Well done to everyone who has been shortlisted so far, we are desperately trying to notify shortlisted entries as quickly as we have the information from the sponsors. We are also trying to notify everyone who has been  unsuccesful by email as well.  Thank you so much to everyone who has took the time and effort to enter our awards from the events team.

Durham, Sunderland and South Tyneside

  • Company of the year- Aura Infection Control Ltd, CreateCity Ltd  & Learning Curve Group
  • Small Business Award - AB Heritage Limited, Reprotec UK Limited & Wescott Coatings & Training Services Ltd
  • Export Award- A&C Associates Ltd, Accapi Group & Reality Studios Ltd
  • Innovation Award- Bollard Load Testing Ltd, Engineering Creatives & Technically Compatible
  • Digital & Social Media-  Connection Retail Ltd, JAK Inc Ltd & MacDonald Martin Fire & Security Ltd.
  • Newcomer of the Year- Engineering Creatives, Fixed Price Trade Limited & Franchise Investments Durham Ltd t/a Dyno Plumbing and Heating
  • Heart of the Community Award-  CHUF-n-Builders, Diggerland Durham & Vic Young (South Shields) Ltd
  • Manufacturing Award- Hyperdrive Innovation, Siemens PLC & SMH Products Ltd
  • Apprenticeships Award- Ford Aerospace and Component Manufacturing Limited, Keepmoat and Siemens PLC
  • Services Award- Maxim Facilities Management, Stanley Travel & Vic Young ( South Shields) Ltd
  • Lets Grow Award- Connection Retail Ltd, Greencroft Bottling  & Wescott Coatings & Training Services Ltd

 Tyneside & Northumberland

  • Company of the Year- Cundall, Newcastle Building Society & Orange Bus
  • Small Business Award- Green Energy Consulting, Omega Plastics & RE:HEAT
  • Export Award- Blue Kangaroo Design, Cundall & Sevcon
  • Innovation Award- Arefco Special Products Ltd, Atlas Cloud & AVID Technology.
  • Digital & Social Media- Andrew &  Pete, Paul & Sam and Traidcraft
  • Newcomer of the Year- Saving Energy Renewables North East, Seaweed & Co and So Post
  • Heart of the Community- Changing Lives, Muckle LLP and Newcastle Building Society  
  • Manufacturing Award- Avid Technology Ltd, SCA Hygiene & Tharsus
  • Apprenticeships Award- Dawson & Sanderson, Greggs Plc & SCA Hygiene
  • Services Award- Atlas Cloud, George F White & Newcastle Clinic Ltd
  • Lets Grow Award- B&B Atachments, Bede Gaming & Cundall


  • Company of the Year- CPD Bodies, J&B Recycling & Nifco UK Ltd
  • Small Business Award- M.I.Supplies Ltd, Middleton Lodge EventsLtd & Sound Training
  • Export Award- ECCO Finishing supplies, Evolution Valves Ltd & International Procurement Ltd. 
  • Innovation Award- Fifteen Digital Ltd, Hart Innovations & Mayhems Solutions
  • Digital & Social Media - HomeFuels Direct, PJA Distribution & Tilly Bailey & Irvine LLP
  • Newcomer of the Year- Cubbitz Ltd, In-Spec Manufacturing & KMS Partners
  • Heart of the Community- Darlington Building Society, Nifco UK Ltd & Paul J Watson Solicitors
  • Manufacturing Award - Elring Klinger GB (Limited), Greenergy International Ltd & SK Foods Ltd
  • Apprenticeships Award- Elring Klinger GB (Limited), J&B Recycling & Labman Automation
  • Services Award- AV Dawson, Midas & North Yorkshire Physiotherapy
  • Lets Grow Award- Greenergy International Ltd, Nifco & Sound Training

  Grand Final 

  • Company of the Year - Nifco UK Ltd, Cundall, Aura Infection Control Ltd
  • Small Business Award - Sound Training, Omega Plastics, Wescott Coatings & Training Services Ltd
  • Export Award - Evolution Valves Ltd, Cundall, Accapi Group
  • Innovation Award - Mayhems Solutions Ltd, Arefco Special Products Ltd, Bollard Load Testing Ltd
  • Digital & Social Media Award - Tilly, Bailey & Irvine LLP, Traidcraft, Connection Retail Ltd
  • Newcomer of the Year - In-Spec Manufacturing, Saving Energy North East Ltd, Engineering Creatives
  • Heart of the Community Award - Paul J Watson Solicitor, Newcastle Building Society, Vic Young (South Shields) Ltd
  • Manufacturing Award - ElrinKlinger (GB) Ltd, SCA Hygiene, Siemens plc
  • Apprenticeship Award -Labman Automation Ltd, Dawson & Sanderson, Keepmoat
  • Services Award - AV Dawson, Atlas Cloud, Maxim Facilities Management
  • Let's Grow Award -  Nifco UK Ltd, Cundall, Connection Retail Ltd
  • Not for Profit Organisation of the Year - International Centre for Life, Groundwork, NEPIC
  • Best Creative Company - Infinite Playgrounds and Canopies, Katie's Garden, The BearHug Co