12-14 JULY 2019

At Château Élan Winery & Resort in Braselton, GA!

Don'T miss the best educational event of the year

Learn from the greatest speakers in the grooming industry

Topics Include:

• Breed Demos

• Scissoring Techniques

• Thinning Shear Methods

• Grow Your Grooming Business

• Hand-stripping Demos

Scheduled speaker Sue Watson


Scheduled speaker Sue Zecco


Scheduled speaker Jonathan David.


Scheduled speaker Lisa Leady


Classes Saturday

Shear Revelation
Jonathan David

Everything you ever wanted or needed to know about shears.

Standard Poodle Showdown
Jonathan David vs. Sue Zecco : German Trim vs. Modern Trim

Sue breeds and shows Standard Poodles, Jonathan competed quite successfully with them, this will surely be a showdown! Jonathan and Sue will simultaniously groom and compare the profile and contouring differences between these two popular trims.

Terrier Takedown
Sue Watson vs. Lisa Leady : Airedale Terrier - Clipped vs. Handstripped

Long-legged Terrier breeds have similar lines with subtle differences and in this takedown sisters Sue and Lisa will give you some sibling rivalry as they show you the differences in techniques to achieve a proper terrier profile on both handstripped and clipped clients.

Bichon Battle Royale
Sue Watson vs. Lisa Leady : Bichon Show style vs. Bichon Pet Trim

Bichons are a popular breed but their trim can be a challenge to say the least. Sue and Lisa will have a Bichon battle to demonstrate the sophisticated show profile vs. an easier to maintain pet style that your clients will appreciate.

Question / Answer session
VIP Meet & greet

Classes Sunday

UnPoodle Your Doodle
Sue Watson vs. Lisa Leady : Wavy Coat Doodle vs. Curly Coat Doodle

The Doodle explosion has brought us a variety of coats types and groomers often feel lost in finding an appropriate trim style. With a variety of coats comes a variety of trim possibilities and Sue and Lisa will unpoodle these doodles as they show you how to tackle both curly and wavy coats in this doodle duel.

Frenzy Of Faces
Sue Watson vs. Lisa Leady : Creating Expression and Personality

It's All About The Face! The way to a fickle clients heart is a sweet face, Sue and Lisa will demonstrate a variety of techniques and styles to give cute expressions that are heart warming and easy to achieve but leave a lasting impression.

Mixed Breed Mania
Jonathan David vs. Sue Zecco : Scissor Over Comb vs. Snap On Comb Salon Style

Mixed breeds can have straight drop coats, curly coats or anything in between. Jonathan will demonstrate his signature "Scissor Over Comb Technique" while Sue will do a salon freestyle trim with snap on combs to compare two approaches to our most common furry clients.

Cocker Spaniel Strip Off
Jonathan David vs. Sue Zecco : American Cocker vs. English Cocker

The American Cocker Spaniel and the English Cocker Spaniel have two very distinct profiles and trim styles. Jonathan will handstrip an American Cocker while he goes over his tips and tricks to execute this beautiful trim. Sue will simultaneously tackle the English Cocker and explain the proper lines to achieve their distinct profile and length.

Limited seating! Reserve your spot now!

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Enjoy the resort





Must be staying at Château Élan to recieve free breakfast and lunch coupons

Step 1 Register

$450 VIP Pass


  • Access to all seminars on both days
  • Grand Breakfast buffet (Sat and Sun) $50 value!*
  • Grand Lunch buffet (Sat and Sun) $57 value!*
  • Special conference-only discounts on Kenchii products
  • Reserved seminar seating in first row
  • Saturday night Meet & Greet with seminar
    speakers (includes light snacks)
  • Special conference-only discounts on Kenchii products
  • Special VIP gift from Kenchii $100 value

Limited Availablity

$350 Guest Pass


  • Access to all seminars on both days
  • Grand Breakfast buffet (Sat and Sun) $50 value!*
  • Grand Lunch buffet (Sat and Sun) $57 value!*
  • Special conference-only discounts on Kenchii products

* Must be staying at Château Élan to recieve free breakfast and lunch coupons.

Step 2 Book Rooms

$189/night plus $30 resort fee

Book your stay with Château Élan using the Book Rooms Now button above (or our unique KenchiiCon link below) and save!

  • Save $40 per night (reg. $229/night + $30 resort fee)
  • FREE event parking
  • FREE Grand Breakfast buffet ($50 value)
  • FREE Grand Lunch buffet ($57 value)

First 80 people to book at Château Élan receive a FREE Kenchii digital dryer ($150 value)!

Available at show.

Book now! Limited room availability. When the rooms are gone, they're gone.

Booking deadline 11 June 2019

Demonstration dogs only! No other dogs allowed.

KenchiiCon Booking link (in case you can't use the "Book Rooms Now" button):

Please Note: No refunds after 10 January 2019. No dogs allowed at Château Élan.

Château Élan

100 Rue Charlemagne Dr
Braselton, GA 30517



Traveling from Atlanta or the Hartsfield-Jackson Airport (Approx. 45 minutes):

• Take I-85 North to Exit 126. (Follow signs out of Airport to I-85)

• Take a Left, and Château Élan will be the first gate on your Left.

Experience an educational event unlike any other!