Entries are open for the BIG Awards 2024 – Enter here!

Entries are open for the BIG Awards 2024 – Enter here!

The BIG Awards

Entries are now open for the Independent Garage Association’s (IGA) British Independent Garage of the Year Awards 2024; a night to showcase and celebrate the best of Britain’s independent automotive sector.

Why Enter the BIG Awards?

Join us as we shine a spotlight on the backbone of the independent automotive industry – from outstanding garages to industry suppliers. With 15 categories waiting to honour running an independent automotive business, your chance to claim your well-deserved moment in the spotlight starts here!

Seize the chance to stand out, inspire, and be celebrated among the best in the business.

Click here to enter The BIG Awards 2024!


  • 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

About The BIG Awards

As the UK’s largest representative trade body for independent garages, we’re giving independents the recognition they deserve with awards truly created by the industry, for the industry. The BIG Awards are open to all and recognise garages across the length and breadth of Britain, with categories highlighting all areas that contribute to making the independent garage stand out from the crowd.

We have designed awards with meaning that garages can take pride in, as well as creating an incredible awards evening that’s welcoming and enjoyable for workshops and teams of all sizes. You won’t want to miss the industry night of the year!