Award Nominations

Nominations for the North East Entrepreneurial Awards 2022 are now OPEN! 

For over 19 years we've been celebrating entrepreneurs who have stood out from the crowd, leading dynamic, innovative businesses and making a genuine change to our region.

Hosted by BBC Newcastle's Alfie Joey, our black-tie awards dinner will this year take place on Friday 7th October. It is a fabulous evening of entertainment where leading figures within the North East business community come together to celebrate our high achievers, with the Hilton Newcastle Gateshead providing an inspirational setting for a fantastic occasion.

If you have already reserved your seat, additional details about the evening can be found on the 'Event Details'  page. Including the menu, accommodation and drinks packages available.

If you haven't booked a ticket don't miss out on the opportunity to join our celebration and book now!

Awards include...

Emerging Talent - An entrepreneur who is building a business of outstanding potential, which has been trading for six years or less (as of Friday 7th October 2022).

Scale-up Entrepreneur - A business owner who is leading a scaling company achieving 20%+ annualised growth in either turnover, profit or employee numbers for any (but ideally all) of the past three years. We are looking for an entrepreneur who has been able to navigate the challenges brought by the pandemic and stay on course to achieve their future growth ambitions.

Mentor of the Year (Sponsored by Malhotra Group) - An entrepreneur who has been selected for their outstanding contribution over the last twelve months to altruistically supporting fellow entrepreneurs and the growth of their businesses.

Entrepreneur of the Year - An experienced entrepreneur who has shown incredible resilience and strength, particularly this past year, to lead their business to outstanding success through innovation, teamwork and leadership skills.

Lifetime Achievement - A business leader who has shown huge commitment over a significant period of time and made a major impact to the regional economy.

Additional details about the evening will be confirmed soon, but to ensure you don't miss out on the opportunity to join our celebration book your tickets now!

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