Key info & key dates

Recognising the achievements of our regions business community

No other organisation represents every size and sector, from the borders of Yorkshire to Scotland and Cumbria. We want to celebrate the uniqueness of Chamber membership and the endeavour of our region’s response to Covid-19.

With thanks to Chamber Awards associate sponsor Bernicia.

Key dates

Chamber Business Awards associate sponsor: 


Celebrating the achievements of our regions business community

For over 200 years the North East England Chamber of Commerce has championed businesses in North East England. We start 2021 with the determination to celebrate the achievements of our region’s business community.

Acknowledgement & achievement

Challenge & change

Resilience & recovery

Our Awards are open to Chamber members only and free to apply to. Each category will consist of three finalists. One from each area of our region:

North – Open to our members in Newcastle, North Tyneside and Northumberland local authority areas.
Central – Open to our members in Gateshead, South Tyneside, Sunderland and County Durham local authority areas.
South – Open to our members across the Tees Valley and North Yorkshire local authority areas.

A unique feature of the Chamber Awards is our National categories, with winners enjoying an automatic finalist position at the British Chamber of Commerce Awards in December 2021.

Key Dates: 

22.03.21 Submissions open
21.05.21 Submissions close
14.06.21 Shortlists announced
07.07.21 Shortlists online judging day
09.09.21 Chamber Business Awards Gala Final, Venue TBC or online
Dec 21 British Chambers of Commerce National Awards held online


If you have any questions relating to the awards, please get in touch with our events team

email: [email protected] or call: 0300 3036322