2016 National Enterprise Network Awards winners announced

Enterprise support excellence recognised in unique awards programme The winners of the 2016 National Enterprise Network awards were announced at the NatWest sponsored National Enterprise Network Annual Conference on Friday 18th November. Winners in seven categories were announced by National Enterprise Network Chairman Graham Marley and facilitator and BBC broadcaster Tanya Beckett at the event […]

Enterprise support excellence recognised in unique awards programme

The winners of the 2016 National Enterprise Network awards were announced at the NatWest sponsored National Enterprise Network Annual Conference on Friday 18th November. Winners in seven categories were announced by National Enterprise Network Chairman Graham Marley and facilitator and BBC broadcaster Tanya Beckett at the event held at the RBS Conference Centre in London. A number of highly commended entries were also recognised during the ceremony.

Awards were presented to organisations and individuals from within membership of National Enterprise Network; recognising excellence in the delivery of enterprise support and encouraging the exchange of good practice in the following categories for: Enterprise Communicator of the Year, Client Engagement of the Year, Community/Stakeholder Engagement of the Year, Enterprise Team of the Year, Unsung Hero, Future of Enterprise Support Award and Enterprise Support Organisation of the Year.

National Enterprise Network received high quality entries from our network of members across each award category – testament to the excellence and achievements across the Network. Andy Lee, Regional Enterprise Manager at NatWest joined NEN Chairman Graham Marley and NEN Chief Executive Dawn Whiteley MBE in judging each entry and choosing the eventual winners.

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Our Highly Commended and Winners:

Enterprise Communicator of the Year

Winner – Finance for Enterprise

Highly Commended – Start Up Croydon

Client Engagement of the Year

Winner – Yorkshire in Business

Community/Stakeholder Engagement of the Year

Winner – South Durham Enterprise

Enterprise Team of the Year

Winner – Business Enterprise Fund

Highly Commended – RiDO

Unsung Hero of the Year

Winner – Lorna Oldham from WSX Enterprise

The Future of Enterprise Support Award, turnover under £750k

Winner – Airedale Enterprise Services

Highly Commended – South Durham Enterprise

The Future of Enterprise Support Award, turnover over £750k

Winner – Menta

Enterprise Support Organisation of the Year, turnover under £750k

Winner – Start Up Croydon

Enterprise Support Organisation of the Year, turnover over £750k

Winner – PNE Group

Highly Commended – Business Enterprise Fund

Each award winner was presented with an engraved trophy and a bottle of champagne, with highly commended organisations given framed certificates to recognise their contribution. Further details on each winner to follow…