Finalists 2018


Thank you to everyone who submitted a nomination for the 2018 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

Finalists:
Bethanie Dennis, Silverbean
Chantal Taylor, Castlegate Shopping Centre
Lauren Watson, Crystallised
Lisa Orme (nee Mcleman), intu Metrocentre
Natalie Devonshire, Harvey & Hugo
Nicola Irving, GT3 Architects (formally at Pearson Engineering)
Thea Van der Velde, Drummond Central
Tom Shanks, Blueline Group
Will Larkin, The Twist Group

Marketer of the Year

Finalists:
David Pritchard, Sintons
Jennifer Brown, Harvey & Hugo
Nic Yates, Silverbean
Rebecca Lovell, Quantum (Clinigen)
Shane Parkins, Workwear Express
Tom Etherington, Evolved Search

Marketing Director of the Year

Finalists:
Caroline Darnbrook, Darlington Building Society
Chris Lucarelli, Cal Partners
Natalie Bell, Para-Sols
Victoria Thompson, Premier Tech Aqua UK

Brand Creation of the Year (Agency)

Finalists
Better.– Active Chartered Financial Planners
Drummond Central – Money Guru
Narrative – FutureMe
Precept – Forfusion

Brand Creation of the Year (In-house)
Agency of the Year (Under 20 employees)
Agency of the Year (Over 20 employees)
Digital Campaign of the Year

Finalists:
Evolved Search– Select Car Leasing campaign
Evolved Search – Mattress Online bounces back
Flow Digital – Business Rescue Expert
intu Eldon Square – Grey’s Quarter
Nigel Wright Recruitment – Linking Leads
O Communications – NWG ‘Innovation Festival’
University of Sunderland
Workwear Express – ‘Workwear’ campaign
Visualsoft – Carpet Runners #AnyLength Campaign

Integrated Campaign of the Year (In-house)

Finalists:
Berwick Rangers Football Club – Pound Per Point
Castlegate Shopping Centre – Turn Back Tide
Darlington Building Society – Darly the Train
Orange Bus – Sahara Force India
Rocket X – Pink Casino
Womble Bond Dickinson (UK) LLP

Integrated Campaign of the Year (agency)

Finalists: 
Drummond Central – Zinsser
Mediaworks – Flogas
NGI Solutions – Hadrian’s Cavalry
O Communications – Husqvarna Group
Silverbean – HelloFresh Valentine’s Day Campaign
Three Motion – Ouseburn Trust
Visualsoft Ltd – The Lakes Distillery

Not for Profit Campaign of the Year

Finalists:
Communicator – Co-op ‘Select a Cause’
Drummond Central – Ouseburn Farm
Mediaworks – St Oswald’s Hospice, Great North Snowdogs
NCFE – End-point assessment (EPA) campaign
North Tyneside Council – Contours New Year offer
North East Local Enterprise Partnership – ‘Live, Work and Stay’
O Communications – Seven Stories, ‘Life Changing Stories’
University of Sunderland

Product Launch of the Year

Finalists:
Communicator – SMARTSend™
Formica Group – The Washroom Optimised campaign
O Communications – McCulloch ROB Robotic Lawn Mowers
TT Electronics Space Team – New Space Electronics