Welcome to the North East Business Woman of the Year Awards, the annual event that recognises, rewards and promotes achievement of women in business in the North East.

Winners 2017

Below are our 2017 winners:-

Best Creative Business – Sponsored by She’s Gott It! Events Ltd
Rachel Lumley & Kathryn Meadows
Katie’s Garden

Best Small Business – Sponsored by Tees Valley Combined Authority
Michaela Reaney


Best New Business – Sponsored by Natwest
Allison Raper
Teesdale Cheesemakers

Young Entrepreneur of the Year
Lizzy Hodcroft
The Sweet Beet UK

Best Practice Award – Sponsored by North East England Chamber of Commerce
Virgin Money

Rising Star Award – Sponsored by Virgin Money
Sheridan Mordew
Shape up with Sher

Woman in STEM Award – Sponsored by Newcastle High School for Girls
Gill Rice
Tyne Valley Plastics Ltd

The One to Watch Award
Jemma Morland
EMG Solicitors Ltd

The Leadership Award
Lynsey Wilson
Virgin Money

The Inspire Me Award
Janet Maitland
Hair Excellence

Susan Dobson Award for Entrepreneurship
Joanne Feeley
Trend Bible