Applications are now open for the best of North Tyneside’s businesses to apply for the annual awards.

We are now inviting businesses of all sectors and sizes to submit their applications for the 21st North Tyneside Business Awards.

Businesses can enter any of the five categories, and all individual winners will be automatically entered for the coveted North Tyneside Business of the Year Award.

The categories are:
• New Business
• Retail & Service Provider
• Leisure & Tourism
• Manufacturing & Construction
• Digital & Innovation

And this year, there is the second annual ‘Heart of the Community’ award category. This award is open for the public to nominate a business they feel deserves this award, nominations for this award will be accepted until Tuesday 28th August.

The glistening awards ceremony will take place on Thursday 15th November at the newly renovated Spanish City in Whitley Bay.

The annual awards celebrate the huge contribution that businesses make to the local economy and how they make North Tyneside a great place to live, work and visit.

Last year’s Business of the Year, GasTech Ltd has gone on to win a number of other awards including SME of the Year Award at the Tyneside & Northumberland Awards and be named as a finalist in other awards. Commenting on their success: “The award has stood us in good stead going forward, as a company we have a growing presence across the North East and beyond.”

The deadline for all applications is Friday 21 September. The competition is open to all private sector businesses from all sectors and sizes, charities are not eligible for these awards. All applicants must have been trading for a minimum of six months on September 21, 2017.

Sponsors for this years business awards are TEDCO, ENGIE, Capita and Kier. Sponsorship opportunities are still available and you can find out more by contacting amy.farrell@northtyneside.gov.uk or calling 0191 643 6000.

 

Further information and an online application form can be found at www.northtynesidebusinessawards.co.uk

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