Union City, NJ – The Day Spa Association is pleased to have the following experts presenting at their upcoming industry breakfast seminar during EX•TRACTS, on Tuesday, August 19, during the summer 2009 New York International Gift Fair (NYIGF).
“We are very pleased to have secured Carol Phillips of Compass One and Rebecca Gadberry of YG Labs as presenters during this event”, says Hannelore Leavy, Executive Director of the Day Spa Association.

Extreme Retailing for Day Spas
Tuesday, August 19, 9:00AM – 10: 30AM, with continental breakfast and networking starting at 8:30AM
Javits Convention Center, Room 1A02-03

The Day Spa Association Presents:

In The Bag Super Selling Strategies.
Carol will share with you at least 3 tried and true ways to get your product off the shelf, in the hands of the shopper, in the bag and out the door…. before you have to dust!   If you are looking to turbo charge your sales, you can’t afford to miss Carol’s session.
Carol Phillips
Carol Phillips SpaSmarts

From “green” care to gene care, today’s skincare consumer is demanding eco-loving, performance-driven products that make last year’s cosmeceuticals seem prehistoric by comparison. Join Rebecca James Gadberry – CEO of YG Laboratories and instructor of the Cosmetic Sciences program at UCLA Extension – when she identifies 5 emerging skincare trends you must be aware of to make your skincare sales soar in the coming year.
Rebecca James Gadberry
Chairman | CEO, YG Laboratories

Participants will receive a complimentary survey report on “Retail Sales in the Day Spa Industry” the first such survey ever conducted.

This breakfast is underwritten by YG Laboratories.

How to register:
$25 for Day Spa Association members/$40 for guests. 
Call 201-865-2065 (Visa, M/C only), email Barbara@dayspaassociation.com, or send checks, payable to The Day Spa Association, to 310 – 17th Street, Union City, NJ 07087

“The NYIGF and EX•TRACTS® has a lot to offer day spa owners and managers and we hope that many of our members and non-members will take the time to visit the exhibits.  We are preparing a invigorating and informative 2 hours for the spa community in and around New York and those visiting the city from near and far,” invites Hannelore.

The Day Spa Association (DSA) is a professional membership-based trade organization founded in 1991. The focus is to serve as the primary business resource for day spa professionals through educational  seminars and workshops, research studies, publications and Internet informational exchanges.  Further,  DSA advocates members’ businesses by enhancing consumer awareness and demand for spa services  and products. In addition, to protect consumers, DSA establishes a standard of excellence to assure the  continuous elevation of professionalism and quality driven services in the day spa industry. For more  information, please contact the DSA at 201-865-2065, email DaySpaAssn@aol.com  or visit  www.dayspaassociation.com

EX•TRACTS® features nearly 100 exhibitors of cosmetics, perfumes, skincare, bath & body care, beauty accessories, hair care, natural and organic products, apothecary gifts and well-being lines, and attracts attendees from spa, salon and specialty retail outlets from all 50 states and around the world.   It runs Sunday, August 16, though Thursday, August 20, 2009, at New York City’s Jacob K. Javits Convention Center.  For information and registration, visit www.nyigf.com, or call 1-8000-272-SHOW (7469).