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Last updated: August 19, 2022

The BTC Show 2022: 10 Things We Saw

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Photo Credit: Peter Winterseller

Your Ultimate BTC Show 2022 Recap! 

That’s a wrap on The 2022 BTC Show (cue the show post-show blues.) But DON’T WORRY—you can watch the show right now on BTC University! Click here to gain instant access to the ENTIRE show and relive your favorite moments with unlimited access!



1. Our ICONIC Pool Party

We kick off every BTC Show with our EPIC pool party! Attendees hung out poolside to share cocktails, summertime swag (thanks to our sponsors: Moroccanoil®, Virtue Labs, Schwarzkopf Professional and Alterna Haircare) and of course the mems! 


Photo Credit: Peter Winterseller


Click here to check out everything that happened Saturday!


2. The ULTIMATE Show Swag Bag 

BTC Show Rule: ALWAYS save room in your suitcase for the swag bag! After picking up their show badges, attendees got their hands on our signature swag bags with over $400 worth of goodies from our sponsors! 


Thank you to our sponsors! 




3. #ONESHOT Hair Awards 2022: The Industry’s BIGGEST Night 

The #ONESHOT Hair Awards is the industry’s largest, most prestigious hair awards show in the world. Nominees from all over the globe gathered at The BTC Show to celebrate and honor their peers and inspire the next generation of winners. 


Photo Credit: Tony Truty

Want to see EVERY Winner? Click here for a front row seat!


Click here to rewatch the 7th annual #ONESHOT Hair Awards for FREE!


4. Connecting with Brands & Friends 

Our Connection Center is the hub for look and learn education, getting up close and personal with your favorite artists and educators and of course—to shop your favorite brands! Did we mention the HUGE LED screen and comfy couches to lounge on so you don’t miss a single minute of Mainstage education?


Photo Credit: Tony Truty


THANK YOU to our Connection Center Sponsors: Joico, Rusk, Aquage, Ulta Beauty, Moroccanoil®, Fekkai, Line One Hair Extensions, Beauty Tech Distribution, ARC™ Scissors, Virtue Labs, BaBylissPRO & BARBERology, Farouk Systems, IGK Hair, Urban Alchemy, Hot Tools, Minerva Beauty, International Hairgoods, Victory Barber & Brand, K18 Hair, Jack Winn Pro, TRUSS Professional, Wella Professionals, Alfaparf Milano, L’Oréal Professionnel, Matrix, Redken!  


See everything from our Connection Center here! 


5. The Industry’s BEST Education

With over 80 artists and 20 mainstage presentations, this year’s BTC Show Mainstage did NOT hold back on bringing attendees the latest techniques in cutting, color and styling. 


Photo Credit: Tony Truty



Click here to check out all of our mainstage education from: RUSK, Aquage, ARC™ Scissors, Line One Hair Extensions, Redken, Farouk Systems, IGK Hair, Ulta Beauty, TRUSS Professional, BaByLissPRO & BARBERology, Victory Barber & Brand, L’Oréal Professionnel, Matrix, Moroccanoil®, K18 Hair, Joico, Fekkai, Alfaparf Milano, Jack Winn Pro, Wella Professionals, Beauty Tech Distribution and BTC University


6. Two Industry Legends Took the Mainstage 

In an exclusive mainstage interview, Fekkai Founder and industry icon Fredric Fekkai sat down with BTC’s Founder and Creative Director Mary Rector to talk about his professional journey, creative inspiration and how to build a business that stands the test of time (they even shared a toast on stage!) 


Photo Credit: Peter Winterseller


Click here for an exclusive look!


7. Business Lessons from Mary Rector 

At every BTC Show, BTC Founder and Creative Director Mary Rector shares her business insight to help you overcome your obstacles, learn from your mistakes and to never give up on your dreams. This year, Mary took her “Real Talk” business tips to the mainstage and we’re sharing an exclusive look!


Photo Credit: Peter Winterseller


8. Work Hard, Play Hard: The Monday Night Illusion Party

The party doesn’t stop after the #ONESHOT Hair Awards! This year, the theme was ILLUSION filled with magicians, stilt dancers and of course WIGS! Click the link below to find your friends (good luck!)


Photo Credit: Peter Winterseller


Join the fun! Click here to check out ALL the action at our Monday Night party!


9. “Party of One” Saturday Night Party

This year we celebrated the attendees that put themselves out there and came to The BTC Show alone! They might have come to the show alone, but they didn’t leave alone.


Photo Credit: Tony Truty


Click here to check out new friends at The BTC Show “Party of One”!


10. Believing in Yourself + Your Career 

Every year, we hope you leave The BTC Show inspired, uplifted and ready to level-up your career. We can’t thank you enough for making this year’s BTC show one for the books and we’ll be counting down the days until The BTC Show 2023! 


Photo Credit: Tony Truty


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