Confirmed Partners 2019

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Main Partner: Nigel Wright Recruitment
Nigel Wright Group is the leading and largest, multi-discipline regional recruitment business specialising in the North of England, with deep expertise across every discipline. We are also uniquely positioned as Europe’s number one consumer sector recruitment specialist.

Nigel Wright has been the preferred talent partner for the last 30 years

  1. We have significant experience in bringing together high-calibre candidates and local/global organisations for individual assignments and as part of a long-term account.
  2. Our depth and breadth for handling large scale, transformational recruitment projects is extensive and we have the capacity and capabilities required to provide clients with excellent service levels whilst helping achieve their objectives.

Our clients trust us to quickly attract the highest calibre and most suitable candidates first time.

  1. We access candidates that others can’t.
  2. Our customers believe we enhance their employer brand.
  3. We control the process and manage risk, allowing you to focus on your day job.
  4. We deliver sustainable results that produce long term value.


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Category Sponsor: Hays Travel

When looking at your business travel needs we understand you need a professional service where all your requirements can be met in one place.

As the UK’s largest independent travel agent this gives us a wealth of buying power with savings that can be passed on to you. We have access to negotiated rates with suppliers and airlines – all of which you will have access to by working with us.

We also understand that each business is individual and we can tailor make your company compliance and reporting to fit in with your business module. Our staff have the experience and knowledge to help you save time and money with the added benefit of our personal service.

Everything you book with us is fully financially protected so you can rest assured you’re in safe hands.

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Category Sponsor: Northern Print Solutions

Design it. Print it. Love it. We provide high quality digital, lithographic, large format, direct mail and fulfilment printing solutions. Our aim is to provide a friendly expert service and our passion is print. At Northern Print Solutions we believe that by working very closely with all our clients, we deliver outstanding results each and every time. Based in the North East, we deliver on a national level. Our printing technology is state of the art, providing all our clients with the highest quality print solutions at very competitive prices.

With Sustainability at the forefront of marketing and production the team at Northern Print Solutions are leading the way to become a fully Carbon Balanced Print House. We are planting trees here in the North East to offset Co2, and stripping back processes used in the production and delivery of print and marketing material.

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Category Sponsor: NESMA

NESMA is an accredited teaching centre for the Chartered Institute of Marketing, the Chartered Institute of Public Relations and the Digital Marketing Institute in the North East, Scotland and Cumbria. Alongside this, there is a continually evolving programme of contemporary day courses including storytelling, Microsoft office, customer journey mapping, and of course strategy through to metrics. 

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Supporting Sponsor: CIM
CIM creates marketing advantage for the benefit of professionals, business and society and is proud to be associated with the North East Marketing Awards.  We are the world’s leading professional marketing body with over 30,000 members worldwide – including more than 3,000 Chartered Marketers and have supported, represented and developed marketers, teams, leaders and the profession for over 100 years. 

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Supporting Sponsor: The Social Co

The Social Co are a full-service social media agency powered by a team of creative minds and driven by results. Through a team of specialists in every department, we work together to turn strategy into content that gets results and everything in between.

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Transportation Partner: Grosvenor Cars
Grosvenor Cars offers a wide range of business services including Airport Transfers, Meeting Drop-offs and Executive VIP Treatment for your customers & clients.
Our fleet of luxury cars and professional uniformed drivers will take you as we are based around Gateshead and Newcastle-upon-Tyne.

We are ideally placed to cover all of the major transport hubs and hotspots, including Newcastle Airport.