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Upcoming events

    • 20 Sep 2016
    • 11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
    • Crowne Plaza Hotel - LAX, 5985 West Century Blvd, Los Angeles CA 90045


    Register Now for September

    (Note: The meeting will be the Third Tuesday of the Month due to the Holiday) 

    Tuesday, September 20th, 2016

    11:30 AM - 2:00 PM

    (Networking & Registration opens at 11:30 AM) 

    at The Crowne Plaza Hotel LAX
    5985 West Century Blvd, LA 9004

    Bill Cohen

    Co-Inventor and Chief Visionary of
    HydraFacial MD®


    President of Edge Systems

    Given the continued growth of both the medical and esthetic device market as well as the sales explosion of home beauty care, BIW is pleased to present the Co-Inventor and Founder of the unique HydraFacial MD ® system. As the first non-invasive skin rejuvenation treatment that combines five multidimensional skin technologies to exfoliate, peel, extract,  nourish and protect skin with hydrating hyaluronic acid, peptides and protective antioxidants, all in a fast, 30-minute treatment. The system treatment service boasts immediate, clinically-proven results and HydraFacial® has won several industry awards. Available through physicians, spas, and estheticians in 76 countries around the world, along with their retail home use products, Edge Systems is now launching their patented technology into the home market. The new device, Perk Cleanse with Benefits, is a novel hybrid that combines an in-office service with their retail home care product technology offering take away lip, face and eye treatments. Our Speaker will discuss the founding and development of HydraFacial as well as their continued growth and development efforts and expansion into the new markets.

    Speaker Biography

    Bill Cohen - President & Co-Founder, Edge Systems LLC.

    With over 25 years’ experience in the medical and aesthetic device industry, Bill is the co-inventor of the HydraFacial System and holds a BA in Biological Sciences from UC Santa Barbara and an MBA from the U.C. Berkeley. HydraFacial is a patented, disruptive skin technology sold in over 76 countries and the HydraFacial skin treatment is one of the leading facial rejuvenation services in spas, resorts and physicians’ offices, and is the only hydradermabrasion machine that uses the patented 4-in-1 Vortex Technology™. Founded in 1997, Edge Systems is a U.S. based company with an FDA-listed manufacturing facility headquartered in Long Beach, California.  The company currently holds 17 U.S. and worldwide patents, with 14 pending, and the HydraFacial device is made in the U.S.


     Early Registration:

    • Members - $45.00 (USD)- Up to 2 guests may be registered at the time of member registration.

    • Non BIW-Members - $65.00 (USD)

    Thursday, September 15th, At Noon,

    After which a $15 LATE REGISTRATION FEE will apply.

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    Mixed Green Salad with a variety of garden greens and a Vinaigrette Dressing

    Served with Assorted Breads, Rolls & Butter

    Entrée Choices (choose one):

    Half Grilled Chicken served with Rosemary Red Potatoes and Green Beans with Almonds 


    Tarragon Crusted Mahi Mahi with Shallots in Vin Blanc Sauce, served with Jasmine Rice & Grilled Asparagus    


    Vegetarian – Vegetarian Bowtie Pasta tossed with Fresh Arugula, Sundried Tomatoes, Roasted Sweet Peppers, Sautéed Mushrooms, Spinach and Ricotta Cheese, dressed with Herbed Olive Oil

    Followed with Freshly Brewed Coffee, Tea or Iced Tea*

    *Note: In order to keep our meeting prices low (and our waistlines smaller), we are dispensing with desserts except for special occasions.

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    Parking Available:

    Valet Parking: $15 with validation

    Self Parking:  $4 with validation (Credit or Debit Card needed for Exit)



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    Space is Limited so Register Early

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