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regional recognition for hair professionals

The Salon Awards celebrate and acknowledge the success of the most creative, dynamic and innovative hair salons, hairdressers and barbers across the country through county awards events.

As a hair industry professional, you are part one of the most exciting business sectors, and this is your opportunity to be recognised professionally for the great work that you do in your home county. The Salon Awards are FREE to enter, so what have you got to lose – start planning your 2020 entry now

By entering you will

Recognition: salon businesses of any size, and individuals of any experience have the opportunity to gain an industry recognised award and coveted profile of an award winning salon.

Raising standards: the Salon Awards enable entrants to compete and benchmark against those directly competing for local business.

Professional: independently judged by an industry panel, we reward those who prove they are delivering top-level salon services

The Salon Awards attract those who strive to make a positive impact to their business or career, attended by hair industry professionals.

In 2020 we will be in  Essex, Yorkshire, Hampshire, Sussex, Surrey, West Midlands, and Hertfordshire, with plans for 3 more counties in the first half of 2020. Choose this moment for yourself and get involved with the Salon Awards. 

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How to Enter the Salon Awards

Entering is easy, but you do need to answer some questions for the judges…

We are not open for entry for 2020 yet, but when we are you will have the chance to review the entry forms before registering on the awards system to complete them.

There is some writing involved with the majority of categories, but don’t let that put you off taking part. We have lots of ideas on how to get passion across in your entries without being a wordsmith. If you know you are going to need help with this let us know and we can point you in the right direction.

If you are planning to enter, don’t leave it until the last minute – and keep your eyes on the prize!

If you want to receive more information for your county please complete an enquiry form or call us.

Do you want to celebrate with us this year?

Lots of salons and hairdressers attend the awards ceremony in their county as it is a great team night out, it’s a chance to get glammed up, and also see what goes on at industry awards. If you fancy joining us, choose your event below and hit the ‘find out more’ button.

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Top Reasons to Enter the Salon Awards

There are so many good reasons to enter the Salon Awards, whether it’s personal career focused or part of your business strategy,  they are designed for all salons, hairdressers and barbers. Whether you are just starting out, have a hidden talent for colour, own a small back street salon or an established group, they are a powerful way to attract attention, showcase of your talents and reach your goals.

Marketing & PR Opportunity

Use awards as part of your business strategy and improve your marketing and PR opportunity. With local and trade press coverage exceeding 1 million views in each region can you afford not to enter?

Local Recognition

As the only professional hair industry awards programme focused on your local county they are a great way to accelerate your business profile in the local area.


Create Conversation

Talking about your achievements is a great conversation starter and a powerful way to build salon and personal credibility quickly.

Team Morale

Entering awards brings your salon together, boosting team spirit and morale, creating loyalty and aiding recruitment.

Build Client Trust

Entering awards builds trust and confidence with your customers and creates loyalty. This will generate referrals and secure new business.

Industry Recognition

The Salon Awards are impartially judged by the industry making them the ultimate platform to showcase your talent or business acumen and gain industry credibility.


Just some of the amazing feedback from previous events

"proudest team in the world"

“This Award was never expected but for my team and me it means the world they are the best team I have ever worked with, this award isn’t just for the team and me its for our amazing clients that have stayed with us through thick and thin. I cannot thank the Essex Salon Awards and the judges enough for making us the proudest team in the world.”

Ian Marshall, Salon Owner
Spargo Hairdressing

"the atmosphere was buzzing"

“Wow what a night we had at the Hampshire salon awards, the atmosphere was buzzing and the evening couldn’t have been organised any better. The food was great, everyone was so friendly and supportive of each other and our only complaint was that it went way to quick! To top it off we won Best Salon Team which was totally unexpected but the highlight of our salons history so far and an experience we will never forget! Thanks Hampshire Salon Awards and see you next year x.”

Emma Green
Jakeman Green Salon

"truly inspirational evening"

“Thank you for a truly inspirational evening my whole team came away inspired!

The standard of the evening was amazing food, drink, structure of the evening couldn’t have wished for a better night!”

Rheanna Tolmie

The Awards Party

Each county has their own awards party to celebrate their achievements together as an industry. Attended by entrants, finalists, professional brands, industry supporters, the judges, and the odd special guest, everyone is treated to drinks, three-course dinner and party until close.

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