Rev up your business with the 2023 Car Sales Awards. In an industry where reputation drives success, this is your chance to gain recognition. Enter today and let your achievements take the fast lane.
Effective 19th May 2023: All awards will be launched with a new fee structure. Your Award Acceptance Fee will be a single, “flat fee”. If you are selected as a Winner, you will only pay one single fee regardless of how many awards you win, and 1x Winner Trophy is included in this fee. Additional trophies can still be purchased.
This has been made possible thanks to our new sponsors and partners, who have enabled us to pass our cost savings on to winners. All entries are still FREE for all sectors.
* Trophy included: The Award Acceptance Fee includes 1x Winner’s trophy only. If you win multiple awards, additional trophies may be purchased at £99 +VAT.
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Our judging panel are business experts with a wealth of knowledge in various industries. They lend their experience and business acumen to the many award sectors we cover.
Our panel consists of dozens of private & public guest judges; below are a few of our business experts who will be selecting shortlists, winners and finalists in our awards!
Interested in being a guest judge? Contact us here.
|Type||Award/category||Description / Criteria|
|Primary||Best New Car Dealership||Honours a dealership that consistently provides an exceptional range of new cars, alongside exemplary customer service and competitive pricing.|
|Primary||Best Second Hand Car Dealership||Celebrates a dealership that excels in offering high-quality, reliable second-hand cars, maintaining transparency and trustworthiness in all transactions.|
|Primary||Best Newcomer Car Dealership||Acknowledges a recently established dealership that has rapidly made its mark, demonstrating exceptional growth, customer satisfaction, and potential for future success.|
|Primary||Best Customer Focused Sales||Recognises a dealership that prioritises customer needs, offering personalised sales experiences that maximise satisfaction and foster long-term relationships.|
|Primary||Best After Sales Customer Care||Celebrates a dealership that provides superior after-sales services, ensuring customer satisfaction beyond the initial purchase and contributing to customer loyalty.|
|Primary||Best Customer Support Team||Recognises a dealership with a customer support team that consistently delivers swift, effective, and compassionate assistance, enhancing the overall customer experience.|
|Primary||Diversity and Inclusion Champion||Celebrates a dealership that embraces diversity and fosters an inclusive culture, promoting equal opportunities for all and contributing to a more equitable industry.|
|Primary||Fastest Financial Growth||In recognition of a dealership that has shown remarkable financial growth, indicative of successful business practices and strong customer relationships.|
|Primary||Fastest Growing Team||Praises a dealership that has rapidly expanded its team, indicative of a thriving work environment and strong leadership.|
|Primary||Best Use of Technology||Recognises a dealership that effectively uses advanced technology to enhance the car buying experience, streamline operations, and drive innovation.|
|Primary||Strongest Leadership||Awards a dealership that exemplifies strong leadership, creating a supportive work culture, driving team performance, and steering successful customer engagements.|
|Primary||Best Independent Car Dealership||Honours an independently-owned dealership that offers superior service, selection, and customer satisfaction, outperforming others despite its smaller size.|
|Primary||Biggest Community Impact||Recognises a dealership that goes beyond selling cars, making significant contributions to its local community through philanthropy, engagement, or sustainable practices.|
|Primary||Triumph Over Adversity||Celebrates a dealership that has overcome significant challenges, demonstrating resilience, innovation, and determination in the face of adversity.|
|Primary||Greatest Car Dealership As Reviewed By Customers||Honours a dealership that consistently receives high ratings and positive reviews from customers, reflecting its commitment to excellence in service, sales, and support.|
|Vertical||Best Supplier of Disability Access Vehicles||Honours a dealership that specialises in disability-access vehicles, offering a wide range of options and demonstrating a commitment to accessibility and inclusivity.|
|Vertical||Best Service And MOT Department||Celebrates a dealership that provides top-notch service and MOT facilities, ensuring car safety, reliability, and longevity.|
|Vertical||Most Innovative Marketing Strategy||Recognises a dealership that employs creative and effective marketing strategies, enhancing brand visibility and attracting a diverse range of customers.|
|Vertical||Most User Friendly Website||Acknowledges a dealership with an intuitive, easy-to-navigate website that enhances the online car shopping experience.|
|Vertical||Biggest Electric Vehicle Investment||Awards a dealership that leads in the promotion and sales of electric vehicles, demonstrating a strong commitment to sustainable transportation and future mobility.|
|Vertical||Best Social Media Campaign||For a dealership that has leveraged social media effectively, creating engaging content that resonates with audiences and drives brand visibility and sales.|
|Vertical||Most Valuable Warranty Provider||Acknowledges a dealership that offers comprehensive, value-added warranty options, enhancing customer peace of mind and satisfaction post-purchase.|
|Vertical||Most Effective Car Showroom||Recognises a dealership with a meticulously designed, customer-friendly showroom that enhances the car buying experience through its layout, information availability, and overall atmosphere.|
|Vertical||Greatest Variety of Finance Options||Celebrates a dealership that offers a wide range of flexible, customer-centric financing options, making car ownership more accessible and affordable.|
If you need any assistance completing this form, please contact us:
Award winning entries typically provide over 500 words providing meaningful and relevant details related to the categories they have entered. Telling us why you are entering these particular categories tends to help. Be specific: for example, if the category is Fastest Growing Company, provide details of how your company has grown and include basic revenue figures (eg. YoY £/%) so we can get a feel for the business growth you’re experiencing. Where possible and relevant to do so, including links to reviews/testimonials and digital assets to support your entry will also help.
Example Entry in Travel Awards:
Best Travel Company – Adventure Holidays
Excursionists UK is a travel company that specialises in adventure holidays designed to challenge and inspire our customers. Our range of adventure activities, including mountaineering, trekking, skiing, and scuba diving, are carefully curated to offer unique and unforgettable experiences.
At Excursionists UK, we believe that adventure holidays should be about more than just adrenaline-fueled activities. Our approach to adventure travel is to provide immersive and authentic experiences that connect our customers with local communities, cultures, and environments.
One of our standout adventure holiday packages is our Everest Base Camp Trek. This 14-day trek takes you through the stunning Khumbu region of Nepal, with expert guides and porters on hand to help you navigate the challenging terrain. Along the way, you will experience traditional Sherpa culture, visit ancient monasteries, and enjoy panoramic views of the world’s highest mountain.
Another popular adventure holiday package is our Arctic Expedition Cruise. This 8-day cruise takes you on a journey through the icy waters of the Arctic, with opportunities to see polar bears, walruses, and other Arctic wildlife up close. You will also have the chance to visit remote Inuit communities and learn about their way of life.
At Excursionists UK, we are committed to providing high-quality adventure holidays that are safe, sustainable, and responsible. We work closely with local communities and conservation organisations to ensure that our activities have a positive impact on the environment and the people who live there.
Our commitment to providing high-quality adventure holidays has been recognised with previous accolades including the Best Adventure Travel Company award at the 2020 British Travel Awards and the Best Small Tour Operator award at the 2021 Adventure Tourism Awards.
Rising Star Award:
Samantha Jones, Sales Manager at Excursionists UK
Samantha Jones is a dynamic and innovative sales manager who has helped to establish Excursionists UK as a rising star in the travel retail industry. Her commitment to personalised travel planning and sustainable travel has set her apart and made her a strong candidate for the Travel Retailer Rising Star Award.
Samantha’s innovative approach to travel retail, including her personalised travel planning service, has helped to increase revenue for Excursionists UK. By offering tailored travel solutions that meet the specific needs and interests of our customers, Samantha has been able to drive repeat business and attract new customers, ultimately contributing to our bottom line.
Thank you for choosing Business Awards UK. Please complete the following entry form and supply any additional documents using the file upload section at the end of the form.