The Australian Beauty Industry Awards (ABIA) are the only National Business Awards in the Beauty Industry and with specialist, individual and state categories, they are seen as the true benchmark of excellence. 2017 saw an exciting development to the ABIA's in that all entries were completed and submitted online making both the entry and judging process much simpler, easy to follow and more user friendly.

2017 FINALISTS ANNOUNCED!

A strong panel of Industry experts from all over Australia were this year able to take their time judging entries over a three week period with the introduction of online submissions and judging for this years ABIA’s. More than 250 entries were uploaded to the exclusively created award entry and judging site for the sixth annual Australian Beauty Industry Awards. The Australian Beauty Industry Awards represent the highest accolade within the industry and honour the best of the best in both creative and business categories.

Winners of the 2017 Australian Beauty Industry Awards will be announced at the gala extravaganza on Sunday 27th August, held at the newly opened Hyatt Regency, overlooking Darling Harbour in Sydney following Beauty Expo Australia. Tickets for the ABIA’s include an evening of entertainment, food, drink, dancing and celebration as well as the official Rooftop after Party at Zephyr in the same venue.

This years awards will see an exciting development with the Best Salon and Spas now being recognised as winners of their states in two size levels; 4 treatment rooms or less and 5 treatment rooms or more. The two overall Australian Winners will also be announced on the night chosen from the State winners and based on judging points.

The announcement of the very popular ABIA Laud Magazine Make Up Artist of the Year and ABIA Refectocil Hall of Fame will be revealed as well as a very Special Recognition Award. This year also sees the introduction of the Best Cosmetic Tattooist of the Year.

Seen as the Oscars of the Beauty Industry, the ABIA’s will, as always, have a few exciting surprises as we celebrate and enjoy this exciting night of nights.

GALA AWARDS DINNER TO BE HELD ON SUNDAY 27th AUGUST

AT THE HYATT REGENCY, DARLING HARBOUR. 7PM TIL 11.30pm

Followed by the Official Rooftop After Party at Zephyr

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2017 Australian Beauty Industry Awards FINALISTS

BEAUTY THERAPIST OF THE YEAR

Sponsored by Clinical Skincare

Amanda Di Cesare, Le Chic Skin & Beauty

Amanda Green, Skin 'n Tonic, Beauty Salon

Amanda Marsilio, His and Hers Skin and Beauty Solutions

Daniela, Boerma, Bliss Day Spa

Erica Wright, Beautiloco

Jade Mason, Skinsational Advanced Skin Clinic

Pru Ashe, Macquarie Medi Spa

Renata Bojtos, Face of Man

Sharni Taylor, Alkaline Health Spa and Clinic

Vaia Pappas, Vaia Beauty


SALON MANAGER/CO-ORDINATOR OF THE YEAR

Sponsored by Spectrum Science Beauty

Kahlia Wood, Total Bliss Beauty Therapy & Makeup Artistry

Kylie Rogers, Skin Fitness


BUSINESS DIRECTOR/OWNER OF THE YEAR

Sponsored by Mayerling

Carmen Anuriw, The Skin Fairy

Hannah Martin, Eco Spa

Jodi Leahy, Miss Kit

Jocelyn Derecourt, Cove Spa

Karla McDiarmid, Macquarie Medi Spa

Leanne Condina, Cocoon Spa

Linda Fenech, Skin Fitness

Maria Giannoulis, Maria's Beauty Bar

Rebecca Miller, La Belle Medispa

Reegyn McElligott, Natural Beauty and Medi Clinic

Sandra Dickson, Missie CoCo Face & Body Therapy


COSMETIC TATTOIST OF THE YEAR

Sponsored by MBC Cosmetic Tattoo

Georgina Schembri

Jessika Brigginshaw

Katy Sullivan

Lou Shannon


SALON DESIGN

Sponsored by Comfortel

Cocoon Spa

Amanie Beauty

LashXtend


BEST MARKETING

Sponsored by Biodroga

About Face Hair + Make-up + Skin Spa

Keturah Day Spa

LashXtend

Simply Elegant


BEST SALON TRAINING

Sponsored by the Brisbane School of Beauty

Keturah Day Spa

Macquarie Medi Spa

Richmond Skin Fitness

Total Bliss Beauty Therapy & Makeup Artistry


EDUCATOR OF THE YEAR INDIVIDUAL

Sponsored by Beauty Biz Magazine

Georgina Schembri

Janice Trainer

Julia Mann

Otto Mitter


EDUCATOR OF THE YEAR ORGANISATION

Sponsored by Masters Dermal Academy

Australasian Academy of Cosmetic Dermal Science

Cameron Jane Make-Up Design

The Global Beauty Group

The Institute Of Makeup

The Ipswich State High School Training Salon


CUSTOMER CARE

Sponsored by Silk Oil of Morocco

Bliss Beauty and Body

Chanoyu Urban Retreat

Cove Spa

Keturah Day Spa

La Bella Medispa

Le Chic Skin & Beauty

Missie CoCo Face and Body Therapy

Natural Beauty & Medi Clinic

Richmond Skin Fitness

Simply Elegant


SALON TEAM OF THE YEAR

Sponsored by inskincosmedics

Bliss Day Spa

In Therapy Skin & Body

Macquarie Medi Spa Bathurst

Miss Kit

Natural Beauty & Medi Clinic

Richmond Skin Fitness

Skin & Wax Solutions

The Blushettes

TANNING SALON/SERVICE OF THE YEAR

Sponsored by Naked Tan

Beach St Tanning

Faux Tanning Studio

Goddess Tanning By Gordana

Nabu Bronzing Bar


MAKE UP ARTIST OF THE YEAR

Sponsored by Laud Magazine

Alana Mevissen

Bernice Mansfield

Christina Rodio Makeup Artist

Isabelle De Vries

Kristin Martin

Lizzie Sharp

Nicole Bratis

Sheri Vegas

Valentina Pintus

Vikki Aldridge


STATE BEAUTY SALON/SPA OF THE YEAR – 4 TREATMENT ROOMS OR LESS

NSW/ACT

Sponsored by Dermapenworld

Cronulla Skin Sanctuary

Melissa Young Beauty

Soulful Beauty

The Temple Skincare

VIC/TAS/SA

Sponsored by Danne Montague King

James Vivian Dermal Therapies

Le Chic Skin & Beauty

Lush Skin & Body

Vanity Makeup Bar & Body Lounge

QLD

Sponsored by Belmacil

Hope Island Beauty & Medispa

Natural Beauty & Medi Clinic

Rewind Skin Clinic

Ultra Essence

WA/NT

Sponsored by Jax Wax

Cosmedica Skin Specialists

Oasis Health & Beauty

Skin Tone Mundaring

(AUSTRALIAN BEAUTY SALON/SPA OF THE YEAR – 4 TREATMENT ROOMS OR LESS TO BE ANNOUNCED AT THE GALA NIGHT, DETERMINED FROM ONE OF THE 4 STATE WINNERS)


STATE BEAUTY SALON/SPA OF THE YEAR – 5 TREATMENT ROOMS OR MORE

NSW/ACT

Sponsored by Dermapenworld

Advanced Skin Spa

Espavita

LAB spa clinic

Richmond Skin Fitness

VIC/TAS/SA

Sponsored by Danne Montague King

Blush Professional Beauty Touch

Cocoon Spa

Lekeyah Skin Rejuvenation Centre

Vitality Laser & Skin Clinic

QLD

Sponsored by Belmacil

Airlie Day Spa Whitsundays

Ella Bache Mackay

In Therapy Skin & Body

Simply Elegant

WA/NT

Sponsored by Jax Wax

Advanced Body Image & Spa Lotus Day Spa

Bodhi J Wellness Spa Retreat

Eco Spa

Keturah Day Spa

(AUSTRALIAN BEAUTY SALON/SPA OF THE YEAR – 5 TREATMENT ROOMS OR MORE TO BE ANNOUNCED AT THE GALA NIGHT, DETERMINED FROM ONE OF THE 4 STATE WINNERS)


WINNERS

State Wholesaler of the Year

Sponsored by Beauty Biz Magazine

NSW/ACT - DBC Hair and Beauty Supplies

QLD - Profile Salon Supplies

VIC/TAS - YN Salon Supplies

SA - South Australia Beauty Supplies

WA/NT - Prestige Salon Supplies

OVERALL AUSTRALIAN WHOLESALER OF THE YEAR

TO BE ANNOUNCED ON THE GALA NIGHT


SPECIAL RECOGNITION AWARD

Sponsored by Mocha Publishing

To Be Announced on the Gala Night


HALL OF FAME

Sponsored by Refectocil

To Be Announced on the Gala Night

TICKETS ON SALE NOW!

27th AUGUST, HYATT REGENCY, SYDNEY 7PM - 11.30PM

Single Tickets $250. Table of Ten $2200

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