|Talent rewarded by Francesco Group|
|FRANCESCO GROUP invited 550 staff members from its growing salon chain to celebrate another successful year.|
The evening event, held at Birmingham nightclub Oceana, followed a day of judging at the group’s academy in stafford, where entrants from all the group’s 32 salons presented looks on models in front of a panel. These finalists had been whittled dowun from hundreds of photographic entries. The finalists went on to represent their looks at Oceana, where the ultimate winners were revealed by group managing director Ben Dellicompagni and director of hairdressing Anya Dellicompagni. Awards were also presented to an array of talented team members in a range of categories including In Salon Trainer of the Year, presented to Angela Bowman, from the Sandback salon; Newcomer of the Year, presented to Kay Docherty, from the group’s Cheltenham branch; and Salon of the Year, which went to Cheltenham. The night also featured an inspirational catwalk presentation (pictured) by the group’s creative team, and a post-show party.