Local businesses woman reaches finals of prestigious national awards
Simone Thomas of Simone Thomas Salons - which has locations in Westbourne and Wokingham - is celebrating after being named a finalist in the Business Thinker category of national hairdressing competition – the Most Wanted Awards.
Hair loss expert Simone has helped hundreds of clients experiencing the devastating effects of hair loss and has grown her brand into a busy two-salon business, with a weekly residency at a Harley Street clinic. Her awards portfolio outlined her achievements and the innovations that have helped make the business such a success.
Simone beat off stiff nationwide competition to secure a place at the Most Wanted Grand Final on Monday 4 September 2017, taking place at the historic London Guildhall and hosted by comedian Katherine Ryan.
Judged by influential names in hair, fashion, business and the media, the Most Wanted Awards celebrate the outstanding individuals, teams and salons that make British hairdressing the best in the world.
When the winners are announced on Monday 4 September, they will each be given the hairdressing industry’s greatest seal of approval – a Most Wanted Trophy. They will also enjoy an exclusive prize courtesy of their category sponsor and receive editorial coverage in Creative HEAD and its associated titles and websites, resulting in global exposure.
“It’s such an honour to be shortlisted,” said Simone. “It’s been an incredibly busy few years for the brand, so to be recognised for my business acumen is very special. These awards are so hotly contested and I’m thrilled to be competing alongside such esteemed industry names.”
“I’ve been so impressed with this year’s entries,” commented Catherine Handcock, Publisher of Creative HEAD. “We have an exceptionally strong line-up of finalists who, together, demonstrate a wealth of skills, innovation and forward-thinking that is very exciting to see. All our finalists are brilliant at what they do
– now let's look forward to the Grand Final to discover the overall winners."