Technician finalists announced
The finalists for the bodyshop/GT Motive Estimate Technician Awards 2017 have been announced.
Those shortlisted following the practical examination at the ITAS Academy in Milton Keynes on Friday 11 August are:
Carl Batt, DLG Aldershot
William Honour, Nationwide Gladwins – Luton
Jon Jones, MG Cannon Dorchester
Mick Knott, Devonshire Motors
Sam O’Shea, Poole Accident Repair
Glen Hall, Nationwide Gladwins – Thetford
Gareth Oakes, Carsmetix
Paul Reeder, Hammond Accident Repair Centre
Shaun Sandford, NatIonwide Accident Repair Services Ltd
Steve Waite, Devonshire Motors
Ricky Warren, DLG Basildon
The finalists have been invited to the bodyshop Event and Awards on 28-29 September where the winners will be announced.
The awards aim to recognise the high levels of panel and paint technician talent within the UK collision repair sector and, ultimately, crown the best of the best at the bodyshop Event and Awards 2017.
The bodyshop Event & Awards 2017 takes place at the Hilton Birmingham Metropole on 28-29 September. The event of the year is only possible thanks to the support of headline partners AkzoNobel and Enterprise Rent-A-Car, and partners Autoglass BodyRepair, Al-Futtaim Auto Centers, Audatex, CAPS, Car-O-Liner, EMACS, GT Motive Estimate, IAEA, LKQ Coatings, NBRA, NIBS, S&B Automotive Academy, Sikkens Autocoat BT, Thatcham Research, Upol, Veetec Motor Group and Vizion.