Hall of Fame

The North East Entrepreneurial Awards are cancelled in 2020 due to the public health crisis but will return in 2021.

Each year we celebrate the success of the region's finest business minds at the North East Entrepreneurial Awards.

With such a wealth of talent, we're always overwhelmed by the impact each nominee has had on their teams, businesses and our region's economy, but not everyone can win...

Take a look at who's made it into our North East Entrepreneurial Hall of Fame:

Lifetime Achievement Lifetime
Chosen for their commitment to business and positive impact on our regional economy & local communities.


Entrepreneur of the Year Entrepreneur
of the Year
Someone who has led their business to strong growth in revenue and profit through innovation & teamwork.


Scale-up Award Scale-up
Individuals whose company has achieved >20% growth in turnover, profit or employees for the past 3 years.


Emerging Talent Emerging
People who have built a business of outstanding potential, which has been trading for 6 years or less.


Mentor of the Year Mentor of
the Year
Recognising a true champion of entrepreneurship and someone who offers their time altruistically to support their peers.