Nail Salon of the Year

Who can enter?

Any salon in the UK that opened before the end of 2017 and advertises itself as doing mainly or exclusively nails or hand and foot services.

What you will be asked on the entry form: 

About the business

1. Which brands do you stock/use? (50 words max)

2. Please explain your salon’s philosophy and point of difference from the competition (200 words max)

3. Please explain how the salon excels at customer service (Please give examples) (200 words max)

4. Please outline your key marketing and operational initiatives for the last 12 months and give evidence / examples of how these have helped your business (400 words max)

5. What is your retail strategy and how do you measure its success? (400 words max)

6. Have you or your team done anything to champion or develop the nails industry (e.g. work as an educator, speaker, judge, mentor, product or treatment developer, or work in your local community)? If so please provide details and dates (200 words max)

7. Please outline your therapists' qualifications and your ongoing training & development policy including dates of most recent CPD (400 words max)

Please upload the following:


Pictures of your Salon (maximum 4) - Please upload photographs of your SALON, showing both interior and exterior. You should provide at least one picture of the reception, one picture of a treatment room, and one from the outside. You MUST upload images of your salon to enter this award – images of candles, towels, or products do not count and will be deleted from your entry.

Picture of your team (maximum 1) -
It is ESSENTIAL that you upload a picture of your team, ideally in uniform if you wear one. This picture will be used if you are shortlisted as a finalist so make sure it's a good one!

TREATMENT MENU (maximum 1)

You MUST upload a current treatment menu or list of services provided to enter this award.

MARKETING MATERIAL (maximum of 2 uploads)

If you have a brochure or any other piece of marketing material, upload this here


If you have any other documents/material that you feel will support your entry please upload them here 


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