AM is to help judge the first industry awards dedicated to video, organised by automotive video technology supplier CitNOW.
A jury of four national experts in automotive sales, aftersales and the body shop and repair industry, presided over by Andrew Howells, chairman and founder of CitNOW, will select the final winners in the seven categories. The panel includes head of digital and associate editor Jeremy Bennett.
Alongside him will be:
- Tim Smith, group strategy director at GForces
- Tim Kiek, editor of the Institute of the Motor Industry Magazine
- Andy Entwistle, director at Blackball Media
The CitNOW Video Awards are free to enter and categories include:
- Best CitNOW workshop video
- Best CitNOW sales video
- Best CitNOW bodyshop video
- Best CitNOW web video
- Best overseas CitNOW video
- Best overall CitNOW video
- Most creative use of CitNOW video.
The winners will be revealed at the inaugural CitNOW Video Awards ceremony, hosted by Alistair Jeff, CitNOW commercial director, at BAFTA in Piccadilly, London.
Guest speaker for the event is ex-QVC presenter Dexter Moscow (pictured), who will offer attendees his insight on how to speak to an ‘invisible audience’.
Alistair Horsburgh, CitNOW chief executive, said: “We’re receiving a high level of entries from some of the main players in this industry so it’s only right that we have experienced and innovative people on the judging panel who can assess the nominations.
“Each one brings with them their own relevant sector knowledge and experience, and the panel as a whole adds weight and credibility to winning a CitNOW Video Award”.
The deadline for entering the CitNOW Video Awards is Tuesday, June 23.
Information on how to enter is available at www.citnowawards.com.