Own Your Salon
Studios for hairdressers, nail techs, estheticians, and more. Lease a move-in ready salon suite to control your environment, manage your schedule, and be your own boss.
The Sola Difference
There are a lot of salon models out there to choose from. And there's a perfect home for everyone. Maybe you feel more comfortable in a traditional salon environment as a commission based employee. Or maybe you are ready to carve your own path as an independent salon owner and take your future into your own hands. Over 11,000 stylists have discovered the Sola difference and have taken the next step towards creating a business they can call their own. But why Sola?! Discover the difference...
The Sola Sessions
On Monday, September 24th, the Sola Sessions is heading to the Windy City for an event unlike any other! Join the Sola community in Chicago for
Artistic Education from Industry Greats
Inspiration and Community
Business & Marketing Education
SWAG Bag, Prizes, and Giveaways
Sunday Cutting Class
Main Event: 9:00am – 5:00pm / Reception: 5:00pm - 7:00pm
General Admission: $149
The Art of Retail: Robert Cromeans (Paul Mitchell)
Cut, Color, and Styling: Robert Cromeans and Mary Cuomo (Paul Mitchell)
Business & KPIs: Robert Cromeans (Paul Mitchell)
Texture Education: Jamal Edmonds and Evie Johnson (Mizani)
Inspirational Keynote: Nina Kovner (Passion Squared)
Salon Etiquette: Terri Cowan (Professional Salon Concepts)
Marketing 101, Technology…
How to Raise Your Prices
Aside from annual increases in cost of living (and dare we mention, salon studio rent), there are so many reasons why a salon owner should routinely raise their prices every 12-18 months. Perhaps you’re booked solid and you simply don’t have enough hours in the day to make more money. Or maybe you’re realizing that it’s been years since you’ve raised your prices, but your rent and cost of back bar have seen a slight uptick in the same amount of time. No matter the reason, you don’t need to defend when and why it’s time to raise your prices. You owe it to yourself to measure and understand your value, and don’t be afraid to do so! Your services are worth it. We reached out to seven Faces of Sola who generously…
Say I Do: Ten Tips to Tap Into Wedding Season
No matter your Sola specialty, Spring and Summer present tons of options for profitably growing your business during the height of wedding season. From the couple and wedding party to mother-of-the-bride, flower girl and every invited guest, opportunities abound for growing your salon’s client roster.
Venue SIX10 is located on Michigan Avenue directly across the street from beautiful Millenium Park. We have secured a room at the Blackstone Hotel , which is on the same block, south of the venue, and a 1 minute walk. To reach Venue SIX10 and the Blackstone Hotel via Midway International Airport, expect an Uber or Lyft to take about 20 minutes. If you fly into O'Hare International Airport, except a ride share to take about 45 minutes. If you live in the area and plan to drive, parking through Venue SIX10 is $8 for 12 consecutive hours.