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The Kitomba NZARH Business Awards were created to build a culture of recognising and celebrating business excellence in the hair and barbering industry.

The Business Awards is all about recognising the best in the industry, celebrating your success in business, focusing on your goals and motivating your team.

Entries for the 2017 Business Awards are now open! To enter, fill in your details below, download the 2017 entry form and get started on your entry.

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Kitomba NZARH Business Awards Categories

Kitomba NZARH New Zealand Salon of the Year

This award goes to the all-round best salon of 2017. To be considered for this award, entrants must enter the Grand or Boutique Salon of the Year plus Excellence in Marketing and Employer of Choice categories.

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.

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 and results.

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.

Sustainable Salon of the Year

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

Past winners

2016 Winners

Kitomba NZARH New Zealand Salon of the Year: True Grit 
Grand Salon of the Year: True Grit
Boutique Salon of the Year: Hairnow on Apollo
Excellence in Marketing: True Grit
L'Oreal Employer of Choice: Zaibatsu Hair Art
Business Stylist of the Year: Dave Rogers, Morph Hair
Frog Coaching Fastest Growing Salon: Ross and Co Hair Design
Sustainable Salon: Mane Salon
Best New Entrant: Hair to Stare at
Best Salon Design: True Grit 

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
Business Stylist of the Year: Cathy Davys, Vivo
Fastest Growing Salon: Rodney Wayne Bethlehem
Sustainable Salon: The Powder Room
Best New Entrant: Colors Hair Company
Best Salon Design: Luca Hairstyling

 

 

What past entrants say

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