The American Barber Association is the leading resource for the barber industry. Every year thousands of barber, barbershops, students and other industry stakeholders use our services to better serve customers, take their careers to the next level or expand business opportunities.
COVID-19 has had a profound impact on the barber industry. To support barbers and barbershops, the ABA created the COVID-19 resource Center and we created the BarberSAFE Certification program.. To learn more, click here.
ABA members have access to the A A Business Development Center. The Center connects entrepreneurs and barbershops to businesses services and provides business development information. To learn more, click here.
The ABA works with a number of industry suppliers. To better inform our members on quality products and services and to recognized suppliers that offer quality services, the ABA designates suppliers as "preferred suppliers." To view ABA Preferred Suppliers, click here.
The ABA builds partnership with America's best barber schools. Students rely on the ABA to provide referrals to barber schools. If you are considering becoming a barber and want to know if your school meets your needs, contact us. If you are a school and you want to partner with the ABA, contact us.
Every year, the ABA receives hundreds of inquiries on a particularly state's reciprocity process and policy. The ABA provides its members with information on state reciprocity, ensuring that they have the requirements to practice in any state in America. For more information, click here.