Agnew Group’s Bavarian BMW Belfast dealership has claimed the prestigious Retailer of the Year award at the German car manufacturer’s annual awards event.
Held in Lisbon, the BMW Retailer of the Year Awards handed a total of 11 accolades to the UK’s best franchised operators, but the Sytner Group-owned Agnew Group site in Belfast claimed the top spot on the night.
As well as claiming the overall accolade of BMW Retailer of the Year, Bavarian BMW also claimed the BMW Retailer of the Year Marketing Champion award, capping off a successful night for Sytner’s Irish contingent.
Sytner Group also gained recognition itself, with its multi-million pound Sheffield showroom – celebrating its first year’s trading in 2018 – named as the BMW Aftersales Retailer of the Year.
The group said in a statement: “With a body shop spanning 15,000sq-ft and workshop accommodation for over 40 cars, the team at the dealership were delighted to receive this award that recognises an outstanding 2018 performance in what was the first year in their stunning new dealership.”
The team at Sytner Harold Wood were “equally proud” to be named as the BMW Financial Services Retailer of the Year, the group said.
The full list of winners at the annual BMW Retailer of the Year Awards was:
• BMW Retailer of the Year – Bavarian
• BMW Head of Business of the Year – Peter Dodson (Fairfield)
• Retail Sales – Fairfield
• Corporate Sales – Berry Group
• BMW i – Vines of Guildford
• 7 Series – Cooper Tunbridge Wells
• Customer – Lloyd Blackpool
• Marketing – Bavarian
• Aftersales – Sytner Sheffield
• Used Cars – Lloyd Cockermouth
• BMW Financial Services – Sytner Harold Wood