Hair Awards and Events

Hairdressing Industry Events and Awards for 2021

by charlottegw / last updated January 19, 2021

hairdressing events awards 2021

Yes things are still uncertain in regards to the pandemic, but that hasn’t stopped the hair industry planning some brilliant events and awards for 2021.

Here are the events and awards scheduled for 2021, what form they will take and any other details you need to know right now.

British Hairdressing Business Awards
Monday 25 January 2021
HJ’s British Hairdressing Business Awards rewards those who are making waves within their business and ultimately changing the landscape of our industry for the benefit of everyone.
For more information on how to secure your ticket for the evening click here.

Wella Professionals TrendVision Award
Photographic entries for 2021’s TrendVision open on Wednesday 10 February and close on Wednesday 10 March.
As well as the six categories of Colour Artist, Colour Specialist, Craft Artist, Editorial Look, Style Master and Men’s Hair,  the Xposure Student category is now a part of the TrendVision awards. All you have to do to enter is choose your category, select an image of a finished look you’ve created in the last 12 months. Post it on Instagram using the category #hashtag and tagging @WellaHairUKIGo to to find out more or email [email protected] if you have any queries.
What you can win:
A tailor-made Wella Education programme to develop your skills (worth £2000/ €2000).
Take home a coveted TrendVision Award trophy!
Attend inspirational Wella events throughout the year.*
Grow your profile with press in print and online media.
Mentoring from industry icons.
*subject to change or cancellation

Freelance Hairdressing Association’s Inspire! Event
Sunday 13 June 
Brands such as Indola will be supporting the event and artists such as Andy Smith, Paddy McDougall and Patrick Cameron are a few of the names who will be appearing. After the success of last year’s event, it will be online again and tickets will be available on the FHA website very soon. Click here for more information. The FHA Freelance Awards are currently under review and a date for the virtual awards will be announced soon.

What: Carnoustie Hair & Beauty Charity Golf Day
When: 24 May 2021
What: Lake Garda Hair & Beauty Charity Bike Ride
When: 19-23 September 2021

Modern Barber Awards
When: Sunday 4 July
Where: Patterns in Brighton
What: The Modern Barber Awards is a dedicated awards platform for barbers and men’s hairdressers to celebrate their creative and commercial success. With categories ranging from Best Photographic to Best Apprentice, the awards represent the key points of pride for barbering. The awards give recognition to the talented individuals, teams and businesses that are defining the future of the barbering industry.
Visit: Register your interest here

Monday 5 July
Where: Hilton Brighton Metropole Hotel in Brighton
What: An experiential event based in Brighton, Barberfest will feature live stages, educational zones, live competitions, the latest barbering launches, as well as giving the industry a much-needed opportunity to catch up with old friends and make new connections. You can buy tickets here.

British Hairdressing Awards, sponsored by Schwarzkopf Professional
When: Monday 29 November
Key dates:
Entry deadline – Friday 18 June 2021
Shortlist announced – Wednesday 14 July 2021 
Each year, the British Hairdressing Awards, sponsored by Schwarzkopf Professional celebrates the very best creative talent in the industry. To be recognised for one of these prestigious awards hairdressers, colourists and teams put together a collection of hair photographs, before their work is blind judged to select the finalists in each category. Finalists are then required to submit a further images for the second round of judging.
Visit: Check in on our dedicated awards event page for more info.

American Crew All Star Challenge
All Star Challenge is being pushed back this year so rather than being launched in January as in previous years, it will be launching in March. This will mean the final event will take place in May so will (hopefully!) be able to be an in-person celebration.
More info will be added when we receive it!

The Hair and Beauty Charity
Although there’s no date for the ball as year, there are some provisional dates for the below Hair and Beauty Charity events …
More info will be added when we receive it!

We are still awaiting information on L’Oréal Colour Trophy, KAO Salon Division Global Experience and Goldwell Global Creative Awards and The Fellowship of British Hairdressing Fellowship Awards  and will update you when we receive it.

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