First IBIS Global Collision Awards presented in Milan

Day one of the IBIS Global Summit 2023 conference ended on a high with the presentation of the inaugural IBIS Global Collision Awards. The awards are a recognition of the exceptional work, innovation, and resilience displayed by individuals and companies in the global collision repair industry.

Two awards were presented by IBIS CEO Jason Moseley – the Outstanding Contribution to the Collision Repair Industry accolade was awarded to President and CEO of Caliber, Mark Sanders; and the Lifetime Achievement in the Collision Repair Industry went to VeriFacts’ Farzam Afshar.

Moseley said: “We’re delighted to recognise Mark and Farzam in the first IBIS Global Collision Awards, especially in front of all our industry friends and colleagues at the IBIS Global Summit here in Milan. It was the perfect way to wrap up a fantastic day of knowledge sharing and networking.”

IBIS has built up an enviable reputation as a source of high-level information and market analysis with the 2023 calendar of events continuing discussions on a global scale around the conference theme “Sustainable Strategies for Success”.

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Notes for editors

Since the first IBIS conference in 2001, the International Bodyshop Industry Symposium (IBIS) has become firmly established as the leading global conference and networking provider for automotive collision repair industry leaders and influencers.

The inaugural conference was held at the Celtic Manor Resort in Wales and hosted 120 delegates from 12 countries. Since then, IBIS events have been held at venues on five continents, reaching more than a thousand influencers each year, with the Global Summit annually attracting more than 350 delegates from around 30 countries.

IBIS continues to spread its world-class conferencing in new territories and has recently visited markets across the globe including Ireland, USA, India, South Africa, China, Brazil, Mexico, the Middle East and Turkey.

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