Menu

 

 

2015 Kitomba NZARH Business 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. With more than $15,000 in prizes to be won, what are you waiting for?

Enter the 2015 awards

For information about each award category, and the process of entering, download the entry form.

Registrations and entries will be opening early 2016. Keep an eye out here!

Industry Awards gala dinner

 

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 2014. 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.

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.

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

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

Get a copy of our brochure