The Event

The Barber Expo is an event for the barber industry, showcasing industry products and services, as well as food, music, beard and moustache competition, workshops, leading industry speaker sessions and demonstrations.

The Barber Expo will be host to the 2023 ‘Barber Brands International Barber of the Year Competition’ 2023 – a national barbering skills competition. As well as the Proraso Beard and Moustache competition.


The Venue

The Barber Expo will be hosted @ THE NEX – Located in the harbour city precinct on the corner of King Street and Union Street, Newcastle West, NEX is central to boutique accommodation, trendy cafes and bars, pristine beaches and the Port of Newcastle foreshore.

ADDRESS – 309 King St, Newcastle West NSW 2302


The Main Attraction

 The Barber Brands International ‘Barber of the Year’ 2023 competition – an annual national barbering skills competition –  Heats to be held March 4th-5th 2023.

The Proraso Beard & Moustache Comp

The Proraso Beard & Moustache Competition is back at Barber Expo for 2023! This competition is a fun and frivolous show of manliness sponsored by industry professionals Proraso. SO get your beard on and your entires in to have some fun and win some great prizes.
Sunday March 5th 6.00pm – 8.00pm
The NEX Newcastle – 309 King St, Newcastle West


Sponsorship Opportunities

There are a number of exclusive, relevant sponsorship packages available around this expo and custom spaces available for promotion of your product or service. Contact ryan.mein@thecutthroatjournal.com to discuss further.

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