Aesthetics Awards 2018 Overview

11 May 2018

After a sell-out success last year, the Aesthetics Awards is back and ready to reward the leading players in the non-surgical aesthetic specialty for their hard work, commitment and achievements in 2018.

Taking place on December 1 at the Park Plaza Westminster Bridge Hotel in central London, the prestigious ceremony will recognise winners and finalists in 26 categories, covering all aspects of the aesthetics specialty. With more than 800 guests expected to attend, a live band, comedian, delicious three-course dinner and lively networking event, the Aesthetics Awards is not to be missed!

GET THE RECOGNITION YOU DESERVE

By entering the Aesthetics Awards, you could be shortlisted as finalist in one or more of the categories, giving you the chance to be Commended, Highly Commended or a crowned a Winner on the night! It is so valuable to be recognised as one of the best in your field, so you can prove to patients and clients why they should visit your clinic or work with you in 2019.

Mr Taimur Shoaib, consultant plastic surgeon and founder of La Belle Forme, which won The Profhilo Award for Best Clinic Group UK & Ireland (3 Clinics
or More) at last year’s Awards, said, “The Aesthetics Awards is the only awards ceremony that we regularly enter because, to us, it means so much more than
any other awards body in Britain. It’s a peer-reviewed process and it means so much that our peers recognise us. I think we all aspire to be the best we can be and this is why it’s important to enter these Awards.”

- ENTRY CLOSES: JUNE 30

- FINALISTS ANNOUNCED: SEPTEMBER 3 

CATEGORIES:

• COMPANIES

DISTRIBUTOR OF THE YEAR

Distributors play a vital role in bringing new, international products and treatments to the aesthetic market. This award recognises those that have demonstrated this and finalists will be selected based on their customer service, product representation and ongoing support to practitioners.

WHOLESALER OF THE YEAR

If you sell a range of products at competitive prices, then this is the category for you. Wholesalers will be awarded for their outstanding customer service, product range and introductory processes in this category.

BEST MANUFACTURER IN THE UK

Are you a manufacturer that offers an up-to-date range of equipment and product developments? Can you demonstrate excellent customer service and ongoing support for practitioners using your products? If you manufacturer your products in the UK, then this is the category for you.

BEST UK SUBSIDIARY OF A GLOBAL MANUFACTURER

This award will recognise the excellent service provided to clients by subsidiaries of global manufacturers. If you stand-out from your competitors, adhere to high-quality standards and offer on-going support to your clients, then enter this category today.

THE HEALTHXCHANGE AWARD FOR SALES REPRESENTATIVE OF THE YEAR

What do you do to offer unsurpassed levels of customer service to your clients? This award is designed to celebrate the hard work and commitment sales representatives put into their role, recognising how they assist clinics in supporting patients and growing sales of their products.

Many different types of companies can enter this category. Whether you’re a PR, insurance, marketing, CRM, financial or legal services company, or anything else that supports aesthetic clinics, then you’re in with a chance of winning this award. Finalists will be selected based on evidence that demonstrates their products and services benefit the running and success of aesthetic clinics.

• PRODUCTS

INJECTABLE PRODUCT OF THE YEAR

Manufacturers and UK distributors of injectables are invited to enter their products in this category. Finalists will be selected based on evidence of good safety and efficacy, optimum duration and tangible benefits over similar products on the market, as well supporting a wide range of aesthetic indications.

ENERGY TREATMENT OF THE YEAR

If you’re a supplier or manufacturer of energy treatments and you believe yours is the best in the UK, then you need to enter this category. Your energy treatment must demonstrate outstanding results for patients, treat a wide range of indications and, most importantly, have evidence of safety and e cacy, to be in with a chance of becoming a finalist.

THE BARRY KNAPP AWARD FOR PRODUCT INNOVATION OF THE YEAR, SUPPORTED BY MEDICAL AESTHETIC GROUP

Innovation is so vital to this new and exciting specialty, and the Aesthetics Awards will celebrate the products that have truly revolutionised the market in 2018. Judges will look for scientific evidence, genuine innovation or product advancement that leads 
to treatment for new indications, quicker or easier treatments, better treatment outcomes and patient safety. To enter your product, it must have launched in the UK after 1 January 2017.

SKIN TREATMENT OF THE YEAR

With so many cosmeceutical products and skin treatments on the market, it can be challenging for practitioners to decide which ones to adopt in their clinic. As an award-winner, however, your product or treatment is sure to stand out from the crowd. Judges will select finalists with evidence of product or treatment efficacy, safety, ease of use and high patient satisfaction.

• TRAINING PROVIDERS

THE DALVI HUMZAH AESTHETIC TRAINING AWARD FOR 
BEST SUPPLIER TRAINING PROVIDER

Aesthetic companies who offer excellent training support to their clients are set to be rewarded for their efforts in this category. If your company goes the extra mile to provide comprehensive and practical training, then ensure you enter today.

BEST INDEPENDENT TRAINING PROVIDER

This award will acknowledge those who provide an exceptional independent training service, which has advanced the education
of medical aesthetic professionals most effectively during the last 12 months. Engaging methods of delivery, continuous development and achievement of measurable outcomes will all be considered for finalist selection.

• REGIONAL CLINICS

Clinic finalists in each region across the UK will be celebrated at the Aesthetics Awards, recognised for their commitment to excellence in patient care and safety, customer service and evidence of good feedback from their patients.

BEST CLINIC SCOTLAND

THE JOHN BANNON AWARD FOR BEST CLINIC IRELAND

THE DERMALUX AWARD FOR BEST CLINIC LONDON

THE JOHN BANNON UK AWARD FOR BEST CLINIC MIDLANDS & WALES

THE IS CLINICAL AWARD FOR BEST CLINIC SOUTH ENGLAND

THE AESTHETICARE AWARD FOR BEST
CLINIC NORTH ENGLAND

• OTHER CLINICS

THE AESTHETICSOURCE AWARD FOR BEST NEW CLINIC, UK & IRELAND

Winning the Award for Best New Clinic will cement your place as
an elite aesthetic provider and ensure you stand out amongst your competition. New clinics can enter if they were established after 1 January 2017. Judges will look closely at initiatives to promote growth, as well as patient care, safety, feedback and customer service.

THE CONSENTZ AWARD FOR CLINIC RECEPTION TEAM OF THE YEAR

From taking bookings to up-selling skincare, front-of-house sta have a varied role that is essential to the smooth running of an aesthetic practice. Reception teams of any size can enter in the UK & Ireland, and judges will be looking for evidence of outstanding customer service, continuous training and effective teamwork.

The following two categories are open to clinic groups in the UK and Ireland with either more than three clinics (but less than 10) or 10 clinics or more. The group will be judged as a whole on their obligation to excellence in the service they provide, patient care and safety, and exceptional feedback.

THE MATA AWARD FOR BEST CLINIC GROUP UK & IRELAND (10 CLINICS OR MORE)

THE ENHANCE INSURANCE AWARD FOR BEST CLINIC GROUP UK 
& IRELAND (3 CLINICS OR MORE)

• CLINIC, COMPANY OR ORGANISATION

THE PHI CLINIC AWARD FOR PROFESSIONAL INITIATIVE OF THE YEAR

After launching last year with extremely noteworthy finalists, the Professional Initiative is back for 2018 to find this year’s most remarkable campaigns that promote consumer education and patient safety. The category is open to associations, companies and individuals that have evidence of activity and outcomes designed to benefit the specialty as a whole.

• INDIVIDUAL PRACTITIONER

THE MED-FX AWARD FOR AESTHETIC NURSE PRACTITIONER OF THE YEAR

Finalists for this respected accolade will be nurses who prove that their care and clinical expertise have ensured they deliver exceptional results to patients. They will also demonstrate how they have
worked hard to continue their professional development and make a difference to the aesthetics specialty within the last 12 months.

THE ABC LASERS AWARD FOR MEDICAL AESTHETIC PRACTITIONER OF THE YEAR

Doctors, dentists and surgeons are invited to enter this category for the chance to be made a finalist in this prestigious category. Applicants must demonstrate their clinical expertise, continuous professional development, commitment to patient safety and the difference they make to their patients, clinic and the profession as a whole.

THE SCHUCO AESTHETICS AWARD FOR OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT IN MEDICAL AESTHETICS

The trophy for Outstanding Achievement will awarded to a person with a distinguished career in aesthetics who has made a significant contribution to the profession. There will be no finalists in this category and the winner will be selected on the night of the Aesthetics Awards. Readers are invited to share their suggestions for the winner, by emailing support@aestheticsjournal.com.

HOW TO ENTER

• All entries must be made via aestheticsawards.com

• You can enter as many categories as you wish, but you may only enter yourself, a company you work for, an employee who works for your company or a product made that is distributed by your company. Entries made on behalf of a third party will not be accepted.

• You may only enter each category once. Multiple entries from the same clinic, company, individual, treatment or product will be disregarded.

• All entries must be accompanied by the supporting evidence requested in the entry form. The information provided will be used to choose the lists of finalists and by the judges when voting on a winner

THE JUDGING PROCESS

After the entry closing date, the Aesthetics team consider all the entries to select a list of finalists in each category, which will be published in the September issue of Aesthetics and on the website on September 3.

Users registered on the Aesthetics website are able to vote for a winner in some categories, which will also be assessed by an expert judging panel and make up a percentage of the final score. Other categories will be assessed solely by an expert judging panel, carefully selected to avoid conflicts of interest.

Entrants should check the category descriptions on aestheticsawards.com to view the full list of judges and confirm how their category will be assessed.

ENTER NOW! WWW.AESTHETICSAWARDS.COM 

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