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SHORTLIST

BEST NEW BUSINESS

Kimberley Rumble

Kimberley Creative

Kylie Dixon

Northern Lass Lounge

Laura Rose

Equestrian Rose Ltd

Natalie Dawson

Awesome Botanical

 

BEST SMALL BUSINESS

Alex Gates

Simply Certification

Ashleigh Donald

Halo Business Consulting

Louise Kennedy

Oculus HR

 

EMPLOYER OF THE YEAR

Karbon Homes

The Running Fox Group Ltd

 

 

RISING STAR

Alison Stephenson

AAA Caring Caretaker

Corinne Lewis-Ward

Powder Butterfly

Kay Tarry

Sugar Noms

Kylie Dixon

Northern Lass Lounge

 

YOUNG ENTREPRENEUR

Jennie Moyse & Holly McBride-Donaldson

Club Zest

Laura Rose

Equestrian Rose Ltd

May James

May James Ltd

 

INNOVATION AWARD

Elaine Parker

Safer Date

Kris Blackburn

The Running Fox Group Ltd

Laura Rose

Equestrian Rose Ltd

 

ROLE MODEL OF THE YEAR

Elaine Parker

Safer Date

Linda Kirk

Just for Women

Sarah Pittendrigh

The Women of Kielder Observatory

 

LEADERSHIP AWARD

Catherine Johns

Kielder Observatory

Kris Blackburn

The Running Fox Group Ltd

Sally Hart

George F. White

 

WOMAN IN STEM BUSINESS

Elaine Parker

Safer Date

Kylie Dixon

Northern Lass Lounge

The Women of Kielder Observatory

 

THE SUSAN DOBSON AWARD FOR

ENTREPRENEURSHIP

Kris Blackburn

The Running Fox Group Ltd

Louise Kennedy

Oculus HR

Lucy Walton

Go Gas & Power Ltd

Sarah Pittendrigh

Huge congratulations to our shortlisted candidates! Commiserations to those who have not been shortlisted this year. As ever, the standard of applications was extremely high and our judges had a difficult decision in selecting the shortlist. However, all candidates were very strong and we encourage them to apply again next year. 

To the shortlisted candidates, you will be contacted shortly regarding the next steps. In the meantime, you can purchase tickets for the ceremony, which will take place at the Grand Hotel Gosforth Park on Friday 28th October, by clicking the link below. 

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