Gray Hair Blog / May 23, 2020

SilverCon 2020: A Convention for Silver Sisters

Inside: All about SilverCon (the Silver Sisters International Convention) in July 2020


As I’ve noted before on this blog, the silver hair community is one of the most supportive and inclusive groups of women I’ve ever encountered.

So I’m excited to announce that there is going to be a Silver Sister Convention this summer in Costa Mesa, California!

My lovely friends Karen and Marina are organizing the conference, aptly named SilverCon 2020, and it’s going to be fabulous.

I met Karen last year at a silver sister meetup in Studio City, CA and we’ve gotten to know each other well over the past year. I recently asked Karen to share her thoughts on SilverCon, and she was kind enough to do so:

What made you think about starting a convention for women with gray hair?

Marina and I would joke around that we wanted to create a giant sleepover for all of the people who we interacted with on Instagram.

The reason above all others is that we wanted to meet, in person, all of the people that we created close relationships with online. We wanted to see what happened when we put us all together in one place!

Then the idea grew into wanting to provide educational sessions, key-note speakers, a marketplace…and that’s when the idea for SilverCon really started to take shape.

What is the conference’s mission? And vision?

To create a social and educational environment to empower individuals who are thinking about (or are already) letting their silvers free.

Providing an opportunity for individuals at any stage of the graying process to receive strength and encouragement from others in the community, and giving them a feeling of belonging to a movement that’s bigger than just ditching the dye.

To bring the virtual silver community into the real world.

To celebrate the friendships and connections that we’ve made through our online community.

To be able to personally thank one another for the support, encouragement, and empowerment.

Where and when is SilverCon?


SilverCon 2020 will take place July 17th – 19th, 2020 in Costa Mesa, California at the Westin South Coast Plaza.

What’s the agenda?

Click here for the current agenda.

Is there a SilverCon Promo Code?

Yes! Use the code SILVERKGP10 to get 10% off your ticket!

Where can I buy tickets to SilverCon?

You can buy tickets here, or just click on the image below. Make sure to use the promo code SILVERKGP10 to get 10% off your ticket price!

silver sisters convention 2020 ticket image

Interested in Sponsoring SilverCon 2020?

If you are a beauty brand, and are interested in sponsoring the convention, please email me for more information.

Make sure to follow Silver Sisters International on Instagram and Facebook for more information on the upcoming convention.

I’ll be there, and I hope to see you there, too!
Katie xoxoxo

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  1. Ana Morrison

    I would love to attend the next conference please.

    07 . Jun . 2020 Reply
  2. Mayda Plescia

    Can you confirm that this is still on for July? There is so much uncertainty around traveling right now, and being in large groups. I really was looking forward to attending.

    19 . Mar . 2020 Reply
    • Katie

      Hi, Mayda – I spoke to them yesterday, and it sounds like right now they are in a “wait and see” mode. I will definitely let everyone know when I hear something!

      21 . Mar . 2020 Reply
  3. Sandi Palmer

    Wish I could go, but I’ll be traveling. Love the location, less than a mile from my work! Will it always be held there?

    27 . Feb . 2020 Reply
    • Katie

      Darn! I think the idea is that they will have a different location every year. Marina lives in Europe so I think next year it will be somewhere over there? I’ll let you know once I find out more!

      29 . Feb . 2020 Reply
  4. Susan M

    Can’t wait!

    23 . Feb . 2020 Reply
  5. Rebecca Counsellor

    Would love to attend but I’m not sure I’ll be able to make it, I live in West Virginia.

    23 . Jan . 2020 Reply
    • Katie

      If you can come, Rebecca, it should be super fun! But no pressure, of course :-)!

      23 . Feb . 2020 Reply

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Katie is the founder of Katie Goes Platinum. After constantly dyeing her hair for over 25 years, in 2018 Katie decided to stop the madness and embrace the gray. Since then, she’s been sharing her favorite gray hair tips, resources, and stories to empower women to feel beautiful during and after their transition to gray hair.