THE 2017/18 CARS.CO.ZA CONSUMER AWARDS
DescriptionConceived to be South Africa’s definitive automotive awards programme, #CarsAwards has steadily grown in stature, reach and influence since the inaugural event in 2016. Apart from being supported by WesBank, South Africa’s largest vehicle finance provider, #CarsAwards is regarded as an energetic, impactful opening number to the automotive industry calendar. The 2017/18 Cars.co.za Consumer Awards – powered by WesBank, concluded with the announcement of the 13 category- and prestigious Brand of the Year winners at a red carpet event hosted at The Galleria in Sandton, Johannesburg on 25 January 20. The red-carpet ceremony was hosted by media personality (and #CarsAwards judge) Anele Mdoda and the featured guest speaker, Lwazi Mangwana from Google, shared valuable insights into South African car consumers’ online search activities. The event, which featured live entertainment by GoodLuck, was attended by 350 guests, including industry leaders, representatives of the finance sector, media agencies and celebrities.