HOLLYWOOD, June 30 /CNW/ - In true "Hollywood" style, the 2008 Global
Salon Business Awards hosted by Leeza Gibbons were handed out to salon owners
from around the world celebrating excellence in the salon industry, including
Salon Entrepreneur of the Year Awards and Entrepreneurial Excellence Awards in
the categories of Salon Leadership, Client Philosophy and Marketing &
CHATTERS SALON - Canada was awarded the "Salon Entrepreneur of the Year-
Multi Unit," Award for excellence in their business, who rose above the
average expectations, delivered exceptional service to their clientele and an
impeccable product, while exhibiting integrity to both staff and clients, and
sustained a loyal following and a prosperous business.
CHATTERS SALON - Canada was judged on financial stability, leadership,
client philosophy and marketing and community involvement. Also considered
were leadership style, employee well-being and satisfaction, development,
innovative compensation and benefit programs, reward and recognition. Overall,
the judging evaluated the salon philosophy, mission and vision as it relates
to the customer as well as brand and image management, marketing and
promotional programs, customer service and community involvement.
The judging process was administered by UCLA. The panel was comprised of
an elite panel of industry experts, UCLA faculty, successful business
entrepreneurs and members of the international trade press.
This year, an unprecedented 3,000 salon owners were nominated and
submitted for the 2008 GSBA Awards from 23 countries worldwide.
The Global Salon Business Awards were produced by The B.E.S.T. Foundation
(Business Education for Salons Today), a non-profit organization supporting
the continued development of the global salon industry through advancement,
global recognition and growth. The Foundation was formed by beauty icon and
Redken Founder, Paula Kent Meehan.
For further information:
For further information: go to www.globalsalonbusinessawards.com.
Contact Doreen Belliveau at Chatters Canada Limited at (403) 356-2703, email: