Paint & Panel Bodyshop Awards

This is your chance to nominate your favourite shop, your staff or yourself. 

Nominate NowAward Categories:

Best Shop categories:

Best Practice categories: 

 Entries close Friday 19th June 2020 

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How the nomination process works

Anyone from the repair industry (such as paint and equipment suppliers, insurers, customers etc) can nominate a shop for any of our award categories or you can self-nominate.

Each nomination is considered on its own merits - it doesn't matter whether it has been nominated multiple times or just once.

Shops without websites will not be considered for judging. You will be notified by email that you have been nominated (we will be sending out weekly emails and we'll be asking you which size category you are in if you have been nominated for best shop (see below).

There are four categories for the best bodyshop awards which are based on your annual turnover:

Boutique:       Up to $3m

Medium:         Between $3m - $5m (NSW, QLD, VIC only)

Large:             $5m+

New:               This is either a new build or a shop which has been substantially renovated within the last18 months.

You will be asked to tell us what category you are in after the nominations have closed.

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What is the judging criteria?

Here are the basics that a shop must comply with in order to be considered.

Comfortable customer facilities

  •          Comfortable customer facilities
  •          A clean, tidy reception
  •          Good signage
  •          Dedicated estimating space
  •          Investment in the latest repair technology
  •          Organised equipment storage
  •          Organised parts area
  •          Robust training schedule for correct use of equipment to achieve repairs to manufacturers’ specifications
  •          Staff welfare
  •          A clean, healthy work environment
  •          Good OH&S procedure
  •          Staff development
  •          Acceptable staff facilities
  •          Green initiatives
  •          Solid recycling program including thinners
  •          A website
  •          Efficient office organisation
  •          Clean toilets

What scores extra points?

  • Having a coherent vision for the future of your businesses
  • Demonstrating how you have adapted your business to meet current challenges
  • Innovation in business practice
  • Involvement in the industry - trade associations or industry business groups
  • Marketing program which connects with customers and work providers, social media involvement
  • Bringing on the next generation – apprentices etc.
  • Sustainable business practices such as solar installations and intelligent business planning

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