As the nominations keep rolling in for the BUSINESSiQ Awards in April, we've extended our deadline to make sure we give as many outstanding North East businesses as possible a chance to get the recognition they deserve.

You now have until  22 January 2023 to tell us about your business heroes, who are the people who are making a difference and deserve to be recognised at our big night at Ramside Hall on April 28th.

  • Just CLICK HERE to go straight to the entry form

TV business guru Sara Davies will be our guest speaker on the night, and events legend Alfie Joey will be the host.

North East businesses have already been ready to back the event, with sponsors already including Swinburne Maddison, Sunderland University, Fitfactory and razorblue, with more to be announced in the next few days.

Suggestions for all categories are already coming in, so just fill in the nominations form to let us know about the businesses and people helping to change our region for the better. We are looking for names and companies in the following categories:

  • Training and Skills Award
  • Innovation Award
  • New Business of The Year
  • Creative Business of The Year
  • Export Champion Award
  • Diversity and Inclusion Award
  • Employee Health and Wellbeing Award
  • Community Impact Award
  • Net Zero Award
  • Business of the Year.

If you would like to join us for a night to remember, just drop a line to

It's going to be special - jot the date down in your diary, April 28th, Ramside Hall.


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