With much fanfare, the Professional Beauty Association announced the much-anticipated finalists for the 2011 North American Hairstyling Awards! As of last year, NAHA, the most prestigious photo competition in North America, celebrates the business savvy of salon owners in addition to the artistry and skill of professional salon industry. PBA invites the entire industry to come together on July 31, at Mandalay Bay Resort in Las Vegas for the 2011 awards ceremony.

Congratulations to the five salons who are competition for the NAHA Salon Masters of Business Award:

NAHA Announces MBA Finalists
The Atelier Salon Spa & Studio, in San Jose, California, owned by Karie Bennett.

NAHA Announces MBA Finalists
Gila Rut Salon in San Diego, California, owned by Keri Davis.

NAHA Announces MBA Finalists
Neroli Salon and Spa in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, owned by Susan Haise.

NAHA Announces MBA Finalists
Impressions in Mequon, Wisconsin, owned by Kitty Tierney.

NAHA Announces MBA Finalists
Mane Attraction Salon in Phoenix, Arizona, owned by Kendall Ong and Beate Assmuth-Ong.

CLICK HERE to see the entire list of NAHA nominees in all categories.