And the winners are….

And the winners are….

Last night saw the presentation of several awards at the Skillmiles Alba awards for 2012, held at the Radisson Blu Hotel in Glasgow. The evening was a great success with a total of £4000 raised for the automotive charity Ben. As well as this worthwhile fundraising there was also a total of nine awards handed out with the following representatives of the automotive industry winning on the night:

The Individual Award sponsored by Giles Insurance Brokers

Colin Buchanan

IMI Member Association Award sponsored by Giles Insurance Brokers

West of Scotland (accepted by John Taylor, Chairman of West of Scotland MA)

Training Provider Award sponsored by Giles Insurance Brokers

GTG Training (Accepted by David Scott, Chief Executive GTG Training Ltd)

Automotive Group Award sponsored by Giles Insurance Brokers

Macrae & Dick (accepted by Andy Grzesinksi, Group Managing Director)

Franchised Dealer Award sponsored by Manheim Auction Group

John Clark BMW, Aberdeen (accepted by Chris Clark Director)

Independent Garage Award sponsored by Dingbro Ltd

Allied Vehicles (accepted by Gerry Facenna, Chairman, and Carol Meldrum, Training and Development Manager)

Support Organisation Award sponsored by IMI Awards Ltd

Knockhill Racing Circuit (accepted by Stuart Gray, Events and Marketing Director

Ignition Award sponsored by IMI Awards Ltd

West Lothian College (accepted by Robert Drummond, Motor Vehicle Lecturer)

Special Achievement Award

Lee McManus

Ryan McKie

Congratulations go to all the winners and a big thank you to the SMTA and sponsors Giles Insurance Brokers, Manheim Auction Group, Dingbro Ltd and the IMI Awards Ltd. As part of celebrating the winners hard work and success, Scots Auto Scene will be featuring an in-depth article on one of the winners each month to showcase the great initiatives that are happening throughout the automotive industry throughout Scotland.