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Entries open for 2024 BIG Awards

By autotech-nic on November 30, 2023

Entries are now open for the Independent Garage Association’s (IGA) British Independent Garage of the Year Awards 2024 – a night to recognise and celebrate the best of Britain’s independent workshops and suppliers.

The categories open for nominations are:

  • Best Newcomer Award
  • Business Improvement Award
  • Community Hero Award
  • Consumer Choice Award
  • Customer Service Award
  • Eco Garage Award
  • Garage Management System of the Year
  • Independent Used Car Retailer of the Year
  • Innovation Award
  • Large Independent Garage of the Year
  • Marketing Strategy Award
  • Supplier of the Year
  • Small Independent Garage of the Year
  • Specialist Garage Award
  • Training and Development Award

Independent garages and industry suppliers in the UK can enter online now on the Independent Garage Association website, or by clicking here.

Stuart James, IGA Chief Executive comments: “The BIG Awards are a chance to showcase the dedication and excellence that makes our industry great. This is an exciting opportunity for businesses and individuals within the UK independent automotive sector to step into the spotlight and be recognised for their contributions to keeping the UK moving. We look forward to a night honouring innovation, commitment, and the exceptional talent that shapes the independent automotive sector.

“The BIG Awards stands as a testament to our commitment to recognising and honouring the outstanding achievements of those within the automotive sector. We invite all independent garages and industry suppliers in the UK to join us in this journey by nominating either themselves, their customers or their suppliers for one of these prestigious awards.”
For more information and to submit entries, please visit



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