Shortlisted for two awards!

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We are delighted to announce that we have been shortlisted for not only one but two awards at this years North East Business Awards! We are finalists in the Innovation and Newcomer of the Year categories. This event is a true showcase of all the diverse businesses new and more established that the North East has to offer and we are honoured to have made the shortlists. The dazzling ceremony is held on Thursday 22nd February and we’re looking forward to a spectacular night!

Very best of luck to all of the finalists!

The finalists are as follows:


Company of the Year, sponsored by Cool Blue Brand Communications

Merit Holdings

Patrick Parsons



Apprenticeship Award, sponsored by Newcastle College


Smailes Construction

Sterling Pharma Solutions

Digital Technology, sponsored by Communicator

Cascade Cash Management


Tynetec – A Brand of Legrand

Export Award

AGMA Limited


Elfab Limited

Heart of the Community Award, sponsored by BorgWarner

AkzoNobel Ashington

Blyth Star Enterprises Ltd

Reece Group

Innovation Award, sponsored by Arch

Northumbrian Fine Foods

Polar Krush

Trench Networks Ltd

Let’s Grow Award, sponsored by Square One Law


AVID Technology

Flame Heating

Manufacturing Award, sponsored by Gateshead College

AkzoNobel Ashington

Elfab Limited


Newcomer of the Year, sponsored by Virgin Money      


Champion Bottles and Taps

Trench Networks Ltd

Services Award, sponsored by Bernicia 

CBC Health Ltd – Pharmicus Division

Houghton International

Smart Resourcing Solutions

Small Business Award

Elite Powder Coatings Ltd


Therapy Direct Healthcare

Tourism & Hospitality Award, sponsored by Parkdean Resorts

Battlesteads Hotel & Restaurant

Northumberland National Park

Whitehouse Farm Centre