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Spa Wellness Academic Conference at MIELPARQUE Tokyo Event Hall (Minato-Ku, Tokyo).

10th July 2017

Approximately 1,100 association members and certified students from all over Japan attended the Spa Wellness Academic Conference at MIELPARQUE Tokyo Event Hall (Minato-Ku, Tokyo). The conference commenced with the opening address and greeting from Ms. Akemi Shimomura the chairman of…

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Sydney Institute of TAFE

4th July 2017

In May, 130 Hairdressing Apprentices from the Sydney Institute of TAFE received their graduation certificates and their IPSN certification. At the graduation we were treated to a show from Sustainable Salons Australia. This organisation is leading the way with sustainability in…

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IPSN Award of Honour

4th July 2017

(ABOVE) Jane Trewin (centre) receives her Award of Honour from Dr H Leung Chair of the IPSN with Australian representative (WorldSkills Australia) Jeanette Allen. In April at the Annual General Meeting of the IPSN in Seoul South Korea, Australia was…

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BarberCraft New Zealand

4th July 2017

BarberCraft is New Zealand’s only men’s grooming and barbering expo, organised by HITO. The event is for industry and the public, and includes an expo and barbering competitions. Now in its second year, the event has grown significantly with twice…

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HAIR AND BEAUTY CELEBRATE SUCCESS AT THE 2016 INDUSTRY AWARDS

4th January 2017

Barbers, beauty therapists, and hairdressers came together to celebrate at the 2016 Industry Awards on Sunday 13 November.

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Hong Kong contestants shine in Guangzhou/ Hong Kong/Macao /Chengdu Youth Skills Competition 2016

4th January 2017

Jointly organised by the Hong Kong Vocational Training Council (VTC), Guangzhou Municipal Human Resources and Social Security Bureau, Macao SAR Labour Affairs Bureau and Chengdu Human Resources and Social Security Bureau, the GHMC Youth Skills Competition is organised biennially in…

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New CEO for HITO, New Zealand

4th January 2017

HITO is thrilled to welcome Kay Nelson as HITO CEO. 

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Where are they now? Eri Kim, Japan

14th April 2016

23 year old Eri Kim is the Deputy Manager of the WASPA in Tokyo. After her graduation from High School in 2011 Ms. Kim entered the Miss Paris Beauty School (accredited by Soin) to pursue her studies for a career…

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Where are they now? Ka-ho LAU, Hong Kong

29th January 2016

Ka-ho LAU competed in the 2015 WorldSkills International Competition in Sao Paulo, Ka-ho said it was the most unforgettable experience of his life.  With the opportunity to compete with hairdressers from all around the world it was a real eye…

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Celebrating success in New Zealand

29th January 2016

Wellington’s Te Papa Museum came alive on Sunday 22 November as barbers, beauty therapists, and hairdressers gathered for the Industry Awards.  Each year HITO collaborates with Kitomba Salon Software and the New Zealand Association of Registered Hairdressers (NZARH) to hold…

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