Glass Slipper Awards 2018: Nominations now closed!

14 Sep Glass Slipper Awards 2018: Nominations now closed!

We are delighted to announce The Glass Slipper Awards 2018 will take place on Friday 23 February 2018.

Recognising the brilliant achievements of women across the North East in business and the community, these Awards are now in their sixth year and the celebration lunch attracts more than 300 guests.

Nominations are now closed for 2017.

We have received some amazing nomination and the judges now have a hard job. Finalists will be announced in early December.

The Categories

Best Newcomer

Recognises the work and achievement of either an individual who has been in their chosen role, or an organisation that has been trading for up to 2 years old.

The nominee will have made an exceptional contribution, a significant impact in the local community, and will have gone above and beyond what would normally be expected, becoming an inspiration for others.

Life Time Achievement Award – Sponsored by North Group

The Lifetime Achievement Award salutes the work of a remarkable woman who, over her lifetime, has made a considerable and lasting contribution to the North East through her actions, deeds, and great accomplishments.

The winner of this award will be a passionate person who has dedicated their life to an organisation, a community, a worthy cause, or who has made a real impact in society or in the lives of others. They are more than your average “super woman”.

North East Champion – Sponsored by ncjMedia

This award recognises and celebrates the achievements of a talented individual that does genuinely inspiring things in the North East. They should be an ambassador for the region spreading the word about all the incredible things taking place focusing the spotlight on the region. The North East Champion is an individual making a real difference increasing the competitiveness and ensuring the North East maintains its position as one of the UK’s leading cities.

Woman of the Year

To celebrate a lady who has achieved something amazing this year, whether it be in an organisation, or the local community.

Young Achiever

Open to those aged 16 – 25 years.

This award seeks out the person who has shown exceptional talent in their field. The winner will clearly demonstrate their excellent career progression, leadership and management. They will have excellent potential to succeed in the longer term with a well-defined and innovative vision for the future.

Outstanding Business Leader

This award recognises and celebrates the achievements of a great leader that inspires their work force. They are an ambassador for the company and a great team leader.

The individual nominee will have made an exceptional contribution and made a significant impact in their organisation, going above and beyond what would normally be expected of the role becoming a role model for others.

Woman in the Community

This award honours a caring lady who is dedicated to making a real difference to people’s lives, committing themselves to helping the local community which has had high impact in the North East.   

Tickets available now!

The celebration lunch event takes place 12-3pm on 23rd February 2018. A table of 10 is £500 and includes drinks reception and two course meal. To book your table email or call the Events team on 0191 691 3458.

Thanks to our sponsors

If you are interested in sponsoring the Glass Slipper Awards 2018, please contact us by email on or call us on 0191 691 3458.

A huge thank you to North Group for coming on board as headline sponsors.




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