Press releases

Hair Expo 2020

Wednesday 11 December 2019

Elevate your career through the 2020 Hair Expo Awards

The Australian Hairdresser of the Year category is the most revered and illustrious category of the Hair Expo Awards, representing the utmost talent and dedication to Australian hairdressing. 2019 Hair Expo Australian Hairdresser of the Year, Dee Parker Attwood of Wieselmann Salon in Melbourne, notes that winning a Hair Expo Award can propel your career and open to door to incredible opportunities...

Hair Expo 2019

Monday 10 June 2019

Foremost talent crowned as winners of illustrious Hair Expo Awards are announced at lavish ceremony in Darling Harbour

Victorian hairdresser Dee Parker Attwood has been named the 2019 Australian Hairdresser of the Year at the Hair Expo Awards in Sydney’s Darling Harbour tonight. This is an incredible achievement for the hairdresser from Wieselmann Salon in South Yarra...

Monday 10 June 2019

Hair Expo Australia ends on a high after three days of innovation, inspiration and discovery in Sydney

The industry's most prestigious event closed with the pinnacle celebration - the Hair Expo Awards - where Dee Parker Attwood was named the 2019 Hair Expo Australian Hairdresser of the Year...

Sunday 9 June 2019

Hair trends, product innovations and education set the scene for day two of Hair Expo Australia

Education is at the forefront of the Hair Expo experience, with in-depth education sessions covering business, men’s and women’s precision cutting, styling, and hands-on workshops being significant highlights....

Saturday 8 June 2019

Day one of Hair Expo Australia unites the hairdressing industry and provides world-class education for eager professionals

Day one of the most prestigious event on the Australian professional hairdressing industry's calendar has taken place, delivering an incredible experience of networking, shopping and education for visitors...

Monday 3 June 2019

Hair Expo Australia releases free stage education program as industry prepares for a show-stopping 2019 edition

The biggest event on the calendar of the Australian professional hairdressing industry is almost here! More details have come to light on what visitors can expect this June long weekend in Sydney, with top-tier education and innovations from leading brands paving the way for an incredible 2019 edition of Hair Expo Australia.

Thursday 30 May 2019

Hair Expo confirms hosts for highly anticipated GenNext 2019 event

Following a highly entertaining debut in 2018, Hair Expo has confirmed that Australian-based American entertainment reporter, Richard Reid, and current Hair Expo Awards Educator of the Year, Jules Tognini, will return this year to host the 2019 GenNext show, taking place in Sydney on the evening of Sunday 9 June.

Monday 29 April 2019

The golden ticket: 2019 Hair Expo Awards finalists announced, representing top hairdressers in Australia and New Zealand

115 lucky hairdressers from around Australia and New Zealand were delivered a special surprise from Wednesday 24 April as Hair Expo Australia delivered the finalists of its prestigious Hair Expo Awards their ‘golden ticket’.

Monday 15 April 2019

Hair Expo releases 2019 ticket brochure, latest offerings and final week of Early Bird

Hair Expo Australia is fast approaching and more details of the Australian hair industry’s most celebrated event are emerging, just in time for visitors to snap up the last Early Bird tickets before they end on 18 April.

Monday 1 April 2019

Hair Expo Australia welcomes Paul Mitchell icons to 2019 education line-up and announces HAIRBIZ magazine as official media partner of Hair Expo Awards

Hair Expo Australia will be welcoming industry icons Robert Cromeans and Angus Mitchell to the line-up of international artists in this year’s education program, representing luxury hair care brand Paul Mitchell...

Thursday 21 March 2019

Hair Expo Australia opens registration for 2019

The wait is over! Registration is officially open for the Australian hair industry’s most celebrated event, Hair Expo, the Festival of Hair...

Friday 8 March 2019

Three leading ladies: Celebrity Hairstylist Jen Atkin joins Hair Expo Australia 2019 line-up as international headliner

Celebrity Hairstylist and Dyson Brand Ambassador, Jen Atkin will head to Sydney in June for Hair Expo Australia, the hairdressing industry’s ultimate annual event. Jen’s enviable client list includes the Kardashians, Kendall Jenner, Chrissy Teigan, Bella Hadid, and Hayley Bieber, among others...  

Tuesday 12 February 2019

Hair Expo Australia announces 2019 awards and event sponsors

Hair Expo Australia has partnered with leading professional brands for its prestigious Hair Expo Awards and 2019 event in Sydney. As part of a new multi-brand sponsorship model, Hair Expo is delighted to welcome leading Australian scissor brand Excellent Edges, heat-styling brand Hot Tools, and haircare and colour brand Original & Mineral (O&M) as its special partners this year...

Friday 18 January 2019

The return of the Balay Lama: Candy Shaw joins Tabatha Coffey as second Hair Expo Australia headliner

The world’s favourite hair painter is coming back to Hair Expo Australia! After bringing her unstoppable energy and leading skills in balayage to Melbourne for Hair Expo 2018; Candy Shaw, AKA the Balay Lama, will return to Australia for the 2019 event held over the Queen’s Birthday long weekend in Sydney...

Wednesday 16 January 2019

Hair Expo Awards entry deadline extended for 2019

Hair Expo Australia has announced that first-round submissions for its prestigious awards program will now be due on Wednesday 20 March 2019, providing increased opportunity for hairdressers from around Australia and New Zealand to enter...

Thursday 13 December 2018

Back by popular demand at Hair Expo Australia: Tabatha Coffey returns to Sydney for the first time since 2015

Hair Expo Australia has announced the first of its three headliners for 2019! Hair professionals will have the opportunity to see hairdressing celebrity Tabatha Coffey in Sydney for the first time since 2015 at the industry’s Festival of Hair...

Wednesday 14 November 2018

Do you have the Golden Touch? Hair Expo opens 2019 Awards for entries and introduces exciting new category and social media competition

Hairdressers around Australia and New Zealand are being asked if they have the ‘Golden Touch’ as Hair Expo Australia announces that entries for its prestigious Hair Expo Awards are now open for 2019. Hair Expo is also thrilled to launch a new creative category – the Master Cutter of the Year Award...

Friday 28 September 2018

Get ready: Hair Expo announces updates to its 2019 awards

Hair Expo Australia has released exciting details and key dates for its 2019 Awards program in the lead-up to entries opening in late-October. The Hair Expo Awards are the longest-standing hairdressing awards in Australia and NZ...

Hair Expo 2018

Tuesday 12 June 2018

Hair innovations, trending looks and top hairdressing talent named as Hair Expo Australia wraps its 2018 event

Three days of trend showcases, product launches and networking took place in Melbourne over the Queen’s Birthday long weekend at Hair Expo Australia, the professional hairdressing industry’s premier event...

Monday 11 June 2018

Joey Scandizzo is crowned Australia's Hairdresser of the Year at the 2018 Hair Expo Awards

Victorian hairdresser Joey Scandizzo has been named the 2018 Australian Hairdresser of the Year at the Hair Expo Awards in Melbourne. This is the second time that he has won the coveted accolade...

Tuesday 5 June 2018

The stars align for Hair Expo Australia 2018

Tabatha Coffey, Tracey Cunningham, Angelo Seminara, Guy Tang and Candy Shaw are some of the world’s biggest names in hair that are landing in Melbourne this week for Hair Expo Australia 2018...

Monday 28 May 2018

Natalie Bassingthwaighte to host Hair Expo Awards as official after party announced

One of Australia’s most versatile entertainers, Natalie Bassingthwaighte, will host the Hair Expo Awards 2018 in Melbourne. Natalie is well-known for having achieved success as an actor, musician, and presenter; most recently reprising her role as Izzy Hoyland on Neighbours...

Monday 28 May 2018

Sustainability initiative set to eliminate up to 20,000 coffee cups at Hair Expo Australia's 2018 event

Hair Expo and Sustainable Salons have announced the next phase of their combined initiative that aims to ensure a sustainable salon industry. Hair Expo will enlist coffee cup recycling organisation Simply Cups at its 2018 edition...

Tuesday 1 May 2018

Leading hairdressers named as Hair Expo Australia announces the finalists of the 2018 Hair Expo Awards

Hair Expo Australia has announced the 2018 finalists for the Hair Expo Awards, Australia and New Zealand’s highest honours in hairdressing...

Friday13 April 2018

Hollywood hairdressers Tracey Cunningham and Guy Tang confirmed for Hair Expo 2018

Hair Expo Australia is thrilled to announce that celebrity hairdressers Tracey Cunningham and Guy Tang will be heading to Australia for its 2018 edition in Melbourne...

Thursday 1 March 2018

Hair Expo Australia releases full event program as it gears up for a show-stopping 2018 edition

"Enter your wonderland” is the message that Hair Expo Australia is sending to hair professionals across Australia and New Zealand, with the full event program and tickets for the 2018 edition in Melbourne now available...

Monday 22 January 2018

Hair Expo Australia invites hairdressers to enter their wonderland in 2018

Australia’s Festival of Hair is inviting hair professionals to enter their wonderland at Hair Expo Australia 2018 in Melbourne. The event is set to wow the professional hair industry with a stellar line-up of big brands, big names and big features...

Hair Expo 2017

Tuesday 13 June 2017

The hair industry’s biggest weekend wraps up for 2017

The professional hairdressing industry passionately welcomed Hair Expo Australia's return to Darling Harbour in 2017 at the new International Convention Centre (ICC) in Sydney, with the community’s premier event wrapping up its 2017 edition with 9875 visits through the doors over the course of the Queen’s Birthday long weekend...