Finalists unveiled for IAAF’s ‘Pride of the Aftermarket’ Awards

The finalists in the IAAF’s ‘Pride of the Aftermarket’ awards have been unveiled with the winners set to be revealed at the federation’s highly anticipated event in December.

IAAF’s prestigious awards will once again recognise, celebrate and honour exceptional businesses in the sector, and takes place following the IAAF Annual Conference, on December 7th at DoubleTree by Hilton, Milton Keynes.

The car and CV distributor and supplier of the year awards will be voted on by a judging panel. For the Outstanding Garage Contribution award, sponsored by Automechanika Birmingham, every nominated business from the Garage Awards 2023 will be in the running for the accolade.

Mark Field, IAAF Chief Executive, comments: “It’s going to be a big celebration of our brilliant sector and we’re working hard to make sure it is a night to remember.”

You can see the shortlist of nominees below:

Car Distributor of the Year, sponsored by WAI
GSF Car Parts
LKQ Euro Car Parts
Rays Garage Supplies
Leisureways of Rotherham
Spartan Motor Factors

Car Supplier of the Year, sponsored by Elcome
Banner Batteries
Bilstein group
Exol Lubricants
FAI Automotive
First Line
MAHLE Aftermarket UK
Niterra UK
SMP Europe
ZF Aftermarket
GS Yuasa Battery Sales UK

CV Distributor of the Year, sponsored by Fras-Le
Anglesey Commercial Spares
CV Components
HGV Direct

CV Supplier of the Year, sponsored by Boswell Insurance
Banner Batteries
Diesel Technic UK & Ireland Ltd.
Exol Lubricants
GS Yuasa Battery Sales UK
Vgroup International

Guests at the IAAF’s Annual Awards Dinner will also be entertained by comedian, presenter and co-presenter of TV shows The Apprentice: You’re Fired, Bake Off: An Extra Slice, and former guest on Would I Lie to You, The Last Leg and QI, Tom Allen.

This year the IAAF Conference will be focusing on the theme of ‘The Brilliance of Resilience’, providing attendees a star-studded line up of leading industry voices, including ‘rogue trader’ Nick Leeson as keynote speaker, who is known for bankrupting Barings Bank, the UK’s oldest merchant bank, in 1995.

For more information on the event visit here.

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