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2016 Kitomba NZARH Business Awards

Attend the 2016 Awards

Join us at the 2016 Industry Awards

The Industry Awards is an annual celebration of excellence in business and training. A joint collaboration between HITO, Kitomba and NZARH, the Industry Awards celebrate both the Kitomba NZARH Business Awards and HITO Training Awards.

The Kitomba NZARH Business Awards is a fantastic opportunity to celebrate your success (and creativity) in business, to focus on your goals and to motivate your team.

 

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2016 Finalists

Grand Salon of the Year

  • Hair to Stare at
  • Zaibatsu Hair Art
  • True Grit
  • Morph Hair
  • Fred & Ginger's Hair & Beauty Salon

Boutique Salon of the Year

  • Ross and Co Hair Design
  • Hair Technique
  • Hairnow On Apollo

L'Oreal Employer of Choice

  • Rodney Wayne Albany
  • The Right Cut Hair and Beauty Retreat
  • Hair to Stare at
  • Zaibatsu Hair Art
  • Fred & Ginger's Hair & Beauty Salon
  • Hair Technique

Excellence in Marketing

  • Hair to Stare at
  • Zaibatsu Hair Art
  • True Grit
  • Morph Hair

Frog Coaching Fastest Growing Salon

  • Hair to Stare at
  • Fred & Ginger's Hair & Beauty Salon
  • Ross and Co Hair Design

Wella Sustainable Salon

  • Colors Hair Company
  • Biba
  • Mane Salon
  • Hair By Ebony

Business Stylist of the Year

  • Carla Thompson, Hair Art & Beauty
  • Nichola Miti, Reds hairdressing 
  • Nicole Christophers, VIE Hairdressing 
  • Kellie-Ann Lester, VIE Hairdressing 
  • Natalie McGovern, Rodney Wayne Bethlehem
  • Dave Rogers, Morph Hair

Best New Entrant

  • Rodney Wayne Albany
  • Hair to Stare at
  • Fred & Ginger's Hair & Beauty Salon
  • Ross and Co Hair Design
  • Hairnow On Apollo

Best Salon Design

  • Hair to Stare at
  • Zaibatsu Hair Art
  • Halycon
  • True Grit

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Past winners

2015 Winners

Kitomba NZARH New Zealand Salon of the Year: Protege Hair
Grand Salon of the Year: Rodney Wayne Bethlehem
Boutique Salon of the Year: Protege Hair
Excellence in Marketing: Protege Hair
Employer of Choice: Protege Hair
Fastest Growing Salon: Rodney Wayne Bethlehem
Sustainable Salon: The Powder Room
Best New Entrant: Colors Hair Company
Best Salon Design: Luca Hairstyling

2014 Winners

Kitomba NZARH New Zealand Salon of the Year: La Villa Hair & Beauty
L'Oreal Professionnel Grand Salon of the Year: Morph Hair
H & B Boutique Salon of the Year: La Villa Hair & Beauty
Kitomba Excellence in Marketing: Morph Hair
2 Degrees Employer of Choice: Hair Scene Hair & Beauty
Wella Fastest Growing Salon: Common Thread
Wella Sustainable Salon: Morph Hair
JustBookMe Best New Entrant: Protege Hairdressing

 

What past entrants say

Judging Criteria

For numeric categories such as Boutique Salon of the Year, judges attach a weighting to each performance metric. These weightings are applied to all entrants of that category to produce the category winner.

 

For non-numeric questions and categories, such as Excellence in Marketing, judges score entries as follows:

Answers are concise and compelling: 30%

Entry includes results with evidence: 30%

Entry demonstrates unique ideas: 15%

Judges overall impression: 15%

Presentation: 10%

 

Category Summary

 

Kitomba NZARH New Zealand Salon of the Year

This award goes to the all-round best salon of 2016. To be considered for this award, entrants must enter Grand or Boutique plus Excellence in Marketing and Employer of Choice.

Grand Salon of the Year

This award is for salons with annual turnover exceeding $600,000. In this award judges are looking for a results driven business with all-round strong KPI’s.

Boutique Salon of the Year

This award is for salons with an annual turnover up to $600,000. In this award judges are looking for a results driven business with all-round strong KPI’s.

L'Oreal Employer of Choice

Judges are looking for a clear workplace culture where staff feel nurtured, training is a priority and everyone wants to work for them.

Excellence in Marketing

Judges are looking for a business with a unique brand that demonstrates planning, innovation, creativity & results.

Frog Coaching Fastest Growing Salon

Judges are looking for a business that is in serious growth mode. Growth in revenue, client numbers, client spend and ultimately profitability.

Wella Sustainable Salon

Judges are looking for a business with sustainable practices that are an integrated part of their everyday business.

Business Stylist of the Year

Judges are looking for the business stylist that is consistent across all KPIs to deliver great service to their clients.

Best New Entrant

Judges are only looking at first-time Business Awards entrants, and from these, the all-round strongest entry of all first-time participants.

Best Salon Design

Your salon perfectly balances function and form. From interior design to salon location and floor plan, it’s all about providing the right look and feel for your target market

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