Upcoming Event // I'm Going to Indie Expo Canada 2017 June 3rd + 4th!

by - Tuesday, April 04, 2017

I've been super jealous this past year or so watching the fun events happening state-side around indie nail polish, so you can imagine how friggen excited I was when I heard that we were having our very own event here in Canada -  Indie Expo Canada! And I bought a ticket, so I will def be going and telling you all about it!

Who else is excited?!

Advertised as "Canada's premiere event for small businesses in the beauty industry," Indie Expo Canada is going to be a weekend of workshops, networking and shopping geared towards polish lovers, brands, bloggers and buyers! It's going to be in Toronto, Ontario from on Saturday June 3rd and Sunday June 4th and was organized by the amazing Pam of Girly Bits Cosmetics.

Here's a snapshot of what the weekend is going to look like:

Saturday June 3rd
Workshops and presentations geared at bloggers and brands

Sunday June 4th 
A full day of shopping with booths from a number of brands including: 
  • Alter Ego 
  • Bliss Polish 
  • Beyond the Nail 
  • Canvas Lacquer 
  • Clionadh Cosmetics 
  • Colors by Llarowe 
  • Cuter Cuticles 
  • Ever After 
  • Fair Maiden Polish
  • Femme Fatale 
  • Fiendish Fancies 
  • Girly Bits Cosmetics 
  • Great Lakes Lacquer 
  • Moo Moo's Signatures 
  • My Indie Polish 
  • Native War Paints 
  • SoGa Artisan 
  • Superficially Colourful Lacquer 
  • Tonic Polish

April 12, 2017 UPDATE: Hit the Bottle and Pahlish have been added to the vendors list!

OH MY GOSH. My wallet is already crying because I know I am going to spend SO much money! I'm new to indies, but even for me I can see some fav brands that I can't wait to shop including Beyond the Nail, Fiendish Fancies and Fair Maiden, and some new-to-me brands that I want to try out like Native War Paints and Tonic Polish! 

It also looks like I'm going to be co-hosting a workshop on Saturday (topic TBD) so if any of you are interested I will hope to see you there! :) 

Is anyone else planning on going? Tickets are on sale NOW and there are numerous types available from VIP ($75) to General Admission ($20) to Kids ($10), so if you haven't checked them out make sure you do so ASAP! (I obviously picked up a VIP ticket!)

Let me know what you think of this awesome event, and let me know if I can expect to see you there!

Thanks for visiting! xx 

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  1. *sobbing* I don't think I'll be able to go....but I'm really excited for you. It's going to be SO GOOD!

  2. That sounds like it will be a ton of fun!

  3. I'll be going! It's a nice drive from NYC and I used to go to Toronto ALL the time, so I'm excited to be going back.


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