Canadian Makeup Show

Canadian Makeup Show

March 17, 2009 14:00 ET

The Canadian Makeup Show Announces its West Coast Debut

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - March 17, 2009) - A wonderland of makeup magic is set to rock Vancouver's Agrodome the first weekend in April.

On the heels of its second-annual event in Toronto last fall, the Canadian Makeup Show brings its first-rate talent, products, keynote speakers and demonstrations to Canada's west coast.

"We are overwhelmed with the response of the world's best makeup brands and the most talented artists in North America to bring them to the Vancouver show. This is a must-attend for all makeup artists and students of the craft. Attendees of all levels of experience will see and/or learn something new," said show producer, Jeff Saunders.

Among the brands of distinction exhibiting thousands of products are MAC, stila and MAKE UP FOR EVER.

Celebrity artists on hand to share their secrets and showcase their talents are Eve Pearl, the five-time Emmy Award winner, whose impressive roster of clients include Meredith Vieira and the full cast of The View, Brooke Shields, Kelly Ripa and hundreds of other famed faces. Sharon Gault, whose talent has been seen on the faces of Christina Aguilera, Pamela Anderson and has toured with the Queen of Pop herself, Madonna as well as celebrity photographer, David LaChapelle and Emmy Award winning makeup artist and Publisher and Editor-in-Chief of Makeup Artist Magazine, Michael Key.

"We have a constant flow of demonstrations, including airbrush techniques, Special FX and body painting, keynote speakers and student competitions in four different categories. We are excited and proud to bring together such talent, product and industry activities to Vancouver," said Saunders.

The Canadian Makeup Show takes place April 4th and 5th at the Agrodome, on the grounds of the Pacific National Exhibition. Hours are from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. both days and admission is $30 in advance or $40 at the door for one day and $50 in advance and $65 at the door for two days.

About Canadian Makeup Show:

The Canadian Makeup Show is the premier showcase for professional makeup artists and students in what has long been dubbed, "Hollywood North."

Established and budding industry professionals can see and experiment with the latest products and techniques presented by a host of leading brands and the creme de la creme of celebrity artists.

Student competitions in various categories and keynote speakers make this event a must, one-stop-shop for anyone in the makeup, film, theatre, photography and television industries.

The Canadian Makeup Show is headquartered in Toronto, ON and hosts annual events in Toronto and Vancouver. For more information, visit

Contact Information

  • For further information or to schedule interviews
    or photo opportunities, contact:
    Rapid Response Public Relations
    Dena Fehir
    (416) 788-8620