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The F&I Conference & Awards Dinner is an ideal opportunity to showcase your brand amongst key industry figures. 2017's exhibiting sponsors are...

Headline Sponsor - Barclays Partner Finance

Barclays Partner Finance is one of the UK’s largest providers of point-of-sale finance, each year offering thousands of business partners a way to maximise their sales and help their customers afford new purchases. With strong connections to a number of business sectors including retail, motor and leisure, in addition to their personal customers, Barclays Partner Finance are the perfect fit for the F&I Conference 2017.

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Established in 1978, MB&G Insurance is one of the UK’s leading suppliers of warranty and associated products to the leisure and motor industry. 

With manufacturers, insurers, large dealer groups and small independents amongst our rapidly expanding client base, MB&G can offer a wide range of solutions to match your requirements. 

In addition, we provide remarketing opportunities for GAP and a wide range of other insurance products.

Our experienced and professional telesales team works closely with our partners to help identify opportunities and maximise revenues, turning your missed opportunities into additional sales.

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Co-Sponsor - Vauxhall Finance

Sponsors of the Business Manager of the Year Award Vauxhall provides a comprehensive range of financial products and services for automotive Retail Customers, Commercial Customers(Retailers) and Wholesale Funding. Retail finance provides the customer with finance options when purchasing a new or used vehicle. Wholesale finance plans are provided to Retailers so they can have the fullest range of new and used vehicles for demonstration and sale. Our commercial lending services help Retailers with funding for business management and development. We also provide financial products to Vauxhall, MG & SsangYong and other independent Dealers in the UK.

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Co-Sponsor - Click Dealer

Sponsors of the F&I Digital Award Click Dealer Limited is a data driven end to end automotive software provider that empowers its customers to make informed decisions through greater business insights in order to accelerate profits.

Our advanced technology enables our dealers to have data at their fingertips, providing them with the business intelligence required to take their company to the next level.

As a profitability partner Click Dealer’s software incorporates enhanced stock-management functionality as well as website building packages, improved advertising, finance calculators, tailored digital showrooms, finance partner branding, social media management and much more to help our dealer’s run their businesses as smoothly as possible.We aim to provide the very best solutions so that our customers can save time, money and ultimately increase profitability.

With over 15 years experience in the automotive industry and mature systems to match we have all aspects of running your dealership covered.

Our experience and years of great customer feedback has enabled us to create some impressive functions that are tremendously beneficial to our dealers. We believe in making the day to day running of a dealership easier through the use of innovative technology. Saving our customers time and money provides a great sense of achievement and is what keeps our team so motivated and passionate

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Co-Sponsor - Billing Finance

F&I Awards Drinks Reception Sponsor & Heads or Tails Game Sponsor.

Billing Finance is a family-run company based in Northamptonshire, offering near-prime finance for cars, motorbikes, caravans and vans.

We’re a close-knit team that really understands the financial process from a customer’s point of view.

So we treat every case individually, every application for finance as an opportunity to help someone get where they want to be. We pride ourselves on offering a bespoke level of service to our dealers. By working closely with them, we can convert an otherwise declined deal into a paid out one.

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Co-Sponsor - Fantastic Media

Fantastic Media is a full service marketing agency that works in partnership with you to create award winning marketing strategies which exceed your business objectives.

Our philosophy is simple, yet effective - to get to know you! We get under the skin of your company, understand your products inside out and build positive relationships with your target markets, helping you to drive your business forward.

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Co-Sponsor - BNP Paribas

BNP Paribas Personal Finance is a leader in motor finance around the world lending in excess  of £10 billion per annum .

We are now looking to leverage the power of  the Group to launch full retail and stock funding facilities to grow our presence in the UK.

We are using our collective expertise and know-how to define innovative and responsible motor finance solutions for partners and consumers. 

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Co-Sponsor - Premia Solutions

Premia Solutions was founded in the year 2000 and specialise in providing a range of bespoke white label insurance products for UK dealers. Our vision is to be the most trusted and respected insurance product and service provider for the UK Automotive Industry by partnering with our clients and provide the highest level of dealer development support, outstanding customer service and market leading white label insurance product offerings.

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Co-Sponsor - InsureThat

There's nothing more attractive to customers than a truly free offer, and thanks to our integration with DealTrak, this innovative programme requires no complicated and time-consuming paperwork on your part.

InsureThat's innovative approach to providing customers with free 30 day GAP Insurance is shaking up the dealer market, requires no investment from you, and provides you with a valuable additional revenue stream.

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Co-Sponsor - Moneybarn

Sponsors of the Broker of the Year Award. Here at Moneybarn, we pride ourselves on having a unique approach to offering car finance and we are able to offer more people car finance than most conventional finance companies. Our business is based on five guiding principles which ensure our position as a market leader in specialist car finance.

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Co-Sponsor - The Warranty Group

Celebrating more than 50 years of industry leadership, The Warranty Group is one of the world’s premier providers of warranty solutions and related benefits, serving more than 50 countries through our 1,600+ employees.

With Virginia Surety Company and London General Insurance Company as our wholly-owned insurance companies, The Warranty Group is a single-source solution that provides underwriting, claims administration, and marketing expertise to many of the world’s leading manufacturers, distributors, and retailers of consumer goods including automobiles, homes, consumer appliances, electronics, and furniture, as well as specialty insurance products and services for financial institutions. 

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Co-Sponsor - AutoProtect


Sponsors of the Networking Lounge Area and Independent Used Car Dealer of the Year (over 3 sites). AutoProtect provides insurance products and dealer warranties to vehicle manufacturers and retailers of all types and sizes throughout the UK, Europe and South America.

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Co-Sponsor - iDealFILE

With ever increasing legislation, compliance and manufacturer requirements for the secure storage, retention and accessibility of documents, the management of Deal Files is a critical process.

iDealFILE addresses all of these challenges, streamlining your vehicle sales process capturing data either directly from your dealer and third party systems or via documents uploaded using mobile devices.

iDealFILE is an integrated electronic deal file platform that turns unsecured manual paper based documents and files into secure electronic digitally signed, visible, traceable, and auditable data delivering significant time and cost savings.

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Co-Sponsor - Private & Commercial Finance

Sponsors of the F&I Product Innovation Award PCF Bank are a specialistbank providing vehicle and asset finance to consumers and businesses. At PCFBank the customer comes first.

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Co-Sponsor - Smart Insurance

Sponsors of the Independent Car Dealer of the Year (up to 3 sites) Smart Insurance is the UK’s leading minor damage insurance solution.

Their top quality product keeps vehicles in pristine condition by providing cover against repairing minor damage to cars. 

For dealers it provides significant additional revenue and profit.  For consumers it is a beneficial and desirable product that helps maintain vehicle value.

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Co-Sponsor - Codeweavers

Sponsors of the WIFI &  Sub Prime F&I Performance of the Year Award Codeweavers is an innovative, agile, fast growing information technology specialist providing smart technology to a growing client base including; car manufacturers, financecompanies, dealers and fleet funders for over 15 years.

Codeweavers IT development principles reflect the business’ values-led culture customer-centric ethos. The technology is designed to help customers make decisions that support their needs, delivering the great customer outcomes.With a strong reputation for delivering on time, on budget, supported by an ‘up time’ of 99.9% for its technology.

Clients trust Codeweavers to deliver.

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Co-Sponsor - Car Finance Giant

Sponsors of Lender of the Year Award. Founded Car Finance Giant in order to provide the UK market with a wide range of financial products related to cars and vehicles. We add that special personal touch – no two loan applications are the same, neither are the applicants and that is why we take the time to treat your case with the attention it deserves. We don’t offer a ‘one package suits all’ deal and will ensure that any offers that are provided to you are suitable for you and your circumstances. We trawl the market and pull together relevant offers so that you don’t have to.

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Co-Sponsor - Raphaels Finance

Sponsors of the Treating Customers Fairly Award and Lanyards Raphaels Bank can trace its origins to 1787 and is the second oldest independent UK bank.

Today, Raphael Finance provides both consumer and asset finance facilities to customers in a wide range of industry sectors. We pride ourselves on manual underwriting for our loans, this means we do not use electronic scorecards but offer a truly personal service, treating customers individually on the merits of their financial capabilities.

Through our network of brokers, we offer hire purchase loans for vehicles in addition to specialist loans including wheelchair adapted vehicles and asset finance for small and medium sized businesses. 

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Co-Sponsor - 1st Stop Car Finance

Sponsors of the F&I Lead Generation Award.

1st Stop Car Finance are a traditional hire purchase lender who focuses on an individual's circumstances when offering an acceptance and rates.

Due to our lending criteria we are able to offer finance to a lot of customers other companies may not.

1st Stop always lends responsibility and puts the customer at the heart of everything we do.

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Location: Royal Armouries, Leeds

Date: Thursday 18th October 2018

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