*Kathy White - Captain

*Samantha Goddard - Co - Captain

*Max Estrada - International

*Patrycja Kubiczek


Viv's Vipers


​Thunder Down Under

Melbourne AU

March 4-5, 2017

PM 2:00 - 6:00, Thunder Down Under - Class Details TBA


*Viv Simmonds - Captain

*Barbara Ross - Co - Captain

*Catherine Wong - International

*Jonny Diep Pham


HRTE Melbourne Schedule

Optional Class - 
AM:  9:00  - 1:00 pm - Viv's Vipers  (Class details tba) 
PM:  2:00 - 6:00 pm - Thunder Down Under- (Class details tba) 

​​​​Meet n Greet:   7:00 - 10:00 pm, Hotel restaurant/Lounge

Sunday*: Doors open 8:30 am  
9:00 am : Introductions, VIP Judging Panel , Battle Coin Toss.
9:15- 11:45pm: Team Education Battles
11:45- 12:45 pm Lunch 
1:00-5:30pm: Team Education Battles 

Dinner Break

8:00-9:00 pm - VIP Networking/Shopping
9:00-11:00 pm - Open to all 

Monday*: - Doors open 8:30 am
9:00 am: Announcements
9:15- 11:30 pm: Co-Captain Battle -  Barbara Ross vs Samantha Goddard
11:30- 12:30 pm: Lunch
12:30- 2:30pm: Captain Battle - Viv Simmons vs Kathy White
2:30 - 5:00 pm - Judges Tally & Awards, Open Floor, Demos/Shopping

*We reserve the right to change schedule, agenda and line up of educators.


AM 9:00 - 1:00, Viv's Vipers - Class Details TBA

Gina's Angels


Loni's Dessert Heat

Atlanta GA

February 26-27, 2018

Viv Simmons

Atlanta Registration Opens: September 30th, 9am EST

Kathy White

Experience and learn from these top nail professionals as they go head to head in battling each other, raising the bar in education, teaching  you the best tips, tricks and techniques in their field of expertise!

The team Captains are building their own dynamic teams to compete in front of you and a panel of judges to be named "Best Education Team!"

Saturday Optional Class Details

HRTE Melbourne Team Battles

March 4 & 5, 2018

Viv's Vipers  vs  Thunder Down Under

Battling to bring you the "Best in Education!"

By your vote and a panel of judges


Optional Saturday Class

March 3, 2018

9-1 PM -  Viv's Vipers - " tba" 

2-6 PM -  Thunder Down Under - "tba"

(Scroll down  for details)


​​Hotel TBA

​​*Registration fees are non-refundable unless the event is cancelled.

**Optional classes can only be added once you register for HRTE.

The Ultimate 2-Day Class for Nail Professionals, Students and Salon Owners​
The High Road to Education (HRTE) delivers a new and innovative experience to the continuing education of nail technicians. Our talented educators share their unique style and expertise as they teach non-product specific techniques to attendees of all skill levels. No two HRTE events are alike as we feature a varying roster of educators and highlight the latest trends in professional nail care.