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 FINALISTS HAVE BEEN ANNOUNCED!

A strong panel of business and industry experts from all over Australia had a huge job this year with the largest number of entries ever submitted, in the 7 year history of the Australian Beauty Industry Awards. Representing the highest accolade within the industry and honouring the best of the best the ABIA’s have cemented themselves as the benchmark of excellence being the most coveted accolade in the industry today.

Winners of the 2018 Australian Beauty Industry Awards will be announced at the gala extravaganza on Sunday 9thSeptember, held at The Star, 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 After Party.

The Best Salon and Spas in the country are 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 Refectocil Hall of Fame will be revealed as well as winners in the specialist, individual, education and business categories.

Known 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.

Single or table of 10 tickets can be purchased for the gala awards dinner online at www.mochapublishing.com.au/shop

GALA AWARDS DINNER TO BE HELD ON SUNDAY 9THSEPTEMBER AT

THE EVENT CENTRE, THE STAR, SYDNEY FROM 7PM TIL LATE

For more information please contact mail@mochapublishing.com.au


THE 2018 ABIA FINALISTS

BEAUTY THERAPIST OF THE YEAR

Sponsored by Dermalogica

Amanda Di Cesare, Le Chic Skin and Beauty

Charlotte Thompson, Macquarie Medispa

Daniela Boerma, Bliss Day Spa

Erica Wright, Beautiloco Beauty | Spa | Skin & Body Clinic

Jodi Withers, Oi Cosmetic Studio

Katy Sullivan, Advanced Body Image

Laura Franzolini, Willow Day Spa

Mardi Goodes, Fuss Advanced Skin and Body

Michaela Buswell, Advanced Skin Spa

Mikaela Boundy, Beauty Bar International

Rachel Diaz, LoveBeauty

Stacie Dowden, Natural Beauty and Medi Clinic


BUSINESS DIRECTOR/OWNER OF THE YEAR

Sponsored by Beauty Biz

Gry Tomte, HUD Skin & Body

Jessika Brigginshaw, B Indulged Lash Brow & Skin Clinic

Karla McDiarmid, Macquarie Medispa

Katy Sullivan, Advanced Body Image

Leanne Condina, Cocoon Spa

Linda Fenech, Skin Fitness

Laura Smyth, Lush Skin & Body

Melanie Rumler, Advanced Skin Beauty

Rebecca Miller, La Bella Beauty

Reegyn McElligott, Natural Beauty and Medi Clinic

Rene Herald, Temple Skin Care

Sharon Templeton, Temple Day Spa


COSMETIC TATTOIST OF THE YEAR

Sponsored by MBC Cosmetic Tattoo

Ashleigh Jones

Bell Barca

Georgina Westley

Jessika Brigginshaw

Jun Ye

Katy Sullivan

Talina Johnson


SALON DESIGN

Sponsored by Comfortel

Cocoon Spa

HUD Skin & Body

Just Magic Skin Care Clinic

Man Oh Man

My Rejuvenate

Ooh La La Beauty Boutique

Simply Elegant

Temple Day Spa, SA


BEST MARKETING

Sponsored by Biodroga

Cocoon Spa

Keturah Day Spa

LashXtend

Natural Beauty & Medi Clinic

Simply Elegant

Temple Day Spa, SA

The Beauty Emporium


EDUCATOR OF THE YEAR INDIVIDUAL

Sponsored by Beauty Biz Magazine

Christine Comans

Ekta Tandon

Elle Wilson

Georgina Westley

Jana Elston

Otto Mitter

Trina Storey-Hollis


EDUCATOR OF THE YEAR ORGANISATION

Sponsored by Masters Dermal Academy

Australian Cosmetic Tattoo College

Box Hill Institute

Dermalogica Australia

East Coast TAFE

Elleebana

Tamarua Beauty Academy

Pure Academy South West TAFE

The Australian Dermal & Laser Institute


CUSTOMER CARE

Sponsored by DMK

Bliss Beauty & Body

Bodhi J Wellness Spa Retreat

Exhale

Keturah Day Spa

La Bella Medispa Parkes

Macquarie Medi Spa

Natural Beauty & Medi Clinic

Richmond Skin Fitness

Simply Elegant

Temple Day Spa, SA

The Temple Skincare & Spa, NSW

Vanity Makeup Bar & Body Lounge


SALON TEAM OF THE YEAR

Sponsored by inskincosmedics

Bliss Beauty & Body

Bodhi J Wellness Spa Retreat

Cocoon Spa

La Bella Medispa

Lekeyah Skin Rejuvenation Centre

Lush Skin & Body

Macquarie Medi Spa

Natural Beauty & Medi Clinic

Richmond Skin Fitness

Skin + Wax Clinic

Temple Day Spa, SA

The Temple Skincare & Spa, NSW

BEST SALON TRAINING

Sponsored by the Box Hill Institute

Cocoon Spa

Keturah Day Spa

Richmond Skin Fitness

Simply Elegant

The Beauty Emporium


TANNING SALON/SERVICE OF THE YEAR

Sponsored by Naked Tan

Beach St Beauty Bar

Beauty in The Bay

Faux Tanning Studio

In Therapy Skin & Body

Lucy Lane

Mills St Advanced Skin and Beauty Clinic

Nabu


STATE BEAUTY SALON/SPA OF THE YEAR

4 TREATMENT ROOMS OR LESS


NSW/ACT

Sponsored by Dermapenworld

Lime Beauty Co

Macquarie Medi Spa Orange

Melissa Young Beauty

Sienna Rae

Siva Beauty and Hair - Body and Soul

The Skin Clinic

The Temple Skincare & Spa


VIC/TAS/SA

Sponsored by Dermaviduals

Le Chic Skin & Beauty

Lush Skin & Body

Man Oh Man

Ooh La La Lash Boutique

Vanity Makeup Bar & Body Lounge


QLD

Sponsored by Belmacil

Beautiloco Beauty | Spa | Skin & Body Clinic

Beauty on Latrobe Paddington

Hope Island Beauty & Medispa

Just Magic Skin Care Clinic

Natural Beauty & Medi Clinic

Oi Cosmetic Studio

Ultra Essence


WA/NT

Sponsored by Sustainable Salons Australia

Cosmedic Spa

Cosmedica Skin Specialists

Exhale Skin Body Spa

Kali Ma Beauty Therapy

(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 Ultraceuticals

Advanced Skin Spa

Bliss Day Spa

Face of Man

La Bella Medispa Parkes

Macquarie Medi Spa Bathurst

Mibu Medispa

Richmond Skin Fitness


VIC/TAS/SA

Sponsored by Kitomba Salon and Spa Software

Cocoon Spa

HUD Skin & Body

Lekeyah Skin Rejuvenation Centre

Fuss Advanced Skin and Body

Mills St Advanced Skin and Beauty Clinic

Ooh La La Beauty Boutique

Temple Day Spa

Vitality Laser & Skin Clinic


QLD

Sponsored by Spectrum Science Beauty

In Therapy Skin & Body

Simply Elegant

Skin + Wax Clinic


WA/NT

Sponsored by Pevonia

Advanced Body Image and 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 Australian International Industries

NSW/ACT - DBC Hair and Beauty Supplies

QLD - Profile Salon Supplies

VIC/TAS – The Global Beauty Group

SA - South Australia Beauty Supplies

WA/NT - International Salon Supplies


OVERALL AUSTRALIAN WHOLESALER OF THE YEAR

TO BE ANNOUNCED ON THE GALA NIGHT


Hall of Fame

Sponsored by Refectocil

To Be Announced on the Gala Night


Single or table of 10 tickets can be purchased for the gala awards dinner online at www.mochapublishing.com.au/shop


GALA AWARDS DINNER TO BE HELD ON SUNDAY 9th SEPTEMBER AT THE EVENT CENTRE, THE STAR, SYDNEY FROM 7PM TIL LATE

For more information please contact mail@mochapublishing.com.au

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