Another leading North East business is backing the first BUSINESSiQ Awards night at Ramside Hall on April 28th.

Law firm Swinburne Maddison, based at Aykley Heads Business Centre in Durham will be presenting the Innovation Award at our big night, hosted by Alfie Joey and starring TV business guru Sara Davies as our guest speaker.

Read more: All the categories for the first BUSINESSiQ Awards at Ramside Hall

The team at Swinburne Maddison chose the Innovation category to recognise the new ideas, processes, hardware or software that is set to change our lives. They will now help us find and applaud a business that has done something no one has managed before to strengthen a sector and enhance a market.

It's breakthroughs like this that help shape the future of North East businesses, so it was always going to be a key part of the event.

Swinburne Maddison is a perfect match for the Awards, as a progressive and forward-thinking multi-disciplinary practice, dedicated to providing first-class client care and a service which is tailored to the needs of each individual client.  Quite simply, “legal solutions that fit.”

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With extensive experience acting for large national organisations, owner managed SMEs and everything inbetween, the team at Swinburne Maddison provide managers and business owners with the practical advice needed to ensure the effective delivery of their transactions.

We already have some leading businesses backing their chosen categories, including Fitfactory, based at Fusion Hive in Stockton, which is working with hundreds of engineering and manufacturing businesses, steering them through a digital transformation. They have become the sponsor of one of the key categories at the awards - Business of the Year.

University of Sunderland will join us on the 28th to present the award for Creative Business of the Year, which will look at digital pioneers, film-makers, designers and architects, anyone who has that creative spark that is lighting up the region.

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