Startup awards north east Get involved!
Celebrating north east talent
Startup Awards North East shines a spotlight, celebrates, and connects ambitious, early stage founders to life changing opportunities and experiences.
Whether you want to SkillUP to explore ideas and opportunities, are looking for resources to StartUP, or want to take action to ScaleUP now is the time to connect with businesses and professionals in the North East ecosystem.
How it works
For entrants curious about the world of business to established companies that are turning over £££, Startup Awards North East can give you the platform you need to show the world what you want to do and get seen by the right people, at the right time
You get support throughout the year to support your business journey. You get access to free workshops, recognised qualifications, mentoring, funding, peer groups, networking, and 121s.
The programme ends in a HUGE celebration during the 3 day Startup Awards Event, where you can pitch your idea to businesses, build relationships whilst having FUN with creative activities.
This is more than an Awards ceremony, Startup Awards is a beacon of hope to unite the whole of the North East business community and celebrate startup stories together.
Engaging with the business community throughout the region and supporting early stage founders to share your knowledge and expertise to inspire the next generation of founders.
Strengthen your business relationships by being connected to early stage founders, and regional decision makers and. Take advantage of tailored, high impact marketing activities to raise your brand awareness and provide lead generation for your products and services.
Shortlisted applicants for each category have a chance to win the Growth Award and Social Impact Award.
On top of the chance to win an award every applicant will have money can’t buy experiences. Develop your skills and be given meaningful opportunities to connect with peers, mentors and potential customers, plus some mega prizes from our partners.
Award terms & conditions
The Startup Awards North East is about celebrating early founders in the region. We want to shout about your success stories and provide you with support through a range of activities.
Please read the terms and conditions which include eligibility, dates and publicity.