orporate Engagement Awards 2016

We are proud to have received recognition for our work from bench-markers of the industry, here you can view our most memorable achievements.

2017 PNE Group’s CEO Dr Dawn Cranswick wins Ernst and Young 2017 Entrepreneur of the Year in the Building a Better Working World category for the North.

2017 Social Enterprise of the Year Finalist at the Northern Powerhouse Northern Lights Awards, celebrating companies and individuals who have been instrumental in working together to help make the UK Northern Powerhouse a reality.

2016  National Enterprise Network’s Enterprise Support Organisation of the Year Award (>£750,000). Presenting the Award, Dawn Whitely MBE, Chief Executive of National Enterprise Network commented, “For 35 years PNE have delivered enterprise support to the North East region and beyond, continuing to adapt, reinvent and create opportunities to add value to the world.”

2016 Bronze in the Best Execution category at the Corporate Engagement Awards, included alongside members of the Royal Bank of Scotland Group, for our work supporting the RBS Skills and Opportunities Fund as grant administrators.

2015 PNE Enterprise win the Global Entrepreneurship Week High Impact Award, for the success and reach of their Global Entrepreneurship Week events.

2013 Melissa Middleton, Manager of PNE Enterprise, receives the Natwest National Unsung Hero Award and the If We Can You Can’s Supporter of the Year Award.

2012 PNE Group Project Manager and Director of Shell LiveWIRE wins the Queen’s Award For Enterprise and joins the Advisory Board of the All Party Parliamentary Group on Entrepreneurship.

2012 PNE Group’s CEO Dr Dawn Cranswick is short-listed for the highly regarded Ernst and Young 2012 Entrepreneur of the Year.

2010 The National Federation of Enterprise Agencies (NFEA) presents PNE Group with a prestigious award for “Commercial Partnerships” in recognition of its long-term business relationship with Royal Dutch Shell.

2008 PNE Development e-learning website wins the title of “Best Voluntary Sector Website” at the North East Digital Awards.

2007 Workspace’s Woods Pottery development in Ouseburn wins awards for “Best Refurbishment” and “Lord Mayor’s Special Regeneration” at the Newcastle Lord Mayor’s Design Awards.