APAN Sydney Conference 2015

MERCURE HOTEL SYDNEY 818-820 GEORGE ST, SUNDAY 21 June 2015 8am-5pm

The advances and new innovations that are happening in the aesthetics industry are changing the scope of what consumers are looking for, while social medial is changing the language and the message we need to communicate with.

This conference program will clearly define the emerging new developments and identify strategies that work to help you grow your market share.  

There are many voices telling you what you need to do through various approaches, but which road to take?  This can sometimes be confusing.  What this conference program will give you is access to industry wisdom  objective, credible, professional advice so that you can prioritise your future direction based on statistical facts and trustworthy information.
Attend this conference and get your answers!

Gain new energy and grow! Join us and embrace new knowledge, gain a new perspective and be part of a dynamic network.

Here is what one delegates say: “A friend told me about the APAN conference. I was very busy and didn’t believe I could make it, but I am thrilled I did. The APAN Conference program gave me incredible industry information, business tools, science and an introduced me to a dynamic networking environment with other industry professionals. The exhibiting companies where niche, but highly professionals with leading products and equipment. I loved the no-stress, no-rush environment that is designed to deliver information in a style that allowed me to maximize the value to me. I gained great knowledge and left very elated and excited to face my future. This is a must program for all industry professionals.” Jane Robinson, NSW.

CONFERENCE PROGRAM AND SPEAKERS

Time: 8.15 – 8.45 Arrive, pick up delegate’s kit | Networking

Time: 8.45 – 9.00 APAN CEO Welcome

Time: 9.00 – 9.45
Topic: NEUROPATHY: HOW THE NERVOUS SYSTEM IMPACTS THE SKIN AND BODY
Presenter: Professor Ray Hayek, Executive Dean, Australasian College of Health and Wellness
As aesthetic therapists or cosmetic nurses certain procedures you perform may induce pain.  Additionally, various skin disorders such as acne or skin allergies will also manifest skin sensitivity and even painful lesions.  As a therapist understanding the physiology of pain, what causes pain and what it is signaling is critical to correct skin diagnosis and choice of treatment.  Equally important and of paramount importance is the understanding of methods of pain management, their safety parameters and limitations is also of paramount importance.  Professor Hayek will address all these issues in a compelling lecture offering you insight into new scientific discoveries on the subject.

At this seminar you will learn:

  • What is pain threshold and what determines pain signalling 
  • Why does the body experience pain and what is it telling us
  • Pain management techniques and anaesthetics
  • What is the relevance of pain to skin disorders

Time: 9.45 – 10.15 – MORNING TEA BREAK AND NETWORKING
Morning Tea Provided and Time to check out the Exhibitors

Time: 10.15 – 11.00
Topic: MEDICAL AND AESTHETIC INTERGRATION
Presenter: Gay Wardle
The collaborative relationship between a salon and a medical practitioner can be a highly successful one when it is done correct and when the correct protocols are put in place. However, currently salons and clinics are experiencing missed opportunities in ensuring these procedures and outcomes offer exceptional value to your client and increased profits to your business.  Gay Wardle is highly committed to improving the level of education in the aesthetics industry.  Having complete a Bachelor of Health Science (Dermal Therapies) she is passionate about empowering business owners to step up their services and increase their profits.

At this seminar you will learn:

  • What treatments you can offer to support and sustain cosmetic medical procedures
  • Extending your service menu to cater for this new market sector
  • Increase your sales through a comprehensive understanding of what injectables your clients are having
  • The right and wrong way of establishing a profitable collaboration

Time: 11.00 – 11.30 – NETWORKING BREAK
Time to check out the Exhibitors

Time: 11.30 – 12:15
Topic:THE SEVEN HABITS OF HIGHLY EFFECTIVE BUSINESS OPERATORS
 
Presenter: Caroline Nelson
As a business grows so the need to streamlining your operations for efficiency and profitability may need to also be reviewed to accommodate your growing and expanding services.  Establishing the right mindset for implementing change is not enough  to maintain consistent follow-through requires establishing the right systems and protocols that will support your growth and profitability.  Caroline Nelson is considered one of Australia’s leading beauty business coaches.  Constantly perfecting her systems and methodologies has allowed her to help numerous businesses turn around from a struggle position to a place of secure growth and business success.

At this seminar you will learn:

  • To build a strong business foundation with the systems to increase cash-flow and bottom-line profits
  • How to empower your team and increase performance and results in re-booking, up-selling, retail, and series selling
  • How to “deep-dive” marketing in the most effective but low-cost methods that connect with and attract today’s consumer
  • The Secret to how your business can be unique in a saturated marketplace

Time: 12.15 – 1.00 – LUNCH AND NETWORKING BREAK
Lunch Provided and Time to check out the Exhibitors

Time: 1.00 – 1.15 pm
Topic: ANAESTHETICS REGULATIONS
Presenter: Chris Testa – Compound Chemist

Time: 1.15 – 2.00pm
Topic: ESTABLISHING YOUR BLUEPRINT FOR SUCCESS
Presenter: Tina Viney  President/CEO APAN
You are constantly evolving your business, but your message and your narrative is still the same.  
Maybe it’s time to revisit your blueprint, modify it and give your direction greater clarity through a more contemporary approach.  In this lecture you will gain a greater understanding of current industry changes and how to ensure you incorporate then into the blueprint of your business to ensure currency.
Tina Viney is the foremost expert in industry trends and regulations.  She will present up-to-the minute updates on key industry changes and recommendations on winning strategies.

At this seminar you will learn:

  • Key market drivers that are changing the aesthetic industry
  • Regulations updates
  • The role of a business blueprint and how to successful use it
  • Recommendations on what is currently working and why

Time: 2.00 – 2.30 – NETWORKING BREAK
Time to check out the Exhibitors

Time: 2.30 – 3.30pm
Topic: HOW TO WIN CLIENTS FOR LIFE
BUSINESS FORUM: A forum of successful business experts
There is nothing like learning from those who have taken the theory into practices, make mistakes, but finally achieve business breakthrough and taken their business to the next level.
This forum will allow you to meet some amazing business owners in our industry who will share with you there most personal and important strategies that is helping them gain and retain clients for life.  This will be an interactive session and you will be given the opportunity to ask questions to individuals on the forum.

At this seminar you will learn:

  • How to get your staff to reach their sales targets
  • The best kept secrets for client loyalty
  • The most profitable and successful marketing strategies
  • What successful changes have they implemented in 2014

Time: 3.30 – 4.00 – AFTERNOON TEA BREAK AND NETWORKING
Afternoon Tea Provided and Time to check out the Exhibitors

Time: 4.00 – 4.45pm
Topic: DOUBLE YOUR BUSINESS THROUGH EFFECTIVE USE OF COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGY
Presenter: Mark Viney B.A, Grad.Dip.Ed., AAA+ Cert.IT
In the constant time-poor business environment emerging new communication technologies can waste as much time as they can save you if not used effectively.  Learn how to achieve your goals in a timely manner through effective strategies of developing technologies.  
Mark Viney is a qualified educator and IT expert.  He has been involved with the Beauty and Aesthetics industry for over 22 years and understands the needs for business to work cost-effectively with minimal staff.

At this seminar you will learn:

  • The latest cost-effective ways of communicating with your clients
  • How to integrate technology for best results and to grow your business
  • The best way your business can benefit from APPS
  • Presenting a unified business image across all communication technologies

REGISTRATION:

APAN members $220 | Non-members $239

If you wish to register three or more SPECIAL RATE IS $200 FOR MEMBERS AND $220 FOR NON-MEMBERS

This is a fully catered for event including meals, morning and afternoon tea, delegates kit and Professional Development Statement of Attendance.  Enjoy a day of great education, business support and networking opportunities.  Visit our exhibition for great products and equipment and also go in the draw for prizes. If you have attend the Brisbane Conference you can still attend the Sydney event as the program is a different one.

Pre-Registration is essential for catering purposes.

REGISTRATION

To register for the Conference or the Workshop please phone 07 5593 0360 or CLICK ON THE BUTTON TO THE RIGHT and register on-line.

ACCOMMODATION BOOKINGS

FOR HOTEL ACCOMMODATION AT THE MERCURE PHONE 02 9217 6677 AND QUOTE APAN CONFERENCE EVENT AND YOU WILL RECEIVE 10% DISCOUNT ON THE CURRENT RATE.THE MERCURE HOTEL IS LOCATED AT 818-820 GEORGE ST.

MONDAY 22ND JUNE MEDICAL COSMETIC TATTOOING POSTGRADUATE WORKSHOP Advanced Eyebrow and Eye-Liner Techniques

If you are a qualified cosmetic tattooists APAN is conducting a Post-Graduate Workshop on the following day after the conference (FOR MORE DETAILS CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD A PDF INFORMATION SHEET).

This is a full-day workshop with a Certificate of Attendance. 

The workshop will be held at the Sydney Beauty & Dermal Institute Shop 2/161 New South Head Rd EDGECLIFF

REGISTRATION

To register for the Conference or the Workshop please phone 07 5593 0360 or CLICK ON THE BUTTON TO THE RIGHT and register on-line.