Introducing the Digital Dealer Best Of Awards

Nominations for the First Annual Digital Dealer Best of Awards Due: Dec. 15, 2023

The Digital Dealer Best Of Awards celebrate innovation, exceptional work, and achievements of individuals and businesses. From automotive dealerships redefining customer experience to innovative service and solution providers that have transformed industry practices, these awards pay tribute to those actively shaping the automotive landscape.

Celebrating the Best

We will spotlight the Best Of winners in a special feature in Dealer Magazine with promotion across various channels, including our newsletter, website, and social.

Call for Nominations

Join us in celebrating the Best Of in automotive! Shine a light on your own contributions or nominate a team member or business you work with.

Many of the 20+ award categories (view the full list, including sub-categories, on the Nomination Form) cater to vendors and dealerships and are adaptable to both. If a specific award category doesn’t align with your role/business, consider acknowledging a company or individual you collaborate with or admire for their exceptional efforts.

Award Categories

Hover over each category for more information.

Dealership of the Year

To be judged by impact, growth, progressiveness

Marketing & Advertising

To be judged by effectiveness, engagement, and innovation.


To be judged by effectiveness, innovation, retention, and CX.

Customer Experience (CX)

To be judged by engagement, customer centricity, customer satisfaction, and online reviews.

Excellence & Outstanding Achievement

To be judged on professional abilities, and adaptability.


To be judged by engagement, innovation, customer satisfaction and loyalty.

Innovative Auto Retail Solution

To be judged by effectiveness, engagement, and innovation.

More Details

Who May Enter
The awards contest is open to submissions from businesses or individuals based in the continental U.S. only. Entrants must be at least 18 years of age as of the date of entry. Self-nominations and nominations submitted on someone’s behalf will both be accepted.

Entries will be evaluated based on the awards criteria, using a points-based voting system. The individuals serving on the panel, as well as the points-based voting system, scores, or feedback from the panel cannot be provided to nominees or nominators.


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