While many people were concerned about the Oscars this weekend, Marketing Compass members Image Beauty Salon, Ipswich, were at the Professional Beauty Awards in London waiting to hear the biggest news of their professional lives; that they had won the national award of Best Salon in the UK.
A nationwide competition, run by Professional Beauty Magazine, Image salon was a finalist in the category Beauty Salon of the Year Four Rooms or more.
An extremely tough and rigorous competition, this is a very prestigious award, normally only won by large city salons or chains.
Image had to undergo a series of interviews, mystery visits, an official visit and interview and have all their procedures and policies examined and assessed. A panel of judges then gave an in individual vote.
The award was presented to Sue Carter, owner of Image Beauty salon by Claudia Winkleman, Sue said, “Words can’t describe how fantastic it feels to win this, for us as a team, and to do it for Ipswich. It has been an incredible six months, moving into our new salon, winning best independent business and now this, Best Salon in the Country, wow! I am just so proud of my Image team”
Winning a Professional Beauty Award provides unparalleled recognition that Image are at the top of their profession and it will provide them with a fantastic promotional tool, raising their profile across the country. This is one business that despite the recession is not just going from strength to strength, but flying.
For more information about Sue Carter’s award winning beauty salon, visit: www.imagesalon.co.uk
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