Women’s World Car of The Year Awards to be hosted at The Leasing.com London Motor & Tech Show
Ahead of International Women’s day, The Leasing.com London Motor & Tech Show is pleased to confirm that the Women’s World Car of the Year award ceremony will be held at the Event at London ExCel in May.
This follows the recent announcement that the World Car of The Year Awards will be featuring all its winners together for the first time at the event in May.
Not to be confused with the World Car of the Year awards, which will be showcasing its 2019 winners at the event in May, Women’s World Car of the Year is announced in November each year. The 37 women journalists who vote are from 28 different countries and are all are professional motoring writers.
Women journalist from around the world have voted on their car of the year, the only award voted for purely by women. On the 16thMay the journalists will present a trophy to a representative from Volvo for the XC40 which has won the 2018 Women’s World Car of the Year overall award.
Ten women motoring journalists from nine different countries, all jury members, will also have their own stand at the event – a first for any motor show since the car was invented. Where they will be displaying the winning cars and chatting to visitors.
To celebrate international Women’s day and the announcement to host the award presentation. Visitors will be able to get 10% of ticket prices to the show by entering the code ‘Womensday” at ticket checkout here. This offer will be valid until midnight on the 8thMarch.
Managing Director of Women’s World Car of the Year, Sandy Myhre from New Zealand, said the initial invitation came from the show’s organisers.
On the 17thMay they will also present a trophy to Fiona Pargeter, Global Communications Director with Jaguar Land Rover, for winning the inaugural 2018 Woman of Worth award. The award was initiated to recognise the significant contribution made by a woman in the motor industry. It is determined by popular vote among jury members.
The Leasing.com London Motor Show – Women’s World Car of the Year presentation times:
16thMay 2019 @ 2.30pm – Volvo
17thMay 2019 @10.00am – Fiona Pargeter, Jaguar Land Rover