You’ve invested thousands of dollars in your business and profession — We help you protect your investment.
Joanne is the founder and President of Shear Art Salon & Spa and is CEO of The Salon Professional Academy.
We offer you a full menu of ways to increase business revenue, reduce costs, and raise your profile.
We are an approved provider of courses that are available to BIC members, and also available to non-BIC members.
BIC salons, spas and professionals receive online continuing education and HIV certification classes as a membership benefit. That’s an annual value of more than $40 per licensed professional every year.
CosmetologyThis includes body and hair wrapping, cosmetologist and nail licenses. read more.
BarbersThis includes restricted barber, barber shop and HIV licenses.read more
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You chose to join the beauty industry because it is vibrant and creative.
Because it challenges us and excites us every day we go to work for our clients. You care about maintaining the highest standards of professionalism in our business. You're serious about the business of beauty, so join us in promoting our industry.
The goals of the Florida Beauty Industry Council are simple:
With a unified voice, we will continue the fight to create a tip tax credit for the salon industry - a dollar for dollar tip tax credit for FICA taxes paid on employee tips.
We will continue to fight any challenge to the licensing that protects our business and maintains our high standards.
We will continue to ask for fairness and equitable regulation across all cosmetology business models.
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The Florida Retail Federation is a trade association that has focused on protecting small and large businesses in Florida's regulatory, legislative and political arenas since 1937. FRF excels at ensuring that consideration of the well being of Florida's business community is a key factor in the decisions made in Tallahassee and around the state. As a FRF Council, BIC benefits from the power of association. read more