Barbercon Experience


Barbercon is the premier global festival of the barbering community.  Launched in 2016 by Lee Resnick as the live networking event for Barbershopconnect, the first social site exclusively for barbers, Barbercon brings together thousands of high-profile and amateur barbers, cosmetologists, and brands from around the world. 2019 will be the biggest and most dynamic Barbercon to date, expanding to 2 days and growing to include three stages for live hair tutorials and product demonstrations, an even larger indoor/outdoor Barbercon Marketplace, two full days of intimate education classes and workshops, an outdoor festival area, the prestigious Barbercon Awards, and so much more.


2 Days

Having sold out the last three years with attendees traveling in from across the US and Internationally, Barbercon is doubling in size by expanding to two days and lengthening event hours to accommodate demand.  



VIP Experience

The VIP Package will get you access to an exclusive outdoor VIP Lounge with a private bar, comfy seating areas, activities, and other VIP amenities.  You’ll also receive early event entry, access to exclusive Education Classes, VIP gift bag, and more. VIP Packages can be purchased HERE.



3 Stages

Barbercon is expanding from 1 stage to 3 stages.  The expansion means Barbercon will be presenting even more incredible onstage content throughout the day.    



Barbercon Marketplace

Vendors and brands from across the world will be selling top barbering and cosmetology products, equipment, clothing, Barbercon merchandise, and so much more. Learn how to become part of the Barbercon Marketplace HERE


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Outdoor Festival

One of the most exciting new features of Barbercon will be the first ever outdoor festival area.  Attendees will experience artisanal food trucks, an outdoor bar, unique vendors, an outdoor stage with fresh new content, DJs, games, and more. 



Education Classes

Throughout both days of Barbercon, top educators from around the world will lead intimate classes and workshops on a diverse range of topics across barbering, cosmetology, and men’s grooming.  Full schedule and signup HERE


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Hair Tutorials

Over 50 high profile barbers from around the world will be executing hair demonstrations throughout both days and across 3 stages. See the full list of showcasing barbers HERE


Product Demonstrations

Brand representatives from all the event Sponsors will introduce and showcase their products with onstage demonstrations.  Learn more about becoming a Sponsor HERE 



Barbercon Awards

Presented by Barbershopconnect, the prestigious Barbercon Awards honor barbers who are doing incredible work within the community.  Categories range from Icon Award, Best Female Barber, Life Time Achievement , Best Fade No Filter, The Love Of The Craft, and more.