THE SUNLESS SUMMIT 2018 SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

SUNDAY, JANUARY 14, 2018

2:00 - 4:00 PM | Registration
5:00 - 7:00 PM | Welcome Reception

Vendors, attendees and pre-registered guests welcome to attend. Mix and mingle with your fellow industry professionals and get excited for the next two days of networking and learning!


MONDAY, JANUARY 15, 2018

8:00 - 9:00 AM | Continental Breakfast & Late Registration

ASTP will provide a light continental each morning of the event. 

8:00 AM - 12:00 PM | Vendor & Attendee Networking Session
For the first time ever, we are bringing sunless product and service vendors and the professionals who live and breathe this industry together in one room. Wander about, ask questions and learn from vendors how they can help you grow or improve your business. Vendors will have small tabletop displays in lieu of a traditional tradeshow atmosphere.

Vendors Scheduled to Attend as of November 1, 2017:
MaxiMist | Blushtan | SunnaSmile | Perfect Glow | Pro Tan | AYU | Glow by Erin | SunFX | Salon Vault | Glo Soap Bar | Spray Tan Class | Lavish Tan | More to come!

11:30 AM - 1:00 PM | Lunch Break
Attendees and vendors alike will be on their own each day for lunch. Planet Hollywood offers an array of dining choices to fit any budget. Use this time to grab a bite with a vendor, fellow industry pros or guests who have joined you in Las Vegas. 

1:00 - 6:00 PM | Sponsor Information Sessions & Demos
On Monday afternoon, sponsors will have the opportunity to spend up to 90 minutes giving attendees in-depth information about how their products or services can benefit sunless owners. 

Sponsor Sessions Scheduled as of November 1, 2017:

MaxiMist is More than Just Equipment, It's Your Livelihood
Presented by: Deana Wright, Certified MaxiMist Trainer

MaxiMist invites you to see why we have become the go-to choice for spray tanning technicians with over 25,000 units sold worldwide. You will get a better understanding of why our equipment has earned its reputation and what sets us apart. MaxiMist will also be introducing our certification program. You will learn how to Maxi-mize your confidence, perfect your skill and increase your bottom line through proper application techniques. Proper application is 99% of a successful spray tan, so let us teach you through our 17 years in this industry the skill and art of spray tanning application.

How to Clone Yourself: Intro to blushpro® Licensing
Presented by: Christina Kauffman, Founder of blushtan® and blushpro®

Do you want to grow your business but feel like you don’t have the time? Do you want to hire help but have trouble training new team members? Do you sometimes wish you could clone yourself? In this intro to blushpro® licensing, Christina will explain how the program can help you simplify your technique, organize general operations, and streamline your training process to gain more time to focus on growing revenue! A partnership with blushpro® comes with plenty of perks including territory exclusivity, operating guides, ongoing support, branding tools, social media content, and more. Want to learn about blushtan® professional sunless solutions? We will also be providing an insider's look at our product line, exclusive only to blushpro® licensed studios!

Adding an Effortless Service to your Sunless Tanning Business: SunnaSmile Natural Teeth Whitening
Presented by: Shannelle Gellert, Founder, SunnaSmile Natural Teeth Whitening

Are you looking to add more clients to your existing sunless tanning business? Have you thought about diversifying your sunless tanning business by adding a unique and rewarding service? One that costs little to start, takes up minimal space, and has a high revenue margin? We have your answer. In this presentation, Shannelle will walk you through the high client value, low overhead/startup cost and high-profit service of teeth whitening. Have questions around FDA Regulations and insurance? These topics and more will be discussed along with a live demonstration of the teeth whitening process and time to answer all of your questions. 

Sunless is not just Spray Tanning: How to Increase Revenue by offering the Whipped Mousse Body Treatment
Presented by: Melissa Weinberg, Founder, Perfect Glow Sunless 

In this demo Melissa will discuss various marketing strategies to increase your client base and benefits of offering the Perfect Glow mousse treatment. She will also discuss how salons have had success in stocking the mousse for face & spray tan touch-ups. There will be a a full body demonstration with tips and tricks on how to properly apply the self tanning mousse on the client. We will also discuss how to increase revenue by holding application classes for people that prefer to DIY their sunless applications at home.

Competition Tanning Certification Course
Presented by: Elysa Weissbaum, Pro Tan Competition Spray Tanning Educator

Join Competition Spray Tanning Aficionado and Educator, Elysa Weissbaum of Pro Tan®, the world’s first and largest competition tanning company since 1987, during this comprehensive class that teaches you the history of the competition tan, its solutions, techniques & tricks, and much more! Learn from the company that created the first techniques of spray tanning, the originators of the competition tan and the team that has tanned more than 1 million athletes all over the world. Through Elysa’s teachings via the tried & proven Pro Tan® method, you will be sure to leave the class with an abundance of skills to enhance your sunless businesses elite service offerings as well as a product package valued at $85.00!
*Please note: There is a $125 fee on top of the Summit registration fee for this course. You may sign up by visiting: https://protanusa.com/product/2018-astp/


TUESDAY, JANUARY 16, 2018

8:00 AM | Continental Breakfast & Networking
Light breakfast provided by ASTP. Start your morning mixing and mingling with vendors and attendees.

8:00 AM - 9:30 AM | Growing Strong : How to Find (and Keep!) Your Perfect Clients
Presented by Stephanie Mitchell of Sunnystorm Marketing

If you build it, they will come, right? Not exactly. In this marketing workshop, Stephanie will help you define your “perfect client profile” and walk you through how to attract them as clients and keep them coming back. You'll get practical advice for getting found on Google, creating effective Google ads, and using email marketing to grow a community of loyal clients. 

9:30 AM - 12:00 PM | Business Building & Motivational Breakout Sessions
Three different sessions will be held each hour and attendees can choose the topics that most interest them. Offerings will include roundtable discussions, panel Q&A sessions, presentations by sunless industry professionals and other industries as well, including accounting and social media and marketing pros.


12:00 - 1:30 PM | Lunch Break

1:30 - 2:30 PM | Business Building & Motivational Breakout Sessions
Same format as the morning sessions with more topics and discussions to choose from.

2:45 - 4:15 PM | Social Media Success for Your Sunless Business
Presented by Stephanie Mitchell of Sunnystorm Marketing

You know that social media is important to grow your business, but it’s a mystery wrapped in a conundrum to get right. Sound familiar? In this workshop, Stephanie will help you to understand your social media branding strategy, and give you ideas to find more local followers on Instagram and help you make creative Facebook ads that bring in business. 

4:30 PM | Industry Certification & Advanced Skills Classes
Ready to up your game? Sign up for these certification and skills classes and go home with new skills and knowledge to help you grow your business. Classes are offered at an additional cost above the standard registration cost. 


WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 17, 2018

7:30 - 10:00 AM | Continental Breakfast & Networking
Not attending a skills or certification course? Start your morning with more networking and a light breakfast provided by ASTP. Come and go as you please.

8:00 - 10:00 AM | Industry Certification & Advanced Skills Classes
More certification and skills course offerings. Classes are offered at an additional cost above the standard registration cost. Classes will be added between now and the event and each will have a limited number of attendees to ensure you get the most out of your experience.

10:00 - 11:30 AM | "How to be a Bronze Boss & Not Lose Your Shit" - a workshop by Jenn Dieas of Glowout
We will conclude our time together with a workshop by The Sunless Summit 2017's most popular speaker, Jenn Dieas, of Glowout in Chicago. Jenn will lead us through a workshop that will get us ready to take what we learned the last two days and go home ready to make 2018 the best year yet for our sunless businesses (without losing our minds in the process)!

11:30 AM | Golden Gun Awards & Sponsor Giveaways
Stay until the end! You won't want to miss out on seeing who will win 2018's coveted Golden Gun Awards (a few fun awards presented by ASTP to our biggest supporters) and SPONSOR GIVEAWAYS! Must be present to win!