The BIG Awards 2022: Only 6 weeks to go – don’t miss out on tickets!

The BIG Awards 2022: Only 6 weeks to go – don’t miss out on tickets!

The BIG Awards

The countdown is on for the biggest night in the independent sector’s calendar – book your tickets here or miss out on a fun-filled, celeb-packed night celebrating Britain’s best independent garages, with British Motor Show tickets included!

Only 6 weeks to go! Join us at The BIG Awards on Friday 19th August 2022 at Farnborough International for the biggest night out of the year celebrating Britain’s best independent garages, with a complimentary 4-day family ticket to The British Motor Show included!

With special celebrity hosts and entertainment, it promises to be a fantastic, fun-filled evening that will bring widespread recognition to our sector.

What’s more, the BIG Awards are being held in association with the British Motor Show 2022, which is running at Farnborough from Thursday 18th – Sunday 21st August. All tickets to The BIG Awards include a 4-day family ticket to the British Motor Show, so why not treat your team to a night out and be part of an event that truly recognises the greatest of British garages, while enjoying a weekend celebrating all things motoring.

There’s not long left to book your tickets, which are selling fast and fantastic value at only £75 + VAT per person. Tickets includes a drinks reception, three course meal, celebrity entertainment, music and dancing, and of course a family ticket to The British Motor Show 2022!

Click here to book your tickets

The BIG Awards – On The Night

When: Friday 19th August 2022, 6:30pm – 1:00am

Where: Farnborough International Exhibition & Conference Centre

Dress code: Smart casual (no jeans or trainers)

The evening will begin with a drinks reception at 6:30pm, followed by the first half of the dazzling Great British-themed awards ceremony at 7:30pm, hosted by TV personality Mark Durden-Smith.

Dinner will be served at 8:00pm and after the rest of the awards have been presented a night of exciting entertainment will begin, starting with an after dinner speech from actor and comedian Hugh Dennis. Enjoy music and dancing until late into the night, with carriages at 1:00am.

About The British Motor Show

The iconic British Motor Show celebrates all things motoring, past, present and future, taking all the things you love about cars and putting it all in one place.

The show features a full weekend of entertainment, including a Live Arena with stunts and parades, an impressive collection of supercars, experiences for children, experts on hand to discuss new car technology, as well as an array car of brands with their latest models on display – you can even book a test drive at the show! Click here to see the full lineup.

Please note that while the British Motor Show is family friendly, The BIG Awards evening is an over 18’s only event.

If you have any questions about the evening or would like to book your tickets over the phone, please call the IGA Member Helpline on 01788 225 908.

You can find out more about the awards evening and book your tickets online at

The BIG Awards are supported by our headline sponsor Allianz, the UK’s largest insurance provider. Industry sponsors also include A J Gallagher, HR Manager, MILS, Opus IVS, Skills and Education Group, Slicker, Snap-on, Solera Autodata, Spiral Utilities and Trust My Garage.