Finalists 2022

Thank you to everyone who submitted a nomination for the 2022 North East Marketing Awards. We received an outstanding number of entries and it is great to see so many talented individuals, teams and organisations who have excelled over the last year.

See the categories below to discover the successful nominees who made it through to the final stage of the nomination process:

Rising Star of the Year

Danny McIver, ramarketing
Hannah Lymn, Be Found Be Chosen
Amy Robinson, Adderstone Group
Marcus McConkey, Glass Digital
Karina Bajega, Glass Digital
Sophie Gwilt, Twist
Ryan Hogan, CX Marketing
Carl Ferguson, Bonded
Antonia Hayianni , hedgehog lab
Jess West,  Drummond Central



Marketer of the Year
Briony Cragg, Reading Solutions UK
Sarah Bell, Bonded
Katelyn Young, Samuel Knight International
Fiona Mitcheson, The Alnwick Garden
Marketing Director of the Year

Lewis Pennicott,  Cleveland Containers
Rachel Roberts,  Reading Solutions UK
Cassie Moyse, Bradley Hall/Portfolio North

Campaign of the Year (In-House)
The Inn Collection Group, Walk Inn Breaks
British Engines,100 Years of British Engines, Transfer Deadline Day
North, North and Standard Club Merger
NGI, We Are Newcastle
North, Celebrating 140 Years of Sunderland Marine
Northumbrian Water, Bin the Wipe
Barbour, British Vogue Campaign


Brand Creation of the Year (In-House)

Leovegas UK,  BetUK, rebrand

Agency of the Year (Over 20 employees)
Campaign of the Year (Agency) - Budget under £50K

Different Narrative,NE1’S Newcastle Restaurant Week
Lines Behind Limited, Great North Run – Artist Collaboration
Everything,  Summer of Cinema
The Pulse Rooms,  Chill Out With CBK
Different Narrative (Forfusion),  Making a Better Connection with SD-WAN
CX Marketing, Prego: A Venue 5 Ways
Twist, NQ64: Bringing neon nostalgia to Newcastle
Crystallised, European Premiere of The White Card for Northern Stage


Campaign of the Year (Agency) - Budget over £50K

Different Narrative, Hays Travel foreign exchange campaign 2022
Venture Stream, Direct 4 Baby Using Product Margin Data To Scale Google Ads
Karol Marketing, Insight IAPT
Venture Stream, The Panel Company Monumental Growth Through Google Ads
Bonded, Making Moves Transforming B2B property enquiries via Connected Search
Cravens, There ain’t no marketing strategy like a Parkdean marketing strategy
Drummond Central, Greggs x Primark – the highstreet partnership that took the UK by storm
Crystallised, Creating apprenticeship opportunities in the Liverpool City Region
Bonded, One Utility Bill (OUB)
Drummond Central, NHS – A Change of Heart





Not for Profit Campaign of the Year

Everything, Safer Transport Northumbria
Cleveland Fire Brigade, Spring into Action
Tyne & Wear Museums, ‘Ways to Play – take the kids for free’
Crystallised, Women Over 50 Film Festival: Fifty-plus and fabulous
Altogether Creative, Make Your Moment for Newcastle Gateshead Cultural Venues
Drummond Central, NHS – A Change of Heart
Sage Gateshead, #sgchanges


Brand Creation of the Year (Agency)
Jump, MARLISH WATER rebrand
The Pulse Rooms, Venture Zero
Layers Studio, NetKno
We are Ken, The rebranding of Building Design Northern
Altogether Creative, Elect Her
Altogether & Everything, High Bridge Works



Product Launch of the Year

Jump, MARLISH WATER rebrand
Drummond, Nuby – Sergeant Shouty Pants RapidCool launch
Portfolio North, Portfolio North
Drummond Central, Greggs x Primark- the highstreet partnership that took the UK by storm
True Potential LLP, The True Potential Ap