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Headline Sponsor

0330 1022 033

As an international financial services provider, Allianz offers over 75 million customers worldwide products and solutions in insurance and asset management.

Category Sponsors

A J Gallagher
0800 61 222 84

For over half a century, our dedicated Automotive Insurance Team have helped motor trade businesses to choose from a wide range of cover at a competitive price. Our specialists understand that no two companies are the same, and pride themselves on taking the time to understand each and every organisation. We work with specialist underwriters to help you have access to an insurance policy backed by quality services. Whether it’s day-to-day protection, or cover for the wide range of trade-specific potential liabilities faced, Gallagher is a true risk and insurance partner.

MILS - Sponsoring the Outstanding Achievement Award
020 7244 6790

“Motor Industry Legal Services (MILS) is a specialist law firm established in 1992 to provide full legal representation and advice to UK motor retailers within one fixed retainer fee designed to cover all of their annual requirements. It works to over 1,000 franchised and independent dealers and is the only such firm in the UK.

From January 2007, it has acted as standing Counsel to the Retail Motor Industry Federation (RMIF) and provides a free telephone advisory and discounted “pay as you go” service to members across all of its associations including the Independent Garages Association (IGA).

In consideration of an annual retainer fee less than the average cost for six hours work from comparable hourly rate lawyers, MILS provides Clients with a full legal service in areas of law within a “catch all” legal package. Appointed barristers and solicitors advise Clients on all day to day matters, prepare cases and conduct cases to full trial at no extra cost.

For further information please visit our website at or contact Adam Cox (Managing Director) on 020 7244 6790.

Opus IVS - Sponsoring Independent Garage of the Year - Large

Intelligent Vehicle Support (IVS) is a division of Opus Group AB (publ), combining Autologic and Drew Technologies on a mission to help workshops and technicians repair complex vehicle technology.

Opus IVS offers a unique combination of licensed OEM software and aftermarket diagnostic solutions with expert guidance from OEM-trained master technicians to help workshops get the job done. One solution includes the revolutionary DrivePRO®;

  • DrivePRO® combines licensed OEM software, aftermarket ease-of-use, remote programming, and calibration—all connected to factory-trained live technicians enabling businesses to tackle complex intelligent vehicle repairs.

About Opus Opus Group AB (publ) (Opus) is a technology-driven growth company in the vehicle inspection and intelligent vehicle support markets. The company has a strong focus on customer service and innovative technologies within vehicle inspection and intelligent vehicle support. For more information about Opus, please visit

Snap-on - Sponsoring Independent Garage of the Year - Overall
01536 413877

Snap-on is a leading global innovator, manufacturer and marketer of tools, equipment, diagnostics, repair information and systems solutions.

Products and services include hand and power tools, tool storage, diagnostics platforms and software, information and management systems, workshop equipment and other solutions for vehicle dealerships and repair centres.

In 2019, Snap-on received Queen’s Awards for Enterprise in two categories – Innovation and International Trade.

These recognised the development of SureTrack™, Snap-on’s all-in-one vehicle repair resource, as well as the sustained growth and success of the company in providing automotive diagnostic and equipment products, customer support, service and repair to the UK as well as its European markets.

Solera Autodata - Sponsoring the Innovation Award
01628 688 111

Autodata offers comprehensive online technical information to support the servicing, diagnostics and repair for 99% of vehicles on the road. With nearly 50 years of experience, Autodata is recognised as a market leader, both in the UK and internationally with over 100,000 professional users worldwide.

Data is licensed directly from 174 manufacturers and covers 43,500 models, with additional information added from extensive hands-on vehicle research. All information is standardised and formatted to match the working needs of a modern workshop.

Autodata’s trusted information is also woven into solutions across the world, from well-known parts catalogues, to websites and even diagnostic tools.

Autodata is part of Solera, a business that strives to transform every touchpoint of the vehicle lifecycle from purchase to salvage and everything in between. ​ With a wealth of expertise and resource, Solera solutions continue to revolutionise many aspects of the automotive aftermarket.

Spiral Utilities - Sponsoring Independent Garage of the Year - Small
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0845 330 8384

Spiral Utilities is an independent company that offers specialist business cost reduction advice and associated utility management services. They offer a wide range of utility management services that would normally only be available to the largest companies.

General Sponsors

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If you would like to become a sponsor of The BIG Awards, please contact Debra Farmer on 01788 538359/07824 365918 or