Award Categories

The Industry Awards consist of three award categories, designed to cover all aspects of our industries. Check out the three award categories below and see which awards we offer under each.


Training is crucial for the growth and success of any industry, and the hair, beauty and barbering industries are no exception.

The Training category celebrates those who have shown exceptional dedication, creativity, and innovation in their apprenticeship. All while showcasing the talent of the next generation, and recognising those who have made significant contributions to their education and development.


Running a successful hair, beauty or barbering business is no small feat. It requires a combination of technical skills, business acumen, and creativity.

The Business category celebrates businesses and stylists who have shown exceptional skill in running a successful business; from financial performance to outstanding marketing, sustainability and salon design.


From avant-garde to whimsical and everything in between, this category recognises hair as a form of artistic expression.

The Creative category celebrates the most innovative and imaginative editorial looks created by seasoned professionals and up-and-coming stylists. This category recognises those who have shown exceptional creativity and technical skill in creating unique and inspiring hair designs.

The Industry Awards