The Salon & Spa Professionals of NYS is a statewide community of industry professionals connected by a common passion for learning, growing and raising the professional bar of the entire industry. Through our legislative advocacy, you have a strong voice in Albany and in our communities throughout the New York State. We are the only association that works to protect the over 40,000 license holders & business owners statewide. Ready to JOIN?

Our members include cosmetologists, barbers, estheticians, nail technicians, product manufacturers, suppliers, distributors, educators and students. As a member of your industry association, you will have access to continuing education, special industry events, business tools and products as well as detailed NYS rules, laws & licensing requirements. You will also be invited to take advantage of professional networking, leadership & volunteer opportunities and have access to preferred industry insurance and banking/financial services.

The Salon & Spa Professionals of NYS was formed in December 2017 by a small group of industry veterans and association management & lobbying professionals who made a commitment to "Advocate - Educate - Elevate" the industry. Our mission is to protect and support the success of members daily. Please help us achieve our mission by JOINING today!  

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 “It is very comforting as a business owner knowing there is an organization advocating to protect our professional license, protect our businesses against unfair competition from barbershops and salons that are not licensed to practice, as well as providing one place to find all of the health and safety standards that the state requires of our chosen specialty within beauty industry.”

Greg Zorian – Barbershop Owner, Master Barber, Educator and Product Manufacturer – Gregory’s & Zorian of New York, Delmar & Clifton Park NY



Check out the interview on Spectrum News about our launch with our Executive Director, Todd Garofano