bodyshop Awards 2017
The finalists of the bodyshop Awards 2017 have been decided.
The bodyshop Awards are the only truly independent awards in the collision repair industry, with nominations coming in this year from all quarters of the country and all sectors of the industry.
This year’s jury, which comprised the leaders of some of the largest bodyshop groups in the country, met at Plenham HQ on 3 August to run the rule over the nominations, with the winners due to be unveiled at a gala dinner taking place at the Hilton Birmingham Metropole on 29 September.
The dinner and subsequent celebrations marks the highlight of the bodyshop Event and Awards, which includes a reformatted Thursday night welcome party followed by a full exhibition and interactive talks on Friday.
The event of the year is only possible thanks to the support of headline partners AkzoNobel and Enterprise Rent-A-Car, and partners AutoRestore, Al-Futtaim Auto Centres, Audatex, CAPS, Car-O-Liner, IAEA, GT Motive Estimate, NBRA, S&B Automotive Academy, Thatcham Research, U-Pol, Veetec and Vizion.
The full list of finalists is:
Large Bodyshop of the Year:
Agnew Repair Centre
Poole Accident Repair
Rye Street Braintree
Medium Bodyshop of the Year:
Rye Street Borehamwood
East Bilney Coachworks
Small Bodyshop of the Year:
Fix Auto Penzance
MG Cannon – Dorchester
MG Cannon Plymouth
Fix Auto Maidstone
CV Bodyshop of the Year:
CCE – Commercial Contract Engineers Ltd
C & C Oldham
Education and Training Provider of the Year:
S&B Automotive Academy
Nationwide Accident Repair Services
Bodyshop Manager of the Year:
Jade Rogers, Fix Auto Weston-Super-Mare
Rachel McGuinness, Fix Auto Croydon
Aaran Farrington, Autotech Slough
Chris Browne, East Bilney Coachworks
Insurance Company of the Year:
Direct Line Group
Insure the Box
Work Provider of the Year:
MSL Vehicle Solutions Ltd
Vehicle Manufacturer of the Year:
Jaguar Land Rover
VDA of the Year:
Christian Read, Balgores Faringdon
Karen Ashton, AXA Insurance
Darren Porter – AXA Insurance
Chris Hasson, Insure the Box
Ian Davison, Insure the Box
Lee Marshall, DLG Auto Services – UKAARC Bristol
Paint Apprentice of the Year:
Alex Hingley, DLG Auto Services Birmingham
Peter Esplin, Frasers Bodyshop
Stefano La Greca, Edinburgh College
Rachel Murray, Charles Hurst Accident Repair Centre
Panel Apprentice of the Year:
Harry Holliman, Solus Luton
Shahid Hussain, Autotech Slough
Ryan Sutherland, NCRC Edinburgh
Toby Wilson, DLG Auto Services
THE INDUSTRY’S GREATEST NIGHT
The bodyshop Event and Awards is firmly established as the UK collision repair industry’s greatest event and 2017 is shaping up to be the best yet.
With a reformatted Thursday night welcome party including live entertainment, a full
exhibition and interactive talks on Friday as well as the industry’s ONLY independent
awards ceremony – missing out just isn’t an option.
Delegates will experience exclusive networking, ground breaking LIVE sessions
covering vehicle technology and business strategy, and showcases from market-leading
Taking place on 28-29 September at the Hilton Birmingham Metropole, we are now
taking bookings for tables at the Awards dinner and FREE places for Bodyshops, Vehicle
Manufacturers and Insurers to attend Friday’s daytime extravaganza.
To secure your place today click here
or contact Nicola Keady on email@example.com | 01296 642826