Car Finance Awards 2018

Thu Jun 7, 2018
18:30 - 01:00
The Nottingham Belfry Hotel

Coming straight after Credit Strategy’s acclaimed Car Finance Conference, the Car Finance Awards represent the UK’s best opportunity for dealers, lenders and brokers to get together and enjoy themselves while celebrating a year of hard work.


Big 2017 winners included:

  • Vauxhall Finance which picked up two awards for Best Company to Work for in Car Finance and Best Manufacturer Finance Provider.
  • Black Horse, whose director of products, propositions and business enablement, Jim McCaffrey, delivered a keynote speech at the conference, took the trophy for Customer Service Excellence while MotoNovo Finance scooped the coveted Innovation Award.
  • The Car Finance Awards is also about reflecting individual talent and one name to watch is Laura Barker (pictured above) at DSG Financial Services, who took home the judges award for Rising Star.


The entry process will be open later this year. Stay up to date for latest news regarding next year’s categories, entry dates and criteria on how to submit an award winnig entry!


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Winners 2017

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Congratulations to the 2017 Car Finance Award winners!


Winners 2017

Winner CFA 2017 - 1

Equiniti Pancredit & Intelligent Environments

Best Use of Technology

Winner CFA 2017 - 2

Black Horse

Customer Service Excellence sponsored by Equiniti Pancredit

Winner CFA 2017 - 3

Joyce Rarity, Arnold Clark

Judges award for Best Relationship Manager

Winner CFA 2017 - 4

Laura Barker, DSG Financial Services

Judges award for Rising Star

Winner CFA 2017 - 5

Stephen Sklaroff, director general, Finance & Leasing Association

Judges award for Car Finance Personality of the Year

Winner CFA 2017 - 6

Shoosmiths LLP

Best Law Firm

Winner CFA 2017 - 7


Best Technology Partner

Winner CFA 2017 - 8

MotoNovo Finance

Innovation Award

Winner CFA 2017 - 9

NextGear Capital UK


Winner CFA 2017 - 10

DSG Financial Services

Best Service for Dealers

Winner CFA 2017 - 11


Best Retailer for Finance – sponsored by Evolution Funding

Winner CFA 2017 - 12

Evolution Funding

Best Broker – sponsored by Amigo Loans

Winner CFA 2017 - 13


Best Specialist Car Finance Provider

Winner CFA 2017 - 14

ALPHERA Financial Services

Best Independent Lender (Non-Bank Owned)

Winner CFA 2017 - 15

Northridge Finance

Best Independent Lender (Bank Owned) sponsored by Evolution Funding

Winner CFA 2017 - 16

Vauxhall Finance

Best Company to Work for in Car Finance

Winner CFA 2017 - 17

Vauxhall Finance

Best Manufacturer Finance Provider sponsored by Intelligent Environments

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The Conference

The only conference dedicated to lenders and retailers in UK point of sale motor finance will return

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The Car Finance Conference gathers finance houses, dealers and brokers alike, for what previous attendees are calling the motor finance industry’s flagship conference.


Gathering high quality speakers, all of the leaders in either lending or motor retail businesses – they address an audience represented by all the industry’s stakeholder groups, with the vast majority of the UK’s key lenders, dealers and brokers among them.



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Each person receives one welcome drink, a three course meal followed by coffee & petit fours, half a bottle of wine and water.


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The Nottingham Belfry Hotel is ideally located at the entrance to Nottingham, just a mile from J26 of the M1, 15 miles from East Midlands Airport and just 5 miles from the city centre.

The hotel has 250 car parking spaces and comes with an electric car charging point.

Free internet access is provided for all guests.

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