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Radisson Hotel Nashville Airport

1112 Airport Center Dr. - Nashville, TN 37214

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National Beauty Tool Sharpening Guild - NBTSG

Advancing the Craft of Sharpening



Mission Statement 

The National Beauty Tool Sharpeners Guild is an industry trade group established to advance the knowledge and skills of beauty tool sharpeners. The organization certifies sharpeners of shears, scissors, thinning shears, and clipper blades so that there is a fair and unbiased evaluation of the sharpening ability and provides resources for best business practices, training, and the sharpening industry. 


Vision Statement

To become the preeminent source of knowledge and training for the beauty tool sharpening industry by hosting fun, effective, and welcoming conventions and certification events. To provide an atmosphere in which sharpeners of all experience levels can gather and learn from each other and to advance the cause of certified sharpeners and their usefulness and benefit to other industries. 



  • Foster participation in the guild and continuous improvement within our industry. 

  • Be a positive and respected influence within the sharpening community. 

  • Set the standards for professional sharpeners. 


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Nashville, TN 2019 NBTSG Convention