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Categories Announced for the BIG Awards!

Categories Announced for the BIG Awards!

30 August 2019

Do you have an outstanding technician? Have you launched an innovative new scheme? Does your customer service go above and beyond? Show our judging team and you could be one of the first BIG winners!

The IGA’s inaugural British Independent Garage of the Year Awards will celebrate Britain’s best and brightest independent garages and technicians, bringing widespread recognition to the levels of professionalism, skill, passion and ingenuity in the sector.

Today marks the announcement of the twelve award categories; Take a look at the list below to see if your garage could beat the competition!

  • Independent Garage of the Year – Overall
  • Independent Garage of the Year – Large
  • Independent Garage of the Year – Small
  • Customer Service Award
  • Communication Award
  • Community Engagement Award
  • Innovation Award
  • Outstanding Achievement Award
  • Training and Development Award
  • Consumer Choice Award
  • Business Improvement Award
  • Individual Contribution Award

The BIG Awards website will be launching very soon, where the criteria and judging process for each category will be announced.

All shortlisted garages in each category will be invited to the awards ceremony on Friday 19th June 2020 at MK Dons stadium for an evening of celebration, networking and entertainment that will enable your whole team to share in the festivities. Tickets and tables can also be bought if you’d like to treat your staff to a Friday night to remember.

Award winners will be positioned as leaders in their field thanks to recognition from the UK’s largest trade body for independent garages, and will receive industry-wide press coverage. The accolade will bring marketing and business opportunities, ensuring winners attract both new customers and the best talent to their garage.

Entries will open later this year.