How good is your garage?

How good is your garage?

The BIG Awards

How good is your garage? Do you provide exceptional customer service, offer unique services or pride yourself in your online engagement? Tell us what makes your garage special by entering The BIG Awards 2023, and get the recognition your business deserves! 

With entries spanning 18 categories covering all aspects of running a successful business in the independent garage sector, no matter the shape or size of your garage you’ll find an award to put your business forward for.


  • Apprentice Programme of the Year
  • British Independent Garage of the Year
  • Business Improvement Award
  • Community Engagement Award
  • Consumer Choice Award
  • Customer Service Award
  • Digital Engagement Award
  • Diversity, Equality & Inclusion Award
  • Garage Equipment Provider of the Year
  • Garage Management System of the Year
  • Independent Used Car Retailer of the Year
  • Innovation Award
  • Large Independent Garage of the Year
  • Outstanding Achievement Award
  • Parts Supplier of the Year
  • Small Independent Garage of the Year
  • Specialist Garage of the Year
  • Training and Development Award


Click Here to Enter Your Garage!


Why Enter the BIG Awards?

BIG award winners will receive a trophy, prizes and recognition from the UK’s largest trade body for independent garages, plus industry-wide press coverage, all giving you countless marketing opportunities and raising the profile of your business.

All shortlisted garages will also receive two complimentary tickets to an extraordinary evening of entertainment, celebration and dancing at Leicester City Football Club on Friday 22nd September 2023.

So, what are you waiting for? Submit your entry, clear your diary and get ready to celebrate Britain’s best and brightest independent garages at the industry party of the year!

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! To book tickets to the BIG Awards 2023, please call 01788 225 908 or order online at

To find out what the judges are looking for in each category and enter your garage, visit:


Take a look at the photo gallery from this year’s fantastic awards evening here:

The BIG Awards 2022