Membership

Be a part of the original salon professional association.  The salon professional association that provides quality education and events . . . the association that gives you opportunities to serve the industry and community through charitable programs and volunteering . . . the association that advocates for you and your license.  Your membership gives you discounts on education and events, access to insurances, buying programs and more! Reduced admission to MNSSPA classes and events and MNSSPA Members receive FREE 3 day admission to America's Beauty Show 2017, Chicago compliments of our friends at the Chicago Cosmetologists Association! (MUST register through www.sspatoday.com)  Download printable membership application

Choose Your Membership Level


Professional Member $75

  • This category is for professionals that hold a cosmetologist, esthetician, nail technician, barber, salon owner or school owner license.   Your membership supports your state organization and allows you local benefits offered by SSPA, such as state legislative advocacy, discounts on local education and events.

 

Industry Unlicensed Member $75

  • This category is for unlicensed individuals who work in the beauty industry or anyone who wishes to support the beauty industry through membership.Your membership supports your state organization and allows you local benefits offered by SSPA, such as state legislative advocacy, discounts on local education and events.


Student Member $45

  • Student memberships are for individuals who are currently enrolled in a cosmetology, esthetics or nail technology course at a licensed school.  Student membership is for one year. Your membership supports your state organization and allows you local benefits offered by SSPA, such as state legislative advocacy, discounts on local education and events.

Salon Group Membership $75 for primary individual and sliding scale for employees of the salon

  • The salon group membership is for salon professionals who are employed by the salon.  Each group has one Primary Member at the professional rate of $75, and the employees are at a reduced rate according to the number of employees who join.  (Independent Contractors must join as an individual.)

            BRONZE LEVEL - minimum of 3 employees, $65 each
            SILVER LEVEL - minimum of 4, maximum of 8 employees, $60 each
            GOLD LEVEL - minimum of 9, maximum of 48 employees, $55 each
            PLATINUM LEVEL - minimum of 49 employees, $50 each

  • There are two types of salon group memberships
  1. The company pays for the Primary Member and all the employees.  The memberships will belong to the company and not to the employee.  It is the responsibility of the company to notify SSPA of any changes in employee status and membership.
  2. The employee pays a portion or all of the membership dues.  The employee memberships will belong to the individuals and not to the company.

Associate Membership $500

  • Associate Membership is for companies affiliated with the cosmetology profession as follows:  Manufacturers or distributors of products that are used in establishments where any of the major functions of cosmetology is performed; schools that teach any one of the major functions of cosmetology; and chains of establishments where any one of the major functions of cosmetology is performed. Membership in this category keeps these companies informed of legislative action that could affect the industry and supports your state Association in lobbying efforts.

PLEASE NOTE: SSPA membership is open to Salon Professionals who reside in the United States.  Dues may be deductible as an ordinary business expense under Sect. 162 - Internal Revenue Code.  35% of dues is not deductible based on MNSSPA's lobbying percentages. SSPA membership does NOT include membership in the Professional Beauty Association (PBA).