The British Independent Garage of the Year awards, otherwise known as the BIG Awards, are back for 2023, with entries now open.
The BIG Awards 2023 will be better than ever, with 18 categories covering all aspects of running a successful independent garage business. Organised by the Independent Garage Association (IGA), businesses are being encouraged to enter and share what makes their garage special.
Winners at the BIG Awards 2023 will receive a trophy, prizes and recognition from the UK’s largest trade body for independent garages, plus industry-wide press coverage, all giving garages countless marketing opportunities and raising the profile of their business.
Enter your garage now for the BIG Awards 2023
All shortlisted garages will also receive two complimentary tickets to an evening of entertainment, celebration and dancing at Leicester City Football Club on Friday 22nd September 2023.
Expanded categories for 2023
There are nine new categories at the BIG Awards 2023, and the list includes:
- Apprentice Programme of the Year – new category!
- British Independent Garage of the Year – new category!
- Business Improvement Award
- Community Engagement Award
- Consumer Choice Award
- Customer Service Award
- Digital Engagement Award – new category!
- Diversity, Equality & Inclusion Award – new category!
- Garage Equipment Provider of the Year – new category!
- Garage Management System of the Year – new category!
- Independent Used Car Retailer of the Year – new category!
- Innovation Award
- Large Independent Garage of the Year
- Outstanding Achievement Award
- Parts Supplier of the Year – new category!
- Small Independent Garage of the Year
- Specialist Garage of the Year – new category!
- Training and Development Award
Why enter the BIG Awards 2023
“As the UK’s largest representative trade body for independent garages, we are giving independents got the recognition they deserve with awards truly created by the industry, for the industry,” commented the IGA. “The BIG Awards 2023 are open to all and recognise garages across the length and breadth of Britain, with categories highlighting all areas that contribute to making the independent garage stand out from the crowd.”
The IGA believes the BIG Awards are designed with meaning that garages can take pride in, as well as creating an evening that is welcoming and enjoyable for workshops and teams of all sizes.
To book tickets to the BIG Awards 2023, call 01788 225 908.