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Nail Tech Event of the Smokies 2017

Nail Tech Event of the Smokies

Sunday, July 9, 2017 from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM (EDT)

Nail Tech Event of the Smokies 2017

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Ticket Type Sales End Price Fee Quantity
January 1st - March 31st
This registration gives techs the BEST price! *it is not intended as a guarantee of your place in line or of receiving any free product samples
Not Started $55.00 $4.02
April 1st - June 30th
After ticket sales end June 30th, it's $75 CASH ONLY at the door with NO student or instructor discounts given. Must show professional beauty license & photo ID!
Not Started $65.00 $4.57
Beauty Schools registering 6+ students/instructors
This group price break is for legitimate instructors registering a minimum of 6 students and/or instructors at once. Adding subsequent student/instructor registrations of less than 6 will NOT give you this price break, so register everyone together the first time. Students purchasing individual tickets do not get a group price break. ONLINE TICKET SALES END June 30th, 2017! NO student or instructor discounts at the door. Price is $75 CASH ONLY with beauty school student ID or pro beauty license, plus PHOTO ID.
Not Started $40.00 $3.19

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Tickets on sale January 1st - June 30th, 2017!

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"A yearly convention held in the Smoky Mountains that brings nail techs, educators & nail companies together for the purpose of nail education & product awareness."


NO hair booths, NO loud music & NO flea market booths with gaudy jewelry ........only hand, foot & nail related products demo'd by the "rock star" educators of our nail industry!


This is OUR world.......where nail techs are the STARS!


Saturday, July 8th - Workshop Classes / The Gala dinner celebration (optional; cost extra)

Sunday, July 9th - "The Event" (1 day nails-only show)

Monday, July 10th - Workshop Classes (optional; cost extra)






Are there ID requirements or an age limit to enter The Event?


All attendees MUST show current professional beauty license & photo ID. Students must either a show student ID or documentation from their beauty school with the school's letterhead on it showing they are currently enrolled as a student. 

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 Do students & Instructors get a price break?


Group price breaks are given when registering a minimum of 6 at a time which makes tickets $40 each! If registering less than 6 at once, regular prices apply. All attendees names & emails are required, along with their beauty school address & phone number for verification. Ticket deadline is June 30th. No student or instructor discounts are given at the door.

What are my transport/parking options getting to The Event?

The Gatlinburg Convention Center does not have onsite parking. There are a number of paid parking lots nearby. Airport & taxi shuttle info -


What can/can't I bring to The Event?

No spouses, children, friends, relatives or other unlicensed people allowed. Bring cash or debit/credit card, as most booths do not accept checks.


Where can I contact the organizer with any questions?

Due to time constraints, if your question has already been answered on, we will not be able to respond. Thank you for understanding.   



Is my registration/ticket transferrable or refundable?


NO REFUNDS!   NO! Do not even ask.  



To prohibit the selling of 1 ticket multiple times, the name on the ticket MUST match the name on the beauty license & photo ID shown at the door.  Once scanned, tickets are immediately recorded in the Eventbrite system as being used. 


 We cannot make ticket changes for you! To transfer YOUR ticket -


*BUYER BEWARE:  if buying a ticket from an individual, make certain they change their ticket into YOUR NAME & YOUR EMAIL ADDRESS! You will NOT be admitted unless your ticket name matches your beauty license & photo ID shown at the door.



How do I register for Saturday &/or Monday Workshops?

Workshop payments are made directly to each nail company holding the Workshop & are not included in the cost of the 1 day show. Contact & class info is listed when you click on the class titles (as soon as the company provides us with their class link, the blue link will take you to their class page). 

Saturday Workshop Classes -

Monday Workshop Classes -



How do I get tickets to the exclusive Gala banquet celebration?

The Gala - Saturday, July 8th, 2017 from 7:00 - 9:30pm (EST) at Calhoun's Glass Atrium banquet facility in Gatlinburg, TN.  

Arrive at 7pm & receive your drink ticket, plus a swag bag from our 4 Sponsoring Companies! Dinner begins at 7pm with cash bar; the program honoring our Sponsors & door prize drawings are from 8pm - 9pm; Petite Dessert & Coffee bar (and more dinner & drinks) until 9:30pm.

Tickets must be purchased in advance. No ticket sales at the door. Limited seating. 




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When & Where

Gatlinburg Convention Center
234 Historic Nature Trail
Gatlinburg, TN 37738

Sunday, July 9, 2017 from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM (EDT)

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Nail Tech Event of the Smokies


 The Nail Tech Event of the Smokies was started by a nail tech in 2008 with 6 educators, 50 attending nail techs & the iconic Vicki Peters as the honored guest speaker.


Within 5 years it became the largest nails-only show on the East Coast thanks to our year long promotional efforts & exceptional word of mouth referrals from nail techs, educators & company owners alike.


The resort town of Gatlinburg is the gateway city to the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, the most visited Park in the USA. Over 9 million visitors a year can't be wrong!


The town of Pigeon Forge is short 6 miles away & features Dollywood amusement & water park, Dixie Stampede dinner theatre, plus countless other entertainment, attractions, dining & shopping.


The Smokies are an affordable destination within a day's drive for over 50% of the population East of the Mississippi. We welcome you to bring your whole family on your "nail-cation" tax write off & start making memories of your own!



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​This is OUR world.......where nail techs are the

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