrisman MS, NP, BC Owner Destination Aesthetics

Shawna Chrisman

MS, NP, BC

Owner

Destination Aesthetics

Christina Imes Founder/Operations Manager Rejuvenate Med Spa

Christina Imes

Founder/Operations Manager

Rejuvenate Med Spa

Dr. Sheila Nazarian MD Founder Nazarian Plastic Surgery

Dr. Sheila Nazarian

MD

Founder

Nazarian Plastic Surgery

Brandon Robinson President Skin Body Soul Spa

Brandon Robinson

President

Skin Body Soul Spa

Terri Ross Managing Partner and Director Lasky Aesthetics

Terri Ross

Managing Partner and Director

Lasky Aesthetics


Friday, February 9, 2018

8:15am - 4:45pm

 

MICROBLADING TRAINING WORKSHOP

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4 - 6pm

 

MEMBERS-ONLY REGISTRATION, BADGE PICK-UP AND MEET AND GREET

AmSpa Hospitality Suite

6:30 - 8pm

 

GENERAL REGISTRATION AND BADGE PICK-UP

Info Desk Outside of Ironwood Ballroom: Aria Convention Area Level 3

Saturday, February 10, 2018

7am - 3pm

 

GENERAL REGISTRATION AND BADGE PICK-UP

Info Desk Outside of Ironwood Ballroom: Aria Convention Area Level 3

8:00am

 

GENERAL SESSION

Ironwood 5

8-8:30am

Welcome: State of the Medical Spa Industry

Alex Thiersch, J.D., Founder/Director of AmSpa

8:30-9am

Keeping Up With the Insanely Beautiful Expectations of the Digitally-Empowered Patient

Tom Seery, Founder/CEO of RealSelf

 

9:00am

 

GENERAL SESSION

Ironwood 5

9-9:30am

The Medical Spa Success Ecosystem

Tim Sawyer, President/Co-founder of Crystal Clear Digital Marketing

9:30-10am

The Top New and Evergreen Treatments for Your Medical Spa

Terri Ross, Managing Partner of Lasky Aesthetics

 

10:00am 

 

10-11am BREAK: Exhibit Hall Opens

11:00am

 

GENERAL SESSION

Ironwood 5

11am-12pm

The Future of Aesthetics - Med Spas, Core Doctors, and Entrepreneurs, Oh My! Panel

Moderator: Alex Thiersch

Panelists: Landon Pryor, MD; Brandon Robinson; Louis Frisina

 

Ironwood 7

11am-12pm

The Medical Spa Success Eco-System Panel

Moderator: Tim Sawyer

Panelists: Bryan Durocher; Dori Soukup; Justin Harper, MD; Terri Wojak, LE

 

Ironwood 6

11am-12pm

The Legal Landscape of the Medical Spa Industry

Attorneys from the law firm of ByrdAdatto

 

Ironwood 8

11am-12pm

The Top New and Evergreen Treatments for Your Medical Spa

Terri Ross, Managing Partner of Lasky Aesthetics

12:00pm

 

12-1pm: LUNCH

1:00pm

 

GENERAL SESSION

Ironwood 5

1-1:20pm

The Crazy Ones: How to Identify, Weed Out and End Relationships With Bad Patients

Terri Wojak, LE, President, True U Education

1:20-1:40pm

Busting the Myth: You Can't Make Money on Injectables

Shawna Chrisman, Co-owner, Destination Aesthetics

1:40-2:20pm

How Medical Spas Can Successfully Partner With Plastic Surgeons Panel

Moderator: Alex Thiersch, JD

Panelists: Michael S. Byrd, JD; Renee E. Coover, JD; Landon Pryor, MD; Stanley A. Okoro, MD, FACS; Christina Imes

CLINICAL

Ironwood 7

1-1:40pm

Brows on Fleek: Microblading Tips, Techniques and Demo

Maegen Kennedy, P.A., Windermere Dental and Medical Spa

1:40-2pm

The Most Profitable and Most Effective Chemical Peel Options for Your Medical Spa

Candace Noonan, Director of Education for Dermaconcepts, Exclusive U.S. Distributor for Environ Skin Care

SUPPLIER CLASSES

Ironwood 6

1-1:30PM

Environ Skin Care

1:30-2pm

Environ Skin Care

CRYSTAL CLEAR CEO TRAINING

Ironwood 8

1-3pm

CEO Training (Closed Session)

 

2:00pm

 

GENERAL SESSION

Ironwood 5

1:40-2:20pm

How Medical Spas Can Successfully Partner With Plastic Surgeons Panel

Moderator: Alex Thiersch, JD

Panelists: Michael S. Byrd, JD; Renee E. Coover, JD; Landon Pryor, MD; Stanley A. Okoro, MD, FACS; Christina Imes

2:20-3pm

Team Compensation: Pay by Performance

Bryan Durocher, Durocher Enterprises

CLINICAL

Ironwood 7

2-2:20pm

Successfully Combining Light-Based Treatments

Rebecca Gelber, MD

2:20-2:40pm

Creative Filler Treatments to Please Nonsurgical Patients with Demo

Justin Harper, MD, Juvly Aesthetics

SUPPLIER CLASSES

Ironwood 6

2-2:30pm

Supplier Class

2:30-3pm

Combination Therapy for Optimal Aesthetic Efficacy—Delivering the “Wow” Factor

Anil Rajani, MD

CRYSTAL CLEAR CEO TRAINING

Ironwood 8

1-3pm

CEO Training (Closed Session)

3:00pm

 

3-4pm BREAK: Visit Exhibit Hall!

CRYSTAL CLEAR CEO TRAINING

Ironwood 8

3-3:30pm

Building a Killer Social Media Strategy

Dr. Jill Lezaic

3:30-4pm

Leveraging Opportunity Management Software to Grow Your Practice

Dr. J. Timothy Katzen

4:00pm

 

GENERAL SESSION

Ironwood 5

4-4:20pm

Is It Time For Your Medical Spa to Grow? Identifying and Implementing Tried-and-True Growth Strategies

Matt Taranto, Mint Aesthetics

4:20-4:40pm

How to Build Your Dream Team

Dori Soukup, Insparation Management

4:40-5pm

Purchasing Big Ticket Items for Your Medical Spa

Bryan Munshower, Beauty Marx

CLINICAL

Ironwood 7

4-4:20pm

Dangerous Rejuvenation: Lasers and Energy Devices-How to Stay Safe in the Treatment Room

Patti Owens, RN, BSN, MHA, CMLSO, CNOR, AestheticMed Consulting International

4:20-4:40pm

Thread Lifting: A Noninvasive Alternative to Injectables

Suzanne Munshower, Beauty Marx

4:40-5pm

Increase Your Bottom Line With Microneedling

Michael McKenna, Bellus Medical

SUPPLIER CLASSES

Ironwood 6

4-4:30pm

Galderma

4:30-5pm

VelaShape:  Maximizing Outcomes With 2-in-1 Body Contouring and Cellulite Treatments

CRYSTAL CLEAR CEO TRAINING

Ironwood 8

4-4:30pm

Advanced SEO Techniques: How to Successfully Compete on Google

Tim Sawyer, President/Co-founder Crystal Clear Digital Marketing

4:30-5pm

Find, Serve and Keep Patients More Profitably: The Crystal Clear Solution

Tim Sawyer and Adam Degraide, Crystal Clear Digital Marketing

5:00pm

 

5-6pm BREAK

6:00pm

 

6-7pm Happy Hour in the Ironwood Terrace

7:00pm

 

7-10pm Medical Spa Show Reception and Party!

 

Sunday, February 11, 2018

7am - 12pm

 

GENERAL REGISTRATION AND BADGE PICK-UP

Info Desk Outside of Ironwood Ballroom: Aria Convention Area Level 3

8:00am

 

GENERAL SESSION

Ironwood 5

8-9am

Medical Aesthetics Leaders: Lessons I've Learned Panel

Moderator: Alex Thiersch, JD

Panelists: Terri Ross; Matt Billingsley; Landon Pryor, MD; Christina Imes; Brandon Robinson; Stanley A. Okoro, MD, FACS

9:00am

 

GENERAL SESSION

Ironwood 5

9-9:20am

How to Effectively Use Digital Marketing to Increase Conversion

Tim Sawyer, President/Co-founder, Crystal Clear Digital Marketing

9:20-9:40am

Millennials and Retail: Building Lifelong Clients

Nicole Simpson, Aesthetic Influencer

9:40-10am

Safe and Legal Drug Purchasing Practices

Dr. Sangeeta Chatterjee, U.S. Food and Drug Administration

CLINICAL

Ironwood 7

9-9:20am

Is Vaginal Rejuvenation a Game-Changer for Your Business?

Tamra Schue, DNP, FNP-C

9:20-10am

MicroBotox of the Lower Face and Neck with Demo 

Desirée Martinez, RN

SUPPLIER CLASSES

Ironwood 6

9-9:30am

Supplier Class

9:30-10am

Supplier Class

SALES/STAFF TRAINING

Ironwood 8

9-9:30am

Staff Training Welcome

Bryan Durocher, Durocher Enterprises

9:30-10am

Success With Membership and Loyalty Programs

Dori Soukup, InSPAration Management

10:00am

 

10-11pm BREAK: Expo Hall Opens

11:00am

 

GENERAL SESSION

Ironwood 5

11-11:20am

Implementing Pre- and Post- Protocols to Increase Revenues and Enhance Patient Experience and Outcomes

Terri Ross, Lasky Aesthetics

11:20-11:40am

Can You Own a Medical Spa Without Being a Doctor? The Answer is MSOs

Attorneys from the law firm of ByrdAdatto

11:40am-12pm

Avoid Discounting! Marketing, Event Planning and Promotions for Long-Term Patients

Rob Trow, Owner/CEO, DermaConcepts, Exclusive U.S. Distributor for Environ Skin Care

CLINICAL

Ironwood 7

11-11:20am

Win Patient Loyalty by Transforming Skin With Topical Skin Care

Lisa Cohen, LE

11:20-11:40am

Fixing Mistakes: Does Tattoo Removal Have a Place in Your Business?

Carmen Vanderheiden Brodie, The Finery

11:40am-12pm

Body Contouring

Jill Lezaic, MD, Laser Solution

SUPPLIER CLASSES

Ironwood 6

11-11:30am

Advantages of Integrating Halo Into Your Practice

Rebecca Gelber, MD

11:30-12pm

Galderma

SALES/STAFF TRAINING

Ironwood 8

11-11:30am

Understanding the Four Different Communication Styles People Use and How to Sell to Them

Bryan Durocher, Durocher Enterprises

11:30-12pm

From Order-takers to Revenue-Generators

Dori Soukup, Insparation Management

12:00pm

 

12-1pm: LUNCH

1:00pm

 

GENERAL SESSION

Ironwood 5

1-1:20pm

What to Do if Your State Board Comes Knocking

Alex Thiersch, J.D., AmSpa Founder/Director

1:20-1:40pm

Using Price Transparency to Generate Leads

Jonathan Kaplan, MD, MPH

1:40-2pm

Developing an Effective Exit Strategy

David Mandell, JD, MBA, OJM Group

CLINICAL

Ironwood 7

1-1:40pm

Multicultural Skin Treatments: Learn How to Effectively Treat Skin of Color by Combining Chemical Peels and Laser Treatments

Neena Bhatti, MD; JoElle Lee, Advanced Dermacare and Skin Solutions

1:40-2pm

Intense Pulsed Light (IPL)

SUPPLIER CLASSES

Ironwood 6

1-1:30pm

eTwo: Advanced Facial Rejuvenation Combining Two Energies and Treatments

1:30-2pm

Supplier Class

SALES/STAFF TRAINING

Ironwood 8

1-3pm

The Art of Sales and the Consultation

Bryan Durocher, Durocher Enterprises; Dori Soukup, InSparation Management; Terri Ross, Lasky Aesthetics; Bryan Munshower, Beauty Marx

2:00pm

 

GENERAL SESSION

Ironwood 5

2-2:40pm

Multiple Locations and Franchising Panel

Moderator: Alex Thiersch, JD

Louis Frisina, Frisina Consulting; Brandon Robinson Skin Body Soul Spa; Matt Billingsley CoolSprings Laser Aesthetic & Skin Care Center; Carmen Vanderheiden Brodie, The Finery

2:40-3pm

Efficiency Strategies for Busy Practitioners

Matt Taranto, Mint Aesthetics

CLINICAL

Ironwood 7

2-2:20pm

The Most Profitable Services in Non-surgical Aesthetics 

Matt Taranto, Mint Aesthetics

2:20-2:40pm

Stem Cells in Medical Spas

Suzanne Munshower, RN, Beauty Marx

2:40-3pm

The Perfect Lip

Rhonda Policandriotes, RN, BSN, CANS

SUPPLIER CLASSES

Ironwood 6

2-2:30pm

Supplier Class

2:30-3pm

Supplier Class

SALES/STAFF TRAINING

Ironwood 8

1-3pm

The Art of Sales and the Consultation

Bryan Durocher, Durocher Enterprises; Dori Soukup, InSparation Management; Terri Ross, Lasky Aesthetics; Bryan Munshower, Beauty Marx

3:00pm

End of Classes: Exhibit Hall Remains Open Until 4pm