Hall of Fame

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.