Sydney’s award-winning Royals Hair salon, with 3 salons on Sydney’s North Shore and Hills District, is officially the BEST SALON in NSW/ACT and Australia, winning the two major awards at the Australian Hair Industry Awards (AHIAs) at a gala dinner night attended by the industry’s elite, on Sunday 29th April in Brisbane. No strangers to awards’ success, Royals has been rewarded and recognised as a salon that excels in the business of professional hairdressing, proving that a keen business sense and exceptional business acumen is essential to running a successful salon!
The award for State Salon Business of the Year (NSW/ACT) recognizes the salon that shows highest customer excellence in facilities, environment, customer care, services, menu and training. The Australian Salon Business of the Year award was announced on the night and was awarded to one of the winners of the State Salon Business of the Year. The winner is determined based on the highest judging points and a secondary round of judging if required.
A strong panel of Industry and business experts from all over Australia spent three full days at one of the AHIA state judging events held in Sydney and Brisbane scrutinizing over 180 entries in the second AHIAs. Also a winner on the night was Royals Hair Cherrybrook co-owner Travis Bandiera who took out the award for HairBiz HOT SHOTS Fashionista. HairBiz HOT SHOTS is an Australian hairdressing competition boasting four cutting-edge categories, each reflecting the talent, drive and originality of hairdressing’s hottest, aged 30 and under.
Specially designed to highlight fearless individuality, unparalleled passion and boundary- breaking creativity, traits that Australian hairdressing is recognising more and more within its youth movement, and qualities that are pushing hairdressing above and beyond. The HOT SHOTS awards represent the industry’s brightest young stars. On Monday 30th April, Travis and the salon received additional finalist nominations in the prestigious Hair Expo Australia awards – the Oscars of the hair industry.
The salon and its team of talented hair magicians has been nominated as finalists in the following categories:
- Colour Technician of the Year – Travis Bandiera
- New Creative Force of the Year – Travis Bandiera
- Salon Business of the Year
Winners will be announced at the Gala Night in Melbourne on Monday 11th June 2018.