The Awards

The Aesthetics Awards brings together the very best in medical aesthetics and leaders in the profession to celebrate the achievements of the past year. Special categories have been designed to recognise the finalists and winners for their services to the profession and industry. Awards are presented to those clinics, individual practitioners, manufacturers and suppliers who have worked hard to represent the highest standards in clinical excellence, product innovation and practice achievement, while truly excelling in the field of aesthetic medicine.

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Judging and Voting

After the entry closing date, the Aesthetics team considered all the entries to select a list of finalists in each category, which were published in the September issue of Aesthetics journal. Users registered on the Aesthetics website were able to vote for a winner in each of the following categories:

  • Skin Product/Range of the Year
  • Injectable Product of the Year
  • Energy Treatment of the Year
  • Best Clinic Support Partner
  • Best UK-subsidiary of a Global Manufacturer
  • Best UK-based Manufacturer
  • The Healthxchange Award for Sales Representative of the Year
  • The IAPCAM Award for Distributor of the Year
  • Wholesaler of the Year
  • The PHI Clinic Award for Professional Initiative of the Year
  • The Sinclair Pharma Award for Best Independent Training Provider
  • The Dalvi Humzah Aesthetic Training Award for Best Supplier Training Provider

Each of these categories were also be assessed by the judging panel and although voting will make up a percentage of the final score, this will not constitute the majority.

An expert panel of judges appointed by Aesthetics considered the entry forms submitted by finalists to choose a winner in the following categories:

  • The Barry Knapp Award for Product Innovation of the Year, supported by Medical Aesthetic Group
  • The AestheticSource Award for Best New Clinic, UK and Ireland
  • The AesthetiCare Award for Best Clinic North England
  • The iS Clinical Award for Best Clinic South England
  • The Dermalux Award for Best Clinic London
  • Best Clinic Scotland
  • The John Bannon UK Award for Best Clinic Midlands & Wales
  • The John Bannon Award for Best Clinic Ireland
  • 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)
  • Aesthetic Nurse Practitioner of the Year
  • The ABC Lasers Award for Medical Aesthetic Practitioner of the Year
  • The Consentz Award for Clinic Reception Team of the Year

The winner for The Schuco Aesthetics Award for Outstanding Achievement in Medical Aesthetics was selected by the Aesthetics team. There was no entry or voting process for this award.

Voting Rules

Voting is IP address monitored and each individual can only vote in each category once. Multiple votes under the same name and from the same email address were discounted from the final total. Multiple voting from within finalists' organisations was monitored. Voting on behalf of customers is strictly prohibited and votes that are suspected to have been submitted this way were discounted.

The Ceremony

The winners were announced at the Aesthetics Awards ceremony in December. Where appropriate judges choose to Commend or Highly Commend particular finalists. These commendations were announced at the Aesthetics Awards where guests from the breadth of the specialty came together, presenting the perfect opportunity to be recognised by fellow professionals, peers and customers as the best in medical aesthetics.

The 2018 Aesthetics Awards was presented at the Park Plaza Westminster Bridge hotel on Saturday December 1.

Key Dates

  • Entries Open 1st May
  • Entries Close 28th June
  • Finalists announced and voting opens 2nd September
  • Voting and Judging Close 31st October
  • Winners Announced The Aesthetics Awards Ceremony 7th December