Dynamites Virtual Awards 2020

 

What a fantastic night we all had at the 7th Dynamites Annual Awards, sponsored by Home Group.

Almost 300 guests joined us for our virtual awards ceremony and enjoyed an evening of networking and celebrations! WATCH THE HIGHLIGHTS VIDEO

 

AND THE WINNERS ARE……………..

 

BEST USE OF DATA

WINNERS: Wordnerds/DWP
HIGHLY COMMENDED:  Wordnerds/Sage

 

DIVERSITY & INCLUSION  sponsored by 

 

 

WINNERS: TechUPWomen

 

GROWTH EXPLOSION sponsored by  

WINNERS: Everflow Group
HIGHLY COMMENDED: Aspire Technology Solutions

 

INNOVATOR OF THE YEAR sponsored by

 

 

WINNERS: Northumbria University

 

INTERNATIONAL SUCCESS sponsored by 

 

 

WINNERS: VEO

 

PROJECT OF THE YEAR (Public Sector / Not for Profit)

WINNERS: Newcastle University – ‘GetPPE NCL’

HIGHLY COMMENDED: Northumbria University – ‘Promoting independence through technology-enabled homes’

 

PROJECT OF THE YEAR (Corporate)

WINNERS: Sage Payroll – ‘Job Retention Scheme (JRS) Module and COVID 19 Response’

 

RISING STAR

WINNER: Fareeha Usman – Being Woman
HIGHLY COMMENDED: Katie Shannon – Accenture

 

SKILLS DEVELOPER sponsored by 

 

 

WINNER: Baltic Apprenticeships
HIGHLY COMMENDED: TechUPWomen

 

TECH FOR GOOD sponsored by

 

 

WINNER: NHS Business Services Authority

HIGHLY COMMENDED: South Tyneside and Sunderland NHS Foundation Trust and Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust supported by the Academic Health Science Network for the North East and North Cumbria

 

OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT sponsored by

 

 

 

WINNER: Nicholas Whittaker, HMRC

 

THE PEOPLE’S CHOICE AWARD

WINNER: Northumbria University

SECOND PLACE: South Tyneside and Sunderland NHS Foundation Trust and Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust supported by the Academic Health Science Network for the North East and North Cumbria

THIRD PLACE: Aspire Technology Solutions

 

You can view all the shortlisted entry synopsis here.

 

DYNAMITES 20 – DIGITAL PROGRAMME sponsored by Newcastle College

OUR JUDGING PANEL

We are extremely grateful to Prof. Alastair Irons, Academic Dean, University of Sunderland and Dynamo Advisory Board member who was this year’s ‘Chair of Judges’.

Thank you to our judging panel for giving up their time to help choose our winners.

 

 

 

 

Dr Anne-Marie Imafidon – CEO at Stemettes, Keynote Speaker & Podcast host
Mark Thompson – Director, Consulting Services, CGI
Jon Ridley – Assistant Principal, Newcastle College
Alison Cowie – Editor, North East Times
Usman Shahid – Managing Consultant, Harvey Nash
Graham Jordan – Partnership Analyst, North Eastern ICT Partnership
Ian Brimer – Global Head of Business Systems, Nomad Digital
Michael Hall – CFO, Cognassit
Charlie MacDowall – Digital Client Relationship Manager, Northumbria University
Melissa Beckett – Chief Marketing Officer, Kani Payments

 

THANKS TO OUR SPONSORS

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

EVENT SPONSOR OPPORTUNITIES

Please contact Clare Nicholson to request a sponsorship pack for Dynamites 2021.

Join @Scotty_McMullan, @word_nerdy and @craigcampbell03 on 9th Dec for 'Planning for Digital Growth in 2021' meet up. Join us to share your problems and concerns for the year ahead & the opportunity to share best practices. Register here us02web.zoom.us/meeting/regis…

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