Supporting Export Award

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Purpose of Competition

A business with turnover up to £500m that does not export itself, but plays a key role in supporting our region’s exporters to trade overseas. This can either be directly, through providing logistical support or indirectly through providing associated services such as advice and consultancy.

Judging Criteria

In determining the winner, the judges will take the following factors into account:

  • Tailoring of products/services to suit international clients
  • Relationship management / advocacy
  • Use of global connections to benefit customer base
  • Client focussed - developing staff to exceed customer expectations


The competition is not open to the category sponsors or Trinity Mirror North East publications.


The awards will be presented at the North East Exporters' dinner on Thursday 15th June at Ramside Hall Hotel, County Durham. The awards are a partnership between NEECC, Port of Tyne and ncjMedia. All staff from these partner organisations are excluded from this competition. Any entrant related to any member of the partnership organisations involved in the judging panel is obliged to disclose this fact as soon as it is known.

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