The 2017 UK Tyre Industry Awards entry forms are now available. 2017 sees the launch of a new award category for Tyre Technician Apprentice of the Year, sponsored by the Worshipful Company of Wheelwrights. 2016 saw 57 finalists battle it out for these most coveted awards – so will your company be shortlisted or beat the usual suspects to perhaps lift one of the coveted trophies in 2017?

Benefits to your company of an award entry:

  • All those shortlisted for awards will be promoted in pre-show publicity by the NTDA and will be free to use an ‘NTDA 2017 Tyre Industry Awards FINALIST’ logo that can be placed on all company stationery, marketing materials, social media channels and website;
  • Winners will receive an engraved trophy and a set of professional photographs that can be used for post event purposes;
  • Winners will be entitled to use the ‘NTDA 2017 Tyre Industry Awards WINNER’ logo that can be placed on all company stationery, marketing materials, social media channels and website;
  • Extensive post-event publicity will be extended to the professional tyre trade press and full details of all finalists and winners, including photos, will be included in the 2018 NTDA Tyre Industry Directory.

Entries are only accepted from NTDA members and companies that are members of Tyre Industry Federation trade associations on the official NTDA entry form. The form and entry requirements brochure can be obtained from Alison Keitch, Membership Secretary via E: alisonkeitch@ntda.co.uk or T: +44 (0)1296 482128

The Awards will be presented to the winners, at a ceremony sponsored by Sailun, at the NTDA Annual Dinner which will take place on Thursday 12th October 2017, at the Double Tree by Hilton Milton Keynes, Stadium MK, Stadium Way West, Milton Keynes, MK1 1ST. This fabulous, sell out, black tie event, which is attended by over 600 of the great and good of the tyre industry and automotive aftercare market, provides great networking opportunities and, together with the NTDA Tyre Industry Conference which is held on the same day, is the premier social occasion for the UK Tyre Industry.

Award categories in 2017 are:

  1. REACT Roadside Technician of the Year, sponsored by: Zenises
  2. Truck and Agricultural Tyre Supplier of the Year, sponsored by: Jelf Beaumonts
  3. Aftermarket Equipment Supplier of the Year, sponsored by: Automechanika
  4. Industry Marketing Campaign of the Year: Available for sponsorship
  5. Staff Training & Development Initiative of the Year: Available for sponsorship
  6. Tyre Wholesaler of the Year: Available for sponsorship
  7. Tyre Manufacturer of the Year, sponsored by: Maritime Cargo Services
  8. Tyre Technician Apprentice of the Year, sponsored by: The Worshipful Company of Wheelwrights
  9. Tyre Retail Centre of the Year, sponsored by: Pirelli

The opening date for entries is Friday 30th March 2017 and the closing date is Friday 4th August 2017. Entries must be submitted on the official entry form. Entries arriving after the closing date or without the required testimonials will not be considered.