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.

2018 AWARDS OPEN FOR ENTRY 15th NOVEMBER 2017!

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 benchmark of excellence.

Entry deadline: 20th April 2018 at 5.00pm

Finalists announced: 11th June 2018

Winners Announced - AHIA Gala dinner: 9th September 2018


IMPORTANT INFORMATION

* A full list of judges will be published in BEAUTY BIZ magazine and on the ABIA and BEAUTY BIZ Facebook Pages.
* The independent panel of judges is made up of business coaches, trade and consumer media, key independent figures within the industry and non industry business experts.
* Judging decision is final and no correspondence will be entered into.
* You may edit your entry after submitting, up until the entry deadline.
* Please make sure all your personal details are entered accurately, including contact details, as this will be used in the awards presentation if selected as a finalist.
* You are eligible to enter more than one category, as long as the work submitted meets the criteria and an entry fee is paid.
* Entry fee of $175 for ABIA must be paid by PayPal or credit card online at time of completing submissions
* If your submissions have not been paid for at close of entry they may not be included for judging.
* Nominated awards do not incur a fee.
* Your entry will be saved as you go and you can download a pdf showing your entire entry at any time.


UPLOADS

1. For multiple images required upload one single multi-paged pdf file. Maximum file size is 5MB per piece.
2. For individual images upload JPEG or PDF files. Maximum file size is 5MB per piece.
3. For additional text information upload .doc .docx or pdf file
4. A maximum of ten pieces can be uploaded with your entry


JUDGING PROCESS

1. Judges will look at all entries in full and give an overall rating score taking into consideration criteria content and attachments.
2. Rating scores will be added by an independent auditor and from that the highest rated entrants will be named as finalists in each category.
3. The winner of each category is determined based on the highest score and in the event of a draw a secondary round of judging of finalists will be carried out.



2018 ABIA CATEGORIES

Click here for a full list of categories and criteria

This list also appears on the entry website on the left hand tab


AUSTRALIAN & STATE SALON AWARDS

State Salon/Spa Of the Year (4 Treatment Rooms or Less) NSW/ACT | VIC/TAS/SA | QLD | WA/NT

State Salon/Spa Of the Year (5 Treatment Rooms or More) NSW/ACT | VIC/TAS/SA | QLD | WA/NT


INDIVIDUAL CATEGORIES

Beauty Therapist of the Year

Business Director/Owner of the Year

Cosmetic Tattooist of the Year


EDUCATION CATEGORIES

Educator of the Year (Individual)

Educator of the Year (Organisation)


SPECIALIST CATEGORIES

Tanning Salon/Service of the Year

Best Customer Care Award

Best Marketing Award

Best Salon Training Award

Best Men’s Grooming Service/Salon

Salon Team of the Year

Best Salon Design

NOMINATED CATEGORY

Hall of Fame (Nominated)

VOTED CATEGORY

Wholesaler of the Year (Voted)

SPECIAL RECOGNITION AWARD

To Be Announced on the Gala Dinner Night.

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