Awards Season – know your awards!

03 Apr 2018

Written by Alice Smithson

April marks the start of awards season within the hair and beauty industries, and with so many awards to enter and categories to choose from, here we give you a rundown of the awards which have recently launched and what you should look out for when looking to enter!

Hairdressers Journal British Hairdressing Awards

The British Hairdressing Awards, sponsored by Schwarzkopf Professional, celebrates the very best of British hairdressing – recognising and rewarding the creative talents of individuals and teams who make this industry one of which we can all be proud. Open to all UK based stylists. Categories include Avant Garde Hairdresser of the Year, Afro hairdresser of the year, Newcomer of the Year as well as regional categories from around the UK.

Deadline for Entries – Friday 22nd  June

Awards ceremony – Monday 26th November

Hairdressers Journal British Hairdressing Business Awards

Promoting professionalism, innovation and excellence, the British Hairdressing Business Awards recognise those individuals and teams who work tirelessly to raise the profile and professionalism of this industry, and make it one of which we can all be proud. Open to salons within the UK. Categories include Business Director of the Year, Franchisee of the Year, Salon of the Year and many more!

Deadline for entries – Friday 15th June at 5pm

Awards ceremony – Monday 17th September 2018

Creative Head Most Wanted Awards

Creative HEAD’s Most Wanted awards celebrate the people who do and achieve remarkable things in British and Irish hairdressing – the brilliant teams, the bold innovators, the creative leaders and the sharp business-builders who collectively make our industry the envy of the world. Categories include Best Local Salon, Best Salon Team, Best Salon Experience and many more!

Deadline for Entries – Monday 14th May

Grand final – Monday 3rd September

Creative Head It List Awards

Every year, The It List – presented by Creative HEAD in an exclusively collaboration with ghd – celebrates the most exciting new emerging names in UK hairdressing aged 30 or under. We’ve shone the spotlight on dynamos like Ky Wilson, Kim Rance, Sophia Hilton, Leigh Keates and Richard Phillipart – all of whom have gone on to achieve major success in the industry. With 6 categories to choose from this is a must enter.

Deadline for entries – Monday 21st May

Grand Final – Monday 3rd September

Salon Business Awards

It’s been five years since the Salon Business Awards hit the hairdressing scene and they’re already a favourite among some of the biggest names in hairdressing.

They’re unique with a free roaming style and no restrictive seating plan, always in an exclusive room with a view. Entry is exclusively online, quick and free to do and the awards ceremony is accessible to all – in price and location. With categories such as Business Salon, Design Salon and Education Salon, among many more,  there is something for everyone.

Deadline for entries – April 15th 2018

Ceremony – Monday 11th June