Annual Education Conference

 Our Education Conference
is now held every two years,
on opposite years from the
AICI International Conference.

Our next Conference will be in 2018.
Please read on for information about our 2016 Conference.

We hope you’ll join us in 2018!

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We had a wonderful
weekend of top notch education
on ways to grow our businesses,
as well as networking with our image colleagues.


Here’s what you missed at this years


2016 Program Highlights

Friday, February 26

9 am -12 noon 
Ferial Youakim, AICI CIP
  .3 CEU’s*
“You Deserve to SHINE” 

Everyone deserves to shine and feel beautiful–to hold his or her head high and shine like a diamond.  So come along and join us and discover all about the 4Cs of Image because “You Deserve To Shine”.

1 pm-4:30 pm
Natalie Gouche
0.3 CEU’s* (pending)
“Leveraging Your Intellectual Property Into Profit” 

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This hands-on 3-hour workshop will teach you how to create a simple product (1 page guide, video, or download) and build a targeted email list using social media. We will then dive into how to seek your services in a non-salesy way to this new prospect list. The best part of this? You don’t have to be a tech or design guru!

6:00-8:30 pm
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Saturday February 27 

9 am-12 noon 
Sarah Hathorn AICI CIM 
.3 CEU’s* 
“Secrets to Earning $100,000 and Beyond in the Image Industry” 

Are you stuck in survival mode in your business? How would you like to go from surviving to thriving as an in-demand image consultant earning more and more every year?  Sarah Hathorn will reveal secrets that tripled her consulting revenues in just 12 months. In this highly interactive session, Sarah will share mindset shifts, proven strategies and specific actions you can take to up-level your business.


1-5 pm
Sarah Hathorn AICI CIM 
.4 CEU’s* 
“Increase Corporate Clients to
Totally Supercharge Your Business” 
As an image consultant and executive presence coach, Sarah has built an international reputation and highly lucrative business delivering a range of corporate seminars and services. In this highly intensive and interactive session Sarah will reveal the exact same marketing steps, systems, and up-leveling strategies she uses to get her foot in the Fortune 500 door and then form scalable, dynamic, long-term relationships.

Sunday February 28 

9 am-12 noon 
Wendy Buchanan 
.3 CEU’s* 
“3 Steps to Sharpen Your Focus and Magnify Your Profits”
Wendy Buchanan
This fun, interactive 3-hour workshop will focus on arming you with “Specs Appeal” so you can market to and attract new clients and expand your business by adding personal eyewear consultations to your list of services. The bespectacled need you and this workshop will give you optical savvy, “specs appeal” and the opportunity to work hands-on with your peers to select eyewear to compliment and encourage their individuality and self-expression.

2016 Education Conference Full Program Detail

2016 Education Conference Speaker Biographies



Thanks to everyone who came and participated in
our 2016 Education Conference!

If you missed it,
please check back here for information
on our 2018 conference.

Connie Bozant New
Connie Bozant
Co-VP Education Conference

Carol Parker Walsh
Carol Parker Walsh
Co-VP Education Conference


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