Samantha Goddard, owner of Sam’s Nails in Canberra, Australia, clinched the Overall Winner Award by scoring highest through the six events of the competition. VIVid Nails Academy, owned by nail tech Viv Simmonds, won the Nail Training School of Excellence Award after the academy’s novice students earned the most points overall.
The winners, by category, are:
Along with the competitors, judges for the event arrived from across the globe: Trang Nguyen from the United States; Catherine Wong from Singapore; and Debra Purtell, Amanda Nahrios, Luan Clenton-Tekstra and Christine Maher from Australia.
Following up the successful competition will be the Second Annual Global Nail Design Awards scheduled for April 3, 2011, on the Gold Coast in Queensland, Australia.