Park West Barber School Hosts Business of Barbering Tour Nov. 12

Leading Barber School and Industry’s Top Talent Partner to Give an Insider’s Look at the Path to Barbering Industry Success

Charlotte, NC, November 08, 2014 --( Park West Barber School, a leading provider of barber education, will host its inaugural Business of Barbering Tour to promote educational and professional development within the rapidly expanding barbering industry. The tour will make stops throughout the city on Wednesday, Nov. 12, culminating at its signature panel event open to the public at 7:45 p.m. at the Hilton Charlotte University Place, located at 8629 JM Keynes Drive.

As the need for trades-based education continues to rise, the tour will provide an insider’s perspective on the benefits of a quality barbering education, as well as feature key industry players speaking on where the industry is headed in the coming years. Additionally, the tour will provide advice to attendees on how to launch and sustain a successful barbering career. Bringing together the barbering industry’s leading talent, featured speakers will include Wahl Educator Eric Pacinos, motivational speaker and educator ToddiCut Pro, and Charlotte’s own Damien Johnson of No Grease Barbershop, who are known for their unique styles and extensive barbering knowledge. Also joining the panel discussion is North Carolina Board of Barber Examiners member Valerie Willis and Park West Barber School co-founder Corey L. Bell Jr.

Attendees will gain the latest insight on “Barbering: The Direction Of Our Industry” during an engaging panel-led discussion. The discussion will explore the reasons behind the barbering industry’s exponential growth, in addition to how a barbering education can help prospective students meet an ever-increasing demand for high-quality barbering services. Through the Business of Barbering Tour, Park West Barber School will expose current students, prospective students and the barbering community to the ways in which they can become marketable individuals poised for industry success in their careers.

In addition, the tour will showcase how the nationally accredited institution seeks to raise the standard of education and professionalism across the collective industry. Students who take advantage of this advanced standard will not only strengthen their professional knowledge and hands-on experience, but will also elevate their level of local civic involvement. Students will receive tangible examples of what success can realistically look like within the barbering industry.

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“At Park West Barber School, our highly-trained staff enriches the student experience through the highest level of barbering business knowledge, professionalism and hands-on experience,” said Timothy McIntosh Jr., partner of Park West Barber School. “The Business of Barbering Tour combines our excellent staff with the nation’s top barbering talent. The tour brings to life a vision of how the Park West Barber School experience and education can elevate prospective students’ career prospects, as well as enhance their future success. Attendees will have the opportunity to interact with current students for an exclusive behind-the-scenes look at the benefits of being a member of the Park West family. Through this event, we hope to not only advance the reputation of the barbering industry, but integrate Park West further into the communities we serve.”

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About Park West Barber School:
With a rich history of the barbering tradition, Park West Barber School raises the standard of professionalism in the barbering industry by providing students with an unparalleled hands-on education. Park West Barber School prepares students for an increasingly competitive workforce through offering a comprehensive business-focused program and highly trained instructors. Flexible class schedules accommodate both traditional and non-traditional students. Park West Barber School is one of the leading providers in barber education with campuses in Charlotte, Durham, Greensboro and Raleigh, North Carolina. Services provided by supervised students include: hair cutting and styling, shaving, facials and chemical services. For more information, visit
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