Australia’s hairdressing movers and shakers were gathered in salons around the country and glued to their screens Monday 19th April as Finalists were announced for the 2021 AHIA Creative categories live via Facebook and YouTube. Following a year of so much uncertainty for these hard-working creatives, it was time to celebrate some wins and look ahead to an exciting awards gala. Launched in 2012 by esteemed publishers Mocha Group, the AHIA’s are the trusted national award platform which provide a benchmark of excellence across specialist, group and individual categories. This year’s focus on a separate awards program for creatives marks the importance of our most imaginative and original local visionaries in inspiring us all.
2021 AHIA Creative is proud to align with some of the biggest names and brands in the industry with partners Revlon Professional, ghd, Excellent Edges and Amazing Hair. The comprehensive list of expert judges includes Akin Konizi, Errol Douglas, Vivienne MacKinder, Sean Dawson, Candy Shaw, Ruth Hunsley, Sergi Bancells- Estetica, Christina Butcher- Hair Romance and Erin Wilson- Woman’s Day.
Winners will be announced at the 2021 AHIA Creative Gala Night of Nights on Monday 14th June at Star Casino in Sydney. Excitement around this event is at an all-time high as it will allow the industry to keep the iconic tradition of celebrating together over the Queen’s Birthday long weekend alive.
SEE LINK BELOW FOR ALL OF THE FINALISTS AND COLLECTIONS