Hair Expo Awards 2019

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Over 850 dedicated hair professionals recently gathered to witness the announcement of the winners of the Hair Expo Awards ceremony at the International Convention Centre (ICC) in Sydney’s Darling Harbour. 
For the 2019 edition, 115 finalists across 19 creative and business categories were selected by a judging panel of 11 international and 10 local judges. The business categories were judged by five additional panel members of business esteem. The judging panel represents some of the most acclaimed industry veterans from across the globe. Two additional awards were presented by Hair Expo – the Hall of Fame Award and the Editor’s Choice Award. Here are the 2019 Australian Hair Expo Award winners:

AUSTRALIAN HAIRDRESSER OF THE YEAR 
Dee Parker Attwood – Wieselmann Salon 

NEW ZEALAND HAIRDRESSER OF THE YEAR
Danny Pato – D&M Hair Design

MASTER CUTTER OF THE YEAR
Dmitri Papas - Papas and Pace

HALL OF FAME INDUCTEE 
Sharon Blain 

COLOUR TECHNICIAN OF THE YEAR 
Justin Pace - Papas and Pace 

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MEN’S HAIRDRESSER / BARBER OF THE YEAR 

Tom White – Rubi Hair

CREATIVE FORCE OF THE YEAR 
Elle Schoemaker - Stelios Papas Toowong

APPRENTICE / STUDENT OF THE YEAR 
Bridie Meehan - Joey Scandizzo Salon

SALON TEAM OF THE YEAR 
Papas and Pace

SESSION STYLIST OF THE YEAR 
Richard Kavanagh – DLM

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EDITOR’S CHOICE 

Sam James – SJ Establishment

BEST SALON DESIGN 
Kinky Curly Straight

EDUCATION BUSINESS OF THE YEAR 
Barbery the Craft of a Barber 

EDUCATOR OF THE 
Jules Tognini

INDUSTRY BUSINESS PERFORMANCE OF THE YEAR 
EcoHeads

SALON BUSINESS OF THE YEAR
Circles of Hair

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NSW-ACT HAIRDRESSER OF THE YEAR

Nathan Cherrington - Salon Zephyr 

SA-TAS HAIRDRESSER OF THE YEAR 
Sam James – SJ Establishment 

VIC HAIRDRESSER OF THE YEAR
Lyndal Salmon – BIBA 

WA-NT HAIRDRESSER OF THE YEAR 
Hayley Keep – Earth Wind Fire Hair

QLD HAIRDRESSER OF THE YEAR 
Elle Schoemaker – Stelios Papas Toowong

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