timetable (29-30/09/2017)

Europes biggest educational professional grooming event

Europes biggest educational professional grooming event with International grooming competition, top seminars, workshops, mini tradeshow, kids competition modeldog and many more...


World class seminars

All seminars in English, French and Dutch

Programme is subject to change.

friday instructor seminar
[1] 10:00 - 11:45 Alison Rogers [UK] pure breeds: Labradoodle (commercial)
[2] 10:00 - 11:45 Lindsey Dicken [US] pure breeds: Bichon (show)
[3] 10:00 - 11:45 Ellen Rijnbeek-Hagendijk [NL] pure breeds: Portuguese waterdog (commercial + show)
[4] 10:00 - 11:45 Olga Dmitrieva [RU] pure breeds: grooming using only clippers (commercial)
[5] 13:00 - 14:45 Tony Zhu [CN] poodles: poodle continental (show)
[6] 13:00 - 14:45 Roman Fomin [RU] poodles: poodle puppy clip (show)
[7] 13:00 - 14:45 Irina Pinkusevich [US] poodles: 2 commercial poodles (commercial)
[8] 13:00 - 14:45 Ferruccio Soave [IT] poodles: poodle teddy bear clip (commercial)
[9] 15:00 - 16:45 Pia Blatter [CH] spaniels: English setter (show)
[10] 15:00 - 16:45 Judith Camarasa [ES] spaniels: English Cocker Spaniel (show)
[11] 15:00 - 16:45 Irinia Pinkusevich [US] spaniels: American Cocker scisored (commercial)
[12] 15:00 - 16:45 Joanna Chen [CN] spaniels: modeldog scissoring (educational)


  • pure breeds: Labradoodle (commercial)

    Alison will show you step by step the complete grooming procedures on this fantastic upcoming breed. With its difficult coat it’s not always easy to groom the Labradoodle like it should be. Cause we have different coat types on this breed. Alison will explain you all the different grooming tools you can use en need to use on this breed and fur. Don’t hesitate to come to this demo because ‘Poodle cross breeds’ are becoming a big part of our daily life as a groomer. So get yourselves ready and be aware that its really necessary to update your knowledge for all the Labradoodles that are in the make as we speak. Want to make your Labradoodle look like a champion? If you don’t know how to correct its flaws or how to accentuate the good points, then this seminar is the one for you! Alison will show you step by step the complete grooming procedures on this fantastic upcoming breed.

  • pure breeds: Bichon (show)

    Lindsey will show you and explain all you need to know on how to prepare the Bichon Frisé in a unique style for shows and grooming competitions. She will teach you how to evaluate the dog's structure and how to groom the dog to show off it's good points and how to correct its flaws. She'll show you simple tricks to create balance and a beautiful profile and also how to create a unique beautiful head and expression. Different types of scissors and techniques will be used to obtain a beautiful, smooth finish on the coat, so you can make any Bichon look like a champion.

  • pure breeds: Portuguese waterdog (commercial + show)

    Ellen has been specialized in grooming the Portuguese waterdog in both clips, Lion and Retriever since 1995. For this demo Ellen will put a PWD in the most common clip used in a grooming salon: the retriever clip. To show you the difference she will also bring a PWD in lion clip. Nowadays we see too many Portuguese waterdogs not groomed in the original Lion clip, therefore Ellen will show you and explain all about the specifics of the breed. She will be happy to answer any questions you might have about this amazing breed after the demo. If you want to learn to groom a Portuguese waterdog to perfection than this is the place to be. Come, see and enjoy her years of experience.

  • pure breeds: grooming using only clippers (commercial)

    Olga is very passionate about finding new ways to do perfect styling and winning time. One of her specialties is styling free hand with the clippers. She only uses a simple comb as an additional tool or just her fingers and clips away to get the perfect and quick commercial style she wants, this is an amazing craft. DON’T miss this demo. In no time she grooms Yorkies, Poms, Westies, Schnauzers etc. Come and see Olga, she will show you her secrets and share her techniques how easy it is to style nearly the whole dog without using scissors.

  • poodles: poodle continental (show)

    This very well-known poodle specialist will show you how he scissors and prepares the poodle in continental clip for the dog show. With his special enthusiasm, he can explain to you how his techniques help him to achieve a balanced result. He will share his secrets with you and tell you how he balances all 7 balls so they are symmetric.

  • poodles: poodle puppy clip (show)

    This well-known Russian handler, groomer and breeder will share his experiences and show you everything he knows about poodles. Don’t miss this amazing seminar where Roman is going to do a show puppy trim. He is going to show you simple steps in how to achieve proper balance. Not only grooming the Scandinavian way but he will also show you the difference to the American styled grooming. He will show you his techniques and explain his view on grooming his favourite breed, the Poodles. Groomed Roman’s way. Roman will speak about how you can create a longer neck, create better angulations, improve the tail set, how to make the dog look shorter and shorter and lots more…

  • poodles: 2 commercial poodles (commercial)

    Styling poodles is a true art. Working fast and efficiently in a grooming salon is an absolute must! The poodle breed comes in many variations of sizes, colours and models. Irina has been working with poodles for over 11 years, on a daily basis. This is why it’s a unique opportunity to be guided by Irina, to bring out the best in your poodle! Which model fits which dog, even if it is a commercial model … All your questions will be answered in this seminar! She will discuss how you can mark your dog in lines fast and efficiently, improve the angles, hide flaws, where you have to pay attention to and how you can know which model to apply to which dog. Irina will show you that with some help and guidance, you can turn every poodle into a beautiful model!

  • poodles: poodle teddy bear clip (commercial)

    Following the new trend all over the world, Ferruccio will show the teddy bear poodle clip. He will explain how to achieve proper balance no matter the trim you are doing. This seminar is all about easy tips and tricks from doing rounder feet, improving tail sets, creating a round face and overall balance. Ferruccio will cover scissoring techniques, the proper way to hold your shears to get a beautiful smooth finish. Learning correct body structure of any breed you are grooming will help you to understand the style better, and to help make grooming more artistic, and fun! Come and see this demo and go with new ideas to create a new artistic trend in your salon.

  • spaniels: English setter (show)

    Pia is very excited to tell you all about Setters. This has been the dog she has loved the most since she was just a little girl and she can finish this breed with perfection. She will show you and tell you all you need to know about this wonderful breed. She prefers to go for the ‘styled’ Setter and her demo will give you a clear view of the balance and lines of the Irish Setter. She will explain how you can get a beautiful and natural look. Don’t miss this chance to see this talented specialist and share her experience grooming the dog she loves the most!

  • spaniels: English Cocker Spaniel (show)

    During this exclusive demonstration, Judith will explain the intricacies of grooming the English Cocker using the most up to date techniques while respecting the breed standard. This style will encourage your customers to take care of their dog’s coat and Judith’s tips will arm you with techniques you can use immediately in your own salon. Judith Camarasa is a real artist when it comes to grooming Cockers. Come and enjoy this true expert and discover how she achieves perfection!

  • spaniels: American Cocker scisored (commercial)

    Irina will show you how easy it is to groom American Cocker not confirm to the breed standard but the shorter and easy maintenance version. This is a style costumers love, so it’s easy to recommend and sell, and the dogs still looks like an American cocker not a clipped whippet. She will style a beautiful American Cocker but with a totally blown coat and it will be commercial but with elegance which is a master piece, or a work of art. If you want to learn more about the American Cocker groomed on a up-to-date way of scissoring don’t hesitate and come to this demonstration.

  • spaniels: modeldog scissoring (educational)

    Come and enjoy this demo where Joanna shares her secrets and experiences on this amassing new modeldog replay. The state of the art new Model Dog Replay is a plastic mannequin with long, fluffy hair which can be cut and trimmed in a variety of styles. The special coat is easy to brush and after only a few minutes ready to start scissoring. Come and see Joanna’s techniques how she in an easy and quick way accentuates the beauty and elegance of this model dog and finishes with an amazing result.

All seminars in English, French and Dutch

Programme is subject to change.
saturday instructor seminar
[13] 10:00 - 11:45 Roman Fomin [RU] commercial: chow chow scissored (commercial)
[14] 10:00 - 11:45 Olga Zabelinskaya [US] commercial: poodle Asian style (commercial)
[15] 10:00 - 11:45 Ferruccio Soave [IT] commercial: Berner Sennenhund scissored (commercial)
[16] 10:00 - 11:45 Zhang Sisi & Wang Yang [CN] commercial: making mini modeldogs from scratch (creative)
[17] 13:00 - 14:45 Lisette De Cauwer [BE] handstripping: West Highland White Terrier
[18] 13:00 - 14:45 Jennifer Lee [US] handstripping: Scottisch Terrier (commercial + show)
[19] 13:00 - 14:45 Judith Camerasa [ES] handstripping: Schnauzer miniature (salon)
[20] 13:00 - 14:45 Fan Yu [CN] handstripping: sculpturing with... (creative)
[21] 15:00 - 16:45 Miranda Geerlings [NL] salon works: cats (commercial)
[22] 15:00 - 16:45 William Galharde [BR] salon works: Maltese, Yorky, Shih-Tzu (commercial)
[23] 15:00 - 16:45 Victor Rosado [PR] salon works: 1 Pomeranian showclip, 1 Pomeranian commercial teddy clip (commercial + show)
[24] 15:00 - 16:45


  • commercial: chow chow scissored (commercial)

    The Chow-Chow is about more than just taking care of the undercoat. The up-to-date styling of this breed necessitates more trimming and elegance. Roman Fomin is an ace in modelling the chow for you in all its splendour. If you desire a nice mix of the artistic and the commercial, then this demo is definitely something for you! Even if the Chow-Chow isn’t the most common breed in the grooming salon daily, we would not want you to miss this demo because we guarantee you that Roman is top of the pops.

  • commercial: poodle Asian style (commercial)

    The Asian style is a new version of the traditional Teddy Bear style for Poodles. Not everybody likes shaved muzzles and many owners and groomers have grown tired of the same old teddy bear styles. So now we present the Asian Style cartoon face for your furry friends. Olga will teach you the basics, the advanced styles and she will also show you how to make those typical cute faces and teach you how to promote and sell Asian styles to your customers.

  • commercial: Berner Sennenhund scissored (commercial)

    It’s that you don’t see this that often or we just don’t have the guts to start on this kind of style but Ferruccio will show you, in all his artistic daring, the Berner Sennen Hund, fully styled and groomed. Stop being old fashioned and get an update on the latest trends, we fully recommend you this demonstration. The Berner Sennen Hund has more to offer - to you as a groomer- than merely undercoat work. Let Ferruccio surprise you with his new methods and insight and be your guide to style this fantastic breed.

  • commercial: making mini modeldogs from scratch (creative)

    How about making your own mini o so cute modeldog? Come and see this amazing seminar and learn all you need to know about making your own modeldogs in any breed, colour or size. Sisi and Yang are both groomers and artists. They will not only show you how to make a modeldog, but after the demo and during the show, you can ask them to join a workshop in GTC (Groom Team China booth) stand and try it yourself with them. Come and see how they start from only yarn, glue, scissors, eyes, a nose and a comb. They will create a fantastic mini dog and then finish is with scissors. This is your only chance to see this so don’t miss this demo.

  • handstripping: West Highland White Terrier

    This highly specialized Westie lady has a wealth of experience with Westies and wants to share her knowledge with all of you. The Westie is a wonderful breed, which is very popular in the show ring as well as in the salons it can be groomed in many ways. Lisette works with a fabulous technique that allows creating a beautiful smooth back and a slightly longer top line to make the whole dog look shorter and more elegant. The furnishings with this technique have no visible lines but they are gradually longer which makes the whole excellent and completely balanced. Lisette has showed a large number of top champions and experienced that some groomers are struggling with the lines of the Westie, she hopes to be able to help you with easy tips and tricks.

  • handstripping: Scottisch Terrier (commercial + show)

    The Scottish terrier, often called the “Scottie” is best recognized for its distinctive profile and hard, wiry, weather-resistant outer coat in a black, brindle or wheaten colour. Its beard, eyebrows, legs, and lower body furnishings are traditionally shaggy. Jennifer Lee has won many Best in Shows with her Scottish terrier. She will demonstrate how to groom a Scottie in both a pet trim and show trim. Jennifer will also explain the breed standard and step by step grooming techniques on this wonderful and elegant breed. Jennifer will share her secrets on how to groom Scotties from head to toe. "The secret of good grooming begins with an honest appraisal of the dog to be groomed.” Jennifer will explain the meaning of this quote and how to have "A Good Eye".

  • handstripping: Schnauzer miniature (salon)

    We invite you to come, see, and listen or just enjoy this successful top Groomer at work. Judith will share all her secrets and experience with you. She will first explain the difference in how to prepare this wonderful breed for dog shows, grooming competition or in your grooming shop… to wash or not to wash and why? Then Judith will demonstrate how to hand strip to obtain an amazing result. She will also explain about the importance of teaching your customers how this breed should look like and selling your service and this regularly … REGULAR GROOMING IS THE KEY TO SUCCES and happy customers. After this demo you will have more knowledge and you will be able to help your customers better and more confident by word and deed.

  • handstripping: sculpturing with... (creative)

    This world known talented sculptor will create a dog with oil base clay. While he makes this amazing sculpture, he will speak about the armature on sculpture, which is the same as the anatomy on dogs and much more … He will also show you how important all this information is to the groomers. Fan Yu’s enthusiasm is mind blowing and after this demo you never forget this amazing experience, don’t miss this demo!

  • salon works: cats (commercial)

    Grooming cats in the salon? Miranda, the famous cat-specialist from Holland, with her abundance of experience, will tell you how to handle cats, their temperaments and how to understand them, their coat types and their specific grooming needs. Also the needs of older cats, long coated and what’s the deal about washing cats. She’ll help you decipher these needs and show you how best to handle and hold them to brush, wash and most of all how to handle them difficult situations. With as result satisfied customers and cats who literally and figuratively feel better in their skin/coats.

  • salon works: Maltese, Yorky, Shih-Tzu (commercial)

    The Shih Tzu, Maltese or long coated breeds are very close to William’s heart. He loves their sunny personality and loyalty. William is very excited to do the commercial style of the long coated breeds. He feels that this is where groomers make a lot of money in their grooming shop. In his own shops these are the most popular customers, accounting for as high as 50%! He will talk about different ways to do these breeds and different tools to make the drop coats easier to deal with. He will show you tricks that will make you money in your salons every day.

  • salon works: 1 Pomeranian showclip, 1 Pomeranian commercial teddy clip (commercial + show)

    Victor will groom 2 dogs from start to finish and will explain how to style and groom your Pomeranian in a show trim and a commercial trim. Show trim: Pomeranians need to be more styled than they used to be, also for the show trim. Victor will show you how he cuts the style and gives this fantastic breed angular lines. This demo is about grooming the Pom and giving him a full coat, not necessarily a short one. Commercial trim: Depending on the wishes of the customer and the condition of the coat, he turns the Pomeranian into a (cute) but practical and maintainable dog and this without damaging the coat. The 'Pom' gets the look like a cut up teddy bear. The various techniques and methods he uses for styling will be well shown and explained. Do you want to see the Pomeranian in a commercial style and you don’t really know how to get started? Let Victor guide you step by step in this interesting seminar.

Europes biggest educational professional grooming event

Europes biggest educational professional grooming event with International grooming competition, top seminars, workshops, mini tradeshow, kids competition modeldog and many more...