OPEN FOR ENTRY NOW!

The Australian Hair Industry Awards (AHIA) are the only National Business Awards in the Hair Industry and with specialist, individual and state categories, they are seen as the benchmark of excellence.

HOT SHOTS is a Competition aimed at the Rising Stars of Our Industry under the age of 30 with a prize package worth $1000's

THE 2018 AHIA'S AND 2018 HOT SHOTS ARE NOW OPEN FOR ENTRY!

Our Deadline this year is 2nd February 2018, giving entrants more time to spend on their entry in January instead of rushing pre Xmas



Entry deadline: 2nd February 2018 at 5.00pm

Finalists announced: 12th March 2018

Winners Announced - AHIA Gala dinner: 29th April 2018


2018 AHIA CATEGORIES

SPECIALIST CATEGORIES

Business Service of the Year

In Salon Training

Customer Care Award

Salon Design Award

Marketing Award

Salon Team of the Year

Barber Business of the Year

Salon Business Newcomer of the Year

Franchised Salon Business of the Year

NOMINATED CATEGORIES

Hall of Fame

Vidal Sassoon Humanitarian Award

Special Recognition Award

VOTED CATEGORY

State and National Wholesaler of the Year

INDIVIDUAL CATEGORIES

Business Director/Owner of the Year

Salon Manager/Co-Ordinator of the Year

Salon Stylist of the Year

Junior/Apprentice of the Year

STATE CATEGORIES

State Salon Business of the Year NSW/ACT

State Salon Business of the Year VIC/TAS

State Salon Business of the Year QLD

State Salon Business of the Year SA

State Salon Business of the Year WA/NT

HOT SHOTS

The Fashionista

The Visionary

The Rising Star Male

The Rising Star Female


CLICK HERE for a full list of criteria for each category

This list also appears on the Entry Site on a tab on the left hand side.


IMPORTANT INFORMATION

* A full list of judges will be published in HAIRBIZ magazine and on the AHIA and HAIRBIZ 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 AHIA and $150 for HOT SHOTS 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.

HOW TO START

1. Click the ENTER HERE link below
2. Register an account or login if you are an existing visitor i.e previous AHIA entrant.
3. Choose your category/categories and start your entry/entries
4. Save as you go and re-visit as often as you like to complete your entry/entries
5. Submit your entry to be in the running.
6. All entries must be finalised, submitted and fee paid by February 2nd, 2018, 6pm EST

Best of Luck!



If you have any questions on the entry process, please contact the organisers by email to mail@mochapublishing.com.au or call 07 5580 5155


THANK YOU TO OUR AHIA SPONSORS


THANK YOU TO OUR HOT SHOTS SPONSORS