Inspiring Females Awards 2021

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We’re looking to recognise truly inspiring females across the North East England business community. Those who make a difference in their field, to their businesses and colleagues, to their community and to our great region.


Our Associate Sponsor

Bernicia is a housing association fully focused on our region. Bernicia recognises the great work that the North East England Chamber of Commerce does to support the region’s business community, and to promote the scale and range of opportunities that the North East has to offer.

There’s lots of fantastic businesses across the region doing great things every day, helping the North East thrive. The Chamber Inspiring Females Awards shine a light on the achievements of women in the workplace and the fantastic contribution they make in helping the region grow and prosper. As associate sponsor, we’re delighted to be part of championing our region and the inspiring women that make this a great place to live, work and do business.

Supporting both the Chamber Business Awards & Chamber Inspiring Females Awards programmes in 2021
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Most inspiring employer (multiple awards)

Awarded to the member organisations which have made a significant contribution to the development and retention of their female workforce, whilst inspiring the next female generation.

Small & Essentials Award sponsored by NE BIC.

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Inspiring female (multiple awards)

Focusing on individuals within our member organisations who deserve recognition, be it on their contribution to their organisation, the region or to other colleagues.

Small & Essentials Award sponsored by NE BIC.

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Community & CSR inspiring female of the year

This will be awarded to the individual who has actively been involved in supporting charity or the local community. The nominee would also be someone who has implemented initiatives and champions corporate social responsibility. The winner will be passionate about making a difference.

Sponsored by Esh Group

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Inspiring female business leader of the year

This category is open to inspiring females who have a strong regional profile and have achieved accomplishments of significance over their career. Nominees will possess qualities of vision, innovation, entrepreneurial drive and leadership.  A truly inspiring female.

Sponsored by Muckle LLP

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Apprentice of the year

Would you like to recognise an outstanding female apprentice you have within your organisation or know of personally or professionally?

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