Diana Leonardi

Master Stylist & Educator

Zooming in from Italy 

Diana Leonardi is a leader in Cosmetology education.  She started Branford Academy of Hair & Cosmetology in 1999 in a small house and grew it into two beautiful campuses.  The first in Branford and the next one in 2020 in Bridgeport Ct. 


Learn the latest techniques directly from Italy when Diana Zooms in with an Italian Professional Product Line!

This is a not to be missed opportunity.

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Anthony Diaz

Master Baber

Hailing from New York, Anthony Diaz is going to demonstrate how barbers can incorporate braids into their services in order to increase services per ticket and gain new loyal customers.

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10am  Incorporating Barbering & Braids 


William Hyde 
Shark-Fin Shears 

11am   Hair Demo & How to Maintain Your Shears.

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Come learn some new tricks and at the same time how to keep your shears sharp as your cuts.


In a relatively short amount of time in the industry, Willy has dedicated himself to education and rubbing elbows with some of the industries finest, along with mentoring under some of the savviest business owners. Willy has a passion for hair & education. He has been an educator for Evo & Fabuloso Pro. He is currently the Director of Education for Shark Fin Shears. He has had the privilege of working beside our industries best. Come join us for some amazing inspiration, motivation and education!!

Design Essentials

12pm   Curls and Coils Demo

Have you ever wanted to learn how to tame curls and coils? This demo will give you all the tips and tricks to make bouncy hair behave just the way you want it to.


Eddie Rosado

1pm   Barbering Inspiration

Come listen to Eddie's story and inspiration message of grit, determination and will-power to inspire you to be the best you  that you can be.