Enter the new NHF Hair & Beauty Business Awards

Have you entered the new NHF Business Awards yet? Showcase your hair & beauty salon or barbershop – what better way to motivate, reward and inspire your team and attract new clients!

The Awards are simple to enter and open to everyone (you don’t have to be an NHF Member). Closing date 28th July 2017.

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We’re celebrating our 75th Anniversary by launching our very own national Business Awards honouring the best hair & beauty businesses in the industry. The winners will be revealed at our fabulous awards’ evening with Gary Hooker and Michael Young at The VOX Conference Centre, Resorts World, Birmingham on 19th November 2017.

There’s still time to enter your salon or barbershop as entries close 28th July. Awards are free to enter and open to NHF members and non-members.

What are you waiting for? You can enter here or email events@nhf.info.

 

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Business Awards Sponsors

 

NHF Business Awards Categories:

  • Best independent hair or beauty salon

    Sponsored by Takara Belmont 

    This category is open to any hair or beauty salon, with no more than 3 locations, which has been running for at least two full financial years. The judges are looking for outstanding growth and dynamic achievements so the winner must be able to demonstrate year on year growth in turnover and any other indicators of business success you choose.
    This award is one of the highest accolades a business can achieve, so tell us why your business is an outstanding all-round success!

    Finalists will receive a free mystery shop and a copy of the report.

  • Best independent barbershop of male grooming business

    Sponsored by Unite 

    This category is open to any barbershop or male grooming business, with no more than 3 locations, which has been running for at least two full financial years. The judges are looking for outstanding growth and dynamic achievements so the winner must be able to demonstrate year on year growth in turnover and any other indicators of business success you choose.
    This award is one of the highest accolades a business can achieve, so tell us why your business is an outstanding all-round success!

    Finalists will receive a free mystery shop and a copy of the report.
  • Best group of businesses

    Sponsored by Coversure Insurance Services 

    This category is open to any group of 4 or more hairdressing, barbering, beauty or male grooming businesses, including franchises or licensed businesses. The judges are looking for outstanding growth and dynamic achievements so the winner must be able to demonstrate clear growth in turnover and profitability year on year.
    This award is one of the highest accolades a business group can achieve, so tell us why your business is an outstanding all-round success!

    Finalists will receive a free mystery shop and a copy of the report.

  • Best new business

    Sponsored by Radiant Hair Consultancy 

    This category is open to any hairdressing, barbering, beauty or male grooming business which has been trading for less than 2 years. It is not open to franchisees or licensees. Tell us what you set out to achieve when you started your business, why you consider it to be a success and what makes it stand out from others. The judges will be looking for future potential of your business, rather than the results achieved so far.
    This category is for ambitious, forward-thinking rising stars who are dedicated to future success!

    Finalists will receive a free mystery shop and a copy of the report.

  • Best client experience

    Sponsored by MINDBODY

    This category is open to hairdressing, barbering, beauty or male grooming business or group of businesses.
    Get the people who matter the most involved – your clients!

    Finalists will receive a free mystery shop and a copy of the report.

  • Best community support

    In the support of The Hairdressers' Charity

    This category is open to any hairdressing, barbering, beauty or male grooming business or group of businesses.
    Tell us how you’ve supported your community and made a real difference to the lives of others through activities in the local community or supporting a charity.

  • Best apprentice

    Sponsored by VTCT

    This category is open to employers to nominate employees who are apprentices on a hairdressing, barbering or beauty apprenticeship programme or who have completed their programme within the last 6 months. We’re looking for the future rising stars so tell us why your apprentice is being nominated for this award and what they’ve done which is truly special. 
    You may enter more than one apprentice for this category, but you need to complete a separate entry form for each one.
  • Best front of house

    Sponsored by Global Payments

    This category is open to any hairdressing, barbering, beauty or male grooming business with one or more receptionists or a ‘meet and greet’ person or a front of house team.
    So often the unsung heroes, tell us how your front of house team members have gone the extra mile and made a real difference to your business.

    Finalists will receive a free mystery shop and a copy of the report.

  • Best environmentally friendly business

    Sponsored by Ellis Whittam 

    This award is open to any hairdressing, barbering, beauty or male grooming business or group of businesses which has focussed on being environmentally friendly and sustainable.
    Tell us how being ‘green’ has been good for your business as well as for the environment.

Where and when

The awards dinner will be held in the evening on Sunday 19 November 2017, 7.00pm - 11.30pm, at The VOX Conference Centre, Resorts World, Birmingham. The evening will begin with a champagne reception, followed by the presentation for the winners of the business awards and the NHF Photographic Stylist of the year.

Finalists will be announced Monday 4 September 2017. 

 

Entries close 28 July 2017.

For more information download the Business awards brochure and application form or email events@nhf.info

Book your tickets for the Awards Evening here ticket prices for members are £95 and for non-members £150.

Business Awards Sponsors

We’re celebrating our 75th Anniversary by launching our very own national Business Awards honouring the best hair & beauty businesses in the industry.  The winners will be revealed at our fabulous awards’ evening with Gary Hooker and Michael Young at The VOX Conference Centre, Resorts World, Birmingham on November 19th 2017.

 

There’s still time to enter your salon or barbershop as entries close  28th July. Awards are free to enter and open to NHF members and non-members.

 

What are you waiting for? You can enter here or email events@nhf.info.