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The Independent Automotive Aftermarket Federation

IAAF Activity Report: A new-look Federation is coming

Date: Friday 27 October 2023

Updates on IAAF events, sponsorship opportunities and brand evolution

Awards Dinner

With just six weeks to go to the Annual Conference and Awards Dinner, the event is on course to sell out. With just a handful of places left for the dinner, please book your place for both the Conference and Awards Dinner with Angela Neale, via email:

Annual Conference – The Brilliance of Resilience

With keynote speeches from former trader Nick Leeson and motivational speaker Claire Lomas, the conference is going to the busiest yet. The full speaker line-up includes Tina Drayson of CCM Garage, Neil Pattemore of IAAF, Quentin le Hetet of GIPA, Jack Wilson of eBay, Francis West of WestTek and Laurence Abbott of Autotech Connect, and a panel featuring Julia Muir of Automotive30, Neil Grant of Hella, Laura Hall of Maverick Diagnostics and Annick Jourdenais of LKQ Euro Car Parts. 

Pride of Aftermarket Awards

Nominated companies will receive their application forms in the coming days. Nominations for six of the eight awards categories will be considered by a judging panel with the remaining two, Service Provider and Product of the Year, to be voted for by the public.

Sponsorship opportunities

There are still some sponsorship opportunities available to members to promote their business at the IAAF Conference and Annual Awards Dinner 2023.

At the conference, members are welcome to exhibit at our service village at a cost of £250 per stand. 
Video advert slots within the conference are also available at a cost of £250 per video.

Awards Dinner Partner sponsorships are still available at a cost of £1,500. 

This package includes:

  • Company brand on screen during event,
  • Full page advert in event programme,
  • Sponsorship of the IAAF eBulletin for one week,
  • Sponsorship of the IAAF Products & Services eBulletin for one week, sent to over 15,000 garages.

Finally, IAAF is evolving…

In the coming weeks and months, a new brand identity will be rolled out to support the membership’s evolution, this will include a new look logo, website and ebulletin. Thank you for your support in this much needed change. A set of brand guidelines and copy of the logo will be made available to you.