Finalists 2021


Thank you to everyone who submitted a nomination for the 2021 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

Finalists:
Kathryn Wharton, hedgehog lab
Jenn Millard, Northumberland County Council
Zoe James, Heritage Healthcare
Jennifer O’Neill, Crystallised
Jen Macdonald, Glass Digital
Maddy Houghton, Fabric Academy
Faith Mitchell, Drummond Central

Marketer of the Year

Finalists:
Chantal Taylor, Castlegate & Wellington Square Shopping Centres
Virginia Rizzi, Glass Digital
Maddy Hougton, Fabric Academy
Nichola Elgie, Drummond Central

Marketing Director of the Year

Finalists:
Kerry Leng, Nexus
Jonathan Alcock, Parkdean Resorts
Rob McInally, NORTH
Lewis Pennicott, Cleveland Containers
Bryan Crennell, Harrison Packaging
Michelle Gettins, iamproperty

Campaign of the Year (In-House)

Finalists:
Sintons LLP, Sintons Re-Brand
AIS Survivex, AIS Survivex Re-Brand
The Verve Group, Evolution
Zentia, FROM A TO Z
Barbour, Christmas Campaign
Tombola, Sponsorship of I’m A Celebrity… Get Me Out of Here
Nexus, Tyne and Wear Metro – Reassure, Remind, Recover

Brand Creation of the Year (In-House)

Finalists:
Zentia, FROM A TO Z
Cleveland Containers, Cleveland Containers
Sintons LLP, Trust in Sintons
North Group, North

 

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

Finalists:
Crystallised, Middlesbrough Art Weekender
Twist, Slim Chickens
Twist, Stablewood
Alllies Group, VIBE
Different Advertising, NE1
O Agency, Flymo Garden Staycation
O Agency, WBD

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

Finalists:
Glass Digital, Denby
Glass Digital, Ramsdens Jewellery
Narrative, OPPORTUNI
Drummond Central, LA7 Beat Covid NE
Drummond Central, Greggs – Vegan Steak Bake
Drummond Central, Greggs – Playstation UK

Not for Profit Campaign of the Year

Finalists:
Drummond Central, LA7 Beat Covid NE
Newcastle United Foundation, #BeAGameChanger health and wellbeing/marketing and media team
O Agency, CHUF is for Life
Cleveland Fire Brigade, Communications Team
Unwritten Group, The Peoples Kitchen
Allies Group, Newcastle Cathedral
Castlegate & Wellington Square Shopping Centres, Bookmark

The Adaptability Award - Campaign

Finalists:
Miller UK, Work Safe with Miller Campaign
Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust, Northumbria Healthcare’s Covid-19 behaviour change campaign
O Agency, Flymo Garden Staycation
Glass Digital, Alliance Online
Cleveland Fire Brigade, Safer Homes Visits
Different Advertising, NE1
Drummond Central & Northumbria University,  NU World
Nexus, Designing future trains

Brand Creation of the Year (Agency)

Finalists:
Altogether Creative, English Heritage
JUMP, Co Wheels
Altogether Creative, Tyne Housing
The Pulse Rooms, CBK
Different Advertising, Eldon Square. Heart and soul of Newcastle
Drummond Central, St Oswalds Hospice
Drummond Central, Visit Northumberland
Unwritten Group, Fabric Academy

Product Launch of the Year

Finalists:
Go North East, VOLTRA electric buses
Narrative, OPPORTUNI
Crystallised, Klassiki
Barbour, House of Hackney
Drummond Central & Northumbria University,  NU World
Drummond Central, Greggs
Nexus, Tyne and Wear Metro – Take the Kids For Free
North Group, NORTH
O Agency, Iamproperty
Clearly Drinks, Northumbria Spring water