As we head full steam ahead toward the end of an amazing 10th Anniversary year at The Powder Group we are already looking ahead to kicking off our next ten with an incredible 2014 filled with an amazing selection of new events along with our most popular programs! This year we'll be introducing new hairstyling programs by the hair industry's best educators, new creative and business sessions and for the first time, introducing photography and wellness as stand-alone sessions.

We hope you'll be a part of as many of these events as possible! As always, we hope you'll keep an eye on your inbox, as well as Facebook and Twitter, to ensure that you are always up to date on new additions, free TPG Pro sessions, and new events as the year progresses! But for now, please mark your calendars for the following incredible events!

Registration is now open for Business Evolution and Makeup 101! Please be sure to check out our ***NEW events below! Online program details will be posted in the coming weeks and registration will open at that time so stay tuned! For event information on any program you can always contact Lauren O'Jea at You’ll find a brief description and a note about who would be best suited for each event along with this listing. You’ll also find included, events we are participating in, but not producing. You can get information about all of these events at the website listed, at, or by calling 212.627.7447. We hope to see you at our next event!


Please be sure to check back for a list of all our upcoming events for the rest of 2015 and 2015. Find a list of our past events below.

Due to the nature of the industry all presenters are subject to change without notice.

October 5-10 2014
Provincetown, MA
The Powder Group has announced it's newest pro-focused, industry-shifting event -- their CreativeExploration Conference. The program, which will include three days of lecture and hands-on fine arts and creative writing sessions, will encourage attendees to explore their artistry in new ways, opening their minds to new ways of thinking about their craft. The event will be open to only 40 attendees and is exclusively available to beauty professionals. The session will close with two-days of makeup-focused programs that will encourage a deeper discovery of color and texture that can be applied to all areas of professional beauty. Registration will open on January 1, 2014. Various Presenters led by Michael DeVellis and James Vincent.

MAKEUP 101 2014
October 25-27
New York City
Whether you are just getting started on your journey to a career in makeup, or are an experienced artist looking to fine tune and refresh your technique, Makeup 101 is the perfect way to dig deep into the career, tools and skills you'll need to make your career the most successful ever. In this, one of the most popular TPG events, attendees will observe demonstrations, and participate in hands-on application of all makeup technique reviewed including basic beauty application through to makeup for HD and editorial photography. Presented by James Vincent and Michael DeVellis.
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November 3 - 4 2014
New York City
In this two-day, intensive makeup program, we’ll delve into the area of high-fashion, runway and editorial makeup and how to interpret these advanced looks into your work everyday – no matter what area of work you specialize in. Being able to make every makeup modern and relevant while keeping your work beautiful and appropriate to task is a skill that is developed over a career and from beauty to bridal, commercial to retail, this event will help you take your artistry and craft to the next level. In this program five of our industry’s most creative makeup artists will take you on a journey of creative inspiration and practical application.
Day one will consist of four separate demonstrations by the incredible talents of Roshar, Edward Cruz, Dani Fonseca and Chris Milone. Each artist will showcase an advanced artistry look from their own portfolio of work and break down the look into useable, wearable application techniques for every client.
Day two is a hands-on workshop presented by James Vincent that will include demonstration and practical hands-on workshop on a variety of looks throughout the full-day program.
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November 8 – 10 2014
Glendale, CA
In this three day business-focused forum, industry experts will help artists attain a stronger career and business clarity for today and into the future. More than 8 educators over three days will help artists look at their business and career with a renewed focus and unique perspectives from each presenter. The Business Forum LA will be the most well rounded, and career altering business program we've ever produced featuring top artists, agents, union heads, brand owners and business experts coming together for three packed days of panels, interviews, discussions and open-mike sessions. Featured presenters will include Patty Bunch, Debbie Zoller, Trefor Proud, Sarah Lucero, Albert Sanchez, Joanna Schlip, Alphonse Wiebelt, Lianne Farbes, Maurice Stein, Timothy Priano, Madeline Leonard, Kimberly Borger, Donald Simrock, Sue Cabral Ebert, Leonard Engelman, Eugenia Weston, Michael DeVellis and James Vincent. The event is produced by The Powder Group and sponsored by Stila Cosmetics.
TPG Pro member pricing $390.00 before September 15 2014, $490.00 after.
$490.00 for non-members before September 15 2014. $590 after.

October 4 - 9, 2015
Provincetown, MA
The latest pro makeup artist event from the creators of On Makeup Magazine, The Makeup Show, Evolution and The American Beauty Tour. A three-day education summit for the professional makeup and beauty community. Featuring more than twelve of the most inspirational educators in the professional beauty industry. Intensely Pro. Completely Inspirational. Remarkably Impactful.