Kansas City Nail Artist Retreat slated in April


Contact: Paula Knight-Osborne Founder, PKO Education Group TEL: 816.866.NAIL (6245) Email: pkonails@me.com


Kansas City, MO, January 23, 2013. “Nails are my passion. Education is my mission.” Simple heart-felt words motivate celebrity manicurist, international education artist, and nationally award-winning master nail artist, Paula Knight-Osborne’s; mission to elevate nail industry standards. Presented by her company, PKO Education Group, Knight-Osborne will host her first Nail Artist Retreat, April 27-28, 2013, at Hotel Phillips Luxury 4 Star Art Deco Hotel, 105 West 12th Street, Kansas City, MO.

Designed exclusively for licensed technicians, this inaugural educational retreat will promote continued professional development among salon personnel as attendees undergo two days of in-depth refresher courses on natural nail care and specialized designer nail art techniques. Besides the intensive but fun and unique classes coupled with hands-on learning, the event will feature instruction and presentations from nationally-acclaimed beauty professionals such as Maisie Dunbar, celebrity beauty professional and president of the award winning Maisie Dunbar Spa Lounge and BluffaJo Cosmetics and Julie Kandalec, master nail artist seen recently on TLC’s What Not to Wear. Other activities include a “Nails in the City” Cocktail Hour, and a competition for nail professionals to be judged by industry vets.

The cost of the course is $250. Early bird discount is $200 before February 4, 2013 and includes a collectible Nail Artist Retreat t-shirt. Limited space is available so visit www.pkoed.com to register now.

PKO Education Group is a progressive Kansas City, Missouri Company owned and operated by Paula Knight-Osborne. In addition to promoting certification and continued professional development among salon personnel, the company also stresses the importance of a healthier work environment through the use of toxin-free products in the beauty industry.

Paula Knight-Osborne has 22 years of experience in the beauty industry. Also a salon owner, she has been profiled in NailPro, Nails, and other industry magazines. When not creating custom colors and assisting with manicures and pedicures for major designer shows during Mercedes-Benz New York Fashion Week or on-call to provide nail styling to celebrities, Knight-Osborne travels nationally and internationally as a PhD Educator for Harmony Hand and Nail.

Register Now! Visit PKO Education Group at www.pkoed.com. $250 to attend! Save Money! Early Bird Registration: $200! Advanced Registration Deadline: February 4, 2013

Visit Paula on the web at www.paulaknightosborne.com. For bookings and productions, contact Phoenix Alexander, LLC, at (347) 746-9259 or email phoenixalexanderllc@gmail.com.

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