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Modern Barber Awards 2020: The finalists’ reactions

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One of the best thing about the Modern Barber Awards 2020 so far has been hearing our finalists’ reactions to making the final six in their respective categories. From all of the trouble and turmoil of 2020, it’s heartwarming to see so many positive reactions and how much it means to them!

Here’s a few of faves. (No, YOUR’E crying.)

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“WOW! I hope the fact that I’m a finalist demonstrates that regardless of circumstance or set backs you experience in life you can succeed. Fifteen years ago an amazing lady started teaching me a skill. That skill was barbering and it’s allowed me to travel the world and set up my own business. That lady’s name is Michelle Ludlow and she’s my mum – it’s really my mum that deserves this award!”
Jac Ludlow, Best Business Leader

“It’s amazing to be acknowledged for the hard work and dedication that I’ve put in to my career to date. There’s nothing better than seeing the happiness on a client’s face after a good cut.”
Deone Luke, Nu:Era Barbershop, Best Apprentice finalist, sponsored by Wahl UK

“Wining Best All Round Barber would mean everything to me. I want to show my clients and my team that their motivation, inspiration and repeat custom always pushes me to be the best I can be. I want to win this award for them.”
Natalie Cresswell, Cresswell Barber Co., Best All-Round Barber finalist, sponsored by MVRCK by Mitch

“In such strange times like these it’s great to have such amazing news!”
Jim Shaw & Daisy Carter, TONI&GUY Billericay, Best Photography Entry

“Being a finalist is something we’re really proud of. It’s created a real buzz in what’s been a tough year for everyone. We’re really looking forward to watching the awards as a team.”
Francesco Hair Salon, Ipswich, Best Team, sponsored by Wahl UK

“It’s really helped boost team morale and it’s raised our profile in the industry.”
Kendrick’s, Best Shop Interior, sponsored by Takara Belmont

“Being a finalist has created such a buzz in our village and community”
Mātū Barbering Company, Best Training sponsored by MVRCK by Mitch

“This award means the world to us and ultimately will help other businesses develop the same amazing relationship that we do with our customers.”
Lost Boys Club, Best Client Experience finalist, sponsored by Takara Belmont

*To join us on the night to see who will be crowned the winner in each category, click here.*

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