WORLDMICROPIG

CONFERENCE & AWARDS

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World Leaders

16

World Experts

18

Demonstrators

30

SHAPING FUTURE INDUSTRY TRENDS IN MICROPIGMENTATION 

The inaugural WORLDMICROPIG (WMCA) CONFERENCE & AWARDS will take place on 21-23 September in Dubai. The 3-day event will bring together a global audience with representatives from across the micropigmentation, medical dermopigmentation, hair loss and skin rejuvenation industries.

Discover new products and suppliers at the exhibition and explore the industries latest innovations in micropigmentation and beauty.

   ◆ Network with global artists, suppliers, trainers, and innovators
   ◆ Discover the latest techniques and attend live demonstrations
   ◆ Celebrate artists at the awards ceremony
   ◆ Meet companies from across the industry
   ◆ Hear lectures from award winning artists
   ◆ Share ideas and grow your industry contacts
   ◆ Showcase your products and services
   ◆ Join interactive Q&A sessions 

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WORLD LEADERS

Kellie
Pillors
USA
Ina
Bennoun
Israel
Amalia
Moreno
Spain
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Sonia
Catalano
Italy
Priya
Jaasu
United Kingdom
Shauna
Magrath
Canada
Helen
Dolgusheva
Greece
Shane
Anderson
United Kingdom
Caitlin
James
Australia
Brian
Ho
Canada
Natalie
Della-Verde
United Kingdom
Karly
Rose
USA
Peggy
Kirkou
Greece
Miriam
Beganova Donovan
United Kingdom
Gosia
Konopka
United Kingdom
Emily
Ponte
United Kingdom
Claire
Raymond
United Kingdom
Kally
Moorhouse
United Kingdom
Kate
Dawes
Australia
Veronika
Fleišer
Czech Republic
Marc
Allen
United Kingdom
Liarna Jessica
Yearwood
United Kingdom
Antony
Turner
United Kingdom
Paula
McDonald
United Kingdom
Verica
Blaško
Serbia
Emma
Cleeve
United Kingdom
Seif
Sidky
USA
Nicole
Blankenship
USA
Candice
Piroli
USA
Ellen
Vermeulen
Belgium
Jonathan
Gerow
USA
Anna
Spiewak
Germany
Monika
Maslowska
United Kingdom
Ana
Perrone
USA
Zoe
Hughes
United Kingdom
Karen
Betts
United Kingdom
Katrin
Prutz
Kuwait
Andrea
García Boskovičová 
Spain
Taryn
Quinterri 
USA
Paola Gateño
Caraccioli
Chile
Leah Jane
Richardson
United Kingdom
Jeanette Zaneta Andrychiewicz 
Belgium
Stefanie
Toms
United Kingdom
Carole
Dezarn
USA
Mark
Smith
United Kingdom
Anna
Burns
USA
Gaia
Martoccia
Italy

Submissions for speakers and demonstrators are now closed, to get involved as a sponsor or exhibitor please get in touch 

SPONSORS

WORLD PRESENTING SPONSOR

WORLD PLATINUM SPONSOR

WORLD PLATINUM
SPONSOR

WORLD PLATINUM
SPONSOR

WORLD PLATINUM SPONSOR

WORLD PLATINUM SPONSOR

MEDIA
PARTNER

EARLY BIRD TICKET

£  900.00
  • 3 DAY CONFERENCE
  • + GALA DINNER
  • & AWARDS

VENUE

The conference will be held at the Sofitel Dubai Downtown, Sheikh Zayed Road, Downtown Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

The Sofitel Dubai Downtown is the only international 5-star hotel linked to The Dubai Mall and within immediate proximity to the Burj Khalifa The hotel is just a few minutes away from Coca-Cola Arena, Dubai Opera, City Walk and also offers shuttle bus service to Kite Beach, La Mer Beach, The Mall of the Emirates and other destinations.

The stunning venue is situated in the perfect location for you to see some sight's whilst you are attending the conference!

Once you have purchased your tickets you will receive the details to secure a discounted rate at the conference hotel. 

PROGRAMME 

Monday 20th September - Masterclasses
Tuesday 21st September - Conference
Wednesday 22nd September - Conference
Thursday 23rd September - Conference, Gala Dinner & Awards Ceremony

Details to be announced shortly


YOU ARE NOT ALONE PROGRAMME

It can be daunting attending a conference on your own so we want to make the experience as enjoyable as possible for you! As part of the programme we can help to arrange your taxi from the airport, there will be a WMCA team member to meet you at the hotel, and group you with other attendees from the programme for meals, and social events organised around the conference.

If you are travelling alone and would like to sign up to the You are Not Alone Programme please contact us here.
* Please note there is no additional cost for this

AWARDS NOW OPEN

The WORLDMICROPIG CONFERENCE & AWARDS will recognise and reward individual and business excellence across the global micropigmentation industry during a prestigious gala dinner and awards ceremony.

Award winners will receive the following: 

◆ Recognition at the event during the awards ceremony
◆ A trophy engraved with your name and category
◆ Your award category and title to be promoted for 12 months after the event on the WMCA website and across social media platforms
◆ Promotional photos to be supplied after the conference for you to use for your personal use to promote your success and recognition
◆ Individual awards category finalists must be able to attend the Awards Ceremony to receive their award
◆ A panel of world leaders will judge Individual category awards all entries and choose the winners for each category.

* Finalists must be able to attend the Awards Ceremony to receive their award.

A panel of world leaders will judge all entries and choose the winners for each category.

A £99 entry fee is payable for each submission made for the Individual Awards, the Industry Awards are free to enter.

Terms and conditions apply. 

AWARDS

INDIVIDUAL

The “Individual Awards” are presented to professionals who can demonstrate a high and consistent level of technical excellence in their work. Particular attention will be paid to the candidate’s knowledge of Micropigmentation theory, their application of appropriate procedure and techniques set out in their personal statement.

* A £99 entry fee is payable for each submission made for the Individual Awards

All awards categories are under 3 years & over 3 years

◆ Worlds best hair stroke artist
◆ Worlds best ombré artist
◆ Worlds best microblading artist
◆ Worlds best latino eyeliner artist
◆ Worlds best shaded eyeliner artist
◆ Worlds best lips artist
◆ Worlds best medical artist
◆ Worlds best areola artist
◆ Worlds best scalp shaven head artist
◆ Worlds best scalp densification artist

JUDGEMENT CRITERIA

Criteria for Individual Awards

Judges will assess the Individual Award Entrants using the criteria highlighted below
1. All entrants must be fully registered and licensed as per your country requirements and regulations – you will need to send a copy of this with your application
2. Entrants must hold a recognized micropigmentation qualification as per your country requirements and regulations – you will need to send a copy of this with your application
3. Your personal statement
4. Provide three different sets of client photos, showing before and after results. Photos should demonstrate:
    • Symmetry
    • Shape
    • Colour

Please read the full guidelines here before you submit your application

Your application

Please ensure your application is made anonymously, you must not identify yourself either in your personal statement or show your logo/name on your photographs or you will be automatically disqualified. Please make sure you read the award guidelines.

Your personal statement

• Entrants are required to provide a personal statement of a maximum 250-words, summarising why they believe they should win this award and what it would mean to you to win. Please keep your identity anonymous, to ensure all references to your personal information are not included in your statement (do not state your name, company, logo's, locations etc)
• Please give examples of how you meet your clients expectations
• How do you use innovative approaches and technology to enhance your client experiences

Photographs of your work

• Applicants must submit raw photographic images for 3 different clients (no filters, enhancing aids or additional colour enhancing applications to be applied to images). We don’t accept images with logos or watermarks or frames, this would result in an automatic disqualification
• Keep the lighting consistent when taking the photos, so we advise that your client’s final photos are taken in the same place and conditions



INDUSTRY

The “Industry Awards” are presented to companies or products that demonstrate a high and consistent level of excellence through their respective product or services and demonstrate their commitment to providing products and services at the highest standard.

*The industry awards are free to enter.

◆ Worlds best pigment range  
◆ Worlds best signature pigment range
◆ Worlds best black pigment
◆ Worlds best machine
◆ Worlds best digital or manual handpiece
◆ Worlds best social media forum
◆ Worlds best webinar
◆ Worlds best removal system
◆ Outstanding contribution to industry award
◆ Lifetime achievement award

Judgment Criteria for Industry Awards

Entrants are required to nominate the company or product of their choice within each of the above award categories.

Please tell us why you are choosing each product, company or service. You must provide this information for your vote to be counted.

*The industry awards are free to enter.




Sonia Anderson
Founder

Worldmicropig (WMCA) was found by Sonia Anderson, an independent practitioner and trainer with over 30 years’ experience of work within the beauty and micropigmentation industry based in the U.K. The Founder and Director of MPUK, the biggest micropigmentation conference and awards in Europe.

Emma Preston
Conference Manager

PMU Artist and Conference Manager Emma joined the Permanent Makeup industry in 2019 after falling in love with her own PMU enhancements! Emma is trained in eyebrow, lips and eyeliner treatments and based in Cambridgeshire.
Prior to this Emma spent 10 year’s organising international conferences and is passionate about combining these two roles to create world class micropigmentation events.

FAQ

The conference will open at 09:00 on Tuesday 21st September and end late on the evening Thursday 23rd September after the Gala Dinner and Awards Ceremony.  

Tickets are only available to attend the full 3-day event. Spouses are also able to purchase a ticket to attend the conference if they wish to attend the social events. 

No, attendees can only purchase tickets to the full 3-day event. 

The conference will be held at the Sofitel Downtown Dubai, Sheikh Zayed Road, Downtown Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Yes, we have arranged a discounted rate, details will be sent to you to secure your accommodation once you have purchased your ticket. Please note bedrooms will come on a first come first serve basis, but we have secured a room block for our attendees. 

Please find the awards guidelines and application info here 

You will be contacted in the lead up to the event and given details of how to apply to attend the live demo's.

Any practicing artist or company with the relevant local licenses and insurances can apply for an awards category. Please remember all submissions should be anonymous or they will be disqualified. 

Yes, there are a wide range of packages available. Get in touch at Emma Preston at emma@worldmicropig.com to discuss  

Dress to impress! This will be cocktail dress/ black-tie event.

Yes, there will be parking available, but standard hotel rates will be applied.

Please find our terms and conditions here  

Please find our terms and conditions here

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