April 26, 2010 (Las Vegas, NV) – Raleigh salon owners, Jack and Joelle Ray, were the featured keynote speakers at Oribe Canales’ Backstage 2010 event in Las Vegas. Backstage 2010 was a two-day educational event designed to inspire stylists and salon owners through hands-on sessions with Oribe. The Owner’s Forum highlighted successful salon owners who shared their wisdom and insight. The Rays were asked to be the keynote speakers for the forum. Umbrella Salon located in San Jose, CA won a comprehensive salon business review offered by the Ray’s new venture – Samuel Cole Consulting Group. Umbrella Salon will receive a complete business review and strategic plan of all of their salon business systems, such as education, compensation, benefits, leadership, and financials/budgeting.
The Rays are veterans in the hair industry and have a proven track record for running successful salons. Their award-winning Samuel Cole Salon has been continually growing and prospering over the past thirteen years. Salon Moxie is their newest edition and is flourishing under their recipe for success in its third year.
“It was an extraordinary honor to be asked by the president of Oribe to speak to such an illustrious group. The owners attending the forum represent the top 20% of salons in the country. To be singled out to share our business strategies with them was incredible,” said Joelle.
The award-winning Samuel Cole Salon located in North Raleigh is designed to be a modern, urban oasis away from stresses of everyday life that delivers a world class salon experience. Their stylists are naturally talented, have refreshingly positive attitudes and exude a genuine passion for their craft. Samuel Cole Salon is committed to offering the highest quality, high fashion, and performance-proven products – Oribe and Bumble and bumble. Oribe is an ultra exclusive luxe hair care line that was created by legendary celebrity and fashion stylist, Oribe Canales. Bumble and bumble offers the finest hair care products on the market today and continues to create innovative products that deliver exceptional results. Originally designed to produce runway looks for fashion week, the Bb line is now available for your use at home. The salon has been featured nationally in Salon Today, American Salon, Modern Salon, and Metro Magazine, as well as internationally in Estetica (Italy) and StyleSpeak (India).