The Worldwide SalonSpa Enterprise Community (ISBN) Futureproof Your Enterprise 2018 convention will happen on Could 6-8, on the OMNI Scottsdale Resort & Spa at Montelucia in Scottsdale, AZ. Delegates will get a behind-the-scenes take a look at two V’s Barbershop places and analyze the model and its procedures.
The go to, sponsored by Shortcuts Salon Software program, is the second tour of the just lately launched Tour de ISBN program, which seeks to offer ISBN members a novel alternative to look at one another’s places and pay attention in to frank and trustworthy displays a couple of model and its growth. Final yr the tour ran its inaugural go to to Gene Juarez in Seattle, with round 20 ISBN members spending two days investigating the operations of this multi-million greenback enterprise.
This yr, V’s Barbershop founder and CEO Jim Valenzuela and operations director Emily Brown might be giving a candid behind-the-scenes take a look at the enterprise. With 36 places throughout 15 states, and 60 extra deliberate, V’s Barbershop has skilled deliberate and sustained development rise since its launch practically 20 years in the past. Its lovingly created nostalgia vibe, with reconditioned vintage barber chairs and masculine setting appears to be like easy; nevertheless it’s been a fastidiously plotted journey for Valenzuela and his management workforce.
The exposé of V’s will kick off with a presentation by Valenzuela and Brown on V’s journey, its idea, the challenges and the way they’ve been met, earlier than delegates are bussed to the primary location, the primary and authentic V’s Barbershop in Arcadia, AZ, opened in November, 1999. There they’ll get an opportunity to see the on a regular basis operations of a serious model proper within the barbershop. Following that might be a go to to the most recent addition to see how far V’s has come because it opened in Arcadia together with a take a look at V’s newest initiatives in motion and to see the set up of one of many authentic barber crews right into a newly renovated location in a distinct a part of city.
The tour will conclude with a networking session on the final day of the convention, when delegates will mingle to debate components of V’s operations and the way they might be utilized to their very own enterprise.