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4. The Hair Forum Poland Trade Fair


When hair gets a voice!

The October weekend with the Hair Forum Poland trade fair was a true feast for enthusiass of the styling and coloring art, and original cuts. The solo edition of the event showcased an immensely creative and versatile side of the hairdressing trade.

Hair Forum Poland is an event directed towards professionals combining a rich exhibition offer with an amazingly broad, tailor made educational program and spectacular visual setting. It is an inspiring hairdressing art festival, celebrating creativity, the love of learning and passion for creation.


We are not resting on our laurels!

After three immensely successful editions we can be proud of another success! The 4th Hair Forum Poland Trade Fair which this year for the first time were a solo event – the editions so far have taken place in tandem with the BEAUTY FORUM & SPA fair – were undoubtedly an exceptional event in the hairdressing trade and among enthusiasts of beautiful hair.

A unique concept, perfect organization and high technical level of the framework program have resulted in the Hair Forum Poland trade fair attracting a broad group of professionals – 9000 visitors, 82 exhibitors, 364 attendants of the Master Class and Look & Learn educational program are numbers which are certainly impressive!

Among the many highlights of the event the ones that stand out the most were definitely the participation of industry leaders, who as every year guarantee the highest technical level of the event. 

Additionally, the most recent trends and novelties, fascinating shows, creative workshops, ambitious and competitive championships, possibility to meet the best of the best... all this could be experienced live on 21-22.10.2017 at the Warsaw Congress Center. 

Hair Forum Poland 2017 in numbers:

Exhibition space 6100 m2 

Number of visitors: over 9 000 people

Number of exhibitors: 82 

Number of Master Class and Look & Learn attendants: 365 people

Number of championship contestants: 76 people

Number of people involved in preparing shows on the Main Stage: 340 people

Main Stage 

A solid serving of knowledge accompanied by an unforgettable aesthetic experience was provided by presentations on the Main Stage. It is here that the greatest domestic and international names and leaders in the hairdressing trade presented their skills and original concepts. Guest appearances included Christophe Gaillet (Ambassador of L’Oréal Professionnel), Guy Tang (#mydentity), Sid Sottung (Sid Sottung Academy), Marta Robak i Kaaral Artistic Team,  Maria Korzeniowska i Visionaries Artistic Team, Rafał Krajewski (Moroccanoil Polska), Beata Berendowicz i Sławek Kublin (Akademia B&K), Vova Gnatyshyn (Gnatyshyn Academy), Jarosław Ciesiółka (Emme Diciotto), Daniel Gryszke (Artist at L’Oréal Professionnel), Anna Zenkovska (JuranArt), Mario Mayer, Iwona Ostrowska, Łukasz Milewski. It was also here where the championship finals and laureate award ceremonies took place. 

Congress Stage

For two days the Congress Stage located in the exhibition hall hosted known and renowned lecturers who shared their knowledge and experience with the gathered massive audience. The concept and program have been developed in cooperation with the portal. Advanced professionals as well as adepts of the hairdressing art were able to find lecture offers suitable for them. On the stage we were able to admire: the Adam Szulc Barber Team, Agnieszka Dąbrowska and Sławek Kublin (Indola), Maciej Lewandowski, Krzysztof Wypych, Agnieszka Kowalczyk, Arkadiusz Marek (Pivot Point), Jordi Utges (Novania), Kamila Winkowska – Jańczyk, Krzysztof Wypych (Philip Martin’s), Krzysztof Wypych (NEWSHA), Izabela Bedyniak-Siewierska, Zuzanna Bedyniak (Cztery pory roku [Four seasons]), Jarosław Ciesiółka (Emme Diciotto), Jolanta Wysocka (Bandi).



Master Class

On the first day of the trade fair training workshop meetings were organized with industry leaders. The conference halls hosted two Master Class educational presentations. This year hairdressing enthusiasts were inspired by: Christophe Gaillet, Ambassador of L’Oréal Professionnel and Maria Korzeniowska, as well as the Visionaries Artistic Team.

Look & Learn

On Sunday 22.10.2017 attendants could take part in three training meetings which were conducted by renowned hairdressing academies. The conference halls in parallel hosted three Look & Learn training courses. This year’s edition was conducted by: Pivot Point, Adam Szulc Barber, Gnatyshyn Academy.

Student area

It is a unique meeting place prepared with the young generation of hairdressers in mind. Adepts could look forward to training heads, work tools, interesting equipment and the newest solutions. Under the watchful eye of educators, involved students gained valuable practical skills and received answers to their most pressing questions.

Teacher area

In this exceptional area prepared by instructors dealing in the development of educational programs, teachers were able to attend lectures and workshops regarding the newest training issues. It was an excellent opportunity to exchange experiences with members of the examination committees in the loop with the newest regulations. The area was prepared in cooperation with the Prospector company and the Polish Hairdressing and Cosmetics Commission.



The Hair Forum Poland trade fair traditionally hosted exciting and colorful championship competitions! The combined prize pool was nearly 60 000 PLN!

The premiere event was the Barber’s Battle – Polish Men’s Hairdressing Championships (21.10.2017 ). As part of this competition contestants were faced with the task of creating a classic, traditional men’s hairstyle in accordance with a hair styling canon applicable to men’s hairdressing, adapted to the head and face shape. The jury was comprised of: Adam Szulc (jury chairman), Christopher Sottung, Patrycja Besaha, Beata Bromboszcz, Lucjan Szajbel.

Here are the laureates:

1. place - Mariusz Majchrzak

2. place- Łukasz Janik

3. place- Dominik Ksiądz

On that same day (21.10.2017) another competition, the YOUNG TALENT CUP – Polish Hairdressing School Students’ Contest also took place. It was the fourth edition of this exceptional competition aimed towards students of hairdressing schools and other facilities which educate in the hairdressing profession (Theme: “Street – Focus on Trends”). Students worked on heads provided by the competition’s sponsor, the Schooling company. Additionally, schools who submitted their students for the competition also took part in inter-school rivalry, competing for the School Cup. 

The young adepts were judged by: Krzysztof Chodorski (jury chairman), Dorota Stoppel, Elwira Winkowska, Szymon Wilczak, Aleksander Stankiewicz (honorary jury member) and Special Juror Leszek Czajka.

Here are the laureates:

Women’s category

1. place - Marlena Mazur

2. place - Bernadetta Szczygieł

3. place - Wiktor Biegasiewicz

Men’s category

1. place - Piotr Kiedzia

2. place - Magda Pająk

3. place - Sebastian Makowski

The School Cup was won by the Łódź based Angara School of Fashion and Cosmetology. 

The special prize was awarded by Leszek Czajka to: Sebastian Makowski, Joanna Drozdowska i Piotr Kędzia in the men’s category and Jakub Paczkowski, Marlena Mazur and Bernadetta Szczygieł in the women’s category.

On Sunday (22.10.2017 ) the fight for the championship title in the HAIR MASTER CUP – Polish Hairdressing Artist Championship took place. The following themes were prevalent: in the women’s category: “Power of Contrast”, in the men’s category “Cyberspace”. The contestants’ stylings were judged by two juries. The main jury: Jan Stoppel (Jury chairman), Aleksander Stankiewicz (Honorary jury member), Beata Dysiewicz, Andrzej Matracki, Marta Robak.

The jury comprised of industry media representatives, which granted a separate award within the “PRESS CUP” title. The jury included: Ewa Cesarz, Ryszard Droździak, Beatrycze Góral, Joanna Więcek, Stefania Dowgiałło-Tabaka 

Strength of inspiration!


Here are the laureates:

Women’s category "Power of contrast"

1. place - Kamila Janecka-Skalska

2. place - Iwona Ostrowska

3. place - Sylwia Szymczak


Men’s category "Cyberspace"

1. place - Jolanta Ratajczak

2. place - Marta Posiak

3. place - Barbara Marciniak


Laureates of the PRESS CUP title:

Men’s category - Marta Posiak

Women’s category - Iwona Ostrowska

The finalists who reached for the “PRESS CUP” title will gain the opportunity of wide scale promotion in the following industry media: the magazines Estetica, HAIR TRENDY, Kurier Fryzjerski, Fale Loki Koki! 

The special award from Leszek Czajka was given to: Karina Wróbel and Kamila Janecka-Skalska in the women’s category, and Jolanta Ratajczak and Marta Posiak in the men’s category.


Trade fair with Stars

For the first time in Poland the Hair Forum Poland trade fair hosted the worldwide hairdressing star – Guy Tang! Participants of the trade fair had a unique opportunity to get to know the secrets of his work and learn the mysteries of his creative #mydentity colorings. An amazing experience, richness of colors and original concepts! His presentations have garnered great interest from the numerous audiences.

It’s worth to be here!

It is doubtless that during the last three years the Hair Forum Poland trade fair has become an event with an impressive reach and increasingly high rank, gaining the title of one of the more important events in the hairdressing industry. This year’s edition was a great success! We wish to thank the hairdressing industry for its trust and encourage you to visit the next Hair Forum Poland 2018, which will take place on 20-21.10.2018. The Hair Forum Poland features the newest trends, an opportunity to meet exceptional industry personalities and a unique chance to test your skills under the watchful eye of the greatest leaders in the world of hairdressing. If the world of coloring, styling and innovative techniques is Your world, you can’t afford to miss the next edition!


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