British Hairdressing Business Awards – The Winners!
For 19 years, HJ’s British Hairdressing Business Awards have celebrated the strategic thinking, business innovations and outstanding customer care that make the very best salons stand out from the crowd.
As it moved into a gorgeous new home at the Westminster Bridge Park Plaza, just moments away from many of London’s most iconic landmarks, it was clear that the industry that is famed around the world for its creativity is also approaching the business of hairdressing with passion, vigour and incredible insight into the needs of the modern client.
“These awards sum up what this industry is all about,” said Mark Maloney, managing director of Hairdressers Journal. “Tonight we honour the people who deliver for their customers day in and day out by being better managers, employees, marketers and striving to give the best possible experience.”
The presentations began with a special introduction to the Hall of Fame for Lorenzo Colangelo, owner of The Gallery – the first salon to win Salon Of The Year 1 for three successive years – before the 2017 winners were revealed with Steve Rowbottom and Marc Westerman of Westrow scooping the night’s biggest honour: Business Director of the Year.
And the winners are…..
Customer Care Award, sponsored by KeraStraight
Franchisee of the Year, sponsored by HJi
Claire Louise Denyer – Saks Hair & Beauty Kings Hill
Independent Salon – Business Newcomer, sponsored by Sweet Squared
Linton & Mac
Retail Salon of the Year, sponsored by TIGI
The Company of Master Barbers
Front of House Team of the Year, sponsored by Schwarzkopf
Junior of the Year, sponsored by Salon Services
Rheanne Bryant, Hare & Bone, London
Salon Team of the Year, sponsored by Fudge Professional
Not Another Salon
Training Award, sponsored by Wella Professionals
KH Hair Training Academy, Long Eaton
Salon Stylist of the Year, sponsored by HJ
Amy Sultan, Francesco Group, Ringwood
Marketing Award, sponsored by Secret Hair
Not Another Salon
Salon Design Award, sponsored by Salon International
Spectrum One Salon Group, Haslingden
Manager of the Year, sponsored by Goldwell
Lisa Welsher, Sarai Hair & Beauty, Crowthorne
Salon of the Year – 2, sponsored by L’Oréal Professionnel
Bloggs Salon, Gloucester Road, Bristol
Innovation of the Year, sponsored by HJi Jobs
Prism Pot – Prism Pot Ltd, Aldershot
Salon of the Year – 1, sponsored by Salon Success
Richard Wallace Hairdressing, Solihull
Male Grooming Salon of the Year, sponsored by Andis
Jacks of London, Wimbledon
Business Director of the Year, sponsored by HJ
Steven Rowbottom and Marc Westerman, Westrow