The IMI Annual Dinner 2018

Award Winners - 2018 IMI Annual Dinner

We're pleased to announce the Award winners from the 2018 IMI Annual Dinner

Contribution to the Motor Industry

Award sponsored by:

Euro Car Parts


Andy Tuberfield, Halfords

Contribution to the Work of the IMI

Award sponsored by:



Kathryn Beaurain, Pro Align Ltd

Outstanding Individual Achievement

Award sponsored by:

Kärcher UK & Ireland


Paul Sewell, Chesterfield College

Sue Brownson Award


Linda Jackson

IMI Key Contact of the Year Award


Paul Jarvis, Birmingham MA

IMI Honary Fellow - 2018 IMI Annual Dinner

John Bloor

Triumph Motorcycles

Andy Goss

Jaguar Landrover

Ian Robertson


Recognition Awards for motor industry stars

IMI have three national awards to recognise the outstanding contribution that both individuals and organisations make to the work of the IMI and to the development of the motor industry.

Nominations for the 2019 Awards are now open

Nominate yourself or someone else you think deserves to be honoured for their incredible work in our industry. The shortlisted nominees will be invited to the IMI Annual Dinner, taking place on the 6th March at the Intercontinental, Park Lane – London, where the winners will be announced during the evenings award ceremony.

You can sample the atmosphere of the glittering occasion here.

The 2019 categories are:

Contribution to the work of the IMI

The winner of this award will be an individual who has significantly assisted the work of the IMI. They may have been helping to raise skill levels in the sector, enhancing the reputation of professionals in the industry, or will have successfully promoted the values of the IMI.

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Contribution to the Motor Industry

This award will go to an individual or an organisation that has overcome a business challenge, for example with the development of a new product, service or a management system, or has made a significant contribution in the line of their work that has benefited the industry as a whole.

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Outstanding Individual Achievement

This will be presented to an individual who is an inspiration to young and old alike. Someone who has made a significant contribution to the work of the IMI and the motor industry and by their actions will have shown how to mix commercial success with positive outcomes for staff, consumers and the economy.

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Podium places for Motor Industry Stars 2018

The winners of the 2018 Recognition Awards

Kathryn Beaurain from Pro Align Ltd who was recognised for her contribution to the work of the IMI, Paul Sewell from Chesterfield College for his outstanding individual achievement and Andy Tuberfield from Halfords who picked up the Contribution to the Motor Industry award.

IMI Sponsorship Opportunities

The evening is a wonderful networking opportunity with a gathering of influential personalities from across the automotive industry.

Sponsorship Contact

For information on sponsoring this or other IMI events, please contact:

Wendy Hennessy
Tel: +(44) 07721 127983

Need more information? Contact us

Tickets are now on sale for 2019 Annual Dinner.


For ticket information – please contact The Events Team at or call us on +44 (0) 1992 511521.

Sponsorship Opportunities

For sponsorship opportunities with the IMI, please contact Wendy Hennessy at or call on +44 (0) 7721 127 983.