Finalists 2019

Thank you to everyone who submitted a nomination for the 2019 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 (In-house)

Sophie Riordan, Pearson Engineering
Steph Fairless, Fentimans Ltd
Anthony McDermott, St Benedict’s Hospice
Calvin Bateson, YMCA Newcastle
Laura Denning, M I Dickson Ltd

Rising Star of the Year (Agency)

Matthew Soakell, Mabo
Sharifah Alrabah, Silverbean
Jessica Flavell, Silverbean
Robyn Hamilton, Carat
Danielle Sephton, Venture Stream
Alice Fairweather, Digital Allies
Will Larkin, The Twist Group

Marketer of the Year

Lauren Hindhaugh, Blumilk
Jonathan Alcock, Parkdean Resorts
Emma Campbell, Lanchester Wines
Katie Beaumont, SK Chilled Foods
Alex Evans, Drummond Central
Rachel Skeoch, Hyperdrive Innovation

Marketing Director of the Year

John Hudson, Hudson Procurement Group Ltd
Neil Whittaker, Learning Curve Group
Gavin Lowther, Visualsoft
Paul Wilkinson, J Barbour & Sons

Digital Campaign of the Year

iProspect – Spire Healthcare: Digital Health Campaign
Narrative – Hello Future (NCOP)
Venture Stream –
Digital Allies – East Durham College
Shout Digital – Great Exhibition of the North – mobile app
Mabo – New Cakes

Integrated Campaign of the Year (Agency)

Carat – Gunwharf Quays
Drummond Central – Tyne and Wear Metro – Part of everyday life
Carat – Land Securities
Narrative – BSW Timber’s
Silverbean – Newcastle Building Society
NGI Solutions – #BeAGameChanger
Drummond Central – bet365 – Global Sportsbook Campaign

Integrated Campaign of the Year (In-house)

Darlington Building Society – Story Writing Competition
Rocket X – Pink Casino
Formica – Aria
J Barbour & Sons – Christmas Campaign – Maybe Just Maybe…
Northumberland County Council – Discover our Land
Nexus – Spice Girls Concert


Not for Profit Campaign of the Year

North East Autism Society – World Autism Acceptance Week
Cleveland Fire Brigade – ThumbsUP4CFB
Team Fostering – 18th Birthday Campaign
Crystallised – Cheeseburn Sculpture
Darlington College – “Driving Ambition”
Foundation of Light – Give a Quid for Mental Health

Brand Creation of the Year

Narrative – Re-brand of County Durham Housing Group to Believe
Digital Allies – Oasis Aquila Housing

Product Launch of the Year

Clearly Drinks – Upstream
Narrative – IRO
NBS – NBS Chorus
Formica Group – Okuda x Younique
Newcastle Airport – Newcastle Airport App
Fentimans Ltd – Fentimans Botanical Collective

Digital Marketing Agency of the Year
Integrated Marketing Agency of the Year