Frequently Asked Questions


What are the WhatVan? Awards?

For over 20 years now, the WhatVan? Awards has been an integral and highly-anticipated fixture of the LCV industry calendar, rewarding the best of the best in the LCV market. This year we have added 3 new categories expanding on the success of last year to make this the largest event yet.

Who can enter?

The WhatVan? Awards are open to: - Public/Private Sector Fleets and Fleet Managers - Van/LCV Manufacturers - Van Converters - Leasing Companies - Insurance Companies - Rental Companies - Remarketing Companies - Van Dealer Groups - Fleet Suppliers (Aftermarket Accessories / Fleet Management / Risk Management / SMR)

Why should I enter?

There are many reasons to enter the WhatVan? Awards, such as: - Independent judging by industry peers - Public recognition of public / service excellence - USP amongst increased market competition - Opportunity to attract new business If that still isn't enough to entice you, please click here for further reasons to enter.

What are the categories?

For a full list of categories and criteria, please click here.

Who are previous winners?

To find out previous winners of the WhatVan? Awards, please click here.


When do entries close?

Entries are now closed for the 2020 WhatVan? Awards.

When will judging take place?

Judging will take place in late-October.

Who are the judges?

The judging panel will be announced in due course.

Awards Ceremony

When is the awards ceremony?

The 2020 WhatVan? Awards will be taking place on Wednesday 11th December 2019, with the drinks reception commencing at 12.30pm.

Where is the awards ceremony?

The 2020 WhatVan? Awards will be taking place at Hilton London Bankside, a short walk from London Blackfriars station and Southark tube station.

What are the closest transport links?

Hilton London Bankside is within walking distance of the following train and tube stations: - Southwark (Jubilee Line) – 5 minutes - Waterloo East (via Southwark Tube Station Entrance) - 5 minutes
- Blackfriars (direct connections to Gatwick Airport, District and Circle lines) – 6 minutes
- Waterloo (Northern, Jubilee, Waterloo and City lines) – 10 minutes
- London Bridge (Northern and Jubilee) – 10 minutes

Do I need to bring a ticket with me?

Due to What Van?'s continued commitment to protect the environment, we do not send out physical invitations. Upon your arrival, kindly make your way to the WhatVan? Awards welcome desk where our welcome team will check your name against the guest list.

What should I do if I can no longer attend?

Should you be unable to attend the lunch, substitute guests are always welcome at no extra charge. Alternatively, if you confirm your cancellation in writing before Friday 1st November 2019, you will receive a prompt refund. We regret that no refunds can be made or invoices cancelled after this time and the full rate will be payable. If you can no longer attend, please contact

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