About North East Entrepreneurial Awards

Venue: Hilton Newcastle Gateshead, Bottle Bank, Gateshead, NE8 2AR

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. Open to all in the business community, our awards ceremony is a fabulous evening of entertainment where leading business figures come together to celebrate our region’s high achievers, with the Hilton Newcastle Gateshead providing an inspirational setting for a fantastic occasion.

Awards include…

Emerging Talent (Supported by Brewin Dolphin) – An individual 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 of the Year (Supported by British Business Bank) – 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 the 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 (Supported by Malhotra Group) – 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 (Supported by Ward Hadaway) – An experienced entrepreneur who has shown incredible resilience and strength, particularly this past year, to lead their business to outstanding success through innovation, team work and leadership skills.

Lifetime Achievement – (Supported by ION) Someone who has shown huge commitment over a significant period of time and made a major impact to the regional economy.

This event is open to all of the North East business community so if you haven’t booked a ticket don’t miss out on the opportunity to join our celebration and book now!

The Small Print – The North East Entrepreneurial Awards costs £99 +VAT per person or £990 +VAT for a table of 10 payable in advance.

We are unable to reimburse the cost of any tickets cancelled after 12noon on Wednesday 28th September.

To reserve a discounted bedroom at The Hilton Newcastle Gateshead on Friday 7th October click here.

Event Overview

Event Organiser:

Entrepreneurs' Forum

Event Dates:

Friday 7th October 2022

Event Duration:

18:00 - 23:30

Event Cost:

£99 +VAT per person or £990 +VAT for a table of 10 payable in advance.

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