KAO Salon Global Experience Winners 2023

Kao Salon Division proudly presented the eagerly awaited 2023 Kao Salon Global Experience, celebrating a sensational burst of creativity, innovation and inspiration. This two-day extravaganza welcomed more than 2000 stylists from around the globe for an unforgettable showcase of extraordinary presentations, a thrilling live competition and engaging artist performances in the vibrant city of Chicago on September 24 and 25, 2023. Attendees enjoyed a mesmerizing display of the latest trends, techniques, and products synonymous with the Kao Salon family. 


The Global Creative Awards evening started with a fantastic show and impressive presentations. Stylists and Salon Owners worldwide were excited to discover the newest collections from Angelo Seminara, Mario Krankl and RUSH. The announcement of the Global Creative Awards winners in the Technical and Editorial Categories was one of the most outstanding moments of the evening. The winners are:

And the winners are….

Technical Categories

New Talent Colorist of the Year
GOLD: Samantha Dixon, Canada
SILVER: Winnie Wong, Singapore
BRONZE: Frank Wong, Hong Kong

Creative Colorist of the Year
GOLD: Cheng Jian Yang, China
SILVER: Alo Lo, Hong Kong
BRONZE: Tina Casciato, Canada

Creative Hair Cutter of the Year

GOLD: Desiré van den Ende, Benelux
SILVER: Sabrina Grossenbacher, Switzerland
BRONZE: Marilyn Vendittelli, Canada