What is Beauty Summit? (Formerly Midwest Makeup Show)
Beauty Summit is a 2-Day event for anyone in or interested in the beauty, fashion, and wellness industry. It's an opportunity for like-minded people to connect and experience exceptional education in all aspects of beauty and wellness. The goal is to build community, elevate skills, and raise awareness of the importance of honest and ethical beauty.
What is the date and time of the show?
March 19 & 20, 2017
Hours are:
Sunday, March 19

Monday, March 20
9am-6pm for working artists or students only

What is the cost?
March 19
$35 for General Admission
March 20
$50-$125 depending on class/workshop

Who may attend Beauty Summit?
Beauty Summit is an open invite for anyone in the beauty, fashion and wellness industry. The Pro Intensive Classes and Hands-On Workshops on Monday, March 20 are for Pros only. Only a few select classes and workshops require brushes and/or a makeup/hair kit. You can store your makeup/hair kit in a locked room. 

Can students attend the show?
Absolutely. We encourage students studying beauty, fashion, or wellness to come to the show and enroll in Monday's Pro Intensive Classes and Hands-On Workshops. Students receive $5 off General Admission Tickets and need to provide school website during online registration. The student ticket code is student2017.

Are children allowed at the show?
Yes, however, due to the limited amount of tickets available, only children over the age of 12 are allowed and must be accompanied by an adult.

May I bring a pet to the show?
No pets are allowed. Only service animals are permitted into the event with proper documentation.

Where is the show located?
Beauty Summit is held at The IN Event Center in Minneapolis,MN. Click here for map and directions.

How can I purchase a ticket?
Visit the ShowClix page for more information about ticket pricing and sales. Online registration is open until the night before the show.

What's included with my General Admission Ticket?
With the purchase of your $35 General Admission Show Ticket, you are allowed to shop the vendors and view the main stage performances.  There are additional fees for the Pro Intensive Classes and Hands-On Workshops on Monday that you may purchase in advance or onsite (if there are seats available). We strongly encourage pre-registration to ensure you get a seat in the class that you wish to attend. Door tickets may be available at a higher price (if available).

How do I receive my tickets?
You can purchase your ticket(s) in advance on our website.  Once you're successfully registered, you will receive an email with your ticket(s) confirmation with a QR code.  Please bring this confirmation to the entrance of The Makeup Show to be scanned and given a stamp for entry. You will present your class tickets before entering the classroom.

Can I give away or sell my ticket(s)?
All tickets are NON REFUNDABLE. However, they are TRANSFERABLE. You must email us at to transfer the ticket. We will need a photo of your ID and as well as the person you are giving/selling the ticket to.

What kind of product and service discounts are offered?
Product and service discounts will vary from vendor to vendor, from 10%-50% off.  Most vendors take both cash and credit card. Come prepared with both forms of payment.

What about travel and hotels?
Beauty Summit partner hotels and their rates are listed on our accommodations page
For info about air travel and other options for getting to Minneapolis, visit our travel page.

How can I model at the show or volunteer to work the show?
Please contact us at

What if I need special assistance?
If due to a disability, you have special needs or requirements, please email us in advance so that we may provide you with assistance options.