Training Finalists – The Industry Awards 2020

Congratulations to all the Training award finalists for this year’s Industry Awards! We were thrilled to see such a huge number of entries – even a global pandemic couldn’t interfere with your passion and drive.

With the introduction of three new Training awards, it was great to see an increase in entries from barbers, beauty therapists and industry assessors. We are so humbled by the talent in our industries – each year exceeds the last!

See the full list of finalists in the Training categories below:

Hairdressing Apprentice of the Year

  • Jason Parker – Buoy Salon & Spa (Wellington)
  • Sonita Azizi – Anthony Bayer Hair Salon (Auckland)
  • Mercy Barret – Headquarters (Dunedin)

Barbering Apprentice of the Year

  • Myo Kyaw – Victoria Ave Barbershop (Palmerston North)
  • Bradley Proctor – Maloney’s Barbershop (Auckland)

Beauty Therapy Apprentice of the Year

  • Melissa Katrisse Wilton – She Believed Beauty (North Canterbury)
  • Samantha Maloney – Chrysalis Beauty (Auckland)

Jasmine McBeth Memorial Scholarship

  • Destiny Henry – C U Hair (New Plymouth)
  • Sonita Azizi – Anthony Bayer Hair Salon (Auckland)

Industry Trainer of the Year

  • Diana Beaufort – Reds Hairdressing (Wellington)
  • Chrissy De Mey – Vivo Hair & Beauty (Tauranga)

Industry Assessor of the Year

  • Phillipa Grundy – Zibido (Hamilton)
  • Sonia Baker Johnston – MIT Cranium Hair (Auckland)

Workplace of the Year

  • Aurum Hairstylists and Barbers (Dunedin)
  • Crèmebrulee Hair and Beauty (Taupo)

The Industry Awards winners will be announced at our awards ceremony on 8 November at the Cordis Hotel in Auckland. Buy your tickets here.

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