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Northern Lights Awards 2017 | Overview


northern-lights-facebook-sizeWelcome to the Northern Lights Awards 2017

The awards are designed to highlight collaboration between companies and within companies in the Northern Powerhouse geographical area, collaboration which ultimately leads to growing the Northern Powerhouse and helping to re balance the economy.

The awards winners will be announced at the Conference Dinner in Manchester on the evening of the 21st February 2017, the evening of the first day of the next UK Northern Powerhouse International Conference and Exhibition.

The Award categories are as follows:

  • Business Personality of the Year
  • Public Sector Personality of the Year
  • Young Business Personality of the Year
  • Corporate Responsibility Award
  • Creative Industries Award
  • Energy Company of the Year
  • Export Company of the Year
  • Finance Company of the Year
  • Healthcare Company of the Year
  • Legal Practice of the Year
  • Manufacturer of the Year
  • Property & Construction Company of the Year
  • Social Enterprise of the Year
  • Transport/Logistics Company of the Year
  • University of the Year

Further information regarding each Award Category and details of how to apply are available here

Sponsorship opportunities are available for each Award Category, more information here

The Awards will be judged by the UK Northern Powerhouse Advisory Board, see here for details

Northern Lights Awards 2017 | Business Personality of the Year

This person will be the leader of a well established business, with their head quarters within the Northern Powerhouse geographical area. The award acknowledges the winner’s continued achievements within the business community during a distinguished career and their work in helping to establish the UK Northern Powerhouse.

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Northern Lights Awards 2017 | Public Sector Personality of the Year

This person will be the leader of a public sector organisation within the Northern Powerhouse geographical area. The award acknowledges the winner’s continued achievements within the public sector and especially their work with the Northern Powerhouse business community to help rebalance the economy.

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Northern Lights Awards 2017 | Young Business Personality of the Year

This person will be involved with a business, with their head quarters within the Northern Powerhouse geographical area. The award acknowledges the winner’s early achievements within the business community and their work in helping to establish the UK Northern Powerhouse.

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Northern Lights Awards 2017 | Corporate Responsibility Award

This award is open to any organisation with offices in the Northern Powerhouse geographical area. that is providing outstanding and leading edge Social Responsibility across the Northern Powerhouse.

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Northern Lights Awards 2017 | Creative Industries Award

This award is open to organisation operating in the creative industry, with offices in the Northern Powerhouse geographical area. that is providing outstanding and leading edge Creative Industries across the Northern Powerhouse.

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Northern Lights Awards 2017 | Energy Company of the Year

This award is open to any organisation operating in the energy industry, with offices in the Northern Powerhouse geographical area, that is truly collaborating across the Northern Powerhouse and helping to rebalance the economy.

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Northern Lights Awards 2017 | Export Company of the Year

This award is open to any organisation with offices in the Northern Powerhouse geographical area, that is trading overseas and that is truly collaborating across the Northern Powerhouse and helping to rebalance the economy.

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Northern Lights Awards 2017 | Finance Company of the Year

This award is open to any organisation operating in the finance industry, with offices in the Northern Powerhouse geographical area, that is truly collaborating across the Northern Powerhouse and helping to rebalance the economy.

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Northern Lights Awards 2017 | Healthcare Company of the Year

This award is open to any organisation operating in the healthcare industry, with offices in the Northern Powerhouse geographical area, that is truly collaborating across the Northern Powerhouse and helping to rebalance the economy.

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Northern Lights Awards 2017 | Legal Practice of the Year

This award is open to any Legal Practice that is based in the Northern Powerhouse geographical area, that is truly collaborating across the Northern Powerhouse and helping to rebalance the economy.

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Northern Lights Awards 2017 | Manufacturer of the Year

This award is open to any organisation operating in the manufacturing industry, with offices in the Northern Powerhouse geographical area, that is truly collaborating across the Northern Powerhouse and helping to rebalance the economy.

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Northern Lights Awards 2017 | Property and Construction Company of the Year

This award is open to any organisation operating in the property and construction industry, with offices in the Northern Powerhouse geographical area, that is truly collaborating across the Northern Powerhouse and helping to rebalance the economy.

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Northern Lights Awards 2017 | Social Enterprise of the Year

This award is open to any social enterprise headquartered within the Northern Powerhouse geographical area, that is truly collaborating across the Northern Powerhouse and helping to rebalance the economy.

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Northern Lights Awards 2017 | Transport/Logistics Organisation of the Year

This award is open to any organisation operating in the transport industry, with offices in the Northern Powerhouse geographical area, that is truly collaborating across the Northern Powerhouse and helping to rebalance the economy.

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Northern Lights Awards 2017 | University Organisation of the Year

This award is open to any University that is based in the Northern Powerhouse geographical area, that is truly collaborating across the Northern Powerhouse and helping to rebalance the economy.

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Northern Lights Awards 2017 | Sponsors

Business Personality of the Year 2017 Sponsor

Logo placement on website, presentations, programme etc
Joint presentation of award
Table for 10 at the Awards Dinner in Manchester on 21st February 2017
1/2 page advert in the Dinner Programme
Photo opportunity with the award winners and Celebrity Host

Cost £3,500 plus VAT

Northern Lights Awards 2017 | Sponsors

Public Sector Personality of the Year 2017 Sponsor

Logo placement on website, presentations, programme etc
Presentation of award
Table for 10 at the Awards Dinner in Manchester on 21st February 2017
1/2 page advert in the Dinner Programme
Photo opportunity with the award winners and Celebrity Host

Cost £3,500 plus VAT

Northern Lights Awards 2017 | Sponsors

Young Business Personality of the Year

Logo placement on website, presentations, programme etc
Joint presentation of award
Table for 10 at the Awards Dinner in Manchester on 21st February 2017
1/2 page advert in the Dinner Programme
Photo opportunity with the award winners and Celebrity Host

Cost £3,500 plus VAT

Northern Lights Awards 2017 | Sponsors

Corporate Responsibility Award

Logo placement on website, presentations, programme etc
Joint presentation of award
Table for 10 at the Awards Dinner in Manchester on 21st February 2017
1/2 page advert in the Dinner Programme
Photo opportunity with the award winners and Celebrity Host

Cost £3,500 plus VAT

Northern Lights Awards 2017 | Sponsors

Creative Industry Award

Logo placement on website, presentations, programme etc
Joint presentation of award
Table for 10 at the Awards Dinner in Manchester on 21st February 2017
1/2 page advert in the Dinner Programme
Photo opportunity with the award winners and Celebrity Host

Cost £3,500 plus VAT

Northern Lights Awards 2017 | Sponsors

Energy Company of the Year

Logo placement on website, presentations, programme etc
Joint presentation of award
Table for 10 at the Awards Dinner in Manchester on 21st February 2017
1/2 page advert in the Dinner Programme
Photo opportunity with the award winners and Celebrity Host

Cost £3,500 plus VAT

Northern Lights Awards 2017 | Sponsors

Export Business of the Year

Logo placement on website, presentations, programme etc
Joint presentation of award
Table for 10 at the Awards Dinner in Manchester on 21st February 2017
1/2 page advert in the Dinner Programme
Photo opportunity with the award winners and Celebrity Host

Cost £3,500 plus VAT

Northern Lights Awards 2017 | Sponsors

Finance Company of the Year

Logo placement on website, presentations, programme etc
Joint presentation of award
Table for 10 at the Awards Dinner in Manchester on 21st February 2017
1/2 page advert in the Dinner Programme
Photo opportunity with the award winners and Celebrity Host

Cost £3,500 plus VAT

Northern Lights Awards 2017 | Sponsors

Healthcare Company of the Year

Logo placement on website, presentations, programme etc
Joint presentation of award
Table for 10 at the Awards Dinner in Manchester on 21st February 2017
1/2 page advert in the Dinner Programme
Photo opportunity with the award winners and Celebrity Host

Cost £3,500 plus VAT

Northern Lights Awards 2017 | Sponsors

Legal Practice of the Year

Logo placement on website, presentations, programme etc
Joint presentation of award
Table for 10 at the Awards Dinner in Manchester on 21st February 2017
1/2 page advert in the Dinner Programme
Photo opportunity with the award winners and Celebrity Host

Cost £3,500 plus VAT

Northern Lights Awards 2017 | Sponsors

Manufacturer of the Year

Logo placement on website, presentations, programme etc
Joint presentation of award
Table for 10 at the Awards Dinner in Manchester on 21st February 2017
1/2 page advert in the Dinner Programme
Photo opportunity with the award winners and Celebrity Host

Cost £3,500 plus VAT

Northern Lights Awards 2017 | Sponsors

Property and Construction Company of the Year

Logo placement on website, presentations, programme etc
Joint presentation of award
Table for 10 at the Awards Dinner in Manchester on 21st February 2017
1/2 page advert in the Dinner Programme
Photo opportunity with the award winners and Celebrity Host

Cost £3,500 plus VAT

Northern Lights Awards 2017 | Sponsors

Retailer of the Year

Logo placement on website, presentations, programme etc
Joint presentation of award
Table for 10 at the Awards Dinner in Manchester on 21st February 2017
1/2 page advert in the Dinner Programme
Photo opportunity with the award winners and Celebrity Host

Cost £3,500 plus VAT

Northern Lights Awards 2017 | Sponsors

Social Enterprise of the Year

Logo placement on website, presentations, programme etc
Joint presentation of award
Table for 10 at the Awards Dinner in Manchester on 21st February 2017
1/2 page advert in the Dinner Programme
Photo opportunity with the award winners and Celebrity Host

Cost £3,500 plus VAT

Northern Lights Awards 2017 | Sponsors

Transport/Logistics Organisation of the Year

Logo placement on website, presentations, programme etc
Joint presentation of award
Table for 10 at the Awards Dinner in Manchester on 21st February 2017
1/2 page advert in the Dinner Programme
Photo opportunity with the award winners and Celebrity Host

Cost £3,500 plus VAT

Northern Lights Awards 2017 | Sponsors

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University of the Year

This sponsorship package is no longer available.

Northern Lights Awards 2017 | Judges

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Lord Kerslake

Chairman of the UK Northern Powerhouse Board. House of Lords

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Roger Marsh OBE

Chair;
Leeds City Region LEP

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Pat Ritchie

Chief Executive;
Newcastle Upon Tyne City Council

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Simon Nokes

Managing Director;
New Economy Manchester

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Sarah Green

Director of Regions & Nations;
CBI

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Alexandra Jones

Chief Executive;
Centre for Cities

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Mike Emmerich

Founding Director;
Metro Dynamics

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Paul Marsh

Head of Development & Finance;
Department of International Trade

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John Mothersole

Chief Executive;
Sheffield City Council

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Ajaz Ahmed

President;
Yorkshire Asian Business Association

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Andrew Herring

Partner;
Squire Patton Boggs

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TBC

Pearson Group

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Paul Kelly

Business Development Director;
Carillion

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Simon Wright

Regional Director, Customer Banking Networks - Central;
Yorkshire Bank

Northern Lights Awards 2017 | Judges

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Keith Griffiths

Managing Director;
UK Northern Powerhouse

Northern Lights Awards 2017 | Judges

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Martin Venning

Director;
UK Northern Powerhouse