Jeanette Cork - Winner
Schwarzkopf Best New Entrant 2011
"The opportunity that the Kitomba NZARH Business Awards gave us was a chance to highlight how good this industry is. It showcases that all of us are more than 'just hairdressers'. We're business owners; responsible for staff, clients and an industry that is dynamic, exciting and innovative. For my business personally it's about acknowledging that the Capelli team is a real representation of the commitment, the dedication and pride that our industry cultivates with awards such as these."
Winner Kitomba NZARH New Zealand Salon of the Year 2012
"Winning these awards is the crème de la crème and all I can think is I am so grateful So You Hairdressing has been recognized for what I always dreamed it would be. My team are the ones at the helm of my business and they feel so proud to be part of this great team."
2012 winner Images Excellence in Marketing, L'Oreal Entrepreneur of the Year and Telecom Best New Entrant
"As a new salon, winning these awards will help us build our profile and gain credibility with our clients. It has absolutely boosted the morale of the team and makes everyone feel proud to be a part of the Mane vision."
Winner - Schwarzkopf Business Stylist of the Year
"This has been my career highlight to date - what an awesome experience and a great night."
Winner - Kitomba One Excellence in Marketing 2011
"Just entering keeps me accountable to my salon's business plan. We all need to analyse our businesses. The opportunities that come out of being a finalist or a winner are huge. Our clients love it and it's one of the most effective marketing tools around. It makes the team proud to be recognised for all their efforts. Thank you Kitomba and NZARH for providing this platform to be recognised by."
Winner - Entrepreneur of the Year 2010 and Fastet growing Salon 2011
"Winning these awards was sensational for team morale. Our clients love that we won too."
Winner - Telecom Employer of Choice and 2011 Kitomba NZARH New Zealand Salon of the Year
"Winning this fantastic award has been the pinnacle of my career so far and validates all the hard work. Thank you Kitomba and NZARH for making these awards possible and for helping to raise the bar on the professional standards of this wonderful industry. What a great opportunity to analyse all aspects of my business. To celebrate the achievements and give a clear focus moving forward. Our team and our clients all love being part of our success. We haven't stopped celebrating! Our success proves you don't have to be the biggest kid on the block to be a winner."
4x Kitomba NZARH Business Awards winner including 2010 Kitomba NZARH New Zealand Salon of the Year
"The real advantage of the awards is just entering. Even though the entry form is easy to complete, it does make you look in-depth at your business. I learned more about our bottom line and how we got there in the few hours of completing the entry form than I had all year."
The 2013 Kitomba NZARH Business Awards winners will be announced at the Auckland War Memorial Museum on 20 October 2013. This gala dinner takes place in conjunction with HITO for the HITO Awards at a joint annual event called the Industry Awards.
Kitomba NZARH Salon of the Year: So You Hair
Telecom Grand Salon of the Year: H&B Hair Art & Beauty
Shock Consult Classic Salon of the Year: So You Hair
Goldwell Boutique Salon of the Year: Do.Hairstyling
L'Oreal Entrepreneur of the Year: Janine Simons, Mane Salon
Images Excellence in Marketing: Mane Salon
Wella Fastest Growing Salon: Oscar&Co.
Kitomba Best New Entrant: Mane Salon
Schwarzkopf Business Stylist of the Year: Jess Waters, Biba Boutique Salon
Kitomba One Entrepreneur of the Year: Hue Balmoral
Kitomba One Excellence in Marketing: Salon One The Cove
Schwarzkopf Business Stylist of the Year: Salon One The Cove: Talina Griffith
Schwarzkopf Best New Entrant: Capelli Studio
Telecom Employer of Choice: Reds Hairdressing
Telecom Fastest Growing Salon: Biba Boutique Salon
Shock Consult Salon of the Year - Boutique: Do.Hairstyling
Shock Consult Salon of the Year - Classic: So You Hairdressing
NZARH Salon of the Year - Grand: H&B HairArt and Beauty
Salon of the Year: Reds Hairdressing