Our Andy’s a judge at the inaugural CitNOW Video Awards

Time 9:45 am, June 12, 2015

Andy EntwistleCAR DEALER’S Andy Entwistle is one of the judges for the inaugural  CitNOW Video Awards.

CitNOW, the UK’s leading exponent of automotive video technology, has confirmed the judging panel will be presided over by Andrew Howells, the chairman and founder of CitNOW, will select the final winners in the seven categories.

The judging panel will comprise:

  • Tim Smith, group strategy director at GForces
  • Tim Kiek, editor of the Institute of the Motor Industry magazine
  • Jeremy Bennett, editor at Automotive Management magazine
  • Andy Entwistle, director at Blackball Media, publishers of Car Dealer Magazine and Workshop Magazine

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, the commercial director at CitNOW. Guest speaker for the event, which takes the form of a networking lunch followed by the awards ceremony, has been confirmed as ex-QVC presenter Dexter Moscow, who will offer attendees his insight on how to speak to an ‘invisible audience’.

‘We’re delighted with the calibre of the expert judges at our first CitNOW Video Awards,’ said Alistair Horsburgh, CEO at CitNOW. ‘We’re receiving a high level of entries from some of the main players in this industry so it’s only right 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, with more information on how to enter available on The judging will take place on Wednesday, July 1, with the awards presented on Wednesday, July 8 at 195 Piccadilly, the home of BAFTA.

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Colin is a former editor of Car Dealer. He left the magazine in August 2015.

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