Gay was inducted into both ABIA and REED Exhibition Hall of Fame.
Under Gays’ leadership, the Skinology Salons have won many national awards.
- 2015 ABIA Australian Educator of the Year
- 2014 ABIA Hall of Fame Inductee;
- 2014 Reed Exhibitions Hall of Fame Inductee;
- 2010 Australian Salon of the Year;
- 2009 Australia’s Best Beauty Business – Australian Small Business Champions Awards;
- 2008 Australia Salon of the year for Education;
- 2008 Champion of Champions Business award for Queensland;
- 2007 Danne` salon of the year for Queensland;
- APAA Australian salon of year 2008 for Education;
- APAA Australian salon of year 2005 (this was the best salon in all of Australia);
- APAA Australian salon of the year for Marketing 2004;
- APAA Australian salon of year for Marketing 2002;