what is
meeting of minds?

The worlds premier scalp micropigmentation conference and event, Meeting Of Minds is finally back after a 4 year hiatus.

The convergence point for the best and brightest talent in the industry. Attracting technicians, trainers and product manufacturers from around the world, Meeting Of Minds is the essential event for everyone involved in SMP.

Hosted by Team Micro, independent industry ambassadors, expert marketers and owners of the world’s largest SMP brand, Meeting Of Minds brings together established and new SMP artists, permanent cosmetics professionals, hair transplant surgeons and medical micropigmentation specialists. For artists wanting to network, make friends and ultimately find success in SMP, there is simply no better place to be.

book your ticket

The original SMP conference is back! Grab our early bird and get discounted entry to the full Manchester conference and SMP awards ceremony on October 12-13th 2023. Book now and get FREE ENTRY to Team Micro Live, the online SMP and PMU conference in July 2023, and FREE ENTRY to the Google online Masterclass on March 31st 2023.

One ticket. Three amazing events.

Single paymentPay monthly
Pay in full today or spread the balance over 6 easy monthly payments. Offer available until March 31st 2023.
Platinum VIP
6 monthly payments of
The Ultimate Experience
Price after March 31st is £1195 GBP
Gold VIP PLUS...
Regular price £1195. This unbeatable special offer including early bird discount & two bonus events expires on March 31st 2023 and will not be extended. Two nights accommodation in a luxury Radisson suite are included. Can be extended for an extra fee. Simply select this option as you complete your ticket booking.

Meeting Of Minds 2023 is a 2 day in-person conference taking place in October 2023. Your ticket includes full entry to both days. You will need to book your own accommodation. We will provide details of nearby hotels so you can book direct.

Team Micro Live 2023 is a 3 day online SMP and PMU conference taking place in July 2023. Your ticket includes full entry to all 3 days. Entry is included when purchasing tickets for Meeting Of Minds, or Team Micro Live can be booked as a standalone event.

Payment options

All payments are in British Pounds (GBP), United States Dollars (USD) or Euros (EUR). The early bird offer including discounted tickets plus free entry to Team Micro Live and the Google SEO Masterclass expires on March 31st 2023 and will not be extended.

Alternatively, you can choose to split your payment over 6 monthly installments at no additional cost.


In the event of cancellation, a 100% refund will be issued up to 4 weeks before the online conference. If cancelled after this date, a 75% refund will be issued. Please note the cancellation window closes one month before the live event in Manchester.

If Meeting Of Minds is postponed for any reason, a full refund or ticket transfer will be offered.

Please direct any questions to info@meetingofminds.com, or call our office:

+1 917-764-5286 (USA)

+44 (0)161 401 1124 (UK & International)

5 star luxury venue in

The Meeting Of Minds 2023 takes place at the Edwardian, a luxury 5 star Radisson Collection hotel located in Deansgate, Manchester.

Deansgate is the vibrant heart of one of Europe’s most eclectic and culturally-rich cities. The perfect location an international SMP event, The Radisson Edwardian is surrounded by upscale restaurants, trendy bars, art galleries, museums and theatres.

The Edwardian itself is an oasis of luxury, with a beautiful pool, jacuzzi, steam room and fully equipped gym available for your use, and spa experiences available if you feel like treating yourself to something extra special.

This exceptional venue consolidates and progresses the Meeting Of Minds status as the world’s premier scalp micropigmentation event.

what to

In true Meeting of Minds tradition, our two day conference promotes the bonds of friendship that make our industry so special. Furthermore, this event is about education and giving our delegates knowledge and tools they can adopt into their businesses back home.

Our 2023 event is focused relentlessly and unashamedly on opportunity creation and success. The Meeting Of Minds enables both new and veteran SMP artists to foster strong relationships, grow their support networks, make new friends and build better businesses.

Attendees can expect 8 world class speakers, a 10-strong expert panel of industry leading artists, glitzy Gala Dinner and awards ceremony, drinks receptions, our famous raffle, and a fun-filled, entertaining and hugely rewarding event.

We’ve taken everything that is great about the Meeting Of Minds, refined the schedule and added huge additional value to ensure that every attendee has an amazing educational and motivational experience with us.

team micro
smp awards

Awards as they should be. Transparent, fair, meaningful and inclusive, the Team Micro awards are recognised throughout the industry as the gold standard recognition of exceptional talent and innovation.

Since their introduction in 2018, the Team Micro awards have acknowledged and rewarded the best and brightest artists, educators and innovators in SMP.

We are proud of our awards and take extraordinary measures to ensure our awards are always fair. Team Micro awards cannot be bought, and unlike other awards, are not compromised by popularity imbalances or commercial interest.

In 2023 we will recognise and award the rising stars of SMP, alongside the leading global talent, the most proficient trainers, and those who consistently over time have contributed to our industry in an extraordinary way.


Deansgate is the vibrant heart of one of Europe’s most eclectic and culturally-rich cities. Youthful, diverse, energetic and bursting with character, Manchester is one of Europe’s most exciting places to visit.

Manchester is the only UK city to feature in Lonely Planet’s Best in Travel 2023 list and the only UK city in National Geographic’s influential ‘Best of the World’ list which annually sets out 25 of the must-see places to visit around the globe.

Known throughout the world as the birthplace of the industrial revolution, Manchester has a proud history in science, politics, music, arts and sport.

Ideally located for overseas travelers, Manchester International Airport is just a short Uber away.

want to
upgrade to vip?

Whichever ticket you choose, you will enjoy a first class experience at the world’s premier SMP industry event. Our VIP options are designed with you in mind, to make your time with us even more special.

Upgrade to Gold VIP and get a distinctive gold lanyard and pass, and your own bottle of champagne at the awards to share with friends old and new. Your business also benefits with your own recorded interview, a full written press release, the full collection of high resolution event photos and a 25% discount on all your needles and pigments for 6 months.

Or choose Platinum VIP and get the best of everything. All Gold benefits PLUS an ultra-rare platinum lanyard and pass, a front row seat at the VIP table at the gala dinner and awards, and your own luxury Radisson suite for 2 nights, all inclusive.

podcast on location:
growth hacking 101

The Meeting Of Minds 2023 plays host tocGrowth Hacking 101, the fast-growing podcast for SMP professionals, hosted by the Founder of leading SMP marketing consultancy, Team Micro.

Damien will interview conference attendees to capture their views on the SMP industry, past, present and future. This is a unique opportunity to have YOUR say on the issues that matter most to you.

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