Regional recognition for hair and beauty professionals

The Salon Awards:Hair 2022

Empower your success.

The time has come as we call all passionate hair salon owners, stylists and barbers to look to the future and make a game-changing play for recognition. The power is in your hands NOW to take a positive step towards growing your business or creating a career defining moment as an individual, to hold these sought-after titles. Taking part in the Salon Awards empowers you to make a difference, and especially now, it’s imperative to leave no stone unturned in your quest to reach personal or business success.

Inspire: As a salon leader entering awards inspires and motivates your team, filling the salon with positive vibes which touches everyone, including your clients.

Flourish: For the specialists, whether it’s colour, extensions, barbering or a hair-up – the salon awards platform offers you the chance to flourish and be recognized for your skills in the industry, earn ambassadorships and give you the boost you deserve.

Recognition: For business, the marketing opportunity is priceless – increasing your local recognition your salon becomes an attractive place to be, not just for customers but for team members too.

Step out of the shadows...

How it works.

The Salon Awards:Hair is open to hair salons, and individuals in all areas of the UK & Northern Ireland. Your entry is judged against salons and peers entering from the same area.

All participants must complete the online entry form fully. Entries are judged by our industry panel, experts in business, marketing and interior design, and the winners revealed at the Salon Awards:Hair celebratory events.

Key Dates.

Entry Closes

Friday 24th June 2022 at midnight
your complete entry must be submitted by this date, no exceptions

Shortlist Announcement

Friday 5th August 2022

The Salon Awards Hair:Celebration

September – November 2022

The Celebrations.

This year the Salon Awards:Hair 2022 celebrations will take place across a series of live award presentations being held at hub locations around the country, in the North (Leeds), London & East (London), West Midlands (Birmingham), East Midlands (Nottingham), South (Hampshire), South East (Brighton) and South West (Bristol). We will be celebrating inspirational salons and individuals who make hairdressing and barbering a remarkable industry, with a sparkling welcome reception to start, that will make way for a 3-course dinner before we get into the award’s presentation to find out who the winners will be – finishing the night with some disco-dancing!

Further divisions of some areas into additional events may apply if viable or required due to numbers.

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It's your spotlight

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 hair and beauty salons and individuals. Whether you are just starting out, have a hidden talents, own a boutique salon, or part of 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 Credentials

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.

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