Registration Opens for Cidesco’s 67th World Congress

The 67th Cidesco World Congress will take place in Chicago in 2019 // Photo Credit: DouglasOlivares / iStock / Getty Images Plus (DouglasOlivares / iStock / Getty Images Plus)

Registration is officially open for Cidesco’s annual World Congress and Exhibition. Taking place in Chicago from September 19-23, this year’s theme reflects “The Architecture of Beauty. ” 

The esteemed event, hosted by Comité International d'Esthétique et de Cosmétologie (CIDESCO)—the world standard for beauty and spa therapy—provides guests with the opportunity to discuss the industry’s most important issues, learn new skills and network with the world’s leading experts from the skincare and spa industries.

“The Cidesco World Congress travels the world annually for our international esthetics community,” says Anna-Cari Gund, president of Cidesco International. “Each year, the Cidesco World Congress sets the bar higher. Engaging meetings with leading professionals and insights delivered by successful business leaders, make this a can’t-miss event for us all.” 

Attendees will be welcomed to start the five-day event at the Hyatt Regency Chicago with an opening reception, an architecture cruise and dinner offering stellar views of Chicago, and a Gala Dinner taking place in Chicago’s famous Willis Tower

Over the course of the conference, guests will be able to attend seminars led by experts, workshops, and educational sessions. While witnessing and discussing the top trends affecting skincare and beauty, guests can learn the latest techniques and meet Cidesco colleagues from around the world.

The event includes a unique boutique exposition of select manufacturers and suppliers for the attendees to enjoy as well as many advertising and sponsorship opportunities for brands to promote to top salons, spas, schools, and professionals.

“Attending the Cidesco World Congress offers a chance for guests to meet new colleagues, to exchange ideas, knowledge and gain expertise,” says Lydia Sarfati, chairman of Cidesco USA. “And now, with the inauguration of the Cidesco certification, estheticians in the U.S. will be on the forefront of global exchange of professional information and experiences.”

The annual Cidesco World Make-Up & Body Art Competition will also be open for all professionals and students who wish to take part, encouraging unique and artistic looks from all participants under this year’s theme, American Cinema.

To register for the conference and to find out more information, visit the Cidesco website


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