The Makeup Show returns to the Windy City-Chicago for 2 days: November 7th & 8th

CHICAGO, IL – Returning once again to the Windy City, The Makeup Show Chicago brings the nation’s largest pro-driven beauty event to the Midwest on November 7th and 8th at Bridgeport Art Center. This inspiring gathering will bring artists of all levels together for an exciting weekend of education and opportunity. This year’s lineup for the highly-anticipated keynotes includes:

Saturday, November 7th
• “Innovation in Artistry” with David Klasfeld for OCC Makeup: In this presentation, David will share the story of how he started OCC from the ground up and will offer insight into the process of starting a makeup line. If you’ve ever dreamed of owning your own makeup brand or need to understand better ways to separate yourself from the pack this presentation is one you should not miss.
• “Superstar Makeup Artistry” with Melanie Mills: In this inspiring keynote Emmy Winning Makeup Artist and Cosmetic Brand Creator behind the beautiful line Gleam, Melanie Mills, lets you in on the secrets to finding your own success in this ever changing industry. Join Melanie for her keynote presentation as she shares her story and shows you the makeup application she has become so famous for.

Sunday, November 8th
• “Inspiration in Artistry” with Derrick Rutledge: In his first keynote for The Makeup Show, Derrick will share his experiences as a makeup artist to some of the most iconic women in the world, including Oprah and Michelle Obama. He will also offer insight, advice, and some of the makeup application tricks that have made him one of the most exciting artists working today.
• “I’m With The Brand” with Jake Broullard, sponsored by NARS Cosmetics: Jake will share his thoughts on how you can build your career with a brand as well as offer insight into upcoming trends. He will show you some of NARS Cosmetics’ most signature looks and share ideas on what every artists needs to create these modern makeup looks and become the most successful artist they can.

The Makeup Show Chicago will feature over 60 beauty brands each offering exclusive show discounts, including Diamond Sponsor MAKE UP FOR EVER, Platinum Sponsor Crown Brush and Temptu PRO, Silver Sponsor NARS and Obsessive Compulsive Cosmetics, Contributing Sponsor Pinnacle Cosmetics, and School Sponsor Make Up First.

The Makeup Show Chicago will be held on Saturday, November 7, 2015 from 9am to 6pm and on Sunday, November 8, 2015 from 9am to 5pm at Bridgeport Art Center, 1200 W. 35th Street, Chicago. For a complete list of participating brands, educational speakers, schedule of events and prices, please visit

About The Makeup Show

The Make Show Chicago Keynote Presenters
The Make Show Chicago Keynote Presenters

Melanie-mills Derrick-Rutledge Jake-BroullardThe Makeup Show is owned and produced by Metropolitan Event & Production and travels internationally from LA, NYC, Dallas, Chicago, and Orlando. Bringing each destination over 60 beauty brands, and unique convergence of artists and community, where beauty professionals are sure to find an artistic energy that will inspire any beauty buff, from the passionate beginner to the seasoned professional. Each show offers an unparalleled lineup of education and appearances from top beauty professionals and focuses on career building and networking within the makeup community. The show provides a unique experience for the makeup professional to network directly from the best in the business.

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